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India woos Tesla with offer of cheaper production costs than China

But India faces a big challenge to win a production commitment from Tesla

2 Mar 2021 6:25 pm
Over 14.8 million Covid-19 vaccine doses administered in India: Centre

The Centre has deputed teams to Tamil Nadu and Punjab following a surge in Covid-19 cases

2 Mar 2021 6:06 pm
JW Marriott lifts winner's trophy at Calcutta Hospitality Cup 2021, Hospitality fraternity unites for positivity and bounce back theme

New Delhi [India], March 2 (ANI/PRNewswire): Uplifting the spirit of hospitality and spreading positivity among the fraternity, the International Institute of Hotel Management (IIHM), organised the annual Calcutta Hospitality Cup 2021 (CHC) for hoteliers of the city.

2 Mar 2021 6:00 pm
Market Wrap, March 2: Here's all that happened in the markets today

BSE Sensex swung 600 points in the intra-day trade and hit a high and low of 50,425 and 49,807, respectively

2 Mar 2021 6:00 pm
Feb exports dip 0.25% after rising three months due to uncertainties abroad

Exporters also cite container shortage; imports continue to rise due to revival in domestic economy and high commodity prices

2 Mar 2021 5:58 pm
US Senate confirms Joe Biden's pick for education secretary

The US Senate voted to confirm Biden's pick Miguel Cardona to lead education

2 Mar 2021 5:56 pm
Recovery faster than expected, growth momentum key: Sanjeev Sanyal

The government will spend on building infrastructure rather than boosting consumer demand artificially, Sanyal said

2 Mar 2021 5:51 pm
Hero MotoCorp shares rise nearly 4% as sales rise in February

The two-wheeler maker reported rise in total sales during February

2 Mar 2021 5:51 pm
Spectrum auction: Telcos place bids worth Rs 77,815 cr; Jio biggest buyer

About one-third of the spectrum being auctioned is in the 700 MHz band, which was completely unsold during the 2016 auctions

2 Mar 2021 5:48 pm
Centre only concerned about the rich and powerful: Priyanka Gandhi

Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Tuesday slammed the BJP-led government at the Centre for not paying heed to farmers' concerns over the new agricultural laws

2 Mar 2021 5:40 pm
Congress forms screening committee for West Bengal elections

The Congress on Tuesday constituted the party's screening committee for the eight-phased West Bengal Assembly polls starting March 27

2 Mar 2021 5:40 pm
Rail Coach Factory starts production of new AC 3-tier economy coaches

The coaches are capable of running at an optimum speed of 160 kilometres per hour

2 Mar 2021 5:40 pm
Over 5 million registrations on Co-WIN in two days, no glitches: R S Sharma

Going forward, people would be allowed to book slots online depending upon capacity of hospitals

2 Mar 2021 5:35 pm
Broad-market rally sees equal-weight funds outperform indices on returns

During the past one year, some funds in this domain have generated returns of 38-42 per cent. In comparison, the Nifty and Nifty 100 indices have gained less than 34 per cent

2 Mar 2021 5:26 pm
Cyberattacks took place, but human error caused Mumbai power outage: Centre

'Two teams investigated the Oct 12 power outage and submitted that the outage was caused by human error and not due to cyber attack,' says Union Power Minister R K Singh

2 Mar 2021 5:23 pm
Karnataka govt, Nasscom launch ER&D policy to foster innovation in state

50% rent reimbursement, recruitment assistance and investmengt subsidy on anvil for MNCs looking to establish new R&D facilities or expand existing ones

2 Mar 2021 5:17 pm
Busy IPO season in March with seven offers worth Rs 12,000 cr in 3-5 weeks

Unprecedented rush due to excess liquidity; all IPOs getting oversubscribed multiple times over, say experts

2 Mar 2021 5:09 pm
Airtel buys Rs 18,699-cr radiowaves; Voda acquires spectrum in 5 circles

The auction, which put on offer a total of 2308.80 MHz of spectrum worth Rs 4 lakh crore in seven bands, concluded on Tuesday, just a day after it commenced

2 Mar 2021 5:04 pm
Goa: Co-Win snag halts vaccination drive for senior citizens

A snag in the Co-Win portal affected the vaccination process for senior citizens at private hospitals in Goa in initial hours on Tuesday

2 Mar 2021 4:53 pm
Parties opposed to DMK welcome to join AMMK-led alliance: TTV Dhinakaran

Amma Makkal Munnetra Kazhagam (AMMK) leader TTV Dhinakaran on Tuesday dubbed as speculations that his party was holding alliance-related talks with the ruling AIADMK

2 Mar 2021 4:53 pm
France changes tack and approves AstraZeneca shots for under-75s

The reassessment is likely to help speed up France's vaccination campaign which many have criticized as too slow

2 Mar 2021 4:45 pm
India tells Pakistan to stop state-sponsored cross-border terrorism

India said on Tuesday that Pakistan should end institutionalised violation of human rights of its minority and other communities

2 Mar 2021 4:43 pm
Prashant Kishor has left Mamata Banerjee to join Amarinder: BJP

The BJP took a dig at poll strategist Prashant Kishor over his appointment as Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh's principal advisor

2 Mar 2021 4:43 pm
UK banks face savings glut on road to Covid-19 pandemic recovery

More deposits help shore up bank finances, but are not necessarily good news for lenders

2 Mar 2021 4:43 pm
Top headlines: Airtel acquires Rs 18k-cr spectrum; Feb exports dip 0.25%

Business Standard brings you top news of the evening

2 Mar 2021 4:40 pm
Germany planning to extend coronavirus lockdown until March 28: Report

Merkel is due to discuss lockdown and easing options with the 16 state heads on Wednesday, as coronavirus cases in Germany hit more than 2.4 million

2 Mar 2021 4:36 pm
TMC's appeasement politics endangered national security: UP CM Adityanath

He promised that cow smuggling will be stopped within a day if the BJP is voted to power in the state

2 Mar 2021 4:26 pm
Gujarat local body polls: BJP leading 1,636 seats, Congress on 625

The counting of votes for Gujarat local body election is underway

2 Mar 2021 4:15 pm
Covid-19 surge in Maharashtra linked to delay in testing, shows data

Other big states see an uptick in cases as vaccination gathers pace at the other end

2 Mar 2021 4:14 pm
Flipkart plans to expand grocery services to over 70 cities in six months

This expansion will provide users of seven large cities and more than 40 neighbouring cities access to high-quality grocery products

2 Mar 2021 4:12 pm
Five states account for over 84% of total active Covid infections

Six states and UTs have a weekly positivity rate higher than the national average of 2 per cent

2 Mar 2021 4:07 pm
Realme showcases 108-megapixel camera for its upcoming 8 series smartphones

Smartphone brand realme on Tuesday unveiled industry-leading 108MP camera with trendsetting features that will arrive in the upcoming realme 8 series.

2 Mar 2021 4:04 pm
Take charge of your mental health with Future Generali now

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], March 2 (ANI/PNN): Mental health illness is an unaddressed issue in India. One in every five Indians suffers from some kind of mental health issue, according to World Health Organisation (WHO) estimates.

2 Mar 2021 4:00 pm
Creative Business Labs makes a strategic choice for the Thinkwise Low-Code platform

New Delhi [India], March 2 (ANI/India PR Distribution): Creative Business Labs is expanding its partner network with Low-code software vendor Thinkwise The strategic partnership with Thinkwise is a foundational building block to CBL's offering for modern application development and Legacy Application Modernization.

2 Mar 2021 4:00 pm
Nilon's hassle-free, nutritious ginger garlic paste makes dishes tastier, healthier

New Delhi [India], March 2 (ANI/NewsVoir): Nilon's, one of India's biggest processed foods brands, had the netizens in awe ever since they kick-started their recent campaign, #NilonsGGP hai toh Jahan hai!

2 Mar 2021 4:00 pm
'Pawri' power: 5-second social media clip pulls India, Pakistan closer

The short video shot by Dananeer Mobeen in the Nathaigali mountains of northern Pakistan and uploaded onto Instagram shows a group of youngsters enjoying themselves by a roadside

2 Mar 2021 3:59 pm
Close to 4 million signed up on Co-Win till Tuesday morning: Harsh Vardhan

Co-Win is the government's digital platform to manage the vaccination programme

2 Mar 2021 3:59 pm
WHO chief scientist says India exhibited capacity to manufacture vaccines

India has shown the capacity to be a global-scale manufacturer, WHO chief scientist Soumya Swaminathan said

2 Mar 2021 3:59 pm
Tough eligibility may limit benefits to large cos under PLI for auto sector

The government will soon come out with detailed scheme to offer production linked incentive (PLI) to automobile and auto components industry

2 Mar 2021 3:59 pm
Australia's central bank commits to keep 3-year yields low amid bond rout

Global bond markets have sold off heavily in recent days on speculation the massive monetary stimulus will soon end as economies emerge from the pandemic-induced recession

2 Mar 2021 3:44 pm
PhonePe leads UPI payments with over 970 mn transactions in February

The Walmart-owned firm, which competes with Google Pay, Paytm and Amazon Pay, now processes some 1.07 billion monthly transactions across UPI, cards and wallets

2 Mar 2021 3:33 pm
Vodafone Idea gains on augmenting spectrum holding

Vodafone Idea rose 2.62% to Rs 11.36 after the company said it acquired spectrum in 5 circles to create further efficiencies in few circles.

2 Mar 2021 3:25 pm
2 Mar 2021 3:25 pm
Global stocks, US futures sink after selloff in US Treasury debt eases

Global stock markets and Wall Street futures declined Tuesday after a selloff in US Treasury debt eased, helping to allay concern about a possible rise in interest rates.

2 Mar 2021 3:23 pm
Lupin launches Penicillamine Tablets

Penicillamine Tablets USP, 250 mg, are the generic equivalent of Depen Tablets, 250 mg, of Mylan Specialty, L.P., and indicated in the treatment of Wilson's disease, Cystinuria, and in patients with severe, active rheumatoid arthritis who have failed to respond to an adequate trial of conventional therapy.

2 Mar 2021 3:13 pm
February imports rise 7% at $40.55 bn; trade deficit widens to $12.88 bn

India's exports marginally declined 0.25 per cent to $27.67 billion in February

2 Mar 2021 3:12 pm
'Vaccination against corruption next month:' Kamal Haasan gets Covid jab

The actor-politician was inoculated a day after the nationwide vaccination of 60 plus age group and those aged between 45-59 with co-morbidities was launched

2 Mar 2021 3:07 pm
Volvo says it will make only EVs by 2030; will be sold exclusively online

There is no long-term future for cars with an internal combustion engine, said Henrik Green, Volvo's chief technology officer

2 Mar 2021 3:03 pm