69 firms allotted land near Jewar airport during pandemic, investments of over Rs 2,300 crore expected
Notwithstanding the COVID-19 outbreak, 69 firms were allotted industrial land near the upcoming Jewar airport between May and July, with officials expecting investments of over Rs 2,300 crore and creation of over 86,000 jobs in the region.
More than one crore passengers were fined for travelling without a ticket in 2019-20, earning the Railways a revenue of Rs 561.73 crore -- a growth of around 6 per cent over 2018-2019, an RTI application has found.
About 100 'benami' assets with links to retired govt officials unearthed after I-T raids in Bhopal: CBDT
The Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) said documents seized during the searches launched at various locations in Bhopal on Thursday indicate that a "huge amount of undiclosed cash" was used to purchase these suspect properties over the last six years.
Sunak, who has been leading the country's economic response to the crisis with a series of measures such as job retention and loan schemes, said the figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) are a “stark reminder” that public finances need to be reined in.
The Nifty 50 ended up 0.53% at 11,371.60, about 0.3% shy of its more than five-month closing high on Wednesday.
In another sign of the sluggish nature of recovery, India’s crude oil imports fell in July to their lowest since March 2010 amid renewed coronavirus lockdowns and refinery maintenance.
Flash euro zone manufacturing and services purchasing managers index (PMI) numbers for August were worse than expected. IHS Markit’s flash Composite Purchasing Managers’ Index, seen as a good gauge of economic health, sank to 51.6 from July’s final reading of 54.9.
Gold possesses all the qualities a conventional investor would look for in an asset. While the gold market has seen a fall in the prices of gold several times, it always makes a strong upturn, even outperforming stocks and bonds over certain stretches.
The coronavirus pandemic?came as a crushing blow to the dreams of millions of middle class people in India and worsened?India’s economic woes since early 2020.?
Facebook's?shares rose 2.4 per cent at closing on Thursday, resulting in a rise of $2.3 billion in Zuckerberg’s net worth.?His net worth currently stands at $102 billion.
Every stock on India’s NSE Nifty 50 index was trading higher on Friday, led by a roughly 0.7% jump each in conglomerate Reliance Industries Ltd and HDFC Bank Ltd.
Crude oil imports last month slumped about 36.4% from a year earlier to 12.34 million tonnes, or 2.92 million barrels per day, data from the Petroleum Planning and Analysis Cell (PPAC) of the Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Gas showed.