ED(TD) POWERGRID awarded “IEC 1906 AWRAD” by IEC

ED(TD) POWERGRID awarded “IEC 1906 AWRAD” by IEC

🕔20:34, 15.Oct 2020

Gurgaon, 15.10.2020: B. N. De Bhowmick, ED (TD) POWERGRID and Expert of IEC Technical Committee 122, UHVAC Transmission Systems has been awarded the prestigious IEC 1906 Award by the International Electrotechnical Commission. It recognises the major inputs made in furthering

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Centre to borrow Rs 1.1 lakh cr for GST compensation cess shortfall

Centre to borrow Rs 1.1 lakh cr for GST compensation cess shortfall

🕔20:29, 15.Oct 2020

New Delhi, Oct 15 The Union government will borrow around Rs 1.1 lakh crore in tranches under a special window for lending to states in place of the GST compensation cess. A Finance Ministry statement on Thursday said that the move

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Railways created 12.42L mandays’ employment under PMGKRA: Chairman

Railways created 12.42L mandays’ employment under PMGKRA: Chairman

🕔20:28, 15.Oct 2020

New Delhi, Oct 15 The Indian Railways created employment of 12.42 lakh mandays and spent over Rs 2,566 crore in 110 days under the Prime Minister Garib Kalyan Rojgar Abhiyaan (PMGKRA). Addressing a virtual press conference here, Railway Board Chairman and

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India joins hands with the Netherlands for its e-health initiative

India joins hands with the Netherlands for its e-health initiative

🕔20:23, 15.Oct 2020

New Delhi, Oct 15 India and the Netherlands on Thursday unveiled plans for a joint thrust in the e-health sector, with the aim of providing digital health facilities and security to every Indian. Part of India’s ambitious National Digital Health

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Young, healthy people may not get Covid vax until 2022: WHO

Young, healthy people may not get Covid vax until 2022: WHO

🕔20:19, 15.Oct 2020

New Delhi, Oct 15  World Health Organization (WHO) chief scientist Soumya Swaminathan on Thursday said that young and healthy people may have to wait till 2022 to get the Covid-19 vaccine. Swaminathan also stressed that health workers and those at

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Next batch of Rafale combat jets to arrive in India in Nov

Next batch of Rafale combat jets to arrive in India in Nov

🕔20:17, 15.Oct 2020

New Delhi, Oct 15 The Indian Air Force is making preparations to receive the second lot of Rafale combat aircraft built by French company Dassault Aviation by next month. The force has sent a team of experts led by the Assistant

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Over 2,000 fashion stores join Flipkart to boost festive sales

Over 2,000 fashion stores join Flipkart to boost festive sales

🕔14:50, 15.Oct 2020

Bengaluru, Oct 15 Flipkart on Thursday said it has partnered with more than 100 brands this festive season to help bring their wide range of products across 2,000 fashion stores onto the e-commerce marketplace. Spread across more than 300 cities, this

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Reliance accounts for 40% of PE investments

Reliance accounts for 40% of PE investments

🕔14:49, 15.Oct 2020

New Delhi, Oct 15  Investments in Jio Platforms and Reliance Retail account for more than 40 per cent of private equity and venture capital investments in 2020 between January-September. According to the IVCA-EY PE/VC roundup, the January-September period recorded investments

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65% Delhi-NCR households have 1 or more individuals with pollution-related ailments

65% Delhi-NCR households have 1 or more individuals with pollution-related ailments

🕔14:48, 15.Oct 2020

New Delhi, Oct 15  About 65 per cent households of Delhi have one or more individuals who have already started experiencing pollution-related ailments, a survey has revealed. Forty-seven per cent are facing cold, cough or sore throat issues, while 26

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India’s Covid cases doubling in over 70 days

India’s Covid cases doubling in over 70 days

🕔14:46, 15.Oct 2020

New Delhi, Oct 15  The Union Health Ministry on Thursday said the country’s doubling time of Covid-19 cases has sharply increased to 70.4 days from 25.5 days in mid-August, which is nearly thrice the time being taken earlier. “This indicates

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TELEPHONE CONVERSATION BETWEEN PRESIDENT OF INDIA AND PRESIDENT OF TURKMENISTAN

TELEPHONE CONVERSATION BETWEEN PRESIDENT OF INDIA AND PRESIDENT OF TURKMENISTAN

🕔14:36, 15.Oct 2020

The President of India, Ram Nath Kovind, received a telephone call today (October 15, 2020) from Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov, the President of Turkmenistan.  The leaders acknowledged the warm and cordial relations between the two countries underpinned by historical and civilizational links.

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Air India facing a very challenging financial situation: Hardeep Puri

Air India facing a very challenging financial situation: Hardeep Puri

🕔08:13, 15.Oct 2020

New Delhi, Oct 15  Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Puri has called Air India’s leave without pay (LWP) scheme a “win-win for employees and management”, and pointed out that Air India has not laid off a single employee even as international

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After Sputnik V, Russia approves another Covid-19 vaccine: Putin

After Sputnik V, Russia approves another Covid-19 vaccine: Putin

🕔08:12, 15.Oct 2020

Moscow, Oct 15  Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday announced that the country has registered the second Covid-19 vaccine, according to media reports. Russia became the first country to give regulatory approval to a Covid-19 vaccine in August when Sputnik

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Govt allows ADNOC to export oil from Indian strategic reserves

Govt allows ADNOC to export oil from Indian strategic reserves

🕔08:10, 15.Oct 2020

New Delhi, Oct 15  In a major policy shift, the Indian government on Wednesday allowed the Abu Dhabi National Oil Co (ADNOC) to export oil that it has filled in the Indian strategic petroleum reserve (SPR) facility at Manguluru. The

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PV industry’s FY21 volumes expected to see 22-25% dip: ICRA

PV industry’s FY21 volumes expected to see 22-25% dip: ICRA

🕔08:08, 15.Oct 2020

New Delhi, Oct 15  Passenger vehicle industry’s FY21 volumes are expected to witness a 22-25 per cent decline, ratings agency ICRA said on Wednesday. “The industry segment’s fortunes are tied with the GDP growth rates and overall consumer sentiments which

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FM stresses on structural treatment of debt at G20 meet

FM stresses on structural treatment of debt at G20 meet

🕔08:07, 15.Oct 2020

New Delhi, Oct 15  Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Wednesday said that there is a need for more structural treatment of debt in the long term. Addressing the G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors Meeting, through video conference, she

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CMS launches AI-automated ATM security software ‘Algo’

CMS launches AI-automated ATM security software ‘Algo’

🕔08:06, 15.Oct 2020

Mumbai, Oct 15  CMS Info Systems (CMS) has announced the launch of fully automated, Artificial Intelligence-powered ATM security software application ‘Algo’. CMS Algo is an end-to-end security encrypted a fool-proof solution to prevent ATM frauds at the time of cash

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Railways to run 22 festival trains to and from Karnataka

Railways to run 22 festival trains to and from Karnataka

🕔08:04, 15.Oct 2020

Bengaluru, Oct 15  The South Western Railway (SWR) zone would operate 22 special trains to and from Karnataka from October 23-27 to ferry passengers for Dasara, Diwali and Chhath puja, an official said on Wednesday. “The 22 special trains or

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Modi praises STARS project, special package for J&K, Ladakh

Modi praises STARS project, special package for J&K, Ladakh

🕔08:03, 15.Oct 2020

New Delhi, Oct 15  Prime Minister Narendra Modi has hailed the STARS project as well as the special package for Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh to which the Union cabinet gave its nod on Wednesday. “The STARS project, which was

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Infosys Foundation to add 300+ beds in heart hospital

Infosys Foundation to add 300+ beds in heart hospital

🕔08:01, 15.Oct 2020

Bengaluru, Oct 15 In a bid to ramp up health infrastructure in the state-run hospitals, Karnataka on Wednesday sought help from the Infosys Foundation to add as many as 300 beds in the Jayadeva Heart Hospital in the city. Speaking

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