User: phemk23 Topic: Gujarat Agriculture
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11-year-old allegedly raped by Class 9 student in Gujarat 14.12.2018 Zee News : States
An 11-year-old girl was allegedly raped by a Class 9 student in Banaskantha district of Gujarat, police said Thursday.
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Irresponsible use of antibiotics linked to poor welfare conditions of dairy animals 12.11.2018 Sify Finance
World Animal Protection is extremely concerned about the recent incidents of milk contamination coming to light, particularly from peri-urban and urban dairies.
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NDA's crop insurance scheme bigger scam than Rafale: P. Sainath 4.11.2018 Sify Finance
Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led NDA government's crop insurance schemes for farmers is a bigger scam than even the Rafale scam, said renowned journalist and farmers issue activist P. Sainath here on Friday evening.
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List of Announcements/Agreements signed between India and Japan during visit of Prime Minister to Japan 29.10.2018 Govt of india: PIB
  Announcements Japan announced joining the International Solar Alliance (ISA) submitting the instrument of ratification on 29th October 2018. As of now there are 70 countries that have signed the ISA Framework Agreement (ISA FA) and 47 countries that have ratified it. Japan will be the 71st country to sign and 48th country to ratify the ISA FA. Exchange of Notes concerning the provision of seven Yen loan projects including the Project for the Construction of Mumbai-Ahmedabad High Speed Rail, Project for Renovation and Modernization of Umiam-Umtru Stage-III Hydroelectric Power Station, Delhi Mass Rapid Transport System Project (Phase 3), North East Road Network Connectivity Improvement Project, Project for the Construction of Turga Pumped Storage, Project for the Construction of Chennai Peripheral Ring Road and Project for Sustainable Catchment Forest Management in Tripura (total loan provision of up to 316.458 billion yen)   Sl.
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India-Japan Development Cooperation in the Indo-Pacific, including Africa 29.10.2018 Govt of india: PIB
India and Japan committed to working together to promote peace, stability and prosperity, through economic growth and development in the Indo-Pacific, including Africa, by enhancing connectivity through quality infrastructure and capacity building of our partners.
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Pix: Ganpati Bappa Morya! 18.9.2018 Rediff: GetAhead
Rediff readers tell us how they are celebrating the Ganesh Utsav festival.
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Go To Village incorporates National Nutrition Mission 5.9.2018 Manipur: E-Pao
Go To Village incorporates National Nutrition Mission
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Panel formed to hide irregularities in groundnut purchase: Gujarat Congress 20.8.2018 DNA: Popular News
The state government's announcement for a judicial probe in cases of fires in groundnut warehouses isn't cutting much ice with the Congress. The Opposition party said today that the Commission had been formed to ensure that irregularities in groundnut procurement do not come out. The Congress held a large event in Banaskantha to protest against the irregularities in groundnut purchase. The party alleged that Rs400 crore had been spent on groundnut procurement in Banaskantha, even though there is little production of the crop in the region, and alleged massive irregularities in the process. "There has been massive corruption in the procurement of groundnut. As against our demand to hold an inquiry in the scam by a sitting judge of high court, the state government has formed a Commission that will be headed by a retired judge. We believe this is to divert attention and to hide the scam. We have seen the Gujarat government doing the same in several other scams," state Congress president Amit Chavda, ...
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Gujarat: Retired High Court judge to probe fires at four warehouses storing groundnut 19.8.2018 DNA: Recent Columns
The Gujarat government has handed over the probe into the recent fires at groundnut warehouses to a retired high court judge. This was announced by Minister of State for Home Pradipsinh Jadeja on Saturday evening. The state government had faced criticism from farmers and the Opposition after four warehouses storing groundnuts were gutted and it was alleged that few leaders from the ruling party were involved in the arson. Jadeja told reporters in Gandhinagar, "Chief Minister Vijay Rupani has decided to act sensibly in the case as he is firmly against the wrongdoers. He directed to give the probe to a commission headed by a retired high court judge. We have given the probe to retired justice HK Rathod under the Commissions of Inquiry Act." Earlier, the government had given the probe to the CID of state police for the fires Gondal, Shapar-Veraval near Rajkot, Hapa in Jamnagar and Gandhidham in Kutch district. The forensic science laboratory also had been involved in the investigation, said the ...
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Indo-Israel collaboration brings 6 young, innovative Israeli startups to India 4.8.2018 Sify Finance
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Sugar mills in Gujarat do not owe single rupee to farmers: Deputy CM Nitin Patel 29.7.2018 DNA: Money
Deputy chief minister, Nitin Patel said on Saturday that not a single sugar mill in Gujarat owes any money to farmers. Speaking at the Deccan Sugar Technologists Association's 64th conference held at Mahatma Mandir in Gandhinagar, he said sugar manufacturing societies have provided the best example in the nation. Patel said, "Sugar production is the cooperative activity in Gujarat and farmers of Gujarat have always accepted cooperative module, may it be milk, sugar, irrigation or marketing of agriculture produces. Sugar mills in state are indebted with Rs. 23,000 crore that is payable to farmers who sold them sugarcanes, but no any sugar mill in Gujarat owes to farmers." "Almost one crore tonnes of sugarcanes are crushed in different mills of Gujarat every year and that produces 10 lakh metric tonne of sugar. The sugar mills run on cooperative basis are making profit and that is the result of cooperative module. Now it is time to give more return to farmers by value addition in by products of this ...
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Two Ahmedabad boys shine in CA exams with 2nd rank 21.7.2018 DNA: Top News
City boy Aagam Dalal came second in the finals exam of Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (old cou-rse) held in May 2018, according to sources in Ahmedabad branch of ICAI. Another city lad, Sagar Shah, came second in finals for a new course of CA, again held in May 2018. Students from Ahmedabad region bagged 10 positions in top 50 in the nation for old course. In the new course, three city boys managed to get a place in top 20 passers from across the nation. 21-year old Aagam also ranked 33rd in Integrated Proficiency Competence Course (IPCC) exams in his first attempt. With schooling in Gujarati medium, Aagam feels that language is not a barrier in clearing CA exam. His father Sandip Dalal is a broker of cotton for leading textile companies while the mother is a homemaker. Another Sagar Shah stood seventh in CA Finals exam for a new course in his first attempt. Sagar has a history of CAs in his home. His father Pragneshbhai and brother Jainam are CAs. He wants to pursue Certified Public ...
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Ahmedabad emerges as key garment manufacturing hub 20.7.2018 DNA: India
Once called as Manchester of the East, Ahmedabad is emerging as a major centre for manufacturing cotton garments across India. Low overhead costs and conducive city infrastructure are drawing key manufacturers to the city. The city, now home to around 5,000 manufacturers, has seen a significant spurt in the number — from about 500 — over a decade. While the local manufacturers have expanded their operations over the last couple of years, manufacturers from outside the state have also poured into the city because of the low cost of production. "No other major Indian city has so low overhead cost as Ahmedabad. Retail and wholesale buyers, as well as players of organized retails, have set their eyes on Ahmedabad to source products," said Vijay Purohit, president of Gujarat Garment Manufacturers Association (GGMA) which began three-day GGMA Garment Fair at Gujarat Universtiy Exhibition Ground on Thursday. Products are cheaper by about 30 per cent as compared to those in larger cities like Mumbai, also called ...
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Gujarat: A week after transfers, three IAS shifted again 20.7.2018 DNA: India
In a surprise move, three IAS officers, including former Ahmedabad municipal commissioner Mukesh Kumar, who was among the 21 officers transferred just last week, have been shifted again. Kumar, who was appointed as secretary of primary & secondary education in the education department in the last reshuffle on July 12, has been moved to Gujarat Maritime Board as vice chairman & chief executive officer. He replaces Mohammad Shahid, who has now been shifted to agriculture, farmers welfare and cooperation department as secretary (animal husbandry, cow breeding, fisheries & cooperation). The state government had transferred former Vadodara municipal commissioner Vinod Rao to this post in last week's reshuffle, but he has been appointed as secretary of primary & secondary education in Kumar's place in today's mini-rejig. The state government had transferred 21 IAS officers, including several additional chief secretaries and principal secretaries, in what was a much-awaited round of transfers on July ...
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Swadeshi in origin, Brand Khadi now dares to dream global 19.7.2018 Rediff: Business
KVIC is keen to build an international footprint and is hopeful about signing up B2B agreements with at least 40 countries, to which end it has even registered a GI (geographical indicator) tag in the UK, Germany and Russia.
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Vibrant Gujarat Startup Summit to showcase Indian innovations 19.7.2018 DNA: India
The upcoming Vibrant Gujarat Startup and Technology Summit will showcase local startups and innovators that offer technology solutions to problems specific to India, a senior state government official said here on Wednesday. The summit will also showcase next generation technology that will deeply impact day-to-day lives and revolutionise the manufacturing sector. "There will be startups displaying precision agriculture, which can be useful for Indian farmers. Those offering solutions in healthcare will also showcase their solutions," said D Thara, vice-chairman and managing director of Gujarat Industrial Development Corporation (GIDC) said, while announcing the three-day summit that will begin from October 11 at Mahatma Mandir in Gandhinagar. Thara said that the summit will be an extension of the first edition of Startup Summit held in 2016, as a run up to the Vibrant Gujarat Summit of 2017. This time also it will be a part of a number of summits as a precursor to the Vibrant Gujarat Summit 2019. The ...
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Gujarat garment fair: Organisers fear shortfall in orders 17.7.2018 DNA: Bangalore
Gujarat garment fair: Organisers fear shortfall in orders
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Ahmedabad: Jewellers expect uptick after two months slowdown 17.7.2018 DNA: Money
Jewellers in Ahmedabad are hopeful about an uptick in business after Rathyatra as past two months have been of unusual slowdown. They say that the overall slowdown of the economy has affected sales of jewellry. High taxes and credit restrictions following Nirav Modi scam has aggravated the slowdown. Normally, the months of May and June constitute off season. However, this year the slowdown was much deeper. "Normally, the business is off season about half of normal season. This year, the business was lower by about 40% even by off season standards," said Jigar Soni, vice-president of Ahmedabad Jewellers Association. He attributes the drop in business to slow down in sectors like real estate, textiles and even agriculture. "There is a cyclic effect on business. When one sector slows down, there is a cascading effect on other sectors of the economy as well," said Soni. Shantibhai Patel, president of Gems and Jewellry Trade Promotion Council, said that with festive season now approaching, there are hopes ...
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Shah tears into Congress, says it can't preserve democracy 14.7.2018 Rediff: News
He then highlighted the achievements of the BJP-led government at the Centre.
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Skyrocketing vegetable prices hit consumers 13.7.2018 Sify Finance
The latest jump in Consumer Price Index is pinching consumers due to increasing prices of vegetables and fruits in the market.
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