Day: November 6, 2022

Rakesh Tikait says he will boycott trials of GM Mustard

NEW DELHI: BKU leader Rakesh Tikait here on Sunday said he will not allow trials of genetically modified (GM) Mustard proposed by the central government. Addressing the mahapanchayat of farmers near Ghungroo intersection of Jhalwa, Tikait said, “The Ministry of Science and Technology has approved the trial of GM mustard. Preparations are being made to […]

Kerala launches scheme to reimburse tech license cost to startups

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Kerala has launched a scheme to reimburse the expense incurred by the nascent startup ventures to procure technology licenses from government research institutions in the country to commercialise and scale up their products. Under the project titled ‘Technology Transfer Scheme’, implemented through Kerala Startup Mission (KSUM), the government will reimburse upto Rs 10 lakh […]

Assam to have 24 medical colleges in next five years

GUWAHATI: While signing an MoU with Bright Star Investments Pvt Ltd for infrastructure development of the second medical college in Guwahati, Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said on Friday that within the next five years, Assam will have 24 medical colleges which will greatly improve the availability of doctors and healthcare in the state. […]

India’s Finance Minister hints at possibility of Modi government considering restoration of state status to Jammu and Kashmir

NEW DELHI: India’s Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Saturday hinted at the possibility of the Centre (Narendra Modi government of Central government) considering restoring state status to Jammu and Kashmir. She dropped the hint while talking about the distribution of funds to the states by the Centre as per the recommendations of the 14th Finance […]

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