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The government is working on the next stimulus package to support the economy amid positive signs of a fall in Covid-19 cases, a senior finance ministry official said on Wednesday. The government has received suggestions from various ministries and sectors on needed measures, Tarun Bajaj, economic affairs secretary at the ministry of finance, told a virtual conference.
Going into the business end of this IPL, four teams have established strong claims to make the playoffs. However, none of them can yet breathe easy, as the scenario can change quickly.
Bringing in festive cheer, the Centre on Wednesday approved bonus for central government employees. "Union Cabinet approves productivity linked bonus and non-productivity linked Bonus for 2019-2020," said Union minister Prakash Javadekar.
Though many governments would likely celebrate the end of the most unconventional and at times chaotic US presidency of modern times, others will have reason to miss it. For the leaders of Turkey, North Korea and Israel, the ledger has been almost entirely positive. Trump’s ejection would confront them with immediate challenges.
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Durani starred in two movies - Ek Masoom (1969) and Charitra (1973). But he will definitely be more proud of dismissing Gary Sobers and scoring a Test century besides having a Test match-haul of 10 wickets to his name.
Scientists at Imperial College London plan to deliberately infect volunteers with the coronavirus early next year, launching the world’s first effort to study how vaccinated people respond to being intentionally exposed to the virus and opening up a new, uncertain path to identifying an effective vaccine.
Dwayne Bravo, an integral part of the CSK team for years now, couldn't bowl the final over against Delhi Capitals in a match in Sharjah on October 17. Skipper MS Dhoni was forced to bowl Ravindra Jadeja, who conceded three sixes.
Senior BJP leader Eknath Khadse has quit the party and is all set to join the Sharad Pawar-led NCP on Friday, said Jayant Patil, Maharashtra NCP president and cabinet minister. Patil said Khadse informed him a while ago that he had quit the BJP and would be coming to the NCP fold on Friday. "The entire state has seen the injustice meted out to him in the BJP," said Patil.
Nissan Motor Corp on Wednesday unveiled the all-new Magnite. The India-exclusive B-SUV is expected to turn the tables for the automaker in India. The Nissan Magnite is a progressive B-SUV in the Indian market will directly rival the Kia Sonet and upcoming Renault Kiger.
The Calcutta high court on Wednesday allowed entry of up to 45 people in Puja pandals, easing its previous order declaring the pandals as no-entry zones.
State Bank of India on Wednesday announced concession of up to 25 basis points (bps) on its home loan rates on above Rs 75 lakh, based on their CIBIL score and if they are applying through YONO. The bank is offering a credit score-based concession of up to 20 bps from 10 bps earlier, for a home loan of above Rs 30 lakh to Rs 2 crore across the country, a release said.
In September 2020, 9,266 units of the Sonet were dispatched, making it the leader of the compact SUV segment within 12 days of its price announcement and market launch.
Nissan India will be foraying into B-SUV with the introduction of Magnite. The SUV is particularly developed for India and will be exported to several global markets. Set to be launched during the festive season, Nissan will be unveiling the Magnite today. Stay tuned with TOI Auto:
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Amazon.com Inc on Tuesday told employees whose work can be done from home that they can do so until June next year, extending the timeline on a return to office due to the Covid-19 pandemic.