Daily Archives: February 9, 2021

Orientation prog for PRI members held

KHONSA, 8 Feb: An orientation programme was held for the zilla parishad members (ZPM) and gram panchayat chairpersons (GPCs) of Tirap district at the...

Don’t play with nature

The Himalayan state of Uttarakhand was once again hit by natural disaster on Sunday, bringing back the painful memories of 2013 when the state...

Debt stalks growth

Budget & DevelopmentBy Shivaji Sarkar The Union Budget 2021-22 is being viewed as a document to consolidate, spend and revive on the one hand and...

MoD signs contract with BEL for procuring of ship-borne software-defined radio system

New Delhi, Feb 8 (PTI) The defence ministry on Monday signed a contract with Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL) to procure a software-defined radio tactical...

DRDO signs MoU with IISc to establish centre for excellence for advanced research

New Delhi, Feb 8 (PTI) The DRDO Monday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Indian Institute of Science (IISc) to establish a centre...

Indo-US Joint Military Exercise Begins In Rajasthan

Bikaner, Feb 8 (PTI): The 16th edition of the Indo-US joint military training exercise ''Yudh Abhyas'' commenced at the Mahajan Field Firing Ranges in...

Toll climbs to 10 in Uttarakhand glacier burst, 143 still missing

Dehradun, Feb 8 (PTI) IAF teams left for the avalanche-hit areas of Uttarakhand's Chamoli district early on Monday to ramp up relief efforts, while...

Securities forces have restricted Pakistan’s acts to borders only: Rajnath Singh

New Delhi, Feb 8 (PTI) Indian security forces have not only restricted Pakistan's nefarious acts to the borders only but are also giving a...

Scientists leave for Joshimath for surveillance, reconnaissance after glacier burst

New Delhi, Feb 8 (PTI) A team of scientists, flown to Dehradun after the glacier burst in Uttarakhand, left for Joshimath area on Monday...

ICAR has taken steps to promote sustainable farming practices through use of technology: Council...

Bengaluru, Feb 8 (PTI) The Indian Council of Agricultural Research has developed 51 organic cropping systems suitable for adoption in 12 States, ICAR Director-General...

India achieves 60 lakh COVID-19 vaccinations in 24 days, fastest in world: Health ministry

New Delhi, Feb 8 (PTI) The total number of people who have received anti-coronavirus vaccine shots till Monday evening has crossed 60 lakh, the...

Schools in Nagaland reopen for students of Class 6 to 12

Kohima, Feb 8 (PTI) Schools in Nagaland which were closed since March last year due to COVID-19 pandemic reopened on Monday for students of...

NCC DG emphasises need to set up NCC training academy in Meghalaya

Shillong, Feb 8 (PTI) National Cadet Corps Director General Lt Gen T K Aich on Monday emphasised on the need to set up a...

Financial education to be part of school textbooks in Manipur: Official

Imphal, Feb 8 (PTI) Financial education workbooks will be incorporated in the school curriculum of the state board in Manipur for the 2021-22 academic...

3 NLFT insurgents arrested in Tripura

Agartala, Feb 8 (PTI) Three insurgents of the banned National Liberation Front of Tripura (NLFT) were arrested from Arjun Thakur Para in West Tripura...

Budget allocation for social security schemes disappointing: Gogoi

Guwahati, Feb 8 (PTI) Congress Lok Sabha MP Gaurav Gogoi on Monday criticised Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman for "cutting" the budget allocation to...

Bora new chairman of Assam Public Service Commission

Guwahati, Feb 8 (PTI) The Assam government on Monday appointed Rajiv Kumar Bora as the Chairman of the Assam Public Service Commission, an official...

Underway at Australian Open: Serena Williams wins easily

Melbourne, Feb 8 (AP) Serena Williams had a wobbly start at the Australian Open for one game. After briefly falling behind, Williams swept 10 consecutive...

Super sub Messi sparks Bar a to 3-2 comeback win at Betis

Barcelona, Feb 8 (AP) Lionel Messi was still celebrating his equalizer after coming off the bench for Barcelona when Sergio Busquets handed him the...