RuPay Cardholders Get Early Access to IPL Tickets


• Ticketing window for Qualifier 1, Eliminators, and Qualifier 2 opens on 14th May at 6 pm • Ticketing window for the Finals opens on 20th May at 6 pm • RuPay is an associate partner for TATA IPL 2024 Mumbai: National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) is pleased to announce a special privilege for RuPay card customers, granting them exclusive early access to purchase tickets for the upcoming Indian Premier League (IPL) play-offs and finals. Starting May 14th at 6 PM, RuPay cardholders will have the opportunity to secure…

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Business News wrap: Trending updates on May 14, 2024

Business News

•Russia 10Y Bond Yield Hits 25-month High •China Current Account Surplus Narrows in Q1 •Canada Building Permits Falls More Than Expected •Turkey 10Y Bond Yield Eases From All-time High •Romania Unexpectedly Leaves Key Rate Steady at 7% •Kyrgyzstan Inflation Rate Steady at 5.2% •Kazakhstan Unemployment Edges Down in Q1 •Kyrgyzstan Producer Inflation Accelerates in April •UK 10-Year Gilt Yield Edges Down Ahead Jobs Report •China 10-Year Yield Muted Amid Stimulus Bond Issuance •Switzerland Consumer Holds Near 8-Month High •Turkey Current Account Gap Narrows in March •Turkish Retail Sales Growth Slows…

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Book fair at Hazratganj and Krishna Nagar Metro station

Krishna Nagar Metro

Lucknow: Lucknow Metro has been organizing book fairs from time to time at the metro stations for the convenience of book lovers. Currently, two book fairs are going on at Hazratganj and Krishna Nagar Metro Stations. • At Hazrtaganj Metro Station, Repertwar has organized a book fair which will run till 20th May 2024. • Another Book Fair at Krishna Nagar Metro station has been organized by Bookland which will run till 26 May 2024. Lucknow Metro has previously organized many book fairs to add value to the passengers’ overall…

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UPMRC recruitment kickstarts on a high


Lucknow: The Uttar Pradesh Metro Rail Corporation (UPMRC) began its recruitment process today where applicants appeared for various posts in Electrical, Public Relations, IT, Accounts and Operations Departments. The UPMRC recruitment examinations are being conducted across 57 centers in 18 cities of Uttar Pradesh including Agra, Aligarh, Ayodhya, Bareily, Basti, Ghaziabad,Gorakhpur, Jhansi, Kanpur, Lucknow, Mathura, Meerut, Moradabad, Muzaffarnagar,Noida, Prayagraj, Sitapur, and Varanasi. This widespread distribution underscores UPMRC’s commitment to accessibility and inclusivity in its recruitment processes. The UPMRC recruitment process spans across three days, comprising a total of nine shifts.…

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Cyber thugs try cop act through Digital Arrests to make fast buck

Digital Arrests

New Delhi: A large number of complaints are being reported on National Cyber Crime Reporting Portal (NCRP) regarding intimidation, blackmail, extortion and “Digital Arrests” by cyber criminals posing as Police Authorities, Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), Narcotics Department, Reserve Bank of India (RBI), Enforcement Directorate and other Law Enforcement Agencies. These fraudsters typically call a potential victim and inform that the victim has sent or is the intended recipient of a parcel, which contains illegal goods, drugs, fake passports or any other contraband item. Sometimes, they also inform that a…

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Maiden India Pavilion at World Hydrogen Summit 2024


Copenhagen: For the first time, India has set up its own pavilion, at the World Hydrogen Summit 2024, being held in Rotterdam, Netherlands, during May 13 – 15, 2024. The India Pavilion, set up by the Ministry of New & Renewable Energy, Government of India, is one of the largest pavilions at the Summit and has been inaugurated by Secretary, Ministry of New and Renewable Energy, Bhupinder S. Bhalla on May 12, 2024. The World Hydrogen Summit is a prestigious event in the global green hydrogen ecosystem. Around 15,000 delegates…

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Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Ltd celebrates 250th Foundation Day

Mazagon Dock

Mumbai: Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Limited (MDL) is celebrating its 250th Foundation Day on May 14, 2024. To mark the day, a series of events were organised in Mumbai, presided over by Defence Secretary Shri Giridhar Aramane. These included the inauguration of adjacent land acquired from Mumbai Port Authority (MPA); launch of a prototype of indigenous midget submarine; commissioning of Solar Electric Hybrid boat & Fuel Cell Electric Ferry; release of MDL’s Commemorative Coin; and a day-long technical seminar. In his address, the Defence Secretary termed the MDL as a precious…

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DoT does not make calls to citizens threatening disconnection


New Delhi: Department of Telecommunications (DoT), Ministry of Communications, has issued an advisory to citizens to not to take fake calls being received by the citizens wherein callers are threatening to disconnect their mobile numbers, or their mobile numbers are being misused in some illegal activities. The DoT had also issued advisory about WhatsApp calls from foreign origin mobile numbers (like +92-xxxxxxxxxx) impersonating government officials and duping the people. Cyber criminals through such calls try to threaten or steal personal information to carry out cyber-crime/financial frauds. The DoT/TRAI does not…

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PM Narendra Modi feels absence of mother

Narendra Modi

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi filed his nomination from Varanasi parliamentary seat for the third time on Tuesday. During this, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and his four proposers were also present with him. After filing nomination, Prime Minister Modi paid emotional tribute to his mother Hiraba. Actually, a video has been shared on the social media platform X with the handle, in which some old memories related to PM Modi and his mother Hiraba have been shown. PM Modi used to take blessings of Mother Hiraba before filing…

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WPI inflation reaches highest level in 13 months


New Delhi: Wholesale inflation data for April was released  on May 14. Inflation based on the wholesale price index (WPI) reached its highest level in 13 months in April. Wholesale inflation increased to 1.26 percent in April. WPI based inflation was 0.79 percent in April 2023 and 0.53 percent in March 2024. Which has crossed one percent and reached 1.26 percent. The Ministry of Commerce and Industry said  that ‘prices of food items, electricity, crude petroleum and natural gas, manufacturing of food products, other manufacturing etc. are going to increase…

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