Surat (Gujarat) [India], December 3 (ANI): With the Uttarayan festival around the corner, kite makers in Gujarat's Surat on Thursday said their business has slumped due to coronavirus pandemic situation.
Political activist Yogendra Yadav, who leads the Jai Kisan Andolan, called it erroneous on part of those against the protesting farmers to label all of them as from Punjab. "While the farmers of Punjab have taken the lead in showing us the way, farmers from other states are also part of the agitation," he said.
In the meeting called by the government, Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar took the charge to explain farmers the benefits of the new law. The government has reiterated that the legislations only widen the market for farmers and would not dilute the MSP (minimum support prices) regime, as alleged by critics.
New Delhi [India], December 3 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Thursday stayed an order of the Gujarat High Court that made it mandatory for those violating the face mask rules to do community service at COVID-19 care centres.
New Delhi [India], December 3 (ANI): Nongpok Sekmai police station in Thoubal district of Manipur was the first on the list of the country's top 10 police stations in 2020 announced on Thursday after a survey by the ministry of home affairs.
New Delhi [India], December 3 (ANI): The Indian Gas Exchange (IGX) said on Thursday it has secured necessary authorisation to operate as a gas exchange as per provisions of the Petroleum and Natural Gas Regulatory Board (Gas Exchange) Regulations 2020 for a period of 25 years.
Surat (Gujarat) [India], December 2 (ANI): The city of Surat witnessed the arrival of migratory birds, including brown-headed gulls and Siberian seabirds, with the advent of the winter season, on Wednesday.
New Delhi [India], December 2 (ANI): In a landmark achievement, the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Wednesday announced that its national telemedicine initiative eSanjeevani completed 9 lakh consultations on Wednesday, as per the Union Health Ministry.
Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], December 2 (ANI): Amid the surge in the COVID-19 case in the country, Karnataka Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) issued an advisory to the state government on recognition and containment measures for the second wave of coronavirus across the state.