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Amazon expands its Pantry service to over 300 cities in India

  Udaipur : Amazon.in today announced the expansion of its popular program ‘Amazon Pantry’ to over 300 cities across the country. Customers in Udaipur, Alwar, Barmer, Bharatpur, Bhilwara, Bikaner, Bundi, Chittorgarh, Churu, Ganganagar, Hanumangarh, Jhalawar, Nagaur, Pali, Sawai Madhopur and Sikar among others can now conveniently order groceries on Amazon Pantry. With Amazon Pantry, ... Read More »

Nissan India releases glimpses of the much-awaited upcoming B-SUV

Udaipur : Nissan India today revealed glimpses of the headlights and grill of its technology-rich and stylish B-SUV concept. For the first time, the B-SUV concept will be showcased to the world on July 16th, 2020 at the global headquarters. The company’s first Compact B-SUV for the Indian market reflects Nissan-ness, ... Read More »

Consumer Price Index for Industrial Workers (CPI-IW) – May, 2020

The All-India CPI-IW for May, 2020 increased by 1 point and stood at 330 (three hundred and thirty). On 1-month percentage change, it increased by (+) 0.30 per cent between April and May, 2020 compared to (+) 0.64 per cent increase between corresponding months of previous year. The maximum upward pressure in ... Read More »

Quarterly Report on Public Debt Management_January to March 2020

Since Apr-June (Q1) 2010-11, Public Debt Management Cell (PDMC) (earlier Middle Office), Budget Division, Department of Economic Affairs, Ministry of Finance has been bringing out a quarterly report on debt management on a regular basis. The current report pertains to the quarter January – March 2020 (Q4 FY20).   During ... Read More »

Shri Dharmendra Pradhan chairs a Webinar to discuss ways to enhance steel usage

Shri Dharmendra Pradhan, Minister of Steel and Petroleum & Natural Gas today chaireda webinar on “IspatiIrada: Enhancing steel usage with focus on construction and infrastructure sectors”. Minister of State for Steel Shri Faggan Singh Kulaste, Secretary, Steel, Senior officers from the Ministry of Steel, subject experts, industry leaders, academicians, researchers, ... Read More »

Clean Energy Can Support India’s Economic Recovery post-Covid-19

New report highlights emerging challenges and opportunities for India’s transition to clean mobility and power systems in the context of Covid-19 NITI Aayog and Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI) today released Towards a Clean Energy Economy: Post-Covid-19 Opportunities for India’s Energy and Mobility Sectors report, which advocates for stimulus and recovery efforts that ... Read More »

NBRI establishes advanced virology lab for COVID-19 testing

The National Botanical Research Institute (NBRI), Lucknow, has established an “Advanced Virology Lab” for testing COVID-19. The facility has been developed based on the guidelines of the Indian Council Medical Research (ICMR), the World Health Organisation (WHO), and the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. It is a Bio Safety ... Read More »

Signing of Loan Agreements between Government of India and the World Bank for First Tamil Nadu Housing Sector Strengthening Programme and Tamil Nadu Housing and Habitat Development Project

The Government of India, the Government of Tamil Nadu and the World Bank yesterday signed legal agreements to help low-income groups in the state of Tamil Nadu get access to affordable housing. The legal agreements were signed for two projects – $200 million First Tamil Nadu Housing Sector Strengthening Programme and $50 ... Read More »

INDIGENOUS AIRBORNE LOCUST CONTROL SYSTEM ON MI-17 HELICOPTER

Anticipating Locust attack, Ministry of Agriculture signed a contract with        M/s Micron, UK to modify two Mi-17 Helicopters for spraying atomized pesticide to arrest Locust breeding in May 2020. Due to COVID-19 pandemic, the UK based firm would be able to manufacture and supply the modification kit to IAF only ... Read More »

Loans worth more than Rs 1 lakh crore sanctioned under ECLGS

Under the 100 % Emergency Credit Line Guarantee Scheme (ECLGS) backed by a Government guarantee , Banks from Public & Private Sectors have sanctioned loans worth over Rs. 1 lakh crore as of June 26, 2020, of which more than Rs 45,000 crore has already been disbursed.  This would help ... Read More »