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Pension alert! Modi government takes an important step for Armed Forces Personnel

In an important decision, the Modi government has now permitted Invalid Pension to Armed Forces Personnel with less than 10 years of qualifying service. The recommendation has been accepted by Defence Minister Rajnath Singh. The advantage of this arrangement...

Indian govt looking to set up a new regulator for non-personal data

India might set up a data regulator to monitor how companies receive, process, store, monetize and even damage non-personal data, a panel tasked by New Delhi has prescribed in a draft report. The eight-person panel confirmed that companies such as...

Verizon collaborates with Airtel to launch BlueJeans in India to take on Zoom, Jiomeet

On Tuesday, Bharti Airtel declared that it has collaborated with Verizon to originate BlueJeans video-conferencing service in India to serve business customers in the world’s second-largest internet market. The video conferencing assistance, branded as Airtel BlueJeans in India, offers “enterprise-grade...

Google to Invest $4.5 Billion in Reliance Jio Platforms

Alphabet's Google is in high-level discussions to invest $4.5 billion (approximately around Rs. 33000 crores) for a stake in the digital platform of Indian conglomerate Reliance Industries, as per the reports. A formal notification could happen as soon as the...

Reliance Industries Limited now 51st most-valued firm in the world, among top 10 in Asia

Reliance Industries, led by Mukesh Ambani is now the 51st most esteemed firm in terms of business capitalisation. The oil-telecom-to-retail major has overpassed Rs 12 lakh crore in market value matching the first listed Indian entity to achieve the...

CBSE To Train Teachers On ‘Alternative Academic Calendar’

CBSE will administer a training programme for school principals and teachers on the 'Alternative Academic Calendar'. The orientation for the programme will be held on July 17. NCERT had issued an 'Alternative Academic Calendar' in April and then an 'Improved...

India’s GDP to shrink 7.5% if Covid-19 vaccine is delayed : Bank of America Securities

On Monday, a foreign brokerage revealed, an endless halt for a vaccine against coronavirus may direct to a reduction of up to 7.5 per cent in the Indian GDP in FY21. Economists at Bank of America Securities also revised down...

Food inflation falls to nine-month low of 7.87% in June

Food price inflation in June relaxed to a nine-month low at 7.87% as temporary supply constraints due to the nation-wide lockdown relaxed while headline retail inflation at 6.09% issued after a break of two months came higher than the...

Life insurance sector faces 18.6% dip in first-year premium: CARE Ratings

Affected drastically by COVID-19 pandemic, the life insurance sector saw an 18.6 per cent dip in the first year premium to Rs 49,335 crore in the April-June quarter of the current financial year, according to a report by CARE...

TRAI blocks Airtel, Vodafone Idea premium plans offering priority services to high paying customers

The telecom regulator has hindered Bharti Airtel's Platinum and Vodafone Idea's RedX premium plans that promises faster data speeds and priority services, justifying such plans could diminish the quality of mobile services for those who haven’t availed the plans. The...

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