DRDO scientists leave for Joshimath area for surveillance

DRDO scientists leave for Joshimath area for surveillance

🕔14:16, 8.Feb 2021

New Delhi, Feb 8 A team of scientists from the Center for Snow and Avalanche Study of Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) on Monday left for the Joshimath area for surveillance and reconnaissance. The team was flown to Dehradun on

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India emerged as pharmacy hub during Covid-19: Modi

India emerged as pharmacy hub during Covid-19: Modi

🕔14:14, 8.Feb 2021

New Delhi, Feb 8  Replying to the Motion of Thanks in the Rajya Sabha on the President’s address, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said today scientists are working on ‘mission mode’ as a result the world’s largest vaccination drive

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Visa announces grants for women-owned businesses in India

Visa announces grants for women-owned businesses in India

🕔14:13, 8.Feb 2021

Mumbai, Feb 8  Visa on Monday announced the recipients of its grant programme in India to boost women entrepreneurship globally and empower budding businesswomen. As part of Visa’s first global grant programme in partnership with IFundWomen, Bunko Junko, My Chapter

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Cutting off-budget borrowings has raised fiscal deficit guidance

Cutting off-budget borrowings has raised fiscal deficit guidance

🕔14:11, 8.Feb 2021

New Delhi, Feb 8  Government’s more transparent stand in terms of its accounts has resulted in country’s fiscal deficit taking a longer glide path towards consolidation. According to a research report by Crisil, with off-budget expenditures such as Food Corporation

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Govt calls for presentation by merchant bankers for Tata Comm OFS on Tuesday

Govt calls for presentation by merchant bankers for Tata Comm OFS on Tuesday

🕔14:08, 8.Feb 2021

New Delhi, Feb 8  The Department of Investment and Public Asset Management (DIPAM) has called on the interested merchant banks to make presentations on Tuesday for the selection of a merchant banker-cum-selling broker for disinvestment of the government’s entire shareholding

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Despite surge, India face no change in crude prices from Saudi Arabia

Despite surge, India face no change in crude prices from Saudi Arabia

🕔14:07, 8.Feb 2021

New Delhi, Feb 8  The oil diplomacy by India has paid dividend with world’s largest oil producer Saudi Arabia deciding against raising crude supplies for March delivery to Asian consumers while raising the prices for other major consumers in the

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Petrol, diesel price rise checked for 3rd consecutive day

Petrol, diesel price rise checked for 3rd consecutive day

🕔14:06, 8.Feb 2021

New Delhi, Feb 8  Petrol and diesel price rise continued on the pause mode on Monday, the third consecutive day of no price change, as oil marketing companies decided to watch the revolving oil market before taking a call on

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Indian independent software vendors fast moving to Oracle Cloud

Indian independent software vendors fast moving to Oracle Cloud

🕔14:04, 8.Feb 2021

New Delhi, Feb 8  A large number of Indian independent software vendors (ISVs) including GOFRUGAL, Medexpert, Ameyo and Information Dynamics, among others are choosing to run their business critical applications on Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI) to improve application performance and

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HCL Tech announces Rs 700 cr one-time bonus for employees

HCL Tech announces Rs 700 cr one-time bonus for employees

🕔14:03, 8.Feb 2021

New Delhi, Feb 8 HCL Technologies (HCL) on Monday announced to issue a one-time special bonus worth over Rs 700 crore to employees around the world in recognition of its recent milestone of crossing the $10 billion mark in revenue for

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Low intensity quake felt in J&K

Low intensity quake felt in J&K

🕔14:02, 8.Feb 2021

Srinagar, Feb 8  A low intensity earthquake struck Jammu and Kashmir on Monday and no report of any casualty or damage to property has been received from anywhere so far. An official of the disaster management authority said, “An earthquake

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Beware of ‘Foreign Destructive Ideology’: PM

Beware of ‘Foreign Destructive Ideology’: PM

🕔14:01, 8.Feb 2021

New Delhi, Feb 8  Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday slammed the narrative against his government on the farmers’ issue as he warned the country against the new FDI that now stands for “Foreign Destructive Ideology”. He said that the

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Boundary issue with India will be resolved through diplomatic talks: Oli

Boundary issue with India will be resolved through diplomatic talks: Oli

🕔13:58, 8.Feb 2021

Kathmandu, Feb 8  Nepal Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli on Monday said that the ongoing border disputes with India will be resolved through diplomatic talks. Although Nepal and India held ministerial level talks in New Delhi last month, the two

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Varanasi’s Sewapuri model development block

Varanasi’s Sewapuri model development block

🕔13:56, 8.Feb 2021

Varanasi (Uttar Pradesh), Feb 8  Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath wants to turn Sewapuri in Varanasi into a model development block. “Sewapuri is becoming a model development block in the country and the Arogya Mela is providing better medical

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Duty cut could bring down domestic steel prices by 10%: ICRA

Duty cut could bring down domestic steel prices by 10%: ICRA

🕔13:10, 8.Feb 2021

New Delhi, Feb 8  Government’s proposal to reduce import duty on steel products in Budget 2021-22 would make their imports more competitive and in turn exert near-term pricing pressures on domestic steelmakers, rating agency ICRA said. In its report on

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All Rafale jets to be inducted by April 2022: Rajnath

All Rafale jets to be inducted by April 2022: Rajnath

🕔11:05, 8.Feb 2021

Three Rafale combat aircrafts landed in India on January 27 night after flying non-stop from France, an Indian Air Force official said. The three jets added to the then fleet of eight Rafale aircrafts. It was the third batch of

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Uttarakhand tragedy: PM announces Rs 2 lakh ex-gratia

Uttarakhand tragedy: PM announces Rs 2 lakh ex-gratia

🕔11:03, 8.Feb 2021

New Delhi, Feb 8  Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday announced Rs 2 lakh ex-gratia for next of the kin of all those who have lost their lives in the massive flash flood caused by a glacier breach near Joshimath

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4,649 LoC ceasefire violations in 2020 by Pakistan

4,649 LoC ceasefire violations in 2020 by Pakistan

🕔11:02, 8.Feb 2021

New Delhi, Feb 8  Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday informed the Rajya Sabha that in 2020 there were a total of 4,649 ceasefire violations by Pakistan on the Line of Control (LoC). The Defence Minister said that ceasefire violations

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India directs Twitter to block 1,178 accounts in fresh notice

India directs Twitter to block 1,178 accounts in fresh notice

🕔10:59, 8.Feb 2021

New Delhi, Feb 8  The Indian government has sent a fresh notice to Twitter in less than 10 days, directing it to block 1,178 more accounts believed to be linked to the Khalistan sympathisers and those backed by Pakistan as

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Yogi reviews development projects in Varanasi

Yogi reviews development projects in Varanasi

🕔10:58, 8.Feb 2021

Varanasi, Feb 8  Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has directed officials to ensure that all 123 projects in Varanasi are completed within the specified time, maintaining the quality and initiating all safety measures. The Chief Minister reviewed the progress

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Uttarakhand deluge: Cabinet Secy directs agencies to work in co-ordination

Uttarakhand deluge: Cabinet Secy directs agencies to work in co-ordination

🕔07:15, 8.Feb 2021

New Delhi, Feb 8  Cabinet Secretary Rajiv Gauba on Sunday directed all the agencies concerned to work in close co-ordination and extend all requisite assistance to the administration in Uttarakhand where over 150 people were missing following by a massive

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