Govt to release CoWIN version 2.0 soon: Union Health Ministry

Govt to release CoWIN version 2.0 soon: Union Health Ministry

🕔21:57, 6.Feb 2021

New Delhi, Feb 6  The Union Ministry for Health and Family Welfare said on Saturday that it will release the upgraded version of CoWIN app which is currently supervising the ongoing massive vaccination drive against Covid-19 in the country. Health

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Vaccine rollout increases hopes for air transport: Ind-Ra

Vaccine rollout increases hopes for air transport: Ind-Ra

🕔21:54, 6.Feb 2021

Mumbai, Feb 6 The start of vaccination drives in several countries globally along with higher fleet deployment levels will support the recovery of the air transport sector in the coming months, India Ratings and Research (Ind-Ra) said. Accordingly, the agency’s India

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PM pitches for world-class judicial system powered by AI

PM pitches for world-class judicial system powered by AI

🕔14:55, 6.Feb 2021

Gandhinagar, Feb 6  Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said the possibility of using Artificial Intelligence (AI) is being examined to improve the efficiency and speed of the judiciary in the country. Modi was virtually addressing an event in Ahmedabad,

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After 2-day spike, Petrol & diesel prices remain unchanged

After 2-day spike, Petrol & diesel prices remain unchanged

🕔14:53, 6.Feb 2021

New Delhi, Feb 6  Petrol and diesel price rise went on the pause mode on Saturday after two consecutive days of sharp increase where pump price of the auto fuels rose by 65 paise per litre. The pause came on

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Modi to visit Assam, West Bengal on Feb 7

Modi to visit Assam, West Bengal on Feb 7

🕔09:51, 6.Feb 2021

New Delhi, Feb 6  Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be on a day’s visit to poll-bound Assam and West Bengal on February 7 to lay the foundation stone for several infrastructure projects. According to a government statement, Modi will visit

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Samsung seeks tax breaks for new chip plant in US

Samsung seeks tax breaks for new chip plant in US

🕔09:49, 6.Feb 2021

Seoul, Feb 6  Samsung has asked Texas state officials to give tax breaks for its potential new chip plant, news reports showed Friday, raising speculation that the South Korean tech titan could make a big investment in the US. The

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Rs 8,060 cr for Northeast Frontier Railway in Budget 2021

Rs 8,060 cr for Northeast Frontier Railway in Budget 2021

🕔09:48, 6.Feb 2021

Guwahati/Agartala, Feb 6  A sum of Rs 8,060 crore has been allocated for the Northeast Frontier Railway (NFR) in this year’s Budget, officials said on Friday. NFR’s Chief Public Relations Officer Subhanan Chanda said that of the Rs 8,060 crore,

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India ready to share resources in Indian Ocean Region: President

India ready to share resources in Indian Ocean Region: President

🕔09:47, 6.Feb 2021

Bengaluru, Feb 6  Calling upon nations in the Indian Ocean Region (IOR) to focus on fostering political, economic, cultural and defence cooperation, President Ram Nath Kovind said on Friday that India is ready to share its expertise and resources with

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Tax disputes worth Rs 97K cr settled so far in ‘Vivad se Vishwas’

Tax disputes worth Rs 97K cr settled so far in ‘Vivad se Vishwas’

🕔09:46, 6.Feb 2021

New Delhi, Feb 6  The direct tax dispute resolution scheme ‘Vivad se Vishwas’ brought by the Centre in March last year has helped tax dispute settlement worth over Rs 97,000 crore. So far 1,25,144 cases have opted for the scheme

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Railways launched 153 new train services in 2019-20: Goyal

Railways launched 153 new train services in 2019-20: Goyal

🕔09:42, 6.Feb 2021

New Delhi, Feb 6 The Railways introduced 153 services in 2019-20 as compared to 266 services in 2018-19, which included modern semi-high speed trains like Vande Bharat, Tejas Express and UDAY (Utkrisht Double-Decker Air-conditioned Yatri) Express trains, Parliament was informed

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Das urges policy action to keep petro products, industrial raw material prices under check

Das urges policy action to keep petro products, industrial raw material prices under check

🕔09:40, 6.Feb 2021

Mumbai, Feb 6  Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Shaktikanta Das on Friday put onus on both the Centre and states to ensure through concerted policy measures that current cost build in petroleum products and industrials raw materials does not

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India’s foreign exchange reserves swell by over $4.8 bn

India’s foreign exchange reserves swell by over $4.8 bn

🕔09:38, 6.Feb 2021

Mumbai, Feb 6  India’s foreign exchange reserves rose by $4.852 billion during the week ended January 29. According to the Reserve Bank of India’s weekly statistical supplement, the reserves increased to $590.185 billion from $585.334 billion reported for the week

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‘Scrapping policy will benefit vehicle owners more than the industry’

‘Scrapping policy will benefit vehicle owners more than the industry’

🕔09:36, 6.Feb 2021

New Delhi, Feb 6  Union Road Transport and Highways Secretary Giridhar Aramane says that the new scrapping policy has been brought in keeping in view the interests of vehicle owners, not the automobile industry. “The scrapping policy will not just

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India’s post-Covid Budget transparent, futuristic: Anurag Thakur

India’s post-Covid Budget transparent, futuristic: Anurag Thakur

🕔09:32, 6.Feb 2021

New Delhi, Feb 6  India’s first Budget after the outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic is prudent, transparent and futuristic and is aimed at making the country self-reliant, Minister of State for Finance, Anurag Thakur, told IANS. Following are the excerpts

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IRCTC to run 4 pilgrim special trains

IRCTC to run 4 pilgrim special trains

🕔09:29, 6.Feb 2021

Gandhinagar, Feb 6  The Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC), a subsidiary of the Indian Railways, will be running four pilgrim special trains from Rajkot in Gujarat in February and March. Rahul Himalayan, the group General Manager of IRCTC

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Air show proof of India’s strength in aerospace: President

Air show proof of India’s strength in aerospace: President

🕔09:22, 6.Feb 2021

Bengaluru, Feb 6  President Ram Nath Kovind on Friday said the biennial air show in Bengaluru was a proof of India’s growing strength in aerospace and defence sectors at a global level. “Aero India 2021 is a proof of the

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India’s aeronautics sector to double by 2024: Rajnath

India’s aeronautics sector to double by 2024: Rajnath

🕔09:18, 6.Feb 2021

Bengaluru, Feb 6  The growth of the country’s aeronautics sector will double from Rs 30,000 crore to Rs 60,000 crore by 2024, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said on Friday. Speaking at the valedictory function of the 13th edition of AeroIndia

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XP100 – India’s first 100 Octane petrol now available in Lucknow

XP100 – India’s first 100 Octane petrol now available in Lucknow

🕔07:16, 6.Feb 2021

(World’s best premium grade petrol for high-end bikes & cars) Lucknow, February 5, 2021: IndianOil today launched its world-class premium grade petrol (100 octane) XP100 in Lucknow. Dr. Uttiya Bhattacharyya, Executive Director and State Head, IndianOil, Uttar Pradesh State Office-1

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Indian start-ups developing, making products for military use: Kovind

Indian start-ups developing, making products for military use: Kovind

🕔06:11, 6.Feb 2021

Bengaluru, Feb 6 President Ram Nath Kovind on Friday said many start-ups in the country were developing technologies and products for military use. “Through start-up manthan, many start-ups are developing new technologies and products for military use. The platform is also

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PNB’s Q3FY21 net profit at Rs 506 cr

PNB’s Q3FY21 net profit at Rs 506 cr

🕔06:09, 6.Feb 2021

New Delhi, Feb 6  State-run Punjab National Bank (PNB) reported a net profit of Rs 506 crore during the third quarter (Q3) ended December 31, 2020. The bank had reported a net loss of Rs 492.28 crore during the corresponding

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