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Budget 2018: India can bet on agriculture, but support sectors like warehousing, cold storage need equal attention 23.1.2018 Latest News India on Firstpost
Sectors like warehousing, cold storage, transportation etc that support agriculture should be an equal focus of India's agri budget announcements
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Activists urge govt to make list of monuments for conservation 22.1.2018 Hindustan Times - gurgaon
The demand comes days after a 100-year-old stepwell in Badshahpur was almost lost to negligent road construction by the Haryana urban development authority
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This American author is on the haunting trail of India's stepwells. See pics 20.1.2018 Hindustan Times - books
American journalist and author Victoria Lautman’s 2017 book, The Vanishing Stepwells of India, explores the ancient and mysterious water-harvesting systems scattered across the country. We catch up with Lautman ahead of her India tour.
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PM Modi urges innovators to make the most of Israeli technology 17.1.2018 Hindustan Times - india
The Prime Minister visits his home state Gujarat with his Israeli counterpart, Benjamin Netanyahu.
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LED bulbs now mandatory for street lighting for civic bodies 16.1.2018 General News
The Maharashtra government has directed all the civic bodies in the state to use energy efficient LED bulbs for street lighting. According to a Government Resolution issued by the Urban Development Department (UDD) recently, civic bodies have been banned from raising capital expenditure for installation of LED lights by devising novel schemes or any other schemes, other than their budget allocations. The government, citing its Energy Conservation policy of June 2017, stated that the henceforth all civic bodies in the state will have to install LED lights for street lighting through Central Government owned subsidiary Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL's) Escrow account. "If civic bodies have allocated funds through other schemes till the order on January 12 this year, they should not spend the allocations. The civic bodies will have to submit revised estimates of such works to the government for approval," it stated. There are a total of 28,691 civic bodies in the .
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Budget 2018: What Pranab, Chidambaram & Jaitley did & didn't do in the past 12.1.2018 All Budget Stories
Here are the key highlights of the Union Budgets from 1997 to 2017
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Japan offers wide tourist attractions 10.1.2018 General News
From Central to Western Japan, there are many great tourist attractions and places to visit.In the Land of Clear Waters, the prefecture of Gifu, there are numerous world heritage sites, diverse histories, and many industrial tourism resources."The history and culture of Gifu prefecture are what make it attractive. We have the Shirakawa-go Gassho village that exhibits the earliest remembered scenes of the past. The town of Takayama, which displays the stores and streets of the Edo period, where remnants of old Japan can be felt and experienced. And, the many industries that provide an experience of Japanese culture, like the making of umbrellas," said Gifu Prefecture, Yoshiki Hayashi.Located in the southern part of Kyoto prefecture, the Yamashiro region has a history of over 800 years of producing tea.It has created a unique cafe culture and cultural landscape centered on Uji tea."With Japanese tea in the Kyoto region of Japan, it's the leading tea production areas in Japan, and the ...
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Shining a light on unsung artisans 3.1.2018 Hindu: Cities
To mark the completion of 10 years, the INTACH Madurai chapter in a graceful gesture celebrated the city’s artistes and crafts persons who have been the silent trailblazers in keeping the cultural traditions alive
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Destruction of wetlands 2.1.2018 FrontLine: Columns
The specific rules for wetlands framed in 2010 have remained only on paper and do not seem to be able to stop proscribed activities in such areas, with even a five-star hotel being constructed on one in Udaipur.
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World's wondrous ways... 30.12.2017 Deccan Herald - Supplements
Shivarajkumar, Actor I love travelling. In spite of my hectic schedules, I did manage to travel a lot this year. I went to Muscat for a Kannada Rajyotsava function. From there, I went to Dubai. I also travelled to Bangkok, Scotland and Goa. I like all kinds of places for my holiday: both modern and ancient cities. But the most memorable vacation was to Scotland. I went with my wife Geetha, daughter Nidhi, and her friend Shreya. My daughter decided on this place. Scotland is such a beautiful country. We went to many places there including Edinburgh. We explored the entire city, actually. I especially remember the train ride from London to Scotland, which was absolutely spectacular. At one point, you can see the entire stretch of sea. I can never forget that sight. Scotland has many heritage buildings that are awe-inspiring. Even our hotel was beautiful. We also visited my wifes niece who is settled in Edinburgh. We explored the local culture and culinary scene, too. The weather was very cool, which also ...
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How a leaf could change the fortunes of India's poorest communities 23.12.2017 Business Standard: News Now
In 2011-12, in India, 45.3 per cent of over 93.8 million tribals lived under the rural poverty line of Rs 27, while 24.1 per cent of 10.4 million tribals lived under the urban poverty line of Rs 33
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Who built the Indus Valley civilisation? 22.12.2017 Hindu: Internet
Genetics is about to answer a question that has vexed historians for a century. The author examines the range of possible answers and their implications
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Artificial nest for endangered hargila paying off 15.12.2017 The Assam Tribune
Artificial nest for endangered hargila paying off
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Convert iconic Town Hall into library or museum: Himachal HC 14.12.2017 All News-IANS Stories
After the facelift of Town Hall, an iconic British-era structure in Shimla, it can be used either as a museum or a library rather than leaving it at the mercy of the "babus" by allowing a public office to run from there, the Himachal Pradesh High Court has observed.
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Migration to cities continues; 80% households show no change: Survey 12.12.2017 All Economy & Policy Stories
The selection of districts was based on NRM expenditure per MNREGA worker on natural resource management component
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Justice has and must continue to remain first principle of social and political Institutions: Vice President 10.12.2017 Govt of india: PIB
The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu has said that Justice has and must continue to remain the first principle of social and political institutions. He was addressing the Human Rights Day, here today. The Chairperson of National Human Rights Commission, Shri Justice H.L. Dattu and other dignitaries were present on the occasion.
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Flighty encounters 8.12.2017 India Today | February 13, 2012
Away from the hustle and bustle of the city, Jayanti aka Perch Dam near Chandigarh is a picturesque spot and a bird lover's paradise.
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The heritage of Hariharpur 7.12.2017 Hindu: Home
The annual Azamgarh Festival underlined the legacy of the remote village in Uttar Pradesh which has given us many stalwarts of classical music
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Aiyar tenders apology for remarks on Modi, Centre extends deadline for Aadhaar linking, and other top stories of the day 7.12.2017 Hindu: News
Aiyar faces retort from PM, rebuke from Rahul over 'neech aadmi' remarkCongress leader Mani Shankar Aiyar on December 7 called Prime Minister Narendra Modi a “neech aadmi [vile man]” and one who does ...
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Business leaders commit support of nearly Rs 500 crores for Namami Gange Mission following appeal by Shri Nitin Gadkari 7.12.2017 Govt of india: PIB
Captains of Indian trade and industry have committed a support of nearly Rs 500 crores for the development of amenities like ghats, river fronts, crematoria and parks at various places along River Ganga as part of the Namami Gange Mission. Shri Nitin Gadkari, Minister for Water Resources,
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