Formal process of Jewar airport completed; got environment, security clearances: Yamuna Authority CEO

Yamuna Authority CEO Dr Arun Veer Singh on Tuesday informed that all formal processes of Jewar international greenfield airport has been completed. “All formal process of Jewar International greenfield airport has been completed. It has got the environment and security clearances. Concession agreement will be signed in the first or …

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Reopen tribal schools in phases, Central govt tells states

New Delhi: The Centre has asked state governments to prepare plan to reopen Eklavya Model Residential Schools for tribal children in a phased manner. The ministry of tribal affairs has asked state governments to prepare a detailed district-wise plan to reopen 285 residential schools which have 73,391 students. EMRS, considered …

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Mumbai International Airport told to review parking fee for business jets during lockdown

New Delhi: The aviation ministry has asked Mumbai International Airport Ltd (MIAL) to review stay charges levied on business jets parked at Mumbai airport during the lockdown after complaints by nonscheduled operators (NSOPs) that they were too high. MIAL, however, has not acted on suggestions made by the ministry. MIAL …

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Lenders give clean chit to Reliance Commercial Finance as GT audit finds no fraud

NEW DELHI: A group of lenders, including the National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (Nabard), has given clean chit to Reliance Commercial Finance Ltd (RCFL), the NBFC arm of Reliance Capital, after an independent forensic audit report from Grant Thornton did not detect any fraud in the RCFL account. …

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India Cements expects better performance in the coming quarter

CHENNAI: “With further relaxation of lockdown measures, there are expectations of increased public spending on rural infrastructure, irrigation, road building and other projects. This, along with a pick-up in individual home building and construction, is expected to improve cement demand,” N Srinivasan, Vice-Chairman and Managing Director of the company said …

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Health ministry launches web portal for updates on Covid-19 vaccine development

The Union Health Ministry on Monday launched a web portal that will provide all important information on COVID-19, vaccine development, ongoing clinical trials and progress made in this area locally and globally. The ”vaccine web portal” and the ”National Clinical Registry for COVID-19” have been developed by the Indian Council …

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Govt appoints PD Vaghela as new Trai chief

Kolkata: PD Vaghela, currently secretary in the Department of Pharmaceuticals, has been appointed the next chairman of the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India, replacing RS Sharma, who retires on September 30. The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet “approved Vaghela’s appointment as the new Trai chairperson for a three-year period or …

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Saudi Aramco is committed to $44-bn Ratnagiri refinery-cum-petrochemicals complex: Project CEO

NEW DELHI: Saudi Aramco remains engaged with the proposed $44-billion refinery-cum-petrochemicals complex in Maharashtra, the project’s CEO said amid speculation that the oil crash may tempt Saudis to dump the venture for a stake in BPCL or Reliance Industries’ refinery. “This project is not competing with any other Indian project …

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