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July 20, 2020

Indian Railways to introduce 12 private trains by 2023, all 151 by 2027

In a formal kick-start to its plans to allow private entities to operate passenger trains on its network, the railways earlier this month invited proposals from companies to run 151 modern passenger trains on 109 pairs of routes across the country. The project would entail a private sector investment of about Rs 30,000 crore. The first set of 12 private trains will be introduced in 2023, followed by 45 more in the next fiscal.

HDFC Bank's Aditya Puri highest paid banker after 38% jump in FY20 salary to Rs 18.92 crore

HDFC Bank Managing Director Aditya Puri has emerged as the highest paid banker among the top lenders for FY 2019-20, with a 38 per cent jump in salary and prerequisites to Rs 18.92 crore. Puri, who built the bank into the largest by assets in the private sector and also the most valued one by investors over the last 25 years, earned an additional Rs 161.56 crore by exercising stock options during the year.

Indian government issues notice to Twitter after high-profile hack

A source has revealed that India's cyber security nodal agency CERT-In has issued a notice to Twitter asking the micro-blogging platform for full details of the recent global hack targeting high-profile users. It is believed that the details which will be provided by Twitter will help in seeking information on number of Indian users affected as well as impact on data.

India's COVID-19 recovery rate at 62.86%, active cases 3.04 lakh less than cured patients

The number of recovered COVID-19 patients exceeds India's active caseload by 3,04,043 as on Sunday with 6.77 lakh people having recuperated from the disease so far. There has been a "sharp increase" of 23,672 COVID-19 patients recovering in the last 24 hours, the highest in a day. The recovery rate as of now is at 62.86 per cent.

Lockdown results in Indian smartphone shipment shrinking by 50 per cent in 3 months

Due to the novel coronavirus situation, smartphone shipments in India were either delayed or got cancelled. This hugely affected the number of shipments of the world's second largest smartphone market. The shipments actually fell by 48 per cent in the second quarter of this year, when you compare it to the previous year and this was due to the nationwide lockdown imposed by the government.

PM Modi crosses 60 million followers on Twitter; most followed Indian on the site

PM Modi is one of the most followed political personalities on the micro-blogging site. To add another feather in his cap, PM Modi has crossed 60 million Twitter followers, becoming the most followed Indian on Twitter

PM Modi had joined Twitter in 2009 when he was the Chief Minister of Gujarat.

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