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10:21 PM , 28 Dec

All Export Restrictions on Onions to be Removed from 1 January

Export restrictions on all varieties of onions will be removed from 1 January, 2021.

All onion varities including 'Bangalore Rose' and 'Krishnapuram' can be exported, said the notification issued by the Directorate General of Foreign Trade.

Apart from raw onions, these varities can be exported in the form of "cut, sliced or in powder form".

In September, the Centre had prohibited export of onions with immediate effect due to the rise in domestic prices.

7:00 PM , 28 Dec

Farmers Killng Self Amid Agitation Not Good for Country: Pawar

NCP chief Sharad Pawar said that farmers dying by suicide amid the ongoing protests is not a good sign for the country.

“I think the government should take the entire agitation very seriously. There has to be dialogue and a solution. I heard that there heve been four or five suicides. If that type of situation is developing, it's not good for the country,” Pawar said, as quoted by ANI.

6:45 PM , 28 Dec

MoS Health Ashwini Kumar Choubey Tests COVID +ve

Union Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare Ashwini Kumar Choubey took to Twitter to announce that he has tested positive for COVID-19.

3:26 PM , 28 Dec

Uttarakhand CM Shifted to AIIMS in Delhi Days After Contracting COVID

Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat has been shifted to AIIMS in Delhi from the Doon Hospital in Dehradun, his office said on Monday.

Rawat had tested positive for COVID-19 on 18 December.

(Source: ANI)


Published: 28 Dec 2020, 8:14 AM IST
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