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Jain is a minister without a portfolio in the Aam Aadmi Party-led Delhi government. Jain has held health, power and few other charges.

PMLA case: ED files chargesheet against Satyendar Jain

Jul 27, 2022

Jain, 57, was arrested by the ED on May 30 under the criminal sections of the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA).

NHSRCL is a joint venture of the Government of India and participating states for implementing high-speed rail projects. (representative image)

Indian Railways sacks Satish Agnihotri, in-charge of bullet train project

Jul 07, 2022

Rajendra Prasad, Director, Projects, National High Speed Rail Corporation Limited (NHSRCL) has been handed over the charge for three months, the officials said.

India will have to bear steep cut in fossil fuel revenues to limit global warming to 1.5 deg C: Report (Photo: Reuters)

India will have to bear steep cut in fossil fuel revenues to limit global warming to 1.5 deg C: Report

Jul 07, 2022

In the 2015 Paris Agreement, countries agreed to hold "the increase in the global average temperature to well below 2 degrees Celsius and to pursue efforts to limit the temperature increase to 1.5-degree celsius".

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DoCA cautions restaurants against forcefully levying service charges

May 23, 2022

Consumers are also being falsely misled on the legality of such charges and harassed by restaurants on making a request to remove such charges from the bill amount, DoCA said.

Chief Election Commissioner of India Rajiv Kumar

EC decides to take austerity measures on personal entitlements

May 20, 2022

EC also decided to surrender two LTC per year.

The HS200 is the human-rated version of the S200 rocket booster of satellite launch vehicle GSLV Mk III, popularly known as LVM3, the Bengaluru-headquartered space agency noted in a statement.

Gaganyaan mission: ISRO successfully tests human-rated solid rocket booster

May 13, 2022

The design and development of the HS200 booster were completed at VSSC, Thiruvananthapuram and propellant casting was completed at SDSC, Sriharikota.

The Aam Aadmi Party government had earlier written to the Haryana irrigation department on increasing the water flow in Yamuna on May 3 and April 30.

Delhi to face water shortage in several parts from tomorrow: Here's why

May 12, 2022

The severe water crisis comes at a critical point when the capital stares at a looming heatwave as the mercury is predicted to touch 46-47 degrees Celsius this week.

Pan-India demand for ACs grew by 53 per cent and inverters 101 per cent, and AC servicing by 54 per cent, the report added.

Heatwave, early summer pushes demand for ACs, inverters across India: Report

May 11, 2022

Demand for ACs and inverters across the country increased by 62 per cent with Tier-II towns and cities witnessing a high double-digit demand growth rate compared to Tier-I, the report added.

Three people with direct knowledge of Reliance's strategy said the push is aimed at leveraging foreign brand partnerships and being ahead of retail rivals in luxury offerings.

Ambani bids to lure uber-rich Indians eyeing luxury goods with Jio World mall

Apr 26, 2022

Though still small for a country of its size, India's luxury market is set to nearly double in size to nearly $5 billion within five years, Euromonitor estimates.

The day would begin with Singh being given a red-carpet welcome at the Pentagon by Austin and Blinken meeting Jaishankar at the Foggy Bottom headquarters of the State Department.

Rajnath Singh, Jaishankar reach US to attend 2+2 ministerial dialogue

Apr 10, 2022

To be held under the shadow of the Ukrainian crisis, the 2+2 ministerial is reflective of the significance the two governments attach to this bilateral relationship.

Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia with Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi govt unveils 5-yr plan to generate 20 lakh jobs, dept-wise targets set

Apr 08, 2022

Industrial areas, retail markets, startup policy and shopping festivals were major contributors to achieving the objective of providing 20 lakh jobs.

Sri Lanka is suffering its worst economic crisis in decades.

Sri Lanka crisis: India supplies two consignments of fuel

Apr 06, 2022

India supplied 36,000 tonnes of petrol and 40,000 tonnes of diesel in the last 24 hours, India's high commission said.

Industry research reveals that 40% of Asian manufacturers will adopt an API led integration strategy to link applications on a single platform to improve agility.

Microsoft's Future Ready Industry Week: India Inc on making manufacturing digital savvy

Apr 05, 2022

Microsoft's Future Ready Industry Week, Manufacturing Edition, witnessed insights and diverse perspectives from industry leaders from leading conglomerates such as L&T, Ashok Leyland, Vedanta, Adani Group, and others.

The CBI had last month arrested NSE's former MD and CEO Chitra Ramkrishna. She has been remanded to judicial custody till April 11.

I-T dept, ED, CBI probing irregularities in NSE co-location case: Govt

Apr 05, 2022

In a written reply in the Rajya Sabha, MoS Finance said Sebi, after investigation into the matter involving NSE and other entities, has passed requisite orders.

Temperatures on Earth will shoot past a key danger point unless greenhouse gas emissions fall faster than countries have committed, UN climate report said. (Representational image)

World hurtling to climate danger zone, brakes half-pulled, warns new UN report

Apr 04, 2022

"Projected global emissions from (national pledges) place limiting global warming to 1.5C beyond reach and make it harder after 2030 to limit warming to 2C," the panel said.

A provisional order under PMLA has been issued by ED for attaching two flats in Kulai, Mangaluru and shares in demat accounts of the couple.

ED attaches over Rs 2 crore worth assets of MRPL DGM, wife

Apr 02, 2022

Mangalore Refinery and Petrochemicals Ltd (MRPL) is a category 1 'miniratna' public sector enterprise under the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas.

Weighing less than 15 kgs, TD-2 is capable of capturing orbital images in more than 150 bands of color from the visible and infrared spectrum.

Spacetech start-up Pixxel launches first satellite with Space X

Apr 02, 2022

The launch also sets the stage for Pixxel’s first commercial phase satellites to be launched in early 2023 and the commercial sale of its data.

A SU30 MKI aircraft had a tyre burst on landing at Pune airport leading to blockage of runway. (File pic)

Sukhoi aircraft suffers tyre burst at Pune airport, leads to runway blockage

Mar 30, 2022

The Pune international airport is a civil enclave operating from the Indian Air Force station of Lohegaon, which is used to train IAF pilots.

Though the longest interest-free tenure has made BNPL cards attractive, it is important to understand their cost structure, especially what happens if one defaults on the payment.

BNPL vs Credit Cards: What happens when you default on payment

Mar 28, 2022

Pay 1/3rd BNPL cards offer the longest interest-free period. But what happens if you miss the instalment? Read more to find out.

Jaishankar was received by Maldivian Foreign Minister Abdulla Shahid at the Male airport. (File pic)

EAM S Jaishankar reaches Maldives to deepen bilateral engagement

Mar 26, 2022

During his stay in the Maldives, Jaishankar will inaugurate a number of India-supported projects and firm up several agreements to further bolster bilateral cooperation.

EAM S Jaishankar also added that there was no discussion on Quad meet with Chinese Foreign Minister. (Photo: ANI)

Current India-China situation a 'Work in Progress': Jaishankar after meeting Yi

Mar 25, 2022

Jaishankar also said that the occasion provided an opportunity to exchange views on major international issues, including Afghanistan and Ukraine.