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Unlock 5.0: Cinema halls to reopen from October-15, and more

30 Sep 2020

Unlock 5.0: Cinema halls to reopen from October-15, and more

The Ministry of Home Affairs on Wednesday issued fresh guidelines for reopening of more activities as India emerges from the coronavirus lockdown.

China strongly opposes India's app ban; asks to 'correct mistake'

03 Sep 2020

China strongly opposes India's app ban; asks to 'correct mistake'

After India banned several Chinese mobile applications, China has said that it strongly opposed the move. China's Commerce Ministry on Thursday urged India to "correct its mistakes."

NID Ahmedabad postpones convocation; Mallika Sarabhai was chief guest

05 Feb 2020

NID Ahmedabad postpones convocation; Mallika Sarabhai was chief guest

The National Institute of Design (NID) in Ahmedabad has postponed its annual convocation where renowned danseuse-activist Mallika Sarabhai was invited as the chief guest.

Government bans onion export with immediate effect as prices soar

29 Sep 2019

Government bans onion export with immediate effect as prices soar

The Centre on Sunday banned the export of onions with "immediate effect" in a bid to keep the rising price of the vegetable under check.

Nirmala Sitharaman announces special funding window for unfinished housing projects

14 Sep 2019

Nirmala Sitharaman announces special funding window for unfinished housing projects

Amid the concerning situation of the country's economy, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced a slew of measures on Saturday aimed at boosting growth.

Rupee continues to fall, hits new-low of 70.32 against USD

16 Aug 2018

Rupee continues to fall, hits new-low of 70.32 against USD

The Rupee today slumped 43 paise against the US Dollar to trade at a lifetime low of 70.32 on strong demand for the US currency.

Under NDA, imported apples, TVs and smartphones are getting costlier

13 Aug 2018

Under NDA, imported apples, TVs and smartphones are getting costlier

The NDA government's import policy has undergone a marked change: customs duties have been hiked across categories, affecting more than 400 items.

Saudi women can start their businesses without a male guardian

19 Feb 2018

Saudi women can start their businesses without a male guardian

2017 was the year of women empowerment in Saudi Arabia. Taking it further, the government has now announced that women can start their own businesses without a male guardian's/husband's permission.