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Airport Authority of India announces Standard Operating Procedures’s for flights

The Airports Authority of India (AAI) issued Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for airports as the government announced resumption of domestic flights from May 25. Aarogya Setu mobile application is not mandatory for children below 14 years of age. Other passengers, however, are required to install…

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The rupee depreciated 22 paise to 75.95 against the US dollar

The rupee depreciated 22 paise to 75.95 against the US dollar in opening trade on Tuesday amid strengthening American currency overseas and weak opening in domestic equities.                        LEARNING WITH…

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New FDI rules bar automatic investments by neighbouring countries

The government has amended the Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) policy to discourage opportunistic investment in Indian companies made vulnerable due business disruption and falling stock prices on account of Covid-19 pandemic by neighbouring countries,This comes after China’s central bank recently raised stake in Housing…

To provide clean cooking fuel to poor households in the country, Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojna (PMUY) PMUY was launched by Hon’ble Prime Minister on May 1st, Initial target of providing 5 crore LPG connections in 3 years with budgetary allocation of 8000 Cr. EXTENDED PMUY. Target revised from 5 crore to 8 crore LPG connections by 2020 with additional budgetary allocation of 4800 Cr. Beneficiaries also to include poor households falling under 7 categories.

As Covid-19 relief, people given free LPG cylinder under Ujjwala scheme

The government is distributing cylinders free of cost in the Covid19 lock-down period to the beneficiaries of the centrally-run Ujjwala scheme. The free cooking gas cylinder distribution is part of the special relief measure announced by the Central government under Pradhan Mantri Garib…