Finance Ministry’s request to insurance firms

The Finance Ministry has asked public sector general insurance firms, especially National Insurance, Oriental Insurance and United India Insurance, to rationalise branches and cut down avoidable expenses to improve their financial health, sources said. Continue Reading

Omega Seiki plans to launch electric tractor

Omega Seiki Mobility aims to bring in multiple electric products including two-wheelers, a four-wheeler cargo vehicle and a tractor over the next two years, as per a top company official. Continue Reading

‘65% domestic air travel back to pre Covid-19 level’

Nearly 65 per cent of the domestic air travel has returned to the pre-COVID-19 level and now there is a need to evolve a strategy to bring back the tourism industry on its feet, Civil Aviation Secretary Pradeep Singh Kharola said on Saturday. Continue Reading

RBI likely to retain interest rates on inflation concerns

The Reserve Bank is likely to keep the benchmark interest rates unchanged in its next monetary policy review in view of heightened retail inflation which has persistently remained above its comfort level, feel experts. Continue Reading

Wrong claim: Serum Institute to sue Chennai man for Rs 100 crore

Serum Institute of India has rejected allegations that AstraZeneca-Oxford’s Covid-19 vaccine candidate has serious side effects and said it will seek damages in excess of Rs 100 crore for malicious allegations. Continue Reading

Karti opposes ‘hero worship’ of Rajiv case convicts

At a time when the demand for release of all the seven life convicts in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case gained momentum, Congress Lok Sabha member Karti Chidambaram today opposed the alleged ‘hero worship’ to them. Continue Reading

Farmers intensify protest in Delhi, say they are ready to agitate for months

Delhi Police today placed concrete barriers at Ghazipur, Delhi-Ghaziabad border after farmer leaders said they will block more highways connecting Delhi apart from Singhu and Tikri borders where they’ve been camping since Friday. Continue Reading