Agri export policy OK’d to hike farmers’ income

Agri export policy OK’d to hike farmers’ income

Friday, 07 December 2018 | PNS | New Delhi

In a move to increase the country’s share in global agri trade and double the farmers’ income by 2022, the Union Cabinet on Thursday approved a policy to boost exports of agriculture commodities such as tea, coffee and rice. The agriculture export policy would focus on all aspects of agricultural...

BSF sub-inspector found using laptop outside EVM strongroom

Thursday, 06 December 2018 | PTI | Raipur

A BSF sub-inspector was allegedly found using a laptop computer outside a strongroom housing Electronic Voting Machines in Bemetara district of Chhattisgarh, officials said Wednesday. Vikram Kumar Mehra, belonging to the 175th battalion of the Border Security Force, was removed from duty at the strongroom at Mandi after the Congress raised...

Absconding Bajrang Dal activist surfaces in video

Thursday, 06 December 2018 | PNS | Bulandshahr/Lucknow

A Bajrang Dal leader absconding after mob violence over alleged cow slaughter that killed a police inspector and a youth in Bulandshahr surfaced in a video clip on Wednesday, claiming innocence. The western Uttar Pradesh unit of the right-wing organisation has also claimed that its Bulandshahr convener Yogesh Raj was not involved...

India’s heaviest satellite GSAT-11 launched successfully

Thursday, 06 December 2018 | PNS | Bengaluru

 India's heaviest satellite GSAT-11, that would boost broadband services in the country, was successfully launched by an Arianespace rocket from French Guiana in the early hours of Wednesday, the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) said. Blasting off from the Ariane Launch Complex in Kourou, a French territory located along the northeastern...

Villagers question 4 names in cow slaughter FIR

Thursday, 06 December 2018 | PTI | Bulandshahr

Of the seven people from Naya Bans named in an FIR on cow slaughter related to the mob violence here, two are pre-teens, one does not stay in the village and a fourth was away at a Muslim congregation 40 kilometres away, angry villagers said on Wednesday. The FIR is based...

Soldier attacked on LoC, civilian injured in Pulwama

Thursday, 06 December 2018 | Khursheed Wani | Srinagar

A soldier sustained injuries in north Kashmir’s Uri sector after artillery troops from Pakistan resorted to small arm firing during a ceasefire violation on Wednesday. Security sources said that the ceasefire violation was reported from Kamalkote village along the Line of Control (LoC) in Uri sector of north Kashmir’s Baramulla district,...

Farooq lauds Pak PM’s peace efforts

Thursday, 06 December 2018 | PNS | Srinagar

Fomer Jammu & Kashmir Chief Minister Farooq Abdullah on Wednesday lauded Pakistan premier Imran Khan’s latest peace overtures and urged upon the Government of India to respond positively to find out solutions to the long-pending issues between the two neighbouring countries. Abdullah who represents Srinagar in Lok Sabha while addressing a...

Javadekar predicts political dhamaka in Karnataka, HDK rubbishes claims

Thursday, 06 December 2018 | kesrur vasuki | BENGALURU

A statement made by Union Minister Prakash  Javadekar anticipating a political dhamaka in Karnataka has churned the saffron brigade which has been setting eye on poaching a few MLAs to destabilise the coalition Government of the JD(S) and the Congress in the State. Speculation is rife about luring some MLAs...

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Full support to UP police: Gen Rawat

09 December 2018 | PTI | Sunday Pioneer

Will win at least 140 seats in MP: BJP

09 December 2018 | PNS | Sunday Pioneer

Indian Navy ship seizes arms, ammunition off Somali coast

09 December 2018 | PTI | Sunday Pioneer

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09 December 2018 | PTI | Sunday Pioneer

Yogi trying to derail probe in Bulandshahr violence: Congress

09 December 2018 | PTI | Sunday Pioneer