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Trump reassures Tokyo he will stick with security pact - Japan government 25.6.2019 Reuters: World News
U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday reassured Japan he was committed to a military treaty that both nations have described as a cornerstone of security in Asia, after a media report said he had spoken privately about withdrawing from the pact.
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Distribution under PDS 25.6.2019 Govt of india: PIB
Under National Food Security Act, 2013 (NFSA), the eligible households are entitled to receive foodgrains, namely- Wheat, Rice & Coarse-grains through Public Distribution System (PDS). As per entitlements under the Act, the Antyodaya Anna Yojana (AAY) households are eligible to receive 35 kg of foodgrains per family per month, whereas the Priority Households (PHH) beneficiaries are eligible to receive 5 kg of foodgrains per person per month.
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Starvation Deaths 25.6.2019 Govt of india: PIB
  No State/UT has reported any incidence of death due to starvation in the country.  However, to prevent the starvation deaths in the country and to provide food security to the vulnerable population and to ensure that people living below poverty line get adequate food grains, the Government has been providing food grains at highly subsidized prices to the targeted population through the State Governments/UT Administrations under National Food Security Act, 2013 and Other Welfare Schemes (OWS) (Mid Day Meal Scheme, Wheat Based Nutrition Programme, Scheme for Adolescent Girls, Annapurna Scheme, Allocation of foodgrains under Welfare Institutions & Hostels Scheme).
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Agriculture related information including Weather conditions are provided to the farmers through Kisan Call Centres in 22 local languages: Shri Narender Singh Tomar 25.6.2019 Govt of india: PIB
Weather monitoring system is used to help the farmers in making better agricultural decisions like carrying out timely sowing of crops according to weather forecast. Department of Agriculture, Cooperation & Farmers Welfare (DAC&FW) is providing agriculture related information including ‘Weather conditions’ to the farmers through Kisan Call Centre operating from 21 locations in 22 local languages.
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Government is taking several steps to control the spread of Fall Army Worm: Shri Tomar 25.6.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The Department has taken note of Fall Army Worm (FAW) infestation in the country. The infestation has been found primarily on maize and to a small extent on Ragi and Sorghum.  As reported by the States, the details of the area affected due to Fall Army Worm (FAW) in maize during the last three years is at Annexure I.  The Department has taken following steps to control the spread of Fall Army Worm (FAW):- (i).
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Production of Milk, Milk Products, Egg and Poultry Meat 25.6.2019 Govt of india: PIB
 The Estimated Production of Milk, Egg and Poultry Meat during the last three years is given below: -   Year Milk Production (in Million Tonnes) All India Egg Production (In Million Nos.) All India Poultry Meat Production (In 000 tonnes) All India 2015-16 155.
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Gold at 6-year high as financial, political tensions converge 25.6.2019 Reuters: Money News
Gold scaled a six-year peak on Tuesday as a weaker dollar, prospects of monetary easing by the U.S. Federal Reserve and simmering U.S.-Iran tensions continued to stoke bullish sentiment in the market.
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2 Lakh Pilgrims To Perform Haj This Year, 48% Of Them Are Women: Minister 25.6.2019 NDTV News - Latest
A record 2 lakh Indian pilgrims will perform Haj this year with more than 48 per cent of them being women, Union Minority Affairs Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said on Tuesday.
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Monsoon covers most parts of cane, cotton, soybean fields in India 25.6.2019 Reuters: Money News
Monsoon rains have covered most parts of cane, cotton, and soybean fields in western India and some parts of rice-sowing areas in central and northern India, the country's weather office said on Tuesday.
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Gold jumps to 6-year peak on weaker dollar, U.S.-Iran friction 25.6.2019 Reuters: Money News
Gold prices climbed more than 1% on Tuesday to a six-year high, as the dollar slipped to multi-month lows on prospects of monetary easing by the Federal Reserve, while simmering U.S.-Iran tensions lifted appeal for the safe-haven ...
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Saudi Aramco concerned over Gulf attacks, has capacity to meet demand: CEO 25.6.2019 Reuters: Money News
Saudi Aramco is concerned at recent actions in the Gulf but can meet its customers' needs thanks to its experience and the availability of additional spare capacity, its chief executive said on Tuesday.
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Oil prices in balance between demand worries, U.S.-Iran tensions 25.6.2019 Reuters: Money News
Oil prices hung in the balance on Tuesday as concerns over declining crude demand were offset by risks to supply linked to new U.S. sanctions on Iran.
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Gold scales six-year peak on weaker dollar, U.S.-Iran friction 25.6.2019 Reuters: Money News
Gold prices rose more than 1% on Tuesday before shedding some gains, but still held near a six-year high, as the dollar dropping to multi-month lows, and simmering U.S.-Iran tensions drove investors towards the safe-haven bullion.
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To battle Modi’s Hindu-Hindi majoritarianism, states must demand greater equality of rights 25.6.2019 Scroll.in
No juggling of opposition electoral alliances will ever effectively challenge the foundations of the BJP’s cultural project.
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Gold hits six-year peak on softer dollar, U.S.-Iran friction 25.6.2019 Reuters: Money News
Gold prices climbed more than 1% on Tuesday to their highest in six years as the dollar weakened on prospects of monetary easing by the Federal Reserve, while simmering U.S.-Iran tensions drove investors towards the safe-haven ...
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Exclusive: Dirty oil crisis over for Russia, but contagion felt on high seas 25.6.2019 Reuters: Money News
In the opinion of Russian officials, the oil contamination crisis that disrupted flows from the world's second-largest exporter of crude this spring is long over.
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New Zealand economy faces risks from rising home prices, trade tensions: OECD 25.6.2019 Reuters: Money News
The Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) said on Tuesday that soaring house prices and global trade tensions are some of the key risks facing New Zealand's economy.
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Oil prices drop amid demand worries, but U.S.-Iran tensions support 25.6.2019 Reuters: Money News
Oil fell on Tuesday amid concerns over the outlook for crude demand, but prices were supported after Washington announced new sanctions on Iran amid mounting tensions in the Middle East.
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Water to be channelled through canals under Loktak Lift Irrigation, says MPCB Chairman 25.6.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
Water to be channelled through canals under Loktak Lift Irrigation, says MPCB Chairman
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Festival of pineapple and summer fruits ends govt ready to provide all possible help to farmers: CM 25.6.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
Festival of pineapple and summer fruits ends govt ready to provide all possible help to farmers: CM
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