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Bajaj Finance drops by 4.45 pc to Rs 3,203.60

Mumbai, July 8 -- Bajaj Finance on Wednesday was the major loser in the 30 scrips of BSE with its shares sliding to 4.45 percent to Rs 3,203.60. Other major losers were Asian Paints by 3.37 pc to Rs ... Read More


Panic-buying grips Melbourne ahead of second coronavirus lockdown

Ottawa, July 8 -- Stores in Australia's second-largest city of Melbourne are struggling to manage a spike in demand for essential goods ahead of a six-week lockdown that takes effect on Wednesday nigh... Read More


Bihar: Seven days lockdown in Patna again from July 10

Patna, July 8 -- In view of the soaring graph of coronavirus positive cases in Patna, the administration today decided to enforce lockdown again from July 10 till 16 in Patna. The District Magistrate... Read More


SpiceJet facilitates insurance of passengers for COVID-19 hospitalisation starting at Rs. 443

Gurugram, July 8 -- Airlines major SpiceJet has facilitated insurance cover for COVID-19 hospitalisation which can be availed by its passengers - a first-of-its-kind initiative by an airline in India.... Read More


Technical education sector appeals to PM for relief

Salem, July 8 -- The association of technical polytechnics in Tamil Nadu has sought a financial relief of Rs 50,000 crore for 50 lakh students pursuing higher education covering engineering, technolog... Read More


Cabinet approves extension of Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana till November

New Delhi, July 8 -- The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved further extension of Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana (PMGKAY) as part of Economic Response to COVID-... Read More


Covid: Bengal releases fresh list of containment zones for 'stricter lockdown' from tomorrow

Kolkata, July 8 -- The West Bengal government on Wednesday released a fresh list of containment zones where "stricter lockdown" will be followed from Thursday to flatten the curve of Covid-19 in the s... Read More


Cabinet approves extension of time limit for availing the benefits of "Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojana" by 3 months

New Delhi, July 8 -- The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved the proposal of Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Gas for extension of time limit by three months for availing... Read More


CBSE deletes topics on nationalism, secularism from Class 9-12 syllabus, Mamata Banerjee expresses 'shock'

New Delhi, July 8 -- Amid the Coronavirus pandemic, CBSE has reduced the syllabus by 30 per cent and dropped topics such as federalism, nationalism and secularism from Class 11 political science books... Read More


Cabinet approves the proposal to extend the EPF contribution 24% for another three months from June to August

New Delhi, July 8 -- The Union Cabinet chaired by PM Narendra Modi on Wednesday has given its approval for extending the contribution both 12% employees' share and 12% employers' share under Employees... Read More