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Lakhs lose jobs as tourism badly hit in eastern region: Travel Agents Federation of India

The tourism industry in eastern India has taken a severe beating due to the COVID-19 outbreak with lakhs of people dependent on it suffering immense losses and job cuts, the Travel Agents Federation of India (TAFI) said on Sunday.
At least two lakh people directly associated with the tourism sector in this part of the country are facing the brunt of the pandemic.(Unsplash)
At least two lakh people directly associated with the tourism sector in this part of the country are facing the brunt of the pandemic.(Unsplash)
Updated on Apr 13, 2020 09:44 AM IST
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Kolkata | ByPress Trust of India

Coronavirus outbreak: More testing centres needed, states should contain cases locally, says PGIMER director

On an average, 50 tests are being conducted daily, right now at PGIMER, Chandigarh
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Updated on Mar 22, 2020 01:29 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | ByAmanjeet Singh Salyal, Chandigarh

TIFR scientists find increase in electric current in sun’s magnetic regions

Findings to help protect satellites based in earth’s outer environment
Solar fares are eruptions of high-energy radiation from the sun’s surface and can cause radio and magnetic disturbances on the earth.(AP)
Solar fares are eruptions of high-energy radiation from the sun’s surface and can cause radio and magnetic disturbances on the earth.(AP)
Updated on Jun 10, 2019 07:23 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | BySnehal Fernandes, Mumbai

China’s BRI is facing resistance in region, says ministry report

India has refused to participate in BRI citing sovereignty issues because the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) passes through Pakistan Occupied Kashmir (PoK).
India has refused to participate in BRI citing sovereignty issues because the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) passes through Pakistan Occupied Kashmir (PoK).(AP File Photo)
India has refused to participate in BRI citing sovereignty issues because the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) passes through Pakistan Occupied Kashmir (PoK).(AP File Photo)
Updated on Feb 04, 2019 07:55 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | BySudhi Ranjan Sen

India, Indonesia for rules-based and peaceful Indo-Pacific region

Noting that both India and Indonesia are maritime neighbours and sea faring nations, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Indonesian President Joko Widodo issued the Shared Vision of the two countries on Maritime Cooperation in the Indo-Pacific.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, left, talks with Indonesian President Joko Widodo, centre, at the National Monument Monas during India-Indonesia kite exhibition in Jakarta, Indonesia.(AP)
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, left, talks with Indonesian President Joko Widodo, centre, at the National Monument Monas during India-Indonesia kite exhibition in Jakarta, Indonesia.(AP)
Published on May 30, 2018 02:32 PM IST
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Press Trust of India, Jakarta | ByPress Trust of India

Govt to revive drying springs in Himalayan region, pilot study begins in Dehradun

The government plans to hold a national workshop involving 12 states in the Indian Himalayan region to discuss issues related to the sustainable development of springs and strategies for their renovation, rejuvenation and augmentation.
A view of the Himalayas from Darjeeling. The government’s move to revive dying Himalayan springs is crucial as mountain springs are the primary source of water for rural households in the region.(Mint file)
A view of the Himalayas from Darjeeling. The government’s move to revive dying Himalayan springs is crucial as mountain springs are the primary source of water for rural households in the region.(Mint file)
Updated on Apr 25, 2018 05:51 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByToufiq Rashid
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