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Union Minister of State for Railways (ANI)
Union Minister of State for Railways (ANI)

Union Minister of State for Railways Suresh Angadi dies of Covid-19

  • On 11 September, the 65-year-old minister had confirmed that he tested positive for Covid-19 and said that he was doing fine and taking the advice of doctors
  • Angadi is the first Union minister from Narendra Modi's Cabinet and the second parliament member to have succumbed to Covid-19 from Karnataka

PM Modi's virtual meeting, also attended by health ministers of these states, began in the evening (ANI)
PM Modi's virtual meeting, also attended by health ministers of these states, began in the evening (ANI)

Covid-19: Reassess lockdowns of one or two days to contain virus, suggests PM

  • In a virtual meet, Modi also told the CMs of seven states to press on with full strength in opening economic activities while fighting the virus
  • We should enhance focus on effective testing, tracing, treatment, surveillance and clear messaging, PM said during the meeting

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Belonging to China's Fuxing series of bullet trains, the vehicle is capable of speeds up to 350 km/h and that too without anyone on the driver's seat. (Reuters)
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Shortage of skilled workers and parts imports is hampering production. HT (MINT_PRINT)
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Photo: Ramesh Pathania/Mint

Tech Mahindra sells stake in Altiostar to Rakuten for nearly 331 crore

Tech Mahindra has also inked an agreement with Rakuten Mobile, under which the Indian tech firm will be a preferred partner and provide technologies as well as software capabilities to support the development and deployment of mobile networks for global customers of Rakuten Communications Platform

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DHFL raised  ₹24,000 crore through public issue of debt securities during financial year 2007-2019
DHFL raised 24,000 crore through public issue of debt securities during financial year 2007-2019

Sebi restrains 12 DHFL promoters from accessing securities for violating norms

  • The promoters have been restrained from associating themselves as directors or promoters of any listed public company or associating with any intermediary registered with Sebi
  • Sebi said the violations are very grave in nature and the amount involved in the fraudulent transactions is of a very high magnitude

This September 2020 photo provided by Johnson & Johnson shows a single-dose COVID-19 vaccine being developed by the company (AP)
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According to brokerages, shares of both CAMS and Chemcon Speciality Chemicals are likely to get listed on October 1
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Indian airlines will now not be allowed to operate any flights to Saudi Arabia
Gold prices today fell to  ₹49,660 at day's low
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Photo: Mint

The missing middle aggravates India’s jobs conundrum

Any country sees genuine progress when it creates jobs. This happens as small and mid-sized firms grow, and create jobs alongside. India, over the years, has faced the problem of the missing middle. There aren’t enough mid-sized firms operating in the country. Mint explores.

The Motorola E7 Plus will be available in a single variant
Apple online store in India launched today (Apple)
Apple online store in India launched today (Apple)

Apple online store in India gives exchange offers, student discounts, and more

  • With direct customer support, you can get advice, receive guidance, and learn about new products directly from Apple, both in English and Hindi
  • The online store of Apple will also allow trade-in options for its iPhone models. This essentially means that customers can now exchange any smartphone or credit towards a new iPhone available on the site

Chairman of Mahindra Group Anand Mahindra
The new virtual showrooms aim to encourage people to experience a similar buying experience as before
Domestic carriers will be required to give full refund on air tickets booked prior to lockdown for travel up to May 24 on national and international routes
Domestic carriers will be required to give full refund on air tickets booked prior to lockdown for travel up to May 24 on national and international routes

Airline ticket cancellation during COVID-19: Full refund or credit shell?

  • Vistara and AirAsia opposed the levy of interest stating that many of their customers prefer credit shell
  • GoAir pleaded with the apex court that many airlines were on the brink of collapse and might shut down if If the situation doesn't improve

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'Karmo Bhumi' is an initiative of the West Bengal government to collaborate between job seekers and employers.  (PTI)
'Karmo Bhumi' is an initiative of the West Bengal government to collaborate between job seekers and employers. (PTI)

3,000 IT professionals who returned home get jobs under special scheme in Bengal

  • West Bengal government launched 'Karmo Bhumi' initiative as a skill registration platform for those who have returned to West Bengal from other states amid COVID-19
  • Over 37,000 people have registered in the job portal since its launch on June 8

The steps in the works include: transaction cost for investors who redeem their investments from schemes which have become illiquid, a so-called backstop facility to buy the illiquid paper and mandating a minimum amount of investment in highly liquid assets such as g-secs and t-bills
The steps in the works include: transaction cost for investors who redeem their investments from schemes which have become illiquid, a so-called backstop facility to buy the illiquid paper and mandating a minimum amount of investment in highly liquid assets such as g-secs and t-bills

Sebi's reform list to de-stress debt MFs welcome, but raises doubt

  • Sebi's proposed initiatives, especially the setting up of a special purpose clearing corporation for repo in corporate bonds and the setting up of a backstop facility will boost liquidity and deepen corporate bond markets in India, said G Pradeepkumar, CEO, Union AMC

Emergency certificate is a one-way travel document issued to Indians without a valid passport, to facilitate their return home (Photo: AP)
Emergency certificate is a one-way travel document issued to Indians without a valid passport, to facilitate their return home (Photo: AP)

Indian expat to travel home after 20 yrs, gets $204,195 waiver in overstay fines

Mathiazhaagan, who hails from Tamil Nadu, sought help from two social workers in the UAE to return home during the COVID-19 pandemic. The only documents he possessed was his employment visa entry permit and a copy of the last page of his passport

The TCS will be reflected as tax credit in your Form 26AS. So, the amount of TCS can be claimed as credit against tax payable while filing income tax returns. (AP)
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A file photo of Ex Bihar DGP Gupteshwar Pandey. (ANI)
The SC will next hear the airline ticket refund case on 25 September. (Photo: Hindustan Times)
A nurse shows Russia's Sputnik-V vaccine against the coronavirus disease prepared for inoculation in a post-registration trials stage at a clinic in Moscow, Russia (REUTERS)
A nurse shows Russia's Sputnik-V vaccine against the coronavirus disease prepared for inoculation in a post-registration trials stage at a clinic in Moscow, Russia (REUTERS)

FDA's new authorization rules could push Covid vaccine approval beyond 3 Nov

  • Few vaccine developers were expected to have definitive trial results before the US presidential election
  • The trials are designed for people to receive their second shot either 3 or 4 weeks after the first

Jio’s new  ₹399 base plan is priced similar to Vodafone Idea and is 20% cheaper than Airtel’s existing entry level postpaid plan. (Mint)
People push a bus through a waterlogged road after heavy rainfall in Mumbai. (REUTERS)
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