AIIMS: Covaxin effective for 9-12 months, no serious side-effects so far

AIIMS: Covaxin effective for 9-12 months, no serious side-effects so far

🕔21:20, 13.Feb 2021

New Delhi, Feb 13  Mathematical calculations indicate that Covaxin may provide immunity against Covid-19 for 9 to 12 months, and there may be a booster shot after this period elapses, Y.K. Gupta, the President of AIIMS Bhopal and Jammu, told

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Speedy economic recovery underway: PHD Chamber

Speedy economic recovery underway: PHD Chamber

🕔21:18, 13.Feb 2021

New Delhi, Feb 13  A speedy economic recovery is underway on the back of higher job creation, strong stock market, healthy GST collections and elevated manufacturing PMI levels in January, said industry body PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry. Accordingly,

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Govt approves Rs 3,113 cr assistance to 5 disaster-hit states

Govt approves Rs 3,113 cr assistance to 5 disaster-hit states

🕔21:17, 13.Feb 2021

New Delhi, Feb 13  The Central government on Saturday approved Rs 3,113.05 crore additional assistance to five states and Union Territories (UTs) which were affected by natural disasters during 2020, the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) said on Saturday. The

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LS passes Bill to merge J&K cadre with AGMUT for civil services

LS passes Bill to merge J&K cadre with AGMUT for civil services

🕔18:22, 13.Feb 2021

New Delhi, Feb 13  The Lok Sabha on Saturday passed the Jammu and Kashmir Reorganisation (Amendment) Bill, 2021 to merge the J&K cadre of civil services officers with the Arunachal Pradesh, Goa, Mizoram, Union Territory (AGMUT) cadre. The Bill was

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NHPC organizes Vasant Utsav 2021

NHPC organizes Vasant Utsav 2021

🕔18:16, 13.Feb 2021

NHPC, India’s premier hydropower company organized ‘Vasant Utsav 2021’ with great fervour and enthusiasm at the NHPC Residential complex, Surajkund, Faridabad on 13th February 2021. It was inaugurated by Shri A.K. Singh, CMD, NHPC in the presence of Shri N.K. Jain,

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ONGC declares results for Q3 FY’21: Posts net profit of ₹1,378 crore; declares interim dividend of ₹ 1.75/share

ONGC declares results for Q3 FY’21: Posts net profit of ₹1,378 crore; declares interim dividend of ₹ 1.75/share

🕔18:12, 13.Feb 2021

Highlights:            Crude Oil Production from operated blocks reaches last year’s levels ·         Net profit of ₹1,378 crore on the gross revenue of ₹17,024 crore during Q3 FY-21 ·         Interim Dividend of ₹1.75 per share ·         Notifies 8 discoveries so far

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J&K will get statehood at an appropriate time: Amit Shah

J&K will get statehood at an appropriate time: Amit Shah

🕔15:37, 13.Feb 2021

New Delhi, Feb 13  Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Saturday reiterated vehemently that his government is determined to give full statehood to Jammu and Kashmir at appropriate time. Asserting that “it will happen”, the Minister also requested the political

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Punjab 13th state to complete One Nation One Ration Card reform

Punjab 13th state to complete One Nation One Ration Card reform

🕔15:35, 13.Feb 2021

New Delhi, Feb 13  Punjab has become the 13th state in the country to successfully undertake “One Nation One Ration Card system” reform stipulated by the Finance Ministry. The state has now become eligible to mobilise additional financial resources of

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Ccountry’s air passenger traffic is almost touching pre-Covid number: Puri

Ccountry’s air passenger traffic is almost touching pre-Covid number: Puri

🕔15:34, 13.Feb 2021

New Delhi, Feb 13  Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri on Saturday said that the country’s air passenger traffic is almost touching pre-Covid numbers. In a tweet, the minister said: “2,97,102 passengers on 2,349 flights on 12 Feb, 2021 is

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Modi to launch new projects in Kochi on Sunday

Modi to launch new projects in Kochi on Sunday

🕔15:32, 13.Feb 2021

Kochi, Feb 13  Prime Minister Narendra Modi will pay a flying visit to Kochi on Sunday to launch some new projects of central public sector organisations. Modi will arrive from Tamil Nadu in the afternoon and leave for Delhi around

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ADB issues first gender bond in Kazakhstan tenge

ADB issues first gender bond in Kazakhstan tenge

🕔15:28, 13.Feb 2021

Manila [The Philippines], February 13: The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has raised 8.4 billion Kazakhstan tenge (about 20 million US dollars) from the first gender bond issued in Kazakhstan. It said proceeds of the bond will help finance the KZT38 billion Promoting

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Azadpur to become Delhi Metro’s 2nd triple interchange station

Azadpur to become Delhi Metro’s 2nd triple interchange station

🕔15:16, 13.Feb 2021

New Delhi, Feb 13 The Azadpur station on Delhi Metro’s Yellow Line network would become the second triple interchange facility of the mass rapid transit system after the Kashmere Gate Metro station. The Azadpur station will connect three metro corridors

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Azadpur to become Delhi Metro’s 2nd triple interchange station

Azadpur to become Delhi Metro’s 2nd triple interchange station

🕔15:00, 13.Feb 2021

New Delhi, Feb 13  The Azadpur station on Delhi Metro’s Yellow Line network would become the second triple interchange facility of the mass rapid transit system after the Kashmere Gate Metro station. The Azadpur station will connect three metro corridors

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Mario Draghi to be sworn in as Italy Prime Minister

Mario Draghi to be sworn in as Italy Prime Minister

🕔11:09, 13.Feb 2021

Rome, Feb 13  Former head of the European Central Bank, Mario Draghi has formally accepted the role of Italy’s next Prime Minister and will be sworn in on Saturday. Draghi has named his cabinet after meeting the Italian president. He

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Diesel price rise highest in Delhi by 36 paise/litre

Diesel price rise highest in Delhi by 36 paise/litre

🕔11:04, 13.Feb 2021

New Delhi, Feb 13 Petrol and diesel prices maintained its northward rally on Saturday amid firm global prices with the benchmark Brent crude gaining over 2 per cent on a single day to cross $62 a barrel mark. Accordingly, oil marketing

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Competition to file PILs, courts must consider importance: Law Minister

Competition to file PILs, courts must consider importance: Law Minister

🕔11:01, 13.Feb 2021

New Delhi, Feb 13  Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Friday appealed courts across the country to consider the gravity of Public Interest litigation (PILs) and entertain those that really cover public welfare. Speaking in the Lok Sabha while

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Jan retail inflation declines to 4.06%, vegetables become cheaper

Jan retail inflation declines to 4.06%, vegetables become cheaper

🕔10:59, 13.Feb 2021

New Delhi, Feb 13  Lower food prices, especially those of vegetables and cereals, brought down India’s sequential retail price inflation in January 2021. Sequentially, the Consumer Price Index (CPI), which gauges the retail price inflation, declined to 4.06 per cent

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Bharti Airtel board to discuss strategic plans next Wednesday

Bharti Airtel board to discuss strategic plans next Wednesday

🕔10:58, 13.Feb 2021

New Delhi, Feb 13  The Board of Directors of telecom major Bharti Airtel will meet on Wednesday, February 17, to discuss the future strategic plans and reorganisation of shareholding framework of its subsidiary companies. In a regulatory filing on Friday,

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India’s foreign exchange reserves plunges by over $6 bn

India’s foreign exchange reserves plunges by over $6 bn

🕔10:57, 13.Feb 2021

Mumbai, Feb 13  India’s foreign exchange reserves declined by $6.240 billion during the week ended February 5. According to the Reserve Bank of India’s (RBI) weekly statistical supplement, the reserves increased to $583.945 billion from $590.185 billion reported for the

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15th instalment of Rs 6K cr for GST compensation shortfall released

15th instalment of Rs 6K cr for GST compensation shortfall released

🕔10:55, 13.Feb 2021

New Delhi, Feb 13  The Finance Ministry on Friday released the 15th weekly instalment of Rs 6,000 crore to the states to meet the GST compensation shortfall, an official statement said. Out of this, an amount of Rs 5,516.60 crore

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