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Protesting farmer groups meet Punjab CM

Agitation to be intensified from October 1; will include indefinite ‘rail roko’ Punjab Chief Minister Capt. Amarinder Singh during a meeting with representatives of various farmers’ unions to discuss recently passed farm laws, in Chandigarh, Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2020.   | Photo Credit: PTI Agitation to be intensified from October 1; will include indefinite ‘rail…

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Minister calls for people’s movement against farm laws

‘Kerala govt. to move SC against the laws’ ‘Kerala govt. to move SC against the laws’ Agriculture Minister V.S. Sunil Kumar on Tuesday called for a people’s movement against the new farm laws which jeopardised the nation’s food security and surrendered “seeds, soil and markets” to corporate monopolies.The Kerala government intended to move the Supreme…

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Festive season to see e-com sector generating 3 lakh jobs: RedSeer

Some three lakh direct and indirect jobs are expected to be created as e-commerce players augment their capacity to manage the festive demand, as per a RedSeer Management Consulting report.E-com and offline retailers have started focusing on omnichannel and store deliveries, and would hire about three lakh peopel to drive the growth, the report titled…

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Ramp up COVID-19 testing: IMA

Medical body sends a statement of suggestions to curb the spread Medical body sends a statement of suggestions to curb the spread Tests for COVID-19 must be ramped up and strict restrictions imposed to contain the spread of the virus, treating the situation like a health emergency, the State branch of the Indian Medical Association…

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Illithodu quarry blast: three more held

Police continue inspections in quarries in Ernakulam Police continue inspections in quarries in Ernakulam A special squad of the Ernakulam Rural police has arrested three more persons in connection with the explosion of gelatine sticks stocked in a building near a stone quarry at Illithodu near Malayattoor, taking the total number of arrests to seven.The…