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As the country goes in 21-day coronavirus lockdown, IndiaTvNews.com brings to you breaking news, latest photos and videos from across India and the world on March 27, 2020. HIGHLIGHTS:

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New Delhi Updated on: March 27, 2020 23:28 IST
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Breaking News March 27

As the country goes in 21-day coronavirus lockdown, IndiaTvNews.com brings to you breaking news, latest photos and videos from across India and the world on March 27, 2020. HIGHLIGHTS: 

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  • 11:06 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Coffee Day repays Rs 1,644 cr to lenders after getting sales proceeds of tech park

    Coffee Day Enterprises Ltd (CDEL) has repaid Rs 1,644 crore to its 13 lenders after concluding a deal with Blackstone Group to sell its technology business park, the company said on Friday.

  • 11:01 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Hero MotoCorp extends plant shutdown across country till Apr 14

    Two-wheeler major Hero MotoCorp on Friday said it has extended shutdown at its plants across the country till April 14 in order to comply with government directives to contain the spread of coronavirus pandemic.

     

  • 11:01 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    IDBI Bank withdraws plans to raise Rs 1,000 cr via bonds

    Private sector IDBI Bank on Friday said it has withdrawn its plans to raise Rs 1,000 crore capital through Basel-III compliant bonds.

  • 10:59 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Man shot dead by suspected militants in J&K

    A man was shot dead Friday by suspected militants in Kulgam district of Jammu and Kashmir, police said.

     

  • 9:58 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Organised milk producers face no supply disruption, individual cattle owners in distress

    Organised milk producers of West Bengal on Friday said they are facing no disruption in supplies because of the lockdown, but individual cattle owners
    find themselves in distress situations because of the suspension of train services.

  • 9:26 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    SBI passes on entire 75 bps rate cut to borrowers

    In a major relief for its customers, the State Bank of India (SBI) on Friday said that it would pass on the entire 75 basis point rate cut to its retail borrowers.

  • 9:17 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Reliance Industries' shares worth over Rs 9,145 cr change hands

    In a shareholding rejig at Reliance Industries, Mukesh Dhirubhai Ambani, Nita Mukesh Ambani, Isha M Ambani, Akash M Ambani and Anant Mukesh Ambani along with one of the firm's promoters bought shares worth over Rs 9,145 through open market transactions on Friday.

  • 7:54 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Former Union Minister Beni Prasad Verma dies at 79

    Former Union Minister and member of Samajwadi Party Beni Prasad Verma has passed away at the age of 79.

  • 7:23 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Sebi eases operational procedure for public issue, share acquisition

    Markets regulator Sebi on Friday eased operational procedure for public issuance, including initial share-sale and acquisition of shares under takeover norms, in the wake of coronavirus pandemic.

  • 7:23 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    IAS officer Anupam Mishra suspended for violating instructions to be under home quarantine after his trip abroad: Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan

  • 7:22 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    JP Nadda asks 40,000 BJP workers to help migrant workers stranded amid lockdown

    Amid reports of a large number of migrant workers walking towards their homes hundreds of kilometers away, BJP president JP Nadda on Friday asked over 40,000 party workers to help them out.

  • 6:59 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Exporters urge govt to allow them to operate factories with minimum workforce, seek other measures

    Exporters have demanded a host of steps such as allowing them to operate their factories with minimum workforce, subsidy on interest rates, and extension of incentive schemes in order to deal with the coronavirus crisis.

  • 6:36 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Vistara announces compulsory leave without pay of up to 3 days for senior employees

    Vistara CEO Leslie Thng on Friday announced senior employees will be going on compulsory leave without pay of up to three days as a measure to further reduce the airline's cost amid the coronavirus lockdown.

  • 6:01 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Govt to extend timeline for completion of RE projects due to lockdown

    The government has decided to give more time to renewable energy (RE) projects for completion of work in the wake of the 21-day lockdown to fight COVID-19.

  • 6:01 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Amit Shah speaks to some CMs on exodus of migrant workers

    Union Home Minister Amit Shah has spoken to some of the chief ministers and asked them to look into the issue of mass exodus of migrant workers from different parts of the country after the announcement of 21-day lockdown.

  • 5:47 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    RBI extends deadline for meeting last tranche of capital conservation buffer by 6 months

    In view of hardship faced by outbreak of COVID-19, the Reserve Bank of India on Friday extended the deadline for meeting last tranche of capital conservation buffer (CCB) by another six months.

  • 5:47 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Pak agrees to defer annual meeting of Indus Commissioners: Sources

    Pakistan on Friday agreed to defer the annual meeting between their Indus Commissioners, a request India had made in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak and lockdown, sources said.

  • 5:46 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Rupee pares initial gains, settles 27 paise higher at 74.89 (provisional) against US dollar.

     

  • 5:22 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Niti Aayog hails RBI's move to deal with COVID-19 impact on economy

    Niti Aayog vice-chairman Rajiv Kumar on Friday welcomed steps taken by the RBI to counter the negative impact of the coronavirus pandemic, saying the central bank's decision to cut key policy rates will lower cost of capital.

  • 5:21 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Govt raises Rs 11,500 cr from strategic sale of THDC, NEEPCO to NTPC

    The government has raised Rs 11,500 crore through strategic sale of its stake in two state-owned power companies, THDC and NEEPCO, to NTPC.

  • 4:37 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Andhra Pradesh Cabinet gives nod for ordinance on vote-on-account

    The Andhra Pradesh Cabinet on Friday gave its nod for promulgating an ordinance on the Vote-on-Account to meet the state's ways and means till the
    end of June in the 2020-21 financial year beginning April 1.

     

  • 4:34 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Rajasthan govt raises dearness allowance to 17 pc

     The Rajasthan government on Friday revised higher dearness allowance for its employees to 17 per cent, from the existing 12 per cent.

  • 4:19 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    GDP likely to grow just 2 per cent in 2020-21: Icra

    Despite the Reserve Bank of India's (RBI) massive actions to spur the economy, India's gross domestic product (GDP) is likely to contract by 4.5 per cent in the April-June 2020 quarter and will rise by only 2 per cent in 2020-21 on the coronavirus impact, according to domestic rating agency Icra.

  • 4:18 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Coronavirus: Sebi eases compliance norms for shareholding disclosures

    Markets regulator Sebi on Friday relaxed compliance norms pertaining to shareholding disclosures in the wake of coronavirus pandemic.

    Now, shareholders can disclose information of their consolidated shareholding as on March 31, 2020, to the company and the stock exchanges till June 1, the Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi) said in a circular.

  • 3:38 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Analysts welcome RBI stimulus measures

    Analysts were unanimous in welcoming RBI's rate cuts, forbearance on loans and liquidity easing measures, saying the economy requires stimuli in the present circumstances.

  • 3:26 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Functioning of merged entity of PNB, OBC, UBI to be big challenge during lockdown: Official

    The functioning of the amalgamated entity of three PSBs -- Punjab National Bank, Oriental Bank of Commerce and United Bank of India that comes into being on April 1-- will be a "big challenge" in the wake of the ongoing 21-day nationwide lockdown, an official said on Friday.

  • 3:20 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    SpiceJet ready to operate flights from Delhi/Mumbai to Patna to ease suffering of Bihar's migrant workers, if govt agrees: CMD Ajay Singh

  • 3:19 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Lockdown address on Mar 24 Modi's best in terms of TV ratings

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi's address announcing the 21-day lockdown got more viewership than his previous televised addresses, including the demonetisation speech in 2016, according to BARC India ratings.

  • 3:10 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    RBIs decisions to provide much needed relief to people, businesses: Goyal

    Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal on Friday said decisions of the RBI will provide much needed relief to people and businesses.

  • 12:58 PM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    People in Shillong practice social distancing

  • 12:57 PM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Appeal to Muslims to offer all prayers including Friday prayer from their homes: Jama Masjid

    Shahi Imam of Delhi's Jama Masjid, Syed Ahmed Bukhari said: "Today, the world is facing a tough challenge of Coronavirus. It is the time to take all precautionary measures. I appeal to the Muslims to offer all the prayers including Friday prayer from their homes."

  • 12:08 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Delhi CM Kejriwal addresses media on COVID-19 measures

    Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal on Friday addressed media on COVID-19 measures taken by the government.

    Here are the highlights:  from his press conference:

    • There are a total of 39 Coronavirus positive cases in Delhi today. 29 of them had come from outside and were kept in quarantine and 10 of these are cases of local transmission.
    • Delhi govt prepared to tackle the outbreak.
    • We are feeding over 2 lakh people daily.
    • Five-member doctors' panel, formed to suggest plan to deal with huge number of COVID-19 patients, submitted its report.
    • Delhi govt to serve lunch and dinner to needy people in 325 schools.
    • So far we were providing food to 20,000 people daily, the number will now increase to around 2,00,000 from today.
    • Even if the number will be doubled from tomorrow, we'll be providing food to 4,00,000 people daily. We're distributing food to the centres across Delhi.
  • 10:23 AM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Group of migrant labourers from Rajasthan have started walking to return to their hometown in Dausa

    A group of migrant labourers from Rajasthan's Dausa have started walking to return to their hometown in Dausa. One of them, Ramlal says, "We are daily wage earners. There's no arrangement for food. We used to live in a park. It will take us 3 days to reach Dausa."

     

  • 10:20 AM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Despite regulation by Govt masks and sanitisers are out of stock in the market

    Despite regulation by Govt masks and sanitisers are out of stock in the market. A pharmacist in Nagpur says,"sanitisers are in the market & are being sold at whatever price govt has decided but distributors are not ready to give masks under Rs 13-14."

  • 10:17 AM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Acclaimed painter, sculptor Satish Gujral dies at 94

    Acclaimed painter and sculptor Satish Gujral has passed away. He was 94 years old.

  • 10:17 AM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Repo rate reduced by 75 basis points to 4.4.%

    Repo rate reduced by 75 basis points to 4.4.%. Reverse repo-rate reduced by 90 basis points to 4%: RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das

     

  • 8:51 AM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Free dry ration will be distributed among poor in district, starting with municipalities today in J&K

    Free dry ration will be distributed among poor in district, starting with municipalities today. All chemist shops to open from today. Supply of milk to be allowed only between 8-11 am&4 Groceries shall open on Mar 27 only,between 10 am-4 pm

  • 8:50 AM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Lockdown in West Bengal

  • 8:50 AM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    The Central govt hereby directs that sale by retail of any preparation containing the drug Hydroxychloroquine shall be in accordance with the conditions for sale of drugs specified in Schedule H1 to the Drugs and Cosmetics Rules, 1945: Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

  • 8:49 AM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    NPPA chairman Shubhra Singh writes to all states/UTs' Chief Secys requesting them to instruct Dist Admn to facilitate Pharma companies

    NPPA chairman Shubhra Singh writes to all states/UTs' Chief Secys requesting them to instruct Dist Admn to facilitate Pharma companies and ensure unobstructed movement of raw&packaging material and manpower to accomplish work related to production,packing&distribution during lockdown

     

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