Sensex, Nifty end lower on virus fears, financials suffer

Bengaluru: Indian shares closed lower on Friday as record daily increases of domestic coronavirus cases threatened to disrupt an economic recovery, with financial stocks taking More...

India’s ambitious plan to help small businesses does little to save them

Meerut/Mumbai: India re-opened for business in June after months of lockdown but for thousands of small entrepreneurs in the town of Meerut, near Delhi, the blow has been devastating. A More...

More grim job losses as U.S. hits record high on new COVID cases

As the number of new coronavirus cases in the United States rose to a single-day record, fresh government data on Thursday showed another 1.3 million Americans filed for jobless More...

Govt employees’ all leaves cancelled in Lucknow till Aug 31

Lucknow: Lucknow administration on Thursday cancelled all the leaves of the government employees till August 31 in the view of COVID-19 pandemic. Lucknow administration has cancelled More...

Haryana freezes DA hike till July 2021

Chandigarh: The COVID-19 induced economic crisis has compelled the Haryana government to freeze Dearness Allowances to state government employees and Dearness Relief to its pensioners More...

Seoul mayor missing after ‘#MeToo allegations’

Police were searching Thursday for the outspoken mayor of Seoul, long seen as a potential South Korean presidential candidate, More...

ED attaches assets worth Rs 14.15 cr of former IAS officer in misappropriation of public fund case

New Delhi: The Enforcement Directorate under Prevention of Money Laundering Act, 2002 (PMLA) attached assets worth More...

Ex-Noida chief engineer Yadav Singh released from jail

Ghaziabad: Former chief engineer of Noida authority Yadav Singh, arrested in a corruption case, has been...

India sees more local coronavirus lockdowns as cases near 800,000

Mumbai: India reported a record 26,506 new coronavirus cases on Friday as authorities re-imposed lockdowns in...

Why reveal names of COVID-19 patients? It involves privacy: High Court

New Delhi: The Bombay High Court on Friday sought to know why should the names of...

IAS officer Vineel Krishna appointed officer on special duty at Odisha CMO for COVID-19 management

Bhubaneswar: Amid spike in coronavirus cases, the Odisha government on Thursday appointed IAS officer Vineel More...

WHO appoints 2 women to lead pandemic panel

Geneva: The head of the World Health Organization says former Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf and former New Zealand Prime Minister..

Ex-Corporate Affairs secretary Injeti Srinivas appointed IFSCA chairman

New Delhi: Former Corporate Affairs Secretary Injeti Srinivas was on Monday appointed the first chairman of International Financial Services Centres Authority..

No job cuts but profiles may change: Railways

New Delhi: The Railways on Friday said certain job profiles of its employees might change in the coming days More...

ICMR’s chief epidemiologist Dr Gangakhedkar retires today

Mumbai: Dr R R Gangakhedkar, the Chief Epidemiologist and Head of Communicable diseases at the Indian Council Of Medical Research (ICMR)..

Senior IPS officer seeks premature retirement, writes to MHA

Hyderabad: Senior IPS officer and Director of Telangana State Police Academy (TSPA), V K Singh, has sought permission from the Centre..

Rajasthan govt okays creation of 51 posts in colleges

Jaipur: The Rajasthan government has approved the creation of 51 posts in various colleges besides those in Sessions Court Jaipur Mahanagar-II..

20 IAS officers promoted to Additional Chief Secretary rank in UP

Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh government has promoted 20 senior IAS officers to the rank of Additional Chief Secretary (ACS), official sources said..

Jammu and Kashmir IPS officer Basant Rath suspended for misconduct

New Delhi: Jammu and Kashmir cadre IPS officer Basant Rath has been suspended for alleged instances of “gross misconduct and misbehaviour”..
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