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Supreme Court panel holds talks with 17 farmer organisations from 11 states over Centre Farm Laws

Newdelhi:29/1/21:A Supreme Court-appointed panel held talks with 17 farmer organisations over Centre’s farm laws. Farmer unions from 11 States and Union Territories participated in the deliberations with the 3-member committee. The organisations from Andhra Pradesh, Gujarat, Jammu and Kashmir, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Odisha, Tamil Nadu, Telangana, Uttarakhand and Uttar Pradesh gave their frank views and detailed suggestions on the ...

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President says our goal of Atmanirbhar Bharat will be strengthened by self reliance in agriculture

New Delhi;29/1/21; The Budget Session of Parliament began today. The session began with the address of President Ram Nath Kovind to the joint sitting of both Houses of Parliament. Addressing the session, the President said, the Constitution gives us the right to freedom of expression but it also expects that we abide by the laws and rules with equal sincerity. ...

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States allowed to borrow more, beyond their eligibity upto 2% Of GSDP

Newdelhi:29/1/21;The Economic Survey highlights that fiscal policy response of the Government has been a combination of demand and supply side policies under the ambit of ‘Aatma Nirbhar Bharat’ to cushion against the pandemic shock, and subsequently fuel the economic recovery. The Union Minister for Finance and Corporate Affairs Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman, tabled the Economic Survey 2020-21 in the Parliament today. The ...

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Improved Monetary Policy Transmission; Repo Rate cut by 115 BPS

Newdelhi:29/1/21:The monetary policy was significantly eased from March 2020 onwards owing to the unprecedented COVID 19 pandemic and remained accommodative in 2020, states the Economic Survey. The Union Minister for Finance and Corporate Affairs, Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman, tabled the Economic Survey 2020-21 in the Parliament today. Monetary policy transmission The Economic Survey observes that the repo rate has been cut by ...

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India’s agricultural sector has shown its resilience amid the adversities of COVID-19 induced lockdowns

Newdelhi:29/1/21; India’s agricultural sector has shown its resilience amid the adversities of COVID-19 induced lockdowns. The Agriculture and Allied activities clocked a growth of 3.4 percent at constant prices during 2020-21(first advance estimate) says the Economic Survey. The Union Minister for Finance & Corporate Affairs, Smt Nirmala Sitharaman presented the Economic Survey 2020-21 in Parliament today. The Economic Survey observes ...

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13th Edition of Aero India international air show, scheduled to be held from February 3 to 5

Newdelhi:29/1/21:During the 13thedition of Aero India international air show, scheduled to be held from February 3 to 5, 2021 at Air Force Station Yelahanka, Bengaluru; Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) will exhibit its latest defence technologies and demonstrate many systems.Organised biennially, Aero India is a platform for aerospace enthusiasts, prospective defence industries, aspirant start-ups and all other stakeholders to ...

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GOVT GEARED UP FOR PROMOTION AND DEVELOPMENT OF SEAWEED CULTIVATION BUSINESS; ROPES IN NCDC &COOPERATIVE SECTOR

Bhubaneswar;29/1/21:An International Webinar on Entrepreneurship Development on ‘Seaweed Business by Cooperatives’ was held on 28 January 2021. It was jointly organized by the Department of Fisheries, Govt. of India, LINAC-NCDC (National Cooperative Development Corporation), Department of Agriculture, Cooperation& Farmers Welfare, Govt. of India, and NEDAC, an International organisation based in Bangkok. Sundeep Kumar Nayak, MD NCDC and Elected Chairman of ...

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Lord Jagannath and his siblings will be adorned with the spectacular ‘Rajarajeswara Besha’

Puri:28/1/21: Lord Jagannath and his siblings will be adorned with the spectacular ‘Rajarajeswara Besha’ also known as ‘Suna Besha’ at Srimandir here on the auspicious occasion of ‘Pausha Purnima’ on Thursday. As per the rituals, the Holy Trinity will be decked up in golden attire after the ‘Chandana Lagi’ ritual. In the morning, Mangala Alati, Mailam, Tadap Lagi, Abakash Niti, ...

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Adivasi Mela has been inaugurated at Unit-1 Adivasi ground in Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar, Jan 28: Adivasi Mela has been inaugurated at Unit-1 Adivasi ground in Bhubaneswar. It displays tribal cult in 90 stalls. However, for the first time, every transaction is going in virtual mode for a precaution covid-19. Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik inaugurated the fair in the eve of Republic Day. Among others, Minister for SC&ST Department Jagannath Sarika, Development Commissioner ...

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Five lakh doses of India made Covishield vaccine to be delivered to Sri Lanka

Newdelhi:28/1/21; India-Sri Lanka bilateral relations will witness a momentous occasion today when a consignment containing 5 lakh doses of COVISHIELD vaccines manufactured by the Serum Institute of India will reach Colombo. This gift of Covid-19 vaccines to Sri Lanka is a part of India’s “Vaccine Maitri” initiative under which India has gifted vaccines to seven other countries in the region. ...

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