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Data protection: Parliament’s joint panel summons FB, Twitter

Data protection: Parliament’s joint panel summons FB, Twitter

🕔14:41, 23.Oct 2020

New Delhi, Oct 23 A joint committee of Parliament on Friday issued summons to Facebook in order to seek its “oral evidence” on the issues of data protection and privacy. Twitter too is said to have been directed for appearance

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No change in petrol and diesel prices

No change in petrol and diesel prices

🕔14:39, 23.Oct 2020

New Delhi, Oct 23 Retail prices of petrol and diesel remained unchanged on Friday as softer global crude and product prices prevented Indian oil marketing companies from carrying out any revision in prices. Petrol prices now are unchanged for 31 days

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Power PPAs cannot be terminated during insolvency process

Power PPAs cannot be terminated during insolvency process

🕔14:37, 23.Oct 2020

New Delhi, Oct 23  In a breather for bankrupt power generation companies, an insolvency tribunal has ruled that going concern status of such companies have to be maintained during the entire resolution process. The National Company Law Appellate Tribunal (NCLAT)

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Pompeo, Esper to discuss advancing strategic partnership with Modi

Pompeo, Esper to discuss advancing strategic partnership with Modi

🕔09:57, 23.Oct 2020

New York, Oct 23  US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Defence Secretary Mike Esper will meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi next week to discuss advancing the US-India Comprehensive Global Strategic Partnership that he and President Donald Trump committed to,

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Air India pilots seek meeting with Civil Aviation Minister

Air India pilots seek meeting with Civil Aviation Minister

🕔09:56, 23.Oct 2020

New Delhi, Oct 23 Air India pilots have sought a follow-up meeting with Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri to put forth the problems being faced by them. The Indian Commercial Pilots Association and the Indian Pilots Guild have put in

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Pompeo, Esper to discuss advancing strategic partnership with Modi

Pompeo, Esper to discuss advancing strategic partnership with Modi

🕔09:37, 23.Oct 2020

New York, Oct 23 US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Defence Secretary Mike Esper will meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi next week to discuss advancing the US-India Comprehensive Global Strategic Partnership that he and President Donald Trump committed to,

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Railways to give bonus equivalent to 78 day wages to 11.58 lakh non-gazetted employees

Railways to give bonus equivalent to 78 day wages to 11.58 lakh non-gazetted employees

🕔05:26, 23.Oct 2020

New Delhi, Oct 23  In a piece of good news for Indian Railways employees, the Union Cabinet has granted bonus equivalent to 78 days wages for financial year 2019-20, the national transporter announced on Thursday. In a statement, the Railway

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All-India energy demand up in Sep after 6 months of decline: Report

All-India energy demand up in Sep after 6 months of decline: Report

🕔05:24, 23.Oct 2020

New Delhi, Oct 23  Easing of lockdown curbs lifted India’s energy demand in September after a decline of six months, said India Ratings and Research (Ind-Ra) on Thursday. In a report on India’s power sector, the ratings agency said that

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Festive season to give temporary boost to economy: Report

Festive season to give temporary boost to economy: Report

🕔14:18, 22.Oct 2020

New Delhi, Oct 22  Festival season is expected to give a temporary boost to India’s economic prospect, brokerage major Motilal Oswal Financial Services said. Accordingly, the brokerage firm’s EcoScope report said favourable base effect, pent-up demand and strong inventory re-building

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Fuel prices stay static, petrol ends month without revision

Fuel prices stay static, petrol ends month without revision

🕔14:16, 22.Oct 2020

New Delhi, Oct 22  Petrol completed a month without revision in its retail prices as oil marketing companies (OMC) decided against changing its pump price on Thursday as international product market remained subdued while crude prices remained static. Along with

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PM inaugurates Durga Puja festivities in Bengal, says committed to women empowerment

PM inaugurates Durga Puja festivities in Bengal, says committed to women empowerment

🕔14:06, 22.Oct 2020

New Delhi, Oct 22  Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said the Bharatiya Janata Party was committed to empowering women, and the government has taken steps to give benefits to all sections. He said this during his virtual address after

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India successfully tests anti-tank guided missile Nag, ready for induction in Army

India successfully tests anti-tank guided missile Nag, ready for induction in Army

🕔14:04, 22.Oct 2020

New Delhi, Oct 22  India successfully carried out the final trial of anti-tank guided missile — Nag — on Thursday. The missile will be inducted soon in the India Army. In 2008, Ministry of Defence approved procurement of 300 Nag

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India allows graded relaxation in visa, travel restrictions

India allows graded relaxation in visa, travel restrictions

🕔14:03, 22.Oct 2020

New Delhi, Oct 22  As Indian government has almost lifted all restrictions imposed earlier to contain Covid-19 pandemic, it has now decided to make a “graded relaxation in the visa and travel restrictions”. Under the relief, the Ministry of Home

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IGIA emerges as world’s second safest airport amid pandemic

IGIA emerges as world’s second safest airport amid pandemic

🕔07:01, 22.Oct 2020

New Delhi, Oct 22  National capital’s IGIA has bagged the second position amongst the world’s safest airports. The Delhi International Airport Ltd (DIAL) said that ‘Safe Travel Barometer’ has certified Delhi airport as the second safest airport for effective implementation

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Amit Shah discuss Assam-Mizoram border issue with Sonowal

Amit Shah discuss Assam-Mizoram border issue with Sonowal

🕔07:00, 22.Oct 2020

Guwahati/Silchar (Assam)/Aizawl, Oct 22  Union Home Minister Amit Shah talked to Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal over phone on Wednesday night to take stock of the present situation on the state’s border with Mizoram, an official release said. As per

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Centre open to further economic stimulus: Econ Affairs Secy

Centre open to further economic stimulus: Econ Affairs Secy

🕔06:58, 22.Oct 2020

New Delhi, Oct 22  Days after Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman indicated that a further economic stimulus is not off the table, Secretary, Economic Affairs, Tarun Bajaj on Wednesday said the Centre is open for further measures to boost the economy.

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India at the doorstep of revival: RBI Governor

India at the doorstep of revival: RBI Governor

🕔06:57, 22.Oct 2020

New Delhi, Oct 22  Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Shaktikanta Das said on Wednesday that India is at the doorstep of a revival process from the ongoing pandemic. Speaking at an event, he said that it is very important

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RBI to commence ‘On Tap TLTRO’ worth Rs 1 lakh cr on Thursday

RBI to commence ‘On Tap TLTRO’ worth Rs 1 lakh cr on Thursday

🕔06:56, 22.Oct 2020

Mumbai, Oct 22  To provide banks with liquidity that can be used to support specific sectors, the Reserve Bank of India will conduct ‘On tap Targeted Long-term Repo Operations’ on Thursday. The operations will be conducted for a total amount

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Pompeo to attend US-India 2+2 dialogue in New Delhi next week

Pompeo to attend US-India 2+2 dialogue in New Delhi next week

🕔06:54, 22.Oct 2020

New Delhi, Oct 22  New Delhi will be hosting the third India-US 2+2 ministerial level dialogue on October 27, amidst deteriorating relations with China. The US-India 2+2 talks, just weeks ahead of the US presidential elections, are significant in view

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Modi government is synonymous with prosperity: Amit Shah

Modi government is synonymous with prosperity: Amit Shah

🕔06:51, 22.Oct 2020

New Delhi, Oct 22  Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Wednesday termed the Narendra Modi-led government as “synonymous with prosperity” after the Union Cabinet approved productivity linked bonus and non-productivity bonus for the financial year 2019-20 for over 30 lakh

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