Kuwait starts to prevent unvaccinated from entering shopping malls to contain Covid-19

Kuwait starts to prevent unvaccinated from entering shopping malls to contain Covid-19

🕔11:24, 28.Jun 2021

Kuwait City, June 28  Kuwait started on Sunday to implement a government’s decision to allow only vaccinated citizens and residents to visit shopping malls, salons, gyms, and restaurants in the country. Malls in the Arab country witnessed on Sunday morning

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Twitter’s interim grievance officer for India quits

Twitter’s interim grievance officer for India quits

🕔07:50, 28.Jun 2021

New Delhi, June 28  Days after his appointment as per the new IT guidelines, Twitter’s interim resident grievance officer for India, Dharmendra Chatur has stepped down, sources said. The US-headquartered micro-blogging platform’s website does not show his name, as mandated

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SIDBI ties up with GAME to help MSMEs revive

SIDBI ties up with GAME to help MSMEs revive

🕔07:49, 28.Jun 2021

New Delhi, June 28  The Small Industries Development Bank of India (SIDBI) and the Global Alliance for Mass Entrepreneurship (GAME) have entered into an MoU to help the MSMEs address their challenges that were accentuated during the pandemic, along with

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Cairn sets eyes on more state-owned assets to recover dues from Indian govt

Cairn sets eyes on more state-owned assets to recover dues from Indian govt

🕔07:47, 28.Jun 2021

New Delhi, June 28  UK’s Cairn Energy is targeting assets abroad of more state-run companies in a bid to recover dues from the government on the backdrop of the arbitration victory of the company over the Indian government. According to

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Adani Ports aims 40% market share by 2025

Adani Ports aims 40% market share by 2025

🕔07:46, 28.Jun 2021

Mumbai, June 28  Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone (APSEZ) plans to expand its cargo operations and increase its market share to 40 per cent by 2025. With 247 million tonne of cargo throughput in 2020-21, the company enjoys a

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Foreign e-commerce companies violated Indian laws: Piyush Goyal

Foreign e-commerce companies violated Indian laws: Piyush Goyal

🕔19:25, 27.Jun 2021

New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal has hit out at foreign e-commerce companies which are violating Indian laws. “Unfortunately, many of these large e-commerce companies have come into India and very blatantly violated the laws of

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Gurgaon Metro Project: IL&FS gets Rs 1,925 cr from Haryana govt

Gurgaon Metro Project: IL&FS gets Rs 1,925 cr from Haryana govt

🕔19:20, 27.Jun 2021

New Delhi, June 27  IL&FS has received Rs 1,925 crore from Haryana Shehari Vikas Pradhikaran (HSVP) as interim termination payment in the Gurgaon Metro Project case. The payment, duly received in escrow accounts, comes in compliance of the Supreme Court

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Foreign e-commerce companies violated Indian laws: Piyush Goyal

Foreign e-commerce companies violated Indian laws: Piyush Goyal

🕔19:18, 27.Jun 2021

New Delhi, June 27  Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal has hit out at foreign e-commerce companies which are violating Indian laws. “Unfortunately, many of these large e-commerce companies have come into India and very blatantly violated the laws of

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India’s gold imports rose in May, while silver imports decline

India’s gold imports rose in May, while silver imports decline

🕔19:15, 27.Jun 2021

New Delhi, June 27  Gold worth $679.16 million (Rs 4,976.07 crore) was imported in May, according to Commerce Ministry data. This is multiple times higher than $76.31 million worth of gold imported in May last year amid a nationwide lockdown.

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Petrol up 35p/ltr for 2nd straight day in Delhi, nears Rs 100 in Chennai

Petrol up 35p/ltr for 2nd straight day in Delhi, nears Rs 100 in Chennai

🕔19:14, 27.Jun 2021

New Delhi, June 27  Petrol price increased by 35 paise per litre for the second day in a row in the national capital to Rs take it to Rs 98.46 a litre. Similarly, the price of the fuel in the

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NTPC targets 10% reduction in net energy intensity by 2032

NTPC targets 10% reduction in net energy intensity by 2032

🕔19:11, 27.Jun 2021

New Delhi, June 27  State-run power major NTPC Ltd is aiming to reduces its net energy intensity by 10 per cent by the year 2032. Declaring its ‘energy compact’ goals as part of UN High Level Dialogue on Energy (HLDE),

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IVI launches campaign to combat Myopia in India

IVI launches campaign to combat Myopia in India

🕔13:27, 27.Jun 2021

Recognising the growing threat of near-sightedness, or myopia, India Vision Institute (IVI) has announced a long-term initiative to help fight the problem in India. “Myopia is already a major issue in several parts of the world, including Singapore and China.

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Eye on consolidation: Govt may end cross-holding in oil PSUs

Eye on consolidation: Govt may end cross-holding in oil PSUs

🕔12:55, 27.Jun 2021

New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) The government may gradually end the cross-holding structure existing in the oil sector as it looks to further consolidate operations of public sector enterprises and go ahead with its privatisation plan by getting a fair valuation

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‘Mann Ki Baat’: PM urges people to overcome vaccine hesitancy

‘Mann Ki Baat’: PM urges people to overcome vaccine hesitancy

🕔12:45, 27.Jun 2021

New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) In his 78th edition of the monthly ‘Mann Ki Baat’ radio programme, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday appealed to people to shun Covid-19 vaccine hesitancy and ensure jabs to them and their family members to

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CSIR-developed BGR-34 effective in post-Covid high sugar levels : Experts

CSIR-developed BGR-34 effective in post-Covid high sugar levels : Experts

🕔12:26, 27.Jun 2021

New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) Dysfunction of glucose metabolism resulting in hyperglycaemia, a high blood sugar level, has been found in 14.4 per cent of patients who survived coronavirus, according to a global study published in the Diabetes, Obesity and Metabolism

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2 low intensity blasts at Jammu Air Force Station, use of drones suspected

2 low intensity blasts at Jammu Air Force Station, use of drones suspected

🕔10:48, 27.Jun 2021

Jammu, June 27 (IANS) Two low intensity explosions took place early Sunday morning in the technical area of Jammu Air Force Station. Security agencies suspect that drones were used to drop bombs at the Air Force station, however, there was no

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PM reviews vax drive, says pace of testing shouldn’t go down

PM reviews vax drive, says pace of testing shouldn’t go down

🕔08:47, 27.Jun 2021

New Delhi, June 27  Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday held a meeting with the top officials to review the Covid situation and the progress of the vaccination drive in the country. The Prime Minister directed the officials to work

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Global economic recovery positive for India: EY

Global economic recovery positive for India: EY

🕔21:07, 26.Jun 2021

New Delhi, June 26  Global economic recovery is positive for India’s economy in the current phase of turmoil, says consultancy firm EY. In its Economic Pulse report, the consultancy firm said: “India’s exports have continued to perform well. India’s total

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Survey reveals interesting travel trends in post-Covid world

Survey reveals interesting travel trends in post-Covid world

🕔21:02, 26.Jun 2021

Mumbai, June 26  The Covid-19 related travel curbs in different parts of the country has had a lasting impact on the track and tourism industry. With mobility restricted, less Indians were travelling for non-essential work for most part of the

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SII begins manufacturing Covovax; to start trial in kids in July

SII begins manufacturing Covovax; to start trial in kids in July

🕔20:59, 26.Jun 2021

New Delhi, June 26  The Pune-based Serum Institute of India (SII) has begun manufacturing Novavax’s protein-based vaccine Covovax, CEO Adar Poonawalla has said. The company will also begin clinical trials of Novavax for children starting July. “Excited to witness the

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