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MSP Operations during Kharif Marketing Season 2020-21

In the ongoing Kharif Marketing Season (KMS) 2020-21, Government continues to procure Kharif 2020-21 crops at its MSP from farmers as per its existing...

Water supply schemes under Jal Jeevan Mission inaugurated on the Indo-Myanmar border in Manipur

Chief Minister of Manipur Shri N Biren Singh inaugurated two water supply projects for two villages under Jal Jeevan Mission. The two villages on...

Vigilance Awareness Week, 2020

The Central Vigilance Commission observes the Vigilance Awareness Week from 27th October to 2nd November, 2020. This is observed every year during the week...

English rendering of PM’s address in the 17th Episode of ‘Mann Ki Baat 2.0’ on 25.10.2020

My dear countrymen, Namaskar. Today is the festival of Vijaydashami, that is Dussehra. On this auspicious occasion, heartiest greetings to all of you. The...

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India records a new Milestone: Recovery Rate touches 90.00%

India has recorded another landmark achievement. The national Recovery Rate has touched 90% today. 62,077 have recovered and discharged in the last 24 hours...

PM to inaugurate National Conference on Vigilance and Anti Corruption

The Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi will inaugurate the National Conference on Vigilance and Anti-Corruption, on the theme सतर्क भारत, समृद्ध भारत (Vigilant India,...

PM to interact with beneficiaries of PM SVANidhi Scheme from UP on 27 October

Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi will interact with the beneficiaries of PM SVANidhi Scheme from Uttar Pradesh on 27 October at 10:30 AM via...

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Covid 19: Global Data, Analyses, and Policy Implications.

Introduction: Lazy Media and Damned Statistics Is it unfair or disingenuous to write of the Western media as lazy? Do we not get the media that we deserve, and so is it not our own fault that much reportage in the west concerning the Covid 19 pandemic often appears both shallow and partial?

Water, Diamer Bhasha Dam, and Sino- Pak Collision

Figure 1 Water v Population Beggars can’t be choosers. However, they do have a choice of place for begging....

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PM to inaugurate India’s second Multi Modal Terminal on Ganga at Sahibganj in Jharkhand

The Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi will dedicate to the nation India’s second riverine Multi Modal terminal built at...

INDEX OF EIGHT CORE INDUSTRIES (BASE: 2011-12=100) FOR JUNE, 2020

The Office of Economic Adviser, Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade is releasing Index of Eight Core...

IIT Student Fathima’s suicide note accuses Ambedkar Periyar Study Circle’s Faculty advisor Milind Brahme

Update (Nov 13th 11:00PM IST) : We have received multiple queries regarding the reliability of the...

WP Starter Pack SCAM | Mega Scam Unearthed by The South Asian Express Team

A new website registered in 23rd May 2019 has been caught involved in a mega scam. The...

Abrogation of Article 370 is based on the Government’s faith and trust in the People J&K

Prime Minister said that the abrogation of the Article 370 has led to the complete integration of Jammu &...

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President of India’s Greetings on The Eve of Dussehra

The President of India, Shri Ram Nath Kovind has sent his greetings to his fellow citizens on the eve of Dussehra.   In a message, the...

Vice President greets the nation on the eve of Dussehra

The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu has greeted the nation on the eve of Dussehra. In his message, he urged everyone...

SAI approves national coaching camp for Table Tennis, TTFI to conduct camp in Sonepat

The Sports Authority of India has approved the national coaching camp for Table Tennis, which will commence on 28th October till 8th December. The...

MSP Operations during Kharif Marketing Season 2020-21

In the ongoing Kharif Marketing Season (KMS) 2020-21, Government continues to procure Kharif 2020-21 crops at its MSP from farmers as per its existing...

Water supply schemes under Jal Jeevan Mission inaugurated on the Indo-Myanmar border in Manipur

Chief Minister of Manipur Shri N Biren Singh inaugurated two water supply projects for two villages under Jal Jeevan Mission. The two villages on...

Vigilance Awareness Week, 2020

The Central Vigilance Commission observes the Vigilance Awareness Week from 27th October to 2nd November, 2020. This is observed every year during the week...

English rendering of PM’s address in the 17th Episode of ‘Mann Ki Baat 2.0’ on 25.10.2020

My dear countrymen, Namaskar. Today is the festival of Vijaydashami, that is Dussehra. On this auspicious occasion, heartiest greetings to all of you. The...
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Covid 19 Strategy for the Global South : Why it is unwise to follow the west – by Ian Inkster

The 20th century debate on appropriate technology as aid to the global south was eventually won by those who saw the reason in refusing to plan development around the wholesale use of large-scale western techniques. Today, right now, the discourse on aid to the poor nations of...

Covid 19 in South Asia – Lessons from Oceania.

Ian Inkster, SOAS, University of London. In an earlier contribution to The South Asian Express (Wednesday 6 May), I suggested that the region was on the cusp of an invasion of the coronavirus. I also argued that a good measure of both the seriousness...

COVID 19: South Asia in Global Context

Ian Inkster, SOAS, University of London. There is a very high probability that South Asia is about to enter the more severe phase of the COVID 19 attack. This will involve an acceleration in the number of people infected by the virus, but also...

THE TRUTH BEHIND CORONA CONSPIRACY THEORIES

Be it Trump saying “looking into reports that the virus escaped from the Wuhan lab” or some Chinese officials accusing that it was the US army that brought the virus to Wuhan, as the novel Corona virus spreads around the world, conspiracy theories are spreading just as fast. While some people claim...

THE CORONA COMBAT – FIFTH REVIEW. THINKING BEYOND LOCK DOWNS BY LT GEN PR SHANKAR (R)

Fourth Review @https://palepurshankar.blogspot.com/2020/04/the-corona-combat-fourth-review-on-to.html Phase1Successfully executed. Phase 2New guidelines issued by government of India as outlined by PM.Battle continues without a pause.Voices and articles questioning the lockdown are surfacing. Hindsight is always clear. It is so clear that you can conclude that...

THE CORONA COMBAT – SECOND REVIEW BY LT GEN P R SHANKAR (R)

This is a follow up of the first review GeneralWe are now into Day 10 of our lockdown. Midway point of Phase 1 of the battle with the Chinese Virus. Approaching Phase 2 shortly. Critical times ahead. Time for a review of the situation....

A glimpse of the post Covid world scenario – Global analysis from Indian perspective

As we reach the Summers, hoping that the virus goes down, China opened up Wuhan and declared it feasible to roam around within the city. People came out after a lockdown that extended for 75 days and the dragon made it a point to show the shower...

Covid – 19 : How India’s rapid action prevented a colossal disaster

Recently, the chair of U.K. think tank Chatham House, commended the “fast, aggressive” Chinese response to the coronavirus outbreak,suggesting western countries should follow suit. However he later added, "Thank God this didn’t start in somewhere like India, because there’s absolutely no way that the quality of Indian...

Covid19, it’s impact on geopolitics in South Asia and China -By Lt. Gen. P R Shankar (R)

Covid 19 is causing a humanitarian crisis of epic proportions and is roiling people worldwide. As per reports the peak of this pandemic seems to be still ahead. Its outcomes might be even more disastrous than what we have seen so far. The world is on the...

“The opportunity given by the demons of Pakistan” : by Lt Gen P R Shankar (R)

Disappearing K Word When article 370 was abrogated on 05 Aug 19, Pakistan and its Prime Minister Mr Imran Khan went ballistic. They predicted war and nuclear holocaust. They predicted mass bloodshed when restrictions were lifted in Kashmir. They promised to stand by their...

IISc and Think India conduct youth conference to engage young students towards ‘Mission 2020’.

Student council of Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru and Think India organization organized the conference 'Jagruti 2020' , a national level youth conference on the theme of 'Mission 2020'. The key agenda of the event was to discuss ideas on achieving the vision of...

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MSP Operations during Kharif Marketing Season 2020-21

In the ongoing Kharif Marketing Season (KMS) 2020-21, Government continues to procure Kharif 2020-21 crops at its MSP from farmers as per its existing MSP Schemes, as was done in previous seasons. Paddy procurement for Kharif 2020-21has gained good momentum...

President of India’s Greetings on The Eve of Dussehra

The President of India, Shri Ram Nath Kovind has sent his greetings to his fellow citizens on the eve of Dussehra.   In a message, the...

Vice President greets the nation on the eve of Dussehra

The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu has greeted the nation on the eve of Dussehra. In his message, he urged everyone...

SAI approves national coaching camp for Table Tennis, TTFI to conduct camp in Sonepat

The Sports Authority of India has approved the national coaching camp for Table Tennis, which will commence on 28th October till 8th December. The...

MSP Operations during Kharif Marketing Season 2020-21

In the ongoing Kharif Marketing Season (KMS) 2020-21, Government continues to procure Kharif 2020-21 crops at its MSP from farmers as per its existing...
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Union Minister of State for Home Affairs, Shri G. Kishan Reddy takes part in 59th Raising Day of the Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP)

Union Minister of State for Home Affairs, Shri G. Kishan Reddy took part in the Raising Day function organized in Greater Noida today on...

Extension of due dates for Annual Return and Reconciliation Statement for 2018-19

The Government has been receiving a number of representations regarding need to extend due date for filing Annual Return (FORM GSTR-9) and Reconciliation Statement...

Extension of due date of furnishing of Income Tax Returns and Audit Reports

In view of the challenges faced by taxpayers in meeting the statutory and regulatory compliances due to the outbreak of COVID-19, the Government brought...

PM three key projects in Gujarat

Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi inaugurated 3 key projects in Gujarat today through video conferencing. Shri Modi launched the Kisan Suryodaya Yojana for providing 16...

Text of PM’s address at the inauguration of three key projects in Gujarat via video conferencing

नमस्कार! गुजरात के मुख्यमंत्री श्री विजय रूपाणी जी, उपमुख्यमंत्री श्री नितिन पटेल जी, गुजरात भाजपा प्रदेश अध्यक्ष और सांसद, श्री सी. आर. पाटिल जी, अन्य...

Price Monitoring and Resource Unit set up in Goa under the aegis of National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority (NPPA)

A Price Monitoring and Resource Unit (PMRU) has been set up in Goa under the aegis of National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority (NPPA), Department of...
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J&K all set to fulfil Prime Minister Sh. Narendra Modi’s vision by ensuring piped potable water supply for every school and Anganwadi centre within...

Children are the future of every nation and to provide safe water and improved hygiene is essential for their growth and holistic development. Ministry...

India continues to maintain Active Cases below 7 lakh for the Second Day

India continues to report a trend of steadily declining active cases. The active cases are less than 7 lakh for the second consecutive day...

Result of Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination, 2020 for Admission in Indian Forest Service (Main) Examination, 2020

On the basis of screening test held through Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination, 2020 on 4th Oct., 2020, the candidates with the following Roll Numbers...

IIT in Partnership with TCS Sets New Trends in India’s Advanced Manufacturing Sector

IIT Kharagpur has developed novel Industry 4.0 technology for remotely controlled factory operations and real-time quality correction during industrial production, jointly with TCS to...

Result of The Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination, 2020

On the basis of the result of the Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination, 2020 held on 04/10/2020, the candidates with the following Roll Numbers have...

Prime Minister Narendra Modi to Interact with CEO’s of leading Global Oil & Gas Companies AND Inaugurate India Energy Forum

Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi will interact with CEOs of leading Global Oil & Gas Companies in the annual event organized by NITI Aayog...

Auction for Sale (Issue) of ‘New GS 2023’, Auction for Sale (Re-Issue) of ‘GoI Floating Rate Bond 2033’, Auction for Sale (Re-issue) of ‘New...

The Government of India (GoI) has announced the Sale (Issue/Re-issue) of (i) ‘New Government Stock, 2023’ for a notified amount of Rs6,000 crore (nominal)...
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PM three key projects in Gujarat

Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi inaugurated 3 key projects in Gujarat today through video conferencing. Shri Modi launched the Kisan Suryodaya Yojana for providing 16...

Text of PM’s address at the inauguration of three key projects in Gujarat via video conferencing

नमस्कार! गुजरात के मुख्यमंत्री श्री विजय रूपाणी जी, उपमुख्यमंत्री श्री नितिन पटेल जी, गुजरात भाजपा प्रदेश अध्यक्ष और सांसद, श्री सी. आर. पाटिल जी, अन्य...

Price Monitoring and Resource Unit set up in Goa under the aegis of National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority (NPPA)

A Price Monitoring and Resource Unit (PMRU) has been set up in Goa under the aegis of National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority (NPPA), Department of...

J&K all set to fulfil Prime Minister Sh. Narendra Modi’s vision by ensuring piped potable water supply for every school and Anganwadi centre within...

Children are the future of every nation and to provide safe water and improved hygiene is essential for their growth and holistic development. Ministry...

India continues to maintain Active Cases below 7 lakh for the Second Day

India continues to report a trend of steadily declining active cases. The active cases are less than 7 lakh for the second consecutive day...

Result of Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination, 2020 for Admission in Indian Forest Service (Main) Examination, 2020

On the basis of screening test held through Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination, 2020 on 4th Oct., 2020, the candidates with the following Roll Numbers...

IIT in Partnership with TCS Sets New Trends in India’s Advanced Manufacturing Sector

IIT Kharagpur has developed novel Industry 4.0 technology for remotely controlled factory operations and real-time quality correction during industrial production, jointly with TCS to...

Result of The Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination, 2020

On the basis of the result of the Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination, 2020 held on 04/10/2020, the candidates with the following Roll Numbers have...

Government committed to landscape restoration for snow leopard habitat conservation.

            Minister of State for EnvironmentForest and Climate Change Shri Babul Supriyo has said that the Government of India has been conserving snow leopard...

Jammu & Kashmir grievance system has been integrated with the Central Grievance Portal: Dr Jitendra Singh

Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER), MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances, Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Dr Jitendra...

Astronomers from NCRA-TIFR, Pune, and RRI, Bangalore uncover mystery behind decline of star formation rate after its peak 8-10 billion years ago

For long, scientists have been intrigued by the decrease in the rate at which stars were formed in galaxies after it peaked about 8-10...

Para-Archer Ankit who had tested Covid positive discharged from hospital, advised home isolation for ten days

Para-Archer Ankit who had been admitted to the Bhagwan Dass Hospital, Sonepat on October 13 after testing positive for the coronavirus , has been...