Daily Archives: January 2, 2020

PM disburses Rs 12,000 crore to six crore farmers


Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday slammed states, which have not enrolled with the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Yojana (PMKSY), saying that such petty politics has done great damage to the farming community. “I expect that in the new year, those states which are not associated with the Kisan Samman Yojana will at least become a part of it this ...

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Mercury rises in Delhi, air quality still ‘severe’


The national capital recorded an above normal maximum temperature for the second consecutive day on Thursday after remaining in the grip of a prolonged cold spell, the longest since 1992. The city recorded a high of 23 degrees Celsius, three notches above normal, and a low of 4.6 degrees Celsius, three degrees below normal. On Wednesday, Delhi recorded a maximum ...

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Pak shells border areas in Poonch, first ceasefire violation of 2020


The Pakistan Army shelled mortars along the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch district, a defence spokesman said on Thursday. The Indian Army retaliated to the shelling that took place on Wednesday night. “Pakistan Army initiated unprovoked ceasefire violation by firing of small arms and shelling with mortars along the LoC in Krishna Ghati sector in district Poonch ...

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