User: phemk23 Topic: Gujarat Agriculture
Category: South Gujarat Agriculture
Last updated: May 20 2018 24:08 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Decomposed bodies of woman, child found in bag in Guj's Surat 19.5.2018 General News
Highly decomposed bodies of a woman and a child, as yet unidentified, were found stuffed in a bag in Dindoli area here today, police said. "A bag containing two highly decomposed bodies was found near a sugarcane field in Dindoli locality on a road that leads to Eklera village. The bodies have been sent for post mortem," a Dindoli police station official said. The development comes a few months after the bodies of a woman and her daughter were found from different localities in the city. The girl's body had over 80 injury marks and police investigations later revealed that she had been raped and murdered.
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Artistic reinterpretation of the past 14.5.2018 Hindu: Home
Urbanisation, fragments of royal past, feminism and landscapes that have witnessed whirlwinds of change — artists present their observations through evocative paintings and sculptures
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Netherlands seeks to deepen cooperation with Haryana 11.5.2018 General News
The Netherlands has taken an initiative to further promote cooperation with Haryana in the field of agriculture, horticulture and dairy, the state government said. Agriculture Counsellor, Embassy of the Netherlands, Wouter Verhey and Deputy Counsellor, Anand Krishnan called on Haryana Agriculture Minister O P Dhankar here today. Verhey also took feedback from Dhankar regarding his recent visit to Holland, an official release said here. He also informed him about the proposed visit of Prime Minister of the Netherlands, Mark Rutte to New Delhi on May 24 and invited Dhankar for this event.
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Rise of the edimental garden 11.5.2018 Hindu: Society
Malabar spinach and Chinese orange alongside flowering begonias and daisies. The humble backyard vegetable garden moves up front
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Arjun, Karan rehearse for Sonam Kapoor's <I>sangeet</I> 5.5.2018 Rediff: Movies
The wedding festivities have begun!
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Mighty Storms 5.5.2018 Central Chronicle
Mighty high speed dust storms hit across the North-India covering 12 states with core hit... more »
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Cigarettes at stalls licensed to sell snacks; eight booked 30.4.2018 Hindu: Policy & Issues
Tobacco worth ₹41,900 confiscated during joint raid in Vashi
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Guj to launch month-long water conservation project from May 1 29.4.2018 General News
The Gujarat government will start a month-long initiative from May 1, the state's Foundation Day, to increase its water conservation capacity, Chief Minister Vijay Rupani said today. Tasks like deepening ponds, desilting water reservoirs and check dams, cleaning and repairing Narmada canal networks, and implementing rain water harvesting projects in urban areas will be undertaken during the 31-day statewide 'Sujalam Sufalam Water Conservation Initiative,' Rupani told reporters at a press conference. Through the month-long programme, the government aims to increase rain water conservation capacity in the state by 11,000 lakh square feet, he said. The government has earmarked Rs 345 crore for the initiative which will also involve, apart form various government departments, voluntary organisations, industries, educational and religious institutes, and PSUs, he said. He said the state government had an aim to revive 32 rivers, across a length of 340 kilometres, as part of ..
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Assam segment of India Skills competition organised 29.4.2018 The Assam Tribune
Assam segment of India Skills competition organised
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From a Surat factory to Amnesty: An unusual journey 26.4.2018 Rediff: News
'My boss was a woman. Not any woman, she was a demanding, rude and foul-mouthed creature whom I liked immediately,' says Aakar Patel.
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After Mallya, Rei Agro to give banks Rs 10,800 cr jolt 25.4.2018 DNA: Recent Columns
Financial institutions, including foreign banks, are set to take a hit of Rs 10,800 crore from country’s erstwhile largest basmati rice exporter Rei Agro, which has gone down due to alleged frauds committed by promoters. As per creditors’ claim list finalised on Monday, Indian banks alone have run up dues of Rs 8,536.87 crore, which are much higher than previous estimates of Rs 5,300 crore. The biggest hit lenders are UCO Bank, J&K Bank and SBI with each having exposure of more than Rs 1,000 crore. UCO Bank tops the list of claimants against Rei Agro with Rs 1,207.11 crore followed by State Bank of India (Rs 1,079 crore), Jammu & Kashmir Bank (Rs 1,011.67 crore) while those having substantial claims of unpaid loan are Corporation Bank (Rs 8,86.89  crore), Indian Overseas Bank (Rs 638.10 crore), Bank of Baroda (Rs 535.67 crore) United Bank of India (Rs 426.38 crore) and Life Insurance Corp (Rs 404.38 crore). The resolution professional, however, has refused to accept all SBI’s claims, and has brought them ...
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TS EAMCET 2018 hall ticket released @eamcet.tsche.ac.in, download admit cards here 21.4.2018 Zee News : States
Due to some issues, the admit cards won't be available for download from  11.45 am to 12:30 pm on Saturday. 
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Asia’s first Fairtrade denim brand makes India debut 20.4.2018 Hindu: Nxg
Asia’s first Fairtrade denim brand is all set to make its debut in India
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14-year-old gang-raped in Hamirpur, father axed 19.4.2018 Central Chronicle
Hamirpur, A 14-year-old girl returning from farms was gangraped by three men in Biwar area... more »
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ATMs run out of notes, cash crunch gets worse in Gujarat 17.4.2018 DNA: Top News
Days after banks in Gujarat said they were not getting enough cash from the Reserve Bank of India, complaints started emerging about ATMs going dry. Complaints started coming in from small towns like Unjha and Jamnagar. Businessmen and farmers are the worst hit as the trading cycle has been affected adversely. Sanjeev (name changed), a resident of Shahibaug complained that he had to withdraw money for buying medicines but could not find money in ATM of SBI, ICICI, Bank of India, Dena Bank, HDFC Bank in Meghaninagar and Shahibaug. Finally he managed some cash from an ATM of Axis Bank. Sagar Rabari, general secretary of Gujarat Khedut Samaj said that he wanted to withdraw Rs10,000 from SBI, but he could not as a number of ATMs of the bank. Khedut Samaj said that it has received complains of shortage of cash in banks and ATMs from Surat, Navsari and Vadodara as well. Recently, Gujarat Urban Cooperative Bank had complained that not enough cash is available form the Reserve Bank of India. Janak Raval, general ...
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Two years after it was launched, the world’s first solar cooperative has transformed Gujarat’s Dhundi village 13.4.2018 Hindu: Health
Farmers here buy water from entrepreneurs at half the rate they paid when they used diesel pumps
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Farmers dump tomatoes in wholesale market in MP's Narsinghpur 13.4.2018 General News
Irate farmers, for the second time in three days, today dumped tomatoes at the Gadwara wholesale market in Narsinghpur, some 250 kilometres from here, protesting against low prices. Babu Patel, president of the Narsinghpur unit of the Kisan Union, a farmers' organisation, said that prices of tomatoes had reached Rs 2 per kilogram in the wholesale market and this was lower than the cost of cultivating them. "The situation for farmers in the state is grim and the government is doing nothing to help them," he alleged. Alok Agrawal, convenor of the MP unit of the Aam Aadmi Party alleged that farmers in the state were living in penury and claimed that five farmers were committing suicide in the state everyday. He said that lack of storage facilities in the state was leading to a situation where prices of vegetables nose-dived one day and then soared to exorbitant levels another day, leaving both farmers and the common citizens harried and distressed. State Principal ...
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PM Modi puts inflation goals at risk in a bid to meet farm pledges 12.4.2018 Top Stories
Pulses and rice are among crops that are eligible for the minimum support price announced by Modi's administration
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90 percent saplings planted on Narmada banks have survived: CM Chouhan 10.4.2018 Central Chronicle
Chronicle Reporter, Bhopal Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has said that the state government is... more »
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Gunotsav ends, CM Vijay Rupani says it has led to lower dropouts 8.4.2018 DNA: Money
The two-day ambitious programme of annual evaluation of government primary schools concluded on Saturday with the Chief Minister announcing a dip in drop-out ratio. The eighth edition of Gunotsav, that aims to assess the quality of education in government primary schools had participation from more than 54 lakh students of 32780 primary government schools, 863 grant-in-aid schools and 804 ashram shalas. Gujarat Chief minister Vijay Rupani visited Valsad on day 2 of Gunotsav. Giving credit to Gunotsav, he said, “The drop out ratio has been dipped and is at 1.5% now. The literacy rate is 70%.” Agriculture minister RC Faldu chose Navapura prathmik shala in Sanand, which was rated C grade last year in terms of academic performance on Saturday.  Of the 119 schools in Sanand taluka, 6 schools had got grade C last year and of the six, the minister chose to visit Navapura prathmik shala which has close to 400 students and 12 teachers.  The minister evaluated the students in comprehension in English, Gujarati, ...
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