Kerala Congress Leader KV Thomas Sacked After Addressing CPI(M) Poll Meet, Praising CM Vijayan

Congress expelled its rebel leader and former Union Minister KV Thomas for alleged anti-party activities, KPCC chief K Sudhakaran said. The party took action against Thomas hours after the veteran shared the stage with CPI(M) leader and Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan and praised him in a bypoll meeting of the left party-led front in … Read more

Scientists grow plant in lunar soil, raise hopes of growing plants on Moon

That’s one small pot of soil, one giant leap for man’s knowledge of space agriculture: scientists have for the first time grown plants in lunar soil brought back by astronauts in the Apollo program. The ground-breaking experiment, detailed in the journal Communications Biology on Thursday, has given researchers hope that it may be possible to … Read more

From Sonia’s ascension in 1998 to Rahul’s in 2013: A look back at previous Congress ‘Chintan Shivirs’

The top leadership of the Congress from across India has assembled in Udaipur, Rajasthan, for a three-day “Chintan Shivir” — the fourth in the past two-and-a-half decades — that begins on Friday to find ways to win elections and end the party’s recent history of setbacks and internal discord. But the context of this conclave … Read more

When is Narasimha Jayanti 2022? Date, Significance, Puja Muhurat, Fasting Rules and Rituals

Narasimha Jayanti is said to be one of the prominent Hindu festivals which is celebrated to mark the fourth incarnation of Lord Vishnu. Narasimha is made of two Sanskrit words which reveal the story of the incarnation of the lord. ‘Nara’ means man and ‘Simha’ means lion which describes the half human half lion avatar … Read more

Nabard extends financial support of Rs.19,718 crore to Haryana

The National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) has extended financial support of Rs 19,718 crore for agriculture and rural development in Haryana during the financial year of 2022-23. The financial support has been given to various stakeholders under different NABARD schemes. According to a release, in order to bring micro irrigation facilities to … Read more