Arrest of Al Qaeda terrorist leaves Perumbavoor  in shock

Arrest of Al Qaeda terrorist leaves Perumbavoor in shock

Monday, 21 September 2020 | Kumar Chellappan | KOCHI

Perumbavoor in Kerala’s Ernakulam district is yet to get over the shock of hearing the news that an Al Qaeda terrorist has been arrested by the National Investigation Agency from a town suburb in the early hours of Saturday. By the time the town woke up on Saturday morning, Iyakub Biswas...

Mandatory for PG med students to serve in designated district hosps for 3 mths

Monday, 21 September 2020 | PNS | New Delhi

In a move aimed to ensure  trained health human resources across the districts, postgraduate (PG) medical students, from both private and Government medical colleges, will have to compulsorily serve in a designated district hospital (100 bedded or more) for three months. Besides meeting the human resource shortage at the district level,...

Opp blames Govt for lapses in curbing Covid pandemic

Monday, 21 September 2020 | PNS | New Delhi

Lok Sabha on Sunday debated the Covid-19 scenario across the country with the initiator of the debate RSP MP NK Premachandran, ironically, unable to attend as he tested positive on Saturday. Opposition MPs highlighted many lapses in the administration for the past six months to tackle the pandemic and blamed Prime...

Farm reform Bills anti-farmers, says Cong

Monday, 21 September 2020 | PNS | New Delhi

Soon after Union Minister Rajnath Singh briefed the media over the controversial farm Bills, Congress said the legislations, which were passed in Rajya Sabha amid a din, are against the interest of farmers and the day will be remembered as a black day for democracy. The party announced to move a...

Rajnath allays farmers’ fear, says MSP, APMC will continue

Monday, 21 September 2020 | PNS | New Delhi

The Government on Sunday fielded Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, who pitched himself as a ‘farmer’ and showcased his credentials as a former Agriculture Minister, to allay the fears of the farmers over the farm Bills passed by the Parliament. Singh said he wanted to send a clear message to the...

Modi calls passage of farm reform Bills ‘historic’

Monday, 21 September 2020 | PNS | New Delhi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday described the passing of the farm reform Bills by Parliament as “historic” and said it would provide “new opportunities” to farmers to sell their produce on higher prices and “free farmers from middlemen”. Soon after Rajya Sabha passed the two key farm Bills aimed at...

Naidu urge Parliamentarians, public for 'Surakshit Doori'

Naidu urge Parliamentarians, public for 'Surakshit Doori'

Sunday, 20 September 2020 | Pioneer News Service | New Delhi

With rising cases of corona within the Parliamentarians, Rajya Sabha Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu has reiterated his concern for the safety of the public and legislators during the ongoing pandemic.   Urging Members to wear masks, maintain safe distance, good hygiene and boost immunity, Naidu said to maintain a safe distance in...

Govt plans environment-friendly scrapping of vehicles, RS told

Sunday, 20 September 2020 | PNS | New Delhi

The Centre on Saturday said a Cabinet note has been formulated for the vehicle scrapping policy. In reply to a question, Minister of State for Road Transport and Highways (MoRTH) VK Singh informed the Rajya Sabha that the Government has formulated a Cabinet note on creation of an ecosystem for voluntary...

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