Sugar

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Central Government Imposes Limitations On Sugar Exports

Central government put constraints on sugar exports of up to 100 lakh metric tonnes (LMT) from June 1 to October 31. This is to ensure domestic supply and price stability throughout the 2021-22 sugar season (October-September). Exports will be permitted only with the specific consent of the Directorate of Sugar under the Department of Food and Public Distribution. This year's sugar season has seen the largest sugar export in history.  

Wed, 25 May 2022 - 05:00 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: India, Sugar, Export, Restricted-Export-List, domestic price

Courtesy: ANI

Rain

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Rain Forecast In Northwestern India, Except West Rajasthan, During Next 5 Days: IMD

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) predicted a heatwave in West Rajasthan for the next five days. An extratropical weather system moving in from northern Pakistan caused rain-bearing clouds to develop, bringing rainfall to areas of Punjab, Haryana, Delhi, Uttarakhand, and Himachal Pradesh. On May 24, the IMD forecasted thunderstorms with hail in Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand, as well as gusty winds in North-Western India. 

Tue, 24 May 2022 - 09:55 AM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: IMD, IMD Forecast, rainfall, North West Region, India

Courtesy: India Today

Vivo Y75

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Vivo Introduces The Y75 4G Android Smartphone In India

Following the formal announcement of the Vivo Y75 5G, Vivo also revealed the 4G model of the Android smartphone. The new Y75 features a 44-inch 1080x2400 AMOLED screen with a 60 Hz refresh rate, the MediaTek Helio G96 SoC at the helm. It has in-display fingerprint sensor and a hybrid dual-SIM slot. It is available for Rs 20,999 on Vivo India's online store in Moonlight Shadow and Dancing Waves colorways. 

Mon, 23 May 2022 - 02:50 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Vivo , Smartphones, India, andriod, MediaTek

Courtesy: ANI

Baby

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Two-Day-Old Baby Dies In Sri Lanka As Father Couldn't Find Petrol Amid Country's Fuel Crisis

A two-day-old baby died in Sri Lanka's Central Highlands area as the country's fuel crisis worsened. Her father couldn't find petrol for his tuk-tuk to drive her to the hospital. Sri Lanka is battling to raise funds to import fuel and other necessities. India has aided Sri Lanka on multiple occasions, most recently providing 40,000 metric tonnes of diesel under a credit line arrangement on May 21.

Mon, 23 May 2022 - 12:10 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Sri Lanka, Fuel Crisis, India, baby girl, Fuel

Courtesy: DNA INDIA

Saudi Arabia Airport

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Saudi Nationals Prohibited From Visiting India & 15 Other Countries Due To Recent Covid Outbreak

Saudi Arabia issued a travel restriction on May 21 to India and 15 other countries, citing an increase in Covid-19 cases there in recent weeks. Lebanon, Syria, Turkey, Iran, Afghanistan, Yemen, Somalia, Ethiopia, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Libya, Indonesia, Vietnam, Armenia, Belarus, and Venezuela are among the countries where Saudi citizens are barred from traveling. There are no new restrictions on Indian citizens entering Saudi… read-more

Mon, 23 May 2022 - 10:49 AM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Saudi Arabia, India, travel restrictions, Covid-19, COVID restrictions

Courtesy: India Today

ASHA Volunteers

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WHO Honors India's All-Female ASHA Healthcare Volunteers

World Health Organization commended India's one million all-women ASHA volunteers on May 22 for their "crucial role" in giving easy access to healthcare services in rural regions. Accredited Social Health Activists (ASHA) are health-care personnel connected with the Indian government who serve as the first point of contact in rural India. During the coronavirus outbreak, most garnered praise for conducting door-to-door screenings to help… read-more

Mon, 23 May 2022 - 10:34 AM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: WHO, India, healthcare workers, ASHA volunteers, rural

Courtesy: India Today

Rohit Sharma and KL Rahul

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BCCI Reveals Team India's Groups For 5 T20I Series VS South Africa & 5th Test VS England

Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) revealed an 18-man team for the forthcoming five-match T20I series against South Africa, which begins on June 9. BCCI also revealed a 17-man Test team for the fifth Test against England. Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli won't play in the T20I squad but will play for the Test match. KL Rahul will be captain of the squad in the home series. 

Sun, 22 May 2022 - 09:25 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: BCCI, India, South Africa, T20I, Test match Series

Courtesy: Republic world

Sunil Chopra Indian-origin Mayor in UK

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Indian-Origin Sunil Chopra Appointed As Mayor Of London Borough Of Southwark For Second Time

Sunil Chopra, an Indian-origin businessman, was voted mayor of the London Borough of Southwark for the second time on May 21. Chopra served as mayor from 2014 to 2015 and deputy mayor from 2013 to 2014, making him the Borough's first Indian-origin mayor. This win is significant because Indian-origin people make up barely 2% of the population of the London Borough of Southwark Council.

Sun, 22 May 2022 - 07:50 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: India, UK, mayor, Indian-origin, Businessman

Courtesy: NDTV

Rain

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Rain Expected In Some Parts Of Northwest India between May 22-24: IMD

Rain is expected in various regions of Northwest India between May 22 and 24, according to India Meteorological Department (IMD). IMD predicts widespread light rain with thunder, lightning, thunderstorms, and hailstorm in isolated regions over Jammu & Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh, and Uttarakhand. According to IMD, precipitation in Northeast India will considerably decrease from May 22. Rainfall is expected across the southern states in the… read-more

Fri, 20 May 2022 - 11:40 AM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: IMD, IMD Forecast, rainfall, India, Thunderstorm

Courtesy: DNA India

Ashwini Vaishnaw

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First 5G Call In India Tested At IIT Madras Using Domestically Created Technology

Ashwini Vaishnaw, the Union Minister for Railways, Communications, Electronics, and Information Technology, placed the first 5G call on a trial network put up at IIT Madras using domestically produced technology on May 19. The complete end-to-end network, as per the minister, was conceived and constructed in India. He claimed it was an attempt to demonstrate Prime Minister Narendra Modi's commitment to a self-sufficient India. 

Fri, 20 May 2022 - 10:05 AM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: 5G, India, IIT Madras, Ashwini Vaishnaw, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Made in India

Courtesy: Zee News