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How PM Modi and his 11 expert teams work round the clock to save India from COVID-19

How PM Modi and his 11 expert teams work round the clock to save India from COVID-19

🕔20:34, 31.Mar 2020

New Delhi, March 31 (IANS) Determined to contain the dreaded virus from spreading in the community, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his big team of experts are working tirelessly to monitor minute-to minute development of any happening related to the pandemic

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Govt extends validity of lower withholding tax till June 30

Govt extends validity of lower withholding tax till June 30

🕔20:30, 31.Mar 2020

New Delhi, March 31  The government has extended the validity of all lower withholding tax orders, secured by assessees, by three months till June 30 to mitigate the hardship caused by Covid-19-related disruptions. In an order on Tuesday, the Central

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Islamic missionaries of Tablighi Jamaat may be biggest carrier of Covid-19 in South Asia

Islamic missionaries of Tablighi Jamaat may be biggest carrier of Covid-19 in South Asia

🕔16:43, 31.Mar 2020

New Delhi/Islamabad, March 31  In a strange pattern, members of Tablighi Jamaat, an Islamic proselytizing group, have been found unrestrainedly preaching in large religious gatherings amid the coronavirus pandemic restrictions in several countries in Asia, leading to hundreds of infections.

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Validity of DLs, documents linked to MV Act extended

Validity of DLs, documents linked to MV Act extended

🕔14:19, 31.Mar 2020

New Delhi, March 31 Considering the problems being faced by people amid lockdown, the government has announced to extend till June end the validity of all driving licences and other documents related to Motor Vehicle Act expiring on February 1 and

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Nizamuddin Tablighi HQ evacuated, 11 positive cases among evacuees

Nizamuddin Tablighi HQ evacuated, 11 positive cases among evacuees

🕔14:16, 31.Mar 2020

New Delhi, March 31  Tablighi Jamaat’s international headquarters Nizamuddin Markaz in southwest Delhi, where around 1,400 persons were stuck in the wake of a nationwide lockdown due to the coronavirus pandemic, has been evacuated even as at least 11 corona

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Centre relaxes procurement, transportation norms for medical, essential supplies

Centre relaxes procurement, transportation norms for medical, essential supplies

🕔14:09, 31.Mar 2020

New Delhi, March 31  The Centre has relaxed guidelines for procurement and transportation of medical and other essential supplies to deal with the COVID-19 outbreak. Accordingly, the Department of Expenditure under the Ministry of Finance issued the guidelines on Monday

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GMR Airport’s partner Groupe ADP raises 2.5 bn Euros

GMR Airport’s partner Groupe ADP raises 2.5 bn Euros

🕔14:05, 31.Mar 2020

New Delhi, March 31  GMR Airports’ international partner, Groupe ADP of France, has successfully raised 2.5 billion euros in bonds in two-parts. Accordingly, the two-part bonds having different maturity have been priced at an effective interest rate of 2.125 per

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Govt defers unified stamp duty rates on securities till July 1

Govt defers unified stamp duty rates on securities till July 1

🕔14:04, 31.Mar 2020

New Delhi, March 31  The government has deferred implementation of a simplified stamp duty collection process for listed securities by three months in the wake of disruptions caused by the Covid-19 pandemic. As per amendments to the Stamp Act, 1899

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MCA’s new scheme to reduce companies/LLPs’ compliance burden

MCA’s new scheme to reduce companies/LLPs’ compliance burden

🕔14:02, 31.Mar 2020

New Delhi, March 31  As part of the government’s efforts to provide relief to law-abiding companies and Limited Liability Partnerships (LLPs) in the wake of Covid-19, the Ministry of Corporate Affairs, has introduced the “Companies Fresh Start Scheme, 2020” and

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Railway starts providing bulk cooked food to needy across India

Railway starts providing bulk cooked food to needy across India

🕔07:10, 31.Mar 2020

Guwahati, March 31  Indian Railways has started providing bulk cooked food to various categories of needy people from 25 locations across India hosting base kitchens of Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC), officials said on Monday. According to Northeast

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Specified G-secs to be opened for NRIs from April 1: RBI

Specified G-secs to be opened for NRIs from April 1: RBI

🕔07:05, 31.Mar 2020

New Delhi, March 31  The Reserve Bank on Monday notified that some categories of government securities will be opened fully for non-resident investors, and will continue to be open for the domestic investors. At present, G-secs are not fully opened

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Hand sanitisers to come in Re 1 sachet

Hand sanitisers to come in Re 1 sachet

🕔07:02, 31.Mar 2020

Chennai, March 31  After shampoo, pickles and other items, the time has come for hand sanitisers in a sachet. At a time when the country is reeling under the coronavirus outbreak, city-based fast moving consumer goods major CavinKare Private Ltd

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Safety instructions for air cargo operations issued

Safety instructions for air cargo operations issued

🕔20:00, 30.Mar 2020

New Delhi, March 30 The Centre on Monday issued safety guidelines for air cargo operations amid the outbreak of Covid-19. Aviation regulator DGCA came out with a circular which was “issued for precautions to be taken by all agencies and personnel

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Crude price worsens on Covid-19 concerns, reaches closer to $20 per barrel

Crude price worsens on Covid-19 concerns, reaches closer to $20 per barrel

🕔19:59, 30.Mar 2020

New Delhi, March 30 Crude oil prices continued their freefall on Monday with the WTI crude of US falling below the $20 per barrel mark briefly and benchmark Brent crude price touching its 18-year-low on fears that coronavirus-related shutdowns may continue

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New India Assurance initiates risk coverage for health workers

New India Assurance initiates risk coverage for health workers

🕔19:58, 30.Mar 2020

New Delhi, March 30  Public sector insurance company New India Assurance on Monday announced the commencement of the risk coverage of Rs 50 lakh per healthcare personnel in treating coronavirus positive patients. A letter from the general insurance company to

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Covid-19 toll across world crosses 35,000

Covid-19 toll across world crosses 35,000

🕔19:55, 30.Mar 2020

New Delhi, March 30  The death toll around the world due to coronavirus crossed 35,000 on Monday evening, with Italy heading the list of 35,097 deaths with 10,779, while the number of cumulative cases rose to 737,929, with US leading

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Indian Railways getting ready to provide medical support to  National efforts in fighting COVID 19 in a big way

Indian Railways getting ready to provide medical support to National efforts in fighting COVID 19 in a big way

🕔19:47, 30.Mar 2020

In  In order to prevent the spread of COVID 19, Indian Railways is making an all out effort to supplement the health care efforts of  Government of India. The spectrum of steps include modification  of passenger coaches as isolation coaches, equipping

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Banks branches remain open, ATMs filled up: FM

Banks branches remain open, ATMs filled up: FM

🕔16:45, 30.Mar 2020

New Delhi, March 30 Banks are ensuring that their branches remain open and ATMs (automated teller machines) functional with adequate cash amid the nationwide lockdown, according to the Union Finance Minister, here on Monday. Taking to Twitter, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman

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Home cooking during lockdown pushes up LPG demand

Home cooking during lockdown pushes up LPG demand

🕔16:34, 30.Mar 2020

New Delhi, March 30  The demand for cooking gas in the country surged in March as people are cooking more at home while remaining indoors during the 21-day nationwide lockdown. In the month of March, when sale of auto fuels

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Baseless: Govt on claims Lockdown21 will be extended

Baseless: Govt on claims Lockdown21 will be extended

🕔11:33, 30.Mar 2020

New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) Debunking viral reports on social media that claimed government will extend the 21-day lockdown, the Centre on Monday denied them as ‘baseless’. “There are rumours and media reports, claiming that the Government will extend the #Lockdown21

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