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Promote Uttarakhand as major tourist destination: PM Modi 20.10.2017 New Kerala: India News
Kedarnath (Uttarakhand) , Oct. 20 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday pitched for the development of the Uttarakhand state in an endeavour to make it a major tourist destination of the country.
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Explore Himalayas: Modi to promote Uttarakhand as tourist destination 20.10.2017 All Current Affairs Stories
Himalayas have so much to offer- for spiritual pursuits, for nature lovers, for those interested in adventure, water sports: Modi
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Despite flooding, Gujarat may see record kharif groundnut output 18.10.2017 Business Standard: News Now
Despite flooding in some regions, Gujarat should have a record kharif groundnut production of 3.14 million tonnes, from 2.94 mt in last year's season, according to the Solvent Extractors' Association of India's (SEA)'s survey. Sowing had marginally decreased to 1.6 mn hectares, from 1.64 mn ha last year."Rainfall was satisfactory and timely and this has resulted in the bumper crop," said B V Mehta, executive director of SEA. This level of output would mean a yield of 1,960 kg a ha, against 1,790 kg/ha last year.The findings come from a three-day field survey by the SEA Oilseed Crop Estimate Committee, during October 13-15 in 15 districts of Saurashtra, Kutch and north Gujarat. The team met farmers, traders, oil millers and exporters alike to assess sowing, yield and production.In terms of region, Rajkot is expected to see the highest groundnut production of around 525,000 tonnes, followed by Junagadh (485,000 tonnes) and Devbhoomi Dwarka (390,000 tonnes). Saurashtra and north Gujarat .
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Ayodhya hosts grand 'Deepotsav', Adityanath attends 18.10.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Chants of "Jai Shri Ram" echoed on the banks of the Saryu river as actors portraying the roles of Lord Rama and Sita arrived here on a chopper decked up to resemble the mythological Pushpak Viman - in a recreation of Lord Rama's return from 14 years of exile to Ayodhya - as part of a grand 'Deepotsav' celebration, attended by Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath.
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Non-payment of crop insurance a major issue in poll-bound Gujarat 17.10.2017 Hindu: Home
Thousands of complaints pour in from Saurashtra’s Dwarka, Jamnagar, Rajkot, Amreli and Junagadh districts.
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Bhavantar Bhugtan Yojana launched 17.10.2017 Central Chronicle » Madhya Pradesh
Bhopal : Around 23 lakh farmers have got registered so far in Bhavantar Bhugtan Yojana... more »
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Union Home Minister inaugurates West Zone Regional Training Centre of IB in Jodhpur 16.10.2017 Govt of india: PIB
The Union Home Minister Shri Rajnath Singh inaugurated the West Zone Regional Training Centre of the Intelligence Bureau (IB), in Jodhpur, Rajasthan today.
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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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CM Naidu conducts agricultural review in Andhra Pradesh 14.10.2017 New Kerala: Andhra Pradesh
Amaravati (Andhra Pradesh) , October 13 : Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu on Friday said that as opposed to a district-wise approach, the agriculture department should follow a cluster wise approach and organise the data in an integrated way.
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Amit Shah breaks silence on son's business, rejects money laundering 13.10.2017 The Assam Tribune
Amit Shah breaks silence on son's business, rejects money laundering
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India should diversify agriculture, says agro-experts 13.10.2017 The Assam Tribune
India should diversify agriculture, says agro-experts
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CPI wing demands action against Monsanto for alleged criminal negligence 12.10.2017 All Companies Stories
Hyderabad, 12 October: Communist Party of India(CPI)-affiliated All India Kisan Sabha has asked Genetic Engineering Appraisal Committee(GEAC) to take action against Monsanto and its Indian partner Maharashtra Hybrid Seeds Company Limited(Mahyco) for alleged criminal negligence resulting in large scale cultivation of unapproved genetically modified(GM) hybrid cotton crop featuring herbicide tolerance trait in the country. Recent news reports backed by lab tests and and other empirical evidence suggested that GM cotton seed with twin transgenic traits of herbicide tolerance and bollworm resistance, which is popularly known as Glycel BT Cotton, was being cultivated across major cotton-growing states including Andhra Pradesh, Maharahstra and Telangana even though it has no seal of approval from GEAC nor there was a licensed seller. So far only Bollgard I and Bollgard II hybrid cotton seeds with bollworm resistance trait are approved for cultivation in India.The farmers' body holds ...
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Patanjali bags order from Amul to supply fodder 12.10.2017 ET: FMCG
The first entity to sign a purchase order with Patanjali is Sabarkantha Dairy, the largest of the 19 milk unions under the Gujarat Cooperative Milk Marketing Federation.
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Union Minister slams LDF govt 12.10.2017 Hindu: Cities
Go to Gujarat to see real development, says Giriraj Singh
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Guj announces apparel policy, targets 1L jobs for web 12.10.2017 DNA: Wide Angle
Chief Minister Vijay Rupani announced Garment and Apparel Policy-2017 on Wednesday to give a boost to the sector. The Gujarat government will provide a payroll assistance of Rs 4,000 per female worker and Rs 3,200 per male worker on a monthly basis to units in this sector. The government also offers interest subsidy during the five-year term of the policy. Announcing the policy during a press conference in Gandhinagar, Rupani said, "Ahmedabad was known as the Manchester of India once. We have decided to make entire Gujarat the Manchester of India and that can be achieved through a policy which covers 'Farm to Foreign'. Gujarat is among the leading cotton growing states. The state government had launched the textile policy in 2012. We wish to make Gujarat the number one state in the garment and apparel sector through this policy." Calling it as a move to encourage female employment scenario, especially rural areas, the chief minister said, "We have observed that women workers dominate this sector, one of ...
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Congress will waive off farmers debts, if voted to power in Gujarat: Rahul 11.10.2017 Hindu: National
Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on his campaign tour in Gujarat said the Congress party, if voted to power in Gujarat assembly polls, will waive off entire debts of Gujarat farmers and enhance Mi...
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Eye on polls, Gujarat govt. announces new textiles policy 11.10.2017 Hindu: Home
Chief Minister Rupani unveils plan to set up 16 industrial estates and parks
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Guj govt announces setting of 16 more industrial estates, jobs to over 100,000 11.10.2017 deccanherald.com
The BJP-led government in poll-bound Gujarat on Wednesday announced setting up of 16 new industrial clusters by way of GIDC estates across the state to what it called encourage investments in the small business to generate over 100,000 employment opportunities. "These GIDCs will unlock the growth in remote areas and SMEs. Spread across 2400 hectares in 16 villages, they will have potential to accommodate over 15,000 factories and total estimated employment generation would be about 100,000," Vijay Rupani, Gujarat chief minister told media persons. GIDC or Gujarat Industrial Development Corporation has been setting up several industrial estates across the state for over three decades now. It primarily acquires land and provides all the requisite basic infrastructure as roads, water, street lights, plotting etc for entrepreneurs to set up their factories. The BJP government in Gujarat have been making a slew of announcements for some time with an eye on Assembly polls that EC on Tuesday said would be held ...
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Poll-bound Gujarat announces new apparel policy, 16 industrial estates 11.10.2017 Business Standard: Economy & Policy
Move aimed at generating investment, employment opportunities among small businesses
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NCDEX gets farmers' body on board for derivative trade 11.10.2017 All Markets Stories
Agri-commodity bourse NCDEX today said as many as 99 FPOs -- farmers producers organisations -- from 14 states are registered on its trading platform so far with latest to enter is one FPO each from Kerala and Gujarat. More than 21,000 tonnes of commodities have been traded by FPOs on the NCDEX platform till September of this year. More growers are showing interest, it said in statement. In September alone, one FPO each from Kerala and Gujarat participated on the NCDEX platform for the first time. An FPO from Kerala hedged in the relaunched black pepper futures contract, while the one from Gujarat traded in jeera futures. "Total 99 FPOs have opened their accounts so far and more than 119 FPOs are in process of opening their account with NCDEX (National Commodity & Derivatives Exchange Limited)," the exchange said. Commenting on the progress, NCDEX MD and CEO Samir Shah said the sustained campaign has yielded results. The derivative market is an additional marketing ...
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