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Centre Protecting Farmers: Finance Minister On Doubling Fertiliser Subsidy

Centre Protecting Farmers: Finance Minister On Doubling Fertiliser Subsidy

Asian News International | Sunday May 22, 2022, New Delhi

Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Saturday said that the government has protected farmers from the rise in prices of fertilizers globally and an additional amount of Rs 1.10 lakh crore is being provided.

Imran Khan's New Praise For India's Foreign Policy After Fuel Prices Cut

Imran Khan's New Praise For India's Foreign Policy After Fuel Prices Cut

Asian News International | Sunday May 22, 2022, Islamabad

Lauding India for not buckling under the "US pressure" and buying discounted oil from Russia, former Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has said that his government was also working on the same thing with the help of an independent foreign policy

Google Doodle Celebrates Gama Pehalwan, The Undefeated Wrestling Champion

Google Doodle Celebrates Gama Pehalwan, The Undefeated Wrestling Champion

NDTV News Desk | Sunday May 22, 2022

Google Doodle today celebrates the birth anniversary of Gama Pehalwan, one of the most renowned wrestlers of pre-independent India.

Coronavirus LIVE Updates: India Recorded 2,323 New Cases, 25 Deaths On Saturday

Coronavirus LIVE Updates: India Recorded 2,323 New Cases, 25 Deaths On Saturday

Sunday May 22, 2022, New Delhi

Coronavirus claimed 25 more lives in India while 2,323 new cases were reported across the country yesterday, according to the Union health ministry. The death count increased to 5,24,348 while active cases dipped to 14,996.

Rajasthan Cuts State Tax On Petrol By Rs 2.48, Diesel By Rs 1.16

Rajasthan Cuts State Tax On Petrol By Rs 2.48, Diesel By Rs 1.16

Asian News International | Sunday May 22, 2022, Jaipur

The Rajasthan government on Saturday reduced value-added tax (VAT) on petrol by Rs 2.48 per litre and diesel by Rs 1.16 per litre, following the reduction of excise duty by the Centre.

Watch: Water Cans Chained In This Delhi Locality As Crisis Deepens

Watch: Water Cans Chained In This Delhi Locality As Crisis Deepens

Edited by Chandrajit Mitra | Sunday May 22, 2022, New Delhi

With Delhi's water crisis worsening, desperate scenes came to the fore as people chained their cans together while filling those from water tanks.

What Home Minister Amit Shah Said On New Education Policy

What Home Minister Amit Shah Said On New Education Policy

Press Trust of India | Sunday May 22, 2022, Deomali, Arunachal Pradesh

Union Home Minister Amit Shah today said that the New Education Policy (NEP) has been framed with the objective of making the country's youth "competent enough to stand tall in all spheres of life".

Thunderstorm Kills At Least 4 In Bengal

Thunderstorm Kills At Least 4 In Bengal

Press Trust of India | Sunday May 22, 2022, Kolkata

At least four people were killed when a nor'wester packing wind speed of 90 km per hour an hour and accompanied by rains struck the southern part of West Bengal on Saturday evening, a state disaster management official said.

Kerala Health Minister Directs Officials On Monkeypox: "Be Vigilant"

Kerala Health Minister Directs Officials On Monkeypox: "Be Vigilant"

Press Trust of India | Saturday May 21, 2022, Thiruvananthapuram

Kerala Health Minister Veena George directed the district authorities in the state to remain vigilant and create awareness about the disease.

Chhattisgarh Cop, Under Probe In Hit-And-Run Case, Dies By Suicide: Police

Chhattisgarh Cop, Under Probe In Hit-And-Run Case, Dies By Suicide: Police

Press Trust of India | Saturday May 21, 2022, Durg

An assistant sub inspector of police who was being probed in a hit-and-run case that killed one person allegedly committed suicide in Chhattisgarh's Durg district on Saturday, an official said.

Man Seen On Camera Hitting Mentally Ill Person, Later Found Dead, Arrested

Man Seen On Camera Hitting Mentally Ill Person, Later Found Dead, Arrested

Reported by Anurag Dwary | Saturday May 21, 2022, Bhopal

Police said that the elderly man, Bhanwarlal Jain, was from Sarsi in Ratlam district and went missing on May 15 after a visit to a religious event in Rajasthan.

Assam Floods: 4 More Dead, 6.8 Lakh Affected In 31 Districts

Assam Floods: 4 More Dead, 6.8 Lakh Affected In 31 Districts

Press Trust of India | Saturday May 21, 2022, Guwahati/Haflong

A report from Haflong, the headquarters of Dima Hasao which has been among the affected districts, said that efforts are on to restore communication channels to all parts of the hill district.

Maharashtra Court's Unique Order For Farmer Who Caused Wildfire

Maharashtra Court's Unique Order For Farmer Who Caused Wildfire

Press Trust of India | Saturday May 21, 2022, Mumbai

A magistrate's court in Maharashtra has ordered a farmer who unintentionally triggered a massive wildfire to plant 1,000 saplings and take care of them.

Next Australia Prime Minister Anthony Albanese No Stranger To India

Next Australia Prime Minister Anthony Albanese No Stranger To India

Press Trust of India | Saturday May 21, 2022, New Delhi

Australia's Prime Minister-elect Anthony Albanese is no stranger to India, Australian High Commissioner Barry O'Farrell said after incumbent Scott Morrison conceded defeat in the election on Saturday.

10 Bodies Recovered After Rescue Operations At Collapsed Jammu Tunnel

10 Bodies Recovered After Rescue Operations At Collapsed Jammu Tunnel

Written by Nazir Masoodi | Saturday May 21, 2022, Jammu

The workers were buried under debris following a massive landslide after an under-construction tunnel cave-in at Khoni Nallah along the Srinagar- Jammu highway.