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Nexus Malls completes transition of Forum Sujana Malls

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Nexus Malls has completed the transition of the Forum Sujana Malls in Hyderabad into its fold, taking the number of malls in its network to 16 in 12 cities.“The last 18 months have been difficult for everyone across the country. A lot of things have changed during the pandemic – including consumer behaviour, shopping patterns and trends,” Jayen Naik, Senior Vice-President (Operations and Project), Nexus Malls, said…

Mann Ki Baat: PM Modi hails India’s 100-crore vaccination mark

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi hailed the nation’s health workers and volunteers for achieving the 1-billion-vaccine milestone on the 82nd edition of his monthly radio programme ‘Mann Ki Baat’ today. “Namaskar…namaskar a billion times! And I am saying ‘koti-koti namaskar’ also since after crossing the 100 crore vaccine doses, the country is surging ahead with a…

Apple’s talks with Chinese battery makers stall

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Apple Inc’s talks with China’s CATL and BYD over battery supplies for its planned electric vehicle have been mostly stalled after they refused to set up teams and build U.S. plants that would solely cater to the tech giant, three people with knowledge of the discussions said. The firms informed Apple sometime in the past…

Congress’ move to field more women raises the bar for national parties, will inspire women to ask for ‘hissedari’

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Over the past years, many parties such as BJD, TMC and JD(U) have given more tickets to women candidates, but AICC general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra’s announcement to reserve 40% of the party tickets for women for the 2022 UP assembly elections is likely to raise the bar for national parties in gender inclusion, and…

India to achieve 100 crore vaccination target by coming week: Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya

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In the coming week, India will achieve the landmark milestone of 100 Crore vaccine doses, Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya said Saturday during the launch of an audio-visual song on vaccination. According to him, approximately 74 per cent of the people above 18 years have been vaccinated with the first dose.“It is the result of our…

Edutech startup TutorComp to offer online tutoring in UAE

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The Kochi based Edutech startup TutorComp has emerged as the exclusive partner for the UAE government to offer online tutoring in that country. Shery S Kurian, founder of TutorComp said that the company is in the process to on board 192 schools in the UAE to provide online classes through the UAE government agreed platform.…

Centre mulls remedial steps for 50,000 panchayats, 84 reserved MP seats

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SynopsisSpecial resources and focus are set to be centred on 50,000 gram panchayats and 84 reserved parliamentary constituencies, especially areas with high Scheduled Caste population, to address the learning loss issue.Waking up to the problem of serious learning gaps and digital divide that have adversely impacted children from socially and economically disadvantaged groups (SEDGs) revealed…

Government may defer duty on solar gear imports, extend project deadlines

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SynopsisDomestic solar companies allege that Chinese companies are invoking force majeure. China has also imposed power cuts on industries, leading to rise in solar panels’ cost.ReutersLast month, the National Solar Energy Federation of India had sought deferment of the BCD on solar cells and modules by six months, to October 1, 2022.The government is mulling…

Lakhimpur Kheri violence: Minister’s son yet to appear before police

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Union Minister of State for Home Kumar Ajay Mishra’s son Ashish Mishra, who was asked to appear before the police at 10 am on Friday in connection with the Lakhimpur Kheri violence, did not reach the police lines till 10.30 am, sources said. Deputy Inspector General (Headquarters) Upendra Agarwal who is heading the probe team…

UP govt gives permission to Rahul Gandhi, Priyanka Gandhi to visit Lakhimpur Kheri

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The Uttar Pradesh government has given permission to Congress leaders Rahul Gandhi, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra and three others to visit Lakhimpur, a top official said here.Earlier in the day, the State government had denied permission to Rahul Gandhi for the visit, and an official spokesperson had said that no one would be allowed to visit…

Coronavirus in India: 20,799 new cases, 180 deaths reported in last 24 hrs

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On October 04, India logged 20,799 new COVID cases. 180 people died in last 24 hours, taking the death toll to 4,48,997. Active caseload stands at 2,64,458. The total recoveries have climbed to 3,31,21,247 after 26,718 people were discharged from the hospital in the past 24 hours.530views

Inconsequential cyclone ‘Shaheen’ forms off Gujarat coast

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The seas off the West Gujarat coast have witnessed inconsequential cyclone ‘Shaheen’ that materialised on Friday morning from a remnant deep depression from erstwhile Bay of Bengal cyclone ‘Gulab.’ ‘Shaheen’ was located 400 km West-Northwest of Devbhoomi Dwarka (Gujarat); 260 km South-Southwest of Karachi (Pakistan); and 530 km East-Southeast of Chabahar Port (Iran).Severe cyclone likelyIndia…

NCLT allows Valli Arunachalam to withdraw earlier waiver plea

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The National Company Law Tribunal, Chennai, on Wednesday allowed the application filed by Valli Arunachalam (petitioner) and her family to withdraw an earlier waiver petition.The Tribunal, however, made no observations on the second (fresh) waiver application filed by the petitioner, and listed the matter for hearing on October 13. It has kept the application open.To…

Cyclone Live News Updates: Gulab weakens into a Depression, moving west-northwestwards

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LIVE BLOGEconomic Times | 27 Sep, 2021 | 06.57PM ISTKerala on Monday recorded 11,699 fresh COVID-19 cases and 58 deaths, which took the caseload to 46,41,614 and death toll to 24,661. The number of people who recovered from the infection since Sunday was 17,763 which brought the total recoveries to 44,59,193 and the number of…

PM Modi invites US President Biden to visit India

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi has invited US President Joe Biden to visit India, said the Ministry of External Affairs, adding that New Delhi looks forward to the visit of the US leader at the “earliest and mutual convenience”. “PM Modi invited President Joe Biden to visit India. President Biden noted with thanks and appreciation. We…