UN chief Guterres, 36 UK lawmakers express support for farmers’ protest

Another night of farmer protests: At Delhi's edges, beyond and in Burari

United Nations/London: The spokesperson for UN chief Antonio Guterres and a group of 36 cross-party UK parliamentarians have come out in support of the agitating Indian farmers, saying people have a right to demonstrate peacefully and authorities should let them do so. These reactions came even as Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau reiterated his support for the protesting farmers despite India's strong reaction to his earlier remarks that Canada will always...

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India biggest buyer of COVID-19 vaccine with 1.6 billion doses, could potentially cover 60 per cent population

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New Delhi: India is the largest buyer of COVID-19 vaccines in the world with 1.6 billion doses, according to a global analysis, a number some scientists say could cover 800 million people, or 60 per cent of its population, and will be enough to develop ‘herd immunity'. India has purchased 500 million doses of the Oxford University-AstraZeneca vaccine candidate, one billion from the US company Novavax and 100 million doses of the...

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Days after getting vaccine, Haryana Minister Anil Vij tests positive for COVID-19

Days after getting vaccine, Haryana Minister Anil Vij tests positive for COVID-19

Chandigarh: Haryana Health Minister Anil Vij, who was administered the trial dose of the indigenous COVID vaccine Covaxin last month, has tested positive for coronavirus, he said in a tweet Saturday. Vij has been admitted to a hospital and urged all those who had come in contact with him recently to get tested. "I have been tested Corona positive. I am admitted in Civil Hospital Ambala Cantt. All those who have...

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India economy likely to contract by 10% in FY21: Ex-Planning Commission member 

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New Delhi:  India's economy is likely to contract by around 10 per cent in the current fiscal, eminent economist and former Planning Commission member Abhijit Sen said Friday. Sen, also an expert on issues related to agriculture, further said that the government would not be able to double farmers' income by 2022. "We are heading towards 10 per cent negative growth this year (2020-21). It will certainly not be minus 7.5 per...

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Mumbai: A court here Saturday granted Bail to Republic TV's western region distribution head Ghanshyam Singh, arrested last month in the alleged TRP (Television Rating Points) rigging scam. Singh, who is also assistant vice president at Republic Media Network, had been arrested November 10. The sessions court also granted bail to Vishal Bhandari, a former employee of...

‘Akash was never a Tata Motors employee’

Bhubaneswar: The TATA Motors authorities Saturday said that Akash Pathak, son of suspended IFS officer Abhay Kant Pathak, was never an employee of the company. A Commissionerate Police official claimed before the media here that the company has sent a clarification to the Vigilance directorate in this regard. The Commissionerate Police has been probing the cheating allegations...

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Modi to lay foundation stone for new Parliament Building Dec 10

New Delhi:  Prime Minister Narendra Modi will lay the foundation stone December 10 for a new Parliament building and the construction is expected to be completed by 2022 at an estimated cost of Rs 971 crore, Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla said Saturday. "The existing temple of democracy is completing 100 years... It is a matter of...

Another night of farmer protests: At Delhi's edges, beyond and in Burari

UN chief Guterres, 36 UK lawmakers express support for farmers’ protest

United Nations/London: The spokesperson for UN chief Antonio Guterres and a group of 36 cross-party UK parliamentarians have come out in support of the agitating Indian farmers, saying people have a right to demonstrate peacefully and authorities should let them do so. These reactions came even as Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau reiterated his support for the...

State to assess rice bran oil demand

Bhubaneswar: Rice bran, once considered not of much use beyond cattle feed and fuel in Odisha, is emerging as boon for the farmers because of the agri-technology popularisation initiatives of the government. Therefore, Chief Secretary Asit Tripathy has asked the officials concerned to make demand assessment of rice bran oil and present availability of the raw material...

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Evening sky at Dhauli peace pagoda near Bhubaneswar   Customers line up in Cuttack to buy coconut, turmeric leaves ahead of Prathamashtami   Two minor girls sell brooms in front of Bhubaneswar court   A woman crosses the road with her child in arms in front of Bhubaneswar court   A woman cleans ears of her child...

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Debashish Mohanty-Former Indian Cricketer

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Students of Tulasipur Saraswati Sishu Vidya Mandir, Cuttack

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Swaraj Barik, Actor

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National School Kujang

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Cuttack New Stewart School Students & Principal

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Elina Samantray, Actress

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Angul Govt. College Students

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Govinda Poddar-Odisha Ranji Team Captain

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Bhubaneswar Bar Association Lawyer Liberty Trust

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Hinjili Police

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Utkal University Journalism Department Students

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Gandhi Science Higher Secondary School in Khandagiri, Bhubaneswar

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Actor Sritam Das

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Members of All Ride Bicycle

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