Coal India capex utilisation over Rs 8,000 cr till December

Despite its cash-flow issues, Coal India Ltd has already spent over Rs 8,000 crore as capital expenditure (capex) till December 2020 in the current fiscal, and is looking to meet a revised target of Rs 13,000 crore of such expense by the end of FY’21, an official said. Continue Reading

Chatbot on the cards for e-governance

The government on Friday invited bids to develop a chatbot or voice assistance application like Amazon’s Alexa or Google Assistant to deliver e-governance services to the public. Continue Reading

India bans entry of passengers from Afghanistan, Philippines, Malaysia with immediate effect.

The government on Tuesday banned the entry of passengers from Afghanistan, Philippines and Malaysia to India with immediate effect, according to an additional travel advisory. Continue Reading

Rajya Sabha proceedings adjourned till 2 pm

Rajya Sabha proceedings have been adjourned till 2 pm after opposition parties raised the issue of communal violence in Delhi and the government ban on two Malayalam news channels for their coverage of the riots. Continue Reading

20 ministers submit resignations to Kamal Nath

Around 20 Madhya Pradesh ministers resigned during a cabinet meeting convened late Monday night following a political crisis in the state, reposing faith in Chief Minister Kamal Nath. Continue Reading

Tanzanian gets relief from pain after 14 years

Chennai-based SIMS Hospital has put an end to 38-year-old Tanzanian patient’s pain and misery of 14 years caused by a more than 1 kg weighing Ameloblastoma in the lower jaw. Lack of early medical intervention and diagnostic facility in his country, made it difficult for him to chew and eat his food, which in turn affected his overall quality of life significantly. Continue Reading

Editorial: All eyes on education

The 2020-2021 Tamilnadu Budget tabled by Finance Minister O Paneerselvam has given more thrust on education. Continue Reading

Shiv Nadar urges all to work for country

HCL founder-chairman Shiv Nadar today said government alone cannot take the country to the next level, and asked all stakeholders to pitch-in for solving the problems and challenges being faced by the nation. Continue Reading