GDP growth to be negative in current fiscal says Nirmala Sitharaman

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New Delhi: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said Tuesday there were visible signs of revival in the economy but the GDP growth may be in the negative zone or near zero in the current fiscal. Nirmala Sitharaman said the economy saw a contraction in the April-June quarter, but demand has picked up in the festival season. Sitharaman speaking at the ‘India Energy Forum’ said infrastructure, fintech and all employment generating and asset...

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Another 2,010 COVID-19 patients recover in Odisha, total recoveries at 2,68,115

Bhubaneswar: Odisha health department Tuesday said that 2,010 persons who earlier tested positive for COVID-19 have recovered and are being discharged. Out of the 2,010 persons, 269 are from Khordha, 164 from Cuttack, 103 from Mayurbhanj, 102 from Sundargarh, 99 from Sonepur, 89 from Keonjhar, 86 from Bolangir, 79 from Bargarh, 75 from Jajpur, 73 from Angul, 73 from Nabarangpur, 72 from Balasore, 67 from Jagatsinghpur, 65 from Kalahandi, 63 from...

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Horrific: Woman murdered in front of college in Haryana, chilling video goes viral 

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Faridabad: A chilling video has emerged where it is being seen a woman being shot to death by a youth here. The incident took place Monday afternoon when 21-year-old Nikita Tomar was shot dead in front of her college. The murder took place outside a college in Ballabgarh in this town where Nikita, had gone to take an exam. She was a final year commerce student. The video shows a man...

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RBI notifies interest waiver scheme: Directs banks, NBFCs to comply

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New Delhi: The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has notified the Centre's scheme for ex-gratia payment of difference between interest on loans of up to Rs 2 crore in a bid to provide amid the pandemic. In a notification, RBI said: "All lending institutions are advised to be guided by the provisions of the Scheme and take necessary action within the stipulated timeline." The finance ministry wants all payments to be...

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Tech Mahindra goes on acquisition spree abroad

New Delhi: IT major Tech Mahindra Tuesday said it has acquired Melbourne-based digital enterprise technology firm Momenton and New Zealand-based Tenzing Ltd., a technology consulting company. The acquisition of Tenzing will cost the company approximately Rs 217.3 crore, the Momenton deal will cost around Rs 75 crore. Tech Mahindra said it has acquired 100 per cent equity...

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GDP growth to be negative in current fiscal says Nirmala Sitharaman

New Delhi: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said Tuesday there were visible signs of revival in the economy but the GDP growth may be in the negative zone or near zero in the current fiscal. Nirmala Sitharaman said the economy saw a contraction in the April-June quarter, but demand has picked up in the festival season. Sitharaman speaking...

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New Delhi: The face-off between Mukesh Ambani-led Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL) and Jeff Bezos-run behemoth Amazon over the retail assets of Future Group in India has once again exposed the ambition of the so-called "gatekeeper for e-commerce" to keep the reins of a growing retail market in the country in its hands. The legal battle in Singapore...

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Bhubaneswar: In a minor reshuffle among senior IAS officers, the state government Tuesday appointed Parag Gupta as chairman of the state-owned Odisha Forest Development Corporation (OFDC). Gupta, an Additional Chief Secretary (ACS) rank officer, recently returned to the state after completing his central deputation. Steel & mines secretary Surendra Kumar has been given additional charge of chairman,...

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Washington: Amy Coney Barrett was formally sworn in Tuesday as the US Supreme Court’s ninth justice. Her oath administered in private by Chief Justice John Roberts. Amy Coney Barrett’s first votes on the court could include two big topics that have affected the man who appointed her. The Supreme Court is weighing a plea from President Donald...

France tightens security amid raging protests by Muslims

Paris:  France is increasing security at religious sites as the interior minister said Tuesday that the country faces a ‘very high’ risk of terrorist threats, amid growing geopolitical tensions following the beheading of a teacher who showed his class caricatures of the Prophet Muhammad. French diplomats are trying to quell anger in Turkey and Arab nations amid...

Single portal for all scholarship schemes

Bhubaneswar: Students are no longer required to log in to various portals to obtain government scholarships as Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik Tuesday launched the website, www.scholarship.odisha.gov.in, here through virtual mode. Unveiling the portal, as part of the 5T initiative, Naveen said 21 types of scholarships are being offered by six departments of the state. “Now, this single...

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Piyush Goyal calls upon WTO members to ensure timely, equitable availability of COVID-19 vaccines

New Delhi: Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal called upon the global community Tuesday to ensure timely and equitable availability of vaccines and medicines for COVID-19 in sufficient quantities and at affordable prices.  Piyush Goyal was speaking at a virtual informal meeting of World Trade Organisation (WTO) members. Goyal said India and South Africa have proposed relaxing...

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