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20 September, 2017 6:19 PM Navratri 2017: When Is Navratri And Why Do We Celebrate It

From garba dance to Durga Puja rituals, Navratri is celebrated in different ways across India. New Delhi: The festival of Navratri (literally meaning nine nights) is one of the most widely celebrated Hindu festivals. It is celebrated to honour Goddess Durga who symbolizes power and purity. Navratri is famous for the ritual of fasting or avoiding food grains 55

17 September, 2017 2:14 AM Vegetable prices come down after Onam

Cauliflower, drumstick still among the costlier lot Now that Onam is over and the Malayalam month of Chingam is ending, vegetables prices that were riding high on the strength of demand have come down. Tomatoes now cost ₹25 a kg in the Chala market for wholesale and ₹30 for retail. ‘Thundan mulagu’ that had gone up to ₹300 now costs only ₹40 a kg. The wholesale 18

14 September, 2017 7:43 AM WPI inflation rises sharply to 3.24 % in August

Wholesale inflation rose to a four-month high of 3.24 % in August as prices of food articles, led by onions and vegetables, soared. Inflation based on the wholesale price index (WPI) was 1.88 % in July 2017 and 1.09 % in August 2016. The last such high level of inflation was witnessed in April when the rate of price rise was 3.85 %. The government data released 24

5 September, 2017 2:01 PM Agriculture must attract youth, loan waivers no remedy, says MS Swaminathan

Indian agriculture must become profitable to boost farmers' income and attract youth to the farm sector as loan waivers cannot be sustained, according to eminent scientist M S Swaminathan. Indian agriculture must become profitable to boost farmers’ income and attract youth to the farm sector as loan waivers cannot be sustained, according to eminent scientist 31

17 August, 2017 12:25 AM “Na Gaali Na Goli” gesture heart warming: Rajnath Singh decodes PM's I-Day speech

We have completed 70 years since Independence and now we are in an era distinctively different on every aspect from innovation, motivation and the direction in which the country is marching ahead. The Prime Minister's address from the Red Fort on that Historic occasion had to reflect the same spirit and it certainly did. How was it different from the usual 47

15 August, 2017 7:05 AM 18 lakh people, Rs 1.75 lakh crore deposits under scrutiny post note ban: PM Modi

Vowing to continue crackdown on the black money, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said Rs 1.75 lakh crore deposits in banks post note-ban as well as 18 lakh people with income beyond known means are under scrutiny. NEW DELHI: Vowing to continue crackdown on the black money, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said Rs 1.75 lakh crore deposits 30

15 August, 2017 2:33 AM Independence Day 2017: Full text of PM Narendra Modi’s speech from Red Fort

Independence Day 2017: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today greeted the nation from the ramparts of the Red Fort on the occasion of 71st Independence Day of the Country. PM Modi started his speech by recalling the victims of recent Gorakhpur tragedy in which over 60 children affected by encephalitis allegedly died due to oxygen supply cu. He also recalled 103 2

13 August, 2017 10:35 AM What's the Difference Between Vegan and Vegetarian?

A vegetarian is someone who does not eat meat or consume any kind of animal product. They exclude meat, poultry and even seafood from their diet, however they may go on to consume dairy products such as milk and eggs. Likewise, vegans avoid meat, poultry and seafood but they take a little step ahead by not consuming milk, eggs, honey or any product/by-product 61

9 August, 2017 1:31 PM Agri exports decline to USD 33.87 bn in FY17

The primary reasons for a decline in the export of agricultural commodities are low commodity prices in the international market. India's agricultural exports declined to USD 33.87 billion in 2016-17 from USD 43.23 billion in 2013-14, Parliament was informed today. The primary reasons for a decline in the export of agricultural commodities are low commodity 36

2 August, 2017 9:13 AM RBI cuts Repo Rate by 25 bps: Full text of third bi-monthly monetary policy, 2017-18

1. Reduce the policy repo rate under the liquidity adjustment facility (LAF) by 25 basis points from 6.25 per cent to 6.0 per cent with immediate effect. Consequently, the reverse repo rate under the LAF stands adjusted to 5.75 per cent, and the marginal standing facility (MSF) rate and the Bank Rate to 6.25 per cent. The decision of the MPC is consistent 37