Explained: How commission agents misuse MSP regime to pocket farmer benefits in Punjab

Manjeet Sehgal

Wheat procurement has kicked off in Punjab after the commission agents (arhtiyas) known as off their strike on April 10 following an understanding with the Punjab authorities. Despite the Union authorities’s choice to launch the MSP funds immediately to the financial institution accounts of farmers and bypass the agents, the Congress-ruled Punjab authorities has stored … Read more

CCI approves 2017 census, next to be conducted by 2023

CCI approves 2017 census, next to be conducted by 2023

The Council of Common Interest authorized on Monday the 2017 census and determined to full the next inhabitants depend of Pakistan earlier than the 2023 elections. Federal Minister for Planning and Development Asad Umar defined the choice: there was just one merchandise on the CCI’s agenda and that was taking a remaining determination on the … Read more

India gets third Covid-19 vaccine, how it may boost fight against coronavirus pandemic

India gets third Covid-19 vaccine, how it may boost fight against coronavirus pandemic

India on Monday accredited Russian jab Sputnik V because the third Covid-19 vaccine for restricted use within the nation. The vaccine was developed by the Gamaleya Research Institute (GRI) of Russia, and funded and promoted outdoors by the Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF). In India, the RDIF’s associate is Dr Reddy’s Laboratories, which conducted clinical … Read more