No additional borrowing by Centre to meet GST compensation of states in FY22

No additional borrowing by Centre to meet GST compensation of states in FY22

🕔15:12, 17.Oct 2021

New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) The Centre will stick to its borrowing programme for FY22 and will not tap the market for more funds to meet the GST compensation shortfall for states. Government officials said the current revenue position, where both

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Modi to address big rally in Varanasi on Oct 25

Modi to address big rally in Varanasi on Oct 25

🕔15:10, 17.Oct 2021

Varanasi, Oct 17  Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address one of the biggest rallies in his constituency, Varanasi on October 25, ahead of the Uttar Pradesh Assembly polls scheduled early next year. The rally will be held in the Mehndiganj

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Modi to ‘play’ crucial role for carbon credits to fight climate change

Modi to ‘play’ crucial role for carbon credits to fight climate change

🕔15:09, 17.Oct 2021

New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) In just days to the crucial UN climate conference in Glasgow, nearly 200 countries under the leadership of US President Joe Biden will also put in place the crucial rules of the carbon market mechanism and

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All you need to know about India’s power crisis

All you need to know about India’s power crisis

🕔15:07, 17.Oct 2021

New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) It all started almost a week ago when coal shortage in India started making headlines. The crisis compelled Delhi, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Punjab and Rajasthan to flag the issue of depleting coal reserves that could lead

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Oil alarm: Country’s oil import bill at 67% of FY21 in just 5 months of FY22

Oil alarm: Country’s oil import bill at 67% of FY21 in just 5 months of FY22

🕔15:05, 17.Oct 2021

New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) The sharp economic recovery and rising demand post the second wave of Covid coupled with a spike in global oil prices may pose a challenge for the government in FY22 to maintain fiscal discipline amid good

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Sitharaman’s marathon meeting sessions with US businesses continues in NY

Sitharaman’s marathon meeting sessions with US businesses continues in NY

🕔15:04, 17.Oct 2021

New York, Oct 17 (IANS) Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman’s meetings with US businesses and institutions continued at a feverish pitch, including talks with two key investors asking them to broaden their world view and look at India for investment. As part

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WhatsApp for iOS working on new message reaction feature

WhatsApp for iOS working on new message reaction feature

🕔15:03, 17.Oct 2021

San Francisco, Oct 17  Facebook-owned WhatsApp has been working on new reaction features as the new beta version of the platform brings the ability to manage reaction notifications with new settings to disable them or change their tone for iOS

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Manali-Leh highway shut owing to possible snowfall

Manali-Leh highway shut owing to possible snowfall

🕔13:07, 17.Oct 2021

Manali, Oct 17 (IANS) Authorities on Sunday closed the highway for two days that connects this Himachal Pradesh tourist resort with Leh in Ladakh owing to possible snowfall this week. They also advised motorists to avoid travelling on high mountain passes

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PM Modi to ‘play’ crucial role for carbon credits to fight climate change

PM Modi to ‘play’ crucial role for carbon credits to fight climate change

🕔13:01, 17.Oct 2021

New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) In just days to the crucial UN climate conference in Glasgow, nearly 200 countries under the leadership of US President Joe Biden will also put in place the crucial rules of the carbon market mechanism and

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Modi to inaugurate seven medical colleges in UP on Oct 25

Modi to inaugurate seven medical colleges in UP on Oct 25

🕔08:46, 17.Oct 2021

Siddharth Nagar (Uttar Pradesh), Oct 17  Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be simultaneously inaugurating seven new autonomous medical colleges from Siddharth Nagar on October 25. Uttar Pradesh Chief minister Yogi Adityanath, who was in Siddharth Nagar on Saturday, said that

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NASA sends Lucy mission to seek out solar system’s ‘fossils’

NASA sends Lucy mission to seek out solar system’s ‘fossils’

🕔08:44, 17.Oct 2021

Washington, Oct 17 (IANS) In a novel bid to seek out the origin of our solar system, the US space agency on Saturday launched the Lucy mission, the agency’s first to Jupiter’s Trojan asteroids. Launched atop the United Launch Alliance Atlas

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Fuel rates hiked again, petrol at Rs 105.84/ltr in Delhi

Fuel rates hiked again, petrol at Rs 105.84/ltr in Delhi

🕔08:43, 17.Oct 2021

New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) Petrol and diesel prices on Sunday rallied to their highest ever levels across the country, as fuel rates were hiked again by 35 paise a litre. The price of petrol in Delhi rose to its highest-ever

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Earthquake in Bali kills 3 people, injures 7

Earthquake in Bali kills 3 people, injures 7

🕔08:42, 17.Oct 2021

Bali, Oct 17 (IANS) Three people were killed and seven others injured with another one still buried under rubbles of a building that collapsed after a 4.8-magnitude quake struck Indonesia’s resort island of Bali on Saturday. The epicentre of the quake,

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Kalam’s vision helped India charter its course to 21st century: Puri

Kalam’s vision helped India charter its course to 21st century: Puri

🕔08:00, 17.Oct 2021

New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) Union Minister for Housing and Urban Affairs Hardeep Singh Puri on Saturday said that former President of India Dr A.P.J. Abdul Kalam’s vision helped India charter its course to 21st century. Speaking at the 3rd memorial

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HDFC Bank’s Q2FY22 YoY net profit up 17.6%

HDFC Bank’s Q2FY22 YoY net profit up 17.6%

🕔20:50, 16.Oct 2021

Mumbai, Oct 16 (IANS) Lender HDFC Bank on Saturday reported a year-on-year rise of 17.6 per cent in its net profit for Q2FY22. The bank’s net profit increased to Rs 8,834.3 crore during the period under review over the quarter ended

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Coping with Covid-19, A priority in cooperation  between India-VietNam

Coping with Covid-19, A priority in cooperation between India-VietNam

🕔20:49, 16.Oct 2021

India and Vietnam are about to celebrate the fifth anniversary of the establishment of a comprehensive strategic partnership, which is Vietnam’s highest level of diplomatic relations. The two sides have helped each other in critical times of Covid-19 in term

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India to touch 100 cr Covid vaccination mark next week: Mandaviya

India to touch 100 cr Covid vaccination mark next week: Mandaviya

🕔20:49, 16.Oct 2021

New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya said on Saturday that India will achieve the target of 100 crore Covid vaccinations in the coming week. “We have administered over 37 lakh vaccines by this time today. We will

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Drone warfare is a new challenge, we are capable to handle it: NSG DG

Drone warfare is a new challenge, we are capable to handle it: NSG DG

🕔20:47, 16.Oct 2021

Manesar (Gurugram), Oct 16 (IANS) National Security Guard (NSG) DG M.A. Ganapathi on Saturday said that drone warfare is a new challenge and the NSG is fully capable to handle it. He was speaking on the sidelines of the 37th foundation

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Tatas plan to pilot synergy between airlines, post SPA

Tatas plan to pilot synergy between airlines, post SPA

🕔19:14, 16.Oct 2021

New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Conglomerate Tata Group plans to pilot synergy between all its airlines to compete in various market segments. Post the SPA transaction, Tatas will have two full-service carriers — Vistara and Air India — along with two

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HDFC Bank’s Q2FY22 YoY net profit up 17.6%

HDFC Bank’s Q2FY22 YoY net profit up 17.6%

🕔19:08, 16.Oct 2021

Mumbai, Oct 16 (IANS) Lender HDFC Bank on Saturday reported a year-on-year rise of 17.6 per cent in its net profit for Q2FY22. The bank’s net profit increased to Rs 8,834.3 crore during the period under review over the quarter ended

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