PM Narendra Modi inaugurates POWERGRID’s 320 kV 2000 MW Pugalur – Thrissur HVDC project

PM Narendra Modi inaugurates POWERGRID’s 320 kV 2000 MW Pugalur – Thrissur HVDC project

🕔21:34, 19.Feb 2021

POWERGRID project to enable transfer of 2,000 MW of additional power to Kerala: Power Minister R.K. Singh PM also dedicates 50 MW Kasaragod Solar Power Project implemented by THDC India Ltd. to the Nation New Delhi, 19 February, 2021 The

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India, US soldiers hold joint counter-terrorism drill in desert

India, US soldiers hold joint counter-terrorism drill in desert

🕔21:31, 19.Feb 2021

Mahajan Field Firing Range (Rajasthan), Feb 19 India and US soldiers are carrying out a joint tactical level exercise in the Thar desert, aimed at enhancing cooperation and interoperability. The 16th edition of bilateral exercise Yudh Abhyas is being conducted at

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India’s foreign exchange reserves slip by $249 mn

India’s foreign exchange reserves slip by $249 mn

🕔21:29, 19.Feb 2021

Mumbai, Feb 19  India’s foreign exchange reserves declined by $249 million during the week ended February 12. According to the Reserve Bank of India’s (RBI) weekly statistical supplement, the reserves increased to $583.697 billion from $583.945 billion reported for the

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Sankrail freight terminal in WB will provide quick freight movement from industrial area: Goyal

Sankrail freight terminal in WB will provide quick freight movement from industrial area: Goyal

🕔21:26, 19.Feb 2021

New Delhi/Kolkata, Feb 19 Railway Minister Piyush Goyal on Friday said that Sankrail freight terminal which has eight full electrified lines will provide the facility of quick freight movement from industrial areas in West Bengal. Goyal made the remarks after

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Covid lesson: New treatment protocol in private hospitals

Covid lesson: New treatment protocol in private hospitals

🕔21:22, 19.Feb 2021

Hyderabad, Feb 19  Learning lessons from the Covid-19 pandemic, leading private healthcare providers have started introducing changes in their treatment protocols. Drawing on the experience of tackling the pandemic during last one year, the hospitals are pre-screening patients not just

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India 2nd fastest vaccinating nation, with over 1 cr doses given

India 2nd fastest vaccinating nation, with over 1 cr doses given

🕔21:21, 19.Feb 2021

New Delhi, Feb 19  India has crossed a significant milestone in immunisation against Covid-19 with than 10 million people having been vaccinated, as of Friday, officials said. “In the fight against the global pandemic, as on February 19, till 8

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Indian govt to appeal against Cairn arbitration award

Indian govt to appeal against Cairn arbitration award

🕔21:15, 19.Feb 2021

New Delhi, Feb 19  Despite talks with US-based Cairn Energy, the Indian government may soon go ahead with an appeal against the arbitration award in the retrospective taxation case, sources said. An official source told IANS that government will contest

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Surging bond yields may stem Indian equities’ bull run

Surging bond yields may stem Indian equities’ bull run

🕔21:14, 19.Feb 2021

New Delhi, Feb 19  As the stock markets correct from record high levels, further decline may well be in the waiting with bond yields surging globally. Analysts are of the view that global bond yields may go northwards till the

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US return to 2015 Paris Agreement becomes official

US return to 2015 Paris Agreement becomes official

🕔21:08, 19.Feb 2021

New Delhi, Feb 19  The US return to the 2015 Paris Agreement became official on Friday, paving the way for climate actions through its domestic and international policies while creating millions of “green” jobs. But what does that mean for

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Centre to issue EoI for AIAPS within next 2 months: Official

Centre to issue EoI for AIAPS within next 2 months: Official

🕔17:47, 19.Feb 2021

New Delhi, Feb 19  After receiving interest for Air India, Centre now plans to invite bids for the national carrier’s ground handling company — Air India Airport Services — within the next 2 months. Accordingly, the express of interest (EoI)

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Deendayal Port surpasses 100 MMT cargo handling target

Deendayal Port surpasses 100 MMT cargo handling target

🕔17:45, 19.Feb 2021

New Delhi, Feb 19  The Deendayal Port, which is one of the 12 major ports in India, has surpassed the 100 million metric tonne (MMT) target in cargo handling. The Deendayal Port, which was earlier known as Kandla Port, is

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UP govt signs MoU with Ikea

UP govt signs MoU with Ikea

🕔17:42, 19.Feb 2021

Lucknow, Feb 19 (IANS) The Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh has signed an MoU with IKEA, the largest furniture and home applications company of the world, which will invest Rs 5500 crore in Uttar Pradesh during the next five years.

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Govt allows drone deployment to collect agri data

Govt allows drone deployment to collect agri data

🕔17:40, 19.Feb 2021

New Delhi, Feb 19  The Centre has given regulatory approval for drone deployment for remote sensing data collection in agricultural areas of 100 districts of the country. The move will be beneficial for Gram Panchayat level yield estimation, under the

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Five more states undertake partial power sector reforms

Five more states undertake partial power sector reforms

🕔17:38, 19.Feb 2021

New Delhi, Feb 19  Reform linked additional borrowing permissions are stimulating reforms in the power sector across the states. As a part of the reform process, five more states — Bihar, Goa, Karnataka, Rajasthan and Uttarakhand have successfully met the

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Punjab budget to be presented on March 8

Punjab budget to be presented on March 8

🕔16:17, 19.Feb 2021

Chandigarh, Feb 19  The Amarinder Singh-led Punjab government will present its budget for 2021-22 on March 8. A cabinet meeting, chaired by the Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Friday approved to summon the 14th session (Budget Session) of the 15th

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India-Australia partnership to play important role in post-Covid world: Modi

India-Australia partnership to play important role in post-Covid world: Modi

🕔16:15, 19.Feb 2021

New Delhi, Feb 19  Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said that a strong India-Australia partnership will play an important role in shaping the post-Covid world. The statement came a day after Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison vowed to move

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80% Indian corporate banks to leverage Cloud by 2024: Report

80% Indian corporate banks to leverage Cloud by 2024: Report

🕔16:13, 19.Feb 2021

New Delhi, Feb 19  Nearly 80 per cent of corporate banks in India are forecast to run their trade finance and treasury workloads on Cloud by 2024, said a new IDC report on Friday. By 2023, to counter the uncertainty

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Success and failure do not determine one’s present or future: Modi

Success and failure do not determine one’s present or future: Modi

🕔16:11, 19.Feb 2021

New Delhi, Feb 19  Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said that success and failure do not determine one’s present or future. Addressing the Visva-Bharati University convocation virtually, Modi said, “You may not get results you thought after a decision,

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India, China military talks on Saturday for further disengagement

India, China military talks on Saturday for further disengagement

🕔16:10, 19.Feb 2021

New Delhi, Feb 19  India and China military delegates will meet on Saturday for the tenth round of talks to discuss disengagement at other friction places at the Line of Actual Control, sources said. During the tenth round, the Corps

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Airbus, BLADE tie-up to boost on-demand helicopter services in South Asia

Airbus, BLADE tie-up to boost on-demand helicopter services in South Asia

🕔16:00, 19.Feb 2021

New Delhi, Feb 19 (IANS) Global aerospace major Airbus will collaborate with FlyBlade India (BLADE) to develop the on-demand helicopter services market in South Asia. Accordingly, Airbus signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with FlyBlade India (BLADE) – a joint venture

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