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WRD plans to give Majorda lake a fresh lease of life 19.8.2018 The Navhind Times
DIANA FERNANDES | NT MARGAO: Many residents of Majorda-Calata remember the village lake, locally called as Tolleband, as a place where they would go to swim, but over the years its neglect has been evident. A long-pending demand of the locals has been is to revive the lake as it would be a boon for ...
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Tractors distributed among 12 farmer units 19.8.2018 The Assam Tribune
Tractors distributed among 12 farmer units
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Govt tapping scientific means to boost agriculture: Parimal 19.8.2018 The Assam Tribune
Govt tapping scientific means to boost agriculture: Parimal
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Tur deal may cause Rs 1,500 crore loss to state exchequer 19.8.2018 Free Press Journal: Mumbai
Govt changed terms to favour Nashik trader; marketing min Subhash Deshmukh in khichdi Mumbai : A pot
PM announces immediate relief of Rs 500 cr to flood-hit Kerala 19.8.2018 PTI: All news
PM announces immediate relief of Rs 500 cr to flood-hit Kerala
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Gujarat: Retired High Court judge to probe fires at four warehouses storing groundnut 19.8.2018 DNA: Recent Columns
The Gujarat government has handed over the probe into the recent fires at groundnut warehouses to a retired high court judge. This was announced by Minister of State for Home Pradipsinh Jadeja on Saturday evening. The state government had faced criticism from farmers and the Opposition after four warehouses storing groundnuts were gutted and it was alleged that few leaders from the ruling party were involved in the arson. Jadeja told reporters in Gandhinagar, "Chief Minister Vijay Rupani has decided to act sensibly in the case as he is firmly against the wrongdoers. He directed to give the probe to a commission headed by a retired high court judge. We have given the probe to retired justice HK Rathod under the Commissions of Inquiry Act." Earlier, the government had given the probe to the CID of state police for the fires Gondal, Shapar-Veraval near Rajkot, Hapa in Jamnagar and Gandhidham in Kutch district. The forensic science laboratory also had been involved in the investigation, said the ...
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Good news raining: Relief for Gujarat government as fresh water fills dams 19.8.2018 DNA: Recent Columns
The rains have saved the state from a much-anticipated dro-ught. The rains have filled many dams and reservoirs, including state's lifeline Narmada dam. The new water is sufficient for irrigation for a month.  Chief Minister Vijay Rupani and Deputy CM Nitin Patel, on Saturday, called a meeting to the review the situation. The CM also directed the officials to take necessary actions in the affected areas. He also asked to make water available in the Kutch region, where less rainfall has been recorded. The CM, while addressing the media after the meeting, said the inflow of water in the dams would dispel the drought situation in the state. More than 550 million cubic meters (MCM) water was stored in 203 reservoirs across the state, he added. "More than 278 MCM water has been added to Sardar Sarovar Dam in just two days. We have decided to fill Tapar dam in Kutch region immediately so that the water crisis in the parched area of the state can be solved. There are five districts in Gujarat including Kutch ...
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City to get light rains today, South Gujarat to get downpur 19.8.2018 DNA: Recent Columns
After giving some anxious moments to the farmers in the state, the return of rain fury in Gujarat ensured that 138 talukas received good rains in the last 24 hours. Gandhidham alone received more than 3.5 inches of rainfall and so did Anjar. It should be noted that both areas are in Kutch which receives scanty rainfall. Across the state, one taluka received over 6 inches of rainfall while two recorded more than 5 inches of rainfall. Rajkot, Jamnagar and several other regions of Saurashtra also received good rains post Saturday afternoon. Meanwhile, Ahmedabad continued to have another dry run after Friday's downpour. The lack of rains ensure that get maximum temperature for the city hovered at 34.6-degree Celsius, 2.4 degrees above normal. The met department has however predicted light rainfall for the city on Sunday. Light to moderate thundershowers have also been predicted in South Gujarat and some parts of Saurashtra. Skynet, a private weather forecasting agency has also predicted for Ahmedabad, Surat, ...
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Cortalim: Farmers upset over slurry in fields 18.8.2018 The Navhind Times
Farmers in Cortalim are upset over the cement slurry being emptied on the edges of their fields. This slurry is part of the concrete being used for the bridge construction work.Farmers want that these concrete carriers do not clean their tanks on the edge of the fields. They complain that once the slurry enters the ...
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Manipur Governor for value addition to cash crops 18.8.2018 The Assam Tribune
Manipur Governor for value addition to cash crops
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KVK, Dudhnoi ranked top among aspirational dists in India 18.8.2018 The Assam Tribune
KVK, Dudhnoi ranked top among aspirational dists in India
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'Vajpayee mixed with RSS ideology like sugar in milk' 18.8.2018 PTI: All news
'Vajpayee mixed with RSS ideology like sugar in milk'
Friday's rain pours hope for Gujarat farmers 18.8.2018 DNA: Urban Tales
The rains on Friday poured a major relief for farmers, especially those sowing kharif across Gujarat. The rains that lashed the state after 21 days also brought fresh water into the dams at the catchment areas in Narmada and Tapi rivers. According to a recent weekly report of the state agriculture department, the state witnessed sowing of 72.28 lakh hectare, which is about 84% of the seasonal average of over 85 lakh hectare. However, it does not take care of sowing damaged to due flooding and shortage of water. Whatever was left was also at a risk of damage. Reports of damage to cotton in Saurashtra region and groundnut in north Gujarat have started pouring in due to inadequate rains. Nikul Patel of Dadhaliya – Umedpur village of Arvalli district said that the plants of groundnut are turning yellowish. Moreover, sowing was also infected by 'Dor' insects, which eats away the roots of the crop. Farmers are trying to save the crop by spraying more insecticides. "There was a fear that about 50% of the sowing ...
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Gujarat: Water in reservoirs up, but still only at 35% 18.8.2018 DNA: Urban Tales
Fresh hopes brimmed on the faces of the farmers in Gujarat region on Friday. Also, on the contrary, the storage of water in dams across Gujarat also perturbed several major schemes, including Sardar Sarovar Dam on Narmada. All 204 reservoirs, including Sardar Sarovar Dam, received 10 crore cubic meter water in the last 24 hours. However, the storage just touched 35% mark in the dams across the state. North and central Gujarat regions, which witnessed very poor rainfall, also received good rains on Friday. The water inflow in Sardar Sarovar Dam jumped from 3,461 to 18,752 cusec on Friday. Inflow in Ukai dam was 39,347 cusec on Friday that was just 600 cusec on previous day. Panam increased at 26,925 cusec from zero while Damanganga dam also recorded inflow of 24,685 cusec water on Friday. The water storage of all these schemes was 9,437 million cubic meter(MCM) and that reached at 9,518 MCM by Friday evening. Water level in Narmada also has reached to 111.38 meters from 110.98 meter in the dam. The ...
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Nongpoh gets state’s first hi-tech fish market 18.8.2018 The Shillong Times
Nongpoh: Fisheries Minister Comingone Ymbon on Friday inaugurated a modern fish market, the first of its kind in the state, equipped with modern technology at Saiden village in the district. Construction of the fish market was initiated in 2016 with a project cost of Rs 1.64 crore funded jointly by the National Fisheries Development Board […]
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Agro-ecotourism A Boon for Farmers 18.8.2018 Editorial – The Navhind Times
The director of the Central Coastal Agricultural Research Institute (CCARI) of the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR), E Chakurkar has called upon farmers in the state to take up agro-ecotourism to augment their income. We cannot but agree with Chakurkar that agriculture can become a good business with value addition and technology. The CCARI ...
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Fall of Rupee no indication of bad times for economy: Niti Aayog Vice chairman 17.8.2018 Central Chronicle » Business
Agencies, New Delhi, Amid much criticism of the government’s handling of the economy and fall of rupee to a fresh low of 70.4 to the dollar, Niti Aayog vice chairman Rajiv Kumar on Thursday said such a situation “is no indicative of a bad time” for the Indian economy. “Lets be clear, the depreciation of the […]
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Independence Day celebrated across State with enthusiasm 17.8.2018 The Assam Tribune
Independence Day celebrated across State with enthusiasm
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Rajasthan: Kids to get milk under Annapurna scheme daily 17.8.2018 DNA: Top News
Chief minister Vasundhara Raje made several announcements during her Independence Day speech on Wednesday. The focus of the speech was announcements related to school students, nutrition and farmers. Raje also made announcement regarding rules related to government job for the dependents of martyrs. Addressing the gathering at the Sawai Man Singh Stadium on the ocassion of Independence Day celebrations, just a few months ahead of elections,  Raje announced that from September, under the Annapurna Milk Scheme students will get milk daily.  Currently, under this scheme, milk is given to the students thrice a week. Raje informed that for this, additional amount of Rs 203 crores will be made available. She added that apart from nutrient supplement, the childern aged between 3 and 6 years, who are registered with Aanganbadi kendras, expecting women and teenaged girls and boys will be given milk thrice a week.  For this state government will give Rs100 crore.Raje said that September will be celebrated as ...
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Meghalaya Sports minister inspects Multi-Sports Stadium 17.8.2018 The Shillong Times
SHILLONG: Meghalaya Sports and Youth Affairs Minister Banteidor Lyngdoh has recently visited the site for construction of International Multi-Sports Stadium and Football Stadium at Ampati in South West Garo Hills to inspect and review the progress of construction in connection with the National Games 2022. During the inspection, the Minister was accompanied by Deputy Commissioner […]
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