India open to support initiatives for releases from ‘Strategic Petroleum Reserves’

India open to support initiatives for releases from ‘Strategic Petroleum Reserves’

🕔17:11, 26.Feb 2022

New Delhi, Feb 26 (IANS) The Centre on Saturday said it is open to support initiatives for releases from ‘Strategic Petroleum Reserves’ to mitigate market volatility and calming the rise in crude oil prices. As per Ministry of Petroleum & Natural

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First batch of Ukraine evacuees reaching Mumbai today

First batch of Ukraine evacuees reaching Mumbai today

🕔16:03, 26.Feb 2022

Mumbai, Feb 26 (IANS) An Air India flight carrying evacuees from the war-hit Ukraine is expected to land here later in the day, the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport (CSMIA), officials said. Union Minister for Textiles Piyush Goyal is likely to

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MoS advises Indian students to stay in touch with Embassy in Ukraine

MoS advises Indian students to stay in touch with Embassy in Ukraine

🕔16:00, 26.Feb 2022

New Delhi, Feb 26 (IANS) Union Minister of State for Prime Minister’s Office, Dr Jitendra Singh on Saturday advised the Indian students in the war-torn Ukraine to stay in touch with the Indian Embassy there amid deepening crises of the Armed

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Chipset market grows 5% as Russia-Ukraine war threatens global supply

Chipset market grows 5% as Russia-Ukraine war threatens global supply

🕔15:58, 26.Feb 2022

New Delhi, Feb 26 (IANS) Amid the global chip shortage that is going to worsen with the Russia-Ukraine war, a new report has shown that the global smartphone AP (Application Processor)/SoC (System on Chip) chipset shipments grew 5 per cent (on-year)

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New airports expected to attract investments worth Rs 2.3 tn

New airports expected to attract investments worth Rs 2.3 tn

🕔15:53, 26.Feb 2022

New Delhi, Feb 26 (IANS) Greenfield airports will witness a significant growth in Indian aviation infrastructure market through 2030 with the investment opportunity of Rs 2.3 trillion between FY2023-30. As per consulting firm Praxis Global Alliance, with the growing demand for

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India launches National Polio Immunization Drive to sustain polio-free status

India launches National Polio Immunization Drive to sustain polio-free status

🕔15:52, 26.Feb 2022

New Delhi, Feb 26 (IANS) Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya on Saturday launched the National Polio Immunization Drive for 2022 by administering polio drops to children below five years of age at the health ministry. The immunisation drive will be organised

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India closely monitoring global energy markets as well as potential energy supply disruptions as a fallout of the evolving geopolitical situation

India closely monitoring global energy markets as well as potential energy supply disruptions as a fallout of the evolving geopolitical situation

🕔15:42, 26.Feb 2022

New Delhi, Feb 26: Government of India is closely monitoring global energy markets as well as potential energy supply disruptions as a fall out of the evolving geopolitical situation. With a view to ensuring energy justice for its citizens and

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Indians in Ukraine advised not to move to border posts

Indians in Ukraine advised not to move to border posts

🕔12:46, 26.Feb 2022

In a latest advisory by the Indian Embassy in Ukraine, Indian citizens in the war-torn country were on Saturday advised not to move to any of the border posts without prior coordination with the Indian government. New Delhi, Feb 26

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Affirming nonalignment, India abstains on UNSC Russia vote; strains US ties

Affirming nonalignment, India abstains on UNSC Russia vote; strains US ties

🕔11:24, 26.Feb 2022

United Nations, Feb 26 (IANS) Affirming its nonaligned heritage, India has abstained on a Security Council resolution condemning Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and put a strain on its growing ties with the US and the West. India joined China and the

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Indians in Ukraine advised not to move to border posts

Indians in Ukraine advised not to move to border posts

🕔11:23, 26.Feb 2022

New Delhi, Feb 26 (IANS) In a latest advisory by the Indian Embassy in Ukraine, Indian citizens in the war-torn country were on Saturday advised not to move to any of the border posts without prior coordination with the Indian government.

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Rescue Ops: Air India to mount flights to Romania, Hungary

Rescue Ops: Air India to mount flights to Romania, Hungary

🕔11:22, 26.Feb 2022

New Delhi, Feb 26 (IANS) As hostilities continue between Russia and Ukraine, the Tata Group-led Air India will mount direct flights to Romania and Hungary for bringing back stranded Indians. Romania and Hungary share land borders with Ukraine. Many Indian nationals,

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High crude prices can spike petrol, diesel prices by over Rs 6 per litre: ICRA

High crude prices can spike petrol, diesel prices by over Rs 6 per litre: ICRA

🕔11:20, 26.Feb 2022

New Delhi, Feb 26 (IANS) High crude oil prices, due to geo-political concerns, can spike petrol, and diesel prices by Rs 6 to Rs 8 per litre, ratings agency ICRA said. According to the ratings agency, the lagged revision in RSPs

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LS Speaker starts helpline, contacts 100 Indian students in Ukraine

LS Speaker starts helpline, contacts 100 Indian students in Ukraine

🕔11:18, 26.Feb 2022

New Delhi/Kota, Feb 26 (IANS) Lok Sabha Speaker, Om Birla has started a helpline for Indian students trapped in Ukraine and is being operated from his residence office in New Delhi and Camp office in Kota-Bundi parliamentary constituency. Till now more

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‘Gold Bonds’ next series to be issued at Rs 5,109 per gram

‘Gold Bonds’ next series to be issued at Rs 5,109 per gram

🕔11:17, 26.Feb 2022

New Delhi, Feb 26 (IANS) The issue price for Sovereign Gold Bonds’ next series has been fixed at Rs 5,109 per gram of gold. According to the Finance Ministry, the Sovereign Gold Bond Scheme 2021-22 (Series X) will be opened for

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Bharti Airtel to acquire Vodafone’s 4.7% stake in Indus Towers

Bharti Airtel to acquire Vodafone’s 4.7% stake in Indus Towers

🕔07:24, 26.Feb 2022

New Delhi, Feb 26 (IANS) Telecom major Bharti Airtel on Friday said it has entered into an agreement with Vodafone to buy its 4.7 per cent equity interest in Indus Towers. According to Bharti Airtel, the agreement is based on the

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India abstains on resolution condemning Russian invasion of Ukraine

India abstains on resolution condemning Russian invasion of Ukraine

🕔07:21, 26.Feb 2022

United Nations, Feb 26 (IANS) India, along with China and the United Arab Emirates, has abstained on a Security Council resolution condemning the Russian invasion of Ukraine. The resolution proposed by the US and Albania with the backing of nearly 60

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Foreign ministers of India, Ukraine discuss ongoing crisis

Foreign ministers of India, Ukraine discuss ongoing crisis

🕔20:55, 25.Feb 2022

External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar and his Ukrainian counterpart Dmytro Kuleba on Friday discussed the prevailing situation in the east European country which is under attack from Russia, along with the measures to evacuate stranded Indian nationals from there. New

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India setting up control rooms for stranded nationals on Ukraine borders

India setting up control rooms for stranded nationals on Ukraine borders

🕔20:53, 25.Feb 2022

New Delhi, Feb 25 (IANS) India is setting up control rooms and helpline numbers and for its citizens stranded in Ukraine at the border checks-post with Poland, Romania and Hungary. The Indian Embassy in Kiev stated that the helpline numbers are

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Paste Indian flag on vehicles moving towards Ukraine borders: India to stranded nationals

Paste Indian flag on vehicles moving towards Ukraine borders: India to stranded nationals

🕔20:51, 25.Feb 2022

Kiev/New Delhi, Feb 25 (IANS) Print out an Indian flag and paste prominently on vehicles and buses while travelling towards Ukraine’s borders with Poland, Romania, and Hungary, the Indian embassy in Ukraine advised all the stranded Indian nationals. It also told

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India’s forex reserves rises by over $2.7 bn to $632.952 bn

India’s forex reserves rises by over $2.7 bn to $632.952 bn

🕔20:50, 25.Feb 2022

Mumbai, Feb 25 (IANS) India’s foreign exchange reserves gained $2.762 billion during the week ended February 18. The Reserve Bank of India’s forex reserves increased to $632.952 billion from $630.190 billion reported for February 11. The country’s forex reserves comprises of

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