Thursday, 18 August, 2022

Topic: Varanasi

Talkpoint: Has Modi transformed Varanasi enough to showcase it to foreign dignitaries?

Experts weigh in on state of sewage and filth in Varanasi as Narendra Modi hosts Emmanuel Macron, President of France, in his constituency.

For Amit Shah’s Varanasi rally, attendees pay Rs 20 each through digital means

The rally is scheduled for 20 January, and local leaders say massive attendance will show that digitisation is reaching every nook and corner. New Delhi: Even...

More than 3 years after Modi’s clean Ganga promise, Varanasi is still drinking its sewage

Almost 4 years since PM’s promise, corpses and puja leftovers still pollute the river, while data shows that the holy city might be drinking its own sewage.

PM’s Varanasi catchment takes Union Cabinet by storm

Each of the five MPs along the 300-km highway corridor on either side of Varanasi is now a Union minister.

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Farmers plant paddy saplings in a field | PTI Photo

Good news from the farm as India’s FY22 foodgrain production estimated at record 316 mn tonnes

Wheat production estimate sees marginal upward revision to 106.8 million tons, though current rate lowest in 3 years.


HAL signed an MoU for opening an office in Kuala Lumpur | Twitter

Hindustan Aeronautics Limited to open first overseas marketing office in Malaysia for LCA Tejas

HAL is tapping new business opportunities for Light Combat Aircraft Tejas as well as servicing of Su-30 aircraft and Hawk trainer aircraft for the Royal Malaysian Air Force.
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Tiranga vs Tiranga: Gloves are off as Kejriwal joins the ‘nationalism’ battle with Modi

Kejriwal’s maun vrat on Modi has ended. This is an important turn in Indian politics. In some ways rivalling the dramatic turn in Bihar.