Govt to launch Rs 20000 crore Pradhan Mantri Matsya Sampada Yojana for development of marine & inland fisheries:The government will also launch a 20,000 crore rupees Pradhan Mantri Matsya Sampada Yojana for the development of marine and inland fisheries.
FM Nirmala Sitharaman announces setting up of Rs 1 lakh crore agri infrastructure fund:Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman today announced setting up of a 1 lakh crore rupees agri infrastructure fund for farm-gate infrastructure
Union Minister for Tribal Affairs launches ‘Goal’ programme of M/o Tribal Affairs for Digital Skilling of Tribal Youth across India in partnership with Facebook:
From 4 trains a day to 145 trains day, Indian Railways ramps up it’s mission of “Back Home” in a big way through Shramik Specials:Subsequent to the Ministry of Home Affairs order Railways have started running “Shramik Special” trains from 01 May 2020, on the occasion of “Labour Day”, to move migrant workers, pilgrims, tourists, students and other persons stranded at different places due to lock down.
15th meeting of GoM on COVID-19 held; reviews current status, preparedness and actions for management of COVID-19:The 15th meeting of the high level Group of Ministers (GoM) on COVID-19 was held at Nirman Bhawan, here today, under the chairmanship of Dr. Harsh Vardhan, Union Minister of Health & Family Welfare
Raksha Mantri Rajnath Singh commissions Indian Coast Guard Ship ‘Sachet’ and two interceptor boats:Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh commissioned Indian Coast Guard Ship (ICGS) Sachet and two interceptor boats (IBs) C-450 and C-451 in Goa via video conference from here today.
NIPER-Guwahati designs innovative 3D products to fight COVID-19:National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research – Guwahati (NIPER-G) have come out with two products of help in the fight against the pandemic outbreak of COVID-19 .
Commissioning of Seventh Ship of Landing Craft Utility MK-IV ‘INLCU L57’ (GRSE Yard 2098) at Port Blair – 15 May 2020:Lieutenant General PS Rajeshwar, PVSM, AVSM, VSM, ADC, Commander-in-Chief A&N Command, commissioned INLCU L57 into the Indian Navy on 15 May 2020 at Port Blair.INLCU L57 is the seventh Landing Craft Utility (LCU) MK-IV class to be inducted into the Indian Navy.
Curbing fake news does not impinge on press freedom: Prakash Javadekar:Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar today stated that curbing fake news does not impinge on press freedom
56 flights bring Indians from 12 countries so far under Vande Bharat Mission:As part of Vande Bharat Mission, a total of 56 flights have brought back Indian nationals from 12 countries till now.
Centre allows States/UTs to hire special buses for transportation of train passengers:Centre has allowed hiring of special buses by States and Union Territories to ferry passengers arriving at railway stations, in view of restrictions of public and private transport during the lockdown
Centre allows special buses for transportation of train passengers:Centre has allowed hiring of special buses by States and Union Territories to ferry passengers arriving at railway stations, in view of restrictions of public and private transport during the lockdown.
CBSE to give another opportunity to failed class 9, 11 students:Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has said that all the failed students of class ninth and eleventh will be provided an opportunity to appear in school based online, offline or innovative tests again.
INS Jalashwa to bring back around 700 from Maldives:As part of Samudra setu mission, Indian navy ship INS Jalashwa will sail again from Male capital of Maldives on Friday bringing back around 700 residents of Kerala and Lakshadweep.
Corona infection crosses 20,000, Largest Eid congregation suspended in Bangladesh:Bangladesh on Friday reported the record single day increase in Corona positive cases taking the total number of infected people above 20 thousand in the country.
Indian navy ship INS Jalashwa set off for Kochi today on its journey from Maldives:Indian navy ship INS Jalashwa has set off for Kochi today on its journey from Maldives capital of Male carrying 588 residents of Kerala and Lakshadweep.
Nepal: Eighteen new cases of COVID-19 reported today taking the national tally to 267:In Nepal, eighteen new cases of COVID-19 reported today taking the national tally to 267.
Sri Lanka: 32 more patients who had tested positive for COVID-19 recovers:In Sri Lanka, 32 more patients who had tested positive for COVID-19 virus have recovered, thus bringing the recovery rate to over 50 percent of total cases.
World Bank approves USD 1 bn aid to India to accelerate COVID-19 social protection response programme:World Bank has approved one billion US dollar ‘Accelerating India’s COVID-19 Social Protection Response Programme’ to support India.
National Professor Anisuzzaman passes away in Dhaka:Noted literary personality, educationist and national Professor Anisuzzaman passed away in Dhaka on Thursday after a brief illness. He was 83.
Government of India & AIIB sign agreement for USD 145 million to improve irrigation services and flood management in West Bengal:The Government of India, the Government of West Bengal and the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) today signed a loan agreement for a US$145 million project to improve irrigation services and flood management in the Damodar Valley Command Area (DVCA) in West Bengal.
Pan-India electronic agri-produce trading portal reaches milestone of 1000 mandis across 18 States & 3 UTs:38 additional mandis were integrated with the eNAM platform today, thus achieving milestone of integration of 415 mandis as per the planned target.
Third Advance Estimates of Production of Foodgrains, Oilseeds and other Commercial Crops for 2019-20:The 3rd Advance Estimates of production of major crops for 2019-20 have been released by the Department of Agriculture, Cooperation and Farmers Welfare today.
London High Court rejects Mallya’s plea to appeal against extradition to India:London High Court has rejected fugitive businessman Vijay Mallya’s plea seeking to challenge his extradition to India before the UK Supreme Court.
JNCASR scientists develop injectable Silk Fibroin-based hydrogel for sustained Insulin delivery in diabetic patients:Scientists at Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research (JNCASR), an autonomous research institute under the Department of Science and Technology, have recently developed an injectable Silk fibroin-based hydrogel for sustained insulin delivery in diabetic patients. A patent application has also been filed for this invention.
Clowns visit Indian shelters, briefly giving stranded migrants a laugh:Two sisters dressed up as clowns are visiting shelters packed with Indian migrants, trying to bring a moment of levity to poor families stranded in cities where they can no longer afford rent or food.
Locked out of galleries, Londoners find Caravaggio street art:Londoners locked out of galleries can find an alternative art fix on a wall under some railway arches after street artist Lionel Stanhope painted a Caravaggio classic, updated for the coronavirus age.
Five-year-old stopped on U.S. highway wanted to buy Lamborghini, police say:A trooper stopping a car with a suspected “impaired driver” on a U.S. highway on Monday was bemused to find a 5-year-old in the driver’s seat, the Utah Highway Patrol tweeted.
Museum without the crowds: Giacometti Institute reopens in Paris:A Paris museum dedicated to the work of sculptor Alberto Giacometti re-opened to the public on Friday, one of the first art centres to test the waters after France eased its coronavirus lockdown.
Are prospects promising for NRI’s to invest in Real Estate?:The real estate sector is one of the significant contributors to India’s GDP. It has undergone some substantial changes over recent years, and these measures have helped the industry to come out stronger.
DST INSPIRE Faculty from Bhopal develops lightweight carbon foam that can replace lead batteries
Clawing back normality: Bangkok cat cafe reopens after virus shutdown: As Thailand’s capital cautiously reopens many restaurants shuttered over coronavirus fears, the feline “employees” of the Caturday Cafe are back at work.