New Delhi [India], October 20 (ANI): Paddy procurement for the Kharif marketing season (KMS) 2020-21 is going on smoothly and the government continues to procure crops at MSP from farmers as per its existing MSP schemes as was done in previous seasons, Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution said on Monday.
New Delhi [India], October 19 (ANI): The national cumulative COVID-19 positivity rate in India remained below eight per cent for the fourth consecutive day on Monday, while the cumulative positivity rate stands at 7.94 per cent and is on a continuous decline, the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW) informed.
Kochi (Kerala) [India], October 19 (ANI): Kerala High Court dismissed Kerala Government's petition challenging the Union government's decision to lease out the right of operation, management and development of the Thiruvananthapuram international airport to Adani Enterprises Limited.
Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) [India], October 19 (ANI): Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Monday said that the state was successful in containing the deaths due to COVID-19 because of the adoption of a scientific approach by the government.
New Delhi [India], October 19 (ANI): With a spike of 55,722 new COVID-19 cases and 579 deaths, India's COVID-19 count crossed 75-lakh mark and reached 75,50,273 on Monday, according to the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW).
Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) [India], October 19 (ANI): Kerala-based businessman Biju Ramesh has alleged that Kerala Congress (M) leader who recently Jose K Mani had offered him Rs 10 crore to withdraw his allegations against former Finance Minister K M Mani in connection with the bar bribery case.
Kochi (Kerala) [India], October 19 (ANI): Swapna Suresh, a key accused in the Kerala Gold Smuggling Case approached Additional Chief Judicial Magistrate Court (Economic Offences) in Ernakulam seeking stringent action against the officials responsible for "leaking" her statements to the Customs and the media that published or aired it.
Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) [India], October 19 (ANI): Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan's remark regarding Onam should be seen in a constructive way ahead of many festivals in north India amid the COVID-19 outbreak, said Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Monday.
Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) [India], October 19 (ANI): Responding to Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan's statement on the COVID-19 situation in Kerala, State Health Minister KK Shailaja on Monday said that she called up the union minister who informed her that his words had been misinterpreted by sections of the media and what he meant was that COVID-19 cases had increased after Onam celebrations.