Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana (PMFBY)

The Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojna (PMFBY) was introduced on 14th January 2016, in a move aimed at reducing agricultural distress and farmer’s welfare without having to affect hefty hikes in the Minimum Support Prices (MSP) of agricultural products prices due to Monsoon fluctuations induced risks The PMFBY Scheme operates on the basis of ‘Area … Read more

As more troops arrive, parties in Valley warn: Don’t touch Article 35A

Uncertainty spread over large parts of the Valley after the deployment of additional forces prompted political leaders to say that this could be part of the plan to abrogate Article 35A.  People in many areas started panic-buying of essential items. Senior police officers in Jammu and Kashmir described the deployment of the extra forces as … Read more

Mahalaxmi Express Live updates: All 700 passengers evacuated safely, says Railways

Mumbai-Kolhapur Mahalaxmi Express has been stranded since early Saturday morning with around 700 passengers on board after heavy rains flooded the tracks. The train has been held up since 3 am between Badlapur and Vangani in Maharashtra, which is 100 kilometres away from Mumbai, a passenger on board said.A Central Railways officer said 700 passengers … Read more

Kanwar Yatra 2019

Kanwar Yatra The Kanvar is an annual pilgrimage of devotees of Shiva, known as Kanvarias or “Bhole” , to Hindu pilgrimage places of Haridwar, Gaumukh and Gangotri in Uttarakhand and Sultanganj in Bihar to fetch holy waters of Ganges River. Millions of participants gather sacred water from the Ganga and carry it across hundreds of … Read more

Pro Kabaddi 2019: Live Updates

About Pro Kabaddi League The Pro Kabaddi League, currently known as Vivo Pro Kabaddi League for sponsorship purpose, is a professional-level Kabaddi league in India.  It was launched in 2014 and is broadcast on Star Sports.The leagues inception was influenced by the popularity of the Kabaddi tournament at the 2006 Asian Games. The format of the competition … Read more