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Committee on Public Undertakings selected firms for examination

As per the Lok Sabha Secretariat, The Committee on Public Undertakings has selected the Airports Authority of India, Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL), Oil India Limited among the 11 companies that have been selected for the detailed and comprehensive examination for the year 2020-21. Details of the Companies The Committee on Public Undertakings chose 11 companies ..

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Directorate of Cashew Research launches ‘Cashew India’ application

The Directorate of Cashew Research at Puttur in Dakshina Kannada district of Karnataka has developed the ‘Cashew India’ app for farmers and other stakeholders of cashew in India. Available in 11 languages, this app can be downloaded from Google Play Store. Details The Senior Scientists at the DCR Mohana GS has conceptualized and designed this ..

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Govt. to spend ₹ 11.85 crore for funding 112 agri start-ups this year

The Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar has announced that the government will fund 112 start-ups in the country in order to promote agricultural firms, with an amount of Rs 11.85 crores. Highlights The funds will be given to the start-ups selected by different knowledge partners and agribusiness incubators in the area of agro-processing, food technology ..

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Anniversary of law against instant Triple Talaq observed as Muslim Women’s Rights Day

The Muslim Women’s Rights Day is observed on July 31 throughout the nation in order to commemorate the first anniversary of the law passed against instant triple Talaq within the Muslim community. The Union Ministers have also addressed the Muslim women through a virtual conference on this occasion. Background The Muslim Women (Protection of Rights ..

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Government puts import restrictions on colour television sets

The government has imposed restrictions on imports of colour television sets in an attempt to promote the domestic manufacturing of these items and also cut inbound shipments of non-essential items from countries like China. The Directorate General of Free Trade has changed the import policy for colour television sets as restricted from free. Highlights The ..

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