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Wednesday, 20 October 2021 | PNS

Kisan Rail Sewa under ECR

Kisan Rail Sewa is a successful result of the joint initiative of Ministry of Railways and Ministry of Agriculture. Kisan Rail is providing fast and cheap transport service to transport agricultural products from one corner of the country to another. This is not only benefiting the farmers, but the consumers are also getting benefitted. Farmers of many states of the country are taking advantage of this facility. This is also a great opportunity for the farmers of Bihar, they can also take advantage of the farmer rail service by sending their agricultural products out. For the farmers / traders, 50 per cent subsidy is being given in the freight payable on the transport of agricultural produce by rail so that more and more farmers / traders can be benefited by transporting their produce to the right market by railways. Presently Kisan rail service is available from Muzaffarpur to Devlali of Sonpur division thrice a week at Danapur and Pt Deen Dayal Upadhyay Junction.


SBPS Students Excel at Acropolis 2021

The students of Sarala Birla Public School, Ranchi performed exceptionally well at Acropolis 2021, a knowledge conclave, organized by Mount Litera Zee School, Amritsar. Amreeta Chatterjee, Shruti Pandey, Nabhya Lal and Rohini Raj of Std. VIII were together declared as the first Runner up for the event ‘The Living Newspaper Exploration’. Whereas Shiksha Mishra and Bhavya Marwah of Std. XI, Aditya Bhardwaj of Std. XII and Mimansa Prasad Std. IX were declared the first Runner up for the event ‘Museum of Living Material Memories’. Besides, Aditya Bhardwaj was also awarded  with an individual prize ‘Special Performance Award’ for the ‘Chhath Puja’ song sung by him.


Jaiswal inaugurates Jewellery shop

Ansh Fashion Jewellery was launched at Khyati The Boutique located in Firayalal Building, in which Maharani Madhuri Devi of Chotanagpur and Jharkhand Pradesh Professionals Congress Committee President Aditya Vikram Jaiswal attended as Chief Guest and Guest of Honour. On the occasion, Jaiswal said that today there has been a change in every field and the fashion industry is not far from this change. There is a lot of craze for fashion in the capital. Now the fashion trade of both is being known instead of Indian or Western. Fashion enhances the lifestyle and personality of the people. Verston type pearls, jewellery and very attractive accessories are available in this jewellery launch.


ASCO holds Webinar on Media Literacy

With the aim of informing latest trends adapted in the media field academically and professionally in the present scenario, Amity School of Communication (ASCO), Amity University of Jharkhand held webinars titled ‘Harnessing the Skills in Communication and Film Making with Experts’ on Monday and ‘Decoding Media Literacy Through Media Dictionary and Learning to Be A Media Influencer’ on Tuesday respectively. The events held today were dealt by Bhavna Pathak, Assistant Professor cum HOD, Department of Mass Communication, Prestige Institute of Management and Research, Indore along with Featured Travel Vlogger Amit Singh. Pathak explained the emerging field of audio-visual media dictionary in English, Hindi and regional languages. She spoke on how media literacy differs from identifying and debunking fake news.


LIC Mutual Fund launches LICMF BAF

LIC Mutual Fund has launched LIC MF Balanced Advantage Fund (LICMF BAF), an open-ended dynamic asset allocation fund, which would invest across equity and debt and money market instruments using several parameters like valuation and earning drivers. The investment strategy for LIC MF Balanced Advantage Fund, essentially a hybrid scheme, would be uniquely driven by the “Fundamental Driven Mathematical Model”. Explaining the dynamics of this model-based unique investment approach for the new fund offer in LIC MF BAF, Dinesh Pangtey, CEO, LIC Mutual Fund Asset Management Ltd said: “Bond yields, in a way, represent the opportunity cost of investing in equities and perception of risk appetite. We at LIC MF would be using this inverse relationship between equity and debt in LICMF BAF for switching from equity to debt and vice versa, based on Fundamental Driven Mathematical Model.”

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