Uzbek prez polls record historic turnout

Uzbek prez polls record historic turnout

🕔11:04, 25.Oct 2021

Tashkent, Oct 25  Voting for Uzbekistan’s presidential election ended with over 80 per cent turnout which was described by the Central Election Commission as a historic achievement for the country. “Uzbekistan’s presidential election was held in accordance with international norms,

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Fuel price hike paused after 5 days of increase

Fuel price hike paused after 5 days of increase

🕔11:02, 25.Oct 2021

New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) The price hike of petrol and diesel paused on Monday after increasing for the last five days to reach their highest-ever levels across the country. Accordingly, the pump price of petrol in Delhi remained at Rs

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Modi in UP to inaugurate medical colleges, launch mega health scheme

Modi in UP to inaugurate medical colleges, launch mega health scheme

🕔11:01, 25.Oct 2021

Lucknow, Oct 25 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate nine medical colleges and launch several development projects in Uttar Pradesh on Monday. He will inaugurate medical colleges from Siddharth Nagar and will launch, later in Varanasi, the “Pradhan Mantri Atmanirbhar

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Biological E to get $50 mn from US DFC to boost Covid vax production

Biological E to get $50 mn from US DFC to boost Covid vax production

🕔06:34, 25.Oct 2021

Hyderabad, Oct 25 (IANS) In a major boost to Covid-19 vaccine production in India, Hyderabad-based Biological E Limited will receive $50 million assistance from the United States International Development Finance Corporation (DFC). DFC Chief Operating Officer David Marchick and Biological E.

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Modi wants drones to deliver postal packages to remote areas: Garuda Aerospace MD

Modi wants drones to deliver postal packages to remote areas: Garuda Aerospace MD

🕔06:33, 25.Oct 2021

Chennai, Oct 25  Agnishwar Jayaprakash, the 31-year-old Managing Director of the Chennai-based Garuda Aerospace, a Drones-As-A-Service (DaaS) startup, is on cloud nine after meeting Prime Minister Narendra Modi. “Well-informed about drone usage, Modi wants drones to connect the remote areas

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Cochin Airport ventures into hydropower production

Cochin Airport ventures into hydropower production

🕔06:32, 25.Oct 2021

Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 25 (IANS) The Cochin International Airport Ltd (CIAL) will be opening a hydropower plant at Arippara near Kozhikode and according to an estimate, it will generate 14 million units. Kerala Chief Minister, Pinarayi Vijayan will inaugurate the plant on

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Service rendered by govt, not its agency, only exempt from GST

Service rendered by govt, not its agency, only exempt from GST

🕔06:30, 25.Oct 2021

New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) Private and public sector agencies providing goods and services and collecting charges from clients on behalf of the government will not be exempt from paying GST and have to pay the tax at applicable rates, the

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India to help global POS shipments reach 270 mn by 2025

India to help global POS shipments reach 270 mn by 2025

🕔06:29, 25.Oct 2021

New Delhi, Oct 25  Global point-of-sale device (POS) shipments are expected to reach 270 million units by 2025, with a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 19 per cent, and India will be a key factor behind this growth, a

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Rains, hailstorm lash Delhi-NCR

Rains, hailstorm lash Delhi-NCR

🕔06:27, 25.Oct 2021

New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) Rains and hailstorms lashed large parts of Delhi-NCR in the aftermath of thunderstorms late on Sunday. Several parts of the national capital, especially north, northwest, and northeast area, and Noida witnessed hailstorms even as there were

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UP govt appoints new DMs in 11 districts:

UP govt appoints new DMs in 11 districts:

🕔00:30, 25.Oct 2021

Lucknow, Oct 23  Uttar Pradesh government on Saturday night shifted 11 senior IAS officers who were posted as District Magistrate. Anuj Kumar Jha, DM Ayodhya waited, while DM Bareilly Nitish Kumar became the new DM of Ayodhya. DM Mahoba Satyendra

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PM to visit Italy, UK for G-20 Summit & COP-26 from Oct 29

PM to visit Italy, UK for G-20 Summit & COP-26 from Oct 29

🕔00:14, 25.Oct 2021

New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be visiting Rome and Glasgow from October 29 to November 2, 2021 to attend the 16th G-20 Summit and the World Leaders’ Summit of COP-26 respectively. According to the Ministry of

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India, Maldives sign MoU on strengthening audit of public finance

India, Maldives sign MoU on strengthening audit of public finance

🕔21:44, 24.Oct 2021

New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) With an aim to develop and strengthen professional capacity and improve methodologies in the field of audit of public finance, the Comptroller and Auditor General of India and the Auditor General of Maldives signed an MoU

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Nobody will be allowed to scuttle peace and progress in J&K: Shah

Nobody will be allowed to scuttle peace and progress in J&K: Shah

🕔18:33, 24.Oct 2021

Jammu, Oct 24 (IANS) Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Sunday said that nobody will be allowed to scuttle peace, progress and prosperity in Jammu and Kashmir. Addressing a public rally in Bhagwati Nagar area of Jammu city, Shah said, “The

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PM Modi to launch PMASBY from Varanasi on Oct 25

PM Modi to launch PMASBY from Varanasi on Oct 25

🕔18:26, 24.Oct 2021

Lucknow, Oct 24 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi will launch the biggest health infrastructure scheme — Pradhan Mantri Atmanirbhar Swasth Bharat Yojana (PMASBY) worth Rs 64,180 crore on Monday from his parliamentary constituency, Varanasi. The Prime Minister will be in the

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After oil, gas price may see surge upsetting CNG, PNG rates

After oil, gas price may see surge upsetting CNG, PNG rates

🕔18:20, 24.Oct 2021

New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) After fuel price surge, prices of gas used for cooking and transportation are expected to soar this year putting consumers in India at the risk of inflated CNG and PNG rates. As per an assessment of

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Indian banking Sector insulated against Covid-19, expects improved profitability even as asset quality remains monitorable

Indian banking Sector insulated against Covid-19, expects improved profitability even as asset quality remains monitorable

🕔18:13, 24.Oct 2021

Mumbai, Oct 24 (IANS) The second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic posed challenges for banks like increase in overdue levels and higher infection rates among employees, impacting collections and resulting in higher slippages and some increase in the restructured book. However,

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To counter China, India has to further boost engagement with neighbours: CDS

To counter China, India has to further boost engagement with neighbours: CDS

🕔08:02, 24.Oct 2021

Guwahati, Oct 24 (IANS) Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat on Saturday said that to counter China’s influence, India has to further increase its engagement in neighbouring countries. Noting that China is making “huge” inroads in South Asia, he said

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Vaccine manufacturers played big role in India’s success story: PM Modi

Vaccine manufacturers played big role in India’s success story: PM Modi

🕔08:01, 24.Oct 2021

New Delhi, Oct 24  Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday credited domestic vaccine manufacturers for their role in the “success story of India”. Holding a meeting with seven domestic manufacturers against the backdrop of 100 crore vaccine doses being administered,

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Inaugural Srinagar-Sharjah flight flagged off by Amit Shah

Inaugural Srinagar-Sharjah flight flagged off by Amit Shah

🕔07:57, 24.Oct 2021

Srinagar, Oct 24 (IANS) The inaugural Srinagar-Sharjah flight was flagged off on Saturday by Union Home Minister Amit Shah from Sheikh-ul-Alam International Airport. The flight, operated by Go First, took off for Sharjah at 6.30 p.m. from Srinagar and was scheduled

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ICICI Bank’s YoY Q2FY22 standalone net profit up 30%

ICICI Bank’s YoY Q2FY22 standalone net profit up 30%

🕔07:55, 24.Oct 2021

Mumbai, Oct 24 (IANS) Private sector lending major ICICI Bank on Saturday reported a rise of 30 per cent in its year-on-year standalone net profit for the second quarter of FY 2021-22. On a standalone basis, the profit after tax grew

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