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Uber launches 24/7 service to transport frontline healthcare workers

 Uber launches 24/7 service to transport frontline healthcare workers

New Delhi, March 31 (IANS) To help contain the spread of COVID-19 in India, ride-hailing giant Uber said on Tuesday that it has launched a new service, UberMedic, to transport frontline healthcare workers."Uber is providing a new service, UberMedic, to transport frontline healthcare workers and help...

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Apple may launch iPhone 9 on April 5: Report

 Apple may launch iPhone 9 on April 5: Report

San Francisco, March 31 (IANS) The Cupertino-based tech giant Apple may launch iPhone 9 or iPhone SE 2 on April 5 as the image of its protective case has appeared at online retailer Best Buy in the US.Apple is yet to officially reveal the launch date of the handset.An image shared by a Best Buy empl...

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Salaries for sarkaari babus from Telangana and Maharashtra to be slashed

Salaries for sarkaari babus from Telangana and Maharashtra to be slashed

Mumbai On Tuesday, the Maharashtra government announced that salary for March would be paid in two installments. Salaries for Chief Minister Aditya Thackeray and his cabinet ministers, legislators, cadre officers, officials and other employees in the state are revised.  Legislators and top admi...

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Global cues, oil stocks push markets higher, Sensex gains

Global cues, oil stocks push markets higher, Sensex gains

Mumbai: Positive global cues pushed the key Indian equity indices higher on the last day of the financial year 2019-20.The two key Indian equity markets indices -- S&P BSE Sensex and NSE Nifty50 -- rose over 3.50 per cent on Tuesday.Sector-wise, healthy buying was seen in oil and gas, FMCG and m...

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Adani Transmission circles up second tranche of $90 million

Adani Transmission circles up second tranche of $90 million

Ahmedabad (Gujarat):  Adani Transmission Ltd (ATL) said on Tuesday it has circled up its US private placement transaction of US dollar notes to the eligible international investors.These notes are raised by six wholly-owned subsidiaries of ATL amounting to 400 million dollars. The first tranche...

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Sensex rallies over 1,000 points, BPCL jumps by 14 pc

Sensex rallies over 1,000 points, BPCL jumps by 14 pc

 Mumbai: Equity indices bounced back from yesterday's decline and closed over 3 per cent higher on the last trading day of the financial year 2019-20 (FY 20) tracking gains in global markets.A sizable improvement in Chinese manufacturing data for March supported the market sentiment. Investors,...

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Mallya reiterates offer to return bank dues, seeks Centre's help

Mallya reiterates offer to return bank dues, seeks Centre's help

New Delhi: Fugitive liquor baron Vijay Mallya on Tuesday reiterated his offer to return the money he owed to a consortium of Indian banks, and sought Centres help in view of the nationawide lockdown in India."India is under a lockdown, and we respect it. But the functioning of my companies has stopp...

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Sensex up 1,000 points, Nifty gains 300

Sensex up 1,000 points, Nifty gains 300

New Delhi: Rally continued in the Indian stock market on Tuesday afternoon as the BSE Sensex rose over 1,000 points. The Nifty50 on the National Stock Exchange (NSE) rose 300 points to trade above the 8,500 mark. The gains were in tandem with the rise in Asian markets.At 12. 42 p.m. Sensex was tradi...

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SBI employees pledge Rs 100 crore to PM-CARES Fund

SBI employees pledge Rs 100 crore to PM-CARES Fund

Mumbai: In the fight against COVID-19, nearly 2.56 lakh employees of State Bank of India (SBI) have decided to contribute two days of their salary to the PM CARES Fund.  "With this collective effort and commitment of SBI employees, Rs 100 crore will be donated to the PM-CARES Fund which has bee...

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Swiggy sets up COVID-19 relief fund for its delivery partners

Swiggy sets up COVID-19 relief fund for its delivery partners

New Delhi: Food delivery platform Swiggy on Tuesday said it has set up a relief fund called ‘Swiggy Hunger Savior Covid Relief Fund which will be used towards the safety and welfare of delivery partners and their families.The corpus for the fund will be created by Swiggy with primary contributions f...

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