NDB extends $646 m loan for upgrading state highway network in Andhra

NDB extends $646 m loan for upgrading state highway network in Andhra

🕔18:27, 6.Jan 2021

New Delhi, Jan 6  The Indian government and the Andhra Pradesh government on Wednesday signed a loan agreements of up to $323 million each with the New Development Bank (NDB) for two road sector projects. The first project – the

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Rs 1,100 cr push for rubber plantation in northeast India

Rs 1,100 cr push for rubber plantation in northeast India

🕔18:23, 6.Jan 2021

Guwahati/Agartala, Jan 6  Industry body Automotive Tyre Manufactures Association (ATMA) will invest Rs 1,100 crore to undertake rubber plantation in additional 2,00,000 hectares of land in northeast India in the next five years, officials said on Wednesday. Union Commerce and

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73 detected to have new UK Covid mutant strain: Health Ministry

73 detected to have new UK Covid mutant strain: Health Ministry

🕔18:20, 6.Jan 2021

New Delhi, Jan 6  The Central government on Wednesday said that a total of 73 persons have been detected with the new “more transmissible” UK coronavirus mutant strain, and they are being kept in physical isolation in health facilities. Out

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LOK SABHA SPEAKER OM BIRLA TO ATTEND OUTREACH AND FAMILIARIZATION PROGRAMME FOR PANCHAYATI RAJ INSTITUTIONS AT DEHRADUN

LOK SABHA SPEAKER OM BIRLA TO ATTEND OUTREACH AND FAMILIARIZATION PROGRAMME FOR PANCHAYATI RAJ INSTITUTIONS AT DEHRADUN

🕔18:13, 6.Jan 2021

PROGRAMME AIMS TO PROVIDE PANCHAYAT MEMBERS AN INTRODUCTION TO PARLIAMENT FUNCTIONING AND EXPOSURE TO DEMOCRATIC PRINICIPLES AND ETHOS New Delhi, 06 January 2021:  On the initiative of Lok Sabha Speaker Shri Om Birla and with a view to introducing Panchayat

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Rajasthan to open schools for Class 9 to 12 from Jan 18

Rajasthan to open schools for Class 9 to 12 from Jan 18

🕔16:00, 6.Jan 2021

Jaipur, Jan 6  As the number of Covid patients continued to take a downward shift, the Rajasthan government has announced to open the schools, colleges and coaching centres in the state from January 18. While the regular school from Class

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Vice President to felicitate 5 Goa legislators on Jan 9

Vice President to felicitate 5 Goa legislators on Jan 9

🕔15:55, 6.Jan 2021

Panaji, Jan 6  Vice President of India M. Venkaiah Naidu will felicitate five legislators, both former and serving, during his visit to the Goa legislative Assembly as part of the ‘Legislator’s Day’ event on January 9, Speaker Rajesh Patnekar said

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Bihar govt plans to open ‘Dhabas’ on highways to promote tourism

Bihar govt plans to open ‘Dhabas’ on highways to promote tourism

🕔15:35, 6.Jan 2021

Patna, Jan 6 The tourism department in Bihar has come up with the concept of opening ‘Dhabas’ on all state and national highways. The aim is to promote tourism in the state and generate revenue for the government. Jivesh Kumar, Tourism

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SpiceJet to launch 21 new domestic, international flights

SpiceJet to launch 21 new domestic, international flights

🕔15:31, 6.Jan 2021

New Delhi, Jan 6  Budget airline SpiceJet will launch 21 new domestic and international flights. Accordingly, the new flights will commence operations in a phased manner from January 12, 2021. In a statement, the airline said these flights will include

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Dell launches new PCs, monitors

Dell launches new PCs, monitors

🕔15:30, 6.Jan 2021

Bengaluru, Jan 6  Dell Technologies on Wednesday expanded its product line with the launch of new PCs, monitors along with Dell Optimizer software. The company has unveiled Latitude 9420, Latitude 7520, Latitude 5420 at $1,949, $1,649, $1,049 respectively. “Our new

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Mumbai Central terminus to be renamed after Nana Shankarsett

Mumbai Central terminus to be renamed after Nana Shankarsett

🕔15:28, 6.Jan 2021

Mumbai, Jan. Jan 6  The iconic Mumbai Central Terminus and station on the Western Railway (WR), shall be renamed after the legendary businessman and philanthropist, Jagannath Shankarseth Murkute, Shiv Sena MP Arvind Sawant said here on Wednesday. The move comes

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India suffered longest internet shutdowns in 2020 globally

India suffered longest internet shutdowns in 2020 globally

🕔15:00, 6.Jan 2021

New Delhi, Jan 6  India suffered the longest internet shutdowns in 2020 for the second year running globally, bearing the biggest economic impact of $2.8 billion and 8,927 hours lost, affecting 10.3 million users in total, a new report from

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Indian-American Republican sworn in as Ohio state Senator

Indian-American Republican sworn in as Ohio state Senator

🕔13:24, 6.Jan 2021

Washington, Jan 6  Indian-American Republican Niraj Antani, who was elected to the Ohio state Senate from the 6th District, has been sworn in as a Senator, the media reported. Taking to Twitter on Monday, Antani, who served as a state

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ITC aims to meet 100% of electrical energy needs from renewable sources

ITC aims to meet 100% of electrical energy needs from renewable sources

🕔13:22, 6.Jan 2021

New Delhi, Jan 6  ITC Limited has set itself the target to meet 100 per cent of purchased grid electricity requirements from renewable sources by 2030. In line with its philosophy of ‘Responsible Competitiveness’, the Company has adopted a low

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Retail investors pump in $ 12bn as they go direct in stock market

Retail investors pump in $ 12bn as they go direct in stock market

🕔13:21, 6.Jan 2021

New Delhi, Jan 6  Retail investors in India directly bought stocks to the tune of $ 12 billion over January-September as the post-Covid period has seen rising retail inflows similar to the global trend. According to a report by foreign

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Petrol, diesel prices rise breaking month-long pause

Petrol, diesel prices rise breaking month-long pause

🕔13:20, 6.Jan 2021

New Delhi, Jan 6  The new year has broken the patience of oil marketing companies as they increased the pump price of petrol and diesel breaking over a month long pause. Accordingly, the retail price of petrol and diesel increased

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Citing India, Trump blocks 8 Chinese apps over national security

Citing India, Trump blocks 8 Chinese apps over national security

🕔13:19, 6.Jan 2021

San Francisco/New Delhi, Jan 6  Taking India’s example of banning more than 200 Chinese apps, US President Donald Trump has signed a new executive order that blocks transactions with Chinese companies running eight apps, including Jack Ma-owned Ant Group’s Alipay,

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Vaccine dry run in Delhi scheduled at 8 centres including Hindu Rao Hospital

Vaccine dry run in Delhi scheduled at 8 centres including Hindu Rao Hospital

🕔13:10, 6.Jan 2021

New Delhi, Jan 6  A dry run for the Covid vaccine will be conducted at 8 sites in the national capital on Wednesday, officials said. The dry run will be held at two hospitals under the North Delhi Municipal Corporation

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India calls for global efforts against terrorists acquiring chemical weapons

India calls for global efforts against terrorists acquiring chemical weapons

🕔12:40, 6.Jan 2021

United Nations, Jan 6 (IANS) India has expressed concern over the possibility of terrorists getting hold of chemical weapons and called for unrelenting global action against them. At a Security Council session on Tuesday on the use of chemical weapons in

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OPEC allows Russia, Kazakhstan to raise output

OPEC allows Russia, Kazakhstan to raise output

🕔12:33, 6.Jan 2021

Moscow, Jan 6  The Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) and non-bloc producers agreed to allow Russia and Kazakhstan to slightly raise oil output in the next two months. In accordance with a deal published by the OPEC, Russia will

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