Amit Shah lays foundation stone of Rs 450-cr nano urea plant in Jharkhand
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Deoghar: Union Home Minister Amit Shah Saturday laid the foundation stone of a Rs 450-crore nano urea plant and township of the Indian Farmers Fertiliser Cooperative (IFFCO) in Jharkhand’s Deoghar. Shah said it will help in reducing the dependence on import of urea and usher in development of the eastern region, particularly the Santhal Paraganas. “Nano urea will benefit farmers, and it is already being exported to five countries,” he said. Prime Minister Narendra Modi had inaugurated the world’s first nano urea plant in Gujarat last year, according to IFFCO. This will be India’s fifth such p ..read more
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Imran Khan asks supporters to prepare for ‘Jail Bharo’ movement
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Lahore: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Chairman Imran Khan Saturday instructed his workers and supporters to prepare for the ‘Jail Bharo Tehreek’ (fill the prison movement) against the federal government for inflicting custodial torture on his party leaders and delay in announcing fresh general elections. The ousted prime minister made these comments during his television address from his Zaman Park residence Saturday. It comes days after sedition cases were filed against his party’s Senior Vice-President Fawad Chaudhry and former member of National Assembly Shandana Gulzar. “I ask the people to ge ..read more
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Kerala Governor, CM, Ministers condole Vani Jayaram’s demise
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Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala Governor Arif Mohammed Khan, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan, Ministers, political leaders and eminent singer K S Chithra were among those who condoled the demise of iconic playback singer Vani Jayaram who was found dead in her apartment in Chennai Saturday. The 77-year old singer had crooned over 10,000 songs in 19 languages including a handful of superhit songs in Malayalam. “Heartfelt condolences on the sad demise of Padma Bhushan Smt #VaniJayaram, noted playback singer whose melodies have enthralled audiences in Malayalam and other languages. May her soul attain ..read more
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Anti-encroachment drive intensified in Kashmir: Officials
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Srinagar: The anti-encroachment drive by Jammu and Kashmir administration intensified Saturday as the land illegally occupied by “influential persons” was retrieved at many places in the valley, officials said. Various political parties have demanded that the poor be spared in the drive. Friday, Jammu and Kashmir Lt Governor Manoj Sinha assured that “only influential and powerful people who misused their position and violated the law to encroach upon the state land” would face action. Illegal encroachments at many places in Srinagar including at Humhama, Peerbagh, Padshahibagh and Chattabal w ..read more
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Orphans will get opportunity to study at DU free of cost: VC
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New Delhi: Delhi University Vice Chancellor Yogesh Singh Saturday stated that thousands of orphan children, including those who lost their parents to COVID-19, will get an opportunity to pursue higher education free of cost with the university’s new initiative to reserve seats for them. The vice chancellor said the university has been responsible for providing education to the students seeking higher education without any discrimination on any grounds. The varsity recently decided to reserve seats in each of its undergraduate and postgraduate programmes for orphans under supernumerary quota f ..read more
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Naba Das murder case: Munda demands probe by an independent agency
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Bhubaneswar: Senior BJP leader and Union Tribal Affairs Minister Arjun Munda Saturday demanded investigation by an independent agency into the brutal murder of Odisha minister Naba Kishore Das. Speaking to media persons here, Munda said the murder of the minister is a major concern for the law and order situation of the state. “If such an incident happens to a minister, then what would be the condition of the common people in the state?” he asked. If such a situation arises in between police and a minister, whom will the common people trust? Munda further asked. Therefore, the case should be ..read more
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Axis Bank says exposure to Adani Group at 0.94% of total loans
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New Delhi: Private sector lender Axis Bank Saturday said its exposure to crisis-ridden Adani Group stands at 0.94 per cent of its net advances. “We extend credit, basis comfort on cash flow, security, and repayment capability of obligors as per the Bank’s credit assessment framework. We remain comfortable with our exposure to Adani Group basis the same,” the bank said in a regulatory filing. The exposure to Adani Group is primarily to the operating companies in sectors like ports, transmission, power, gas distribution, roads and airports, it said. Fund-based outstanding as a percentage of net ..read more
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Digvijaya Singh gets bail in defamation case
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Bhopal: A special court Saturday granted bail to Congress Rajya Sabha member Digvijaya Singh in a defamation case filed by a BJP leader whom he had accused of being involved in the Vyapam scam that rocked Madhya Pradesh in 2013. The court dealing with cases against MPs and MLAs granted relief to the Congress leader in the defamation case filed in 2014, said Singh’s lawyer Ajay Gupta told PTI. Singh had been asked to appear in court. The Vyapam scam relates to alleged manipulation in the selection process for government colleges and jobs conducted by the then Madhya Pradesh Vyavsayik Pariksha ..read more
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Meta’s Reality Labs loses colossal $13.7 billion on VR-AR projects
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San Francisco: Meta (formerly Facebook) lost a whopping $13.7 billion in operating losses for Reality Labs for 2022, giving its AR-VR and Metaverse dream a huge jolt. Within the Reality Labs segment, Q4 revenue was $727 million, down 17 per cent due to lower Quest 2 sales. Reality Labs expenses were $5 billion, up 20 per cent primarily due to employee-related costs and restructuring-related expenses. Reality Labs operating loss was $4.3 billion in the holiday quarter of 2022. Meta bought AR hardware company Oculus for $2 billion back in 2014. Last year, Meta Founder and CEO Mark Zuckerbe ..read more
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India, France and UAE unveil framework for cooperation plans
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New Delhi: India, France and the United Arab Emirates Saturday unveiled an ambitious roadmap for cooperation in a plethora of areas including defence, energy and technology under a trilateral framework, a move that comes amid the geopolitical turmoil triggered by the conflict in Ukraine. The plan was finalised during a phone conversation among External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar, his French counterpart Catherine Colonna and UAE’s Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan. A joint statement said it was acknowledged that defence is an area of close cooperation between the three countries. “Therefo ..read more
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