PM-Kisan Scheme benefits not reaching tillers: RBI directors
The members of the board of Reserve Bank of India (RBI) have drawn finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman’s attention to the inefficacy of the government’s PM-Kisan Scheme and the plight of housing finance companies (HFCs) during their interaction with her last week.
Stock, forex and bond markets shut today for Maha Shivratri
In a dull session on Thursday, the domestic equity market ended lower.
Deutsche Bank boosts loans to cash-strapped tycoons in India
The NBFC crisis is creating new prospects for Deutsche Bank. Goldman Sach has be...
Trump India visit: US security personnel, vehicle arrive in India
US President Donald Trump is all set to commence his tour in India alongside his wife and the first lady of the United States - Melania Trum...
Coronavirus: Death toll from China jumps to 1,770
The death toll from China's new coronavirus epidemic jumped to 1,770 after 105 more people died, the National Health Commission said Monday....
Radicalism disturbing world peace, only India has solution: Bhagwat
Calling upon RSS members to connect with people irrespective of their caste, language, religion or region, Bhagwat said that India's characteristic is to fasten everyone with one thread on the principle of 'Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam' (the world is a family).
If Vodafone Idea disconnects, India picks up the bill
Vodafone Idea, a joint venture between Britain's Vodafone Group Plc and India's Idea Cellular, is the most vulnerable of the mobile carriers ordered on Friday to immediately pay billions in unpaid government dues and interest following a Supreme Court ruling. It has said it cannot immediately pay the $3.9 billion it owes.
Trump visit must make tangible gains, not photo-opportunity: Congress
The Congress leader Anand Sharma said that the PM and the government must keep in mind “India’s sovereignty, self-respect and national interest” while conducting Trump’s visit. Sharma also pointed at the contrast between the simplicity and philosophy of Mahatma Gandhi and the government’s ‘extravaganza’ for Trump’s visit.
War with Netflix and Disney looms for India’s top local streamer
Zee5, the top domestic streaming platform, is betting on local content to fend off big-spending rivals.
India’s Rs 1.2 lakh crore nuclear submarine project closer to realisation
Nuclear attack submarines will give India a significant strike and area denial capability in the region.
ICC T20 World Cup: Poonam Yadav casts a spell on Australians with her loopy leg-spin to help India win
Leg-spinner Poonam Yadav bowled a magical spell in her comeback game to steer India to a comfortable 17-run win over defending champions Australia in the opening match of the Women's T20 World Cup here on Friday.
Centre committed to implement suburban rail for Bengaluru, says Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman
The Cabinet has cleared the proposal before it made its way into the budget text, the Minister told reporters in response to a volley of questions on the subject. Out of the Rs 18,600 crore project cost, the Centre and Karnataka will share 20% each, while 60% of the project financing will come from multilateral lending institutions, she said.
India needs to invest $109 billion to halve its road crash fatalities in next decade: World Bank report
The report titled "Delivering Road Safety in India" was released at the 'Third Global Ministerial Conference on Road Safety' in Stockholm. It points to the high death rate on India's roads caused by chronic lack of investment in systemic, targeted, and sustained road safety programmes and identifies relevant investment priorities to reverse the trend.
Coronavirus: Niti CEO to find ways to reduce drug import dependence on China
The list has been compiled by the drug regulatory authority and contains antibiotics like azithromycin, amoxicillin, ofloxacin, metronidazole, vitamins such as B12, B1, B6 and E, female hormone progesterone and anticardiac arrest drug atorvastatin, among others.
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