December 01, 2021 03:34 (IST)
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Mamata Banerjee meets Shiv Sena's Aaditya Thackeray, Sanjay Raut in Mumbai | 7-day institutional quarantine for international travellers from 'at-risk' nations in Maharashtra | India summons Pakistan official over model's photoshoot at Kartarpur Sahib | Mumbai to be hit by heavy rains tomorrow, cyclonic storm in Odisha, Andhra Pradesh: IMD | No Mamata-Uddhav meeting in Mumbai owing to Maharashtra CM's health condition

India signs 300 million loan agreement with ADB to improve health care in 13 states

New Delhi/IBNS: The government of India and the Asian Development Bank (ADB) have signed a $300 million loan to strengthen and improve access to comprehensive primary health care in urban areas of 13 states that will benefit over 256 million urban dwellers including 51 million from slum areas, a statement said on Wednesday.

TCS to bring 80 pc of workers back to office: Report

Bengaluru/IBNS: TCS is preparing to get 80-85 percent of its workers back to its offices as the pace of coronavirus vaccination gains momentum, media reports said.

Centre extends deadline for filing income tax returns to Dec 31

New Delhi/IBNS: The deadline for filing the returns of income tax has been extended till December 31, the Centre informed on Thursday.

SBI organizes COVID-19 vaccination drive in Mumbai

Mumbai: State Bank of India organized a vaccination camp for the benefit of slum dwellers on August 21, 2021.

Union Bank of India conducts e-RUPI module vaccination drive Under CSR initiative

Mumbai/IBNS: Union Bank of India today conducted Vaccination Drive at Thane Region through e-RUPI (Prepaid Voucher) module, a digital solution recently introduced by National Payment Corporation of India (NPCI) and launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

ixigo acquires the Hyderabad-based second-largest bus aggregator

Hyderabad/UNI: ixigo, an AI-based travel app based in Gurugram, has acquired Hyderabad's AbhiBus which is the second-largest bus aggregator.

PVR to reopen with 100 per cent vaccinated staff tomorrow

New Delhi/Mumbai/IBNS: Following the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) directives, PVR will re-open Friday in states and UT’s where multiplexes and theatres have been given the permission to function. 

UDAN may face headwind due to the second wave of COVID-19: ICRA

New Delhi/UNI: UDAN (Ude Desh ka Aam Naagrik) scheme of Ministry of Civil Aviation (MoCA) may face headwind owing to financial stress on airline operators inflated by the second wave of COVID-19, private rating agency ICRA said in a statement Tuesday.

Despite pandemic, JK Bank records improved performance in FY 2021: Chibber

 Srinagar: The chairman and managing director of the Jammu and Kashmir Bank, RK Chibber said despite pandemic and all odds, the bank has been able to record a significantly improved performance in the current financial year including highest ever quarterly profit of Rs 315.75 crore over the last 7 years and restricting slippages for the year to bestow Rs 1000 crore.

India's OTT entertainment industry to reach $15 billion by 2030

Kolkata/IBNS: India's Over the Top (OTT) Entertainment Industry is burgeoning into a multi-billion-dollar industry, cannibalizing into the established bastion of traditional television, radio and cinema auditorium forms of media and entertainment, experts have opined.

Covid19: Centre removes duty on Amphotericin B, raw materials for Covid testing kits

New Delhi/IBNS: The government has waived off the basic customs duty on imports of raw materials for manufacturing Covid test kits and antifungal drug Amphotericin B and raw material for Covid-19 test kits for a limited period.

WardWizard clocks 310 pc sales growth in June

New Delhi/UNI: WardWizard Innovations and Mobility Ltd, a manufacturer of electric two-wheeler brand ‘Joy e-bike’, closed the month of June 2021 with bullish tendency, selling 938 units and registering a growth of more than 310 per cent.

COVID-19 impact on tourism could deal $4 trillion blow to global economy: UN report

New York: The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on tourism could result in a more than $4 trillion loss to the global economy, UN trade and development body UNCTAD said on Wednesday in a report issued jointly with the UN World Tourism Organization (UNWTO).

Honeywell launches authentication technology to prevent counterfeit pharma products

Bengaluru/UNI: Honeywell on Monday announced digital authentication technology for pharmaceutical products in a bid to fight rising counterfeit crime in India.

Stimulus helps Indian firms boost financial health post COVID-19 second wave

New Delhi: Unprecedented stimulus spending seems to be helping in the recovery of the financial health of Indian companies after a deadly second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, media reports said.