PPF to fetch 7.1%, NSC 6.8% as govt cuts small savings interest rates

PPF to fetch 7.1%, NSC 6.8% as govt cuts small savings interest rates 2

Your cash in small savings schemes, such as public provident fund (PPF), would fetch you a lot decrease rates of return within the first quarter of 2020-21. This is as a result of the federal government went for one of many steepest cuts of up to 1.four proportion factors in […]

Coronavirus in local transmission stage, no community spread yet: Govt

Coronavirus in local transmission stage, no community spread yet: Govt 3

A day after a well being ministry doc talked about “limited community transmission” of the Covid-19 pandemic in the nation, the federal government asserted on Monday it had reached solely a “local transmission” stage. Offering little clarification of why the phrase “limited community transmission” was used in a normal working […]

Govt denies lockdown extension, says ‘no such plan’

Govt denies lockdown extension, says 'no such plan' 4

He mentioned that he was stunned by the experiences that mentioned that the lockdown may very well be prolonged. ‘I’m stunned to see such experiences, there isn’t any such plan of extending the deadline,’ mentioned Gauba Cabinet Secretary Rajiv Gauba has mentioned that the federal government presently has no plans of extending the 21-day nation-wide […]

SMEs send SoS to govt on salaries; else retrenchment inevitable

SMEs send SoS to govt on salaries; else retrenchment inevitable 6

With factories closed and money circulation nearly dried up, small and medium non-public corporations need the federal government to give you monetary assist for fee of worker salaries. In a video-conference held by Minister of Railways and Commerce & Industry Piyush Goyal on Saturday afternoon, members from the MSME sector stated that they’d discover it […]

India’s response to COVID-19 pre-emptive, pro-active, graded: Govt

India's response to COVID-19 pre-emptive, pro-active, graded: Govt 7

India’s response to COVID-19 has been “pre-emptive, pro-active and graded”, the federal government stated on Saturday, brushing apart the allegations that the 21-day nationwide lockdown was introduced with none planning. The authorities stated it had already put in place a “comprehensive response system” at its borders a lot earlier than […]

Top govt official warns not all international passengers monitored

Top govt official warns not all international passengers monitored 8

The cupboard secretary requested the States and Union Territories to comply with the MoHFW pointers and take measures to place passengers below quarantine Cabinet Secretary Rajiv Gauba has issued issues on the hole between the variety of international passengers who must be quarantined and the variety of people who find themselves truly quarantined. I have […]

During 21-day lockdown, Delhi govt says grocers can run 24×7

During 21-day lockdown, Delhi govt says grocers can run 24×7 9

Written by Somya Lakhani , Sourav Roy Barman | New Delhi | Published: March 27, 2020 2:18:44 am Not many grocery shops are eager to take up the provide to remain open 24×7. (Representational picture) Establishments offering important companies, together with grocery retailers, shall be allowed to function 24×7, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal introduced Thursday. […]

Britannia urges govt to issue permits for food processing supply chain

Britannia urges govt to issue permits for food processing supply chain 10

FMCG main Britannia Industries on Thursday urged the federal government to guarantee inter-state motion of the uncooked materials for the food processing business in the course of the three-week lockdown, imposed to forestall pandemic of Covid-19. The authorities ought to issue needed permits instantly to all people who find themselves […]

Coronavirus lockdown: E-commerce giant Flipkart resumes operations, Amazon in talks with govt

Coronavirus lockdown: E-commerce giant Flipkart resumes operations, Amazon in talks with govt 11

That’s how Indian Army is protecting corona off After the short-term suspension of their on-line operations, the Walmart-owned Flipkart will resume its grocery and necessities providers. The resolution comes after the peace of mind of protected passage of its provide chain and supply executives by native legislation enforcement authorities. Joining this Amazon too mentioned that […]

Govt bans international flights for a week from Sunday as virus spreads

Govt bans international flights for a week from Sunday as virus spreads 13

The authorities on Thursday introduced a week-long closure of international flights to/from India to forestall the unfold of the coronavirus. The restrictions will probably be in place from March 22-29. India sees over 300 international flights every day however the numbers have been shrinking by the day due to journey […]

Do’s and don’ts: Govt guidelines to prevent the spread of coronavirus

Do's and don'ts: Govt guidelines to prevent the spread of coronavirus 14

In order to include the spread of novel coronavirus (Covid-19), the Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions (Department of Personnel and Training) got here up with some precautionary measures required to be taken by all the workers and the ministries/departments in India. The Ministry has given a number of […]

Govt needs Rs 3.06 trillion in 20 days to meet direct tax target

Govt needs Rs 3.06 trillion in 20 days to meet direct tax target 15

The Centre needs to gather Rs 3.06 trillion from direct taxes in 20 days, and Rs 1.11 trillion from oblique taxes in a month to meet the Revised Estimates (RE) for 2019-20, minister of state for finance Anurag Singh Thakur mentioned in the Rajya Sabha in a written reply. The […]

Modi govt authorises SDRF to treat patients

Modi govt authorises SDRF to treat patients 16

In an announcement launched on March 14, the federal government acknowledged that an ex-gratia fee of Rs four lakh per deceased individual, together with those that are concerned in aid operations or related in response actions, might be supplied to their households. Modi authorities has determined to treat coronavirus illness (COVID-19) as a notified catastrophe […]

Govt asks airlines to waive off cancellation charges

Govt asks airlines to waive off cancellation charges 17

The Office of the Director-General of Civil Aviation has directed all airlines to and from India to assist passengers as increasingly more flights get delayed or cancelled due to the coronavirus outbreak The authorities has issued a round directing all airlines to and from India to assist passengers as increasingly more flights get delayed or […]

‘Resort politics’ returns as Scindia quits; Cong scrambles to save MP govt

'Resort politics' returns as Scindia quits; Cong scrambles to save MP govt 18

As many as 22 Congress MLAs in Madhya Pradesh resigned on Tuesday, placing survival of the Kamal Nath-led authorities within the state unsure. The improvement got here on the day senior chief Jyotiraditya Scindia, to whose faction the 22 MLAs together with six ministers belonged, asserting that he had give […]