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Hockey India’s high-performance director David John resigns

Sources told Doordarshan News that the Australian’s has sent his resignation to Hockey India and Sports Authority of India. John’s stint as the High Performance Director was his second term with Hockey India. John, who was employed at a monthly salary of $12,000, cited personal and health issues as reasons …

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Indian markets open for Bangladesh with Duty Free Quota Free Access for 100 % tariff lines except Alcohol and Tobacco: High Commissioner Riva Ganguly Das

Highlighting the growing export from Bangladesh she said that Bangladesh exports registered a significant growth of over 42 percent in the Financial Year 2018-19.  Speaking at a webinar on Connectivity for Growth, Prosperity and Development in Dhaka on Thursday, Riva Ganguly Das said that connectivity has been an important focus …

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India’s COVID-19 caseload crosses 28-lakh mark

New Delhi :  India’s COVID-19 caseload went past 28 lakh with a record single-day spike of 69,652 infections, while the recoveries increased to 20,96,664 on Thursday pushing the recovery rate to 73.91 per cent, according to the Union Health Ministry data. The total cases of coronavirus infections mounted to 28,36,925, …

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India ranks first in number of organic farmers

Sikkim became the first state to become fully organic and other states including Tripura and Uttarakhand have set similar targets. North East India has been traditionally following organic farming and the usage of chemicals in the region is reported to be far less than the rest of the country. The …

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Cabinet approves proposal for leasing out three airports – Jaipur, Guwahati and Thiruvananthapuram – of Airports Authority of India through Public Private Partnership

The Union Cabinetchaired by the Prime Minister, Narendra Modi has approvedthe proposal for leasing out three airports namely Jaipur, Guwahati and Thiruvananthapuram airports of Airports Authority of India (AAI) through Public Private Partnership (PPP). The Union Cabinet accorded its approval for leasing of three AAI airports namely, Jaipur, Guwahati and Thiruvananthapuram …

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India scales another peak: Total recoveries cross 2 million

Fast on the heels of crossing 3 crore cumulative tests, India has recorded another high. Total number of recoveries has crossed 2 million today (20,37,870). Coupled with this is another achievement of highest ever single day recoveries of 60,091 in the last 24 hours. With this high number of COVID-19 patients recovering and being …

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India, China to hold 18th meeting of WMCC on Thursday

Sources said that the joint secretary level meeting will be discussing various aspects of the ongoing strain between the two sides along the LAC. Last such meeting was held on 24th July where the two sides had agreed that early and complete disengagement of the troops along the Line of …

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India negotiating air bubble agreement with 13 more countries

Under a bilateral air bubble pact, airlines of both the countries can operate international flights with certain restrictions. Puri said, air bubbles have also been proposed with neighbouring countries  Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Afghanistan, Nepal and Bhutan. Since July, India has established such bubbles with  the US, the UK, France, Germany, …

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Awards announced for Indo-U.S. Virtual Networks for COVID-19

Eight binational teams consisting of researchers from India and the US have received awards to pursue cutting-edge research in pathogenesis and disease management of COVID-19 through Indo-US virtual networks. The areas of research they will pursue include antiviral coatings, immune modulation, tracking SARS CoV-2 in wastewater, disease detection mechanisms, reverse …

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Exports of agricultural products during March to June 2020 rose by 23.24%

For this, agricultural export is extremely important as besides earning precious foreign exchange for the country, the exports help farmers/producers/exporters to take advantage of wider international market and increase their income. Exports have also resulted in increased production in agriculture sector by increasing area coverage and productivity. As per WTO’s …

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Results of Atal Ranking of Institutions on Innovation Achievements released

ARIIA is an initiative of the Ministry of Education to systematically rank higher education institutions and universities in India on indicators related to Innovation, Startup and Entrepreneurship Development amongst students and faculty.  The Chairman of AICTE, Prof. Anil Sahasrabudhe, highlighted that the world is observing a noteworthy improvement in performance …

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