Earthquake of magnitude 6.3 jolts Tajikistan, tremor felt in North India

Earthquake of magnitude 6.3 jolts Tajikistan, tremor felt in North India

🕔23:14, 12.Feb 2021

New Delhi, Feb 12 The National Centre for Seismology (NCS) under the Ministry of Earth Sciences said on Friday that an earthquake measuring 6.3 on the Richter Scale hit Tajikistan, the tremors of which were also felt in Delhi and

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Railways to introduce Tejas Sleeper Type coaches on Agartala Rajdhani Special train

Railways to introduce Tejas Sleeper Type coaches on Agartala Rajdhani Special train

🕔22:15, 12.Feb 2021

A new era of train travel experience with enhanced comfort is being rolled out with the introduction of Tejas Sleeper Type Trains  Agartala Rajdhani Special train will run with special Tejas type Sleeper coaches from 15.02.21  Indian Railways effectuates convenient

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NHPC Q3 net profit increased by 100% to Rs. 808 crore

NHPC Q3 net profit increased by 100% to Rs. 808 crore

🕔21:55, 12.Feb 2021

Faridabad, Feb 12 For the quarter ended 31st December, 2020 standalone net profit of NHPC increased by 100% to Rs. 808 crore against a net profit of Rs. 404 crore during the corresponding previous quarter ended 31st December, 2019. Net

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John Kerry praises Modi for his efforts to provide clean energy

John Kerry praises Modi for his efforts to provide clean energy

🕔17:29, 12.Feb 2021

Washington, Feb 12  The United States’ Special Envoy for Climate, John Kerry on Thursday applauded Prime Minister Narendra Modi for effectively addressing climate change concerns of the world. Addressing the World Sustainable Development Summit 2021, Kerry commended Modi for setting

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NTPC installed capacity reaches 64,075 MW

NTPC installed capacity reaches 64,075 MW

🕔17:27, 12.Feb 2021

New Delhi, Feb 12  NTPC Ltd, India’s largest energy integrated company, crossed 64,000 MW of installed capacity. The company commenced commercial operations for the Kameng Hydro-Electric Project, a part North Eastern Electric Power Corporation Ltd (a wholly-owned subsidiary company of

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No additional tax burden on people in Budget: Pradhan

No additional tax burden on people in Budget: Pradhan

🕔16:35, 12.Feb 2021

New Delhi, Feb 12  Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Friday defended the Union Budget 2021-22, saying it did not put additional burden on people and had come at a time when the Indian economy was hit by the coronavirus

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Govt to consider bringing down GST on pesticides to 5%

Govt to consider bringing down GST on pesticides to 5%

🕔16:34, 12.Feb 2021

New Delhi, Feb 12  As part of efforts to bring parity in taxation on agro-inputs, the Department of Chemical and Petrochemicals has approached the Finance Ministry for reducing GST on pesticides from 18 per cent to 5 per cent. Along

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HDFC shares hit new high, market cap crosses Rs 5 lakh cr

HDFC shares hit new high, market cap crosses Rs 5 lakh cr

🕔16:32, 12.Feb 2021

Mumbai, Feb 12  Shares of HDFC touched a record high on Friday, taking its market capitalisation to over the Rs 5 lakh crore mark. Its shares on the BSE touched a new high of Rs 2,808.75. Around 1.10 pm, HDFC’s

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Gulf Oil Lubricants India moves into EV charging space

Gulf Oil Lubricants India moves into EV charging space

🕔16:29, 12.Feb 2021

New Delhi, Feb 12  Gulf Oil Lubricants India Ltd (GOLIL), part of the Hinduja Group, has entered into an agreement with Gulf Oil International (GOI) to participate and co-invest in Government of India’s recent investment along with the Clean Growth

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FM’s dig at Chidambaram: Budget transparent; doubtful under UPA

FM’s dig at Chidambaram: Budget transparent; doubtful under UPA

🕔16:00, 12.Feb 2021

New Delhi, Feb 12 (IANS) Denying allegations of non-transparency in budgetary numbers, Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday said that the Modi government’s Budget was “clear and transparent”, while indicating that numbers were doubtful during the UPA rule. Her statement

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India smartphone market to grow 10% in 2021 amid 5G push

India smartphone market to grow 10% in 2021 amid 5G push

🕔12:15, 12.Feb 2021

New Delhi, Feb 12  The smartphone market in India will potentially grow over 10 per cent (year-on-year) in 2021 and 5G shipments are expected to grow tenfold to cross 30 million units this year, a new report said on Friday.

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India needs to expand steel production to meet rising demand

India needs to expand steel production to meet rising demand

🕔12:14, 12.Feb 2021

New Delhi, Feb 12  As demand for steel is set to rise further in years ahead, India will have to expand its steel production, said a Kearney report. The report titled ‘Rewriting the growth story for India’s Steel industry’ noted

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Petrol, diesel prices rise sharply again on Friday

Petrol, diesel prices rise sharply again on Friday

🕔12:13, 12.Feb 2021

New Delhi, Feb 12  Petrol and diesel prices extended gains on Friday with pump prices rising by 29 paisa and 35 paisa per litre, respectively in the national capital. With this increase, it is for the fourth consecutive day this

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Top 100 subscription apps earned $13B in 2020, YouTube leads

Top 100 subscription apps earned $13B in 2020, YouTube leads

🕔12:12, 12.Feb 2021

New Delhi, Feb 12  Global consumer spending in the top 100 non-game subscription-based apps grew 34 per cent (year-over-year) from $9.7 billion in 2019 to $13 billion last year. YouTube was the subscription app leader across both Apple and Google

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40 IAS officers empanelled for Secy level posts

40 IAS officers empanelled for Secy level posts

🕔07:42, 12.Feb 2021

New Delhi, Feb 12  The Central government on Thursday cleared the empanelment of 40 IAS officers for holding Secretary level posts. Of these, 26 officers have been empanelled for Secretary and Secretary level posts, while 14 officers have been empanelled

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Mega parking-cum-commercial complex inaugurated in Jammu

Mega parking-cum-commercial complex inaugurated in Jammu

🕔07:40, 12.Feb 2021

Jammu, Feb 12 The Lieutenant Governor of Jammu and Kashmir, Manoj Sinha, on Thursday inaugurated a multi-level car parking-cum-commercial complex worth Rs 213.08 crore in Jammu city. Constructed by the Jammu Development Authority (JDA), the new facility has a built-up area

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Sun Pharma, executives settle ‘fund diversion’ case with SEBI

Sun Pharma, executives settle ‘fund diversion’ case with SEBI

🕔07:38, 12.Feb 2021

Mumbai, Feb 12  Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd (SPIL) and its executives, including its MD Dilip Shanghvi, have settled a case with capital market regulator SEBI over alleged fund diversion by the company and its subsidiary Sun Pharmaceutical Laboratories Ltd (SPPL)

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FPIs to be allowed to subscribe to REITs, InvITs debt securities

FPIs to be allowed to subscribe to REITs, InvITs debt securities

🕔07:37, 12.Feb 2021

New Delhi, Feb 12  The Centre has included amendments to various financial legislations in the Finance Bill, 2021 to permit debt financing of InvITs and REITs by Foreign Portfolio Investors, a Finance Ministry statement said on Thursday. In the Budget

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ITC’s Q3FY21 standalone net profit down 11.56%

ITC’s Q3FY21 standalone net profit down 11.56%

🕔07:34, 12.Feb 2021

New Delhi, Feb 12  FMCG major ITC on Thursday reported a decine of 11.56 per cent in standalone net profit during the quarter ended December 31, 2020. Its net profit fell to Rs 3,662.85 crore during the quarter under review

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Govt seeks Parliament’s nod for additional expenditure of Rs 6.28L cr

Govt seeks Parliament’s nod for additional expenditure of Rs 6.28L cr

🕔07:32, 12.Feb 2021

New Delhi, Feb. Feb 12  The government on Thursday sought Parliament’s approval for an additional spending of Rs 6.28 lakh crore to meet its expenditure commitments made under the Aatmanirbhar Bharat Abhiyan and the Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojana (PMGKY)

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