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India negotiating MoUs with African countries for import of pulses: MoS Muraleedharan

New Delhi, Sep 14 (UNI) India has entered into agreements with Malawi and Mozambique for import of pulses to meet growing domestic demands, and is also negotiating MoUs with some other African countries for import of pulses, Minister of State for External Affairs V. Muraleedharan said on Tuesday, and added that New Delhi is keen to explore the opportunity of investing in the agriculture sector in Africa.

Addressing the India-Africa Agriculture and Food Processing Summit, the Minister said India is always ready to share its experience and expertise of flagship programmes with African partners such as ‘Soil Health Card scheme’, ‘Per Drop More Crop’ for efficient use of soil and water in agriculture production.
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All eyes on 100 Cr vaccination: Govt expects to achieve the magic figure on Oct 20

All eyes on 100 Cr vaccination: Govt expects to achieve the magic figure on Oct 20

19 Oct 2021 | 11:52 PM

New Delhi, Oct 19 (UNI) India is set to achieve the milestone of 100 crore vaccination on Wednesday as the government is expected to carry out a special drive to achieve the magic figure, government sources told UNI.

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Priyanka announces 40 pc tickets to women in UP Polls, BJP-BSP call it 'political gimmick'

Priyanka announces 40 pc tickets to women in UP Polls, BJP-BSP call it 'political gimmick'

19 Oct 2021 | 11:15 PM

New Delhi, Oct 19 (UNI) Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra's announcement of giving 40 per cent tickets in the upcoming Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections to women has posed a new challenge for all the political parties, though most political parties, including the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), dismissed this declaration by the Congress as a 'political gimmick'.

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Three held for fraud

19 Oct 2021 | 10:57 PM

New Delhi, Oct 19 (UNI) Economic Offences Wing of Delhi Police on Tuesday arrested three persons in connection with siphoning off more than Rs 300 crore taken as loan from YES Bank and summoned Nira Radia for questioning in the case.

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VHP equates killings of Hindus in Bangladesh as "Jihadist genocide"; Urges UNO to intervene

19 Oct 2021 | 10:19 PM

New Delhi, Oct 19 (UNI) The Vishva Hindu Parishad (VHP) on Tuesday condemned the killings of people from the Hindu community in Bangladesh and urged the United Nations Organization (UNO) to send a Peace Keeping Force to stop the "Jihadist genocide" of the indigenous Hindus.

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Congress always stood for the women's rights: Rahul

Congress always stood for the women's rights: Rahul

19 Oct 2021 | 9:56 PM

New Delhi, Oct 19 (UNI) Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday asserted that the grand old party has always stood for the women's rights and it believes in equal rights and equal representation.

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