SC notice on plea for making Aadhaar not mandatory for getting Covid vax

SC notice on plea for making Aadhaar not mandatory for getting Covid vax

🕔15:06, 1.Oct 2021

New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Friday sought a response from the Centre on a plea seeking directions to not insist on the production of Aadhaar card as the only proof of identification for Covid-19 vaccination. A bench

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Israel opens embassy in Bahrain

Israel opens embassy in Bahrain

🕔15:05, 1.Oct 2021

Manama, Oct 1 Visiting Israeli Foreign Minister Yair Lapid and his Bahraini counterpart Abdullatif bin Rashid Al Zayani have jointly inaugurated the Israeli embassy here in the wake of the two countries normalising their ties. As he arrived in Manama on

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Path to recovery: GST collection for Sep at over Rs 1.17 lakh cr

Path to recovery: GST collection for Sep at over Rs 1.17 lakh cr

🕔15:03, 1.Oct 2021

New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) The GST collection of the government had maintained its momentum this fiscal year despite Covid disruption as a pick up in the economic recovery is shoring up corporate earnings. The gross GST revenue collected in September

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Petrol, diesel prices rise again amid volatility in oil market

Petrol, diesel prices rise again amid volatility in oil market

🕔11:28, 1.Oct 2021

New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) Petrol and diesel prices rose simultaneously for the second straight day on Friday amidst volatility in global oil prices with benchmark crude remaining at a high level of over $78 a barrel. Accordingly, diesel prices increased

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US Senate approves short-term spending bill as govt shutdown deadline looms

US Senate approves short-term spending bill as govt shutdown deadline looms

🕔11:22, 1.Oct 2021

Washington, Oct 1  The US Senate on Thursday passed a short-term spending bill to avert shutdown as government funding is set to expire in just a few hours, sending the bill to the House of Representatives for approval. By a

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‘Bijli Utsav’ organized by REC in Uttarakhand as part of Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav

‘Bijli Utsav’ organized by REC in Uttarakhand as part of Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav

🕔11:20, 1.Oct 2021

Gurugram, 30th September 2021: As part of ‘Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav’ – to celebrate 75 years of Independence, REC Limited, a public infrastructure finance company under the Ministry of Power organized a ‘Bijli Utsav’ in Dharmawala, Vikasnagar Block of Dehradun district and

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जल संरक्षण के जरिए जल आत्मनिर्भरता का संदेश देगा उत्तराखंड

जल संरक्षण के जरिए जल आत्मनिर्भरता का संदेश देगा उत्तराखंड

🕔09:08, 1.Oct 2021

देहरादून, Oct 1 प्रधानमंत्री नरेन्द्र मोदी की परिकल्पना है कि जल संरक्षण, संवर्धन के साथ साथ समुचित उपयोग से भारत जल आत्मनिर्भर राष्ट्र बने। देवभूमि उत्तराखंड माँ गंगा का उद्गम स्थल होने के साथ साथ गंगासागर तक मार्ग में आने

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Adani Group signs 35-year BOT deal to develop Colombo Port

Adani Group signs 35-year BOT deal to develop Colombo Port

🕔08:16, 1.Oct 2021

Colombo, Oct 1 (IANS) India’s trade giant Adani Group on Thursday signed a joint agreement with Sri Lanka’s leading business conglomerate, John Keells Holdings PLC, and the state-run Sri Lanka Port Authority (SLPA) to develop the West Container Terminal (WCT) of

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Commercial flights from Kabul to India may resume soon, officials indicate

Commercial flights from Kabul to India may resume soon, officials indicate

🕔08:15, 1.Oct 2021

New Delhi, Oct 01  In view of the large number of Indians still stranded in Afghanistan, the Indian government has been considering to permit commercial flight operations from Kabul to India soon, officials indicated on Thursday. According to the officials,

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UK, India to collaborate in climate adaptation and resilience

UK, India to collaborate in climate adaptation and resilience

🕔08:12, 1.Oct 2021

New Delhi, Oct 01  UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) is looking at over 1 mn pounds funding towards eight new UK-India projects for collaborative research, addressing key environmental challenges relevant to COP26’s Adaptation and Resilience theme, a statement said on

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WhatsApp payment adds India’s rupee symbol in chat composer

WhatsApp payment adds India’s rupee symbol in chat composer

🕔08:10, 1.Oct 2021

New Delhi, Sep 30  WhatsApp on Thursday unveiled the Indian rupee symbol in its chat composer to make sending payments using its platform easier for users in India. The Rupee symbol rollout has begun and would soon be available to

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Biden signs last-minute stopgap funding bill, averting government shutdown

Biden signs last-minute stopgap funding bill, averting government shutdown

🕔08:08, 1.Oct 2021

Washington, Oct 1 (IANS) US President Joe Biden signed a short-term funding bill after Congress passed the measure, averting a partial government shutdown that was set to begin midnight on Thursday. Earlier in the day, the Senate and House of Representatives

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K’taka minister invites Germany to join hands for hosting GIM

K’taka minister invites Germany to join hands for hosting GIM

🕔08:07, 1.Oct 2021

Bengaluru, Oct 1 (IANS) Inviting Germany to collaborate with Karnataka in hosting the ‘Global Investors Meet (GIM)’ in November 2022, state Large and Medium Industries Minister Murugesh Nirani said on Friday that the GIM would provide a great platform to explore

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Ola Electric raises over $200 mn, takes valuation to $3 bn

Ola Electric raises over $200 mn, takes valuation to $3 bn

🕔08:04, 1.Oct 2021

New Delhi, Sep 30  Electric vehicle (EV) manufacturer Ola Electric on Thursday announced that it has raised over $200 million led by Falcon Edge, Softbank and others, at a valuation of $3 billion. Ola said it will accelerate development of

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Vedanta Aluminium’s ‘Bravehearts’ film salutes Covid hero

Vedanta Aluminium’s ‘Bravehearts’ film salutes Covid hero

🕔08:01, 1.Oct 2021

New Delhi, Sep 30  Vedanta Aluminium Business, Indias largest producer of aluminium, has launched a film to celebrate local heroes who went above and beyond the call of duty to serve people affected by the Covid-19 pandemic as part of

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Govt to develop portal for employment seeking senior citizens

Govt to develop portal for employment seeking senior citizens

🕔08:00, 1.Oct 2021

New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) The Union government is all set to develop a job portal for senior citizens. The portal named, ‘Senior Able Citizens for Re Employment in Dignity’ (SACRED), will bring the employment seeking senior citizens and providers on

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Dengue vaccine important, working closely with trials: ICMR chief

Dengue vaccine important, working closely with trials: ICMR chief

🕔08:00, 1.Oct 2021

New Delhi, Oct 01  Indian Council of Medical Research Director General, Dr Balram Bhargava on Thursday said that dengue vaccine has become an “important agenda” and the government is working on detailed trials. Replying to a question at a press

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Govt concerned as tea exports sluggish for 10 years: Minister

Govt concerned as tea exports sluggish for 10 years: Minister

🕔07:56, 1.Oct 2021

Guwahati, Oct 1  Tea exports have remained sluggish for the last 10 years and the government is concerned about this, Union Minister of State of Commerce and Industry Anupriya Singh Patel said on Thursday. “Tea is a 200-year-old industry and

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Vice President launches breast cancer helpline

Vice President launches breast cancer helpline

🕔07:51, 1.Oct 2021

Hyderabad, Oct 01  Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu on Thursday launched one of its kind national one-to-one national breast cancer and benign breast disease helpline, instituted by the Ushalakshmi Breast Cancer Foundation. Launched on the eve of the beginning of

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DERC keeps power tariff unchanged for 7th straight year

DERC keeps power tariff unchanged for 7th straight year

🕔07:47, 1.Oct 2021

New Delhi, Oct 01  With no change in rates such as per unit energy cost or fixed charges on the sanctioned load of every household for the seventh consecutive year, the Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission (DERC) on Thursday announced the

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