Vikram Dev Dutt named Air India’s new CMD

Vikram Dev Dutt named Air India’s new CMD

🕔07:05, 19.Jan 2022

New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) Senior bureaucrat Vikram Dev Dutt was on Tuesday named as the new Chairman and Managing Director of Air India. The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC) approved Dutt’s appointment as the CMD of Air India in

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India to host five BRICS S&T events through 2022

India to host five BRICS S&T events through 2022

🕔21:52, 18.Jan 2022

New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) Even as India has successfully handed over the BRICS Chair to China from January 2022, it will be hosting five international events through the year, it was decided at the 15th meeting of the BRICS Science

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Apple, Samsung give $5 bn thrust to India’s local manufacturing scheme

Apple, Samsung give $5 bn thrust to India’s local manufacturing scheme

🕔18:23, 18.Jan 2022

New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) As India renews its thrust on local manufacturing of electronics under the production-linked incentive scheme (PLI) with Union Budget 2022-23 around the corner, Apple and Samsung alone are expected to manufacture/assemble smartphones worth around $5 billion

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R-Day celebrations begin from Jan 23, visitor numbers curtailed

R-Day celebrations begin from Jan 23, visitor numbers curtailed

🕔18:20, 18.Jan 2022

New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) Around 1000 drones, 75 military aircraft and tableaux of 12 states and Union Territories and nine ministries will be part of the Republic Day celebrations at Rajpath in the national capital. Interestingly, the government has introduced

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India relieves SL with critical support for fuel purchase

India relieves SL with critical support for fuel purchase

🕔18:17, 18.Jan 2022

Colombo, Jan 18 (IANS) Battered by mounting debt and dollar crises with no cash to buy fuel and all stocks have run dry, India on Tuesday came to rescue Sri Lanka with a new Line of Credit (LOC) of $500 million

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NTPC invites bids from developers to build 900 MW Solar PV park in Republic of Cuba

NTPC invites bids from developers to build 900 MW Solar PV park in Republic of Cuba

🕔18:15, 18.Jan 2022

Mumbai, January 18, 2022: NTPC Ltd, India’s largest integrated energy producer  invites bids from developers to build  the Solar PV park in Republic of Cuba. NTPC, a corporate partner of ISA International Solar Alliance (ISA) has been chosen as the preferred

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States committing to power sector reforms incentivised by increased market borrowings space

States committing to power sector reforms incentivised by increased market borrowings space

🕔18:13, 18.Jan 2022

Gurugram, 18th January 2022: Ministry of Finance, Government of India, had launched a programme in June 2021 to allow additional borrowing space to State Governments, which is conditional on them undertaking and sustaining specific reforms in the power sector. REC Ltd is

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Cryptocurrencies could attract tax rates similar to lottery, TDS provisions

Cryptocurrencies could attract tax rates similar to lottery, TDS provisions

🕔18:06, 18.Jan 2022

New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) If the government does not prohibit Indians from dealing in cryptocurrencies, it could introduce a regressive tax regime for cryptocurrencies, according to Taxmann. Taxmann said in a note that a Bill was expected to be presented

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GST hike deferment, PLI make textile stocks’ attractive, several Cos shares double

GST hike deferment, PLI make textile stocks’ attractive, several Cos shares double

🕔18:00, 18.Jan 2022

New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) Shares in textile business have witnessed a consistent uptick in the recent months due to various policy measures and on hopes of a firm outlook for the sector going ahead. Besides, the GST council’s recent move

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ICICI Bank best performer in banking with 42% returns in FY22

ICICI Bank best performer in banking with 42% returns in FY22

🕔12:46, 18.Jan 2022

New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) ICICI Bank has been the best performer in the banking sector as it delivered 80 per cent/42 per cent returns over FY21/FY22 Year to date, Motilal Oswal Institutional Equities said in a report. Its market capitalization

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Remdesivir, Tocilizumab find place in new Covid treatment guidelines

Remdesivir, Tocilizumab find place in new Covid treatment guidelines

🕔11:26, 18.Jan 2022

New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) As India continues to report large number of daily Covid cases, the Centre on Monday issued revised guidelines for the clinical management of Covid treatment in the country. As per the new guidelines, Remdesivir and Tocilizumab

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India’s new Covid cases continue to decline for 2nd straight day

India’s new Covid cases continue to decline for 2nd straight day

🕔11:24, 18.Jan 2022

New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) India witnessed a substantial decrease in fresh Covid cases, reporting 2,38,018 new infections in the last 24 hours, and a total of 310 deaths, said the Union ministry of health and family welfare on Tuesday. With

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4.3-magnitude quake hits Mizoram

4.3-magnitude quake hits Mizoram

🕔11:22, 18.Jan 2022

New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) An earthquake measuring 4.3 on the Richter scale hit Mizoram on Tuesday, according to the National Centre for Seismology (NCS). The epicentre of the temblor that struck at 7.52 a.m. was 46 km ENE of Ngopa

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State of the World address: Modi showcases India as future tech & economic powerhouse

State of the World address: Modi showcases India as future tech & economic powerhouse

🕔07:15, 18.Jan 2022

New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) Virtually delivering the ‘State of the World’ special address to the World Economic Forum’s (WEF) Davos Agenda, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday underlined the role played by India in handling the Covid-triggered crisis and managing

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MHA directs CAPFs to get ‘precautionary dose’ before election duty

MHA directs CAPFs to get ‘precautionary dose’ before election duty

🕔07:14, 18.Jan 2022

New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) The Ministry of Home Affairs has directed all Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs) personnel to get the ‘precautionary dose’ of Covid vaccine before joining poll duty for the upcoming Assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, Goa,

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ECI shifts poll date in Punjab from Feb 14 to Feb 20

ECI shifts poll date in Punjab from Feb 14 to Feb 20

🕔07:13, 18.Jan 2022

New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) The Election Commission of India on Monday changed the February 14 date of polling in Punjab to February 20 after request from the political parties due to Sri Guru Ravidas Jayanti. After a detailed meeting on

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India may begin giving vaccine jabs to 12-14 yrs group from March

India may begin giving vaccine jabs to 12-14 yrs group from March

🕔07:12, 18.Jan 2022

New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) The Covid vaccine inoculation drive for children in age bracket for 12 to 14 years may begin from March this year, sources said on Monday. As per the Health Ministry report, over 45 per cent of

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India’s overall economic activity remains strong despite third wave: RBI Bulletin

India’s overall economic activity remains strong despite third wave: RBI Bulletin

🕔07:10, 18.Jan 2022

Mumbai, Jan 18 (IANS) India’s overall economic activity remains strong despite facing headwinds from a rapid surge in Omicron infections, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) said in its monthly bulletin for January 2022. “Overall economic activity in India remains strong,

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Centre receives Rs 6,600 cr as dividend from 12 CPSEs

Centre receives Rs 6,600 cr as dividend from 12 CPSEs

🕔07:09, 18.Jan 2022

New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) The Centre has received over Rs 6,600 crore as dividend tranches from a dozen central public sector enterprises. Of the said dividend, Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited has paid Rs 972 crore, and Power Grid

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HCL Technologies shares down 6% on low profits in Q3FY22

HCL Technologies shares down 6% on low profits in Q3FY22

🕔07:08, 18.Jan 2022

New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) Shares of HCL Technologies fell over 6 per cent intraday on Monday after the technology consulting firm reported a decline in profits during the third quarter of FY22. During the quarter, the firm reported 13.6 per

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