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TMC MLA Jitendra Tiwari joins BJP in presence of party state chief Dilip Ghosh

Tiwari, who had rebelled against the TMC leadership but had mellowed down after the BJP declined to induct him into the party in December last year, joined the saffron camp in the presence of party state chief Dilip Ghosh at a programme in Sreerampur in Hooghly district.

2 Mar 2021 7:32 pm
Mikhail Gorbachev, the last Soviet leader, marks 90th birthday on Zoom

Gorbachev has been in quarantine in hospital for months as a precaution during the coronavirus pandemic, and will host a virtual party with close friends and staff from his foundation, Gorbachev#39;s spokesman Vladimir Polyakov said.

2 Mar 2021 7:06 pm
Spectrum auction ends with bids worth 77,815 crore, Jio becomes biggest buyer

Reliance Jio became the biggest buyer by acquiring 488.35 MHz of spectrum for Rs 57,122.65 crore, followed by Bharti Airtel#39;s 355.45 MHz at Rs 18,698.75 crore, and Vodafone Idea#39;s 11.80 MHz for Rs 1,993.40 crore.

2 Mar 2021 6:35 pm
India sees fuel demand rebounding in year to March 2022

India could consume 215.24 million tonnes (MT) of refined fuels in the financial year 2021/22 compared to the revised estimate of 195.94MT consumed in 2020/21, data posted on the website of Petroleum Planning Analysis Cell (PPAC) showed.

2 Mar 2021 6:35 pm
Top 10 YouTube channels with the highest number of subscribers

Indian music video channel T-Series is the most-subscribed YouTube channels with a subscriber count of 174 million. The channel has held this position since April 2019, which was earlier held by the Swedish comedy channel PewDiePie run by Felix Arvid Ulf Kjellberg. Here is the list of top 10 YouTube channels with the most subscribers as of March 2, 2021.

2 Mar 2021 6:28 pm
Explained | How coronavirus vaccine is stored at factories, how it is distributed and other details

Many coronavirus vaccines have specific light requirements. Some are packaged to keep light away as UV-light can damage them. All vaccines have different storage requirements. Some require to be frozen in a range between minus 15 to minus 50 degree Celsius while some other vaccines may need 2-8 degree Celsius to avoid damage due to temperature extremes. Heres everything you need to about the COVID-19 vaccine storage and distribution.

2 Mar 2021 6:17 pm
Central govt only concerned about the rich and powerful: Priyanka Gandhi Vadra

Interacting with women workers of the Sadharu Tea Estate near, Priyank Gandhi Vadra said farmers have been protesting in and around the national capital for months, but Prime Minister Narendra Modi is yet to meet them and end the impasse.

2 Mar 2021 6:10 pm
Easy Trip Planners to launch IPO on March 8 to raise Rs 510 crore

The issue will close on March 10 and the anchor book, if any, will open for a day on March 5.

2 Mar 2021 5:59 pm
Infrastructure projects to boost tourism, create opportunities for MSMEs: Nitin Gadkari

The minister said the government#39;s initiatives such as collateral-free automatic loans for business, including MSMEs, and Rs 50,000 crore-equity infusion through MSME Fund of Funds, which benefits companies with higher credit ratings, will generate tremendous business opportunities.

2 Mar 2021 5:41 pm
ManipalCigna Health launches medical insurance with up to Rs 3 crore cover, highest in industry

This product also has one-time premium waivers for special conditions, and loyalty discounts for customers.

2 Mar 2021 5:40 pm
No subsidy: Will Delhi governments action hit Tata Nexon sales?

The subsidy would have brought down the on-road price of the SUV by around Rs 3 lakh. The other two electric SUVs in the country the MG ZS EV and Hyundai Kona dont enjoy any subsidy in the state as they are priced above Rs 20 lakh.

2 Mar 2021 5:31 pm
Technical View: Nifty forms bullish candle, be cautious until index closes above 15,100

Meanwhile, Mazhar Mohammad of Chartviewindia advised traders to remain neutral on index by shifting their focus on stock-specific opportunities.

2 Mar 2021 5:15 pm
Over 150 monks test positive for COVID-19 at Himachal Pradesh#39;s Gyuto Tantric Monastery

Over 300 monks have reportedly tested positive for COVID-19 so far in Kangra district of Himachal Pradesh, revealed Kangra Chief Medical Officer.

2 Mar 2021 5:10 pm
Mahindra Mahindra Limited

Mahindra Mahindra Limited has informed the Exchange about Analysts/Institutional Investor Meet/Con. Call Updates

2 Mar 2021 5:07 pm
When Salman clashes with John: In COVID times what same-day releases will mean for box office

Theatres have a packed calendar of new movies in 2021, but this includes same-day releases of major films, which can be a worry, with infections rising in Maharashtra, a major market.

2 Mar 2021 4:58 pm
Gainers Losers: Top 10 stocks that moved the most on March 2

Among sectors, Nifty IT and auto indices rose 3 percent each while BSE Midcap and Smallcap indices added 1.5 percent each.

2 Mar 2021 4:55 pm
After The Bell | Sensex back above 50,000, what should investors do on Wednesday?

On an immediate basis, the index has support near 14,800 followed by 14,750

2 Mar 2021 4:53 pm
Taking Stock: Nifty reclaims 14,900, Sensex jumps 447 pts; mid small-caps outshine

Mid and small-caps outperformed their larger peers adding 1.5 percent each.

2 Mar 2021 4:35 pm
Vatika group retires over Rs 1,100 crore debt this fiscal; sells land worth Rs 450 crore

Vatika said it has repaid Rs 304 crore to Piramal Enterprises, Rs 108 crore to HDFC Ltd, Rs 519 crore to Indiabulls, Rs 82 crore to ICICI Bank and Rs 74 crore to Standard Chartered Bank.

2 Mar 2021 4:20 pm
2 Mar 2021 4:09 pm
Worst is over for real estate sector, but more financial support needed: NAREDCO

NAREDCO also said demand for commercial office space is expected to be back to 80 percent of the pre-COVID level after July as more people return to work after vaccination.

2 Mar 2021 4:02 pm
Coronavirus News | Variant in Brazil infected many who already recovered from COVID-19

Laboratory experiments suggest that the P.1 variant found in Brazil could weaken the protective effect of a Chinese vaccine now in use in the country

2 Mar 2021 3:21 pm
COVID-19: WHO chief scientist says India exhibited capacity to innovate, manufacture vaccines

Speaking at the Global Bio-India 2021, she opined that the fight against the coronavirus pandemic is at a very critical junction now as cases have suddenly gone up, particularly in Europe and America.

2 Mar 2021 3:14 pm
Amid criticism, Nitish Kumar vows to continue liquor ban in Bihar

The Tejashwi Yadav-led opposition launched a scathing attack on the Kumar-led NDA government after a police sub-inspector was killed and the village chowkidar sustained gunshot injuries in a shootout with liquor mafia in Majorganj area of Sitamarhi district last week.

2 Mar 2021 3:03 pm
Iconic NYC steakhouse fills empty seats with celebrity mannequins

The iconic Peter Luger Steak House in Brooklyn has partnered with Madame Tussauds to fill empty seats as New York restaurants reopen at 35 percent capacity.

2 Mar 2021 3:01 pm
Lord#39;s World Test Championship final on line as India, England return to scene of two-day Test

The first Test held at Ahmedabad#39;s Narendra Modi Stadium, the world#39;s biggest cricket venue, turned out to be one of the shortest in history as England were thrashed inside two days.

2 Mar 2021 2:57 pm
MTAR Technologies IPO: 10 things you should know before the issue opens

Historically, its order book was Rs 201.85 crore, Rs 243.74 crore and Rs 345.13 crore, as on March 2018, March 2019 and March 2020, respectively.

2 Mar 2021 2:55 pm
Anand Sharma#39;s remarks on Congress alliance in West Bengal serving polarising agenda of BJP: Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury

Anand Sharma had on Monday slammed Congress#39; association with the ISF led by Muslim cleric Abbas Siddiqui in West Bengal, contending that it was against the Gandhian and Nehruvian secularism and the party cannot be selective in fighting communalists.

2 Mar 2021 2:45 pm
Indian economy on #39;upswing#39;; govt set to spend more along with pro-growth reforms: Arvind Panagariya

In an interview to PTI, the eminent economist described the government#39;s decision to privatise two public sector banks next fiscal as an #39;unprecedented#39; effort to #39;finally right a wrong done 50 years ago#39;.

2 Mar 2021 2:43 pm
Prithviraj Chavan slams Centre for letting private hospitals charge for COVID-19 vaccine

Last week, the government had announced that people above the age of 60 and those over 45 years suffering from co-morbidities can avail the vaccine for free at government facilities and for Rs 250 at private hospitals.

2 Mar 2021 2:25 pm
Unemployment high in India due to govt#39;s ill considered demonetisation decision: Manmohan Singh

Inaugurating a development summit virtually organised by the Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Development Studies, an economic think tank aligned to the Congress ideology in poll-bound Kerala, Singh said temporary measures by the Government of India and the Reserve Bank to paper over the credit problem cannot blind us to the looming credit crisis ahead that could affect the small and medium sector.

2 Mar 2021 2:25 pm
Rising bond yields on better economic prospects will not hurt prospects of Indian equities, says Devarsh Vakil of HDFC securities

Rising bond yields on the back of better economic prospects will not hurt the prospects of Indian equities. Higher risk-free rates demand a lower valuation of equities to a certain extent and that may be the impact of rising bond yields on the stock market, the Deputy Head of Retail Research at HDFC Securities said.

2 Mar 2021 2:17 pm
A month of holy days and festivals, amid coronavirus pandemic

February was a month full of religious holidays and festivals for all manner of faith traditions, as captured by AP photographers around the globe.

2 Mar 2021 2:12 pm
What is interoperability and what is its connection to NSE technical glitch, explained

The issue of interoperability has received much ink since the National Stock Exchange (NSE) was hit by a technical snag last week. Below is a set of answers to the most important questions on interoperability.

2 Mar 2021 1:57 pm
Here are 10 stocks for a 17-44% return for a one-year period

This is the time to hunt for favourite fundamental stocks which are missing in your long-term portfolio. Experts say this is the time to take advantage of the price corrections

2 Mar 2021 1:44 pm
Honda, Yamaha, others set up swappable batteries consortium for motorcycles, EVs

The aim of the consortium will be to define standardised technical specifications of swappable battery systems for vehicles belonging to the L-category -- mopeds, motorcycles, tricycles and quadricycles.

2 Mar 2021 1:41 pm
OPEC decision looms as a major risk for oil market, but prices still expected to rise

The market still faces lingering near-term risks to global reopening efforts. All eyes are now on the upcoming OPEC meeting

2 Mar 2021 1:35 pm
China aims to vaccinate 40% of population by end-July, says Senior Adviser

Zhong Nanshan, a coronavirus expert who helped shape China#39;s COVID-19 response, said on Monday the current ratio of vaccine doses administered per 100 people in China is 3.56, much lower than those in Israel, United Arab Emirates and the United States.

2 Mar 2021 1:15 pm
Embassy Group, Ivanho Cambridge launch $500-million platform to build commercial real estate properties

Embassy East Business Park to be the first flagship project of the platform; project spans 1.3 million sq. ft. across 9 acres and is located at Whitefield, Bengaluru

2 Mar 2021 1:03 pm
Health minister Harsh Vardhan, wife get COVID-19 vaccine shot

The minister#39;s wife Nutan Goel first took the jab after which Vardhan received the vaccine shot.

2 Mar 2021 12:26 pm
Platform ticket price raised to Rs 50 at key stations in MMR

A platform ticket now costs Rs 50 instead of the previous rate of Rs 10 at the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus, Dadar and Lokmanya Tilak Terminus in Mumbai, and neighbouring Thane, Kalyan, Panvel and Bhiwandi Road stations, CR#39;s chief public relations officer Shivaji Sutar said.

2 Mar 2021 12:25 pm
More than 400 acts of violence against COVID health workers in 2020: Report

The vast majority, 80 percent, of the perpetrators of the violence were civilians, but threats also came from public authorities.

2 Mar 2021 12:20 pm
Congress leader Adhir Ranjan tells Anand Sharma know your facts, targets Azad for praising PM Modi

Sharma questioned the alliance on March 1 saying that it needed to be endorsed by the Congress Working Committee, the highest decision-making body of the party.

2 Mar 2021 12:19 pm
BJP Lok Sabha member Nand Kumar Singh Chauhan dies; PM Modi, others condole

The six-term MP, who was suffering from COVID-19 and was airlifted to Medanta Hospital in Gurugram last month in a serious condition, breathed his last late Monday night, the sources said.

2 Mar 2021 12:11 pm
India#39;s working women still contend with strongest gender bias across Asia Pacific countries: Report

According to the LinkedIn Opportunity Index 2021, more women in India have experienced the impact of gender on career development when compared to the APAC region.

2 Mar 2021 12:07 pm
Mumbai-based real estate developer Dynamix Group to invest Rs 350 crore on residential projects

The company plans to launch projects in Goregaon, Malad and Kandivali comprising approximately 1,000 units in 2021

2 Mar 2021 12:05 pm