Telangana delegation meets CEOs of French firms in Paris

Telangana delegation meets CEOs of French firms in Paris

🕔13:48, 29.Oct 2021

Hyderabad, Oct 29 (IANS) Telangana’s delegation led by Industries and Information Technology Minister K.T. Rama Rao called on head honchos of several French business houses in Paris on Friday. On the second day of its business tour to France, the delegation

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G20 leaders converge in Rome amid tight security

G20 leaders converge in Rome amid tight security

🕔12:02, 29.Oct 2021

Rome, Oct 29 (IANS) The 16th G20 Summit, the first in-person gathering of leaders of the biggest economies since the onset of the pandemic early last year, will begin from Saturday in Italy’s capital city amid tight security measures and with

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Delta subvariant A.Y 4.2 now present in 42 countries: WHO

Delta subvariant A.Y 4.2 now present in 42 countries: WHO

🕔11:51, 29.Oct 2021

Geneva, Oct 28 (IANS) More than 26,000 cases of the Delta Covid subvariant AY.4.2, considered up to 15 per cent more transmissible than the original Delta, has been reported from 42 countries, according to the World Health Organisation (WHO). AY.4.2 is

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RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das’s term extended

RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das’s term extended

🕔11:49, 29.Oct 2021

Mumbai, Oct 29 (IANS) The Centre has extended the tenure of Reserve Bank of India Governor Shaktikanta Das by another three years. Accordingly, the Appointments Committee of the Cabinet, approved Das’s reappointment. In an order, it said: “The ‘Appointments Committee of

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Google adding 30-minute free trials for games on Stadia

Google adding 30-minute free trials for games on Stadia

🕔11:48, 29.Oct 2021

San Francisco, Oct 29 (IANS) Google’s Cloud gaming service Stadia is adding support for free trials to games and it doesn’t even require a Stadia account. Google Stadia has opened up the ability to get a 30-minute free trial to its

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Apple doubles India market share in fiscal 2021: Tim Cook

Apple doubles India market share in fiscal 2021: Tim Cook

🕔11:47, 29.Oct 2021

New Delhi, Oct 29 (IANS) Despite supply constraints, Apple has doubled its India market share in its fiscal year that ended on September 30, CEO Tim Cook has announced. Apple has estimated that supply constraints had around a $6 billion revenue

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US economy grows at annualized 2.0% in Q3 amid Delta surge

US economy grows at annualized 2.0% in Q3 amid Delta surge

🕔11:46, 29.Oct 2021

Washington, Oct 29 (IANS) The US economy grew at an annual rate of 2.0 per cent in the third quarter amid the Delta variant-fuelled Covid-19 surge, after expanding 6.7 per cent in the second quarter, the Commerce Department said. “The increase

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Delhi’s air quality ‘poor’, IMD forecasts clear skies

Delhi’s air quality ‘poor’, IMD forecasts clear skies

🕔11:45, 29.Oct 2021

New Delhi, Oct 29  Even though Delhi will have mainly a clear sky on Friday, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) data showed that the city’s air quality index has dipped to the ‘poor’ category. While the maximum temperature will rest

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Soron in UP declared pilgrim site

Soron in UP declared pilgrim site

🕔11:43, 29.Oct 2021

Lucknow, Oct 29 (IANS) The Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh has declared Soron in Kasganj district as a place of pilgrimage. The Chief Minister said that by declaring Soron a pilgrimage site, the ancient and sacred sites located in the

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Amit Shah to arrive in Lucknow on Friday

Amit Shah to arrive in Lucknow on Friday

🕔11:37, 29.Oct 2021

Lucknow, Oct 29  Union Home Minister Amit Shah will arrive in Lucknow on Friday on a two-day visit to take stock of the BJP’s preparations for the 2022 Assembly elections in the state. Shah will arrive around noon and will

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India, US to consult on potential terror threats from Afghanistan

India, US to consult on potential terror threats from Afghanistan

🕔11:36, 29.Oct 2021

New York, Oct 29 (IANS) Ramping up cooperation in fighting terrorism, India and the US have announced that they will expand sharing information on terrorist threats and will consult on potential terror threats from Afghanistan where the Taliban has wrested control,

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India fully prepared to face any challenge, if need arises: Rajnath

India fully prepared to face any challenge, if need arises: Rajnath

🕔07:35, 29.Oct 2021

Chandigarh/New Delhi, Oct 29 (IANS) India is fully prepared to face any challenge, if the need arises, said Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday in Chandigarh stressing on the need to be equipped and ready at all times to deal with

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Medical students seek Centre’s help to return to Azerbaijan

Medical students seek Centre’s help to return to Azerbaijan

🕔07:34, 29.Oct 2021

Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 29  Medical students hailing from Kerala and other parts of the country have sought help from the Centre to prevail upon Azerbaijan authorities to clear them for travel so that they can resume their studies. Neha Ann Saji,

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Tesla may soon begin accepting Bitcoin again

Tesla may soon begin accepting Bitcoin again

🕔07:33, 29.Oct 2021

New Delhi, Oct 29 (IANS) Elon Musk-run electric car company Tesla is likely to start accepting Bitcoin again in exchange for its products and services. According to a document filed in relation to the company’s earnings report this week, Tesla detailed

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U.S. oil futures eke out modest gains, Brent crude slips

U.S. oil futures eke out modest gains, Brent crude slips

🕔07:32, 29.Oct 2021

New York, Oct. Oct 29 Oil prices settled mixed on Thursday, as investors assessed news on hope of renewed Iran nuclear talks. The West Texas Intermediate for December delivery added 15 cents to settle at 82.81 U.S. dollars a barrel on

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Nepal recommends new envoy to India

Nepal recommends new envoy to India

🕔07:29, 29.Oct 2021

Kathmandu, Oct 29 (IANS) The Sher Bahadur Deuba government on Thursday recommended veteran diplomat Shanker Sharma as the next ambassador to India. Sharma earlier served as Vice Chairman of the National Planning Commission and Nepal’s Ambassador to the United States of

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East Africa’s economic growth to rise to 4.1% in 2021: AfDB

East Africa’s economic growth to rise to 4.1% in 2021: AfDB

🕔07:28, 29.Oct 2021

Nairobi, Oct 29 (IANS) East Africa’s economic growth is projected to rise to 4.1 per cent in 2021, up from 0.4 per cent in 2020, the African Development Bank (AfDB) said on Thursday. According to the East Africa Regional Economic Outlook

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India’s Q3CY21 YoY gold demand up 47%: WGC

India’s Q3CY21 YoY gold demand up 47%: WGC

🕔07:27, 29.Oct 2021

New Delhi, Oct 29 (IANS) India’s Q3CY21 gold demand rose 47 per cent on a year-on-year basis, said World Gold Council. Accordingly, the demand for gold in India for Q3CY21 rose 139.1 tonnes from 94.6 tonnes reported for the corresponding quarter

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DLF’s Q2FY22 YoY consolidated net profit up 61%

DLF’s Q2FY22 YoY consolidated net profit up 61%

🕔07:25, 29.Oct 2021

New Delhi, Oct 29 (IANS) Real estate major DLF on Thursday reported a rise of 61 per cent in its Q2FY22 consolidated net profit on a year-on-year basis. Accordingly, the Q2FY22 net profit rose to Rs 380 crore over the corresponding

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Centre releases Rs 44k cr to states/UTs under back-to-back loan facility

Centre releases Rs 44k cr to states/UTs under back-to-back loan facility

🕔07:24, 29.Oct 2021

New Delhi, Oct 29 (IANS) The Centre on Thursday said it has released Rs 44,000 crore to the state governments and UTs (with Legislature) under the back-to-back loan facility in lieu of GST Compensation. “After taking into account earlier release of

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