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Modest Growth in non-farm income 16.10.2018 Financial Chronicle
The second part of JM Financial’s Rural Safari series shows how non farm income, even though slow in acceleration, helped to partially offset the decline in farm income over the past two years. It draws attention to the political aspect of farm loan waivers, saying demand for them is likely to rise as general elections approach. The survey, however, notes that such relief provided by the government to meet financial needs also helps boost rural consumption Rural income is increasingly diversifying away from agriculture to non-farm income, which currently accounts for  40 per cent of total agri-household income. Major sources of non-farm income are dairy and poultry, wage-based occupation, sand mining, tractor rental income and small businesses. An increase in infrastructure activity creates jobs and aids rural income. As the agri-economy improves, it is likely to create additional demand in the non-farm sector, including processing, transportation and packaging through backward and forward production ...
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Halt quarrying activities: RNYOM 12.10.2018 Manipur: E-Pao
Halt quarrying activities: RNYOM
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Uttar Pradesh: Mining officer accuses BJP MLA Brijesh Prajapati of thrashing him after demanding money 10.10.2018 Zee News : India National
The BJP MLA blamed Singh of being a corrupt officer. 
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'The real farmer doesn't go out to agitate' 3.10.2018 Rediff: Interviews
'Most of the agitations are staged by the Opposition to disturb the peace of the state.'
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UPLA calls for ban on illegal mining 19.9.2018 The Assam Tribune
UPLA calls for ban on illegal mining
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Illegal sand mining kills school girl at Paneri 9.9.2018 The Assam Tribune
Illegal sand mining kills school girl at Paneri
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Illegal mining still underway 9.9.2018 Manipur: E-Pao
Illegal mining still underway
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Man Runs Over Forest Officer With Tractor Carrying Illegally Mined Sand 8.9.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
A 35-year-old man was arrested early Saturday for allegedly running over and killing a Forest Department officer with a sand-laden tractor-trolley, police said.
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Madhya Pradesh Forest Officer Crushed To Death Allegedly By Mining Mafia 7.9.2018 NDTV News - India-news
A forest guard was run over by men who were illegally transporting sand in Madhya Pradesh's Chambal area on Friday. The guard had tried to stop a tractor, carrying sand in Morena, the police told...
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Dumpers seized 31.8.2018 The Assam Tribune
Dumpers seized
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National Security Act Invoked Against Mafia Don Who Built Dam On Yamuna 28.8.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
The Gautam Buddh Nagar district administration today passed an order invoking the stringent National Security Act (NSA) against the kingpin of a sand mining mafia who had built a dam on the Yamuna...
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4 Children Dead After Falling Into Illegal Sand Mining Pit In Bihar River 28.8.2018 NDTV News - Latest
Four children drowned allegedly after falling into a pit created by illegal sand mining from Morhar river in Bihar's Gaya district today.
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Kerala flood less intense than deluge of 1924: So why was damage as great? 26.8.2018 Zee News : States
Most of the 373 casualties in Kerala were caused by landslides in the northern districts of Malappuram and Wayanad, and the central district of Idukki.
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Now, grow your own veggies without mining soil and sand from nature 21.8.2018 Citizen Matters, Chennai
Sitting right here in your city, Chennai's grand old kitchen gardener-activist, S.S. Radhakrishnan, has concocted a perfect organic substitute to soil. Here's a complete guide that can help all avid urban farmers and gardeners make their own soil and pursue their passion in an even more sustainable way.
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Despite Centre, Maharashtra crackdown, 75,000 daily wage sand miners work without safety measures 13.8.2018 DNA: India
Raghunath Bartade watched helplessly as his brother was dragged off the sand-mining boat, his leg tangled in the anchor rope and his arms flailing as he sank into the murky creek near Mumbai. Moments earlier, Raghunath and Babban Bartade had been dredging sand by hand from the bottom of the creek - an often deadly trade that fuels the nation’s booming construction industry, and continues despite an official crackdown. "We found his body within minutes," said Bartade, adding that he has witnessed several incidents of drowning since he began mining sand 13 years ago. "The miners usually drift away in the water and their body surfaces days later," he said, standing outside his hut in Bharatpada village in Palghar district adjoining Mumbai on a rainy afternoon with his brother's children hovering close by. Babban's death in June came a year after a Thomson Reuters Foundation investigation revealed workers were drowning while illegally mining sand in Vasai Creek, one of the two main distributaries of the ...
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Sand Miners Are Risking Injuries And Even Death For A Few 100 Rupees More 13.8.2018 NDTV News - India-news
Sand mining: The investigation found about 75,000 men, many from poor areas, were risking their lives and health by spending up to 12 hours a day diving 40 feet (12 metres) into pitch-black waters...
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After "Minister" Status, Madhya Pradesh Godmen Eye Assembly Elections 12.8.2018 NDTV News - India-news
Religious leaders in Madhya Pradesh are preparing to jump into the political fray and contest the state Assembly polls due later this year.
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Two Journalists Attacked By "Sand Mafia" In Punjab's Ferozepur 30.7.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
Two journalists were today injured after being allegedly attacked by the sand mafia in Jalalabad sub-division Ferozepur, while reporting on illegal mining, police said.
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Exploitation of Atomic Minerals 26.7.2018 Govt of india: PIB
Government of India is aware of the fact that 10.98 million tonnes of resources of Molybdenum Ore is located in Tamil Nadu. However, Department of Atomic Energy (DAE) has not taken up any project for exploitation of Molybdenum available near Harur Taluk, Dharmapuri District in Tamil Nadu.
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53 People, Trapped In Water, Rescued In Andhra Pradesh 17.7.2018 NDTV News - Latest
A group of 53 people engaged in sand mining got trapped in flood waters in a river following opening of a barrage in Srikakulam district
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