In the News today – 5 November 2019

President rejects the petition seeking disqualification of 11 AAP MLAs

AAP Express,  @AAPExpress :

The President of India, on the advice of the Election Commission, rejects the petition seeking disqualification of 11 AAP MLAs in #OfficeOfProfit case for occupying the office of Co-chairperson in District Disaster Management Authorities.

No separate environment clearance required to produce additional ethanol

Prakash Javadekar, @PrakashJavdekar – Minister of Environment :

“In yet another major decision for the benefit of farmers & sugar industry, central govt. has declared that no separate environment clearance is required to produce additional ethanol from ‘B’ heavy molasses as it doesn’t add to the pollution load.”

https://pib.gov.in/PressReleasePage.aspx?PRID=1590502

Discussions on business for the forthcoming winter session of Parliament


Pralhad Joshi, 
@JoshiPralhad – Union Minister of Parliamentary Affairs :

  • Chaired a meeting of Secretaries to Govt of India to discuss likely govt legislative and other business for the forthcoming winter session of Parliament.
  • Threadbare discussions were held with my colleagues @arjunrammeghwal and
    @VMBJP and senior officials of Government of India.
Pic Credit : @JoshiPralhad

Milk Producers Cooperative Unions have been established in Thiruvannamalai, Dharmapuri, Cuddalore, Karur, Tuticorin and Theni by the TN Dairy development Department

‘We need to educate farmers properly’

Sri Sri Ravi Shankar, @SriSri :

  • 30,000 farmers attended Kisan Mahotsav in Borawan,MP.
  • The misconception of some that natural farming is not profitable was removed by hearing others’ success stories.
  • We need to educate farmers properly.
  • Art of Living has so far trained 2.2 million farmers in natural farming practises

 

Pic Credit: @SriSri

‘I exhort you all to join these historic celebrations as we celebrate the life of Baba Nanak’

Capt.Amarinder Singh, @capt_amarinder – Chief Minister of Punjab :

  • Visited Sultanpur Lodhi to take part in the celebrations of the 550th Prakash Purab of Sri Guru Nanak Dev Ji.
  • The melodious Shabad Kirtan along with the Sangat was extremely soothing.
  • I exhort you all to join these historic celebrations as we celebrate the life of Baba Nanak.

 

 

People of Lakshadweep helping Thiruvananthapuram fishermen stranded at Kalapeni Atoll to repair their boat

 

‘What a blessing to be able to visit such divine places …’

 

Sachin Tendulkar greets Virat Kohli on his Birthday

‘Shaili Singh – potential medalist’


Kiren Rijiju, 
@KirenRijiju – Minister of State Youth Affairs & Sports :

  • Long jumper Shaili Singh who is being trained at SAI Bangalore under Anju Bobby George Foundation created a national record in both U-16 & U-18 age group at Guntur.
  • After Anju Bobby George, she is a potential medalist in the World Athletics Championship.
  • My best wishes to her!

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Pic Credit : @KirenRijiju

 

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