Goa Opposes the Cutting of 50,000 Trees

Goa’s travel and tourism industry stakeholders have oppposed the proposed felling of nearly 50,000 trees in two protected forests areas in the state to make way for three central projects. They pointed out that the move would cause environmental degradation and dampen the prospects of eco-tourism in the state, which attracted nearly eight million tourists

French Envoy: India’s Fair Price Shops Are At The Heart of Its Food Security System

India’s fair price shops are at the heart of its food security system and are key elements of its social protection system, said French Ambassador Emmanuel Lenain, on Tuesday during his visit to a fair price shop in Tughlakabad Extension in the national capital. India and France last week signed a credit financing agreement for

Designer Anjul Bhandari To Empower Women Of Rural Lucknow

  Self-taught designer, Anjul Bhandari, has had a long-standing love affair with art and Chikankari. After years of designing clothes out of passion, she launched her label in 2010 with the aim to not only give Awadhi craftsmen an unparalleled platform to keep their skill alive but also to empower the women of rural Lucknow.

Odisha Dist. Extends Lockdown Till June 30

Ganjam District collector Vijay Amruta Kulange on Sunday said that the district in Odisha has been placed under complete lockdown till June 30 to curb the community transmission of coronavirus. The lockdown restrictions in the district will be in force from 12.00 pm to 7.00 am every day till June 30, Kulange informed. However, there

‘Face Masks Critical In Preventing Covid Spread’

Researchers warn that people who hesitate to wear facemasks dramatically increases chances of being affected by the Covid 19. For the findings, published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, examined the chances of Covid-19 infection and how the virus is easily passed from person to person. From trends and mitigation procedures

2 terrorists killed in Kashmir encounter

Two terrorists were killed by Indian security forces at Zadoora Nipora area in South Kashmir’s Kulgam district on Saturday morning. As per the official records, the area comes under the Anantnag district and a search operation ended in gunfight and retaliation. The encounter took place after police and army launched a joint operation in the

‘TN returning to normalcy ahead of other states’

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K. Palaniswami on Saturday said the state was returning to normalcy step-by-step ahead of industrialised Gujarat and Maharashtra. Speaking at “Luminous Tamil Nadu”, a virtual seminar organised by the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), Palaniswami cited a report by Elara Securities to say the state was moving towards normalcy. According to

LA Mayor Stands with BLM

Los Angeles mayor Eric Garcetti took a knee in solidarity with protesters in a demonstration over the death of African American man George Floyd in police custody last week in Minneapolis. Garcetti took a knee during one of the demonstrations held near LA Police Department headquarters in downtown Los Angeles on Tuesday, expressing his support