Punjab signs pact for powerhouses of Shahpurkandi dam

Punjab signs pact for powerhouses of Shahpurkandi dam

🕔16:38, 24.Feb 2021

Chandigarh, Feb 24  The Punjab Water Resources Department on Wednesday signed an agreement for the construction of powerhouses of the Shahpurkandi dam project. It was signed in the presence of Water Resources Minister Sukhbinder Singh Sarkaria and Principal Secretary Water

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YES BANK rated ‘A-‘ (Leadership Band) by CDP; achieves Environmental Management System certification for eighth year

YES BANK rated ‘A-‘ (Leadership Band) by CDP; achieves Environmental Management System certification for eighth year

🕔16:35, 24.Feb 2021

Mumbai, February 24, 2021: YES BANK has been rated ‘A-‘ (Leadership Band) by CDP for its 2020 Climate Change disclosures, surpassing the average ratings for the Financial Services and the Asia Region, which stand at  ‘B’ and ‘D’, respectively. The Bank

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PRICING OF USD 500 MILLION 2.25% FIXED RATE SENIOR UNSECURED DOLLAR NOTES OF 5.5 YEAR TENOR BY REC LIMITED

PRICING OF USD 500 MILLION 2.25% FIXED RATE SENIOR UNSECURED DOLLAR NOTES OF 5.5 YEAR TENOR BY REC LIMITED

🕔16:32, 24.Feb 2021

New Delhi, 23rd February 2021: REC Limited (formerly known as “Rural Electrification Corporation Limited”) has successfully raised USD 500 million 5.5-year Reg-S only bond issued under its Global Medium Term Programme of USD 7 billion. Proceeds of the bond will be used to

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First batch of Sputnik V vaccine delivered to Mexico

First batch of Sputnik V vaccine delivered to Mexico

🕔16:02, 24.Feb 2021

Moscow, Feb 24  The Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF, Russias sovereign wealth fund) announced the delivery of the first batch of Sputnik V vaccine against coronavirus to Mexico. On February 3, 2021 the Federal Commission for the Protection against Sanitary

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Delhi to make Covid reports ‘must’ for 5 states

Delhi to make Covid reports ‘must’ for 5 states

🕔16:01, 24.Feb 2021

New Delhi, Feb 24  With reports of a new Covid surge in several states, the Delhi Government is likely to make mandatory a negative test report from Friday for those travelling in from Maharashtra, Kerala, Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh and Punjab,

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Cabinet okays PLI for IT, pharma sector

Cabinet okays PLI for IT, pharma sector

🕔16:00, 24.Feb 2021

New Delhi, Feb 24  The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved Production Linked Incentive (PLI)schemes for IT and pharma sectors. It has also approved PLI for laptops, tablets, all in one personal computers and servers. The five largest companies of the

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International Commission on Large Dams (ICOLD) Symposium on Sustainable Development of Dams & River Basins inaugurated

International Commission on Large Dams (ICOLD) Symposium on Sustainable Development of Dams & River Basins inaugurated

🕔15:54, 24.Feb 2021

Four Days Symposium from 24th – 27th February 2021 Power Minister reinstated the commitments of India to Paris Climate Agreement Indian Dam Engineering Professionals and Agencies to share best engineering practices and new construction technologies New Delhi, 24 FEB 2021: The

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PRESIDENT OF INDIA INAUGURATES NARENDRA MODI CRICKET STADIUM AND LAYS FOUNDATION STONE OF SARDAR VALLABHBHAI PATEL SPORTS ENCLAVE IN AHMEDABAD

PRESIDENT OF INDIA INAUGURATES NARENDRA MODI CRICKET STADIUM AND LAYS FOUNDATION STONE OF SARDAR VALLABHBHAI PATEL SPORTS ENCLAVE IN AHMEDABAD

🕔14:55, 24.Feb 2021

It is a matter of pride for us that the Narendra Modi Cricket Stadium has become the world’s largest cricket stadium with a capacity of 1.32 lakh spectators, said the President of India, Ram Nath Kovind at the inauguration of

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Airtel enters advertising business with Airtel Ads

Airtel enters advertising business with Airtel Ads

🕔14:50, 24.Feb 2021

New Delhi, Feb 24  Bharti Airtel has entered the advertising business with the launch of Airtel Ads, a brand engagement solution. A company statement said that Airtel Ads allows brands of all sizes to curate consent-based and privacy safe campaigns

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‘Vaccination to help healthcare workers to deal with Covid wave’

‘Vaccination to help healthcare workers to deal with Covid wave’

🕔14:50, 24.Feb 2021

Panaji, Feb 24  The second dosage of the Covid-19 vaccine administered to healthcare and frontline workers will help in case Goa needs to deal with a second Covid-19 wave, Dr. Shivavand Bandodkar, the state’s top medical official and dean of

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Flipkart plans to deploy 25K EVs by 2030

Flipkart plans to deploy 25K EVs by 2030

🕔14:49, 24.Feb 2021

Bengaluru, Feb 24 A day after Amazon India said it has deployed nearly 100 Mahindra Treo Zor three-wheelers, e-commerce marketplace Flipkart on Wednesday said it will deploy more than 25,000 electric vehicles in its supply chain by 2030. Flipkart said it

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Consumer gold demand in India set to recover in 2021: WGC Report

Consumer gold demand in India set to recover in 2021: WGC Report

🕔14:47, 24.Feb 2021

New Delhi, Feb 24  Demand for gold among Indian consumers is likely to recover in 2021 on the back of the lower import duty among other announcements made in the Union Budget for FY22, said a World Gold Council (WGC)

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Vedanta Nand Ghar bags the “CSR Shining Star Award”

Vedanta Nand Ghar bags the “CSR Shining Star Award”

🕔14:46, 24.Feb 2021

New Delhi, Feb 24  Vedanta Limited has been conferred with the “CSR Shining Star Award” under the category of Child Development for Nand Ghar, Vedanta Group’s flagship corporate social responsibility project. The recognition was given by Governor of Maharashtra, Bhagat

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NSE impacted by technical glitch; intra-day trading affected

NSE impacted by technical glitch; intra-day trading affected

🕔13:15, 24.Feb 2021

Mumbai, Feb 24 (IANS) Trading on the National Stock Exchange of India (NSE) was stalled during the intra-day session on Wednesday due to a technical glitch. Accordingly, the technical glitch impacted intra-day trading on futures and cash segments. The glitch occurred

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UN chief lists 4 priority areas to address climate crisis risks

UN chief lists 4 priority areas to address climate crisis risks

🕔11:59, 24.Feb 2021

United Nations, Feb 24  United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Tuesday listed four priority areas for the international community to address the risks that climate crisis poses to peace and security, including putting a greater focus on prevention through strong,

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Govt launches NUDM, several other digital initiatives

Govt launches NUDM, several other digital initiatives

🕔11:56, 24.Feb 2021

New Delhi, Feb 24 The Centre on Tuesday launched the National Urban Digital Mission (NUDM) and several other digital initiatives with an aim to transform urban governance. Union Minister for Housing and Urban Affairs, Hardeep Singh Puri, said that the NUDM

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Google Maps gets full-fledged dark mode on Android

Google Maps gets full-fledged dark mode on Android

🕔11:54, 24.Feb 2021

San Francisco, Feb 24  Google Maps is now getting a full-fledged dark mode on Android, the feature has been in testing since September 2020. “These days, we are all experiencing a bit of screen fatigue. With the dark themes in

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Encounter breaks out in J&K’s Anantnag district

Encounter breaks out in J&K’s Anantnag district

🕔11:53, 24.Feb 2021

Srinagar, Feb 24 An encounter broke out between the terrorists and security forces in the Shalgul forest area in South Kashmir’s Anantnag district on Wednesday, officials said. The gunfight took place after security forces cordoned off the area and launched a

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Fuel price relief as oilcos spare petrol, diesel from price hike

Fuel price relief as oilcos spare petrol, diesel from price hike

🕔11:51, 24.Feb 2021

New Delhi, Feb 24  Oil marketing companies on Wednesday gave momentary relief to consumers from skyrocketing fuel prices by keeping retail price of petrol and diesel unchanged. Accordingly, the price of petrol continued to be at Rs 90.93 a litre

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Human rights agenda faces challenges due to terror: Jaishankar at UNHRC

Human rights agenda faces challenges due to terror: Jaishankar at UNHRC

🕔07:17, 24.Feb 2021

New Delhi, Feb 24  India on Tuesday said that the human rights agenda faces severe challenges mostly due to Pakistan’s cross-border terrorism. Speaking at the 46th session of the UN Human Rights Council, External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar said that

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