BHEL’s procurements through GeM see quantum jump,  Cross Rs.1,500 Crore in first half of Fiscal 2021-22

BHEL’s procurements through GeM see quantum jump, Cross Rs.1,500 Crore in first half of Fiscal 2021-22

🕔14:38, 29.Sep 2021

New Delhi, September 29: As part of Government of India’s initiative towards enhanced transparency and ease of doing business, BHEL has been spearheading procurement of goods and Services through the Government e-marketplace (GeM) portal, which is a Unified Public Procurement Portal for

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No change in petrol, diesel prices on Wednesday

No change in petrol, diesel prices on Wednesday

🕔11:45, 29.Sep 2021

New Delhi, Sep 29  Auto fuel petrol and diesel prices remained unchanged on Wednesday, a day after pump prices of both fuels rose simultaneously, after a three week break amid volatility in global oil prices. Benchmark crude prices have settled

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Healthtech startup MFine bags Rs 356 cr to build a virtual hospital

Healthtech startup MFine bags Rs 356 cr to build a virtual hospital

🕔11:08, 29.Sep 2021

Bengaluru, Sep 29  Healthtech startup MFine on Wednesday announced it has raised $48 million (about Rs 356 crore) in Series C funding co-led by Moore Strategic Ventures and BEENEXT with participation from existing investors. The startup said the new funds

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10 organisations selected as grantees through WomenConnect Challenge India, launched by Reliance Foundation and USAID

10 organisations selected as grantees through WomenConnect Challenge India, launched by Reliance Foundation and USAID

🕔09:03, 29.Sep 2021

Mumbai, Sep 29 Ten organisations across India have been selected as grantees through the WomenConnect Challenge India, launched by Reliance Foundation and the US Agency for International Development (USAID). Through this initiative, more than Rs 11 crore (over $1.5 million) has

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IndiGo, American Airlines ink codeshare agreement

IndiGo, American Airlines ink codeshare agreement

🕔09:02, 29.Sep 2021

New Delhi, Sep 29  Domestic airline IndiGo has entered into a codeshare agreement with the US-based American Airlines. In aviation parlance, a codeshare agreement allows airlines to sell seats on each others’ flights in order to provide passengers with a

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Vice President calls for AI solutions in agriculture, health, education

Vice President calls for AI solutions in agriculture, health, education

🕔09:01, 29.Sep 2021

Jaipur, Sep 29  Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu on Tuesday called for tapping the potential of revolutionary technologies like Artificial Intelligence (AI) to deliver benefits to the people and enhance their quality of life. Naidu urged the educational institutions, researchers

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Modi chairs meeting of council of ministers

Modi chairs meeting of council of ministers

🕔08:59, 29.Sep 2021

New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) A meeting of the Council of Ministers was held on Tuesday under the chairmanship of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. In this crucial meeting, Modi reviewed the progress report of many projects. According to sources, in Tuesday’s

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UK Revenue grants Indian-owned Essar Oil extension to settle VAT arrears

UK Revenue grants Indian-owned Essar Oil extension to settle VAT arrears

🕔08:57, 29.Sep 2021

London, Sep 29  Indian-owned Essar Oil UK Limited (EOUK) has reached a new ‘time to pay’ (TTP) agreement with Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs (HMRC) on Tuesday, which gives the firm more time to settle its Value Added Tax (VAT)

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Yogi to launch helpline for women entrepreneurs

Yogi to launch helpline for women entrepreneurs

🕔08:55, 29.Sep 2021

Lucknow, Sep 29 (IANS) Under the ongoing ‘Vikas Utsav’ programme of the Uttar Pradesh government, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath will launch the Women Entrepreneurs Empowerment Helpline on Wednesday. An entrepreneurship development training to 75,000 women will also start on this occasion.

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DGCA extends ban on intl commercial flights till Oct 31

DGCA extends ban on intl commercial flights till Oct 31

🕔08:54, 29.Sep 2021

New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) The Directorate General of Central Aviation (DGCA) has decided to extend the ban on scheduled international commercial flights till October 31, considering the Covid-19 scenario. In a notification issued on Tuesday, the DGCA, however, said: “This

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SEBI approves creation of Social Stock Exchange, easier M&As

SEBI approves creation of Social Stock Exchange, easier M&As

🕔08:35, 29.Sep 2021

Mumbai, Sep 29 (IANS) Securities market regulator SEBI on Tuesday approved a slew of investor and business-friendly measures including creation of Gold and Social Stock Exchanges, amongst others. These decisions were taken by the SEBI board which met here. In a

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K’taka to ink 3 MoUs with Infosys to achieve NEP objectives

K’taka to ink 3 MoUs with Infosys to achieve NEP objectives

🕔08:31, 29.Sep 2021

Bengaluru, Sep 29  In order to give priority to skill development among the students as per the National Education Policy (NEP-2020), the Department of Higher Education in Karnataka will soon ink three MoUs with IT major Infosys. A decision to

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SEBI relaxes eligibility norms for issue of shares with ‘superior voting rights’

SEBI relaxes eligibility norms for issue of shares with ‘superior voting rights’

🕔08:30, 29.Sep 2021

Mumbai, Sep 29 The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has relaxed eligibility requirements related to Superior Voting Rights (SR) shares framework that will allow give more flexibility to the founders of new-age companies when it comes to raising capital

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AstraZeneca to use new vax technology to treat cancer, heart disease

AstraZeneca to use new vax technology to treat cancer, heart disease

🕔08:29, 29.Sep 2021

London, Sep 29  UK drugmaker AstraZeneca has partnered with scientists at Imperial College London to develop a new vaccine technology to treat cancer, heart conditions and other non-infectious diseases and illnesses. The technology was originally intended for targeting Covid-19, and

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Afghan banking system close to collapse

Afghan banking system close to collapse

🕔08:23, 29.Sep 2021

New Delhi, Sep 29  Afghanistan’s banking system is close to collapse. Syed Moosa Kaleem Al-Falahi, the Chief Executive of the Islamic Bank of Afghanistan, said the country’s financial industry is in the grip of an “existential crisis” as customers panic,

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WHO launches first global roadmap to eliminate meningitis by 2030

WHO launches first global roadmap to eliminate meningitis by 2030

🕔08:20, 29.Sep 2021

Geneva, Sep 29  The World Health Organisation (WHO) on Tuesday launched the first-ever global strategy to defeat meningitis — a debilitating disease that kills hundreds of thousands of people each year. The Global Roadmap to Defeat Meningitis by 2030, launched

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China electricity crunch forces blackouts for households and factories

China electricity crunch forces blackouts for households and factories

🕔08:18, 29.Sep 2021

New Delhi, Sep 29  A growing power supply crunch in China is triggering blackouts for households and forcing factories to cut production, threatening to slow the country’s vast economy and place even more strain on global supply chains, CNN reported.

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Afghanistan at risk of resurgence of polio, Covid

Afghanistan at risk of resurgence of polio, Covid

🕔08:15, 29.Sep 2021

London, Sep 29  With the Taliban retaking Afghanistan last month, and international organisations pulling out funds, there is an increased risk of resurgence of polio, Covid-19 and other diseases there, which can have global implications, Nature reported. Despite the achievements

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Country’s first Pan-India helpline for senior citizens : Elder Line (Toll Free No- 14567)

Country’s first Pan-India helpline for senior citizens : Elder Line (Toll Free No- 14567)

🕔19:18, 28.Sep 2021

New Delhi, Sep 28 India is expected to have nearly 20% elderly population i.e. over 300 million senior citizens by 2050. It is significant; as many countries have a population less than this number. This age group faces various mental,

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More than 22000 compliances reduced in Government.

More than 22000 compliances reduced in Government.

🕔19:08, 28.Sep 2021

103 offences decriminalized and 327 redundant provisions/laws removed by the Centre Exercise being carried out by Centre to simplify, decriminalize & remove redundant laws – Piyush Goyal Reduction of compliance burden is the best way to strengthen & boost confidence

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