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MSP Operations during Kharif Marketing Season 2020-21

In the ongoing Kharif Marketing Season (KMS) 2020-21, Government continues to procure Kharif 2020-21 crops at its MSP from farmers as per its existing MSP Schemes.   Paddy procurement for Kharif 2020-21 is continuing smoothly in the procuring States & UTs of Punjab, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh,Telangana, Uttarakhand, Tamil Nadu, Chandigarh, …

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Union Minister of Education virtually inaugurates the National Education Day programme organised by IIT Bombay

Union Minister of Education Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ today virtually inaugurated the National Education Day(RashtriyaShikshaDiwas) programme as the Chief Guest.  The programme was organised by Indian Institute of Technology Bombay to commemorate the birth anniversary of India’s First Education Minister MaulanaAbulKalam Azad.The birth anniversary of MaulanaAbulKalam Azad on 11 November is …

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India reports less than 40K Daily New Cases

India has registered less than 40,000 daily new cases after six days. The number of daily new cases in the last 24 hours is 38,073. For the third day in a row, daily new cases have been sustained below the 50,000 mark. This assumes significance in the context of some countries reporting …

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India gifts 20 horses, 10 mine detection dogs to Bangladesh Army

The event was attended by the senior officers from both sides. These equines and canines were trained by the Remount and Veterinary Corps of Indian Army.  According to a press release issued by the Ministry of Defence, the fully trained military horses and mine detecting dogs were gifted to Bangladesh …

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VHP to raise funds for Ram temple

Jaipur : The Vishva Hindu Parishad will raise money from across the country for the Ram temple being built in Ayodhya. According to a release, the organisation will mobilise financial support through a door-to-door campaign in four lakh villages across the country. VHP working president Alok Kumar held a discussion …

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Bihar vote count likely to end late tonight: EC

New Delhi : Counting of votes for the Bihar assembly elections will take longer than usual and continue till late in the night because of 63 per cent increase in the number of EVMs, the Election Commission said on Monday. Briefing reporters in the national capital as the counting progressed …

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M&M reports 61% fall in Q2 consolidated net profit

Mahindra & Mahindra (M&M) has reported results for second quarter ended September 30, 2020. The company has reported 93.63% fall in its net profit of Rs 77.19 crore for the quarter under review as against net profit of Rs 1212.60 crore for the same quarter in the previous year. However, …

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NDA ahead in more than half of 243 seats of Bihar

Patna : The ruling NDA in Bihar was ahead of its rivals in more than half of the state’s 243 assembly seats, with the BJP appearing set to outperform its senior alliance partner JD(U) headed by Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, according to trends available so far. Tejashwi Yadav’s RJD, projected in …

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Three sectors along LoC in Poonch targeted by Pakistan Army

The Pakistan Army heavily targeted forward posts and hamlets on Tuesday by opening fire and shelling three sectors along the LoC in Poonch districts of Jammu and Kashmir, officials said. “At about 1030 hours, Pakistan Army initiated unprovoked ceasefire violation by firing with small arms & shelling with mortars along …

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NGT bans sale & use of firecrackers in Delhi-NCR region

A bench headed by the tribunal’s chairperson Adarsh Kumar Goel said that the ban will be applicable in cities and towns where the air quality is in poor category.   The NGT, however, allowed the sale of green crackers in cities and towns where air quality is moderate or below …

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PM to address virtual SCO summit chaired by Russian President today

The meeting will be chaired by Russian President Vladimir Putin. Heads of States of all 8 Member States, Russia, China, India, Pakistan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan will be present at the meeting. Heads of State of 4 Observer States of SCO, Iran, Afghanistan, Belarus and Mongolia will also participate. …

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