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34 global tech firms sign key accord against cyber attacks 18.4.2018 Sify Finance
Top 34 global technology and securities firms, led by Microsoft and Facebook, have signed a "Cybersecurity Tech Accord" to defend people from malicious attacks by cybercriminals and nation-states.
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34 global tech firms sign key accord against cyber attacks 18.4.2018 General News
Top 34 global technology and securities firms, led by Microsoft and Facebook, have signed a "Cybersecurity Tech Accord" to defend people from malicious attacks by cybercriminals and nation-states.
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GoI, Government of Maharashtra and the World Bank sign New Project to benefit over 25 Million Small and Marginal Farmers in Maharashtra 7.4.2018 General News
The aforesaid project is expected to benefit over 7 million people spread over an area of 3.0 million ha and cover 5,142 villages across 15 most climate vulnerable districts of the region. The $420 million loan from the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD), has a 6-year grace period, and a maturity of 24 years.
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Government of India,Government of Maharashtra and the World Bank sign New Project to benefit over 25 Million Small and Marginal Farmers in Maharashtra. 6.4.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The Government of India, Government of Maharashtra and the World Bank signed here today a US$ 420 million project to help Small and Marginal farmers in the Marathwada and Vidarbha regions of Maharashtra.
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Research and biodiversity likely to disappear when Minor Irrigation Department takes over 1.4.2018 Hindu: Medicine & Research
In the 2 years it was active, KLCDA completed two key projects
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How Sasikala's husband M Natarajan changed the course of Tamil politics, forever 20.3.2018 DNA: Recent Columns
March 15, 1989, goes down in history as the date that changed Tamil Nadu politics, forever. And the man behind that watershed moment was M Natarajan, husband of VK Sasikala, better known as late chief minister J Jayalalithaa's close aide.  Natarajan died at a private hospital in the early hours of Tuesday after a prolonged illness. Sasikala who is undergoing imprisonment in the Bengaluru prison has obtained a 15-day emergency parole following his death and headed to his native Thanjavur district to attend his last rites.  It all started in 1989, when after a gap of 13 years, the DMK returned to power in the state following the demise of AIADMK founder MG Ramachandran and subsequent split in the AIADMK. Jayalalithaa’s faction won more seats than her rival faction led by MGR’s wife Janaki. Jayalalithaa who become the Leader of the Opposition was frustrated over the political development and wrote a letter to the Speaker and also to the newspaper offices on March 15, 1989, announcing her decision to resign ...
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Atal Bhujal Yojana 15.3.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The Government has proposed Atal Bhujal Yojana (ABHY) aimed at sustainable ground water management with community participation in select over-exploited and ground water stressed areas in seven States (Gujarat, Haryana, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh).
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Om Metals Infra to bid for $100-mn worth projects in Africa 8.3.2018 General News
Om Metals Infraprojects today said it is bidding for projects worth of USD 100 million in African countries. It is also looking to foray into the Asian and middle east markets. Om Metal Infraprojects has a diversified business across infrastructure, water and irrigation, including execution of hydro-mechanical and EPC contracts for hydropower and irrigation projects. "We are engaged in irrigation and watershed development irrigation projects in Rwanda and Ghana in Africa. We are eyeing the African markets with more focus as we have won a couple of projects in this continent and are actively bidding for projects worth USD 100 million in these regions," Om Metals director Vikas Kothari told PTI here. "As part of our overseas expansion plans, we are also looking at entering into the far east and middle east markets, which offers enormous potential for our expertise in infrastructure, water and irrigation," he added. The company has bagged an order worth USD 32 million for .
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Plantation of Trees along Highways/Railways tracks 5.3.2018 Govt of india: PIB
“Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEF&CC) does not implement any scheme for plantations along the highway sides and on vacant land along railway tracks. The National Forest Policy (NFP), 1988 encourages plantation of trees alongside roads, railway lines, rivers, streams, canals etc. under social forestry.
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Interview: ‘River Inter-Linking Only a Pipe Dream Being Sold to Extract National Resources’ 27.2.2018 The Wire

Environmentalist and water management expert Ravi Chopra says river inter-linking will sow the seeds for future conflicts between states.

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No state official present at meeting, Union minister peeved 25.2.2018 General News
Union minister Ramkripal Yadav today slammed the West Bengal government for not sending officials at a review meeting on Integrated Watershed Management Programme (IWMP) in West Midnapore district. The objectives of the IWMP are to restore ecological balance by harnessing, conserving and developing degraded natural resources such as soil, vegetative cover and water. "It's unfortunate that the Mamata Banerjee government is hampering development by showing non-cooperative attitude. We will write a strong letter to the state on this issue," the Union minister of state for rural development told PTI. When contacted, a senior district official said on condition of anonymity that the administration was not informed about the minister's visit. "It shows that administrative anarchy is prevailing in West Bengal. It is also possible that the state wants to hide corruption in implementing central government projects," Yadav said. He alleged that the performance of West Bengal on key
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Social upgradation in rural areas 7.2.2018 General News
Social upgradation in rural areas
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In a first, groundwater in Maharashtra cities set to be measured 29.1.2018 Pune – The Indian Express
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German bank to lend 36.7 million Euros 23.1.2018 Manipur: E-Pao
German bank to lend 36.7 million Euros
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Award-winning watershed project bears fruit in Chittoor 22.1.2018 Hindu: National
Once a dry patch of land, it is now a community-owned orchard
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Mumbai Gets a Flamingo Sanctuary as Trade-Off for Trans-Harbour Sea-Link 16.1.2018 The Wire

When a new highway had to cut through mudflats where flamingos come in, the quid pro quo by the Maharashtra government was to notify a flamingo sanctuary.

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36th foundation day of Brahmaputra Board celebrated 14.1.2018 The Assam Tribune
36th foundation day of Brahmaputra Board celebrated
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Budget 2018: What Pranab, Chidambaram & Jaitley did & didn't do in the past 12.1.2018 All Budget Stories
Here are the key highlights of the Union Budgets from 1997 to 2017
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Army satisfied with supersonic Akash missile 11.1.2018 Central Chronicle
Agencies, New Delhi Expressing satisfaction over the performance of Made-in-India supersonic Akash missile, Army Air... more »
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Army satisfied with Akash missile 9.1.2018 Hindu: Home
Looks for performance enhancement of indigenously developed system
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