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US passes 25 million confirmed cases of COVID-19
US passes 25 million confirmed cases of COVID-19 The US accounts for roughly one of every four cases reported worldwide and one of every five deaths.

Posted on 24 January 2021 | 10:58 pm

Scottish leader says PM Johnson fears democracy over independence issue
Scottish leader says PM Johnson fears democracy over independence issue Sturgeon#39;s party says EU membership was presented in 2014 as a key argument for Scotland to remain in the United Kingdom, only for Scots to be dragged out of the bloc against their will.

Posted on 24 January 2021 | 10:53 pm

Delhi Police Commissioner issues circular for security arrangements for tractor rally
Delhi Police Commissioner issues circular for security arrangements for tractor rally On Sunday, police said the farmers#39; proposed tractor rally will start after the time period of the Republic Day celebration has ended.

Posted on 24 January 2021 | 10:35 pm

Indian Railways starts a new train between Mau and Delhi
Indian Railways starts a new train between Mau and Delhi Railway Minister Piyush Goyal informed about the starting of the new train this in a tweet on Sunday.

Posted on 24 January 2021 | 10:19 pm

North India, parts of central India to experience fresh spell of chill in next 3-4 days: IMD
North India, parts of central India to experience fresh spell of chill in next 3-4 days: IMD Under its influence, the current spell of dense to very dense fog in some pockets over Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh, Uttar Pradesh, north Rajasthan is likely to persist over these areas till January 26 and decrease thereafter.

Posted on 24 January 2021 | 10:05 pm

UAE cabinet approves setting up embassy in Tel Aviv
UAE cabinet approves setting up embassy in Tel Aviv The UAE and Israel agreed to normalise relations in August, a deal forged largely over shared fears of Iran.

Posted on 24 January 2021 | 9:53 pm

Kerala sees over 6,000 daily coronavirus cases; Test positivity touches 12.48%
Kerala sees over 6,000 daily coronavirus cases; Test positivity touches 12.48% In the last 24 hours, 48,378 samples have been tested and the test positivity rate has touched 12.48 percent. So far, 92.58 lakh samples have been sent for testing.

Posted on 24 January 2021 | 9:38 pm

SC to hear plea for extra chance to aspirants who missed UPSC exam due to COVID-19
SC to hear plea for extra chance to aspirants who missed UPSC exam due to COVID-19 The bench, which also comprised Justices B R Gavai and Krishna Murai, had asked the law officer to supply the copy of the affidavit to the counsel of civil services aspirant Rachna who had moved the court with the plea for grant of extra chance to crack the test.

Posted on 24 January 2021 | 9:26 pm

Volkswagen looks to claim damages from suppliers over chip shortages
Volkswagen looks to claim damages from suppliers over chip shortages Automobilwoche magazine reported that Volkswagen was in talks with alternative suppliers of semiconductors but there were concerns this could lead to higher prices.

Posted on 24 January 2021 | 9:11 pm

Estonia to get 1st female PM Kaja Kallas as government deal clinched
Estonia to get 1st female PM Kaja Kallas as government deal clinched Kaljulaid tasked Kallas to form the government as her pro-business and pro-entrepreneurship Reform Party emerged as the winner of Estonia’s March 2019 general election.

Posted on 24 January 2021 | 8:58 pm

NCP#39;s Prachanda-led faction expels PM Oli from party#39;s general membership
NCP#39;s Prachanda-led faction expels PM Oli from party#39;s general membership The Prachanda-led faction on Monday dropped a letter at the Prime Minister#39;s residence in Baluwatar.

Posted on 24 January 2021 | 8:46 pm

Maharashtra sees 2,752 new COVID-19 cases, 1,743 recoveries, 45 deaths
Maharashtra sees 2,752 new COVID-19 cases, 1,743 recoveries, 45 deaths With 61,766 new tests, the cumulative number of samples tested so far in Maharashtra has gone up to 1,42,07,595, the department said.

Posted on 24 January 2021 | 8:20 pm

Over 300 Twitter handles generated from Pakistan to disrupt farmers#39; tractor rally: Delhi Police
Over 300 Twitter handles generated from Pakistan to disrupt farmers#39; tractor rally: Delhi Police Since November last year, farmers, mostly from Punjab and Haryana, have been protesting against the Centre#39;s three new agriculture laws at several Delhi border points, including Singhu, Tikri and Ghazipur, demanding that the legislations be repealed.

Posted on 24 January 2021 | 8:00 pm

Pope appeals for Rome homeless as number of dead from cold rises
Pope appeals for Rome homeless as number of dead from cold rises The 84-year-old pope delivered the address while standing in the Vatican library despite a renewed flare-up of a sciatica condition that causes pain in his legs and forced him to miss three events on Sunday and Monday.

Posted on 24 January 2021 | 7:47 pm

Trade setup for Monday: Top 15 things to know before Opening Bell
Trade setup for Monday: Top 15 things to know before Opening Bell A decisive move below 14,220 could open a larger downward correction in the market and any rise from here is likely to attract selling pressure around 14,460-14,520 levels by next week, Nagaraj Shetti of HDFC Securities says.

Posted on 24 January 2021 | 7:41 pm

Budget 2021: Customary halwa ceremony conducted, FM Sitharaman launches Budget app
Budget 2021: Customary halwa ceremony conducted, FM Sitharaman launches Budget app To contain the spread of COVID-19, this will be the first time since Independence that the Budget documents have not been printed.

Posted on 24 January 2021 | 1:59 pm

Budget 2021: Why PAN card is important to file income tax
Budget 2021: Why PAN card is important to file income tax The main objective of PAN card to use a universal identification key to track financial transactions that might have a taxable component to prevent tax evasion. The PAN number remains unaffected by change of address throughout India.

Posted on 24 January 2021 | 8:51 am

Britain#39;s Boris Johnson presses Joe Biden for new trade deal
Britain#39;s Boris Johnson presses Joe Biden for new trade deal A new trade agreement between the allies is a higher priority for UK PM Boris Johnson than it is for US President Joe Biden. The UK regained control over its national trade policy at the start of the month following the end of a post-Brexit transition period.

Posted on 24 January 2021 | 7:39 am

Budget 2021: What is 80G of Income Tax Act?
Budget 2021: What is 80G of Income Tax Act? Some entities are not notified for donation purpose by the income tax department, so, be careful about which entity you donate to.

Posted on 23 January 2021 | 3:32 pm

Centre may announce a database of informal workers in Budget 2021: Report
Centre may announce a database of informal workers in Budget 2021: Report Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will present the Budget for 2021-22 on February 1.

Posted on 23 January 2021 | 9:40 am

COVID-19 impact: Budget 2021 to see considerable increase in health sector allocation
COVID-19 impact: Budget 2021 to see considerable increase in health sector allocation The 15th Finance Commission has reportedly recommended that India’s combined public health expenditure be increased to 2.5 percent of gross domestic product by 2023-24, which is nearly double of 1.26 percent health outlay by central and state governments in 2019-20, as per an assessment by Niti Aayog.

Posted on 22 January 2021 | 4:02 pm

Petrol crosses Rs 92 mark in Mumbai, diesel at all-time high
Petrol crosses Rs 92 mark in Mumbai, diesel at all-time high Petrol and diesel prices were hiked by 25 paise per litre each, according to a price notification from oil marketing companies.

Posted on 22 January 2021 | 3:16 pm

Power demand at all-time high of 187.3 GW: Power Minister R K Singh
Power demand at all-time high of 187.3 GW: Power Minister R K Singh "A fresh record has been created in Power Demand breaching the previous record of 1,85,820 MW which was created on January 20, 2021. Today the power demand touched 1,87,300 MW at 10:28 am. This again underscores the growing strength of our economy," Singh said in a tweet.

Posted on 22 January 2021 | 2:42 pm

Budget 2021 must focus on resolving demand-side issues: Ind-Ra
Budget 2021 must focus on resolving demand-side issues: Ind-Ra The pandemic induced lockdowns resulted in the economy tanking 23.9 per cent in the June quarter but made a dramatic recovery with the contraction improving to just 7.5 per cent in Q2 and is likely to re-enter the green zone in the second half which may help the economy close FY21 with a contraction of 7.5-8 per cent.

Posted on 22 January 2021 | 1:49 pm

Budget 2021: India Ratings hopes government will focus on demand-side measures
Budget 2021: India Ratings hopes government will focus on demand-side measures The absence of adequate demand may jeopardise the recovery and may even lead to a second-round impact, Ind-Ra said in a report.

Posted on 22 January 2021 | 12:42 pm

Budget 2021: How Budget 2020 changed Income Tax slabs
Budget 2021: How Budget 2020 changed Income Tax slabs A taxpayer earning Rs 15 lakh will save Rs 78,000 in tax under the new regime, FM said in Budget 2020 speech.

Posted on 22 January 2021 | 12:11 pm

COVID-19 pandemic reshaped consumer spending behaviour, Budget 2021 must reflect changes: SBI Ecowrap report
COVID-19 pandemic reshaped consumer spending behaviour, Budget 2021 must reflect changes: SBI Ecowrap report The SBI Ecowrap report says that Budget 2021 must make announcements to continue incentivising digital transactions, as data shows even the elderly have been using the digital platform more frequently and long after the lockdown ended.

Posted on 22 January 2021 | 11:59 am

EPFO should have a cautious approach towards equity
EPFO should have a cautious approach towards equity Given the long-term outlook, investing only in debt instruments may not help to beat cost inflation. The added exposure to equity through ETFs may provide the additional boost to generate higher rate of returns subject to market risk

Posted on 22 January 2021 | 11:58 am

Centre may face revenue shortfall of Rs 7 lakh crore in FY21: Report
Centre may face revenue shortfall of Rs 7 lakh crore in FY21: Report During the previous Budget, collection from direct and indirect taxes was pegged at Rs 24.23 lakh crore for FY21

Posted on 22 January 2021 | 10:46 am

India may scrap e-commerce policy due to lack of unanimity: Report
India may scrap e-commerce policy due to lack of unanimity: Report The inter-ministerial group discussing the policy consisted of the Agriculture Ministry, Corporate Affairs Ministry, Electronics and IT Ministry and the Finance Ministry.

Posted on 22 January 2021 | 10:16 am

US passes 25 million confirmed cases of COVID-19
US passes 25 million confirmed cases of COVID-19 The US accounts for roughly one of every four cases reported worldwide and one of every five deaths.

Posted on 24 January 2021 | 10:58 pm

Scottish leader says PM Johnson fears democracy over independence issue
Scottish leader says PM Johnson fears democracy over independence issue Sturgeon#39;s party says EU membership was presented in 2014 as a key argument for Scotland to remain in the United Kingdom, only for Scots to be dragged out of the bloc against their will.

Posted on 24 January 2021 | 10:53 pm

Delhi Police Commissioner issues circular for security arrangements for tractor rally
Delhi Police Commissioner issues circular for security arrangements for tractor rally On Sunday, police said the farmers#39; proposed tractor rally will start after the time period of the Republic Day celebration has ended.

Posted on 24 January 2021 | 10:35 pm

Indian Railways starts a new train between Mau and Delhi
Indian Railways starts a new train between Mau and Delhi Railway Minister Piyush Goyal informed about the starting of the new train this in a tweet on Sunday.

Posted on 24 January 2021 | 10:19 pm

North India, parts of central India to experience fresh spell of chill in next 3-4 days: IMD
North India, parts of central India to experience fresh spell of chill in next 3-4 days: IMD Under its influence, the current spell of dense to very dense fog in some pockets over Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh, Uttar Pradesh, north Rajasthan is likely to persist over these areas till January 26 and decrease thereafter.

Posted on 24 January 2021 | 10:05 pm

UAE cabinet approves setting up embassy in Tel Aviv
UAE cabinet approves setting up embassy in Tel Aviv The UAE and Israel agreed to normalise relations in August, a deal forged largely over shared fears of Iran.

Posted on 24 January 2021 | 9:53 pm

Kerala sees over 6,000 daily coronavirus cases; Test positivity touches 12.48%
Kerala sees over 6,000 daily coronavirus cases; Test positivity touches 12.48% In the last 24 hours, 48,378 samples have been tested and the test positivity rate has touched 12.48 percent. So far, 92.58 lakh samples have been sent for testing.

Posted on 24 January 2021 | 9:38 pm

SC to hear plea for extra chance to aspirants who missed UPSC exam due to COVID-19
SC to hear plea for extra chance to aspirants who missed UPSC exam due to COVID-19 The bench, which also comprised Justices B R Gavai and Krishna Murai, had asked the law officer to supply the copy of the affidavit to the counsel of civil services aspirant Rachna who had moved the court with the plea for grant of extra chance to crack the test.

Posted on 24 January 2021 | 9:26 pm

Volkswagen looks to claim damages from suppliers over chip shortages
Volkswagen looks to claim damages from suppliers over chip shortages Automobilwoche magazine reported that Volkswagen was in talks with alternative suppliers of semiconductors but there were concerns this could lead to higher prices.

Posted on 24 January 2021 | 9:11 pm

Estonia to get 1st female PM Kaja Kallas as government deal clinched
Estonia to get 1st female PM Kaja Kallas as government deal clinched Kaljulaid tasked Kallas to form the government as her pro-business and pro-entrepreneurship Reform Party emerged as the winner of Estonia’s March 2019 general election.

Posted on 24 January 2021 | 8:58 pm

NCP#39;s Prachanda-led faction expels PM Oli from party#39;s general membership
NCP#39;s Prachanda-led faction expels PM Oli from party#39;s general membership The Prachanda-led faction on Monday dropped a letter at the Prime Minister#39;s residence in Baluwatar.

Posted on 24 January 2021 | 8:46 pm

Maharashtra sees 2,752 new COVID-19 cases, 1,743 recoveries, 45 deaths
Maharashtra sees 2,752 new COVID-19 cases, 1,743 recoveries, 45 deaths With 61,766 new tests, the cumulative number of samples tested so far in Maharashtra has gone up to 1,42,07,595, the department said.

Posted on 24 January 2021 | 8:20 pm

Over 300 Twitter handles generated from Pakistan to disrupt farmers#39; tractor rally: Delhi Police
Over 300 Twitter handles generated from Pakistan to disrupt farmers#39; tractor rally: Delhi Police Since November last year, farmers, mostly from Punjab and Haryana, have been protesting against the Centre#39;s three new agriculture laws at several Delhi border points, including Singhu, Tikri and Ghazipur, demanding that the legislations be repealed.

Posted on 24 January 2021 | 8:00 pm

Pope appeals for Rome homeless as number of dead from cold rises
Pope appeals for Rome homeless as number of dead from cold rises The 84-year-old pope delivered the address while standing in the Vatican library despite a renewed flare-up of a sciatica condition that causes pain in his legs and forced him to miss three events on Sunday and Monday.

Posted on 24 January 2021 | 7:47 pm

Trade setup for Monday: Top 15 things to know before Opening Bell
Trade setup for Monday: Top 15 things to know before Opening Bell A decisive move below 14,220 could open a larger downward correction in the market and any rise from here is likely to attract selling pressure around 14,460-14,520 levels by next week, Nagaraj Shetti of HDFC Securities says.

Posted on 24 January 2021 | 7:41 pm

Volkswagen looks to claim damages from suppliers over chip shortages
Volkswagen looks to claim damages from suppliers over chip shortages Automobilwoche magazine reported that Volkswagen was in talks with alternative suppliers of semiconductors but there were concerns this could lead to higher prices.

Posted on 24 January 2021 | 9:11 pm

Libya oil output makes high-stake but fragile return
Libya oil output makes high-stake but fragile return Demand for crude has sunk under the impact of Covid-19 and producing nations have been adjusting output to support prices.

Posted on 24 January 2021 | 7:30 pm

Several countries have shown interest in procuring Tejas aircraft: HAL Chairman Madhavan
Several countries have shown interest in procuring Tejas aircraft: HAL Chairman Madhavan Giving a break-up of the cost components, Madhavan said the basic price of the aircraft will be around Rs 25,000 crore while Rs 11,000 crore will be used for ground support equipment and other required infrastructure at the bases and around Rs 7,000 for basic customs duty and output GST.

Posted on 24 January 2021 | 7:05 pm

IRDAI panel for separate payments of vehicle, insurance premium
IRDAI panel for separate payments of vehicle, insurance premium Motor Insurance Service Provider (MISP) refers to an automobile dealer appointed by the insurer or the insurance intermediary to distribute and/ or service motor insurance policies of automotive vehicles sold through it.

Posted on 24 January 2021 | 5:54 pm

India sees 19 IPOs worth $1.84 billion in 2020 December quarter: Report
India sees 19 IPOs worth $1.84 billion in 2020 December quarter: Report There were just 11 IPOs in the year-ago period. India ranks ninth globally in terms of the number of IPOs in 2020 with 43 IPOs raising $4.09 billion, as per the report.

Posted on 24 January 2021 | 4:54 pm

FPIs net investors at Rs 18,456 crore in January so far
FPIs net investors at Rs 18,456 crore in January so far The total net investment during the period under review stood at Rs 18,456 crore.

Posted on 24 January 2021 | 4:05 pm

Asset quality stress touches #39;peak#39;, GNPAs may rise after SC order: Yes Bank CEO Kumar
Asset quality stress touches #39;peak#39;, GNPAs may rise after SC order: Yes Bank CEO Kumar The bank had said that a total of over Rs 18,551 crore of its Rs 1.69 lakh crore of advances were in some stress as of December 31, 2020.

Posted on 24 January 2021 | 3:55 pm

SAIL planning to set up India#39;s first gas-to-ethanol plant in Chandrapur
SAIL planning to set up India#39;s first gas-to-ethanol plant in Chandrapur It would cost around Rs 400 crore for SAIL to set up the plant, of which 20 per cent "viable gas funding" or aid will be provided by the government under the National Policy on BioFuels 2018.

Posted on 24 January 2021 | 3:18 pm

MCX Natural gas tumbles nearly 10% to Rs 179.80 per mmBtu this week, outlook bullish
MCX Natural gas tumbles nearly 10% to Rs 179.80 per mmBtu this week, outlook bullish The number of rigs drilling natural gas in the US rose by 3 at 88 rigs for the week to January 22, said Baker Hughes in a weekly report.

Posted on 24 January 2021 | 3:12 pm

Pharma wrap | After a slow start, India#39;s COVID-19 vaccination drive is picking up
Pharma wrap | After a slow start, India#39;s COVID-19 vaccination drive is picking up The vaccination turnout, hovering at around 60 percent nationally, is gathering momentum and is now close to 67 percent.

Posted on 24 January 2021 | 2:21 pm

M-cap of 4 of top-10 valued firms jumps over Rs 1.15 lakh crore
M-cap of 4 of top-10 valued firms jumps over Rs 1.15 lakh crore The market capitalisation of Tata Consultancy Services zoomed Rs 26,191.64 crore to Rs 12,39,562.76 crore last week.

Posted on 24 January 2021 | 11:23 am

Will look for alternatives if prices are not lowered, Nitin Gadkari tells steel industry
Will look for alternatives if prices are not lowered, Nitin Gadkari tells steel industry Earlier in January, Nitin Gadkari had said there was a cartel in the cement and steel industries.

Posted on 24 January 2021 | 9:19 am

Birla Corp Q3 net profit up 82% to Rs 148 crore on cost rationalisation
Birla Corp Q3 net profit up 82% to Rs 148 crore on cost rationalisation The cement maker had posted a net profit of Rs 81.49 crore in the year-ago period.

Posted on 23 January 2021 | 9:41 pm

Davos ski resort eerily quiet without economic talkfest this year
Davos ski resort eerily quiet without economic talkfest this year The streets of the little Alpine town that welcomed around 3,000 business chiefs, political thinkers and state leaders for last year#39;s annual meeting lie deserted.

Posted on 23 January 2021 | 9:27 pm

JM Financial Q3 net profit rises 15% at Rs 181 crore
JM Financial Q3 net profit rises 15% at Rs 181 crore Company#39;s gross non-performing assets (NPAs) and net NPAs stood at 1.79 percent and 1.16 percent respectively at end-December compared to 1.56 percent and 1.35 percent by December 2019.

Posted on 23 January 2021 | 8:59 pm


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