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Complete Jal Jeevan Mission by 2024, Centre tells Southern states 12.11.2019
Hyderabad: Union water resources minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat on Monday asked southern states to complete the Centre"s Jal Jeevan Mission works by 2024. In reply, the states told him that the Centre has to provide funds. The mission aims to provide tap water to all households in the country. The minister said the Centre was consulting Nabard (National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development) and other financial institutions to fund the scheme. The minister said the people"s participation was important. Mr Singh was speaking at a review meeting of officials of southern states on Monday in the city. Telangana state Chief Secretary S.K. Joshi told the minister that the Centre has to provide funds for Jal Jeevan Mission to the states on the basis of population. Mr Singh also met Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao at Pragathi Bhavan on Monday. A CMO press release of the meeting said that the Union minister said that the Centre was examining the the possibility of implementing a Mission ...
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Battle baldness, naturally 12.11.2019 Mumbai Age
Take a proper diet, hit the gym and most importantly avoid stress and smoking.
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India's sugar output likely to fall 21.5 pc in 2019-20: ISMA 5.11.2019 Business | The Asian Age
ISMA had made a preliminary estimate of 28.2 million tonnes of sugar production for the 2019-20 marketing year.
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Paddy crop in Sanguem’s Nune badly damaged in recent rain 5.11.2019 Goa News – The Navhind Times
NT NETWORK Curchorem The unseasonal heavy which had lashed  the state some days back resulted in a severe damage not only to paddy crop but also plantations in Sanguem. Incidentally, as not much area is under paddy cultivation, the loss was limited. Zonal Agriculture Officer of Sanguem Gauri Prabhudessai informed that “more than 60 per cent …
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Vice President bats for cost-effective desalination initiatives 3.11.2019 India News | Latest News Headlines & Live Updates from India - Times of India
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Bringing intimate hygiene out of closet 30.10.2019 The Assam Tribune
Bringing intimate hygiene out of closet
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Winds of climate change blow across South Asia 29.10.2019
The India-Pakistan enmity is possibly the world"s most intractable and obdurate, with a mutual misreading of history made extremely volatile with the brandishing of nuclear weapons. Despite having two giant militaries at each others" throats, the more immediate existential challenges that India and Pakistan face are related to how climate change and misuse of common natural resources have combined to confront both together. It is not the militaries which will determine our fates, but the degree of cooperation the two nations can summon. Our problems are common and perhaps India and Pakistan will find the good sense to act together? Looking at the climate change challenges Pakistan and India face together, collective action — as unlikely as it seems — may just be what is needed to secure the lives and livelihoods of future generations. According to climate researchers at Germanwatch, Pakistan ranks eighth on the Global Climate Risk Index, with over 145 catastrophic events — ...
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Winds of climate change blow across South Asia 29.10.2019 Opinion | The Asian Age
According to the Pakistan Council of Research in Water Resources, Pakistan officially crossed the water scarcity line in 2005.
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Government's pollution control measures have led to more 'good air days' in Delhi: Prakash Javadekar 27.10.2019 India News | Latest News Headlines & Live Updates from India - Times of India
"Goods days have increased and bad days have reduced in Delhi's pollution status," said Javadekar, who attended the 29th BASIC (Brazil, South Africa, India and China) ministers' meeting here on Saturday. "The air quality improved after various measures were initiated by the government in the National Capital Region (NCR) since 2014," the minister told Indian media persons on Saturday.
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A Challenge To Goa 25.10.2019 Editorial – The Navhind Times
State must force MoEF&CC to withdraw approval to Kalasa-Banduri project Goa’s battle for the Mhadei is not yet over. The central government has taken a decision which goes against the interests of Goa. The Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change has granted environmental clearance for the Kalasa-Banduri project by which Karnataka plans to divert …
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Rs 3.5 lakh crore will be invested for water in next 5 years: PM in Haryana 18.10.2019
Hisar: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said that his government would invest Rs 3.5 lakh crore in 5 years to cater to the need of water for drinking and irrigation purposes. "I will put maximum emphasis in the next 5 on the water under the Jal Jeevan Mission. We are planning to spend Rs 3.5 lakh crore in the next five years so that our mothers and sisters, and farmers don't have to face the shortage of water. Our effort is to ensure that farmers do not have to rely only on weather," said Prime Minister Modi, while addressing an election rally. The Prime Minister said that the traditional water system should be revamped in villages and a system should be developed where the household water is recycled and is used for irrigation. "It is imperative that we revive the old systems of water management, which used to exist in villages. We want to create systems that can help in recycling household water and which can be used for irrigation. And I'm hopeful that the country will be ...
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HC censures TN govt for terming water project 'technically infeasible' 18.10.2019 PTI: All news
HC censures TN govt for terming water project 'technically infeasible'
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Change comes only from positive thinking, Chhindwara is an example: CM 14.10.2019 Central Chronicle
Bhopal, Chief Minister Kamal Nath said that only positive thinking brings about change. Whatever development has taken place in Chhindwara till date is the result of positive thinking of the people here.  The Chief Minister was addressing the convocation ceremony of Footwear Design and Development Institute in Chhindwara today. He honoured 89 students of different […]
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Kedarnath reconstruction projects being monitored through drones: Amit Shah 13.10.2019 PTI: All news
Kedarnath reconstruction projects being monitored through drones: Amit Shah
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CPCB frames guidelines for utilisation of treated waste water 10.10.2019 Goa News – The Navhind Times
Abdul Wahab Khan | NT Panaji: The Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) has framed guidelines for food processing units and other industries for utilisation of treated effluents or wastewater for irrigation. The guidelines say that no consent should be given to any industry if it fails to prepare a comprehensive irrigation management plan (IMP) for …
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22 cows dead in govt shelter in Badaun, probe ordered 8.10.2019 India – The Indian Express
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Satellite imagery, artificial intelligence to improve farm yields in Maharashtra 7.10.2019 India – The Indian Express
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Work on Narva-Mayem canal stretch going on at snail’s pace 7.10.2019 Goa News – The Navhind Times
RAMESH SAVAIKAR | NT Bicholim: The work on Tillari canal, linking Narva and Mayem areas, is going on at a snail’s pace with farmers of Narva, Mayem, Piligaon patiently waiting to reap benefit of the canal for irrigation purpose. According to information, the canal work in Bicholim taluka has been completed up to Sal, Kansarpal and Nanoda …
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In this parched Bihar district, how farmers keep drought at bay 6.10.2019 India – The Indian Express
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Telangana to procure 55l MTs of paddy this year 4.10.2019

Hyderabad: The state government has decided to procure 55 lakh metric tonnes of paddy during the Kharif season, said minister for BC Welfare and Civil Supplies, Gangula Kamalakar, on Thursday. He was addressing a press conference after taking charge of his portfolios at his chambers in the Metro Water Works office at Khairatabad on Thursday.

He said the civil supplies department had procured 44 lakh metric tonnes of paddy during the last Kharif season. Due to state government supplying free 24/7 power supply to farmers, extending financial assistance to farmers through the Rythu Bandhu scheme and also supplying water for irrigation, the government is expecting a record production of paddy this year.

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