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Last updated: Aug 18 2018 15:54 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Karnataka floods: CM Kumaraswamy reviews situation in Kodagu, orders officials to step up repairs, rescue work 18.8.2018 Zee News : India National
The state's metrological department has warned of moderate to heavy rain in coastal, south interior and north interior areas of the state till Sunday.
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Kodagu cut off from Mysuru, several stranded, landslides continue, situation grim 17.8.2018 Central Chronicle
Bengaluru, The Coffee land of the country remained cut off from mainstream Karnataka as swollen rivers and numerous landslides has rendered Kodagu in accessible with rescue and relief operations hampered by continuous rains and difficult terrain. Reports reaching here said atleast 200 people were stranded in Kandanakolli Haleri near Kandakal in the district and inclement weather […]
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Karnataka: Cauvery River above danger mark in Madikeri as torrential rains disrupt normal life 16.8.2018 Zee News : India National
The Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) bus services were stopped on Thursday from Chamarajanagar district for Tamil Nadu's Ooty and Kerala's Kochi due to heavy rains.
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At 7.37%, WB tops retail inflation for July 13.8.2018 Sify Finance
[India], Aug 13 (ANI): India's retail inflation, measured by the Consumer Price Index (CPI), dipped to a nine-month low of 4.17 per cent in July, compared to 4.92 per cent in the previous month.
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Bengaluru Buzz: Froth-damage control at Bellandur lakel; Graphite Junction shows high level of pollution 13.8.2018 Citizen Matters
BDA and BBMP take steps to control Bellandur lake’s froth The planned sluice gate began its final run on August 8 in Bellandur lake to block froth from entering the city’s waterways, and irrigation tanks
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Country lost one-third of its coastline from erosion, gained almost as much: Report 12.8.2018 DNA: Recent Columns
Natural causes such as cyclones and waves, as well as human activities like construction have led to nearly one-third of a large part of India's coastline to be eroded in the last 26 years, but almost an equal area has been added because of new sediment deposits, according to a government report. The National Centre for Coastal Research surveyed 6,031 kilometres of India's 7,517-kilometre coastline from 1990 to 2016, and found that 33 per cent of it has witnessed erosion, most of it along the eastern coast facing the Bay of Bengal, with West Bengal recording the highest erosion. At the same time, 29 per cent of the surveyed coastline saw an accretion, or gain in deposits. "Erosion and accretion are complementary to each other. If the sand and sediments have drifted from one side, it must accumulate somewhere," said M V Ramana Murthy, director of NCCR and one of the authors of the report. The report says that 2,156.43 kilometres of the country's surveyed coastline faced erosion, while 1,941.24 kilometres ...
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Army turns saviour in disaster-hit Kerala with 'Operation Sahyog' 10.8.2018 Sify Finance
The Indian Army has launched a major rescue and relief operation in flood-ravaged Kerala where torrential monsoon rains have killed at least 27 people and left thousands homeless due to flooding and landslides.
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Impact assessment of development in Gram Panchayats 6.8.2018 Govt of india: PIB
According to the inputs received from Ministry of Panchayati Raj, under the Fourteenth Finance Commission (FFC), grants to the tune of ? 2,00,292.20 crore for the period from 2015 to 2020 are being devolved to Gram Panchayats constituted under Part IX of the Constitution, amounting to an assistance of ?. 488 per capita per annum at an aggregate level for 26 States for delivering basic services such as water supply, sanitation, sewerage, solid waste management, storm water drainage, etc.     The Ministry of Panchayati Raj constituted Common Review Mission (CRM) in the year 2017 to assess the effectiveness of utilization of Fourteenth Finance Commission (FFC) grants by selected Gram Panchayats (GPs) in eight States viz. Assam, Gujarat, Jharkhand, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, Odisha, Telangana and Uttar Pradesh during 2017.
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Bengaluru Buzz: Of air pollution, white-topped roads and illegal hoardings 4.8.2018 Citizen Matters
Did you read about the removal of illegal hoardings and resumption of white topping of roads? Here is our weekly round up, if you missed that and other key news from around the city!
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Foam in Bengaluru’s treated water throws plan to use it in agriculture into jeopardy 1.8.2018 Citizen Matters
Plan of using treated water in agriculture is a new idea. The foam and froth have put a temporary stop to the project. What needs to be done to make the project a viable option where treated water can be used?
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Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana 31.7.2018 Govt of india: PIB
  Due to the improved features of Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana (PMFBY), the scheme has been received very well and has been opted for by 27 States and Union Territories in one or more seasons since inception.
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Fair and Remunerative Price of Sugarcane 31.7.2018 Govt of india: PIB
On 29-06-2018, Hon’ble Prime Minister of India met and interacted with a group of over 140 sugarcane farmers from Uttar Pradesh, Maharashtra, Karnataka, Uttarakhand and Punjab. The Prime Minister announced that the Fair and Remunerative Price (FRP) for sugarcane for the sugar season 2018-19 will be announced and the FRP will also be higher than the FRP for season 2017-18.
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BJP states most resistant to eggs in mid-day meals, cite vegetarian sentiments 31.7.2018 Sify Finance
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Of all states ruled by BJP, only one ranks in top five best-governed ones: Study 27.7.2018 Zee News : India National
Of all, only one BJP-ruled state - Himachal Pradesh – has made it to the list of five best-governed states in India, according to a new study.
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Bengaluru Buzz: BMTC losses, water woes, HDK’s push for Metro Phase II on Hosur Road 21.7.2018 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
As you wind up for the week, take a quick look at some of the headlines that have caught Bengaluru's attention over the last seven days. Don't miss the buzz in your city. »
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6 monsoon getaways that are cheap 21.7.2018 Rediff: GetAhead
Budget travelers, these monsoon getaways are meant for you!
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I never said Congress troubling me: Kumaraswamy 17.7.2018 Rediff: News
"I'm an emotional person, but it is not my helplessness. Did I shed tears at a government programme? As chief minister I have worked towards implementing programmes strongly," he said.
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Gujarat garment fair: Organisers fear shortfall in orders 17.7.2018 DNA: Bangalore
Gujarat garment fair: Organisers fear shortfall in orders
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How 'correct' is the MSP formulation? 11.7.2018 Rediff: Business
The sample size of 8,100 farmers across 19 states has not changed in the last three decades, and the methodology of the sample survey too remains unchanged
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Centre's MSP hike is like Band-aid: Rahul Gandhi 8.7.2018 DNA: India
Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Saturday said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi's "grand MSP increase" for farmers is like applying Band-aid to a "massive haemorrhage". The Congress president took to Twitter where he said: " PM's grand MSP increase is budgeted at just 15,000 Cr. for India's 120 million farmers; which is like applying a Band-Aid to a massive haemorrhage. To put this MSP increase in perspective: in Karnataka, we've waived small farmer loans of over 34,000 Cr! Marketing Vs Action." The the JD(S)-Congress government in Karnataka on Thursday had announced a farm loan waiver of Rs 34,000 crore for farmers of the state. While the Centre on Wednesday had announced a significant increase in the Minimum Support Price (MSP) for kharif crops including paddy and pulses, in line with Prime Minister Narendra Modi's promise of doubling farmers' income by 2022. The hikes are aimed at offering farmers a 150 per cent return on their input costs on each crop that includes heads such as household labour. ...
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