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Sustainable farming, the only way out 18.8.2017 HBL: Opinion
Climate smart agriculture as well as proper management of soil and water need priority attention
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Oppose Megedatu project, PMK tells Tamil Nadu government 18.8.2017
Chennai: PMK founder S. Ramadoss on Thursday strongly opposed the consent of Tamil Nadu government"s counsel in the Supreme Court to allow Karnataka to build a dam across the Cauvery in Megedatu and described the move as "a betrayal". He said the state government should make it clear that it would oppose the project, during the next hearing in the Supreme Court. He also lashed out at Chief Minister Edappadi Palaniswami"s announcement in Cuddalore that his government would set up a desalination project to solve the drinking water crisis. He charged that indiscriminate sand mining and lack of checkdams were the major reason for the water scarcity and added that desalination project would remain only on paper. During the hearing of Cauvery dispute in the Supreme Court, Karnataka had stated that water could be released to Tamil Nadu only if Megedatu dam is built and the judges too had concurred with the view. The counsel for Tamil Nadu had replied that there would be no objection to ...
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BJP women wing holds Tiranga-Mashaal Yatra at CP 17.8.2017 DNA: India
The women's wing of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) organised a Tiranga and Mashaal Yatra at Connaught Place (CP) on Wednesday. The march was organised to celebrate the 71st Independence Day and to spread awareness regarding several issues. Nearly 2,500 women from different parts of the city participated in the yatra, which also saw the presence of Mahila Morcha National President Vijaya Rahatkar, State Secretary Poonam Parashar Jha, and other office-bearers. "After so many years of independence, we still suffer from a number of problems. Before independence, we used to chant 'Angrezo Bharat Chodo'. Likewise, we now need to chant 'Jaatiwaad Bharat Chodo' and 'Gandagi Bharat Chodo," Rahatkar said. Holding the National Flag and placards, the women marched around the inner circle of CP. The placards had several messages, including: "Jaha hariyali, wahan khushali", "Pashu-pakshi hain dharti ki shaan, aur pedh hain dharti ki jaan", "Bharatiya udpadh ka pakdo haath, Chini udpadh ka chodo haath", and "China ko ...
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Jan Dhan accounts may be losing their momentum 16.8.2017 ET: Banking
In terms of the use of these accounts, some interesting facts emerge. First, the average balance kept in these accounts increased and peaked in December 2016.
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State pinning hopes on northeast monsoon 14.8.2017 Hindu: Kerala
State registers 27% rainfall deficit during the period from June 1 to August 9, maximum deficit in Wayanad district
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48,000 hectares brought under green cover: Govt 14.8.2017 The Tribune
Tribune News Service Shimla, August 13 The state government has brought 48,000 hectare area under green cover during the last four years by spending Rs 635-61 crore. This year, the state will bring 15,000 hectare additional area by spending Rs 162.5 crore, says the government. According to the government note, besides, Rs1.33 crore medicinal plants were planted in the same period and 35 lakh such plants would be planted this year. The broad leave, wild fruit bearing and medicinal plants enabling the farming community to get cattle feed, fuel wood are being planted under the plan, it added. The government is implementing various forest projects, including Rs 630.37 crore Mid Himalayan Watershed Development, Rs 227 crore Swan River Integreted Watershed Management, Rs 10 crore Forest Management and Capacity Development in Training Sector, Rs 310 crore HP Forest Eco System Climate Proofing, Rs 800 crore HP Forest Eco system Management and Livelihood and Rs 665 crore Forest Eco system Climate Proofing ...
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HC seeks report on pollution in two villages 11.8.2017 Hindu: Bangalore
An NGO has complained of illegal quarrying nearby
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Monsoon may revive over the peninsula next week 10.8.2017 BusinessLine - News
A low off the Andhra Pradesh coast could trigger much-needed wet spell in the region
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CPI seeks support for drought-hit farmers 9.8.2017
ANANTAPUR: CPI state secretary K. Ramakrishna has demanded special package with immediate effect to support residents of drought-hit parts of the state. In view of severe rain deficit and drought conditions, mostly in the Rayalaseema region, the CPI team visited some villages in Anantapur district to assess the situation on Monday. Interacting with farmers at Rapthadu and Kandukur villages, Mr Ramakrishna concluded that most of the farmers could not take up sowing in Anantapur district. "Even 25 per cent of fields were not sown with groundnut," he noticed. Lashing out at the government's failure to mitigate the situation, Mr Ramakrishna alleged that the rain gun concept has not helped to save even a hectare despite Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu making false statements for political mileage. He demanded that the government release pending bills under NREGA programme because farmers and labourers are caught in a debt trap. "Bills have been pending under NREGA programme for the ...
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15% green coverage target achieved: CM 8.8.2017 TOI: Patna
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Search for girl fails again 6.8.2017 தி இந்து - செய்தியாளர் பக்கம்
Four-year-old went missing near a stream on Thursday
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CM flags Rs 1,000 crore project to build check dams across TN 6.8.2017
Perambalur: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami disclosed here on Saturday that it is proposed to construct check dams across the state to improve groundwater potential at a cost of Rs 1000 crore. Under this project, the first 100 check dams will be constructed at a cost of Rs 350 crore this year, he said at a function to celebrate former Chief Minister and AIADMK founder M G Ramachandran's birth centenary year. Mr. Palaniswami said that thanks to state efforts to upgrade science education, Tamil Nadu's scientific and technical manpower's quality will improve. The higher education row, which was 21 per cent in 2014, now stood at 44.30 per cent now, he emphasised. The Chief Minister said that a new dam will be constructed across Kallar river at Visuwakudi in Perambalur district at an estimated cost of Rs 33 crore and a park will be developed at a cost of Rs 2 crore at the dam site, to develop a tourism spot there. Mr.Palananiswami distributed various types of welfare assistance ...
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WOTR bags UN award for work on land degradation 5.8.2017 Hindu: States
Second Pune-based NGO in recent months to bag major UN award
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‘Speed up works at Peda Labudu’ 5.8.2017 Hindu: News
The 21 bore-wells sanctioned under “NTR Jalasiri” scheme for Peda Labudu, adopted by the Chief Minister, in the Agency area of the district should be readied, Collector Pravin Kumar has said.The deman...
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Tanks, check dams to regain its lost glory 3.8.2017 Hindu: Coimbatore
Now, Noyyal basin tanks can witness increase in storage capacity
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‘Mhadei dispute should not go down like Cauvery’ 2.8.2017 TOI: Goa
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Rain breathes life into Palar 2.8.2017 The Hindu - Tamil Nadu
Surplus water from Andhra Pradesh check dam overflows into the river
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Build toilets, have coffee with collector in Barmer 1.8.2017 TOI: Jaipur
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Surplus water from AP check dam reaches TN 1.8.2017 TOI: Chennai
Surplus water from a check dam constructed across the Palar river in Chittoor district by the Andhra Pradesh government reached Tamil Nadu on Tuesday following heavy rain in the catchment area on Monday. Water reached Ramanaickanpet village, which is around eight KMs from the check dam.
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Poor upkeep of dams turns fatal for Jalore hamlets 1.8.2017 TOI: Jaipur
Flood affected villages of Jalore that don't exist even on Google map seem to be neglected by the district administration and rescue teams deployed at Sanchor and nearby areas.
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