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Kharif foodgrain output may fall 2.78%: Govt estimates 26.9.2017 Budget 2017, Income Tax - India Budget 2017 Updates, Union Budget 2017 Latest News, Railway Budget 2017 | Times of India
Output of kharif crops is expected to be 134.67 million tonnes in 2017-18, which is 2.78 per cent or 3.85 million tonnes less than last year’s 138.52 million tonnes.
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UPSC Invites Applications For Asst. Engineer 26.9.2017 Latest News
Candidates willing to take up the post can apply for the same till October 12, 2017 (Thursday).
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Basmati rice to remain costlier this year on lower output estimates 26.9.2017 News
The price increase might hurt exports of this aromatic rice which remained a favourable choice for consumers in Iran, Saudi Arabia and European countries.
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Will NDA drown or play saviour? 26.9.2017 thehansindia3920
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Marine Products Export Development Authority to probe into rejection of seafood exports 26.9.2017 thehansindia3899
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Rains slow down work on Kaleshwaram barrages 26.9.2017 Hindu: News
Engineers say work will gather pace after rainy season
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Sort out Neradi issue with Odisha, demands YSRCP 26.9.2017 Hindu: News
Party seeks steps for construction of barrage
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Nitin Gadkari to launch highway, waterway projects in Andhra 26.9.2017 DNA: Top News
In what could be seen as an attempt to assuage an uneasy ally in Andhra Pradesh, Chandrababu Naidu-led TDP, the Centre is set to roll out a host of highway and waterways projects in the state. Union Minister for Roads, Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari will inaugurate highway projects worth Rs 1,928.46 crore in Andhra on October 3, and also lay stone for highway projects worth Rs 2,540 crore. "The projects include rehabilitation and upgradation of existing National Highways, besides construction of a 4-lane bypass to Vijayanagaram Town on NH 43 (New NH 26)," the release stated. The release added that about 415 km of National Highways would be inaugurated by the minister and he will lay the foundation for another 250 km NH. Gadkari will also lay stone for the development of Muktyala to Vijaywada stretch of Krishna River (National Waterways - 4), an official statement said. It is proposed to be developed in three phases - Muktyala to Vijayawada (Krishna River) (82 Km), Vijayawada to Kakinada (Eluru ...
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WHO warns of cholera threat in Bangladesh Rohingya camps 26.9.2017 Life | The Asian Age
The camps also face dire shortages of food and medicine in what has quickly become one of the world's largest refugee settlements.
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Use tech effectively: N Chandrababu Naidu to IAS officers 26.9.2017
Vijayawada: Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu on Monday explained the role of technology in overall development while addressing IAS officials at Lal Bahadur Shastri National Academy of Administration in Mussoorie. He was addressing the mid-career training programme in which 130 in-service IAS officers belonging to 1983-1990 batches from across the country had participated. He shared his immense experience in administration and real time governance. Mr Naidu used this opportunity to explain the progressive development of the state post-bifurcation.   Mr Naidu said everyone should develop service-oriented attitude and work hard for the development of the country and added that technology should be used for effective implementation of development programmes. He explained on the real-time governance introduced in the state to solve the grievances of people. He said the real time governance would help to solve the issues immediately with the help of public response through tollfree number. Several ...
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Rabi crop production is expected to rise: Experts 26.9.2017 Metros | The Asian Age
According to experts, due to irregular monsoon initially, the Kharif foodgrain output is estimated to be down.
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We are not incompetent, BWSSB is: Karnataka government 26.9.2017
Bengaluru: In the light of a report submitted by the state government to the National Green Tribunal (NGT) that apartments are the least-polluting bodies, apartment-dwellers lambasted the BWSSB for accusing them of being incompetent. According to the report, of the 755 apartments inspected by the KSPCB and BWSSB in the Bellandur Lake catchment area, 390 have installed sewage treatment plants (STPs), which treat 48.21 MLD of sewage, while the remaining 319 apartments which have not installed STP generate 13.66 MLD of waste.  Mr Srikanth Narasimhan, general secretary, Bangalore Apartments" Federation (BAF), said, "Only 2.8% of the sewage in the underground sewer is coming from apartments, while 97.2% is coming from individual houses and small buildings. The BWSSB is trying to cover up their incompetence through absurd notifications, like retrospective STP." The report states that 466.34 MLD of the sewage, which constitutes about 97.2% of the waste, is generated by individual houses ...
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From a mason to popular Punjabi short story writer, Deep Davinder has come a long way 26.9.2017 The Tribune
Tribune News Service Amritsar, September 25 From arranging bricks to constructing a wall to weave words to make sentences, Deep Davinder Singh has carved a niche in both the fields. He is considered an authority in short story writing in Punjabi literature. Similarly, his mastery over masonry skills helped him become a reputed contractor in the city. Starting his career as a mason, Deep Davinder Singh has carved a niche in Punjabi literature as a story teller of contemporary society, apart from becoming a contractor. After appearing in the matriculation examination in 1981, he joined his father to learn masonry. He used to earn Rs 10 per day as wage, when the daily emolument of a mason used to be Rs 20 per day. It took him about five years to learn the nuances of the trade. The civil work of a building like foundation, flooring, brick wall, pillars, elevation and finishing has been done by him manually. In-depth understanding of his profession helped him become a contractor. Now, he provides livelihood ...
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CM reviews plan for setting up decentralised STPs 26.9.2017 dailypioneer
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Harish promises potable water to fluoride-hit Nalgonda by January 26.9.2017 thehansindia3900
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Vamsadhara projec is dream of YSR says Dharmana Prasada Rao 26.9.2017 thehansindia3899
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Gadkari to inaugurate NH projects worth Rs 4468 Crore in AP 26.9.2017 thehansindia3899
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Tamil Nadu: Migratory birds arriving early this season 26.9.2017
Chennai: Ornithologists and bird trackers in Tamil Nadu are hoping for a better migration this year due to the surplus southwest monsoon. Migratory duck species and waders have already started arriving in advance by a month, field rangers of TN forest department serving at the protected bird sanctuaries disclosed. According to Pallikarnai forest ranger P. Natarajan, the top brass of the forest department have instructed the field staff to speed up the annual work to be undertaken ahead of the bird migration season. Usually the season begins by mid October and the birds arrive in large numbers during November, but due to the surplus south west monsoon the wetlands in Chennai have started receiving birds a few weeks earlier this year.  Red Munia "Waders like Ruff, Sandpiper and Little Stint have arrived in Pallikarnai. Mi-niature birds like Blue Tailed Bee Eater and Red Munia have also arrived", said KVRK Thirunaran, founder, The Nature Trust. Among ducks, about 100 Garganey have arrived ...
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Cycling track to link Mulund, JVLR 26.9.2017 Hindu: Home
BMC hopes to unveil first phase of 40-km dedicated corridor by Diwali
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Community lessons: Poi village turns its problems into solutions 26.9.2017 Hindu: News
Cultivates export quality okra by digging its own water channel, adopts forest to enrich biodiversity
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