Abdul Khader Nadakattin: The ‘tamarind maniac’ grassroots innovator

New Delhi, February 3rd, 2022: Abdul Khader Nadakattin, a serial grassroots innovator from Dharwad, Karnataka, is amongst the 107 Padma Shri awardees announced for the year 2022 in the Others (Grassroots Innovation) category. Abdul Khader Nadakattin is a serial innovator, and his prominent innovations include a device to separate tamarind seeds, ploughing blade manufacturing machine, Seed […]

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Remdesivir manufacturers volunteer to reduce price to support PM Modi’s efforts against COVID

New Delhi, April 14, 2021: The issue of availability of Remdesivir was reviewed by Mansukh Mandaviya, Minister of State, For Ports, Shipping and Waterways (Independent Charge) and Chemicals& Fertilizers, Government of India in meetings with the all-existing manufacturers of the Remdesivir drug and other stakeholders on 12th and 13th April 2021, where decisions have been taken […]

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Preliminary survey shows deposits of Lithium in Mandya district of Karnataka

New Delhi,  February 4, 2021: The Government on February 3rd said that preliminary surveys on the surface and limited subsurface by Atomic Minerals Directorate for Exploration and Research (AMD), a constituent unit of Department of Atomic Energy have shown presence of Lithium resources of 1,600 tonnes (inferred category) in the pegmatites of Marlagalla – Allapatna […]

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Five varieties of Indian coffee get GI Certification

The Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Government of India has recently awarded Geographical Indication (GI) to five varieties of Indian coffee. They are: Coorg Arabica coffee is grown specifically in the region of Kodagu district in Karnataka. Wayanaad Robusta coffee is grown specifically in the region of […]

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These are the top 10 revenue generating monuments of India!

The top ten revenue generating monuments of India during 2015-18 are Taj Mahal, Agra Fort, Qutub Minar, Red Fort, Humayun’s Tomb, Sun Temple Konark, Group of monuments Mamallapuram, Ellora Caves, Group of monuments Khajuraho, and Ajanta Caves, Aurangabad. The year wise details of expenditure incurred for conservation of protected monuments under Archaeological Survey of India […]

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Ramayana Circuit project details which you should know!

Ramayana Circuit is one of the fifteen thematic circuits identified for development under the Swadesh Darshan scheme of Ministry of Tourism. The Ministry has initially identified fifteen destinations for development under the Ramayana Circuit theme namely Ayodhya, Nandigram, Shringverpur & Chitrakoot (Uttar Pradesh), Sitamarhi, Buxar & Darbhanga (Bihar), Chitrakoot (Madhya Pradesh), Mahendragiri (Odisha), Jagdalpur (Chattisgarh), […]

From Chakhao Poireiton to Bamboo goodies, Women of India Organic Festival 2018 hits the bull’s-eye!

The 5th edition of the 10-day Women of India National Organic Festival 2018 organised by the Ministry of Women & Child Development culminated on the night of Sunday, 4th November, at the expansive grounds of Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts, Janpath Road. Over the 10 days, women farmers and entrepreneurs from across the country, […]