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New thinking is needed, Band-Aids won't suffice 29.1.2020 Opinion | The Asian Age
The government has been firefighting since FY 2019 using mostly Band-Aids of the cheapest kinds.
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Centre’s new guidelines stipulate use of technology to end illegal sand mining 29.1.2020 The Navhind Times
NT NETWORK Panaji   Even as the state is in the midst of implementing various directions issued by the court to curb illegal sand mining, the Union ministry of environment forests and climate change has come out with fresh guidelines on sand mining. The guidelines are for all types of sand mining, viz. through the river, …
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Budget 2020-21: Local level adaptation may be focus vis-à-vis climate change 27.1.2020 Downtoearth
Funds might be allocated to Panchayati Raj ministry, IMD, other institutions to minimise impact of extreme weather
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Sweet taste of Goan jaggery 27.1.2020 The Navhind Times
Even though the world is fast moving forward towards globalization and modernization, there are pockets where the old way of life continues and no complaints about it. The remote, interiors of Goa is where some of the past lifestyle can be seen. Residents from villages in the hinterland especially from the tribal community are still …
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CM’s Principal Secretary reviews cage and pearl culture projects 26.1.2020 The Assam Tribune
CM’s Principal Secretary reviews cage and pearl culture projects
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Crop Conditions 26.1.2020 Central Chronicle
The delay in monsoon by a fortnight has affected agricultural operations in the country. It is the time for summer crop planting which has gone down by 27 per cent in comparison to usual and last year sowing. Monsoon rains have covered the nation. The Mumbai which is generally lashed by downpour in June is experiencing it now in the July month. It is record break rains there. The weather office has warned the people of Mumbai of very heavy rainfall in coming four days. The people of urban areas are flooded with the news of floods all over and water logging in all the cities and towns. But in the agro sector the situation is different. This year the pre-monsoon rains were very scanty and farmers could not prepare their fields for timely sowing. The farmers start planting the summer crops known as Kharif from June 1 expecting monsoon within few days. But this year it was double hit on farmers and agriculture. There were virtually no pre-monsoon rains and monsoon come late by fortnight. The agricultural ...
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Agro Measures 26.1.2020 Central Chronicle
The monsoon is over. The rains and deficient in the Madhya Pradesh. Despite initially heavy rains the beginning could not fill up many water bodies like Bhoj Sagar and Kerwa Dam of Capital Bhopal. The plight and problem of the agriculture sector is to provide water fields as the crops now need irrigation urgently some irrigation pumps operate on diesel and the diesel is becoming costly on regular basis. The Government must ensure irrigation to farmers at this hour when seeding has started in the crops. The Narmada water supply in the capital is eratic and many localities and not setting water at all.The State Government before the advent of monsoon launched the scheme of talabs in every villages. Still it is not known how may new talab were dug up and having water. Crops require urgent water supply.
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Environment 26.1.2020 Central Chronicle
The utilization of natural resources are our natural right and nothing wrong in it. But exploitation or destruction of natural resources are suicidal and disastrous. The world has now realized that it had played havoc with the nature and now it is a question of life and death before the mankind. The measures are being taken on global level to protect the nature to protect ourselves. Recently international Paris Agreement is a very big step to protect and improve the environment. The coal mining industries emitting carbon gasses in the form of smoke, petroleum product releasing toxic gases, excessive use of chemicals like detergents and plastic etc. have ruined the environment. India is facing worest in water pollution and heading towards grave danger. The excessive digging of tube wells and has created a very serious problem that we have last our natural resource in the form of under ground water. It is a rackless, senseless and ignorance and that we indulged in excessive exploitation of under ground ...
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Mighty Storms 26.1.2020 Central Chronicle
Mighty high speed dust storms hit across the North-India covering 12 states with core hit in the Uttar Pradesh. It were blowing upto the speed 120 to 130 kilometer per hour. The mango crop in Uttar Pradesh suffered very heavy losses in dropping of fruits, which where about to be picked out. According to the weather office the western disturbances are the main cause and it was combined with three rare weather systems. The western disturbances was created over Rajasthan, Punjab and Haryana generating thunder clouds and reached upto Uttar Pradesh and in the Bihar. Here it was combined with moisture coming over from the Bay of Bengal and created high temperature. It created strong force and hitting power in the high speed winds. The western disturbances always occurred at the height of 1500 meter above the ground and when combines with moisture from upcoming water in steam form from the ground water resources the clouds are formed and summer rains occur. The North India is reeling under the heat above 40 ...
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River Festival 26.1.2020 Central Chronicle
On the occasion of 5th River Festival at Bhandrabhan on the conjunction of River Tawa into Narmada the Chief Minister Mr.Shivraj Singh Chouhan has made spectacular announcement that 313 disappeared rivers in the state would be revived. Not only in Madhya Pradesh but all over India in the long spell of time many small rivers during the days of droughts and drying were encroached and such water bodies of immense value to the society were vanished in encroachment. In the matter of river cleaning Mr.Chouhan by his Namo Namami Narmade yatra even surpassed the Centre’s Ganga Action Plan. Now he is first in the country to revive all vanished rivers. But he should take precaution that river Narmada should not be over exploited on it will go dry in patches. Even now there is not enough water in the Narmada to met the requirement of the Madhya Pradesh and other States. Even Narmada linking with Kshipra river is not working successfully. There is huge power consumption to lift the water from Narmada and pour ...
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Water Scarcity 26.1.2020 Central Chronicle
The Madya Pradesh facing acute water scarcity due to deficient rains this year. The average rainfall of the state in 921 millimeter but it rained only 636 millimeters. The rains are deficient by 31 per cent. Even now in the month of March when summer is still not in full form there are 166 urban areas where water not supplied daily. In eleven small towns there is gap of three days in water supply. About 23,000 hand pumps have gone dry. The State Government has earmarked expenditure of Rs. 122 crores on water transportation through trains and road tankers. On such critical situation the tube well go dry and it are also responsible for over draw of underground water and its going down beyond reach. The state should immediately go for dredging the rivers and rivulets to store water and distribute it through water rationing. The traditional well should now be revived by advancing loans to the people and local municipal and panchayat bodies. The state instead to making contingency provision now and then ...
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Modi Visit 25.1.2020 Central Chronicle
Prime Minister Mr.Narendra Modi on a day’s visit to Madhya Pradesh at Mohanpura in Rajgarh he dedicated Mohanpura irrigation Project. It will irrigate 1.25 hectares of land and provide drinking water to 400 villages. The Rajgarh district so far mostly dependent of rain water for agriculture. The Mohanpura Project has given a big fillip in irrigation. Mr.Modi also praised for the leadership of the Chief Minister Mr.Shivraj Singh Chouhan in making tremendous progress in the development of the state. In the clean India programme in the whole India first and second position obtained by Indore and Bhopal. In all 21 cities of the states besides Bhopal and Indore included in the national lists of clean cities and are Khargone, Ujjain, Singraulli, Mandsaur,Jabalpur, Gwalior, Chhindwara, Sagar, Rewa, Pithampur, Dewas, Neemuch, Ratlam, Hoshangabad, Nagda, Burhanpur and Chhattarpur. In view of coming elections Mr.Modi also took it as opportunity to assail Congress for projecting only one family. Mr.Modi also ...
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Chambal Basin 25.1.2020 Central Chronicle
Narmada is the biggest river and of religious value of Madhya Pradesh. The Kshipra is also religious “Kumbha” river is its length is not much. The river like Chambal, Betwa, Tawa, Ken also big and important rivers in the State. For a long time the Chambal was known for its ravines and dacoits but that slur on its name is fast vanishing. Some part of Chambal basin remain cronically dry . The Narmada Control Board meeting the Chairmanship of the Chief Minister Mr.Shivraj Singh Chouhan has decided that now the drought-affected areas of the Chambal Basin of Malwa Region would not remain dry. The best irrigation initiative micro lift irrigation scheme to lift water from Narmada Basin and provide it to the drought affected areas of the Chambal Basin. The Board is taking measures to use cent per cent Narmada water allotted to the Madhya Pradesh on time schedule. The state has to use 18.25 MAF water till the year 2024. All water utility projects in the Narmada will be ready by the year 2022. The Narmada ...
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Union Budget 2018 -19 25.1.2020 Central Chronicle
Union Budget 2018 -19 Highlights  Education and health cess to be increased from 3 per cent to 4 per cent  Standard deduction of Rs 40,000 introduced in lieu of transport and medical reimbursements for salaried employees  All senior citizens can claim benefit of reduction Rs 50,000 year for any general health expenditure and health insurance premium  Exemption of interest income on bank deposits raised to Rs 50,000 for senior citizens  Long-term capital gains exceeding Rs 1 lakh to be taxed at 10 per cent  Electronic IT assessment will be rolled out across the country, leading to greater efficiency and transparency  No change in personal income tax rates for salaried class  Tax buoyancy more than expected, thanks to greater compliance  Demonetisation was received by honest tax-payers as ‘Imaandari ka Utsav’  Measures on rationalising long-term capital gains  Companies with turnover of upto Rs 250 crore to be taxed at 25 per cent  Government has identified 372 specific business reform actions to improve ...
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GST Rates Cut 25.1.2020 Central Chronicle
Just on the eve of Central Budget presentation on February 1 the 25th meeting of the GST Central Council slashed the rates of 29 items in 53 services. But it has not taken any decision on taking petrol, diesel, LPG petroleum product under the GST cover. It merely said that in the next 26th meeting of the GST Council after 10 days on 28th January the Council will discuss and may take decision on petrol, diesel. Four days before the Central Budget the Council may give surprise on it. Most of the states are against taking petroleum products under GST cover. Most of the state income come from tax on petroleum products and excise duty on liquor. But unless these products are not under the GST the basic object of the GST to have one tax slab system for the whole nation and create one national market cannot be achieved. The new rates will come into effect from January 25. The GST reduced on old buses and cars, mineral water in big jars, drip irrigation equipments. The tax on diamond and precious stones ...
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Netanyahu 25.1.2020 Central Chronicle
The Israeli Prime Minister Mr. Benjamin Netanyahu with his wife Ms Sara and 130 members delegation arrived in India on a 6-day visit. Nine defence, agriculture, trade, cyber crime, Indian investment in Israeli oil and gas sector, Israeli technical cooperation in renewable energy, civil aviation, space and industrial research, mutual investment in each other column were signed. In the defence sector the Rs. 430 crore barak missile agreement is of great importance under make in India policy India offers ample opportunity to Israel to set up defence manufacturing units in India. Mr Modi and Mr Netanyahu are personal friends. Mr Modi waiving protocol received him at the Airport. Besides Delhi Mr Netanyahu will visit Ahmedabad and Mumbai also. Israel has made miraculous research and development in the field of agriculture and defence. Since the inception of Israel in 1948 Arab nations were hostile to it. On every Arab attack the Israel retaliated with much more big hit back. It once defected 6 Arab ...
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AGROECOLOGY LEARNING CENTRE: RESPECTING INDIGENOUS KNOWLEDGE 25.1.2020 The Shillong Times
Bhogtoram Mawroh and Pius Ranee The introduction of the Green Revolution (GR) in India during the 1960s was a momentous occasion in the history of the country. Facing the dual challenges of increasing population amid food shortages, the country decided to adapt the work done by Norman Borlaug (1970 Nobel Peace Prize recipient) and his […]
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Budget 2020-21: Experts hope water security will be in focus again 24.1.2020 Downtoearth
Fund allocations must be clearly defined, they say
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Antibiotic resistance: How Zambia is trying to reign in AMR 24.1.2020 Downtoearth
Antibiotic abuse dog the country like many of its counterparts in Africa
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Antibiotic resistance: AMR in Ghana, huge public health threat under cover 23.1.2020 Downtoearth
Health dept steps may fall short due to inadequate funding by government, donors
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