Punjab National Bank launches festive offer, waives loan processing charges

Punjab National Bank launches festive offer, waives loan processing charges

🕔22:44, 31.Aug 2021

Delhi, August 31, 2021: With the festive season around the corner, Punjab National Bank (PNB) haslaunched Festival Bonanza Offer to enhance the availability and affordability of credit tocustomers.Under the festive offer, the Bank will waive all service charges/processing fees and

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Visit of Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas and Housing and Urban Affairs, Hardeep S. Puri to Russia to participate in the 6th Eastern Economic Summit in Vladivostok

Visit of Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas and Housing and Urban Affairs, Hardeep S. Puri to Russia to participate in the 6th Eastern Economic Summit in Vladivostok

🕔22:42, 31.Aug 2021

Hardeep Singh Puri, Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas & Housing and Urban Affairs, on the invitation by Nikolay Shulginov, Minister of Energy of Russia, will lead an official and business delegation to Russia from 1– 5 September 2021, to,

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India’s April-July fiscal deficit reaches 21.3% of FY22 target

India’s April-July fiscal deficit reaches 21.3% of FY22 target

🕔22:39, 31.Aug 2021

New Delhi, Aug 31 India’s April-July budgetary fiscal deficit reached 21.3 per cent of the FY22 target, official data showed on Tuesday. The fiscal deficit — the difference between revenue and expenditure — for the April-June 2021-22 period stood at Rs

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India’s core industrial output up 9.4% in July

India’s core industrial output up 9.4% in July

🕔22:38, 31.Aug 2021

New Delhi, Aug 31  Easing Covid restrictions, along with pent-up demand, accelerated the output of India’s eight major industries in July on a year-on-year basis. The Index of Eight Core Industries (ICI) readings for the last month showed an expansion

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EU to step up cooperation with Afghanistan’s neighbours

EU to step up cooperation with Afghanistan’s neighbours

🕔22:35, 31.Aug 2021

Brussels, Aug 31 (IANS) The European Union (EU) intends to increase cooperation with Afghanistan’s neighbours to help them cope better with the consequences of the Afghan crisis, a top official said here. “They are at the forefront, on the firing line,

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Petroleum Secretary flags off production from ONGC deepwater gas well U1B in KG-DWN 98/2, peak 1.2 MMSCMD

Petroleum Secretary flags off production from ONGC deepwater gas well U1B in KG-DWN 98/2, peak 1.2 MMSCMD

🕔22:33, 31.Aug 2021

Secretary, Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas (MoPNG), Tarun Kapoor flagged off maiden production from the deep-water gas well U1B of Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Limited (ONGC) on 31 August 2021. The gas well, located in KG-DWN 98/2 Block

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India will not be impacted US Fed’s likely tapering: CEA

India will not be impacted US Fed’s likely tapering: CEA

🕔22:32, 31.Aug 2021

New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) Chief Economic Adviser (CEA) K.V. Subramanian on Tuesday said that India will not be affected by the possible tapering of the easy monetary policy by the US Federal Reserve by the end of this year. Citing

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RBI to fine tune liquidity operations whenever needed

RBI to fine tune liquidity operations whenever needed

🕔22:26, 31.Aug 2021

Mumbai, Aug 31 (IANS) The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) will fine tune liquidity operations from time-to-time, when needed, Governor Shaktikanta Das said on Tuesday. Addressing the FIMMDA-PDAI Annual Conference, he said that the Reserve Bank will endeavour to ensure adequate

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Accelerated Recovery: India’s Q1FY22 GDP growth zooms 20.1% YoY

Accelerated Recovery: India’s Q1FY22 GDP growth zooms 20.1% YoY

🕔22:23, 31.Aug 2021

New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) Low base, along with pent-up demand as well as easier Covid restrictions, lifted India’s first quarter FY22 GDP growth rate to 20.1 per cent. In 2020, the pandemic had battered the country’s GDP which had contracted

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Taliban initiates dialogue with India in Qatar

Taliban initiates dialogue with India in Qatar

🕔22:01, 31.Aug 2021

New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) After the US completed its withdrawal from Afghanistan, Taliban initiated dialogue with India in Qatar over safety, security and early return of Indian nationals stranded over there, the Ministry of External Affairs said on Tuesday. For

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Leadership Awards for IGL Director (Commercial)

Leadership Awards for IGL Director (Commercial)

🕔16:22, 31.Aug 2021

New Delhi, August 31, 2021: Amit Garg, Director (Commercial) of Indraprastha Gas Limited (IGL), India’s largest CNG distribution company, has been awarded for his leadership role by two leading organisations over the last weekend. Mr. Garg was awarded with Exemplary

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Bharti Airtel calls reports on investment by Google ‘speculation’

Bharti Airtel calls reports on investment by Google ‘speculation’

🕔16:16, 31.Aug 2021

New Delhi, Aug 31  Telecom major Bharti Airtel on Tuesday described that the reports on likely investment by Google into the company as speculations. The company responded after the exchanges had sought clarification on the reports of a possible investment

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Rs 13,385.70 crore grant-in-aid released to Rural Local Bodies

Rs 13,385.70 crore grant-in-aid released to Rural Local Bodies

🕔16:14, 31.Aug 2021

New Delhi, Aug 31 The Finance Ministry has released an amount of Rs 13,385.70 crore to 25 states for providing grants to the Rural Local Bodies. This Grant-in-aid is the 1st instalment of Tied grants of the year 2021-22. The grants

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Drugs and Pharma sectors lead growth in exports from SEZs

Drugs and Pharma sectors lead growth in exports from SEZs

🕔16:13, 31.Aug 2021

New Delhi, Aug 31  Led by drugs and pharmaceuticals, India’s exports from special economic Zones (SEZs) rose by 41.5 per cent on a year-on-year (YoY) basis to Rs 2.15 lakh crore in Q1FY22. Exports from these zones had taken a

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Kotak Mahindra Bank to sell 8.5% stake in Airtel Payments Bank to Bharti Enterprises

Kotak Mahindra Bank to sell 8.5% stake in Airtel Payments Bank to Bharti Enterprises

🕔16:12, 31.Aug 2021

Mumbai, Aug 31  Kotak Mahindra Bank will sell 20 crore shares in Airtel Payments Bank Ltd amounting to 8.57 per cent stake to Bharti Enterprises for around Rs 294 crore. Kotak Mahindra Bank Limited has executed a share purchase agreement

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L&T completes sale of 99 MW Hydro Power Plant for Rs 1K cr

L&T completes sale of 99 MW Hydro Power Plant for Rs 1K cr

🕔16:11, 31.Aug 2021

Mumbai, Aug 31 (IANS) Larsen & Toubro has concluded the divestment of its 100 per cent stake in the 3 x 33 MW (99 MW) hydroelectric power plant at Singoli-Bhatwari in Uttarakhand. As per the terms, the EPC Projects, Hi-Tech Manufacturing

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UP Film City construction to start in January

UP Film City construction to start in January

🕔16:00, 31.Aug 2021

Lucknow, Aug 31  The construction of the world-class Film City project which will provide employment to 15,000 people, is likely to start in Sector-21 of Yamuna Expressway Development Authority (YEIDA) area of Gautam Buddh Nagar district in January next year.

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Nine new Supreme Court judges take oath of office

Nine new Supreme Court judges take oath of office

🕔12:33, 31.Aug 2021

New Delhi, Aug 31  Nine new judges took oath of office as Supreme Court judges on Tuesday. Chief Justice of India N.V. Ramana administered the oath to the new judges. After the judges were sworn-in, there is only one vacancy

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PM speaks to Assam CM over flood situation, assures all help

PM speaks to Assam CM over flood situation, assures all help

🕔12:31, 31.Aug 2021

New Delhi, Aug 31  Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday spoke to Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma and took stock of the flood situation in many parts of the state. He assured him of all possible support from the

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EU removes US from safe travel list due to Covid surge

EU removes US from safe travel list due to Covid surge

🕔10:59, 31.Aug 2021

Brussels, Aug 31 (IANS) The Council of the European Union (EU) has recommended that member states of the bloc reintroduce restrictions on travellers from the US due to a Covid-19 resurgence. The decision, which the Council announced through a statement on

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