The first 'Kisan Rail' from South India arrived in Delhi's Adarsh Nagar Railway Station on September 11. The train started from Andhra Pradesh's Ananthapuramu on September 09 carrying 322 tonnes of fresh fruits and vegetables. Train provides fast transport connectivity between Ananthapuramu to New...
Several patients are suffering from mysterious illness at Pulla and Komirepalle villages of West Godavari district. Patients are showing symptoms of epilepsy, fever, vomiting etc. They are shifted to government hospital. Citing the gravity of the situation, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy has sent officials to take cognizance of the situation. Health Minister Alla Kali Krishna Srinivas also visited the villages.
Balaram Khamari, 26, is an agar artist. He grows microorganisms in petri dishes so as to form artistic patterns, with the help of agar — a jelly-like substance made from seaweed. A postdoctoral fellow in medical microbiology at the Sri Sathya Sai deemed university in Andhra Pradesh, Khamari has been “painting” with microbes for just over a year. In December, one of his art works — Microbial Peacock — won second prize at the American Society for Microbiology’s annual agar art contest. Take a look at how he creates these works.
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Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar said that the 11th round of meeting between Centre and farmer leaders remained inconclusive as farmers' welfare was not at the heart of talks from the unions' side. "I am sad about it. Farmers unions said that they only want to repeal the laws despite the govt asking for alternatives," he said. "We asked them to reconsider our proposal as it is in the interest of farmers and the country. We asked them to convey their decision tomorrow," he added.
Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar said that there are forces that want the farmers' agitation to continue and ensuring that no good comes out of it. Centre and farmer leaders held 11th round of talks today, which also remained inconclusive. Centre proposed to reconsider its proposal of implementation of farm laws on hold for 1-1.5 years and asked farmers to give their decision by tomorrow.
Farmer leaders and representatives held a meeting with Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar and other ministers over farm laws. The meeting was held at Vigyan Bhawan. This is the 11th round of meeting between farmer leaders and Centre. In 10th round of meeting on January 20, Centre proposed to suspend the farm laws for one and a half years. Farmers are firm on their demand for a complete repeal of the farm laws.
As the President Joe Biden administration takes shape, India will continue to remain engaged at all levels and will work together, said Ministry of External Affairs Spokesperson Anurag Srivastava during a press briefing in New Delhi on January 22. "On January 20th after President Joe Biden assumed charge, PM Modi had sent him best wishes via Twitter. As the new administration takes shape, we will continue to remain engaged at all levels and work together," said MEA Spokesperson Srivastava.
CNN’s Vedika Sud reports from New Delhi on the pride and celebrations in India for Kamala Harris’ inauguration as the first female, first Black and first South Asian Vice President of the United States.
Members of the Indian cricket team arrived in Mumbai from Australia tour on January 21. The players have been advised to remain in 7-day home quarantine, an official informed. Ajinkya Rahane, Rohit Sharma, Shardul Thakur and Prithvi Shaw landed in Mumbai this morning. Head coach Ravi Shastri also reached Mumbai with the players. An injury-ravaged India beat Australia by three wickets in the 4th test in Brisbane. India clinched the series and retained the Border Gavaskar Trophy. Meanwhile, Rishabh Pant landed in New Delhi. While speaking to the reporters outside the airport, he said, “I am so happy that we retained the trophy. The whole team is very happy.” Pant scored an unbeaten 89 runs in fourth Test as India chased down a total of 328. This was the highest chase recorded at the Brisbane Cricket Ground. Watch the full video for more.
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Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy flagged-off the Mobile Dispensing Units (MDUs) in Vijayawada on January 21. These MDUs are being deployed for distribution of rice and other essential commodities under Public Distribution System (PDS). All the MDUs will have a GIS fitted, which will help to keep a track of the live location. State government had procured 9260 vehicles on the cost of Rs 539 crores. Andhra Pradesh becomes the first state to launch door-delivery of rice under PDS.
A team of scientists visited Andhra's Eluru where many people fell sick with mystery illness. A nine-member team from National Institute of Nutrition (NIN), Hyderabad visited the town. The scientists collected samples of water, food along with blood and urine samples of patients. Earlier, Andhra Pradesh CM Jagan Mohan Reddy had visited Eluru govt hospital. CM Reddy had met patients who were afflicted by the unknown disease. More than 300 people were affected with the mystery disease in Eluru. A team of AIIMS doctors had also collected samples of patients for further tests. Around 200 patients were discharged from the hospital after treatment. The outbreak started in the One-Town area of Eluru and claimed one life on December 6. So far, authorities have not been able to identify the origin of the disease. The mysterious disease saw people falling unconscious after fits and nausea.
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