Biden rejects new Republican offer, to continue infrastructure talks next week

Biden rejects new Republican offer, to continue infrastructure talks next week

🕔10:45, 5.Jun 2021

Washington, June 5  US President Joe Biden on Friday rejected a new Republican infrastructure counteroffer, but will continue talks with Republicans next week. During a phone call with the president Friday, Senator Shelley Moore Capito, the top Republican negotiator, proposed

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NTPC joins UN’s ‘CEO Water’ mandate

NTPC joins UN’s ‘CEO Water’ mandate

🕔08:05, 5.Jun 2021

New Delhi, June 5  NTPC Ltd, India’s largest power utility, has become a signatory to the UN Global Compact’s CEO Water Mandate. With NTPC joining the league of companies that focus on efficient water management, its Chairman and Managing Director

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Tapering Covid: RBI retains rates accommodative stance

Tapering Covid: RBI retains rates accommodative stance

🕔08:04, 5.Jun 2021

Mumbai, June 5  The Reserve Bank of India has retained its key short-term lending rates, along with the growth-oriented accommodative stance, at the second monetary policy review of FY22 on Friday. The Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) of the central bank

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Vedanta to launch green cover initiative to mark Environment Day

Vedanta to launch green cover initiative to mark Environment Day

🕔08:03, 5.Jun 2021

Mumbai, June 5  Oil & gas and metals company Vedanta will launch a mega green cover initiative to commemorate World Environment Day on Saturday. As part of the Vedanta Cares Green Cover initiative, which will be virtually inaugurated by Vedanta

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RBI able to overlook inflation for now due to lack of demand

RBI able to overlook inflation for now due to lack of demand

🕔08:02, 5.Jun 2021

Mumbai, June 5  As the Reserve Bank of India kept the lending rates and its accommodative although inflationary concerns continue, its Deputy Governor, Michael Patra said that the central bank has been able to look through the inflation scenario in

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RBI calls for targeted policy support for export

RBI calls for targeted policy support for export

🕔08:01, 5.Jun 2021

Mumbai, June 5  The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has suggested that the government should boost exports with a targeted policy support on an urgent basis. In his statement post the Monetary Policy Committee’s (MPC) bi-monthly meeting, RBI Governor Shaktikanta

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Andhra sets up 500-bed Covid hospital in 2 weeks

Andhra sets up 500-bed Covid hospital in 2 weeks

🕔08:00, 5.Jun 2021

Amaravati, June 5  Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy on Friday virtually inaugurated a 500-bed temporary Covid hospital at Tadipatri in Anantapur district. District officials said that the temporary hospital has been set up in collaboration with Arjas

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No candidate selected for ONGC top job, search panel to be set up

No candidate selected for ONGC top job, search panel to be set up

🕔07:59, 5.Jun 2021

New Delhi, June 5  The appointment of the new Chairman and Managing Director of the Oil and Natural Gas Commission (ONGC) has been deferred and a search committee in the Public Enterprises Selection Board (PESB) will set up to finalise

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PM reviews vax drive, instructs to cut down on wastage

PM reviews vax drive, instructs to cut down on wastage

🕔07:57, 5.Jun 2021

New Delhi, June 5  Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday chaired a high-level meeting to review the progress of the Covid vaccination drive in the country. At the meeting, officials made a detailed presentation on the various aspects related to

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CBSE sets up 12 member committee to decide criteria for Class 12 results

CBSE sets up 12 member committee to decide criteria for Class 12 results

🕔07:56, 5.Jun 2021

New Delhi, June 5  Following the cancellation of Class 12 exams, the CBSE has constituted a 12 member committee to decide on the criteria for the results. The committee, which comprises Joint Secretary Education, Vipin Kumar, Commissioners of the Kendriya

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PNB’s Q4FY21 net profit at over Rs 586 cr

PNB’s Q4FY21 net profit at over Rs 586 cr

🕔07:52, 5.Jun 2021

Mumbai, June 5 State-run Punjab National Bank on Friday reported a net profit of Rs 586.33 crore for Q4FY21. The bank had reported a net loss of Rs 697.20 crore for the corresponding quarter of the previous fiscal. “Net profit stood

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Water from air, avoiding plastics, renewable power making corporates embrace green

Water from air, avoiding plastics, renewable power making corporates embrace green

🕔05:39, 5.Jun 2021

Chennai, June 5  Water from air, use of environment friendly products instead of plastics, rain water harvesting, green power generation and planting of trees are some of the sustainable initiatives adopted by a cross section of Indian industries, officials said,

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2 new hospitals, revamping healthcare part of Delhi’s plan for possible 3rd wave

2 new hospitals, revamping healthcare part of Delhi’s plan for possible 3rd wave

🕔05:37, 5.Jun 2021

New Delhi, June 5  With the second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic receding in Delhi after daily cases declined to below 500, the Delhi government is using the respite to prepare for a possible third wave. It swung into action

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CVC tightens rules for employing retired govt officials, days after Alapan saga

CVC tightens rules for employing retired govt officials, days after Alapan saga

🕔05:36, 5.Jun 2021

Kolkata, June 5  The Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) has directed the secretaries of all the Central government ministries and departments, chief executives and chief vigilance officers of all public sector undertakings to get vigilance clearance before employing a retired official

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India’s forex reserves rise by over $5 bn

India’s forex reserves rise by over $5 bn

🕔05:34, 5.Jun 2021

Mumbai, June 5  India’s foreign exchange reserves rose by $5.271 billion during the week ended May 28. According to the Reserve Bank of India’s (RBI) weekly statistical supplement, the reserves increased to $598.165 billion from $592.894 billion reported for the

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FM chairs meet on infra road map, asks ministries to front-load capex

FM chairs meet on infra road map, asks ministries to front-load capex

🕔05:33, 5.Jun 2021

New Delhi, June 5 Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday held a virtual meeting with senior government officials to discuss the infrastructure roadmap ahead. This was her fourth review meeting with Ministries and Departments, and the second in the series

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