23 UP districts are now Covid free

23 UP districts are now Covid free

🕔16:11, 30.Aug 2021

Lucknow, Aug 30  As many as 23 Uttar Pradesh districts that had been reporting active and new Covid-19 cases, have now become free of the disease. The districts that have become Covid free with emphasis on strict screening, treatment and

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Rockets fired at Kabul airport intercepted by US missile defence

Rockets fired at Kabul airport intercepted by US missile defence

🕔14:00, 30.Aug 2021

Kabul/New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) Rockets fired towards the Kabul international airport were reportedly intercepted by a US missile defence system on Monday, the BBC reported. The White House confirmed the attack, but said that its ongoing evacuations would “continue uninterrupted”.

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IBBI proposes amendments in liquidation norms to increase transperancy

IBBI proposes amendments in liquidation norms to increase transperancy

🕔13:20, 30.Aug 2021

New Delhi, Aug 30  In a bid to increase transperancy in the liquidation process under the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (IBC), IBBI has proposed amendments to the regulations. In a discussion paper, the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India (IBBI)

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Rockets fired at Kabul airport intercepted by US missile defence

Rockets fired at Kabul airport intercepted by US missile defence

🕔13:16, 30.Aug 2021

Kabul/New Delhi, Aug 30 Rockets fired towards the Kabul international airport were reportedly intercepted by a US missile defence system on Monday, the BBC reported. The White House confirmed the attack, but said that its ongoing evacuations would “continue uninterrupted”. The

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Cruise service in Ayodhya from November

Cruise service in Ayodhya from November

🕔13:15, 30.Aug 2021

Ayodhya, Aug 30  Devotees and tourists will be able to set sail on the Saryu River when the Ramayana Cruise Service begins in Ayodhya before Deepotsav. The state-of-the-art luxury cruise ship will be operated by the Alaknanda Cruiseline, which launched

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Israel cancels full quarantine obligation for arrivals from most countries

Israel cancels full quarantine obligation for arrivals from most countries

🕔13:13, 30.Aug 2021

Tel Aviv, Aug 30  Israel has announced the cancelation of the full quarantine obligation for passengers arriving from most countries, the Ministry of Health said. The decision will take effect on September 3, and will apply to vaccinated and recovered

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Iranian Prez appoints new nuke chief

Iranian Prez appoints new nuke chief

🕔13:10, 30.Aug 2021

Tehran, Aug 30  Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi has appointed Mohammad Eslami as the new chief of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI). Eslami, the former minister of Transport and Urban Development, replaces Ali Akbar Salehi who has served as

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MSIL plans to raise model prices in Sep

MSIL plans to raise model prices in Sep

🕔13:08, 30.Aug 2021

New Delhi, Aug 30  Automobile manufacturer Maruti Suzuki India has planned to raise prices across models in September. According to a regulatory filing, vehicles’ cost continue to be adversely impacted due to increase in various input costs. “Over the past

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O.P. Jindal Global University announces ADVANCE fellowships for the students of Afghanistan

O.P. Jindal Global University announces ADVANCE fellowships for the students of Afghanistan

🕔13:06, 30.Aug 2021

New Delhi, Aug 30  In a pioneering and humanitarian educational initiative, O.P. Jindal Global University has launched a special Advancement of Afghan Nationals in Comprehensive Education (ADVANCE) Fellowships for Students from Afghanistan. This initiative is in response to the complicated

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Pfizer Covid vax may be authorised for 5-yr-olds by Oct: Ex-FDA chief

Pfizer Covid vax may be authorised for 5-yr-olds by Oct: Ex-FDA chief

🕔13:04, 30.Aug 2021

Washington, Aug 30  US drug maker Pfizer’s Covid-19 vaccine is likely to get authorisation for providing vaccines to children aged between 5 to 12 by October, according to Scott Gottlieb, former head of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Currently

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Bangladesh’s 1st metro rail makes trial run

Bangladesh’s 1st metro rail makes trial run

🕔13:00, 30.Aug 2021

Dhaka, Aug 30  Bangladesh’s first metro rail in capital Dhaka made a trial run on a section of the 20.1-km project, known as Mass Rapid Transit Line-6 (MRT 6). The test run was flagged off on Sunday by Road Transport

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Ayurvedic drug can help kidney recovery: Study

Ayurvedic drug can help kidney recovery: Study

🕔11:06, 30.Aug 2021

New Delhi, Aug 30  An Ayurvedic poly-herbal formulation, NEERI-KFT, has the potential to not only slow down the progression of chronic kidney disease but also restore normalcy in functional parameters of the vital organ, a team of researchers has claimed.

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New Highs: Sensex up 500 points, Nifty crosses 16,800

New Highs: Sensex up 500 points, Nifty crosses 16,800

🕔11:04, 30.Aug 2021

Mumbai, Aug 30  The Indian stock market continued to scale new highs on Monday morning with the BSE Sensex soaring around 500 points and the Nifty50 crossing the 16,800-mark for the first time. Sensex has touched a new high of

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Haryana sees 65% rise in excise revenue

Haryana sees 65% rise in excise revenue

🕔10:44, 30.Aug 2021

Chandigarh, Aug 30  Haryana government’s Excise and Taxation Department saw 65 per cent increase in revenue with the new excise policy, Deputy Chief Minister Dushyant Chautala said Chautala, who holds the Excise and Taxation Portfolio, said on Sunday that in

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Prez, PM greet people on Janmashtami

Prez, PM greet people on Janmashtami

🕔10:43, 30.Aug 2021

New Delhi, Aug 30  President Ram Nath Kovind, Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu and Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday greeted the people on the occasion of Janmashtami. In a message, President Kovind said, “On the auspicious occasion of Janmashtami,

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UP govt announces 2-day relief from night curfew

UP govt announces 2-day relief from night curfew

🕔10:41, 30.Aug 2021

Lucknow, Aug 30  The Uttar Pradesh government has announced relaxation in night curfew on Monday and Tuesday across the state, in view of the Janmashtami festival. The government had lifted all curbs barring the night curfew which remains in force

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Kyrgyzstan to hold parliamentary elections on Nov 28

Kyrgyzstan to hold parliamentary elections on Nov 28

🕔10:31, 30.Aug 2021

Bishkek, Aug 30  President of Kyrgyzstan Sadyr Zhaparov has signed a decree, setting the date for the parliamentary elections on November 28. The decree, signed on Sunday, clarifies that according to the Constitution of Kyrgyzstan, adopted at a referendum on

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Water deficit increased migration by 10%, says World Bank report

Water deficit increased migration by 10%, says World Bank report

🕔07:47, 30.Aug 2021

New Delhi, Aug 30 Water deficits are linked to 10 per cent of the increase in total migration within countries between 1970 and 2000, a World Bank report has said. Stating that by the end of this century, worsening droughts are

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IDFC First Bank targets gross NPA of 2%

IDFC First Bank targets gross NPA of 2%

🕔07:46, 30.Aug 2021

Mumbai, Aug 30 The IDFC First Bank is targeting to bring its gross NPA level down to 2 per cent and net NPA level to 1 per cent. Bank Managing Director and CEO V. Vaidyanathan, in his message to the shareholders

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