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Government's focus on agriculture to give farm & firm a boost 29.3.2017 Latest News
Research shows that the year agriculture does well, the economy does well too, says Rajesh Aggarwal
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Collector alerts officials on summer 29.3.2017 Hindu: Andhra Pradesh
Holds video conference with tehsildars, MPDOs on precautionary measures to be taken
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Telangana star performer in digital transactions post demonetisation 29.3.2017 TOI: All Headlines
Telangana star performer in digital transactions post demonetisation
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Kalpakkam residents plan marathon to get check dam 28.3.2017 Hindu: Cities
Structure to benefit at least 50 villages
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Kerala seeks Rs 1,000 crore from Centre to face worst drought in 115 years 26.3.2017 News
With the State facing the worst drought it has seen in the past 115 years, the Government of Kerala is seeking the central government to release a drought relief assistance of close to Rs 1000 crore. Ministers from the State are expected to meet the Union Minister of Agriculture and Farmers' Welfare Radha Mohan Singh and others on March 28."Apart from a huge loss in agriculture, there were costs in terms of water supply and others. We have estimated the loss to the tune of close to Rs 1,000 crore and we are asking assistance from the centre," E Chandrasekharan, Minister for Revenue and Housing told Business Standard.While the government has announced all the districts as drought hit in the end of October, 2016 and has been taking steps to overcome the tough situation, almost 30,000 hectres of crops has already been affected and more losses are expected in the coming months if the rainfall continues to be lower.V S Sunil Kumar, Minister for Agriculture, Kerala said, "Around 30,000 ...
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The greening of Hiware Bazaar in Maharashtra 25.3.2017 Hindu: News
The story of a Maharashtra village that transformed itself and the lives of its people
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The Hindu property fair begins 25.3.2017 Hindu: Home
The Hindu Property Plus Living Spaces 2017, a three-day property fair, took off in the city on Friday with 15 participants, including a bank. The event also saw launch of new residential projects by a...
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College students construct check dam, soak pits to end water woes in Jawhar village 23.3.2017 DNA: Wide Angle
With an aim to provide water facilities to Jawhar village in Palghar district, the students from the NSS unit of KPB Hinduja College constructed a check dam and soak pit for the villagers. The college students adopted the village few years back to provide basic facilities to the tribals residing in the village. In their last visit, the students constructed one check dam and five soak pits to save water so that the villagers can use it in their routine and agricultural activities. Speaking about the project, Saira Banoo Shaikh, Coordinator, NSS, Hinduja college said, "Thirty seven student volunteers from the NSS unit set up a week-long resident camp at the village to construct the check dam and soak pits. Since it is a hilly area, storage of water for later usage is problematic. The check dam, which is three feet in height and 20 feet in length, has been constructed to help over 25 families residing in the village." Three years back, the village was adopted with an aim to develop it and provide basic ...
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Thirukandalam check dam likely to be restored soon 22.3.2017 Hindu: Chennai
Structure across Kosasthalaiyar was damaged in 2015
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Congress attacks government for its budget proposals 21.3.2017 ET: Policy
Resuming the debate on the Union Budget in the Rajya Sabha, Congress leader Digvijaya Singh claimed the NDA government has not fulfilled a single promise it made to the people while coming to power.
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Nilgiris river revived, cheers wildlife, villagers 21.3.2017 TOI: Chennai
On the eve of World Forestry Day, the state forest department can be glad it has helped in a major conservation effort in the Nilgiris.
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87 lakh job cards removed from MNREGA list 20.3.2017 ET: Policy
Assets created under NREGA include works related to natural resource management such as water conservation, land development and irrigation.
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Sigurhalla River to be restored by Forest Department 20.3.2017 Hindu: Cities
The once picturesque Sigurhalla River, that used to flow perennially into the Sigur plateau, may once again be restored to its former glory, with plans by the Forest Department to ensure that water ...
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Old ‘kattas’ make a comebackas mini check dams 20.3.2017 Hindu: News
Once called “kattas” (mini check drams across streams) and commonly seen across the coastal belt, they gradually disappeared due to preference to borewells. However, now they are making a comeback in ...
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States to be ranked on their water management 19.3.2017 TOI: India
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‘Won’t allow dam project at any cost’ 18.3.2017 Hindu: Tamil Nadu
State govt. firmly opposed to dams at Mekedatu and Bhavani; issue taken up with Centre, says CM
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Rajasthan foresters seek NREGA help to clear invasive juliflora 16.3.2017 TOI: Jaipur
In a significant ruling for forests across the country, the Madras high court on Monday ordered the removal of the invasive plant species prosopis juliflora (vilayati babool) as a drought mitigation measure.
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Hyderabad Karnataka happy with its share of the pie 16.3.2017 Hindu: News
Chief Minister Siddaramaiah showed his government’s commitment to the development of the Hyderabad Karnataka region by making reasonable allocations for various projects in the State Budget presented ...
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State govt. announces ₹100 crore to Paschima Vahini project 16.3.2017 Hindu: News
The much talked-about Paschima Vahini project, under which a series of vented dams or check dams will be built to augment water during summer, appears to be ready to become a reality with the State go...
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Madikkai reaps a rich paddy harvest 16.3.2017 Hindu: Home
Farming on land kept fallow for decades
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