VP suggests govts to encourage green buildings

VP suggests govts to encourage green buildings

🕔17:49, 29.Oct 2020

New Delhi, Oct 29  Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu on Thursday suggested to state governments, Finance Commissions and local bodies to encourage green buildings by way of tax incentives and other measures. Inaugurating the CII’s Green Building Congress 2020 through

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Railways mulling idea to convert passenger trains to express

Railways mulling idea to convert passenger trains to express

🕔17:46, 29.Oct 2020

New Delhi, Oct 29  The Indian Railways is mulling idea of converting several passenger trains into express trains to provide better services to passengers and speed up the train services, but no decision has been taken by the Railway Board

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Discoms in India need to improve power quality: Survey

Discoms in India need to improve power quality: Survey

🕔17:44, 29.Oct 2020

New Delhi, Oct 29  Power distribution companies in India have to improve the power quality in the country, shows a survey. A joint study by Smart Power India (SPI), NITI Aayog and the Rockefeller Foundation, showed that only 55 per

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IDBI Bank’s Board approves raising up to Rs 6,000 Cr via QIP

IDBI Bank’s Board approves raising up to Rs 6,000 Cr via QIP

🕔17:42, 29.Oct 2020

Mumbai, Oct 29 The Board of Directors of IDBI Bank has approved raising funds up to Rs 6,000 crore by issuing equity shares through qualified institutional placement (QIP). Several banks, both in the public and private sectors have so far raised

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Maruti Suzuki India’s Q2FY21 net profit rises by 1%

Maruti Suzuki India’s Q2FY21 net profit rises by 1%

🕔17:41, 29.Oct 2020

New Delhi, Oct 29  Automobile major Maruti Suzuki India on Thursday reported a rise of 1 per cent in its net profit for Q2FY21. The profit after tax (PAT) for the quarter under consideration rose to Rs 1,371.6 crore. According

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PNB organises Walkathon for Vigilance Awareness

PNB organises Walkathon for Vigilance Awareness

🕔17:17, 29.Oct 2020

New Delhi, October 29, 2020:As a part of the Vigilance Awareness Week, the PNB organised a Walkathon from the Police Memorial ​in​ Chanakyapuri, New Delhi. Sh. Vijay Kumar Tyagi, CVO, Sh. Vivek Jha, CGM, and Sh. Ram Kumar, Zonal Manager,

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Secretary (Power), Government of India and CMD, NHPC visit Salal Power Station

Secretary (Power), Government of India and CMD, NHPC visit Salal Power Station

🕔17:12, 29.Oct 2020

Shri Sanjiv Nandan Sahai, Secretary (Power), Government of India visited NHPC’s 690 MW Salal Power Station, Jammu & Kashmir on 28.10.2020. He was accompanied by Shri A.K. Singh, CMD, NHPC, Shri Tanmay Kumar, Joint Secretary (Hydro), Ministry of Power, Government of

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DFCCIL OBSERVES VIGILANCE AWARENESS WEEK 2020

DFCCIL OBSERVES VIGILANCE AWARENESS WEEK 2020

🕔17:08, 29.Oct 2020

DFCCIL kicked off the Vigilance Awareness Week 2020 with an integrity pledge which was administered by Sh R N Singh, MD DFCCIL in the presence of Ashish Kumar, CVO, Anshuman Sharma, Director/PP, Hira Ballabh, Director/Finance, Nanduri Srinivas Director/OP&BD, Hari Mohan

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NTPC Ltd. enters into foreign currency loan agreement with Japanese Government’s financial institution for JPY 50 billion under GREEN initiative

NTPC Ltd. enters into foreign currency loan agreement with Japanese Government’s financial institution for JPY 50 billion under GREEN initiative

🕔17:05, 29.Oct 2020

In the first funding for NTPC Ltd under Japan Bank for International Co-operation (JBIC)’s GREEN or Global Action for Reconciling Economic growth and Environment preservation initiative, India’s largest power producer today entered into foreign currency loan agreement with Japanese Government’s

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New law to curb air pollution in Delhi-NCR: Rs 1 cr fine, 5-year jail

New law to curb air pollution in Delhi-NCR: Rs 1 cr fine, 5-year jail

🕔14:28, 29.Oct 2020

New Delhi, Oct 29  The Centre has issued an ordinance, making pollution an offence with a jail term, which can go up to 5 years and a penalty up to Rs 1 crore. The ordinance, was issued on Wednesday night

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Global gold demand falls in July-Sept, investment demand still strong

Global gold demand falls in July-Sept, investment demand still strong

🕔14:26, 29.Oct 2020

New Delhi, Oct 29  Demand for gold globally dropped 19 per cent during the July-September quarter to 892.3 tonne, largely due to weak consumer demand amid the pandemic, said a World Gold Council report. So far in 2020, the demand

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Tech Mahindra bags Rs 400 cr contract from HAL

Tech Mahindra bags Rs 400 cr contract from HAL

🕔14:25, 29.Oct 2020

Bengaluru, Oct 29  IT major Tech Mahindra on Thursday said it has inked a Rs 400-crore contract with Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) to support the defence PSU’s “Project Parivartan” to streamline and standardise its business processes across the organisation. As

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UP launches Higher Education Digital library

UP launches Higher Education Digital library

🕔10:25, 29.Oct 2020

Lucknow, Oct 29  Uttar Pradesh authorities have launched a Higher Education Digital library that will enable students to access the best content free of cost. Students enrolled in higher education institutions in any part of the state or the country

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India’s Covid tally crosses 80L, recoveries over 73 lakh

India’s Covid tally crosses 80L, recoveries over 73 lakh

🕔10:23, 29.Oct 2020

New Delhi, Oct 29  With a fresh spike of 49,881 coronavirus infections and 517 deaths in 24 hours, India’s tally crossed 80 lakh-mark with the total number of cases at 80,40,203, the Union Ministry of Health stated on Thursday. Out

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‘Grace Cancer Run’ by Hyderabad-based Foundation sets 2 Guinness records

‘Grace Cancer Run’ by Hyderabad-based Foundation sets 2 Guinness records

🕔07:24, 29.Oct 2020

Hyderabad, Oct 29 Hyderabad based Grace Cancer Foundation, which hosted the world’s largest cancer awareness initiative, ‘Grace Cancer Run’, has set two Guinness World Records. The Foundation had organised the run with over a lakh participants from 115 countries taking

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Sanofi, GSK to supply COVAX with 200 mn doses of COVID-19 vaccine

Sanofi, GSK to supply COVAX with 200 mn doses of COVID-19 vaccine

🕔07:20, 29.Oct 2020

New Delhi, Oct 29  Sanofi and GSK have signed a Statement of Intent with Gavi, the legal administrator of the COVAX Facility, a global risk-sharing mechanism for pooled procurement and equitable distribution of eventual COVID-19 vaccines. Sanofi and GSK intend

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Air India Express’s FY20 net profit climbs to Rs 412.77 cr

Air India Express’s FY20 net profit climbs to Rs 412.77 cr

🕔07:17, 29.Oct 2020

New Delhi, Oct 29  Air India’s low-cost international subsidiary Air India Express on Wednesday reported its highest-ever net profit, at Rs 412.77 crore for the financial year 2019-20. The airline had reported a net profit of Rs 169 crore in

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L&T’s Q2 consolidated net profit down 44.7%

L&T’s Q2 consolidated net profit down 44.7%

🕔07:13, 29.Oct 2020

Mumbai, Oct 29  Larsen & Toubro on Wednesday reported a 44.7 per cent fall in its consolidated net profit for the July-September quarter at Rs 1,410.29 crore. During the corresponding period of last fiscal (FY20), the company had reported a

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India, UK to set up ‘Sustainable Finance Forum’

India, UK to set up ‘Sustainable Finance Forum’

🕔07:12, 29.Oct 2020

New Delhi, Oct 29  India and UK on Wednesday decided to establish the ‘India-UK Sustainable Finance Forum’. Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman led the Indian delegation in the 10th round of Ministerial UK-India Economic and Financial Dialogue (EFD) wherein both sides

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Axis Bank’s Q2 net profit rises to Rs 1,683 cr

Axis Bank’s Q2 net profit rises to Rs 1,683 cr

🕔07:11, 29.Oct 2020

New Delhi, Oct 29  Lending major Axis Bank on Wednesday reported a net profit of Rs 1,683 crore for the second quarter (Q2) of 2020-21. The lender had posted a net loss of Rs 112 crore net profit during Q2.

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