25 May 2019·
Flash News
Rahul Gandhi’s Offer to Quit as Cong Chief Unanimously Rejected by CWC * Alliance Air to Launch Flight Services from Jharsuguda to Bhubaneswar, Raipur from June 1 * BJD Continues to Rule Heart in Ganjam * Naveen Expresses Gratitude to People for another Opportunity, Urges Them to Come Forward for Building New Odisha * Naveen Receives Congratulatory Messages from Several Key Leaders on His Stellar Victory * Indian Women’s Hockey Team Lose 0-4 to Republic of Korea * Indian Junior Hockey Women’s Team Leave for Cantor Fitzgerald U21 International 4-Nations Tournament in Ireland and Matches against Belarus * Odisha: Naveen Likely to take Oath as CM for Record 5th term On Wednesday * Chandrani Creates History; To Become Youngest Ever Parliamentarian of India * Bhakta Charan Das Quits as Odisha Congress Campaign Committee Chairman * Odisha Governor Accepts Resignation of Naveen Patanik from CMO, New BJD Govt Likely by Monday * Odisha Poll Results: Heavywaights Suffer Defeat in State * Odisha Assembly Poll Results: Dama Suffers Defeat, Son Wins Paradip Seat * Sambit Patra’s Electoral Debut - A Flop Show * Odisha CM Condoles Death of Mountaineer Kalpana Das * Niranjan Patnaik Steps Down as OPCC Chief * ‘Everest Lady of Odisha’ Kalpana Das Dies During Expedition to Mount Everest * Jay Panda Suffers Biggest Electoral Defeat of His Life * Naveen Thanks People for BJD’s Fifth Consecutive Victory * Odisha CM Congratulates Modi for BJP's Win, Says Constructive Relation Would Be Maintained * Naveen’s Confidence on Women Proved Worthwhile * BJD wins Nabarangpur Assembly Seat * Telangana CM KCR Congratulates Naveen Patnaik for BJD’s Victory * PM Modi Congratulates Naveen for Spectacular Victory * Odisha Elections Results 2019: Trends Show BJD Poised for Landslide Victory

Economy

RBI Proposes Mobile App to Assist Visually Challenged Identify Notes

RBI Proposes Mobile App to Assist Visually Challenged Identify Notes

New Delhi: The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) is planning to introduce a mobile application to assist visually impaired persons in identifying Indian currency notes.
Demonetisation Cost India 35 Lakh Jobs

Demonetisation Cost India 35 Lakh Jobs

New Delhi: The much-hyped demonetisation by Prime Minister Modi-led government has cost the country a whopping 35 lakh jobs. The MSME sector of the country has been the primary looser of the govt’s decision to demonetise the high value notes.
Demonetisation Ghost Returns to Hunt Modi: RBI had Warned Govt Against Note Ban, Modi Go-ahead without formal RBI Nod, Reveals RTI

Demonetisation Ghost Returns to Hunt Modi: RBI had Warned Govt Against Note Ban, Modi Go-ahead without formal RBI Nod, Reveals RTI

New Delhi: The ghost of demonization has resurfaced to haunt Modi just ahead of poll. In a stunning Revelation,, it has been revealed that the reserve Bank of India (RBI) board had warned about the short-term negative effect of demonetization on growth and had noted that it would have no material impact on the campaign against black money.
Ahead of Poll RBI Cuts Repo Rate By 25 Basis Points to 6.25%

Ahead of Poll RBI Cuts Repo Rate By 25 Basis Points to 6.25%

In a major decision ahead of poll, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Wednesday in its last bi-monthly Monetary Policy of 2018-19 slashed the Repo Rate by 25 basis points from 6.50 per cent to 6.25 per cent.
Union Budget 2019: No Tax Upto Rs 5 Lakh Income

Union Budget 2019: No Tax Upto Rs 5 Lakh Income

New Delhi: In a major sop to the middle class, the interim Finance Minister Piyush Goyal today exempted up to Rs. 5 lakh from paying income tax
MPs, Activists Write to PM Modi to Strengthen MGNREGA

MPs, Activists Write to PM Modi to Strengthen MGNREGA

Several MPs and activists have written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, urging him to strengthen the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Gurantee Act (MGNREGA), a statement said Friday.
Union Cabinet Gives Nod to Merger  of Vijay, Dena, BoB

Union Cabinet Gives Nod to Merger of Vijay, Dena, BoB

New Delhi: The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has approved the scheme of amalgamation for amalgamating Bank of Baroda, Vijaya Bank and Dena Bank, with Bank of Baroda as the transferee bank and Vijaya Bank and Dena Bank as transferor banks.
Odisha among Top Performing Sates in Startup Ranking

Odisha among Top Performing Sates in Startup Ranking

Bengaluru: Odisha which is considered as the most happening states in the country has figured among the best performing states in Startup ranking 2018.
Infosys Receives Odisha State Energy Conservation Award for Fourth Time

Infosys Receives Odisha State Energy Conservation Award for Fourth Time

The Bhubaneswar Infosys Ltd Development Centre bagged the prestigious Odisha State Energy Conservation Award (OSECA) for the 4th time in a row.
Odisha CM Congratulates Shaktikanta Das on Appointment as Governor of RBI

Odisha CM Congratulates Shaktikanta Das on Appointment as Governor of RBI

Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today congratulated Shaktikanta Das on appointment as Governor of Reserve Bank of India.
OnePlus to launch 5G smartphone next year

OnePlus to launch 5G smartphone next year

Chinese handset maker OnePlus will join the growing roster of handset makers rolling out their 5G smartphones with a flagship device next year, featuring the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 mobile platform.
Distress Selling On Rampant In Maharashtra: Farmer Gets Rs 1,064 For 750 Kg Of Onion; Sends Money to PM Narendra Modi

Distress Selling On Rampant In Maharashtra: Farmer Gets Rs 1,064 For 750 Kg Of Onion; Sends Money to PM Narendra Modi

An onion-grower from Maharashtra who had to sell his produce for little over Rs 1 per kg has sent his earnings to the Prime Minister to mark his protest.
GST Collection Drops to Rs 97,637 Crore in November

GST Collection Drops to Rs 97,637 Crore in November

New Delhi: Goods and Services (GST) collection in November dropped to Rs 97,637 crore, lower than Rs 1 lakh crore collected previous month.
Modi’s Former CEA Terms Demonetisation as Massive, Draconian, Monetary Shock

Modi’s Former CEA Terms Demonetisation as Massive, Draconian, Monetary Shock

In a shocking revelation, former Chief Economic Advisor Arvind Subramanian termed Demonetisation was a massive, draconian, monetary shock that accelerated economic slide to 6.8 per cent in the seven quarters after it against the 8 per cent recorded prior to the note ban.
Flipkart CEO Binny Bansal Steps Down After Allegations of ‘Misconduct’ Surface

Flipkart CEO Binny Bansal Steps Down After Allegations of ‘Misconduct’ Surface

New Delhi: Binny Bansal, Co-founder and CEO of India’s one of the leading e-commerce companies Flipkart has resigned from the company. Bansal has stepped down in the wake of allegations of “serious personal misconduct” against him.
When World Seen Higher growth, Demonetisation and GST Pulled India Down, Says Raghuram Rajan

When World Seen Higher growth, Demonetisation and GST Pulled India Down, Says Raghuram Rajan

In what could be seen as a scratching attack on the Modi government for its controversial demonetization and the Goods and Services Tax (GST) moves, former RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan said on Friday that India’s economy growth was hit hard by the note bans and the GST last year.
Economic Policymaking Should Be Handled With Thought And Care: Manmohan Singh on 2nd Year of Demonitisation

Economic Policymaking Should Be Handled With Thought And Care: Manmohan Singh on 2nd Year of Demonitisation

On the second anniversary of the Modi Sarkar’s demonetisation drive that abolished Rs 500 and 1000 notes overnight on November 8, 2016, former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Thursday made a scathing attack on BJP led Government and said while time heals a lot of wounds, in case of notebandi’, the wounds are only getting more visible.
SBI Posts 69% Drop in Q2 Net Profit

SBI Posts 69% Drop in Q2 Net Profit

New Delhi: The State Bank of India (SBI), the largest public sector lender in India, has posted a 69 per cent decline in consolidated net profit to Rs 576.46 crore in the second quarter ended September 30.
First 5G iPhone to Hit The Stores in 2020: Report

First 5G iPhone to Hit The Stores in 2020: Report

San Francisco: The first 5G iPhone is likely to use an Intel modem, the 8161, and it could hit the stores in 2020, according to a report in the Fast Company.
Facebook Apologises for 'White Supremacy' ad

Facebook Apologises for 'White Supremacy' ad

San Francisco: Social networking giant Facebook has apologised after letting an ad campaign target its users interested in "White genocide conspiracy theory".
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