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Delhi records 108 COVID-19 deaths; 3,726 new cases take infection tally to 5.70 lakh

However, the number of deaths crossed the 100-mark again and stood at 108. Delhi had reported 68 deaths on Sunday, the lowest since November 6 when the city recorded 64 fatalities.

As many as 131 COVID-related deaths were recorded on November 18, the highest till date.

Delhi breathed more polluted air in November this year than 2019

Farmers started burning crop residue early due to early harvesting this year. Also, the farm fires raged for a longer duration.

According to the Graded Response Action Plan (GRAP), the air quality is considered in the "severe plus" or "emergency" category if PM2.5 and PM10 levels persist above 300 µg/m3 and 500 µg/m3 for more than 48 hours.

IIM-Calcutta records 100% summer internship placements amid pandemic

A total of 139 companies participated in the placement process, of which 43 were the first-time recruiters to IIM-Calcutta, for the 473 participating students, it said.

The whole process was carried out virtually with the students and corporates participating from their home locations, it said in a statement.

Fines for not wearing masks, discounts for shopping during lean hours among Centre’s SOPs for markets

The ministry said market places are visited by a large number of people. With gradual opening of economic activities, markets are witnessing high footfalls, it said.

"Such large gatherings, without observance of COVID-19 appropriate behaviour have the potential to spread coronavirus infection," the SOP document stated.

Indian Bank gets shareholders’ nod to set off accumulated loss with share premium account balance

During an extraordinary general meeting held on Monday, shareholders of the lender passed the resolution to utilise Rs 19,833.15 crore balance of the share premium account to set off the accumulated loss, it said.

No direct correlation between health expenditure and COVID outcomes: Report

Citing data from across states, India Ratings and Research said state governments need to galvanise the local bureaucracy and leverage both the soft and hard infrastructure, along with the healthcare spends, for favourable ou

Terrorism biggest challenge faced by region, says India; Asks SCO to enforce int legal statutes to eradicate safe havens

In an address at the Council of Heads of Government meeting of the eight-member SCO, Vice President Venkaiah Naidu said the most important challenge faced by the region is terrorism, particularly cross-border terrorism, and t

Basin Trials of Indigenous Aircraft Carrier successfully conducted at CSL

"It is solely due to the astute planning and the implementation of necessary safety measure on ground by Navy and Shipyard that the work onboard Aircraft Carrier could progress unhindered even during the peak of pandemic," it

Despite the restrictions imposed by the lockdown due to COVID-19 pandemic, CSL and Indian Navy worked as a cohesive team to ensure timely completion of all essential tasks leading up to Basin Trials of Aircraft Carrier,the statement said here.

Covaxin trial in Kolkata from December 2, TMC minister Firhad Hakim may get first shot

"It is a great feat that he has expressed his willingness to be a part of the prorgamme and we will be happy to enrol him. He requires to take a few screening tests, following which the next step will be decided," the officia

Half of the volunteers will be receiving the first-candidate vaccines, indigenously developed by Hyderabad-based Bharat Biotech and the ICMR, while the rest will be given placebos, he said.

भारत में Amazon इंप्लॉइज के लिए खुशखबरी! मिलेगा 6300 रु तक का स्पेशल बोनस

यह अन्य देशों में Amazon द्वारा अपने कर्मचारियों को दिए गए बोनस के अनुरूप है.

Amazon offers special recognition bonus to employees in india

गुड न्यूज! B2C ट्रांजेक्शन बिल में QR कोड नहीं होने पर जुर्माने से 4 माह की राहत, लेकिन लागू हैं शर्तें

B2C बिलों पर QR कोड प्रकाशित करने की व्यवस्था एक दिसंबर से लागू की गयी है.

Government waives penalty for non-compliance with QR code provisions for B2C transactions till March 2021

With footfalls growing, Hyderabad airport returns to normalcy

The airport has handled over three million domestic passengers from the day of recommencement till November 23, 2020, it said.

Crossing the three-million-passenger-mark is a testimony to the growing passenger confidence in air travel.

Protesting farmers say got MSP this kharif season; worry if they will get after 4-5 years

In a series of tweets, Union minister Ravi Shankar Prasad sought to refute criticism of the farm laws by some farmer bodies and opposition parties.

He also said that the entry of private players has weakened many of government sectors from education to healthcare, where poor cannot afford to get admission.

भारत में 2026 तक होंगे 35 करोड़ 5G कनेक्शन, 3G बन जाएगा इतिहास; रिपोर्ट में दावा

यह बात प्रमुख दूरसंचार कंपनी एरिक्सन ने एक रिपोर्ट में कही है.

5G connections across the globe are estimated to be 3.5 billion and India will account for 350 million subscriptions by 2026

UK launches new telecom strategy to tackle Huawei dominance

The NEC NeutrORAN project will be based in Wales and will aim to see live 5G Open RAN within the UK in 2021, testing solutions to deploy 5G networks in the "most cost effective, innovative and secure way".

The new measures relating to Huawei are contained in an illustrative designated vendor direction for members of Parliament (MPs) to scrutinise.

Gold, Silver Price Today: सोना 142 रु टूटा, चांदी 701 रु फिसली

Gold Rate, Silver Price Today: इससे पूर्व के कारोबारी सत्र में Gold Price 47,625 रुपये प्रति 10 ग्राम था.

Gold price today 30th november, silver price today, gold tumbles 142 rupee, silver price also declined

‘Duare Sarkar’ camps to start functioning in West Bengal from December 1

"The experience of each phase will be used to improve the delivery of services to the beneficiaries attending subsequent camps," Bandyopadhyay said.

Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee had last week announced setting up of 'Duare Sarkar' camps in the state for redressing grievances of people.

Air quality turns ‘very poor’ in Noida, Ghaziabad, stays ‘poor’ in Gurgaon, Faridabad

The presence of pollutant PM 2.5 and PM 10 also remained high in the five neighbouring cities of Delhi, according to the air quality index (AQI) maintained by the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB).

On Sunday, it was 236 in Faridabad, 242 in Gurgaon, 268 in Noida, 273 in Greater Noida and 300 in Ghaziabad.  

Govt waives penalty for non-compliance with QR code provisions for B2C transactions till March’21

Accordingly, the government, said the sources, decided to waive the penalty for issuing invoices without dynamic QR code from December 1-March 31, 2021, provided that the taxpayers start complying with requirement of QR code

Business with a turnover exceeding Rs 500 crore would have to mandatorily issue B2C invoices with dynamic QR code from April 1, 2021 to avail this penalty waiver.

Karnataka LMS: State govt orders implementation of digital learning in 430 govt colleges

'Karnataka LMS' was launched by Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa in the presence of Deputy Chief Minister C N Ashwath Narayan, who is also in-charge of the Higher Education Department.

UP govt permits local restrictions after evaluating COVID situation

In a statement issued here, he said the administration of a state, district, sub-division or a city cannot impose lockdown outside the containment zone without the prior permission of the Centre.

"However, to control the spread of COVID-19, and after analysing the situation, local restrictions (like night curfew) can be imposed," the statement said.

Home broadband market holds potential for both big, regional players: Report

"However, RJio's recent foray (with tall targets), especially after delivering huge success in the wireless market, has attracted all eyes on the opportunity in the Home Broadband market," it said.

The report further said that the Indian wireline market is currently dominated by the telcos (BSNL, Bharti, and RJio), which account for about 57 per cent of the total market size.

Lahore again tops list of world’s most polluted cities

Out of the 162 brick kilns still operating on the old technology, around 80 were converted to zigzag recently, while work was under way on the others.

Farmers protest impact: Supply of vegetables, fruits from other states impacted

The reduced supply has also pushed retail rates in the markets of the city. The rates of potatoes, tomatoes and onion that were already high, have relatively been less affected, said the wholesalers.

The arrival of vegetables and fruits to Delhi's largest wholesale market at Azadpur has been reduced by half due to the closed borders, said Adil Khan, chairman Agricultural Produce Marketing Committee at Azadpur.

IIT-Madras registers rise in pre-placement offers

As many as 182 PPOs have been made to students in this academic year (as on November 28) as against 170 offers during the entire 2019-20 academic year.

Amazon offers ‘special recognition bonus’ to employees

Clark noted that combined with other holiday pay incentives, in this quarter alone, Amazon is investing over USD 750 million in additional pay for its front-line hourly workforce, on top of its industry-leading pay.

The article points out that Amazon made USD 960 billion in the past decade, but paid just USD 3.4 billion in taxes.

Bank credit growth to remain slower in near term: Report

In October 2020, disbursements under ECLGS scheme were Rs 1.52 lakh crore, which is higher than gross bank credit growth of Rs one lakh crore (in absolute terms from May 2020 to October 2020), it said.

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