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April 20, 2018

Leaves from nitrogen-rich trees can be potential fertilizers

Dr. Aditi Jain New Delhi: Persistent overuse of fertilizers to increase the crop yield has led to serious consequences on environment and human health. The problem has now come to full circle and the challenge ahead is to produce enough food for burgeoning population but in a sustainable manner. Scientists are now on look for alternatives to fertilizers which

SciTech

Science academies back neutrino lab project in Tamil Nadu

Dinesh C Sharma New Delhi: The India-based Neutrino Observatory (INO), an ambitious mega science project, has been at the centre of a controversy in Tamil Nadu with some political groups raising questions about environment clearance granted for setting up the underground facility in Bodi West Hills in Theni district. Now three national science academies have assured that the

India

Selva Kumari J. appointed as Executive Director HEPC

Newsroom24x7 Network New Delhi: The district magistrate of Etawah in Uttar Pradesh, Selva Kumari Jayarajan, (IAS, UP:2006) has been cleared for appointment as Executive Director, Handloom Export Promotion Council (HEPC) at Cheennai under the Ministry of Textiles for a period of fourt years. Tamil Nadu is Selva Kumari’s home state. She did her B.Arch. from

World

Australia Today: $3.75 billion hit to retirees and pensioners

Newsroom24x7 Network Canberra: Labor’s bungled and damaging retiree tax just gets worse, with new data showing the proposal would rip $3.75 billion out of 2.6 million APRA-regulated superannuation member accounts, including those held by pensioners despite Labor’s so-called ‘pensioner guarantee’. Labor’s proposal does not exempt pensioners whose APRA-regulated super funds are affected. These pensioners will

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Australia Today: Delivery of C-27J Spartan Battlefield Aircraft completed

Newsroom24x7 Network Richmond: Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) today welcomed the 10th and final C-27J Spartan into service during a ceremony at RAAF Base Richmond. Minister for Defence, Marise Payne, and Minister for Defence Industry, Christopher Pyne, congratulated RAAF on completing the upgrade to the Australian Defence Force’s comprehensive fleet of air mobility platforms. Minister

World

Australia today: Safety advisory against ViaGro

Newsroom24x7 Network Canberra: ViaGro 500mg Male Enhancement capsules pose a serious risk to your health and should not be taken, according to a safety advisory issued in Astralia today. The Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) has tested a product labelled ViaGro 500mg Male Enhancement capsules and found that: the capsules contain the undeclared substances theophylline and

India

Will not tolerate those who like to export terror: Narendra Modi in London

Newsroom24x7 Network London: Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi said here “We believe in peace but we will not tolerate those who like to export terror. We will give back strong answers and in the language they understand. Terrorism will never be accepted.” Without naming Pakistan, Modi gave a stern message stating those who like

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Madhya Pradesh

Rakesh Singh is the new Madhya Pradesh BJP President

Newsroom24x7 Network Bhopal: Madhya Pradesh Bharatiya Janata Party State unit president Nand Kumar Chauhan has been replaced by Jabalpur MP and BJP Chief Whip in Lok Sabha Rakesh Singh. The outgoing State BJP President Nand Kumar Chouhan has been inducted as a member to the National Executive of the party. Chouhan’s resignation, along with that

India

Retired bureaucrats write to PM on the “unspeakable horror” of Kathua and Unnao incidents

Newsroom24x7 Network New Delhi: When the entire country is shaken and rattled by the Unnao rape incident in Uttar Pradesh and the  gang rape and murder of an 8-year girl in Kathua district of Jammu and Kashmir, many retired bureaucrats have come forward and written a hard-hitting letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the

India

5 Mecca Masjid blast accused acquitted, Judge resigns after delivering judgement

Newsroom24x7 Network Hyderabad: A special anti-terror court today acquitted Swami Aseemanand and four others accused in the Mecca Masjid blast case, on the ground that the prosecution had failed to prove “even a single allegation” against them. Shortly after pronouncing the judgement in the Mecca Masjid blast case, K Ravinder Reddy, the special judge for

India

CGHS is responsible for the healthcare needs of government employees and pensioners: Supreme Court of India

Shivani Bhardwaj New Delhi: The Supreme Court of India has passed an order categorically stating that Central Government Health Scheme (CGHS) is responsible for taking care of healthcare needs and well being of the central government employees and pensioners. Going by the merit of a writ petition filed a retired Central Government pensioner, Shiv Kant

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