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Union MoS Choudhary tests corona positive

Union MoS Choudhary tests corona positive

🕔21:42, 8.Aug 2020

New Delhi, Aug 8  After a number of prominent politicians in the country were infected with the coronavirus, Union Minister of State for Agriculture Kailash Choudhary too has tested positive. Choudhary had complained of coronavirus symptoms on Friday night, after

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Liquidity scheme for NBFCs, HFCs: 15 proposals get Rs 6,399 cr sanction

Liquidity scheme for NBFCs, HFCs: 15 proposals get Rs 6,399 cr sanction

🕔21:41, 8.Aug 2020

New Delhi, Aug 8  The special liquidity scheme (SLS) for NBFCs and HFCs has received a positive response from the financial sector with 15 proposals involving an amount of Rs 6,399 crore already sanctioned upto August 7. The Rs 30,000

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PM Modi inaugurates ‘Rashtriya Swachhta Kendra’

PM Modi inaugurates ‘Rashtriya Swachhta Kendra’ Updated

🕔21:40, 8.Aug 2020

New Delhi, Aug 8  Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated a special project on Saturday that is close to his heart — the Rashtriya Swachhata Kendra, which is an interactive experience centre on Swachh Bharat Mission. He watched a short video

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SpiceJet operates first long-haul wide-body charter flight to Canada

SpiceJet operates first long-haul wide-body charter flight to Canada

🕔21:40, 8.Aug 2020

New Delhi, Aug 8  Airline major SpiceJet on Saturday became the first Indian budget carrier to operate a long-haul wide-body charter flight to North America. The airline repatriated 352 Canadian nationals and permanent residency holders from New Delhi to Toronto

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Pending India-Bangladesh issues will be resolved: Momen

Pending India-Bangladesh issues will be resolved: Momen

🕔21:36, 8.Aug 2020

Dhaka, Aug 8  Bangladesh Foreign Minister A.K. Abdul Momen on Saturday said that India and Bangladesh have resolved major bilateral issues, achieved progress on water sharing and will soon also resolve the other pending issues. “There are some issues. We

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Let’s not speculate; wait for DGCA report on crash: Puri

Let’s not speculate; wait for DGCA report on crash: Puri

🕔21:33, 8.Aug 2020

Kozhikode, Aug 8  Union Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri said here on Saturday that there was no need to speculate on what happened before or during the aircraft crash at Kozhikode airport in Kerala. He said all should wait

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PM to launch Rs 1 lakh crore financing facility on Sunday

PM to launch Rs 1 lakh crore financing facility on Sunday

🕔21:31, 8.Aug 2020

New Delhi, Aug 8  Prime Minister Narendra Modi will launch the financing facility of Rs 1 lakh crore under the Agriculture Infrastructure Fund on Sunday and also release the sixth instalment of funds of Rs 17,000 crore to 8.5 crore

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Black box of Air India Express flight recovered

Black box of Air India Express flight recovered

🕔12:30, 8.Aug 2020

Kozhikode, Aug 8 A team of the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) investigating the crash of Air India Express aircraft at the Kozhikode airport recovered its black box on Saturday, officials said. The black box records the conversation between the

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61,537 Covid 19 cases in past 24 hours

61,537 Covid 19 cases in past 24 hours

🕔12:28, 8.Aug 2020

New Delhi, Aug 8 While a total of 61,537 people tested positive for Covid-19, another 933 lost their lives to the deadly virus in the last 24 hours in the country, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said on Saturday.

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Minimal impact of Covid-19 on Indian pharma industry: ICRA

Minimal impact of Covid-19 on Indian pharma industry: ICRA

🕔10:30, 8.Aug 2020

New Delhi, Aug 8  The domestic pharma industry is expected to grow at a 4-6 per cent in FY-2021 owing to Covid impact, though FY 2020-2023, CAGR is expected to be in the range of 8-11 per cent on the

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11 states yet to start free food distribution under PMGKAY-2.0

11 states yet to start free food distribution under PMGKAY-2.0

🕔07:53, 8.Aug 2020

New Delhi, Aug 8 Union Minister for Consumer Affairs, Food & Public Distribution Ram Vilas Paswan said that nearly 62 per cent of the foodgrain for July quota under the second phase of Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana (PMGKAY-2.0) has

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British Airways to operate special relief flights from India

British Airways to operate special relief flights from India

🕔07:52, 8.Aug 2020

New Delhi, Aug 8  British Airways on Friday said that it will recommence direct relief flights from India to London Heathrow from August 17. According to the airline, these flights will be recommenced under a bilateral arrangement with the Indian

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Despite popular perception, only 0.25% tax filers scrutinised: FM

Despite popular perception, only 0.25% tax filers scrutinised: FM

🕔07:49, 8.Aug 2020

New Delhi, Aug 8  Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday said that scrutiny of tax return filers has declined since 2014, and only 0.25 per cent of the total number of filers were scrutinised in 2018-19. In her address at

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AAIB to conduct a probe into AI Express mishap

AAIB to conduct a probe into AI Express mishap

🕔07:48, 8.Aug 2020

New Delhi, Aug 8  Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri on Friday said that a formal enquiry will be conducted into the Air India Express accident in Kozhikode, which has left at least 14 people dead. According to the minister,

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Prez expresses condolence, Kerala Guv briefs about rescue op

Prez expresses condolence, Kerala Guv briefs about rescue op

🕔07:46, 8.Aug 2020

New Delhi, Aug 8  After Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke to the Kerala Chief Minister about the Air India crash, President Ram Nath Kovind too had a telephonic conversation with the Kerala Governor Arif Mohammad Khan. Ram Nath Kovind remarked,

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Kozhikode flight mishap: PM Modi speaks to Kerala CM

Kozhikode flight mishap: PM Modi speaks to Kerala CM

🕔07:43, 8.Aug 2020

New Delhi, Aug 8  Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke to Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan to get a sense of the ground situation, soon after an Air India Express flight overshot the runway and crashed. The Prime Minister tweeted, “Pained

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Pilots among 17 dead as AI Express plane overshoots runway, plunges into valley

Pilots among 17 dead as AI Express plane overshoots runway, plunges into valley

🕔07:41, 8.Aug 2020

Kozhikode (Kerala)/New Delhi, Aug 8  In one of the worst air disasters witnessed in Kerala, an Air India Express flight, returning from Dubai under the Vande Bharat mission, crashed at the “table top” Kozhikode airport on Friday evening, leaving at

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Civilian injured in Pakistan shelling on J&K LoC succumbs

Civilian injured in Pakistan shelling on J&K LoC succumbs

🕔07:38, 8.Aug 2020

Jammu, Aug 8  A 65-year-old man injured in Pakistan shelling on the Line of Control (LoC) on Friday in Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch district, succumbed overnight, taking the toll of civilians killed in the flare up to two, officials said

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Manoj Sinha takes over as J&K LG

Manoj Sinha takes over as J&K LG

🕔07:37, 8.Aug 2020

Srinagar, Aug 8  Manoj Sinha on Friday took oath as the new Lieutenant Governor of the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir at the Rajbhavan here. Sinha became the second Lt Governor of the UT replacing G.C. Murmu, who has

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Petrol, diesel prices may rise again from next week

Petrol, diesel prices may rise again from next week

🕔06:51, 8.Aug 2020

New Delhi, Aug 8 Consumers might see fuel prices going up again as oil companies are bracing up to pass the rise in global crude and product prices on retail sales. Accordingly, petrol and diesel prices may begin their rising trend

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