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Has crop insurance helped Indian farmers? Many don’t get payments on time

The cropped area under insurance was 26 per cent in 2018-19. Despite strong government push and unseasonal heavy rains, farmers have reason to be hesitant.
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Paytm to seek $20 billion valuation in India’s biggest IPO

The price band for the upcoming IPO will be fixed at Rs 2,080-2,150 per share. The shares are expected to start trading on or around 18 November.


File photo of the Agni-V during the first test-fire in 2012. | Commons

India successfully test-fires N-capable Agni-V Ballistic Missile with 5,000 km range

Intercontinental ballistic missile Agni-V is capable of striking targets at ranges up to 5,000 km with high accuracy. Test comes amid India's ongoing LAC stand-off with China.
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Aryan Khan isn’t a show to enjoy. NDPS is a weapon vengeful state could use on you or your kids

The draconian Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act has been handed over to people who are prone to misuse it. The story we see unfolding on our TV screens is of its blatant misuse.