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Modi's mega plan to fight malnutrition

In its biggest fight against 'hidden hunger', the Narendra Modi-led government has chalked out a mega plan to alleviate malnutrition through biofortified food crops

Ukraine receives first COVID-19 vaccine shipment from India

Ukraine recently received its first shipment of coronavirus vaccine from India

PM Modi makes a strong pitch for privatisation

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday made a strong pitch about the contribution of private sectors and the importance of disinvestment and said that the 'government has no business to be in business.'

Bomb attack on West Bengal Minister Jakir Hossain: Bangladeshi national held

West Bengal Criminal Investigation Department (CID) on Wednesday arrested a Bangladeshi national allegedly involved in Nimtita railway station blast in Murshidabad that left at least 26 people, including state minister Jakir Hossain, seriously injured,, sources said

India, Mauritius sign trade agreement; first with Africa

India and Mauritius have signed a Comprehensive Economic Cooperation and Partnership Agreement (CECPA) that provides an institutional mechanism to encourage and improve trade between the two countries

Canada negotiating with India’s Serum Institute for more AstraZeneca vaccines: Minister

Canada is negotiating with the Serum Institute of India to obtain additional doses of the AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine, Procurement Minister Anita Anand said

India reports over 10,000 COVID-19 infections amid spike in positive cases

India, which is suddenly witnessing a spike in Novel Coronavirus cases in some parts, on Tuesday reported over 10,000 fresh infections

India, Denmark begin to work on Green Strategic Partnership

India and Denmark have begun a new era in the form of a far-reaching Green Strategic Partnership that will enable Denmark in delivering sustainable solutions to India

Indian Navy, Coast Guard feeding stranded Rohingyas

The Indian Navy and Coast Guard personnel have been feeding and providing medical attention to a group of 90 Rohingya refugees and three Bangladesh crewmen on a boat that was stranded on high seas after it drifted into India's territorial waters on Monday

India, World Bank ink project for enhancing education in Nagaland

The Indian government, the state government of Nagaland, and the World Bank Tuesday signed a $68 million project to enhance the governance of schools across Nagaland as well as to improve teaching practices and learning environments in select schools

Modi government revived indigenous fighter project: Prime Minister

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Monday that there was a time when the Tejas jet fighter project was to be closed in the files, his government revived it and today the indigenous fighter jetis flying in the sky with glory

Ladakh engineer Sonam Wangchuk makes mobile solar-powered tent for Indian Army

Ladakh-based engineer Sonam Wangchuk, who inspired the character of 'Phunsukh Wangdu' in the Bollywood blockbuster "Three Idiots", has developed a mobile solar-powered tent, accommodating 10 soldiers, for use by the Indian Army in high-altitude locations

India's growth engine to be powered by Assam, Northeast: PM

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said that India's growth engine would be further boosted with the development of Assam and the northeastern region

India, China seek mutually acceptable resolution of friction points

India and China have agreed to push for a mutually acceptable resolution of other friction points at Gogra, Hot Springs and Depsang along the Line of Actual Control in Ladakh in a steady and orderly manner

India's Covid cases resurge

Fresh COVID-19 cases continue to show an upward trend over the past one week


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