Oklahoma plans to start using nitrogen gas for executions, in what would be the first such method of capital punishment in the United States. The state is turning to nitrogen after it and other states became unable to acquire drugs required for lethal injections because of opposition from manufacturers. . . . .
The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare launched LaQshya program aimed at improving quality of maternity care in labour room and maternity OperationTheatre (OT). It is being implemented to ‘fast-track’ interventions for achieving tangible results. The program aims to improve quality of care for pregnant women. . . . .
The three-day annual Krishi Unnati Mela will begin in New Delhi today with a focus on doubling the farmers' income. The objective of the fair is to create awareness among farmers about the latest agriculture-related technological developments. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address the farmers and agri-scientists.. . . . .
Prime Minister Narendra Modi delivered the inaugural address at the 105th session of the Indian Science Congress, at Manipur University in Imphal. Imphal is the second city in the North-East to host this prestigious event. Prime Minister hailed this as a testimony to the resurgent spirit of the North East. Union. . . . .