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Water levels swell in reservoirs as heavy inflows continue from Krishna, tributaries 17.10.2017 Hindu: Cities
Water levels in all major reservoirs in Telangana continue to keep swelling, with some of them in surplus position already, thanks to constant inflows with the help of rains in the catchment areas for...
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Naveen announces irrigation project ahead of bypoll 17.10.2017 Hindu: News
The Opposition parties term it an election gimmick
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New technical sub-divisional Bhadra CADA office in Siddapur to open by month-end 17.10.2017 Hindu: Karnataka
The new technical sub-divisional office of Bhadra Command Area Development Authority (CADA) in Siddapur in Udupi district will commence functioning by the last week of October.For administrative conve...
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Rain comes as a blessing for rabi crops 16.10.2017 Hindu: Karnataka
State to increase sowing area by another 6 lakh to 7 lakh hectares
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Punjab allows 'Right of Way' to lay irrigation pipelines 16.10.2017 All News-IANS Stories
The Punjab Cabinet on Monday approved granting 'Right of Way' to government departments concerned or farmers to enable them to lay underground irrigation pipelines through other land holders' areas.
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Odisha announces Rs 1,250 cr irrigation project 16.10.2017 All News-IANS Stories
The Odisha government on Monday announced a Rs 1,250 crore mega irrigation system, named Gangadhar Meher Lift Canal System, in the state's Bargarh district.
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CMFRI to focus on satellite data 16.10.2017 Hindu: News
Mapping areas of fish abundance
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TNPCB revokes closure order on 23 dyeing units 16.10.2017 Hindu: Coimbatore
The Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board (TNPCB) has revoked the closure orders issued on 23 dyeing units attached to Eastern Common Effluent Treatment Plant (CETP) last month following indiscriminate ...
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Rajasthan gets first heavy metal testing lab 16.10.2017 DNA: Mumbai
From now onwards, the presence of heavy metals and pesticides in fruits, vegetables, cereals and other food items can be detected in government testing lab in the city. For this purpose, central public health laboratory at mini health directorate has been upgraded. Medical and health minister Kalicharan Saraf inaugurated the state-of-the-art testing equipment at the central public health laboratory on Sunday. According to officials, this is the first such public lab in northern India. The lab has been upgraded with the establishment of advanced testing equipment at a cost of around Rs 7 crore. “ With this Rajasthan has joined the selected state like Gujarat, Karnataka, and Maharashtra where the presence of heavy metals and pesticides in fruits, vegetables, and other food items can be tested at government testing lab,” Kalicharan Saraf said. To operate these machines staff is being provided training and process have been initiated to fill vacant posts of technicians in the central testing lab,” he ...
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‘Oppn. creating hurdles’ 16.10.2017 Hindu: News
Govt. working on projects with faith in people: Harish Rao
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Cotton crop hit by heavy rains 15.10.2017 Hindu: Home
Worst hit are tenants who took land on lease
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Rain loss put at ₹6.05 cr. in Raichur district 15.10.2017 Hindu: National
Heavy downpour that lashed Raichur district in the last several days has caused extensive losses. Many streams experienced flooding. An unaccounted for number of trees and several electricity poles ha...
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Water released from Manjalar, Sothuparai dams 15.10.2017 The Hindu - Tamil Nadu
To benefit 8,124 acres in Theni and Dindigul districts
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Govt to bring 12 lakh ha land under micro-irrigation 14.10.2017 ET: Agriculture
Addressing the valedictory session of the fifth five-day India Water Week here, he said it was something which hadn't been achieved in the post-Independence era.
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A drought on U.P.’s doorstep 14.10.2017 Hindu: National
Chief Secretary instructs State officials to take preparatory measures
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Water, water everywhere 14.10.2017 Hindu: National
Anantapur, a rain shadow district, district receives copious rain after two decades
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Cheer all around in Chittoor 14.10.2017 Hindu: National
Farmers in the rain-shadow Chittoor district are a happy lot with incessant rains this week, having waged several years of a vexed battle with perennial drought conditions in the region. The rains hav...
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Norwegian seafood industry eye Indian gourmet market 14.10.2017 All News-IANS Stories
For well over two decades, Norwegian seafood is being served at high-end eateries in India but the imports have been significantly small due to high customs duties.
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Despite economic slowdown, India still can meet goals on poverty, hunger 14.10.2017 Latest News
The ongoing slowdown in economic growth could increase the need for government programmes to alleviate poverty and hunger
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Farmers upbeat as copious rains fill up tanks in State 14.10.2017 Hindu: National
70 tmcft available in minor irrigation tanks, says official
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