There are 18.50 lakh farmers in Punjab out of which around 2,10,438 farmers (11.3 per cent) have been registered. They are being facilitated by 1,369 traders and, 5,241 arhtiyas (commission agents) registered on the e-NAM portal.
In November 2018, the state Urban Development Department accorded the Hyperloop project the status of a ‘Public Infrastructure Project’ and gave the go-ahead to award the work using the Swiss Challenge Method.
Yemenis from both sides said the ban had effectively created two currencies with diverging values, adding to the turmoil in a state already governed by two powers and brought to its knees by the war.
Modern-day diplomatic ties between India and Brazil were established in 1948, soon after India got independence in 1947.
Given the daily protests in the national capital against the new citizenship law, the NPR, and the proposed NRC, the order triggered apprehensions on Friday night that a crackdown was imminent. Delhi Police officers have, however, clarified that the order is routine, and is issued periodically.
This fall in birth rate can be largely attributed to China’s one-child policy, which came into force in 1979 under then-leader Deng Xiaoping. According to a Deloitte Insights report, China’s population has aged faster than elsewhere, which will slow down the country’s growth potential.
“Will there be enough work for everyone to do in the twenty-first century?... The answer is ‘no’ and... the threat of ‘technological unemployment’ is now real,” writes economist and former UK government policymaker Daniel Susskind.
Out of Delhi’s 70 constituencies, the highest additions in the electoral rolls can be seen in the bordering constituencies located in North Delhi, South West Delhi and southeast Delhi.
A look at some of the key differences between a courtroom trial and the impeachment trial that will play out in the coming days.
Yada Yada is an alphavirus, a group of viruses that the researchers described as “small, single-stranded positive-sense RNA viruses (that) include species important to human and animal health..."
One out of two sentences were for sexual violence-murder; in three out of four sexual violence-murder death sentences, children were the killer’s victims.
The NIA Act was enacted in the aftermath of the Mumbai terrorist attacks of 2008. A decade later, the Act was amended with the objective of speedy investigation and prosecution of certain offences, including those committed outside India.
The monsoon is supposed to begin on June 1, and withdraw fully by September 30. Over the past many years, however, significant changes have been seen in precipitation patterns. So, the ‘normals’ are now set to shift.
Bapu Nadkarni's greatest strength was his accuracy while bowling, which helped him retire with a career economy rate of 1.67 in Test matches.
The lime-green colour of a newborn puppy’s fur has led his owners to name him “Hulk”.
Under Australia’s Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conversion Act, 1990 bushfire management is separated into two categories, of firefighting and fire prevention, but amid the ongoing bushfires, indigenous methods are gaining significance.
Under the “safe third country” agreement, migrants have to apply for asylum in the first country they land in. If they fail to do so and proceed to the second country, they can be sent back to the first country.
Observers believe that after the constitutional changes come into force, Vladimir Putin would shift back to the prime minister's chair, effectively securing his future in power through re-elections, while redistributing some of his powers with lawmakers.
The trial will offer the impeachment managers a unique spotlight, and give them a high-profile opportunity to lift their standing in Congress.
The club will continue have its office-bearers, will hold its elections every three years and will be associated to other sports like cricket.