COVID-19: India reports 699 new cases
India on Tuesday reported 699 new COVID cases in the last 24 hours, taking the active tally to 6,559, informed the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.
Excise scam:Kavitha at ED office for questioning
Bharat Rashtra Samithi (BRS) MLC K Kavitha on Tuesday arrived at the Enforcement Drectorate’s office for questioning in the Delhi liquor policy case.
Agri Budget: TN govt announces slew of measures
Tamilnadu government has set a target of 127 lakh Metric Tonne for total food grain production, Agriculture Minister MRK Paneerselvam announced in the Agriculture Budget 2023-24.
IMF approves financial assistance for SL
The International Monetary Fund on Monday approved USD 3 billion in financial assistance to debt-ridden Sri Lanka to help it immediately overcome its economic crisis. IMF’s Executive Board approved on Monday a 48-month extended arrangement under its Extended Fund Facility (EFF) with an amount of SDR 2.286 billion (395 per cent of quota or about USD 3 billion), according to a statement.
CM honours director of The Elephant Whisperer’s
CM MK Stalin on Tuesday felicitated the director Kartiki Gonsalves for her Oscar-winning documentary ‘The Elephant Whisperer’ in Chennai.
Parliament paralysed over JPC, Rahul issues
The Parliament has been dysfunctional since the commencement of the second part of the budget session with the opposition pressing for a Joint Parliamentary Probe (JPC) into the Adani issue and the treasury benches demanding an apology from Congress leader Rahul Gandhi over his statement in London.
No direction on loading Rs 2,000 notes in ATMs: FM
No instructions have been given to banks for filling or not filling Rs 2,000 notes in Automated Teller Machines (ATMs) as lenders make their own choice for loading of cash vending machines, Parliament was informed on Monday.
World markets set for relief after Credit Suisse buyout
Financial markets were poised for relief on Monday after UBS Group AG agreed to buy Credit Suisse Group AG in a rescue orchestrated by the state, while major central banks announced a co-ordinated move to shore up liquidity in the financial system. In an early sign that risk appetite was set for a bounce, the euro, sterling and the Australian dollar
RBI imposes Rs 2.27 cr penalty on RBL Bank
The Reserve Bank of India on Monday said it has imposed a penalty of Rs 2.27 crore on RBL Bank Ltd for non-compliance with norms related to recovery agents. In a statement, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) said the penalty has been imposed for non-compliance with certain provisions of the directions issued by it on ‘Internal Ombudsman Scheme, 2018’,