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Paytm News Updates Live: Vijay Shekhar Sharma reappointed Paytm MD & CEO; 99.67% shareholders vote in his… – Economic Times

Paytm News Updates: Vijay Shekhar Sharma has been reappointed as Paytm Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer as 99.67 per cent of shareholders voted in favour of him.

One97 Communications Limited (OCL) which owns the brand Paytm, India’s leading digital payments and financial services company and the pioneer of QR and mobile payments, recently held its 22nd Annual General Meeting (AGM) the first as a public listed company.

The company’s shareholders have voted with a 99.67 per cent majority in favour of Vijay Shekhar Sharma’s reappointment as the Managing Director for five more years, designated as “Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer” of the company.

Earlier in May 2022, OCL’s Board of Directors approved the reappointment of Sharma as Managing Director.

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RSS is working to awaken and unify society so that India can emerge as model society for entire world

– Mohan Bhagwat

Vijay Shekhar Sharma reappointed as MD & CEO of Paytm in shareholder meeting

Chembur police station had summoned actor Ranveer Singh asking him to appear tomorrow. The actor has sought 2 weeks time to appear, now fresh summons will be sent by Chembur police after fixing a new date: Mumbai Police

Shrikant Tyagi should get punishment for whatever he has done but it’s not right the way his family faced problems. Tyagi community has always voted for us. So if there is anything, we’ll sit & talk with them: Union Minister Sanjiv Balyan on Mahapanchyat by Tyagi community

Delhi: Rain lashes parts of the city; brings down temperature

Farmers to hold protest at Jantar Mantar, Delhi Police tightens security

We’ve always spoken of our rights but time has come to talk about our duties. You take from society via infrastructure, libraries created, you must return it back: BJP National President JP Nadda

Japan PM Kishida infected with COVID, recuperating – govt

Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida has been infected with COVID-19 and is recuperating at his official residence, his office said on Sunday. Kishida, just returned from week-long vacation, was due to restart work on Monday.

Low-lying areas of Jamshedpur inundated after Odisha dam opens gates

Four more ships leave Ukraine, Turkey’s defence ministry says

Four more ships carrying foodstuffs have left Ukraine’s ports, Turkey’s Defence Ministry said on Sunday, bringing the total number of vessels to leave Ukraine’s Black Sea ports under a U.N.-brokered grain export deal to 31.

J&K: An intruder was shot at and got injured when he was trying to come near LOC in the Naushera Sector of Rajouri

More details awaited: Army Officials

Congress leader Anand Sharma quits Himachal party post

Senior Congress leader Anand Sharma has resigned as the Chairman of the party’s steering committee for Himachal Pradesh elections. In a letter to Sonia Gandhi, he is learned to have submitted his resignation by pointing out that he has not been called in the poll-related meetings convened so far.

Farmers’ protest at Jantar Mantar tomorrow

Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal is “kingpin” of excise policy scam: Delhi BJP chief Adesh Gupta

‘No plan to import wheat into India’

There is no plan to import wheat into India. The country has sufficient stocks to meet our domestic requirements and Food Corporation of India has enough stock for public distribution: Department of Food & Public Distribution, Government of India

Ex-Pitch Black 2022

Kejriwal model has failed in Delhi: Anurag Thakur

Corruption has reached its peak. The taking back of excise policy in Delhi after CBI’s raid proves corruption has happened… Kingpin Arvind Kejriwal will have to answer for this: Union Min Anurag Thakur

Sources: Look Out Circular against Sisodia “likely to be issued soon, in the process”

CBI Sources now clarify, say, Look Out Circular against Manish Sisodia and others, accused in the Delhi excise policy case “likely to be issued soon, in the process”, reports ANI

Freebies are never ‘free’; subsidies that distort prices are harmful

– RBI Monetary Policy Committee Member Ashima Goyal

When governments offer free schemes, they should also make the financial trade-offs clear to voters

– RBI MPC member Ashima Goyal

India’s economic growth sustaining despite continuing global shocks, interest rate hikes

– RBI MPC member Ashima Goyal

Formation of Mahagathbandhan govt in Bihar welcome development, ‘positive sign’; hope this is followed in other states also

– Meira Kumar

Caste system an ‘illness’; atrocities related to caste often lead to ‘crippling of the soul’: Meira Kumar to PTI

Need to eradicate caste system, adopt ‘zero tolerance’ for prejudice: Cong’s Meira Kumar amid outrage over Dalit boy’s death in Rajasthan

Himachal: 322 roads still closed and electricity supply is disrupted at 832 places

Water supply schemes were disrupted at 86 places due to rain, landslides and floods yesterday: Himachal Pradesh Disaster Management Authority

China plans cloud seeding to protect grain crop amid drought

China says it will try to protect its grain harvest from record-setting drought by using chemicals to generate rain, while factories in the southwest waited Sunday to see whether they would be shut down for another week due to shortages of water to generate hydropower.

Sri Lanka’s main Opposition party demands ex-president Rajapaksa must be tried for ‘misusing funds’

Sri Lanka’s former president Gotabaya Rajapaksa has the right to return to the country, but he must be tried for allegations of misuse of funds since he does not enjoy legal immunity, main Opposition party Samagi Jana Balawegaya has said. Rajapaksa, 73, fled the country and resigned last month in the face of a popular uprising against his government for mismanaging the island nation’s economy.

Two suspected terrorists arrested

Two suspected terrorists linked with Al-Qaeda Indian Subcontinent (AQIS) and Ansarullah Bangla Team (ABT) were arrested by police in Goalpara district last night: Assam Police

Many houses, roads, and bridges are damaged & many people are injured and missing. Our priority is to make sure medical aid reaches the injured persons; search & rescue operations are underway. We working on war-footing to restore road connectivity

– Uttarakhand CM Pushkar S Dhami

Dawood Ibrahim’s brother admitted to JJ hospital

Dawood Ibrahim’s brother Iqbal Kaskar was admitted to JJ hospital in Mumbai after he complained of chest ache last night: JJ Hospital

Punjab expects cotton production of 8 lakh bales this season

Punjab is expecting a cotton output of around 8 lakh bales in the current Kharif season due to lower acreage and damage to the crop due to rains. The cotton output had dropped sharply to 6.45 lakh bales in the last 2021-22 season due to the pink bollworm insect attack against more than 10 lakh bales in the previous year.

FPIs pump in Rs 44,500 cr into Indian equities in three weeks of Aug

After turning net buyers last month, foreign investors have shown tremendous enthusiasm for Indian equities and have infused close to Rs 44,500 crore in August so far amid softening of inflation in US and falling dollar index. This was way higher than a net investment of nearly Rs 5,000 crore by Foreign Portfolio Investors (FPIs) in entire July, data with depositories showed.

Arvind Kejriwal reacts to the Look Out Circular (LOC) issued against Manish Sisodia by CBI

It’s unfortunate that PM keeps thinking against whom should a CBI ‘Look Out Circular’ be issued today. Today, the country is looking for a leader who can give solutions to inflation, unemployment. The public will give a ‘look out notice’ to them in 2024

– Delhi Dy CM Manish Sisodia

2 Russians, 1 Ukrainian arrested as alleged spies in Albania

Two Russians and a Ukrainian were arrested for alleged espionage at a military plant in southern Albania, the Albanian Defense Ministry said late Saturday. The Russian man identified only as M.Z., 24, was detained after entering the plant’s grounds in Gramsh, 80 kilometers south of the capital, Tirana, and taking photos, the ministry said in a statement.

Manish Sisodia reacts to the Look Out Circular (LOC) issued against him by CBI

278 new COVID-19 infections in Thane; active cases cross 1,900 mark

As many as 278 new cases of coronavirus have been detected in Maharashtra’s Thane district, taking its infection tally to 7,38,453, a health official said on Sunday. With the addition of the latest numbers on Saturday, the district currently has 1,905 active COVID-19 cases, he said.

Indonesia announces its first case of monkeypox

A man in Indonesia has tested positive for monkeypox, making him the country’s first confirmed case of the disease, authorities said late Saturday. The 27-year-old who lives in the capital, Jakarta, had returned from an overseas trip on Aug. 8, Health Ministry spokesperson Mohammad Syahril said in a news conference.

India reports 11,539 new COVID19 cases today

Active caseload at 99,879

Ex Lok Sabha member Haribhau Rathod set to join AAP

Former Lok Sabha member and prominent OBC leader Haribhau Rathod is all set to join the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Sunday. Rathod, who was the Lok Sabha member of the BJP from Yavatmal in Maharashtra, told PTI that he would join the AAP on Sunday in the presence of the party’s National Convener and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal.

Lookout notice issued against Manish Sisodia after CBI raid, ban on leaving the country

CBI issues Look Out Circular (LOC) against all accused including Delhi Dy CM, Manish Sisodia, named in the Delhi Excise Policy scam: Sources

To ensure uniform implementation, Centre to rename National Food Security Act

Aiming to maintain uniformity in the quantity of foodgrains and the price at which they are distributed across the country under the provisions of the National Food Security Act (NFSA) 2013, the Centre is learned to be contemplating a change in the nomenclature of the legislation to Pradhan Mantri Rashtriya Khadya Suraksha Yojana.

Japan considers deploying long-range missiles to counter China: Report

Japan is considering the deployment of 1,000 long-range cruise missiles to boost its counterattack capability against China, the Yomiuri newspaper reported on Sunday. The missiles would be existing arms modified to extend their range from 100 km (62 miles) to 1,000 km, the daily said, citing government sources.

36 killed, 145 injured in rain spells across Pakistan in 24 hrs

At least 36 people were killed and 145 others injured in heavy monsoon rain-triggered flash floods and other rain-related incidents during the last 24 hours in Pakistan, the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) said.

Manipur observes its 31st Manipuri language day

Pakistan’s regulatory authority bans live broadcast of Imran Khan’s speech

Pakistan’s media regulatory authority has banned the broadcasting of live speeches of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan for threatening an Islamabad police official and a female magistrate during an address in Islamabad. The Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) said that Imran’s recorded speech would only be permitted to be aired after an effective delay mechanism to ensure effective monitoring and editorial control.

China reports 2,310 new COVID cases

Mainland China reported 2,310 new coronavirus cases for Aug. 20 of which 602 were symptomatic and 1,708 were asymptomatic, the National Health Commission said on Sunday. That was up from 2,354 new cases a day earlier – 639 symptomatic and 1,715 asymptomatic infections, which China counts separately.

Amit Shah to address mega public rally in Telangana today

Union Home Minister Amit Shah will address a public meeting in Telangana’s Munugode today. Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) national general secretary Tarun Chugh said, “We are working hard to bring all the safety and security in the state. Amit Shah will address a rally in Munugodu ahead of bypoll elections. There will be big joinings. We will definitely win there.”

After nearly 15 years, Assam oil field resumes operations

After almost 15 years, state-owned Oil India Limited’s (OIL) Khagorijan oil field in eastern Assam’s Dibrugarh started operation on Saturday. Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma attended the ceremonial function of resumption of Khagorijan oil field of OIL at Rohmoria, operations of which were suspended since November 2007 due to administrative and environmental issues.

India hands over 6 cranes to Chabahar Port to expand trade in region

Indian Minister of Ports, Shipping & Waterways and Ayush, Sarbananda Sonowal paid a visit to the Shahid Behestti port at Chabahar in Iran on Saturday to hand over six mobile harbour cranes to Indian Ports Global Chabahar Free Trade Zone (IPGCFTZ) at the port.

Vaishno Devi Yatra to resume today after temporary suspension due to inclement weather

The movement of pilgrims to Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine in Katra town in the Reasi district of Jammu and Kashmir will resume on Sunday morning after a temporary suspension due to inclement weather conditions on Saturday. The yatra was suspended since Saturday evening.

China renews red alert for high temperatures

Amid the sweltering heatwaves in several regions across the country, China’s national observatory on Saturday renewed a red alert for high temperatures, the most severe warning in its four-tier warning system.

Flood fear looms over northern Odisha; alert issued in two districts

The Odisha government on Saturday night put on alert the administrations of Mayurbhanj and Balasore amid possibility of a major flood in the two districts as river Subarnarekha keeps swelling due to heavy rain and subsequent water release from Jharkhand’s Galudih barrage.

School enrolment rate has increased by 14.5 per cent in last 2 years: J-K L-G Sinha

Student enrolment in government schools in Jammu and Kashmir was steadily declining before 2019, but in the last two years, it has increased by 14.5 per cent, Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha said on Saturday.

J-K: LG Sinha thanks citizens, stakeholders for successful Amarnath Yatra

Jammu and Kashmir Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha on Saturday said 1.3 crore citizens of the Union territory wholeheartedly participated in the recently concluded Amarnath Yatra and set a new benchmark for its rich cultural tradition.

Russians down Ukrainian drones in Crimea as war broadens

Russian authorities reported shooting down Ukrainian drones on Saturday in Crimea, while Ukrainian officials said Russian forces pressed ahead with efforts to seize one of the few cities in eastern Ukraine not already under their control. The Russian military also kept up its strikes in Ukraine’s north and south. In Crimea, which Russia annexed from Ukraine in 2014, Russian authorities said local air defenses shot down a drone above the headquarters of the Russian Black Sea Fleet in Sevastopol. It was the second drone incident at the headquarters in three weeks and followed explosions at a Russian airfield and ammunition depot on the peninsula this month.