Leo Varadkar turns into Deputy PM in historical Irish coalition pact

Leo Varadkar turns into Deputy PM in historical Irish coalition pact

LONDON: Ireland’s Indian-origin Prime Minister, Leo Varadkar, has stepped down to make way for new Irish Prime Minister Micheal Martin as part of a historic coalition deal which will see him return as the PM in over two years’ time. The office of Taoiseach, as the Irish PM is known, is to rotate between Ireland’s…

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India to block Chinese Taipei, Japan’s WTO panel demand in ICT tariff case

India to block Chinese Taipei, Japan’s WTO panel demand in ICT tariff case

NEW DELHI: India will block the requests of Japan and Chinese Taipei for setting up of a dispute settlement panel at the World Trade Organization (WTO) against New Delhi’s customs duties on imports of certain information and communications technology (ICT) products, an official said. The requests of both the countries are scheduled to come up…

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India’s industrial funding transaction volumes shriveled by 94%

India’s industrial funding transaction volumes shriveled by 94%

India’s commercial investment transaction volumes shrunk by 94% in the first five months of 2020, the worst among the Asia-Pacific countries (APAC), according to an analysis by international property consultant Knight Frank. The report said, the commercial investment transaction volumes, which include investment of big funds and HNIs in commercial properties in APAC reduced by…

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Govt snarl to corporations for stocking up 2 months’ LPG provide in Kashmir sparks speculations

Govt snarl to corporations for stocking up 2 months’ LPG provide in Kashmir sparks speculations

SRINAGAR: A government order asking oil marketing companies to stock up two months’ supply of LPG cylinders in Kashmir Valley has sparked speculations, especially in the wake of the LAC face-off, with NC leader Omar Abdullah questioning the need for such a move. According to the June 27 order issued by the director of the…

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CIC dismisses 141 RTI pleas filed by one person against Delhi LG place of job on ground of ‘irrelevance’

CIC dismisses 141 RTI pleas filed by one person against Delhi LG place of job on ground of ‘irrelevance’

NEW DELHI: The Central Information Commission has dismissed in one go 141 petitions filed by an RTI applicant against the Delhi Lt Governor’s office, calling it a misuse of the transparency law to inundate the office with pleas seeking information unrelated to it. Warning the applicant, Information Commissioner Y K Sinha said in case such…

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Boris Johnson planning to construct UK on weight problems-busting food regimen: Story

Boris Johnson planning to construct UK on weight problems-busting food regimen: Story

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson is drawing up plans to put the country on a diet as part of a wider strategy to counter obesity, seen as a major risk factor in those impacted by coronavirus. Johnson, 56, who is on a slimming regime himself, is expected to outline plans by next month to increase…

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KCR to pitch for Bharat Ratna for PV Narasimha Rao

KCR to pitch for Bharat Ratna for PV Narasimha Rao

National Our Bureau Hyderabad | Updated on June 28, 2020 Published on June 28, 2020 Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao on Sunday said the State Cabinet and Assembly will move a resolution demanding Bharat Ratna posthumously for former Prime Minister PV Narasimha Rao.The Chief Minister said he will lead a delegation to Prime Minister…

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Realty companies pays GST on shortfall in enter procurement from sellers by June 30

Realty companies pays GST on shortfall in enter procurement from sellers by June 30

Real Estate PTI New Delhi | Updated on June 28, 2020 Published on June 28, 2020 Real estate companies that opted for lower Goods and Services Tax (GST) rates of 1 per cent and 5 per cent from April 1, 2019, but could not procure 80 per cent of the total supplies from registered dealers,…

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Covid-19 vaccine candidate displays promising leads to human trials, says Chinese firm

Covid-19 vaccine candidate displays promising leads to human trials, says Chinese firm

World Hemani Sheth Mumbai | Updated on June 28, 2020 Published on June 28, 2020 China National Biotec Group (CNBG) said on Sunday that early human trials of its second Covid-19 vaccine candidate has shown promising results suggesting that it could be safe and effective, Reuters reported.CNBG, an affiliate of the state-owned China National Pharmaceutical…

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World Financial institution’s STARS to enhance college training in six States

World Financial institution’s STARS to enhance college training in six States

The World Bank on Sunday announced the approval of project ‘Strengthening Teaching-Learning and Results for States Program (STARS)’ for India.The approval includes an assistance of $500 million (around ₹3,700 crore). The project aims to improve the quality and governance of school education in six States. Around 25 crore students (between the age of 6 and…

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