Shoppers wearing face masks look for groceries with many empty shelves at a supermarket in Wuhan in central China's Hubei province (Photo: AP)
Shoppers wearing face masks look for groceries with many empty shelves at a supermarket in Wuhan in central China's Hubei province (Photo: AP)

Coronavirus: India 'requests' China to let over 250 Indian students leave Wuhan

  • While majority of the Indian students left for home on Chinese New Year holidays, over 250 students are said to be still in the city and its surrounding areas
  • On Saturday, the city officials have also banned all private transport in the city as part of stepped up measures

Tableau of Goa passes through Rajpath during the full dress rehearsal for the upcoming Republic Day Parade, in New Delhi (Photo: PTI)
Tableau of Goa passes through Rajpath during the full dress rehearsal for the upcoming Republic Day Parade, in New Delhi (Photo: PTI)

India's military might, cultural heritage to be on display at Rajpath on Sunday

  • Brazilian President Jair Messias Bolsonaro will be the chief guest at the 90-minute Republic Day celebrations
  • This is for the first time that the prime minister will pay homage to martyrs at the National War memorial instead of Amar Jawan Jyoti

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Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan at a meeting to review preparedness regarding coronavirus (Photo: @MoHFW_INDIA on Twitter)
Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan at a meeting to review preparedness regarding coronavirus (Photo: @MoHFW_INDIA on Twitter)

11 people under observation for coronavirus, PMO holds high-level meeting

  • Govt formed multidisciplinary central teams that will be sent to the seven states where thermal screening is being done at seven designated airports
  • PMO also reviews various preventive measures taken by ministries like Civil Aviation to deal with coronavirus

President Ram Nath Kovind addresses the nation on the eve of Republic Day 2020, in New Delhi on Saturday (Photo: ANI)
President Ram Nath Kovind addresses the nation on the eve of Republic Day 2020, in New Delhi on Saturday (Photo: ANI)

Youth should remember Gandhiji's principle of Ahimsa: Kovind on Republic Day eve

  • The President emphasised how the union government was focusing its attention on overall development of the country and on strengthening internal security
  • Kovind also expressed hope over how the beginning of the new decade will mark the rise of New India propelled by its youth

Budget 2020: Tax experts also expect more income tax sops on purchase of property
Budget 2020: Tax experts also expect more income tax sops on purchase of property

5 income tax changes expected in this year's budget

  • Tax experts expect some rationalisation as there is a steep jump in tax rate when income exceeds 5 lakh
  • Some tweaking in dividend distribution tax, long term capital gains tax on listed shares are also high on the wish list

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Picture uploaded to social media on 25 January, 2020 by the Central Hospital of Wuhan show medical staff, in Wuhan (Photo: Reuters) ( )
Picture uploaded to social media on 25 January, 2020 by the Central Hospital of Wuhan show medical staff, in Wuhan (Photo: Reuters) ( )

'Nobody can leave': Trapped Wuhan residents stock up as virus toll rises to 41

  • The city of 11 million people at the heart of the viral outbreak has so far infected nearly 1,300 people
  • Authorities extended transport bans to 17 other cities around Wuhan in a gargantuan effort to control the SARS-like virus

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File photo of Prime Minister Narendra Modi paying tribute to former finance minister Arun Jaitley, in New Delhi (Photo: PTI)
Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan meets with senior officers of Health Ministry, ICMR and NCDC during a meeting in Delhi on Saturday (Photo: ANI)
Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan meets with senior officers of Health Ministry, ICMR and NCDC during a meeting in Delhi on Saturday (Photo: ANI)

Seven more people under observation for possible exposure to coronavirus: Govt

  • They have been kept at health facilities in Kerala and their samples have been sent to the ICMR-NIV Pune lab, said Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan
  • Vardhan held a review meeting to analyse the preparedness for prevention and management of nCoV in India

President Ram Nath Kovind addresses the nation on the eve of Republic Day 2020, in New Delhi on Saturday (Photo: ANI)
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Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman, who sought inputs from the public in her first budget, will repeat the exercise this time
Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman, who sought inputs from the public in her first budget, will repeat the exercise this time

Three global risks that could upend finance minister’s Budget calculations

  • While the spike in crude oil prices due to rising tension between the US and Iran was short-lived, the situation remains precarious
  • The Economic Survey 2017-18 had estimated that every $10 per barrel increase in the price of oil reduces economic growth by 0.2-0.3 percentage point

The nationwide death toll has jumped to 41
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India and Brazil have potential to expand bilateral ties further, said Brazilian President Jair Messias Bolsonaro after his talks with PM Narendra Modi in New Delhi (Photo: PTI)
India and Brazil have potential to expand bilateral ties further, said Brazilian President Jair Messias Bolsonaro after his talks with PM Narendra Modi in New Delhi (Photo: PTI)

India and Brazil sign 15 agreements providing for cooperation in range of areas

  • Brazilian President Bolsonaro's visit to India has opened new chapter in bilateral ties between India and Brazil: PM Modi
  • Despite geographical distance, both India and Brazil are together on various global issues as there is convergence in our views, said Modi

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On Friday, on the National Stock Exchange, Jaiprakash Power Ventures stock closed at  ₹1.95
On Friday, on the National Stock Exchange, Jaiprakash Power Ventures stock closed at 1.95

Jaiprakash Power Ventures says to report profit in FY21, company out of NCLT

  • Lenders to Jaiprakash Power Ventures, led by ICICI Bank, have restructured the bulk of the company’s debt into equity or convertible instruments
  • Under the debt restructuring scheme, the company has also converted part of a loan from the JSW Group into equity shares at 10 each

On 1 January, the local administration had restored SMS services in the valley
The reduction in losses was the outcome of a lower interest burden after half of Air India’s debt was transferred to a Special Purpose Vehicle (Photo: Reuters)
The reduction in losses was the outcome of a lower interest burden after half of Air India’s debt was transferred to a Special Purpose Vehicle (Photo: Reuters)

Air India trims losses by 40% in run-up to disinvestment

  • Operational losses in Apr-Dec 2019 stood at 1,045 cr as against 1,960 cr in Apr-Dec 2018
  • Air India, which had a 12.7% share of the domestic market, carried 18.36 million domestic fliers in 2019

An official uses a thermal camera at the arrivals hall. (REUTERS/)
An official uses a thermal camera at the arrivals hall. (REUTERS/)

Coronavirus: 11 people who returned from China under watch in Kerala, Mumbai

  • During the screening at the Mumbai airport, six passengers — three from Pune and another three from Mumbai — underwent further medical examination
  • As over 20,000 passengers returning from mainland China and Hong Kong underwent thermal screenings at the seven international airports

Petrol and diesel prices began 2020 on an inflationary note but since January 12 the rates are on a declining mode. (Mint)
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Structural reforms, fiscal measures may have to be further activated to provide a durable push to demand, says RBI governor Shaktikanta Das (Photo: PTI)
Structural reforms, fiscal measures may have to be further activated to provide a durable push to demand, says RBI governor Shaktikanta Das (Photo: PTI)

Ahead of Budget 2020, Shaktikanta stresses on  need  for  structural  reforms

  • Monetary policy alone cannot do all the heavy lifting to stimulate growth, says RBI governor
  • Das appears to be pointing to widespread expectations that the budget will include tax, reform proposals to stinulate growth

People using 2G mobile internet services after more than 6 months in Kashmir on Saturday (Photo: ANI)
People using 2G mobile internet services after more than 6 months in Kashmir on Saturday (Photo: ANI)

2G mobile internet service snapped in Kashmir hours after restoration

  • The service is likely to be resumed after culmination of Republic Day celebrations on Sunday
  • Mobile internet was restored earlier in the day after being suspended nearly six months ago in the wake of the Centre's decision to revoke Article 370

The death roll has risen from 26 reported on Friday
Currently, there are more than 120 Fastlane-enabled HPCL petrol pumps in Mumbai, Navi Mumbai, Thane and Pune
Currently, there are more than 120 Fastlane-enabled HPCL petrol pumps in Mumbai, Navi Mumbai, Thane and Pune

Petrol pumps get FASTag-like technology to beat queues

  • The RFID sticker will tell the petrol pump boy about how much fuel you want to refill in your car
  • The new technology has been rolled at several HPCL petrol pumps in Mumbai, Pune and will be launched in other cities soon

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Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman could make the announcement when she presents her annual budget for 2020/21 on 1 Feb (Photo: Reuters)
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman could make the announcement when she presents her annual budget for 2020/21 on 1 Feb (Photo: Reuters)

Budget 2020: Govt may increase import duties on more than 50 items

  • Higher customs duties are likely to hit electronics, electrical goods, chemicals and handicrafts
  • The hike would provide a level playing field for local manufacturers who are hit by cheap imports from China, say officials and industry sources

Delhi Metro services on Republic Day 2020.