Agriculture budget doubled to help double farm income by 2022, says PM Modi

June 20, 2018

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said his government has doubled the budget for agriculture to Rs 2.12 lakh crore to achieve its objective of doubling farm income by 2022. Interacting with farmers from over 600 districts via video conferencing, Modi said the four cornerstones of the government policy for raising farm income are cutting input cost, fair price for the crop, preventing the produce from rotting and creating alternate sources…

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IndiGo Offers Daily, Non-Stop Flights From Rs. 3,999 On Select Routes

June 20, 2018

Budget passenger carrier IndiGo is offering daily, non-stop flights from Lucknow to Pune and Goa at a starting all-inclusive price of Rs. 3,999, informed the airline on it’s official twitter handle- @IndiGo6E.  IndiGo’s new flights from Lucknow to Goa and vice versa started from June 15 while flights between Lucknow and Pune started from June 16. The airline is offering lowest all-inclusive one-way fare on limited seats only. However schedule…

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Glitch in this Nashik ATM: Withdraw Rs 4,000 get Rs 20,000

June 20, 2018

A snag in an ATM of Axis Bank here led to some customers receiving five times the money they had sought to withdraw. At least two customers of the bank received five times the amount they had entered in the interface of the ATM, situated in Vijay Nagar in CIDCO area, last night, a bank official said. More than Rs 2 lakh were withdrawn from the ATM before the malfunctioning…

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Dhadak Director On Janhvi Kapoor Resuming Work After Sridevi’s Death: ‘I Salute Her Courage’

June 20, 2018

Janhvi Kapoor, daughter of late actress Sridevi and filmmaker Boney Kapoor, is all set to present her debut film Dhadak. The film was in the work-in-progress stage when the news of Sridevi’s death broke. Janhvi resumed shooting after some days and completed the film. Shashank Khaitan, the director of Dhadak, told Mumbai Mirror that he ‘salutes her courage’ and the team tried to keep normal after Janhvi returned so that…

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WhatsApp viral message: ‘Modi government to ban WhatsApp use in country?’ Here’s the truth

June 20, 2018

A fake report being circulated on Whatsapp, and through e-mails, claims that the Narendra Modi government may ban the use of popular messaging platform WhatsApp in the country “as it is terrorist’s favourite app for messaging”. However, this is not true. The report, dated June 14, 2018 says: “At a meeting in New Delhi yesterday, the ministry expressed its concern over anti-national elements in the country using social media apps…

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