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Centre releases Rs 1250 crore for procurement of pulses

States can purchase 25% of the total production of these commodities at MSP. We have released Rs 1250 crore for the procurement of 1.71 lakh tonnes of chana and 0.87 lakh

The Economic Times 5 Apr 2020 3:37 pm

COVID-19: Modi speaks to Sonia, Manmohan, other leaders

Modi spoke to former president Pratibha Patil and former prime minister H D Deve Gowda to discuss issues related to the deadly COVID-19 (coronavirus disease).

The Economic Times 5 Apr 2020 3:35 pm

Australia's coronavirus death toll stands at 34; total cases cross 5,500-mark

Australia's coronavirus death toll stood at 34 on Sunday with 5,687 virus positive cases, officials said. Health officials from New South Wales confirmed that there were

Business Standard 5 Apr 2020 3:32 pm

4 Tablighi Jamaat event attendees test positive in Buldhana

Four persons who attended the Tablighi Jamaat event in Nizamuddin in Delhi last month tested positive for novel coronavirus on Sunday in Maharashtra's Buldhana district,

Business Standard 5 Apr 2020 3:32 pm

COVID-19 patient dies in Aurangabad

A 58-year-old man died of coronavirus infection in Maharashtra's Aurangabad district on Sunday, an official said. This is the first COVID-19 death reported from the state

Business Standard 5 Apr 2020 3:32 pm

Mutual funds investment in REITs, InvITs climbs 58 pc to Rs 980 cr in Jan

Emerging investment instruments, REITs and InvITs, seem to be gaining pace, with mutual funds investing a whopping Rs 980 crore in such units in January 2020, a surge of

Business Standard 5 Apr 2020 3:28 pm

Himanta meets Tablighi Jamaat leaders, seeks list of Delhi event attendees from Assam

Assam Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma has met Tablighi Jamaat leaders here and urged them to hand over the list of all the people from the state who had attended the

Business Standard 5 Apr 2020 3:24 pm

HP police asks Jamaat district heads to disclose details of members

Himachal Pradesh police has issued a stern warning to district heads of Tablighi Jamaat to either disclose details of all those who attended the event in Delhi last month

Business Standard 5 Apr 2020 3:22 pm

Coronavirus: Man flees quarantine in Thane in Maharashtra

A 26-year-old man from Dombivali in Thane district fled the hospital in which he was quarantined for suspected exposure to the novel coronavirus, police said on Sunday. H

Business Standard 5 Apr 2020 3:22 pm

Ruling YSRCP using party workers for distributing relief funds with eye on local elections : TDP to AP Guv

Telugu Desam Party (TDP) leaders have written to the Governor of Andhra Pradesh alleging that YSRCP leaders are distributing COVID-19 relief funds to poor through party v

Business Standard 5 Apr 2020 3:18 pm

PNB looks to tap market in Q3 of FY21; may raise capital via bond, FPO, rights issue

With the successful merger of Oriental Bank of Commerce and United Bank of India with itself, Punjab National Bank has started focussing on growth and planned a series of

Business Standard 5 Apr 2020 3:18 pm

Nearly 1,300 booked for violation of lockdown in Muzaffarnagar

The Police in Muzaffarnagar have booked 1,279 people for violation of lockdown norms since the countrywide restrictions were imposed on March 25, officials said on Sunday

Business Standard 5 Apr 2020 3:16 pm

No new COVID-19 case in Goa; state tally 7

No new coronavirus case has been found in Goa as results of 18 fresh samples have come out negative, an official said on Sunday. The coastal state has so far reported sev

Business Standard 5 Apr 2020 3:12 pm

Maharashtra: 5 test positive for coronavirus in Aurangabad

Five people tested positive for novel coronavirus on Sunday in Aurangabad in Maharashtra, taking the district's COVID-19 count to eight, a senior health official said. Th

Business Standard 5 Apr 2020 3:12 pm

Two tests positive for COVID-19 in UP's Ghazipur

With two more persons tested positive for COVID-19, the tally in the district has reached five on Sunday, District Magistrate (DM) Om Prakash Arya informed ANI.So far, Ut

Business Standard 5 Apr 2020 2:58 pm

42-yr-old tests positive for COVID-19 in Mohali

42-year-old man tested positive in Dera Bassi Tehsil of Mohali on Sunday.The patient was shifted to the hospital on Saturday and tested positive today. He does not have a

Business Standard 5 Apr 2020 2:56 pm

Coronavirus combat: MP CM promises to do 'Giriraj parikrama'

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Sunday said he would circumambulate the sacred Govardhan hillock in Mathura in Uttar Pradesh after the novel corona

Business Standard 5 Apr 2020 2:56 pm

Travel agency owner skips mother's cremation, feeds needy hit by lockdown

Shakeel-ur-Rahman last saw his ailing mother in December when she came to Delhi from Bihar's Samastipur district for treatment. It turned out to be their last meeting. I

Business Standard 5 Apr 2020 2:56 pm

Pradhan speaks to US Energy Secretary on slump in fuel demand due to Covid-19

Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Sunday spoke to US Energy Secretary Dan Brouillette on the volatility in international oil markets and the slump in demand following Co

Business Standard 5 Apr 2020 2:54 pm

Infiltration bid foiled in J&K's Kupwara; 5 militants, 3 soldiers killed

Five militants and three soldiers were killed as the Army foiled an infiltration bid by terrorists along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Kupwara district

Business Standard 5 Apr 2020 2:54 pm

UP reports maximum COVID-19 cases in last 3 days : Yogi Adityanath

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Sunday said that the maximum number of COVID-19 cases in the state have been reported in the last three days and the gover

Business Standard 5 Apr 2020 2:52 pm

Dr Harsh Vardhan visits AIIMS dedicated centre for COVID-19 patients in Jhajjar, Haryana

Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan visited the AIIMS dedicated centre for coronavirus in Jhajjar, Haryana on Sunday and interacted with the medical staff deployed in

Business Standard 5 Apr 2020 2:51 pm

COVID-19: UK plans 7 spl flights from Delhi, Mumbai, Goa for stranded Britons

The UK government on Sunday announced the first seven chartered flights next week to bring home British nationals stranded in India amidst the international travel lockdo

Business Standard 5 Apr 2020 2:50 pm

Toyota discontinues sale of Etios range, Corolla Altis in India

Japanese automaker Toyota has stopped sale of Etios range as well as Corolla Altis in India as it looks to free up production capacity at its plant to bring in new produc

Business Standard 5 Apr 2020 2:48 pm

COVID-19 patient dies, tests of two deceased come out positive

A COVID-19 patient succumbed here in Maharashtra on Sunday while samples of two persons who died earlier also came out coronavirus positive, officials said. A 69-year-old

Business Standard 5 Apr 2020 2:46 pm

Muslim cleric held for communal message on social media in Himachal

In the wake of the coronavirus outbreak, a Muslim cleric has been arrested for circulating a communal message on social media in Himachal Pradesh's Kangra district. Direc

Business Standard 5 Apr 2020 2:46 pm

COVID-19: England batsman James Vince lashes out at people for 'going out as if everything is normal'

England batsman James Vince lashed out at people for not taking proper measures to contain the spread of the coronavirus pandemic and said people are going out as if ever

Business Standard 5 Apr 2020 2:45 pm

Pregnant woman loses child in Raj as doctors refuse treatment over religion

A 32-year-old woman in Rajasthan's Bharatpur district lost her baby after doctors at a government hospital allegedly turned her away on learning that she was a Muslim. Th

Business Standard 5 Apr 2020 2:44 pm

Goa govt launches 'COVID-Locator' app to track home quarantine people

The Goa Government on Sunday launched the 'COVID-Locator' app, a GPS based location tracker that will help the government in tracking those who have been home quarantined

Business Standard 5 Apr 2020 2:43 pm

Risk of ovarian cancer lowers in women who breastfeed their babies

Women who breastfeed their babies have 25 per cent lower risk of developing ovarian cancer, suggests a new study.The research also shows the longer a woman breastfeeds, t

Business Standard 5 Apr 2020 2:42 pm

More than actors, politicians need to be role models: Arshad Warsi

While film stars have always had a huge influence on people, politicians in the country need to emerge as role models in times of crisis, believes actor Arshad Warsi. Cit

Business Standard 5 Apr 2020 2:42 pm

Taking Vicky Kaushal for 'Ashwatthama' was a no-brainer: Aditya Dhar

Director Aditya Dhar says choosing Vicky Kaushal for his next, actioner The Immortal Ashwatthama was a split-second decision as the actor fit the bill perfectly. Aditya,

Business Standard 5 Apr 2020 2:42 pm

Kerala's strategy for containment of COVID-19 satisfactory, PCR test going on in 9 labs: KK Shailaja

Kerala Health Minister KK Shailaja on Sunday said that the state's preparations for containment of COVID-19 were satisfactory and added that PCR tests were going on in ni

Business Standard 5 Apr 2020 2:40 pm

Understanding Coronavirus: Two new books to hit the stands in May

At a time when the world is in the throes of the deadly COVID-19, two new books on the contagion seek to help readers to better understand the novel coronavirus and subse

Business Standard 5 Apr 2020 2:40 pm

Lockdown would have deeper impact,52 pc foresee job losses:CII CEOs Snap Poll

The coronavirus outbreak and the subsequent country-wide lockdown has deeply impacted India's economy, with a majority of the firms expecting a significant decline in rev

Business Standard 5 Apr 2020 2:40 pm

Jordan to use drones, cameras to monitor curfew

Jordan said it is to use drones and surveillance cameras to monitor compliance with a nationwide curfew imposed to curb the spread of the novel coronavirus. The armed for

Business Standard 5 Apr 2020 2:36 pm

Mark Ruffalo sends birthday wishes with 'Avengers' twist to Robert Downey Jr

Actor Mark Ruffalo extended birthday wises and 'virtual hugs' to his 'Avengers' co-star and good friend Robert Downey Jr. who celebrated his birthday on Saturday.'The Inc

Business Standard 5 Apr 2020 2:35 pm

Sumeet Vyas, Ekta Kaul announce pregnancy

Actor-couple Sumeet Vyas and Ekta Kaul, who got married in 2018, are set to become parents soon. Ekta took to Instagram and shared a picture, where the Veere Di Wedding a

Business Standard 5 Apr 2020 2:34 pm

Maharashtra players start 'Gamechangers' fund, raise Rs 1.5 lakh for needy

Naushad Shaikh, who led Maharashtra briefly in the last Ranji season, is spearheading a campaign to help the needy, including groundsmen, to see them through the three-we

Business Standard 5 Apr 2020 2:34 pm

C'garh man kills mother, 3 others; cops suspect black magic

A 40-year-old man allegedly killed his mother and three others with an axe in Chhattisgarh's Surguja district, some 150 kilometres from here, in what police believe is a

Business Standard 5 Apr 2020 2:34 pm

Man died on April 3 tests positive for COVID-19 in Varanasi

The coronavirus test result of a 55-year-old man who has passed away recently came positive for COVID-19, said Varanasi District Magistrate (DM).The man returned from Kol

Business Standard 5 Apr 2020 2:33 pm

COVID-19 effect: Air Deccan ceases its operations, all employees put on 'sabbatical without pay'

With revenues in the aviation sector having drastically reduced amid the 21-day lockdown imposed to curb the COVID-19 pandemic, Air Deccan announced on Sunday that it is

Business Standard 5 Apr 2020 2:32 pm

10 Filipinos booked for spreading COVID-19 in Maharashtra

10 citizens of The Philippines have been booked in Vashi area of Navi Mumbai for allegedly spreading COVID-19.According to the Maharashtra Police, they have been booked u

Business Standard 5 Apr 2020 2:30 pm

Govt tightens export ban norms for anti-malarial drug hydroxycloroquine

The government has tightened the export ban norms on anti-malarial drug hydroxycloroquine by including special economic zones (SEZs) under its prohibition ambit to ensure

Business Standard 5 Apr 2020 2:30 pm

Third coronavirus case reported in Jharkhand

A woman, who recently returned from Bangladesh, tested positive for coronavirus in Jharkhand's Bokaro district on Sunday, taking the count in the state to three, an offic

Business Standard 5 Apr 2020 2:26 pm

UP CM interacts with MPs, MLAs over COVID-19 situation

Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Sunday interacted with MPs and MLAs from Uttar Pradesh through video conference over COVID-19 situation in the state.In view of the COVI

Business Standard 5 Apr 2020 2:25 pm

Digvijay Singh urges MP CM to provide mid-day meal to students at home

Congress leader Digvijaya Singh on Sunday requested Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan to provide mid-day meal to the students of government schools at their homes duri

Business Standard 5 Apr 2020 2:24 pm