Two bridges on Manali-Leh highway among 44 inaugurated by Rajnath

Two bridges on Manali-Leh highway among 44 inaugurated by Rajnath

🕔20:23, 12.Oct 2020

Shimla, Oct 12  Two crucial bridges on the strategic 475-km Manali-Leh highway were among the 44 bridges inaugurated by Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday to facilitate movement of armed forces and logistics in forward areas of Union Territory of

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Himachal CM tests positive for coronavirus

Himachal CM tests positive for coronavirus

🕔20:22, 12.Oct 2020

Shimla, Oct 12  Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur has tested positive for coronavirus on Monday. His condition is stable. “This morning he showed some symptoms of the virus and a test was conducted. He has been diagnosed positive

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Yogi to launch Mission Shakti for women in Navratri

Yogi to launch Mission Shakti for women in Navratri

🕔20:21, 12.Oct 2020

Lucknow, Oct 12  The Yogi Adityanath government will dedicate the upcoming Navratri festival to women’s safety, dignity and empowerment by launching ‘Mission Shakti’ on October 17. The initiative will begin in ‘Shardiya Navratri’ and will continue for the next six

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Exim Bank extends $400 mn Line of Credit to the Maldives

Exim Bank extends $400 mn Line of Credit to the Maldives

🕔20:19, 12.Oct 2020

Chennai, Oct 12  The Export-Import Bank of India (Exim Bank) on Monday said it has extended a $400 million Line of Credit (LoC) for the Greater Male Connectivity Project in the Maldives. The LoC was signed between Exim Bank General

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Higher food prices raise India’s Sept retail price inflation

Higher food prices raise India’s Sept retail price inflation

🕔20:15, 12.Oct 2020

New Delhi, Oct 12  India’s sequential retail price inflation spiked in September to 7.34 per cent from 6.69 per cent in August, official data showed on Monday. Though non-comparable, India had recorded a retail price inflation of over 3 per

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Tesla working on India entry, process begins in January: Musk

Tesla working on India entry, process begins in January: Musk

🕔20:13, 12.Oct 2020

New Delhi, Oct 12  Tesla CEO Elon Musk on Monday further revealed plans for the India entry of the electric car maker, saying the process to bring Tesla cars to India will begin in January 2021. Earlier this month, Musk

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TN signs 14 MoUs for industrial investment of Rs 10,055 cr

TN signs 14 MoUs for industrial investment of Rs 10,055 cr

🕔20:11, 12.Oct 2020

Chennai, Oct 12  The Tamil Nadu government on Monday signed 14 MoUs for industrial investment worth Rs 10,055 crore with an employment potential of 7,000 persons. The MoUs were signed in the presence of Chief Minister K. Palaniswami at the

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Govt capex increased by Rs 25K Cr, total FY21 spend rises to Rs 4.38L Cr

Govt capex increased by Rs 25K Cr, total FY21 spend rises to Rs 4.38L Cr

🕔20:08, 12.Oct 2020

New Delhi, Oct 12  The government has increased its capital expenditure budget to step up expenditure on projects that generate employment and spur economic activity and growth. Accordingly, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday announced that Centre’s capital expenditure budget

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States to get Rs 12K Cr interest-free 50-year loans for CapEx

States to get Rs 12K Cr interest-free 50-year loans for CapEx

🕔20:03, 12.Oct 2020

New Delhi, Oct 12  At a time when states are finding it hard to make ends meet amid the pandemic and the Centres inability to pay GST Compensation Cess, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday announced special interest-free 50-year loans

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FM announces LTC Cash Voucher Scheme for govt, PSU employees

FM announces LTC Cash Voucher Scheme for govt, PSU employees

🕔19:59, 12.Oct 2020

New Delhi, Oct 12  Coming up with the much anticipated demand boosting measures, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday announced a ‘Cash Voucher Scheme for leave travel concession (LTC) for government employees and staff of state-run organisations. The scheme will

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Vice President tests Covid negative

Vice President tests Covid negative

🕔19:57, 12.Oct 2020

New Deli, Oct 12 Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu on Monday tested negative for Covid-19. Naidu has been under home quarantine after he was diagnosed with coronavirus or Covid-19 on September 29. As per the RT-PCR test conducted by All India

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AAI to invest Rs 650 crore to build greenfield airport in Arunachal

AAI to invest Rs 650 crore to build greenfield airport in Arunachal

🕔19:56, 12.Oct 2020

Itanagar/Guwahati, Oct 12  The state-owned Airports Authority of India (AAI) has undertaken a Rs 650 crore project to develop a greenfield airport at Hollongi, near Arunachal Pradesh’s capital Itanagar, officials said on Monday. The Hollongi airport, 15 kms from Itanagar,

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SC allows NEET part-2 on Oct 14, for students who couldn’t appear due to Covid restrictions

SC allows NEET part-2 on Oct 14, for students who couldn’t appear due to Covid restrictions

🕔19:55, 12.Oct 2020

New Delhi, Oct 12  The Supreme Court on Monday allowed students who could not take the NEET exam earlier, either being Covid-19 positive or affected by restrictions imposed to contain the outbreak of viral infection, to appear for the exam

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Probe, audit ordered as mega-power failure hits Mumbai

Probe, audit ordered as mega-power failure hits Mumbai

🕔19:36, 12.Oct 2020

Mumbai, Oct 12  A major power breakdown owing to a grid failure brought bustling Mumbai and parts of the Mumbai Metropolitan Region of Thane, Raigad and Palghar districts to the knees on Monday, officials said here. Rattled by the outrage

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A Team of Central Officers led by CEA under Power Ministry being sent to Mumbai to Study the Mumbai Power Breakdown

A Team of Central Officers led by CEA under Power Ministry being sent to Mumbai to Study the Mumbai Power Breakdown

🕔18:26, 12.Oct 2020

Union Minister of State( i/c) for Power & MNRE  R K Singh while speaking early in the afternoon today, on the Power breakdown in Mumbai, said, “ The power supply (in Mumbai) has been restored substantially. Out of more than

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Sahara paid Rs 3,226 Cr to investors in last 75 days

Sahara paid Rs 3,226 Cr to investors in last 75 days

🕔14:30, 12.Oct 2020

Lucknow/New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) Sahara India Pariwar said on Monday that in the last 75 days or so alone, the group has paid Rs 3,226.03 crore to 10.17 lakh members. Out of the total amount paid in this period, 2.18

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Govt cuts late payment surcharge as interest rates drop

Govt cuts late payment surcharge as interest rates drop

🕔13:35, 12.Oct 2020

New Delhi, Oct 12  The Ministry of Power has issued the Draft (Late Payment Surcharge Electricity Rules, 2020, to reduce the extremely high rates of late payment surcharge. The Ministry of Power noted that it is necessary that the rates

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Major power outage cripples Mumbai, suburbs

Major power outage cripples Mumbai, suburbs

🕔12:00, 12.Oct 2020

Mumbai, Oct 12 A major power breakdown crippled Mumbai and the Mumbai Metropolitan Region of Thane, Raigad and Palghar on Monday owing to a grid failure, officis said here. One of the distributor, BEST, said the power supply was “interrupted

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GST Council to discuss compensation cess on Monday

GST Council to discuss compensation cess on Monday

🕔07:08, 12.Oct 2020

New Delhi, Oct 12  As the GST compensation cess issue still remains unresolved with around 10 opposition-ruled states and Union Territories not agreeing with the Centre’s borrowing proposals, the GST Council, consisting of all state Finance Ministers and headed by

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Vardhan advocates AYUSH remedies, endorses medicinal properties to contain COVID

Vardhan advocates AYUSH remedies, endorses medicinal properties to contain COVID

🕔07:07, 12.Oct 2020

New Delhi, Oct 12  Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Sunday defended the Ayurveda-based interventions in prevention and treatment of the COVID-19 disease and hailed its efficacy in boosting immunity. The minister backed the role of Ayurvedic drugs after a

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