Govt approves purchase of Arjun tanks, arms worth Rs 13,700 cr

Govt approves purchase of Arjun tanks, arms worth Rs 13,700 cr

🕔21:35, 23.Feb 2021

New Delhi, Feb 23 The Defence Acquisition Council headed by Defence Minister Rajnath Singh approved capital acquisition proposals of various weapons and equipment including 118 Arjun tanks on Tuesday. “Three Acceptance of Necessities (AoNs) for an overall cost of Rs

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SpiceXpress launches scheduled cargo ops to Singapore

SpiceXpress launches scheduled cargo ops to Singapore

🕔21:32, 23.Feb 2021

New Delhi, Feb 23  SpiceJet’s dedicated cargo arm SpiceXpress has launched scheduled freighter operations connecting Mumbai, Bengaluru and Chennai with Singapore. The airline will deploy its Boeing 737-700F or 800F aircraft on these routes. “This development would strengthen air trade

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India, AIIB sign agreement to improve Assam power transmission

India, AIIB sign agreement to improve Assam power transmission

🕔21:31, 23.Feb 2021

New Delhi, Feb 23  India and the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) on Tuesday signed a $304 million loan agreement for the Assam Intra-State Transmission System Enhancement Project to improve reliability, capacity and security of the power transmission network in

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RIL to focus on green energy

RIL to focus on green energy

🕔21:30, 23.Feb 2021

New Delhi, Feb 23  Standalone RIL’s plan to foray into green energy will be also be liked by investors, brokerage Nomura said in a note. It said Reliance has indicated that it plans to build an optimal mix of reliable,

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Pandemic, investment curbs help India reduce trade deficit with China

Pandemic, investment curbs help India reduce trade deficit with China

🕔21:27, 23.Feb 2021

New Delhi, Feb 23  The disruptions caused by Covid pandemic and additional checks on investment helped India to reduce its widening trade deficit with China in 2020. As per official data, India’s trade deficit with China declined by 19.39 per

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BSES discoms install over 3,000 rooftop solar net metering connections

BSES discoms install over 3,000 rooftop solar net metering connections

🕔21:26, 23.Feb 2021

New Delhi, Feb 23  BSES discoms have installed over 3,000 rooftop solar net metering connections with a connected solar load of 106 Mwp (Megawatt peak). A company statement said that in the next financial year (FY21-22), BSES discoms are aiming

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DGCA clearance for Kushinagar airport in Uttar Pradesh

DGCA clearance for Kushinagar airport in Uttar Pradesh

🕔21:23, 23.Feb 2021

Lucknow, Feb 23 The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has given necessary clearance to Kushinagar airport, to make it Uttar Pradesh’s third licensed international airport. Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri, on Tuesday, tweeted that Uttar Pradesh got its third

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India, Mauritius sign trade agreement

India, Mauritius sign trade agreement

🕔21:20, 23.Feb 2021

New Delhi, Feb 23  India and Mauritius have signed a Comprehensive Economic Cooperation and Partnership Agreement (CECPA) that provides an institutional mechanism to encourage and improve trade between the two countries. India decided to change its trading relationship with Mauritius

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Potential for re-rating and sustainable value creation: RIL on O2C reorganisation

Potential for re-rating and sustainable value creation: RIL on O2C reorganisation

🕔21:17, 23.Feb 2021

New Delhi, Feb 23  Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) has created 1.3 times more shareholder wealth than any other company in India over the last 25 years. As per a presentation on the proposed reorganization of O2C business of RIL, the

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Delhi govt disburses Rs 13.5 crore as subsidy for EVs

Delhi govt disburses Rs 13.5 crore as subsidy for EVs

🕔21:16, 23.Feb 2021

New Delhi, Feb 23  As part of its ongoing campaign to promote electric vehicles in the city, the Delhi government has so far disbursed around Rs 13.5 crore as subsidy, Delhi Transport Minister Kailash Gahlot said on Tuesday. The minister

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U’khand CM meets Gadkari, thanks him for help in road connectivity

U’khand CM meets Gadkari, thanks him for help in road connectivity

🕔21:15, 23.Feb 2021

New Delhi, Feb 23  Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat met Union Minister for Road Transport & Highways, Nitin Gadkari, in New Delhi on Tuesday and thanked him for his cooperation in the development of road connectivity in the state.

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HPCL felicitated for rendering Humanitarian Services during Covid-19 Pandemic

HPCL felicitated for rendering Humanitarian Services during Covid-19 Pandemic

🕔21:09, 23.Feb 2021

Governor of Maharashtra, Bhagat Singh Koshyari, felicitated HPCL for itshumanitarian services rendered duringCOVID-19 pandemic at Raj Bhavan in Mumbai. He felicitated Senior Officials from Banks, Corporates and NGOs for their institutional work and individual contribution during the ongoing challenging times;in

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EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS SHOULD TRY TO MAKE STUDENTS CAPABLE CITIZENS OF THE MODERN WORLD COMMUNITY: PRESIDENT KOVIND

EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS SHOULD TRY TO MAKE STUDENTS CAPABLE CITIZENS OF THE MODERN WORLD COMMUNITY: PRESIDENT KOVIND

🕔21:07, 23.Feb 2021

PRESIDENT OF INDIA GRACES THE 3RD CONVOCATION OF THE CENTRAL UNIVERSITY OF GUJARAT Educational institutions should try to make students capable citizens of the modern world community, said the President of India, Ram Nath Kovind. He was addressing the 3rd Convocation of the

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India govt IT spending to grow 9.4% in 2021: Gartner

India govt IT spending to grow 9.4% in 2021: Gartner

🕔15:58, 23.Feb 2021

Mumbai, Feb 23  Government IT spending in India is set to total $7.3 billion in 2021, a growth of 9.4 per cent from 2020, according to a forecast by Gartner on Tuesday. The first ever digital census this year will

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Samsung launches new single-door refrigerators in India

Samsung launches new single-door refrigerators in India

🕔15:57, 23.Feb 2021

New Delhi, Feb 23  Samsung on Tuesday launched a new range of ‘Digi-Touch Cool TM 5-in-1’ single-door refrigerators in India at a starting price of Rs 17,990. The new refrigerators come with an advanced digital touch technology that will empower

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20% of Indian firms to adopt connected Cloud strategies by 2023

20% of Indian firms to adopt connected Cloud strategies by 2023

🕔15:56, 23.Feb 2021

New Delhi, Feb 23  Enterprises in India are leveraging cloud for objectives beyond business continuity and cost and about 20 per cent of organisations in the country will adopt connected Cloud strategies by 2023, an IDC report said on Tuesday.

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MPEDA, NCDC ink MoU for promotion of marine exports

MPEDA, NCDC ink MoU for promotion of marine exports

🕔15:51, 23.Feb 2021

Kochi, Feb 23  The Marine Products Export Development Authority (MPEDA) and the National Cooperative Development Corporation (NCDC) have inked a memorandum of understanding to synergise their various programmes in the interest of export-oriented capture and culture of fisheries and allied

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Airtel, Qualcomm to collaborate for 5G in India

Airtel, Qualcomm to collaborate for 5G in India

🕔15:50, 23.Feb 2021

New Delhi, Feb 23  Telecom major Bharti Airtel and Qualcomm Technologies, Inc on Tuesday announced their collaboration for accelerating 5G in India. Recently, Airtel became India’s first telco to demonstrate 5G over a LIVE commercial network in the city of

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India, World Bank ink project for enhancing education in Nagaland

India, World Bank ink project for enhancing education in Nagaland

🕔15:49, 23.Feb 2021

New Delhi, Feb 23  Indian government, Government of Nagaland and the World Bank on Tuesday signed a $68 million project to enhance the governance of schools across Nagaland as well as to improve teaching practices and learning environments in select

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PM cites ‘unprecedented’ health Budget allocation to show commitment

PM cites ‘unprecedented’ health Budget allocation to show commitment

🕔15:47, 23.Feb 2021

New Delhi, Feb 23 Demonstrating the government’s commitment towards the country’s health sector, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said that the allocation for health in this year’s Union Budget has been “unprecedented”. Addressing a webinar on effective implementation of the

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