IIMCAA Scholarships, IFFCO-IIMCAA Awards presented at Odisha Connections of IIMC Alumni Association

The Odisha chapter of the Indian Institute of Mass Communication Alumni Association (IIMCAA) has hosted two alumni meetings last week. The meetings were held in Indian Institute of Mass Communication’s campus in Dhenkanal and the other meeting was held in Bhubaneswar. IIMCAA Odisha President Sanjay Sahoo presided over both the meetings which was attended by alumni and students in large numbers.

PCB chief hints at Pakistan giving up Asia Cup hosting rights

Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Chairman Ehsan Mani on Wednesday indicated that the country might give up its hosting rights for the Asia Cup T20 tournament this year. Speaking at the launch of the Pakistan Super League trophy at the National Stadium, Mani said that venue of the Asia Cup would be decided after taking into account the majority view of all the stake-holders in the Asian Cricket Council.

HT Editorial| Is the renewable energy sector under stress?

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday asserted that his government is ensuring that growth happens without harming the environment. While this is heartening, there are apprehensions about the sustainability of a sector that is key to clean development. According to the Centre for Science and Environment’s State of India’s Environment Annual report 2020, India’s renewable energy (RE) sector is losing steam. By December 2019, India’s total RE installed capacity was only 86 gigawatts (GW), while the target is 175 (GW) capacity by 2022.

PM Modi sets 10 million target for Kisan cards enrolment

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has asked the agriculture ministry to enrol at least 10 million farmers for Kisan Credit Cards by February 23, expressing concern over the slow progress of a programme aimed at increasing access of cultivators to formal sources of lending, according to two officials with direct knowledge of the matter.