Centre Says Delhi's Ration Scheme Lacks Clarity, Suggests Implementation on Pilot Basis

The Centre has suggested the Delhi government to implement the doorstep ration delivery scheme on a pilot basis as there is no clarity on many fronts, including rates at which wheat flour and packaged foodgrains will be distributed and if beneficiaries’ consent was taken or not. Under the National Food Security Act (NFSA), foodgrains are … Read more

Have A Mata Vaishno Devi Coin? You Can Get Upto Rs 10 Lakh Online

The trading of old coins and currency notes is gaining a lot of traction in India. People who have the currency memorabilia are encashing their collections. Old coins of one Rupee and two Rupee denominations are attracting buyers who don’t shy away from spending lakhs of rupees to take these antic coins in their possession. … Read more

Post Office Scheme: Deposit only Rs 50,000 to get Rs 3300 pension, here’s how

New Delhi: Investments in Post Office schemes are popular among investors seeking security and high returns. The organisation has been rolling out several schemes from time to time to offer investors a variety of options to choose from.  In one such monthly income scheme (MIS), the Post Office offers a regular pension after investing a … Read more

Cases against fugitives, economic offenders to be actively pursued: Nirmala Sitharaman – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Wednesday said the government will actively pursue cases against economic offenders to bring back defrauded money of banks. The remark came soon after the Enforcement Directorate (ED) said the Debts Recovery Tribunal (DRT) has sold shares worth over Rs 5,800 crore of United Breweries Limited (UBL) that were … Read more

Gold Price Today, 23 June 2021: Gold jumps a bit, but still cheaper by Rs 9000 from record highs

New Delhi: In today’s trading session, gold started with a slight gain after closing above the Rs 47,000 mark on Tuesday (June 22). On the Multi Commodity Exchange (MCX), gold and silver have been trading with huge volatility in the past few days.  On Wednesday (June 23), gold opened above Rs 47,000 per 10 grams … Read more

Google Launches a New Medical App—Outside the US

The design shown in the demo requires a person to snap three photos of their blemish from different angles and distances. The user can optionally add information such as the body part affected and how long they’ve had the problem. Tapping “Submit” zips the images off to Google. The app then displays “Suggested conditions,” showing … Read more

FICCI urges govt. to support tourism, hospitality industry

It has appealed for a moratorium on all working capital, principal, interest payments, loans and overdrafts which ended in August 2020, to be extended by another one year. Industry chamber Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FICCI) on Wednesday urged the government to provide support measures for the travel, tourism and hospitality industry … Read more

These Startups Are Betting on a Remote-First World

For most knowledge workers, this summer spells the end of the Great Remote Work Experiment and the beginning of a return to normal. People are shuffling back into offices, dusting off desk space, and returning to their old routines. But for some people, the pandemic year has permanently changed the relationship to the office. Nicholas … Read more

Moody’s cuts India growth forecast for 2021 to 9.6%

New Delhi: Moody’s Investors Service on Wednesday slashed India’s growth projection to 9.6 per cent for 2021 calendar year, from its earlier estimate of 13.9 per cent, and said faster vaccination progress will be paramount in restricting economic losses to June quarter In its report titled ‘Macroeconomics ? India: Economic shocks from second COVID wave … Read more