Farmers’ protest LIVE: SC hearing on farmers’ tractor rally on R-Day today

Farmers’ protest LIVE updates Day 54: The Supreme Court will today hear a plea of the central government, filed though the Delhi Police, seeking an injunction against the proposed tractor march or any other kind of protest by farmers “which seeks to disrupt the gathering and celebrations” of Republic Day on January 26. A …

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MARKETS: Weak start on cards; IRFC IPO opens today; HDFC Bk, DHFL in focus

Among individual stocks, investors would first react to HDFC Bank’s Q3FY21 results, released over the weekend. India’s largest private sector lender HDFC Bank has recorded an 18 per cent rise in net profit at Rs 8,758.3 crore in the December quarter of the current fiscal year (Q3FY21), driven by robust growth in net interest income and …

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IND vs AUS LIVE SCORE 4th Test Day 4: Warner, Harris put up 50 run stand

India vs Australia. Photo: @BCCI In the second innings, Australian cricket team was off to a solid start on Day 4 of fourth and final Test against India as the lead is now over 90 runs at The Gabab, Brisbane today. David Warner and Marcus harris were the overnight batsmen. Check India-Australia series latest news …

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Low turnout for the shot as six states vaccinate 17,000 on Sunday

India vaccinated over 17,000 health care workers in 553 sessions on the second day of the Covid vaccination drive across six states, taking the total number of vaccinations to 224,301. There were more than 400 adverse events following the jab, such as fever, headache and nausea, the health ministry said on Sunday. …

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20 Indian-Americans get key roles in Joe Biden administration

Less than 100 hours ahead of his historic inauguration, US President-elect Joe Biden has either nominated or named at least 20 Indian Americans, including 13 women, to key positions in his administration, a new record in itself for this small ethnic community that constitutes one per cent of the country’s population. As many …

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DATA STORY: After Day 1, India’s vaccination stood at 1.81% of its total Covid tally

India now accounts for 0.83% of all active cases globally (one in every 120 active cases), and 7.49% of all deaths (one in every 13 deaths) TopicsCoronavirus | ICMR | Coronavirus Tests India on Sunday reported a net reduction of 2,207 to take its count of active coronavirus cases to 208,826, the lowest since June 28 and 79.48 …

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Excise duty collection jumps 48% this fiscal on record hike in fuel taxes

While the pandemic pummelled tax collection across the board, excise duty mop-up jumped 48 per cent in the current fiscal on the back of a record increase in taxes on petrol and diesel, that more than made up for the below normal fuel sales. Excise duty collection during April-November 2020, was …

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