Poushali Dasgupta

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Growing Cocoa as an intercrop increases yield and farmer profitability

With improved technology and higher yields, the cross cultivation between coconut, arecanut and other palms has resulted in an increased profitability of the program as well as the farmers

Parliament Video: Send Bhagwant Mann to rehab, MPs write to Lok Sabha speaker

Bhagwat Mann had shot a 12-minute video giving running commentary on his way to the Parliament from home. According to the panel, Bhagwat Mann is not taking the enquiry seriously.

Rio Olympics 2016: Wrestler Narsingh Yadav meets Prime Minister Narendra Modi

The Indian contingent to Rio Olympics 2016 was accompanied by Wrestling Federation of India President Brijbhushan Sharan Singh during the meeting with Prime Minister.

Bulandshahr rape: Family upset with Azam Khan’s statement of ‘political conspiracy’

In a shocking statement, Azam Khan had called the brutal gangrape that took place in Bulandshahr a political conspiracy made by the opposition in an attempt to defame the government.

Rajnath Singh to raise state-sponsored terrorism issue in SAARC summit; no bilateral talks with Pakistan

Home Minister Rajnath Singh will raise the issue of cross-border terrorism and state-sponsored militants at the SAARC Home Ministers' conference to be held in Islamabad on Wednesday.

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GST Bill: Not applicable for Jammu & Kashmir, says Hasib Drabu

In a recent development in the GST bill, Jammu & Kashmir Finance Minister Hasib Drabu said that the proposed indirect tax reform bill will not be extended to the valley.

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7th Pay Commission: Arrears to be paid in one installment with hiked salary in August

Since the notification on the implementation of the 7th Pay Commission issued on Tuesday, the employees will get a revised pay in their salaries from August.

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Lok Sabha committee rejects AAP MLA Bhagwant Mann’s appeal

The Lok Sabha committee on the 8th day of the monsoon session of the parliament rejected AAP lawmaker Bhagwant Mann's appeal to appear before the committeee with his lawyer.

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Way cleared for flat SUC

Given the multiplicity of spectrum usage charges (SUC) based on how much spectrum is held, moving to a flat rate was always critical—right now, a 3% rate is charged for spectrum holdings of up to 4.4 MHz and this goes up

Way cleared for flat SUC

PFRDA launches new features for NPS subscribers

According to the statement, through the mobile app, 'NPS by NSDL e-Gov', subscribers can raise a request for transaction statement for a particular financial year that will be sent to the registered mail ID at end of the day.

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Compliance cost of labour laws should not demotivate biz: Govt

Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana (PMJDY) and Pradhan Mantri Suraksha Yojana (PMSY) are two such initiatives that aim to provide universal social cover, the Minister noted.

Defamation case against Arvind Kejriwal: SC may set aside HC order 

A bench of Justices A K Sikri and N V Ramana said it may remand back the matter to Delhi High Court to decide Kejriwal and other's plea seeking discharge in the case, on merit.

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47 per cent of smartphone gamers are women: Facebook

The survey found that on average, smartphones are the top gaming device for users -- at 71 per cent -- followed by computers at 64 per cent, tablets at 34 per cent and video game consoles at 26 per cent, adweek.com reported o

Congress leader Captain Amrinder Singh backs “loyalty affidavits”, says rebellions will be expelled

Sangrur (Punjab), July 12 (ANI): Reiterating the decision that party leaders would not turn "rebels" if denied the chance to contest the 2017 Punjab Assembly polls, Congress leader Captain Amarinder Singh on Tuesday warned th

Dalai Lama should give up attempt to divide China: Beijing

The Chinese government, which in the past held talks with the Dalai Lama representatives views the autonomy demand as a ploy for separation.

Lionel Messi sentenced to 21-month jail term for tax evasion

As a huge set-back for football legend Lionel Messi and his fans, a spanish court has condemned him to a 21-month prison sentence for three tax evasion crimes.

Cabinet expansion, code for BJP’s political arithmetic in assembly polls?

In one of the biggest political moves by Narendra Modi, the Prime Minister expanded his cabinet with the induction of 19 new faces and promoting Prakash Javadekar as a Cabinet Minister.

Modi Cabinet reshuffle 2016: Smriti Irani leaves tasks undone along with HRD ministry

In a major re-distribution in the biggest Modi government re-shuffle so far, Smriti Irani lost her Human Resource Development (HRD) portfolio to recently promoted cabinet minister Prakash Javadekar.

Delhi Chief Secretary Rajendra Kumar suspended, sent to 5-day custody

Rajendra Kumar was remanded to 5 day custody after CBI sought a 10-day remand against him. There are 5 contracts under scanner.

Dhaka Attack: Tarishi Jain’s last rites performed in Gurgaon

After 19-year-old Tarishi Jain was killed in the Dhaka terrorist attack, her mortal remains were brought to Delhi via Jet Airways flight along with parents.

Power generation growth doubles up to 9.5 per cent in 2016: Piyush Goyal

There is some good news for the power sector in the economy with an increase of 9.5 per cent this year in the power generation growth.

Rio Olympics 2016: Narendra Modi gives send-off to Indian contingents

Prime Minister Narendra Modi meets the Rio Olympics athletes representing India in the forthcoming games in Brazil to interact and wish them luck for their performance.

Tesla crash: Driver was watching ‘Harry Potter’ during impact, says truck driver

The driver of the tractor-trailer, Frank Baressi told AP that the Tesla driver was watching the popular film series, 'Harry Potter' in his car when the crash happened.

Kabali Mania: Pondy sells free movie tickets for usage of Public toilets

As the much voraciously-awaited movie of the year, Kabali, a tamil superstar Rajinikanth starrer, approaches its release date, the Puducherry Government has come up with an innovative idea to encourage people to use public to

Dhaka Attack: Bangladesh in denial, despite ISIS terror threats

As the Bangladeshi security forces probed the 11-hour siege that killed 20, while injuring several others in the uptown cafe, Holy Artisan in a diplomatic area in Dhaka, the government had repeatedly denied reports on ISIS cl

Hit and Run case: BJP MLA’s son detained after three killed by his BMW

BJP MLA Nand Kishor's son was detained after three people in an auto-rickshaw were mowed down by a speeding BMW car in Jaipur reportedly belonging to him.

Delhi welcomes monsoon, heavy pours expected in North India

Monsoon, delayed by a week this year, will arrive in Delhi within 24 hours. Intermittent rains were reported from different parts of Northern India with the national capital receiving a minimum of 13 mm rainfall on Friday mor

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