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4 min read Last Updated : Feb 10 2023 | 10:03 PM IST

Key Events

10:03 PM

'Wash your faces with Dettol': Sitharaman counters Congress' graft charge in Lok Sabha

9:49 PM

Fire breaks out in an aquarium in Vazhuthacaud, Thiruvananthapuram

9:49 PM

Uttar Pradesh Global Investors Summit 2023 in Lucknow:

9:48 PM

Cong constitutes Constitution Amendment Committee in 85th Plenary Session

Congress constitutes the Constitution Amendment Committee, for the 85th Plenary Session of the party, to be held from 24th to 26th February 2023, in Raipur, Chhattisgarh.
 

6:50 PM

Cong member Rajani Patil suspended from Rajya Sabha for current session for recording House Proceedings

6:37 PM

Reliance, Aditya Birla Group, Tata to invest more than Rs 1 lakh crore in UP

India's leading conglomerates Reliance, Aditya Birla Group and Tata on Friday committed to invest more than Rs 1 lakh crore in Uttar Pradesh to expand their businesses in the near future.
 
Reliance Industries will invest Rs 75,000 crore in rolling out 5G mobile telephony services, expanding retail network and setting up renewable energy capacity over the next four years, its Chairman Mukesh Ambani announced at the UP Global Investors Summit here.
 
Similarly, Aditya Birla Group Chairman Kumar Mangalam Birla said his group has committed Rs 25,000 crore investment across its various businesses such as cement, metals, chemicals, financial services and renewable energy in the state.
 
Tata Sons Chairman N Chandrasekaran said group firm Air India SATS will set up an integrated multi-modal cargo hub at the upcoming Jewar airport in partnership with Zurich Airport.

6:37 PM

PM at the inauguration of new campus of Aljamea-tus-Saifiyah in Mumbai

6:36 PM

India of 21st century will have to improve its public transport system rapidly: PM Modi

5:46 PM

Parliament viral video row: Rajya Sabha Chairman addresses the issue

"In the public domain yesterday, on Twitter, there was the dissemination of a video relating to proceedings of this House. I took a severe view of it and did all that was required. As a matter of principle and to keep the sanctity of Parliament, no outside agency's involvement could be sought," said Jagdeep Dhankar RS Chairman
 

5:37 PM

Industrial output rises 4.3% in December 2022: Govt data

India's industrial production rose by 4.3 per cent in December, according to official data released on Friday. Factory output measured in terms of the Index of Industrial Production (IIP) grew by 1 per cent in December 2021. The data released by the National Statistical Office (NSO) showed that the manufacturing sector's output grew by 2.6 per cent in December 2022. Mining output rose by 9.8 per cent and power generation increased by 10.4 per cent during the month under review.

4:29 PM

FM Sitharaman talks about total resources transferred to states in the Parliament Budget Session

"Total resources being transferred to states, that is, Central share from taxes and releases under centrally sponsored schemes put together is estimated to be at Rs 17.98 trillion. This is higher by Rs 1.55 trillion compared to last year," said FM Nirmala Sitharaman.

4:28 PM

Parliament Budget Session: PM-KISAN beneficiaries

Every eligible beneficiary of PM-KISAN will continue to get benefit of Rs 6,000/year, said FM Sitharaman in the House.
 

2:57 PM

If India is a bright spot for world, UP is driving growth of country: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday asserted that if India is a bright spot for the world, then it is Uttar Pradesh which is driving the country's growth.

"Today UP has become a hope. If India is a bright spot for the world, then it is UP, which is driving the growth of India.

"Within 5-6 years, UP has established a new identity for itself. Now, UP is being identified by good governance. Now, UP is being identified by better law and order, peace and stability. Now, wealth creators here will get new opportunities," Modi said after inaugurating the "Uttar Pradesh Global Investors Summit, 2023".

2:47 PM

Delhi HC allows listing of police plea, challenging Sharjeel Imam discharge order

The Delhi High Court Friday allowed urgent listing of a plea by the city police challenging a trial court's order discharging 11 people, including student activists Sharjeel Imam and Asif Iqbal Tanha, in the 2019 Jamia Nagar violence case.

The plea was mentioned by Solicitor General Tushar Mehta before a bench of Chief Justice Satish Chandra Sharma and Justice Subramonium Prasad which allowed it to be listed for hearing on February 13.

The law officer said the court registry has raised certain objections in the petition.

2:06 PM

Over 4,900 new MNCs have come up opening new avenues and job opportunities in India: Govt

Around 1,333 multi-national companies (MNCs) have shut down in the country but more than 4,900 new ones have come up opening new avenues and job opportunities, Parliament was informed on Friday.

Responding during Question Hour in the Rajya Sabha, Minister of State for Commerce and Industry Som Parkash said it is normal to see some MNCs get closed and some new to come up.

A total of 1,333 MNCs have been closed down in the country, out of which 313 were foreign-based and 1,017 were their subsidiaries, he said.

Live news updates: India had dispatched 841 cartons of medicine, protection safety tools, and diagnostics with a weight of 6.19 tonnes have been sent to Turkey and Syria, official sources told ANI.  The National Stock Exchange has removed Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone and Ambuja Cements from the additional surveillance framework. Earlier this month, the exchange had placed three Adani group stocks–Adani Enterprises, Adani Ports, and Ambuja Cements under additional surveillance measures (ASM) to curb excessive volatility.  
Rajya Sabha Chairman Jagdeep Dhankhar on Fridays suspended Congress MP Rajani Patil for the remainder of the Budget Session for filming House proceedings. Dhankhar, who had earlier in the day indicated that action would be taken against those who had filmed a ruckus during Prime Minister Narendra Modi's speech on Thursday, asked leaders of political parties to express their views on the issue. Thereafter, a motion was adopted to suspend Patil for the remainder of the Budget Session, pending a report from the parliamentary privileges committee on the issue. India's foreign exchange reserves dropped by $1.494 billion to reach $575.267 billion as of February 3, snapping a three-week rising trend, RBI data showed on Friday. In the previous reporting week, the overall reserves had jumped by $3.03 billion to $576.76 billion. In October 2021, the country's forex kitty had reached an all-time high of $645 billion. The reserves have been declining as the central bank deploys the kitty to defend the rupee amid pressures caused majorly by global developments. For the week ended February 3, the foreign currency assets, a major component of the reserves, decreased by $1.323 billion to $507.695 billion, according to the Weekly Statistical Supplement released by the RBI. Animal Welfare Board of India (AWBI) on Friday said it has withdrawn the appeal to celebrate February 14 as 'Cow Hug Day' following directions from the government. February 14 is observed as Valentine's Day across the world. "As directed by the competent authority and Ministry of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying, the appeal issued by the Animal Welfare Board of India for celebration of Cow Hug Day on 14th February, 2023 stands withdrawn," the board's Secretary S K Dutta said in a notice. It was for the first time that the AWBI had appealed to cow lovers in the country to celebrate 'Cow Hug Day'. Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman made several key statements while speaking during Budget Session in the Lok Sabha on Friday. Addressing the Parliament, she stated that the new tax regime has been made very attractive to encourage economic growth and boost the confidence of investors. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will throw open the three-day UP Global Investors’ Summit (GIS) 2023, here on Friday. He is also scheduled to address a select group of industry captains on the sidelines of the event. To prepare for the mega event, Lucknow has been given a facelift. The venue, ‘Vrindavan Yojana’ — spread over nearly 70 acres — will become the ground zero for showcasing ‘Brand UP’ to a galaxy of global and domestic industrialists, investors, and economic think-tanks. UP has so far received investment proposals worth Rs 27 trillion from more than 18,000 companies across different sectors, while the government has already signed Memorandums of Understanding (MoUs) with a large number of corporations.
The Supreme Court has agreed to hear on Friday a plea seeking a direction to the Centre to constitute a committee monitored by a retired apex court judge to inquire and investigate into the Hindenburg Research report which has made a slew of allegations against the business conglomerate led by industrialist Gautam Adani. Advocate Vishal Tiwari, who has filed the petition, mentioned the matter for urgent listing before a Bench headed by Chief Justice D Y Chandrachud on Thursday.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the new campus of Aljamea-tus-Saifiyah Arabic Academy at Marol, Mumbai on Friday. Aljamea-tus-Saifiyah is the principal educational institute of the Dawoodi Bohra Community

Topics :Hindenburg ReportNarendra ModiGautam AdaniUPUP investor summitLucknowAdani GroupBBC

First Published: Feb 10 2023 | 7:56 AM IST