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Odisha approves Rs 903 crore action plan for afforestation
Bhubaneswar, Jan 17 (IANS) The state-level Compensatory Afforestation Fund Management and Planning Authority (CAMPA) in Odisha has approved the annual action plan of 2021-22 with a total outlay of around Rs 903.39 crore, said an official on Sunday.
2021-01-17
Category: India, Orissa,National,Politics
Ready for any alternative to law repeal demand, Tomar to farmers
New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) Union Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Minister Narendra Singh Tomar on Sunday again appealed to the farmers unions to suggest ways to resolve the deadlock over the agrarian reforms implemented by the Modi government.
2021-01-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
PM flags off 8 trains to Statue of Unity in Gujarat (Ld)
New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday flagged off eight trains connecting major destinations in various states of the country with the Statue of Unity in Gujarat's Kevadiya, via video-conferencing.
2021-01-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Cong calls Tripura shutdown to protest attack on state chief
Agartala, Jan 17 (IANS) Tripura's opposition Congress has called a 12 hour shutdown on Monday to protest against the alleged attack on state party President Pijush Biswas by the "BJP goons".
2021-01-17
Category: India, Tripura,National,Politics
Yediyurappa equates Amit Shah with Sardar Patel
Bagalkot, Jan 17 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa on Sunday equated Union Home Minister Amit Shah with Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, country's first Deputy Prime Minister after India achieved independence and formed its own government at the Centre.
2021-01-17
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Yogi govt to develop Gorakhpur as hub of garment industry
Gorakhpur (Uttar Pradesh), Jan 17 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has announced to develop Gorakhpur into a garment industry hub that would give impetus to garment industries in eastern Uttar Pradesh.
2021-01-17
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Nitish Kumar woos NRIs to invest in Bihar
Patna, Jan 17 (IANS) In a bid to attract Non-Resident Indians (NRIs) of Bihar origin, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar held talks through video conference with members of the Bihar-Jharkhand Association of North America (BJANA).
2021-01-17
Category: India, Bihar,National,Diaspora,Politics
UK invites PM Modi for G7 summit
New Delhi/London, Jan 17 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been invited by his UK counterpart Boris Johnson to attend the G7 summit in the UK as a guest in June this year.
2021-01-17
Category: International, India,National,Diplomacy,Politics
Statue of Unity attracting more tourist than even Statue of Liberty: PM
New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday asserted that Kevadiya in Gujarat is no longer just a small block in some remote area, it has come up as a one of the biggest tourist destinations of the world and Statue of Unity situated in the region is attracting more tourist than even Statue of Liberty, a colossal neoclassical sculpture on Liberty Island in New York Harbor within New York City in the US.
2021-01-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Sanskrit emerges as 5th most widely used language in Rajya Sabha
New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) The use of regional languages during Rajya Sabha proceedings has increased more than five times and parliamentarians spoke in 10 of the 22 scheduled languages for the first time during 2018-20 with Sanskrit emerging as the fifth most widely used Indian language in the Upper House.
2021-01-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
NIA notices to supporters of farmers' stir: Punjab minister
Chandigarh, Jan 17 (IANS) Punjab Cabinet minister Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa on Sunday slammed the Union government over notices by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) to the farmers and those lending support to the farmers' protest.
2021-01-17
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Farm laws to increase farmers' income, asserts Amit Shah
Bagalkot (Karnataka), Jan 17 (IANS) Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Sunday asserted that the three farm laws enacted by the Centre recently would enable farmers to increase their income manifold, as they will be able to sell their produce anywhere in the country to anyone for the highest price.
2021-01-17
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
US woman charged over Capitol riots
Washington, Jan 17 (IANS) A woman from the US state of Missouri, who was seen with a fractured sign belonging to House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi during the January 6 Capitol riots, has been charged, according to court documents.
2021-01-17
Category: International, United States,Politics
BJP seeks Andhra DGP's removal for blaming it for temple attacks
Visakhapatnam, Jan 17 (IANS) BJP's Andhra Pradesh unit has reacted strongly to Director General of Police Gautam Sawang's statement blaming the BJP leaders for a series of attacks on temples in the state and demanded his removal.
2021-01-17
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Driver killed as car falls from under-construction overbridge
Gurugram, Jan 17 (IANS) A dense fog claimed another life in Gurugram as a car driver failed to see the road ahead and fell down from an under-construction railway overbridge (ROB), police said on Sunday.
2021-01-17
Category: India, Haryana,National,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Bihar DGP claims crime rate lesser than previous DGP's term
Patna, Jan 17 (IANS) Facing criticism over the deteriorating law and order situation in Bihar, state DGP S.K. Singhal claimed that the situation now is better than during previous DGP Gupteshwar Pandey's tenure.
2021-01-17
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Cong alleges govt procuring Covid vax at inflated prices
New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) The Congress on Sunday questioned the procurement of Covid vaccines, alleging that the government has procured the vaccines at inflated prices despite the manufacturers claiming they would supply the vaccines without seeking profit.
2021-01-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
HK finance chief warns of unemployment rate spike
Hong Kong, Jan 17 (IANS) Paul Chan, financial secretary of the Hong Kong government, said here on Sunday that the unemployment rate in the city will climb further as businesses and workers are still struggling amid the raging Covid-19 epidemic.
2021-01-17
Category: International, Hong Kong,Politics
Road Safety Month to be inaugurated on Monday
New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) National Road Safety Month is all set to be inaugurated on Monday to create awareness about road safety and reduce road accidents in India.
2021-01-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Cong leader in Uttarakhand begins donation drive for Ram temple
New Delhi/Dehradun, Jan 17 (IANS) As the donation drive for the construction of a new Ram temple at Ayodhya in Uttar Pradesh got underway, former Uttarakhand Minister and Congress leader Navprabhat on Sunday appealed to the people to contribute money for the shrine's construction.
2021-01-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Religion
Afghanistan launches polio vaccination targeting 9.9mn kids
Kabul, Jan 17 (IANS) The Afghan Public Health Ministry on Sunday launched a nationwide campaign to administer polio vaccines to 9.9 million children under the age of five.
2021-01-17
Category: International, Israel,Health/Medicine,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
103-yr-old casts vote in Himachal panchayat polls
Shimla, Jan 17 (IANS) Braving extreme cold, Shyam Saran Negi - believed to be India's oldest voter at 103 years of age, who also participated in the 1951-52 general election which was the country's first - cast his ballot on Sunday at Kalpa in the high Himalayas in the first phase of Panchayati Raj polls in Himachal Pradesh.
2021-01-17
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Politics
PM pays tributes to MGR on birth anniversary
New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday paid tributes to late Tamil film icon and Chief Minister M.G. Ramachandran or 'MGR' on his 104th birth anniversary.
2021-01-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Vikas Dubey's wife objects to book, film on his life
Lucknow, Jan 17 (IANS) Richa Dubey, wife of slain gangster Vikas Dubey, has sent a legal notice to the author of a book and the makers of a film on her husband's life.
2021-01-17
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
PM flags off 8 trains to Statue of Unity in Gujarat
New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday flagged off eight trains connecting major destinations in various states of the country with the Statue of Unity in Gurjarat's Kevadiya, via video-conferencing.
2021-01-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Delhi govt aims to reduce 5MT carbon emissions
New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) Efforts are being made to reduce the increasing pollution levels in the national capital by improving the transport system in the state. The Delhi government believes that by improving the transport system as well as reducing traffic jams, harmful particles such as PM10 and PM2.5 which cause air pollution could be reduced by up to 5 million tonnes.
2021-01-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Modi condoles death of 6 persons in Raj bus accident
New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday expressed grief over the death of six persons in a bus accident in Rajasthan's Jalore district.
2021-01-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
2 female Afghan judges dead in targeted killing
Kabul, Jan 17 (IANS) Two female Afghan judges were killed in Kabul on Sunday when unidentified armed men opened fire at the vehicle they were travelling in, marking the latest incident of targeted killings in the war-torn country, a security source said.
2021-01-17
Category: International, Israel,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Terrorism
Drug de-addiction centres in Lucknow, Gorakhpur soon
Lucknow, Jan 17 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has ordered to set up 30-bed drug de-addiction centres in Lucknow and Gorakhpur. This is being done under the National Action Plan for Drug Demand Reduction Scheme.
2021-01-17
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Human Interest/Society,Politics
Indonesia earthquake death toll climbs to 56
Jakarta, Jan 17 (IANS) The number of casualties due to the 6.2-magnitude earthquake which struck Indonesia's West Sulawesi province has increased to to 56, country's National Disaster Management Agency said on Sunday.
2021-01-17
Category: International, Indonesia,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Leave work, first vote: Himachal CM on Panchayat polls
Shimla, Jan 17 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jairam Thakur on Sunday appealed to the voters to leave all work and first vote for the first phase of elections to the Panchayati Raj Institutions.
2021-01-17
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Politics
Two sisters ask Delhi to listen, go viral
New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) Even as "Sun Dilliye Ni Sun Dilliye", a song written, composed and sung by the two young sisters on the ongoing farmers' agitation continues to grab thousands of hits on social media from people across the world, the duo maintains that while all the praise has been extremely encouraging, what matters most is that people across barriers have been able to relate to it.
2021-01-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Libyan teams agree on selection mechanism for temporary executive authority
Geneva, Jan 17 (IANS) A senior UN official announced that the Libyan delegations reached an agreement on a recommended selection mechanism for a new temporary executive authority.
2021-01-17
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Politics
Iran reacts to rumours on possible release of S.Korean tanker
Tehran, Jan 17 (IANS) Iran's Foreign Ministry spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh responded to the rumours on the possibility of releasing a South Korean oil tanker seized the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) in the Gulf earlier this month, saying the statements by people not related to the issue lack any basis.
2021-01-17
Category: International, Turkey,Politics
Turkey detains 220 suspects over fuel-related tax evasion
Ankara, Jan 17 (IANS) Turkish police detained 220 suspects across 50 provinces as part of the country's biggest operation against fuel-related tax evasion.
2021-01-17
Category: International, Turkey,Politics
Guterres condemns attack against UN convoy in Mali
United Nations, Jan 17 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has condemned an attack against a convoy of the UN Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA), which resulted in the death of an Egyptian peacekeeper.
2021-01-17
Category: International, United States,Politics
2 IS militants killed, 6 arrested in Iraq
Baghdad, Jan 17 (IANS) Iraqi security forces killed two Islamic State (IS) terrorists and arrested six others from across the country, the military said.
2021-01-17
Category: International, Iraq,Politics,Terrorism
Iran warns US to stop 'illegal actions' against diplomats on American soil
Tehran, Jan 17 (IANS) Iran has warned the US to stop "illegal actions" taken against its diplomats on American soil, Foreign Affairs Ministry spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh confirmed.
2021-01-17
Category: International, Turkey,Politics
Tunisia announces cabinet reshuffle
Tunis, Jan 17 (IANS) Tunisian Prime Minister Hichem Mechichi has announced a cabinet reshuffle, the first since his government assumed office on September 2, 2020.
2021-01-17
Category: International, Tunisia,Politics
Allahabad HC stays arrest of man for remarks against Yogi
Prayagraj (Uttar Pradesh) Jan 17 (IANS) The Allahabad High Court has stayed the arrest of a man who, while taking part in a protest against the alleged Hathras gang-rape case, had reportedly said that the 'Chief Minister of UP is a man of thick skin'.
2021-01-17
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Clashes erupt between warring factions in Yemen's Hodeidah
Sanaa, Jan 17 (IANS) Intense clashes erupted between the joint pro-government Yemeni forces and the Houthi rebels in the country's Red Sea port city of Hodeidah, a military official said.
2021-01-17
Category: International, Yemen,Politics
Azam's Jauhar University land to be acquired
Rampur (Uttar Pradesh), Jan 17 (IANS) The Rampur district administration has issued orders for the acquisition of 173 acres of land belonging to the Maulana Muhammad Ali Jauhar Trust, which is run and owned by Samajwadi Party MP Mohd Azam Khan's family.
2021-01-17
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Nepalese mountaineers scale K2 for 1st time in winter
Kathmandu, Jan 17 (IANS) Nepalese mountaineers created history by scaling K2, the second highest peak of the world, for the first time during the winter season, the company which organised the expedition
2021-01-17
Category: International, Nepal,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Farmers' stir: Fuel pump stations suffer losses at Singhu border
New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) The ongoing farmers' protest along the Delhi borders against the farm laws has started affecting the business operations of the fuel pump stations located in the areas.
2021-01-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Iran's IRGC fires ballistic missiles in Indian Ocean
Tehran, Jan 17 (IANS) Iran's Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) held a new missile drill, during which it successfully fired ballistic missiles in the Indian Ocean over a distance of 1,800 km, a top official confirmed.
2021-01-17
Category: International, Turkey,Defence/Security,Politics
EU supports Palestinian general elections: Official
Ramallah, Jan 17 (IANS) A European Union (EU) official announced the bloc's support for the Palestinian legislative polls scheduled for May 22 and the presidential elections slated to take place on July 31.
2021-01-17
Category: International, Israel,Politics
15 IAS officers transferred in UP
Lucknow, Jan 17 (IANS) The Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh has transferred 15 IAS officers, including Divisional Commissioners and District Magistrates.
2021-01-17
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Senior-most ex-MLC passes away in IP
Meerut, Jan 17 (IANS) Om Prakash Sharma, the senior-most former member of the Uttar Pradesh Legislative Council, has passed away in Meerut. He was 87.
2021-01-17
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
New tighter rules come into force in Scotland
Edinburgh, Jan 17 (IANS) New tighter Covid-19 restrictions came into force in Scotland with changes for takeaway outlets, and click and collect shopping.
2021-01-17
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
UK aviation sector calls for urgent support amid travel curbs
London, Jan 17 (IANS) The UK's aviation sector needs urgent government support if it is to survive another lengthy period of travel restrictions to curb surging coronavirus infections in the country, according to industry leaders.
2021-01-17
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics