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EPF, PPF interest rate should be equal - suggests SBI research team

New Delhi, April 17 -- The State Bank of India (SBI) economic research team led by Dr. Soumya Kanti Ghosh has advised Government of India (GoI) to bring parity in Employees' Provident Fund (EPF) and P... Read More


Govt to depute 25 doctors, 75 paramedics at DRDO's Covid hospital in Ahmedabad

New Delhi, April 17 -- The Ministry of Home Affairs has decided to depute 25 doctors and 75 paramedics from the paramilitary forces at an upcoming 900-bed Covid hospital being set up by the Defence Re... Read More


No deaths reported from Arunachal, Tripura, Sikkim, Mizoram, Manipur in 24 hrs

NEW DELHI, April 17 -- With India facing a severe second wave of covid-19, the north eastern states of Arunachal Pradesh, Tripura, Sikkim, Mizoram, and Manipur, and the Union territories of Ladakh, La... Read More


Kumbh Mela returnees will distribute Covid as 'prasad', says Mumbai Mayor Kishori Pednekar

New Delhi, April 17 -- Hours after Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said that the ongoing Kumbh in Haridwar should now have symbolic participation due to the Covid-19 crisis, Mumbai Mayor Kishori Pe... Read More


Kumbh Mela returnees will distribute Corona as 'prasad', says Mumbai Mayor Kishori Pednekar

New Delhi, April 17 -- Hours after Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said that the ongoing Kumbh in Haridwar should now have symbolic participation due to the Covid-19 crisis, Mumbai Mayor Kishori Pe... Read More


Haryana restricts physical attendance to 50% in govt offices due to covid surge

New Delhi, April 17 -- In order to curb the spread of COVID-19 in Haryana, the state government has restricted physical attendance to 50 per cent at all the government offices. In an order addressed ... Read More


Covid-19: Railways to fine Rs.500 for not wearing masks in rail premises, trains

New Delhi, April 17 -- Indian Railways on Saturday announced that a fine of up to Rs.500 will be imposed on those for not wearing masks at rail premises as well for those who not wearing masks in trai... Read More


Know how to choose between NEFT, RTGS, IMPS

NEW DELHI, April 17 -- Over time the way people can transfer money online has been changing. There are various ways in which one can transfer money online including the National Electronic Fund Transf... Read More


'Allow sale of Covid-19 vaccines in open market,': Naveen Patnaik to PM Modi

New Delhi, April 17 -- Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has urged the Centre to ensure an adequate supply of COVID-19 vaccines to states and also requested to allow the sale of COVID-19 vaccines i... Read More


Manipur's rural households to get tap water connection by March 2022

New Delhi, April 17 -- In a leg-up for the marquee Jal Jeevan Mission (JJM), Manipur plans to provide tap water connections to all rural households by 2021-22. This comes in the backdrop of India's 3... Read More