Daily Archives: December 19, 2017

Reforms in Agriculture Sector by Niti Aayog aim to double farmers income by 2022


The Government is aware of the roadmap outlined by NITI Aayog for reforms in agriculture sector and doubling farmers income by 2022. The Roadmap presents a quantitative framework for doubling farmers’ income which has identified seven sources of growth. These are: (i) increase in productivity of crops. (ii) increase in production of livestock. (iii) improvement in efficiency of input use ...

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Difficult to pinpoint impact of noteban on economy: Finance Minister


The finance ministry today said it is difficult to “pinpoint” the impact of demonetisation on the economy and affirmed that there was no stagnation. The overall growth of the Indian economy is dependent on many factors, including the rate of capital formation and savings and utilisation of technology, among others, said Minister of State for Finance P Radhakrishnan in a ...

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Well preserved remains of dinosaur like creature found in Uttarakhand


Scientists have been left baffled after a creature that resembles dinosaur with flesh still on its bones was found in Jaspur, a city in Uttarakhand. The partially-preserved body of the animal was discovered by an electrician cleaning a sub-station that has been untouched for 35 years. While it looks like a small dinosaur, they have been extinct for 65 million ...

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WannaCry ransom ware attack: US says North Korea responsible for attack

The United States officially accused North Korea late on Monday of carrying out the massive WannaCry attack that infected some 300,000 computers in 150 countries earlier this year. North Korea was widely suspected of being behind the computer virus and ransomware, which demanded payment to restore access. It has been denounced as such by Britain, but the United States had ...

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Sensex climbs 143 points as BJP wins Gujarat, HP


Buoyed by the BJP’s electoral success in Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh, the Sensex on Tuesday rallied 143 points as it moved closer to an all-time high. Firm Asian stocks on bets that US tax reforms Bill will go through supported the uptrend. The NSE Nifty wrested control of the crucial 10,400-mark. In the sectoral space, all indices were up, driven ...

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