These news items made waves on Friday and dominated the headlines across various media publications and platforms. Do scroll through:
New law to let farmers sell produce outside APMCs, Rs 1 lakh crore for agriculture infra: FM
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman today said that Rs 1 lakh crore fund will be created for agriculture infrastructure projects. Read More
Hospitals overflow as COVID-19 infections explode in Mumbai
As the coronavirus gnaws its way across India, Mumbai has suffered the worst. This city of 20 million is now responsible for 20% of India’s coronavirus infections and nearly 25% of the deaths. Read More
World Bank approves $1 billion social protection package for India
This takes the total commitment from the World Bank towards emergency Covid-19 response in India to $2 billion. Read More
Bengaluru’s mafia don Muthappa Rai dies of cancer
The man who had presided over Bengaluru’s underworld for over 30 years was sophisticated, educated and charming. Read More
Your view: Like Prez Trump, should PM Modi hold press conferences on COVID-19?
Prime Minister Narendra Modi too has made appearances on national television to update citizens about India’s plans to fight the pandemic and its impact on the economy. Have Your Say
Madhuri Dixit birthday: Rare photos of the ‘Dhak Dhak’ girl
The diva, who has remained active for the past three decades, turns 52 today. See Pics
Education in times of COVID-19: Podcast interview with Varun Agarwal
Meet the founder and CEO of 'Mento', an online alternate education app where you get to take lessons directly from the experts in their field. Click To Listen
QUIZ: the World’s most famous families
On May 15, the International Day of Families, here’s a quiz on the most famous of them all! Take the Quiz
Not enough time for five Test-match series against Australia: Sourav Ganguly
Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) President Sourav Ganguly feels the five-Test series, proposed by Cricket Australia against the traditional four-match rubber, will not be feasible later this year. Read More
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