Centre gave Rs.1.34 lakh crore as food subsidy: Minister

New Delhi, April 26 : Union Food Minister Ram Vilas Paswan on Tuesday told the Lok Sabha that the government had provided Rs.1.34 lakh crore in food subsidy to the Food Corporation of India and various states during the 2015-16 fiscal. “The government gave Food Corporation of India Rs.1.12 lakh crore, Andhra Pradesh Rs.1,364.25 crore, […]

Management of livestock during summer is important for production and health

[tag National, Regional, Punjab, Ludhiana] DW Bureau/Ludhiana Rising mercury has put lots of stress on dairy animals and it will be worst when relative humidity will exceed 90 per cent. Under prevailing conditions milk production has also reduced due to lower feed intake and added heat load. These views were expressed by Dr AL Saini […]

Global tobacco growers ask India for balanced regulation

New Delhi, April 26 : The International Tobacco Growers Association (ITGA) on Tuesday urged the Indian government to exercise a balanced regulation on tobacco, which affects the livelihood of small tobacco farmers and families dependent on it. “Some initiatives by the government would risk the livelihood of millions of tobacco growers without serving any clear […]

BJP geared up to raise chopper scam in parliament

New Delhi, April 26 : The BJP is geared up to raise the AgustaWestland VVIP chopper scam in parliament and rake up the names of Congress president Sonia Gandhi and former prime minister Manmohan Singh to corner the opposition party, informed sources said on Tuesday. The sources said the government will seek details from the […]

New naval detachment launched at Lakshadweep’s Androth Island

Lakshadweep, April 26 : A new naval detachment was on Tuesday inaugurated at the Androth Island of Lakshadweep that will help India have better surveillance and reach in the Arabian Sea. The naval detachment was inaugurated by Vice Admiral Girish Luthra, Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief of the Southern Naval Command. The setting up of a naval […]

AAP to protest against school fee hike in UP

Lucknow, April 26 : The AAP will launch a statewide agitation against the “irrational and steep” hike in fees in private schools, a party spokesman said on Tuesday. The steep and “unexplained” fee hike in various private schools of Uttar Pradesh was like “open extortion”, said Aam Aadmi Party national spokesman Dileep Pandey. “These are […]