Archive for March 17th, 2018

Farm income to double by 2022: Modi

New Delhi, March 17 

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said his government’s initiatives aimed at creating awareness about latest technological developments in agriculture will double farm income by 2022.

Modi, who will later address an agriculture fair ‘Krishi Unnati Mela’ at Pusa campus here, tweeted that its theme…

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7 killed as small plane crash-lands in Philippines

Manila, March 17 A small plane crash-landed on a house shortly after it took off from Plaridel airstrip in Bulacan province of Manila on Saturday, killing seven, authorities said.

The Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP) said all six people, including the two pilots aboard the six-seater…

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BJP dividing country: Rahul Gandhi

New Delhi, March 17  Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Saturday said the Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) has adopted divide and rule policy by following the ideology of hatred.

Addressing the party leaders and workers at Congress’ 84th Plenary Session here, he said the BJP was spreading hatred and dividing the…

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Gorakhpur made BJP realise even this can happen: Rajnath

New Delhi, March 17 Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday said the loss in Uttar Pradesh by-polls made the the BJP realise that “even this can happen” but “it will not happen again”.

The minister’s statement came days after the Bharatiya Janata Party suffered a double jolt…

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FIFA approves video assistant referees for 2018 World Cup

Bogota, March 17  FIFA has approved the use of video assistant referees (VARs) in this year’s World Cup in Russia, the international football governing body has said.

The technology was approved by rule-making board IFAB earlier this month but FIFA was yet to ratify its use for football…

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Samsung Galaxy S9, S9+ available for Rs 9,900 on Airtel online store

New Delhi, March 17 Telecom services provider Bharti Airtel on Friday announced the availability of Samsung’s latest flagship Galaxy S9 and S9+ smartphones on its online store where users can buy the 64GB variant of Galaxy S9 and S9+ for a down payment of Rs 9,900.

Buyers have…

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Health initiatives will fulfil Swasth Bharat dream by 2022: Minister

New Delhi, March 17 Union Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare Ashwini Kumar Choubey on Friday said that the National Health Policy and Ayushman Bharat will fulfil the dream of a Swasth Bharat (healthy India) by 2022.

“The Prime Minister’s Office and the Health Ministry are working…

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