Environment ministry will be launching a ten year “Project Gangetic Dolphin” which will try to empower the river dependent population in reducing the river pollution and allowing sustainable fisheries. The project will be implemented by various ministries including jal shakti, ministry of shipping, ministry of agriculture & farmers welfare, ministry of fisheries, animal husbandry and dairying, ministries of power and rural development. … [Read more...] about Ladakh, Leh, Kargil to be India’s first carbon neutral region: PM Modi
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi unfurled the National Flag from the ramparts of the iconic Red Fort on Saturday, reinstating that independent India’s resolve to overcome all challenges is unshakeable. PM Modi said that he is confident that India will realise its dream of becoming self-reliant (Atmanirbhar). “I am confident of the abilities, confidence and potential of my fellow Indians,” the prime minister said. … [Read more...] about From the ramparts of Red Fort, PM Modi says ‘India will realise its dream’: Highlights of PM Modi’s Independence Day speech
Former West Indies captain Darren Sammy says he has still ‘not closed the door’ on his international return and plans to make a comeback to the national team ahead of 2021 T20 World Cup in India with a good show in the Caribbean Premier League (CPL). … [Read more...] about Darren Sammy eyeing international return, says ‘I’ve not closed that door’
"The light has been gloomy all day and we've been lucky to get the play we have. It did feel like the floodlights were pretty prominent. The umpires take their readings, we can only go off that so there's nothing more we can do about that." … [Read more...] about Bad light affecting play: Is pink ball the solution?
Of the total 49,036 deaths reported so far in the country, Maharashtra counts for the maximum with 19,427, followed by 5,514 in Tamil Nadu, 4,178 in Delhi, 3,717 in Karnataka, 2,746 in Gujarat, 2,475 in Andhra Pradesh, 2,335 in Uttar Pradesh, 2,319 in West Bengal and 1,081 in Madhya Pradesh. The fatality rate of under 2% is significant in this regard as the government’s containment strategy focuses on aggressive tracing, testing and isolating patients to ensure maximum number of lives are saved. … [Read more...] about Covid-19 status check on Independence Day: Recovery rate at 71.7%, fatality rate at 1.94%