With 81K new cases, India’s corona tally nears 64L

With 81K new cases, India’s corona tally nears 64L

🕔10:44, 2.Oct 2020

New Delhi, Oct 2 With a spike of 81,214 coronavirus cases and 1,095 deaths in 24 hours, India’s tally on Friday mounted to 63,94,069 cases. Out of the total cases, 9,42,217 are currently active, 53,52,078 have been discharged, while 99,773 lost

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Maha Covid cases zoom over 14 lakh, toll crosses 37,000

Maha Covid cases zoom over 14 lakh, toll crosses 37,000

🕔07:59, 2.Oct 2020

Mumbai, Oct 2  Maharashtra’s Covid-19 deaths and cases dropped but the case tally shot above 14 lakh and the death toll crossed 37,000, while the Mumbai Metropolitan Region (MMR) remained grim with growing cases, health officials said here on Thursday.

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N-E to play leading role in India’s economic emergence post-Covid

N-E to play leading role in India’s economic emergence post-Covid

🕔07:57, 2.Oct 2020

New Delhi, Oct 2  The north eastern region of India will play a lead1ng role in the post-Covid scenario thereby taking the lead as the ‘new engine of a new India’, Union Minister of State for the Development of North

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Gandhi’s thoughts are core of Modi govt: Prez Kovind

Gandhi’s thoughts are core of Modi govt: Prez Kovind

🕔07:50, 2.Oct 2020

New Delhi, Oct 2  Mahatma Gandhi’s thoughts and teachings are at the core of the Modi government’s efforts, said President Ram Nath Kovind on the eve of the 151st birth anniversary of the Father of the Nation. Noting practices and

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FY22 Union Budget: Pre-budget meetings to begin on Oct 16

FY22 Union Budget: Pre-budget meetings to begin on Oct 16

🕔07:45, 2.Oct 2020

New Delhi, Oct 2  The pre-budget meetings for the Union Budget FY 2021-22 will begin on October 16 and continue till the first week of November, said a circular by the Department of Economic Affairs (DEA). The Budget Circular 2021-22

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India’s Sept merchandise exports rise over 5% YoY

India’s Sept merchandise exports rise over 5% YoY

🕔07:44, 2.Oct 2020

New Delhi, Oct 2  India’s merchandise exports in September rose by 5.27 per cent on a year-on-year basis, official data showed on Friday. The country shipped out merchandise worth $27.40 billion as compared to merchandise worth $26.02 billion exported during

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Railways records 13.5% YoY rise in freight revenue in Sep 2020

Railways records 13.5% YoY rise in freight revenue in Sep 2020

🕔07:43, 2.Oct 2020

New Delhi, Oct 2  The Indian Railways on Thursday said that it has earned more revenue in September 2020 over the same period last year in spite of Covid-19 related challenges, as the freight revenue registered a 13.54 per cent

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New security norms for credit, debit cards puts several in fix-2

New security norms for credit, debit cards puts several in fix-2

🕔07:42, 2.Oct 2020

New Delhi, Oct 2  New guidelines to further secure credit and debit card payments left several cardholders in a fix on Thursday as many of them were not able to make online or contactless transactions. The reason for such instances,

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Tamil Nadu, Arunachal join One Nation One Ration Card scheme

Tamil Nadu, Arunachal join One Nation One Ration Card scheme

🕔07:39, 2.Oct 2020

New Delhi, Oct 2  Two more States, Tamil Nadu and Arunachal Pradesh have been integrated with the existing national portability cluster of 26 States/UTs under the One Nation One Ration Card, said Union Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public

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Defence Ministry celebrates 20th Raising Day of Integrated Defence Staff

Defence Ministry celebrates 20th Raising Day of Integrated Defence Staff

🕔07:30, 2.Oct 2020

New Delhi, Oct 2 The Ministry of Defence celebrated the 20th Raising Day of Integrated Defence Staff on Thursday. On the occasion, the Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat extended his warm felicitations to all members of the tri-services

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Abu Dhabi’s Mubadala to invest over Rs 6,247 cr in Reliance Retail

Abu Dhabi’s Mubadala to invest over Rs 6,247 cr in Reliance Retail

🕔19:43, 1.Oct 2020

Mumbai, Oct 1 Reliance Industries on Thursday said that Abu Dhabi-based sovereign investor Mubadala Investment Company will invest Rs 6,247.5 crore into Reliance Retail Ventures. Mubadala’s investment will translate into a 1.40 per cent equity stake in RRVL on a fully

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India successfully tested laser-guided anti-tank missile

India successfully tested laser-guided anti-tank missile

🕔19:40, 1.Oct 2020

New Delhi, Oct 1  The indigenously-developed laser-guided anti-tank guided missile (ATGM) was again successfully test-fired on Thursday, destroying a target at a longer range, the Defence Ministry said. Defence Minister Rajnath Singh congratulated the Defence Research Development Organisation (DRDO) for

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Tanmaya Lal has been appointed as the next Ambassador of India to the Kingdom of Sweden

Tanmaya Lal has been appointed as the next Ambassador of India to the Kingdom of Sweden

🕔19:29, 1.Oct 2020

October 01, 2020: Shri Tanmaya Lal (IFS: 1991), presently High Commissioner of India to the Republic of Mauritius, has been appointed as the next Ambassador of India to the Kingdom of Sweden. He is expected to take up the assignment

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K. Nandini Singla has been appointed as the next High Commissioner of India to the Republic of Mauritius

K. Nandini Singla has been appointed as the next High Commissioner of India to the Republic of Mauritius

🕔19:26, 1.Oct 2020

October 01, 2020: Ms. K. Nandini Singla (IFS: 1997), presently Ambassador of India to Portugal, has been appointed as the next High Commissioner of India to the Republic of Mauritius. She is expected to take up the assignment shortly.

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GST collection in September stands at Rs 95,480 crore

GST collection in September stands at Rs 95,480 crore

🕔19:20, 1.Oct 2020

New Delhi, Oct 1  The gross GST revenue collection in September rose sequentially to Rs 95,480 crore from August’s collection, an official statement said on Thursday. In August, the gross GST collection stood at Rs 86,449 crore. “The gross GST

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Pichai commits $1 billion to help publishers create quality news

Pichai commits $1 billion to help publishers create quality news

🕔19:18, 1.Oct 2020

San Francisco, Oct 1  Alphabet and Google CEO Sundar Pichai on Thursday announced the company’s biggest $1 billion investment for the future of news, in partnerships with news publishers that would pay them to create and curate high-quality content for

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Railways to introduce 200 more trains in festive seasons: Chairman

Railways to introduce 200 more trains in festive seasons: Chairman

🕔19:13, 1.Oct 2020

New Delhi, Oct 1  In a good news for the passengers planning to travel during the festive seasons, Railway Board Chairman and CEO V.K. Yadav on Thursday said that the national transporter is planning to introduce 200 special trains between

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India declares one-day state mourning for Kuwait’s Emir

India declares one-day state mourning for Kuwait’s Emir

🕔19:12, 1.Oct 2020

New Delhi, Oct 1  India on Thursday declared one-day state mourning on Sunday as a mark of respect to Sheikh Sabah Al Ahmad Al Sabah, the Emir of Kuwait, who passed away on Tuesday. Making the announcement, the Union Ministry

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SC approves DGCA’s proposal on air tickets refund booked during lockdown

SC approves DGCA’s proposal on air tickets refund booked during lockdown

🕔19:07, 1.Oct 2020

New Delhi, Oct 1 In a big relief to thousands of air passengers, the Supreme Court on Thursday approved the Directorate General of Civil Aviation’s (DGCA) proposal on air tickets refund and credit shell on flights booked prior and during lockdown.

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PRESIDENT’S MESSAGE ON THE EVE OF GANDHI JAYANTI

PRESIDENT’S MESSAGE ON THE EVE OF GANDHI JAYANTI

🕔19:04, 1.Oct 2020

 The President of India, Shri Ram Nath Kovind has issued the following message to the nation on the eve of Gandhi Jayanti. In his message the President has said, “On the occasion of 151st anniversary of our Father of the Nation,

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