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DRDO develops software tool for tracking Covid patients in quarantine

DRDO develops software tool for tracking Covid patients in quarantine

Hyderabad, July 13 (IANS) The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) has developed a software tool for enforcement of quarantine, which will be implemented in partnership with the Telangana Information Technology Association (TITA), an industry body of software professionals.Both the o...

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Finance Minister reviews Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana

Finance Minister reviews Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana

New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday pushed for stringent follow-up action with states, where the subsidy under the Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana (PMFBY) is pending, to ensure payment of all pending claims to farmers at the earliest.During a review meeting...

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CBDT allows one-time relaxation for e-filed ITR verification

CBDT allows one-time relaxation for e-filed ITR verification

New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) The CBDT has extended a one-time relaxation for verification of e-filed tax returns for assessment years 2015-16 to 2019-20.A circular by the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) on Monday said that that a large number of electronically filed ITRs still remain pending with ...

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Franklin Templeton funds received Rs 3,275 cr since closure

Franklin Templeton funds received Rs 3,275 cr since closure

New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) Franklin Templeton India's six shut funds have received Rs 3,275 crore from maturities, pre-payments and coupon payments since the announcement of their winding up in April.In a letter to the investors, Sanjay Sapre, President, Franklin Templeton Asset Management (India), h...

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Yes Bank fraud: ED files supplementary charge sheet

Yes Bank fraud: ED files supplementary charge sheet

Mumbai, July 13 (IANS) Five days after it attached properties worth Rs 2,203 crore in the Yes Bank fraud case, the Enforcement Directorate filed a supplementary charge sheet before a special court in Mumbai, naming 11 other accused in the matter, official sources said on Monday.The over 100 page cha...

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ISIS-linked accounts on Facebook still evading detection: Report

ISIS-linked accounts on Facebook still evading detection: Report

San Francisco, July 13 (IANS) Despite Facebook's efforts to make the platform free of terrorist propaganda, pro-Islamic State (ISIS) accounts have found ways to survive on the platform, says a new report from non-profit Institute for Strategic Dialogue (ISD) released on Monday.In the last two years,...

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Google to fund 1 lakh scholarships, launches career certificates

Google to fund 1 lakh scholarships, launches career certificates

San Francisco, July 13 (IANS) Google on Monday announced a new Google Career Certificates that will help Americans get qualifications in high-paying high-growth job fields — no college degree required.The company said it would fund 100,000 need-based scholarships and consider new career certificates...

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Vodafone Idea moves TDSAT against TRAI's blocking of premium plan

Vodafone Idea moves TDSAT against TRAI's blocking of premium plan

New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) Vodafone Idea has moved the Telecom Disputes Settlement and Appellate Tribunal (TDSAT) against the telecom regulator's directive blocking certain premium plans of Airtel and Vodafone Idea over net neutrality issues, sources said.Citing violation of norms and likely impact o...

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Apple allocates over $400mn of $2.5bn California housing commitment

Apple allocates over $400mn of $2.5bn California housing commitment

San Francisco, July 13 (IANS) Apple on Monday said it will spend more than $400 million toward affordable housing projects and homeowner assistance programmes in California this year, marking a major milestone in the company's multi-year $2.5 billion commitment to combat the housing crisis in the st...

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Milk powder stock at 8,400 tonnes lower than others: Aavin

Milk powder stock at 8,400 tonnes lower than others: Aavin

Chennai, July 13 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Co-operative Milk Producers' Federation (Aavin) has said it avoided incurring losses over milk powder as its stock is far less than other milk and milk product producers in the country.In a statement here on Monday, Aavin said its milk powder stock was only 8,400 t...

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