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Every FY21 budget assumption will have to be reviewed: FM

Every FY21 budget assumption will have to be reviewed: FM

🕔17:39, 23.May 2020

New Delhi, May 23 Every assumption made in the 2020-21 Union Budget, presented in February, would have to be reviewed in view of the coronavirus pandemic, said Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, here on Saturday. “Every assumption made in the budget 2020

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Group exposure limit raised to 30% till June 30, 2021

Group exposure limit raised to 30% till June 30, 2021

🕔16:30, 22.May 2020

Mumbai, May 22  In a major relief for business groups and conglomerates, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has decided to increase the group exposure limit to 30 per cent from the current 25 per cent of the eligible capital

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Coronavirus risks future of India’s coal-fired power plants: IEEFA

Coronavirus risks future of India’s coal-fired power plants: IEEFA

🕔18:04, 4.May 2020

New Delhi, May 4  The coronavirus pandemic and subsequent nationwide lockdown have highlighted the growing financial risks to India’s coal-fired power plant sector, a technology being replaced by new, cheaper, and cleaner renewable energy, an IEEFA note said on Monday.

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Italy’s COVID-19 death toll exceeds 20,000

Italy’s COVID-19 death toll exceeds 20,000

🕔06:50, 14.Apr 2020

Rome, April 14  The coronavirus pandemic has claimed 20,465 lives in locked-down Italy, bringing the total number of infections, fatalities and recoveries so far to 159,516, according to latest data released by the country’s Civil Protection Department. Addressing a televised

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Govt exempts Covid-19 medical equipment from customs duty

Govt exempts Covid-19 medical equipment from customs duty

🕔14:41, 10.Apr 2020

New Delhi, April 10 The government on Thursday exempted various medical equipment from levy of basic customs duty and health cess in order to allow cheaper imports of these critical devices that are required in large numbers in the country to

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PepsiCo India commits 25,000 testing kits, over 50 lakh meals

PepsiCo India commits 25,000 testing kits, over 50 lakh meals

🕔11:44, 6.Apr 2020

New Delhi, April 6  Extending its support to the fight against coronavirus pandemic, PepsiCo India has committed to provide 25,000 testing kits to healthcare and diagnostic facilities. Further, the company has also committed to provide over 50 lakh meals to

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DRDO develops portable backpack for sanitisation equipment

DRDO develops portable backpack for sanitisation equipment

🕔20:13, 3.Apr 2020

New Delhi, April 3  In a quest for developing indigenous solutions to combat the coronavirus Pandemic, Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) has developed portable backpack for area sanitisation equipment. “The Centre for Fire Explosive and Environment Safety (CFEES), Delhi,

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Indian workers seek US visa extensions amid corona crisis

Indian workers seek US visa extensions amid corona crisis

🕔19:13, 28.Mar 2020

Washington, March 28  Amid the coronavirus pandemic, Indian workers across America have sought extensions of their US visas over concerns of losing work status due to soon-to-expire visas or delayed extensions, a media report said. Immigration attorneys and immigration think

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Over 74,000 COVID-19 cases in Italy, toll reaches 7,503

Over 74,000 COVID-19 cases in Italy, toll reaches 7,503

🕔07:27, 26.Mar 2020

Rome, March 26  The coronavirus pandemic has claimed 7,503 lives in Italy, while the cumulative number of confirmed cases have reached 74,386, Italian authorities said. Active infections grew by 3,491 cases on the daily basis, bringing the total active infections

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Modi talks to Putin about coronavirus pandemic

Modi talks to Putin about coronavirus pandemic

🕔07:25, 26.Mar 2020

New Delhi, March 26  Prime Minister Narendra Modi had a telephone conversation today with the President of the Russian Federation Vladimir V. Putin. The two leaders discussed the global situation in the context of COVID-19 pandemic. The Prime Minister conveyed

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