Following are the slew of measures announced to encourage handloom sector in Telangana. Loan waiver to benefit about 2,500 handloom weavers worth 10.5 crores Each eligible for loan waiver up to 1 lakh Administrative sanction for Gadwal Handloom Park Handloom Corporation and Powerloom Corporation. . . . .
The Central Water Commission (CWC) gave hydrolo gical clearance (approval) with the observation that the net availability of water with 75% dependability at Medigadda barrage site is 284.3 tmc The project secured first-stage clearance for diversion of 3,168.13 hectares of forest land for Kaleshwaram. . . . .
from endearing words like ‘Abba’ and ’Anna’ to Indian delicacies like ‘gulab jamun’ and ‘vada’ can now be found in the Oxford English Dictionary (OED). As per the latest list of inclusions, 70 new Indian words from Telugu, Urdu, Tamil, Hindi and Gujarati languages have been added to the dictionary. The. . . . .
India won Bronze in Sultan of Johor Cup
The Indian women’s hockey team qualified for the 2018 World Cup after South Africa won the Africa Cup of Nations on Sunday. The Indian team is currently in Japan for the Asia Cup and while a title here will give it bigger bragging rights, the pressure to win has now been lifted. India finished eighth at the Hockey. . . . .
Srikanth won French open, Fourth Superseries in 2017
India’s K. Srikanth’s won the French Open Super Series men’s singles title. Srikanth triumphed in the Indonesian Open Premier and Australian Open before repeating this feat in Denmark and French Open tournaments. Record: He also joined the select list of Lee Chong Wei, Lin Dan and Chen Long to win four or more Super. . . . .
Indian wheat shipment to Afghanistan through Chabahar port
New Railway line: The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, dedicated the Bidar - Kalaburagi New Railway Line to the Nation, by unveiling a plaque at Bidar Railway Station. The Prime Minister also flagged off the DEMU Service between Bidar and Kalaburagi. Soundarya Lahari composed by Adi Shankaracharya: The. . . . .
Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the nation through his monthly radio programme Mann Ki Baat. From the days of 'Khadi for Nation', we came to see 'Khadi for Fashion', and now the country is moving towards 'Khadi for Transformation'. Khadi and handloom are empowering the poor by bringing positive and qualitative. . . . .
The Implementation of Mission Kakatiya, one of the flagship programmes of the State Government showing positive results. Objective: Crop yield optimisation in Telangana State. The programme, which is aimed at rejuvenating villages tanks over a five year Period was intended to restore some 46,531 village. . . . .
England won its maiden FIFA Under-17 World Cup crown in Spain 5-2 in the final. Brazil in 3rd place: Brazil downed Mali with two second-half goals in the third-place play-off match of the FIFA Under-17 World Cup. Venue: Salt Lake Stadium (Kolkata) Individual awards: Golden Ball: Philip Foden. . . . .
Patna Pirates won Pro Kabbadi League Season sea Five, it is the third consecutive win to Patna pirates. They won on Gujarat Fortune Giants 55-38 in the final Venue: Jawaharlal Nehru Indoor Stadium in Chennai Special awards (for the season): Top-scorer: Pardeep Narwal (Patna Pirates); Best debutant:. . . . .
ISRO today released an image of NGC 2336, a magnificent barred spiral galaxy located in the northern constellation of Camelopardalis, or the giraffe at a distance of 105 million light-years away from Earth. This Galaxy was one of the first objects chosen to be imaged by the Ultra-Violet Imaging Telescope (UVIT) onboard. . . . .