Govt to table Anti-Maritime Piracy Bill in LS

Govt to table Anti-Maritime Piracy Bill in LS

🕔10:21, 5.Aug 2022

New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) The Centre on Friday listed the ‘The Anti-Maritime Piracy Bill, 2019, and Minister of External Affairs S. Jaishankar will move the the Bill in the Lok Sabha to make special provisions for repression of piracy on

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RBI hikes policy rate by 50bps to 5.4%

RBI hikes policy rate by 50bps to 5.4%

🕔10:12, 5.Aug 2022

Chennai, Aug 5 (IANS) Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Shaktikanta Das on Friday announced the rise of policy rate or repo rate by 50 basis points (bps) to 5.4 per cent. The policy or the repo rate is the interest

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Moody’s upgrades Yes Bank’s rating to Ba3 from B2, changes outlook to stable

Moody’s upgrades Yes Bank’s rating to Ba3 from B2, changes outlook to stable

🕔07:04, 5.Aug 2022

Mumbai, Aug 5 (IANS) Moody’s Investors Services has upgraded Yes Bank’s long-term foreign currency issuer rating and long-term foreign and local currency bank deposit ratings to Ba3 from B2, a release said. The bank’s Baseline Credit Assessment (BCA) and Adjusted BCA

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Odisha govt approves 11 investment proposals of Rs 2,253cr

Odisha govt approves 11 investment proposals of Rs 2,253cr

🕔07:03, 5.Aug 2022

Bhubaneswar, Aug 5 (IANS) The Odisha government has approved 11 investment proposals worth Rs 2,253.15 crore which will create employment opportunities for 3,817 people, officials said on Thursday. The state level single window clearance authority (SLSWCA) headed by Chief Secretary S.C.

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Arunachal’s 3rd airport named ‘Donyi Polo Airport’

Arunachal’s 3rd airport named ‘Donyi Polo Airport’

🕔07:02, 5.Aug 2022

Itanagar, Aug 5 (IANS) The Arunachal Pradesh government on Thursday named the under-construction greenfield airport — the state’s third here in the state capital Itanagar as “Donyi Polo Airport”, officials said. An official at the Chief Minister’s Office said that the

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B’desh to allow ferrying of petroleum products to NE states via its territory

B’desh to allow ferrying of petroleum products to NE states via its territory

🕔07:01, 5.Aug 2022

Agartala, Aug 5 (IANS) The Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL) has signed an MoU with the Bangladesh Roads and Highways Department in Dhaka for emergency ferrying of petroleum products to the northeastern states of India through Bangladesh’s territory, an official said

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MEDIA UPDATE (AUGUST 05, 2022)

MEDIA UPDATE (AUGUST 05, 2022)

🕔06:49, 5.Aug 2022

05-Aug-2022 Power REC Records its Quarterly profit ₹ 2,447 crores vs. ₹ 2,247 crores, up 9% New Delhi : Owing to the stable income, effective cost management and resultant quarterly profit, the Earnings Per Share for the quarter ended 30th June

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Punjab waives outstanding electricity bills till Dec 2021

Punjab waives outstanding electricity bills till Dec 2021

🕔19:01, 4.Aug 2022

Chandigarh, Aug 4 (IANS) Fulfilling yet another promise made by Chief Minister Bhagwant Singh Maan to the people of the state, the Punjab government has waived outstanding electricity bills of all domestic category consumers till December 31, 2021. The Punjab State

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LIC Housing Finance PAT rises to Rs 925.48 crore in Q1FY23

LIC Housing Finance PAT rises to Rs 925.48 crore in Q1FY23

🕔19:00, 4.Aug 2022

Mumbai, Aug 4 (IANS) LIC Housing Finance Ltd’s net profit rose sharply by 503 per cent year-on-year to Rs 925.48 crore on back of uptick in net interest income, as against Rs 153.44 crore in the same quarter last year. The

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Germany sees 214% rise in Indian tourist in 2022 so far: GNTO

Germany sees 214% rise in Indian tourist in 2022 so far: GNTO

🕔18:59, 4.Aug 2022

New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) With tourism making a marked recovery post the pandemic, the German National Tourist Office, India, on Thursday announced a rise of 214 per cent in Indian tourists in 2022 so far. In its annual conference, GNTO,

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Centre extends design-led telecom PLI scheme application date in 5G era

Centre extends design-led telecom PLI scheme application date in 5G era

🕔18:57, 4.Aug 2022

New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) In a bid to build a strong ecosystem for 5G in the country after a successful 5G spectrum auction, the government on Thursday extended the last date for submission of applications under the design-led manufacturing scheme

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Rajya Sabha passes Family Courts (Amendment) Bill, 2022

Rajya Sabha passes Family Courts (Amendment) Bill, 2022

🕔18:57, 4.Aug 2022

New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) Amid continuous sloganeering by the opposition members, the Rajya Sabha on Thursday passed the ‘Family Courts (Amendment) Bill, 2022’ by a voice vote. Lok Sabha had passed this bill last week. Opposition members led by Congress

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ISRO gearing up for launch of small rocket SSLV on Aug 7

ISRO gearing up for launch of small rocket SSLV on Aug 7

🕔18:56, 4.Aug 2022

Chennai, Aug 4 (IANS) India’s newest rocket, the 34 metre tall and weighing 120 ton Small Satellite Launch Vehicle (SSLV) will lift off from the first launch pad at the Sriharikota rocket port on August 7 at 9.18 a.m. on its

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REC Records its Quarterly profit ₹ 2,447 crores vs. ₹ 2,247 crores, up 9%

REC Records its Quarterly profit ₹ 2,447 crores vs. ₹ 2,247 crores, up 9%

🕔18:53, 4.Aug 2022

New Delhi, 4th August, 2022: The Board of Directors of REC Limited, today approved the unaudited standalone and consolidated financial results for Q1 FY23. Operational and Financial Highlights –Q1 FY23 vs Q1 FY22 (Standalone) Net Interest Income: ₹ 3,880 crores vs. ₹

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Israel launches water conference, inaugurates pavilion at 17th Everything About Water Expo 2022

Israel launches water conference, inaugurates pavilion at 17th Everything About Water Expo 2022

🕔18:48, 4.Aug 2022

New Delhi, 4th August 2022: The 17th Everything About Water Expo 2022 was inaugurated today by Ambassador of Israel in India Naor Gilon, further strengthening the cooperation between Israel and India in the water sector. Israel is the country partner in

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‘India diversifying its oil import sources’

‘India diversifying its oil import sources’

🕔17:37, 4.Aug 2022

Chennai, Aug 4 (IANS) India is looking at pockets of opportunities for oil overseas and its decision to invest $1.6 billion in an oil project in Brazil part of that scheme, said credit rating agency S&P. In a report, S&P, citing

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18 emergency landings within country in last 2 years: Aviation Ministry

18 emergency landings within country in last 2 years: Aviation Ministry

🕔17:28, 4.Aug 2022

New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) A total of 18 emergency landings were reported by various airlines in India during the last two years, the Civil Aviation ministry told the Lok Sabha on Thursday. Recently on July 2, a plane operating from

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Nepal to hold elections on Nov 20

Nepal to hold elections on Nov 20

🕔17:27, 4.Aug 2022

Kathmandu, Aug 4 (IANS) The Nepal government on Thursday announced its decision to hold the federal and provincial polls on November 20. A meeting of the Cabinet took the decision earlier in the day based on the recommendation of the Election

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4 different rockets missions set to launch on Thursday

4 different rockets missions set to launch on Thursday

🕔17:26, 4.Aug 2022

New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) Four different space companies — Rocket Lab, ULA, Blue Origin and SpaceX — are all set to launch their rocket missions on Thursday. After facing a delay on its second satellite launch due to software updates,

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Nokia launches two new feature phones in India

Nokia launches two new feature phones in India

🕔17:25, 4.Aug 2022

New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) HMD Global, the home of Nokia phones, on Thursday launched two new upgraded feature phones — Nokia 8210 4G and Nokia 110 — in India. The Nokia 8210 4G will be available at Rs 3,999 in

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