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‘Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai’ Actress Mohena Kumari Singh Opens Up About Her COVID-19 Experience
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‘Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai’ Actress Mohena Kumari Singh Opens Up About Her COVID-19 Experience

New Delhi: Popular TV actress Mohena Kumari Singh, who is known for playing for the role of Keerti in ‘Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai’, tested negative for COVID-19 after a month-long battle with the virus. Mohena and her family members had tested positive for Coronavirus in the beginning of June. The talented actress thanked the doctors and health care professionals on the occasion of National Doctor’s Day 2020 in a heartfelt post.Mohena also informed her fans that she tested negative for the virus. She wrote, “We finally tested Negative of coronavirus... after a month! We’d like to thank all the Doctors and Health care professionals for doing the best they could with whatever information was available to the world about this virus, at AIIMS RISHIKESH.”READ Her FULL Pos...
Buyers to pay interest for late payment on GeM portal – Times of India
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Buyers to pay interest for late payment on GeM portal – Times of India

NEW DELHI: The government department and agencies, procuring goods and services from government e-marketplace (GeM) platform, will have to pay one per cent interest on late payments made to vendors, according to the department of expenditure. However, the interest amount will be deposited in an account maintained by GeM. The government has been repeatedly emphasising the need for prompt payment to vendors specially the MSME vendors. For procurement made on (GeM), buyers are mandated to make payments within 10 calendar days after generation (including auto generation) of consignee receipt and acceptance certificate (CRAC) on the GeM. "In order to promote greater discipline and timeliness in payment to vendors, it is decided that whenever a CRAC is auto generated or issued by a buyer and ...
No job cuts but profiles may change: Railways – Times of India
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No job cuts but profiles may change: Railways – Times of India

(Representative image)NEW DELHI: The Railways on Friday said certain job profiles of its employees might change in the coming days but asserted that there will be no job losses, a day after the national transporter issued a letter, asking its general managers to slash 50 per cent vacancies and freeze creation of new posts. In an online briefing, director general (HR) Railway Board, Anand S Khati said the Railways will be "rightsizing and not downsizing". He said due to technological interventions in the national transporter, certain job profiles might change, wherein the personnel will be re-skilled, but there will be no job losses. "We will be rightsizing and not downsizing. Let there be no doubt that the Indian Railways will remain the largest employer in the country. We will move fro...
CONFIRMED: ‘ Ishqbaaaz’ Actress To REPLACE Shikha Singh In ‘Kumkum Bhagya’ As Aaliya
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CONFIRMED: ‘ Ishqbaaaz’ Actress To REPLACE Shikha Singh In ‘Kumkum Bhagya’ As Aaliya

New Delhi: Ekta Kapoor’s ‘Kumkum Bhagya’ has managed to keep the viewers hooked on to their TV sets with its entertaining episodes. The popular daily soap starring Sriti Jha and Shabir Ahluwalia successfully completed 6 long years in April 2020. Ardent fans of the show are quite excited as the actors have started shooting after three months of lockdown. The fresh episodes of ‘Kumkum Bhagya’ will air on Zee TV from July 13. The production house is taking all precautionary measures to ensure the safety of the cast and crew.Also READ| 'Kumkum Bhagya': 'Kasautii Zindagii Kay' Actress To REPLACE Naina Singh?We had earlier informed you that Shikha Singh will bid adieu to the show. The talented actress, who gave birth to a baby girl last month, wants to spend quality time w...
Pakistan: At Least 19 Sikh Pilgrims Killed As Train Rams Bus In Sheikhpura; PM Modi Condoles Deaths
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Pakistan: At Least 19 Sikh Pilgrims Killed As Train Rams Bus In Sheikhpura; PM Modi Condoles Deaths

New Delhi: In a highly tragic incident, at least 19 Sikh people lost their lives on spot while eight others suffered severe injuries after a bus carrying pilgrims collided with a train near Sheikhupura in Pakistan on Friday afternoon. ALSO READ | UP: 8 Cops Killed In Kanpur In A Raid At Gangster Vikas Dubey's House; CM Yogi Directs To Seal BordersAccording to the initial reports from Pakistan media, the bus carry 27 pilgrims from of Sikh community was returning from Peshawar when a Karachi bound Shah Hussain Express rammed into the bus at an unmanned railway crossing near Farooqabad in Sheikhupura district of Punjab province in Pakistan.Meanwhile, Prime Minister Narendra Modi took to Twitter and condoled the deaths of Sikh pilgrims.Pained by the tragic demise of Sikh...
Maximum late fee for delayed filing of GSTR-3B return capped at Rs 500 – Times of India
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Maximum late fee for delayed filing of GSTR-3B return capped at Rs 500 – Times of India

(Representative image)NEW DELHI: The maximum fee for delayed filing of monthly and quarterly sales return and tax payment form GSTR-3B till July 2020 has been capped at Rs 500 per return. "In a major relief to the GST taxpayers, the government has decided to cap the maximum late fee for form GSTR-3B at Rs 500 per return for the tax period July 2017 to July 2020 subject to the condition that such GSTR -3B returns being filed before September 30, 2020," the CBIC said in a statement. The Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (CBIC) has notified that there will be nil late fees if there is no tax liability. In cases where there is any tax liability then a maximum late fee of Rs 500 per return would be applicable to such GSTR-3B returns filed up to September 30, 2020. Source link
Here’s How ‘Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai’ Actress Shivangi Joshi Wished Sister Sheetal On Her Birthday
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Here’s How ‘Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai’ Actress Shivangi Joshi Wished Sister Sheetal On Her Birthday

New Delhi: Popular TV actress Shivangi Joshi has managed to win the hearts of the viewers with her power-packed performance as Naira in Star Plus’ ‘Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai’. The show co-starring Mohsin Khan, which has successfully completed over 3000 episodes, continues to remain a fan favourite. Shivangi’s sizzling chemistry with Mohsin has helped ‘YRKKH’ in grabbing several eyeballs.Also READ: After Karan Singh Grover, THIS Actress To Get REPLACED in Kasautii Shivangi’s younger sister Sheetal Joshi turned a year older on Friday (July 3). The talented actress shared throwback pictures to wish her sister on her birthday on social media. She captioned the photos as, “Happy birthday.”In one of the photos little Shivangi can be seen posing with Sheetal. The adorable ...
Late fee for monthly GST returns capped till July at Rs 500
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Late fee for monthly GST returns capped till July at Rs 500

In big relief to GST taxpayers, the government has capped the maximum late fee for monthly filing of GSTR-3B returns at Rs 500 for the tax period between July 2017 and July 2020, provided taxpayers file the returns before September 30.The Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (CBIC) has already notified that there will be no late fees if there is no tax liability, and, if there is any tax liability then a maximum late fee of Rs 500 per return would be applicable to such GSTR-3B returns filed up to September 30, 2020, it said.Jigar Doshi, founding partner at tax technology firm TMSL, said, “With this, the late fee has been waived completely for returns with ‘no liability’ and capped at Rs 500 for returns ‘with liability’. The only condition for availing this benefit i...
Rupee jumps 44 paise to 74.60 against US dollar in early trade
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Rupee jumps 44 paise to 74.60 against US dollar in early trade

The rupee appreciated 44 paise to 74.60 against the US dollar in early trade on Friday tracking weakness in the greenback and gains in the domestic equity market amid optimism over potential Covid-19 vaccine. Forex traders said investors were bullish on emerging market assets following encouraging vaccine test results. Moreover, positive domestic equities, steady crude oil prices and weak US currency supported the local unit. The rupee opened at 74.60 against the US dollar, registering a jump of 44 paise over its previous close. It had settled at 75.04 against the greenback on Thursday. A potential Covid-19 vaccine indigenously developed by the Ahmedabad-based Zydus Cadila Healthcare Ltd has got the nod from the Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI) for human clinical ...
12 investments in 11 weeks: How Jio Platforms raised Rs 117,588.45 crore
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12 investments in 11 weeks: How Jio Platforms raised Rs 117,588.45 crore

Intel Corp’s investment arm will pay some Rs 1,894.50 crore for a small stake in Reliance Industries Ltd’s digital unit Jio Platforms, in the latest share sales that have helped Mukesh Ambani’s oil-to-retail conglomerate pare its debt.Reliance said in a statement Intel Capital will invest the amount in Jio Platforms at an equity value of Rs 4.91 lakh crore and an enterprise value of Rs 5.16 lakh crore. Its investment will translate into a 0.39% equity stake in Jio Platforms on a fully diluted basis. Intel Capital is among the firms, including Facebook Inc and KKR, that have recently invested in Jio Platforms, taking the total investment amount to Rs 117,588.45 crore.This is the twelfth investment in Jio Platforms within eleven weeks since April 22, 2020.Here’s a list of ot...
‘Office space leasing dipped 36% in Jan-Jun across 7 top cities due to Covid-19’
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‘Office space leasing dipped 36% in Jan-Jun across 7 top cities due to Covid-19’

Gross leasing of office space across seven major cities declined 36 per cent in the first half of this calendar year as corporates deferred plans to expand amid uncertainties over the COVID-19 pandemic, according to realty consultant Colliers. “Office gross absorption across the top-seven cities touched 16.7 million sq feet, a drop of 36 per cent year-on-year, led by coronavirus-induced economic slowdown and slow decision making by occupiers,” Colliers International India said in a statement. Majority of the deals expected to take place in the second quarter of 2020 were pushed to subsequent quarters, or are being reconsidered, it added. According to the data, the office space leasing in Bengaluru dropped 33 per cent in the first half of 2020 to 5.4 million sq feet from th...
Indian shares hit near four-month highs, record surge in virus cases caps gains
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Indian shares hit near four-month highs, record surge in virus cases caps gains

Indian shares traded near four-month highs on Friday, tracking gains in broader Asian markets after robust data from the United States and China bolstered hopes of a global economic rebound, but a record spike in domestic coronavirus cases capped gains. The benchmark indexes rose for a third day, with the Nifty rising 0.39% to 10,592.7 by 0513 GMT and the Sensex by 0.35% to 35,969.38. Both indexes were set for their third straight weekly gain.Total COVID-19 infections in India jumped by a record 20,903 cases to 625,544, including 18,213 deaths, health ministry data https://www.mohfw.gov.in showed on Friday, days after the government eased lockdown rules to revive the economy.“People on the ground have started realising that many people in their first degree of connection a...
Ambani’s Jio adds Intel to backers with $253 million stake sale
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Ambani’s Jio adds Intel to backers with $253 million stake sale

The investment arm of Intel Corp. agreed to pay 18.95 billion rupees ($253 million) for a stake in Jio Platforms Ltd., the telecommunications and digital services business of Reliance Industries Ltd., adding to investments in recent months by top Silicon Valley companies and private equity funds.The deal is for a 0.39% share and gives the business a $65 billion equity value, Reliance said in a statement Friday.Intel Capital joins global names including Facebook Inc., KKR & Co. and Silver Lake Partners in backing billionaire Mukesh Ambani’s bid to transform Reliance into a digital services giant and reduce its dependence on revenue from oil refining and petrochemicals.Read more: Reliance Says It’s Net-Debt Free After $15 Billion Jio Deals“Through this investment, we are...
Oil falls as growing coronavirus cases stoke fuel demand worries
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Oil falls as growing coronavirus cases stoke fuel demand worries

Crude prices fell on Friday as the resurgence of the coronavirus globally and in the United States, the world’s largest oil consumer, dimmed the prospects of fuel demand recovery. Brent crude futures were down 37 cents, or 0.9%, at $42.77 a barrel as of 0042 GMT, and US West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures fell 34 cents, or 0.8%, to $40.31 a barrel. Both benchmarks rose more than 2% on Thursday, buoyed by stronger-than-expected US jobs data and a fall in US crude inventories. For the week, Brent is up 4.3% and WTI is up 5.6%. Increases in the daily cases of the coronavirus, however, globally and in the United States pressured prices. New US Covid-19 cases rose by more than 50,000 on Thursday, setting a record for a third consecutive day, according to a Reuters tally...
Tesla denies reports of firing employees who chose to stay at home
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Tesla denies reports of firing employees who chose to stay at home

Tesla Inc on Thursday denied media reports and said it had not fired employees who chose to stay at home during the coronavirus pandemic over safety concerns at the carmaker’s California factory.The electric carmaker said in a blog post it had waived its attendance policy for several weeks after getting approval to reopen factories and offered employees “a window of time to stay home no questions asked”.The Washington Post reported on Wednesday three Tesla workers were fired after opting to stay home from the Fremont, California, factory.The automaker’s sole U.S. vehicle factory in Fremont reopened in May after a public spat with the local authorities over safety procedures.Tesla’s protective measures meet and exceed county, state and federal guidelines, the company said.N...
Canada’s GDP fell by nearly 12% in April due to Covid-19 lockdown
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Canada’s GDP fell by nearly 12% in April due to Covid-19 lockdown

Canada’s real gross domestic product or GDP witnessed a historic contraction in April, dropping by nearly 12 per cent, due to restrictions imposed to counter the Covid-19 pandemic. But, there are already signs of revival as phased reopening has a positive effect on the economy.Statistics Canada or StatCan stated that real GDP dropped 11.6 per cent in April after a decline of 7.5 per cent in March. April was the first full month during which restrictive measures were in place and the data reflects its impact on the economy. As StatCan noted, “All 20 industrial sectors of the Canadian economy were down, producing the largest monthly decline since the series started in 1961.”Overall, the economy was 18.2 per cent below where it was in February this year, prior to the coronavi...
Covid-19, moratorium hit loan recovery biz
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Covid-19, moratorium hit loan recovery biz

Debt collectors in India have suddenly found themselves jobless, ironically at a time when lenders are grappling with rising cases of overdue loans, as the country’s central bank has offered a temporary reprieve to companies and individuals from making loan repayments because of the coronavirus pandemic.The collection agencies, which solely depend on lenders for recovery assignments, have suddenly seen business dry up.Four agencies Mint spoke to said that their revenues have dropped more than 90% as banks have stopped giving any new business since the lockdown started on March 25. Sanjeeb Manoranjan Saha, the owner of Storm Financial Services, said his company now only has a handful of pending non-performing asset (NPA) cases. Storm Financial Services, based in Thane near ...