User: ajnyani Topic: Agric
Category: Karnataka :: KAGECON
Last updated: Oct 12 2019 11:28 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Biodiesel from used cooking oil: What’s fuelling five buses in Mangalore 12.10.2019 Citizen Matters
In Mangalore, a state government-run research centre has developed the technology to convert used cooking oil to biodiesel. Five private buses here now run on biofuel blend
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To avoid giving fair compensation, a few Indian states are using outdated state laws to acquire land 11.10.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
States should ideally acquire land in accordance with the LARR Act of 2013, which requires the consent of 70% of those affected and a social impact study.
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Top news: Mamallapuram readies itself for second informal summit between Xi Jinping and PM Modi 11.10.2019 Scroll.in
The biggest news of the day.
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Farm loan waivers encourage defaults and add to non-performing assets, says RBI report 9.10.2019 Scroll.in
Large though it is, the amount owed by the entire agriculture sector is the same as the amount owed by the top 10 Indian corporate borrowers.
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Karnataka: Ex-CM Kumaraswamy says BJP has failed to meet expectations of farmers hit by floods 7.10.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Meanwhile, former Prime Minister HD Deve Gowda, said on Monday that he will lead a march in Bengaluru on October 10.
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Driven by climate change, erratic rain destroyed 25% of crops in Karnataka’s Cauvery basin this year 4.10.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Drought-like situations in June and July were followed by 102% excess rain in August. A lack of vegetation cover meant water didn’t seep into the soil.
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‘Why this hatred towards Karnataka?’ Congress, JD(S) criticise Modi for not providing flood relief 1.10.2019 Scroll.in
The leaders took potshots at Modi and the BJP after the prime minister tweeted about the Bihar floods, which has killed at least 40 people recently.
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Elephants in Kodagu have adapted their behaviour to cope with the daily run-ins with humans 29.9.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Leaving leaving protected areas behind, herds of elephants are moving to estates, where they eat, rest and breed.
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Rampant deforestation in the Western Ghats is causing recurring floods in Southern India 28.9.2019 Scroll.in
Besides better implementation of existing environmental laws, India needs new ones to conserve hills and mountains.
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India Post 2019 GDS recruitment: Last day for registeration and fee payment at appost.in 16.9.2019 Scroll.in
Once the registration and application fee process is completed, the candidates have until September 22nd to fulfill the application process.
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India isn’t getting more rainfall, but it is experiencing more floods 8.9.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Factors such as greenhouse gases, aerosol emissions and extensive changes in land-use have led to extreme weather events, affecting lives and livelihoods.
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Two years of extreme rainfall have left Karnataka’s Kodagu struggling to stay afloat 6.9.2019 Scroll.in
A change in rainfall patterns, along with human acts such as deforestation and land-use changes, have contributed to the deluge.
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How devastating floods almost spelt the end of the coffee journey in Karnataka’s Coorg 1.9.2019 Scroll.in
Viju B’s ‘Flood and Fury’ examines how the devastation of the Western Ghats led to the destructive floods in Kerala and Karnataka in 2018.
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62% rural, 20% urban habitations in State covered by drinking water schemes: Niti Aayog 24.8.2019 The Assam Tribune
62% rural, 20% urban habitations in State covered by drinking water schemes: Niti Aayog
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Chennai Buzz: Water situation improves | Lake clean ups | Plans for Metro Phase 2… and more 17.8.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
What exactly is the water scenario in the city now? Shall the rains continue long enough? Why are eateries and food vendors under the scanner of the Chennai collectorate? And what can we expect from Metro Phase 2? A quick compilation of some important news from the week gone by.
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When crocodiles roam city streets: The real reason behind Vadodara floods 16.8.2019 Citizen Matters
Yet another city, yet another time. A tale of how callous city administration ignored repeated warnings and saw Vadodara go under water following spells of intense rainfall over a day this monsoon.
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Current affairs wrap of the day: August 13th, 2019 13.8.2019 Scroll.in
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Floods leave more than 200 dead in five states, 88 killed in Kerala 13.8.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
A red alert has been issued for three districts on Tuesday as extremely heavy rains are expected in central Kerala.
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Watch: In Karnataka, a crocodile climbs onto a roof to escape rising floodwaters 12.8.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
In a video, the reptile can be seen resting on a roof completely surrounded by water in Belgaum, Karnataka.
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Bengaluru Buzz: Flood alert in city | RWAs to prevent idol immersion in lakes | Toilets near Metro stations 11.8.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Flood warning issued in 80 localities in Bengaluru, RWA members asked to guard lakes during Ganesha Chaturthi, lack of state ministers delay Metro land acquisition - catch up on news from the city last week
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