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Category: Eastern India Agriculture
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NREGS wages go up, thanks to inflation 1.4.2020 India News | Latest News Headlines & Live Updates from India - Times of India
As new rates come into force from Wednesday, the national average wage stands at Rs 202 per day, which is Rs 20 higher than 2019-20. None of the states has registered zero increase while the lowest hike is Rs 13 and the highest Rs 34. The welcome changehas been possible because of a spike in retail inflation for agriculture labourers - Consumer Price Index (Agriculture Labour).
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Covid-19: Sweet shops in Bengal allowed to open for four hours a day amid lockdown 31.3.2020 Scroll.in
Last week, sweet makers had asked Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for permission to open their shops.
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These migrants are unwelcome guests in their own homes 30.3.2020 Rediff: Business
As the world awaits the end of the global pandemic, rural Bengal might be witnessing a recession unfolding in bits and pieces. With factories and tea gardens closing down, agricultural income falling and storm Aila ravaging a large part of deltaic West Bengal in 2010, migration gradually became a norm.
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PIL seeks SC direction during lockdown 28.3.2020 The Assam Tribune
PIL seeks SC direction during lockdown
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"Covid 19": death toll reaches 18 across India 28.3.2020 Manipur: E-Pao
"Covid 19": death toll reaches 18 across India
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Coronavirus: Eden Gardens curator donates month's salary to West Bengal Emergency Relief Fund 27.3.2020 Scroll.in
The CAB had already announced a sum of Rs 25 lakh, while president Avishek Dalmiya donated Rs 5 lakh to join the fight against the rapidly-spreading disease.
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Covid-19 lockdown: Man out to buy milk in West Bengal beaten up by police, dies, claims family 26.3.2020 Scroll.in
The Howrah City Police have refuted allegations that the man died of injuries after their lathicharge.
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State has enough food stuff in stock: Minister 26.3.2020 The Assam Tribune
State has enough food stuff in stock: Minister
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Coronavirus lockdown: Supply of essential items hit as confusion about exemptions prevail 25.3.2020 Scroll.in
E-commerce firms like Grofers, Freshtohome and online pharmacy 1mg have alleged harassment of their personnel.
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Two Days Long Budget Session 2020-21 Concluded 25.3.2020 Voice of Sikkim
Gangtok, March 24: (IPR) The second and final day of the Budget session of Sikkim Legislative Assembly began with obituary reference on the passing away of Late Shri Pradeep Yonzen, former Member of Sikkim Legislative Assembly. Hon’ble Speaker Shri L.B. Das read the Obituary Reference of Late Shri Pradeep Yonzen. Late Shri Pradeep Yonzen was […]
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Coronavirus: What you need to know about the lockdown in 75 districts of India 22.3.2020 Scroll.in
The districts include Delhi, Gurugram, Mumbai, Bengaluru, Kolkata, Chennai, and Gautam Buddh Nagar among others.
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Potato prices jump by 25% due to crop damage, rains 13.3.2020 Rediff: Business
Farmers reported a massive crop damage in transit in addition to huge quantity of the potato left unharvested due to mud in the field.
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Shilparamam handicrafts expo off to a colourful start 12.3.2020 Hindu: Fitness
Extend support to SC artisans, says Collector
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‘Cow vigilantism has led to a major collapse in animal markets and hurt farm incomes’: Cattle expert 12.3.2020 Scroll.in
Veterinary scientist Sagari R Ramdas works with Dalit, Adivasi, landless and marginalised farmers.
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Bengal govt. to do away with all check points for agri-produce, says Mamata 12.3.2020 Hindu: Diet & Nutrition
The West Bengal government on Wednesday decided to do away with all the check points dealing with agricultural produce. Chief Minister Mamata Banerje
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'A Communist's mother does not live on charity' 9.3.2020 Rediff: News
'Our only child. A Communist.' 'There was an encounter by the police inside this room, five years ago. He was shot in one arm, but managed to escape.' 'Missing since then. May Jesus keep him alive.' A revealing excerpt from Asim Mukhopadhyay's Half Man: A Novel On The Naxal Movement.
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7 states saw drop in rainfall in last 30 years 9.3.2020 India News | Latest News Headlines & Live Updates from India - Times of India
Seven states — Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, West Bengal, Himachal Pradesh, Arunachal Pradesh, Meghalaya and Nagaland — have shown “significant decreasing trends” in annual rainfall in the last 30 years and many parts of the country witnessed increase in number of “dry days” during the monsoon season which adversely affected groundwater recharges in these regions.
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Mason, athlete, mushroom mahila awarded by President 8.3.2020 Rediff: News
The winners for the year 2019 are from fields as diverse as agriculture, sports, handicrafts, afforestation and wildlife conservation, armed forces and education.
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Exquisite jewellery, carpets on display 8.3.2020 Hindu: Home
Around 70 craft persons, including Shilp Gurus, national and State award-winners, have displayed their exquisite products for sale at Gandhi Shilp Ba
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What’s to blame for Jharkhand’s ‘witch-hunting’ problem? Poor healthcare and illiteracy 4.3.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
In 2018, 26% of people killed in India on suspicion of practising witchcraft were from Jharkhand.
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