User: sailendram Topic: Water
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Last updated: Mar 29 2017 09:54 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Collector alerts officials on summer 29.3.2017 Hindu: Andhra Pradesh
Holds video conference with tehsildars, MPDOs on precautionary measures to be taken
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Kerala seeks Rs 1,000 crore from Centre to face worst drought in 115 years 26.3.2017 News
With the State facing the worst drought it has seen in the past 115 years, the Government of Kerala is seeking the central government to release a drought relief assistance of close to Rs 1000 crore. Ministers from the State are expected to meet the Union Minister of Agriculture and Farmers' Welfare Radha Mohan Singh and others on March 28."Apart from a huge loss in agriculture, there were costs in terms of water supply and others. We have estimated the loss to the tune of close to Rs 1,000 crore and we are asking assistance from the centre," E Chandrasekharan, Minister for Revenue and Housing told Business Standard.While the government has announced all the districts as drought hit in the end of October, 2016 and has been taking steps to overcome the tough situation, almost 30,000 hectres of crops has already been affected and more losses are expected in the coming months if the rainfall continues to be lower.V S Sunil Kumar, Minister for Agriculture, Kerala said, "Around 30,000 ...
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New corporations can keep old promises 26.3.2017 TOI: Chennai
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Rising farm loans, defaults another worry for banks 25.3.2017 Latest News
Loan waivers affect credit discipline, claim banks
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Citizens protest for water, amenities 24.3.2017 TOI: Cities
Another group of residents, this time from Misarwadi, took out a ‘handa andolan’(protest involving water pots) to the municipal office demanding regular water supply to their locality on Thursday.
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Unicef urges funding to tide over Sri Lanka drought 21.3.2017 All News-IANS Stories
The UN International Children's Emergency Fund (Unicef) on Tuesday called for $1 million in funding to combat an ongoing drought in Sri Lanka.
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Central scheme to spend Rs 11,421 crore for better urban infra in Uttar Pradesh 17.3.2017 New Kerala: India News
Central scheme to spend Rs 11,421 crore for better urban infra in Uttar Pradesh
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Rs.11,421cr investments for basic urban infrastructure in Uttar Pradesh under Atal Mission (AMRUT) 17.3.2017 Govt of india: PIB
Under the Centrally Sponsored Scheme of Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation (AMRUT), a total expenditure of Rs.11,421 cr will be incurred in Uttar Pradesh on improving basic urban infrastructure in 61 cities and towns with a population of above one lakh each by 2019-20.
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Atal Mission investments for Telangana approved for the five year mission period 17.3.2017 Govt of india: PIB
the Centrally Sponsored Scheme of Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation (AMRUT), an expenditure
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More funds to rejuvenate wells, lakes and sink borewells 17.3.2017 TOI: Chennai
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Rural water supply gets Rs 2,200-cr boost 15.3.2017 Deccan Herald - News
The budget has allocated Rs 2,200 crore for rural water supply schemes. This apart, Rs 1,585 crore has been earmarked to make Karnataka 'open defecation-free' state. The budget has proposed to enhance the Zilla Panchayat development fund to Rs 4 crore. Under the project `Namma Hola Namma Dari scheme, besides Rs 20 crore allocation for 3.9 lakh activities under Namma Grama Namma Yojane. The budget intends to allocate Rs 100 crore to develop 25 km of roads in each rural Assembly constituency. This apart, it has been proposed to implement rural road management policy as per National Rural Road Development Authority guidelines. Siddaramaiah said under the Chief Minister's Gram Vikas scheme, which is Chief Minister's 21-point programme, development of 1,000 villages will be taken up in two years. The development of 4,386 km roads under 'Namma Grama Namma Raste - phase - 4' at a cost of Rs 1,765 crore is proposed. The government has proposed to establish 1,000-litre-capacity bio-fuel production unit and ...
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Siddaramaiah eyes voters with budget 15.3.2017 Deccan Herald - City
Chief Minister Siddaramaiah has come out with a host of populist measures and doled out freebies keeping the next year's Assembly elections in view, while being cautious enough not to burden the common man with any major levies. Siddaramaiah, who presented the state budget proposals for 2017-18 in the Assembly on Wednesday, tried to explain the financial constraints his government faces because of a sluggish economy. But it appears this has not stopped him from announcing populist programmes aimed at wooing both rural masses and the urban poor. He, however, belied the hopes of farmers as well as opposition parties on their demand to waive farm loans. He has also not announced any major infrastructure project, especially for Bengaluru. In his last full-fledged budget before Karnataka goes to polls in 2018, the chief minister has made it a point to continue to please the Ahinda community (Kannada acronym for backward classes, Dalits and minorities), considered to be his major vote bank. The total subsidy ...
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Round-the-clock water supply for Walled City residents 15.3.2017 TOI: Jaipur
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What does the budget have for Bengaluru? 15.3.2017 Hindu: National
What's in it for Bengaluru in this budget, is a question that doesn't have clear answers. Last budget, the State government had a massive outlay of ₹ 7300 crore for Bengaluru, which Chief Minister Si...
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Exim Bank extends USD 750 million loan to Nepal 9.3.2017 ET: Foreign Trade
A separate USD 92.18 million line of credit (LOC) has been given to Tanzania to finance rehabilitation and water supply improvement in Zanzibar.
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Health, education focus of AAP's 'Outcome Budget' (Roundup) 8.3.2017 Education
Keeping up its focus on education and health, Delhi Deputy Chief Minister and Finance Minister Manish Sisodia on Wednesday presented the AAP government's "Outcome Budget" - allocating almost a quarter of its Rs 48,000 crore outlay to the education sector.
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Three labourers suffocate to death in Bengaluru sewer 7.3.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Three labourers were found dead after inhaling toxic fumes while cleaning a clogged manhole here, said a civic official on Tuesday.
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Haryana allocates Rs 100 crore for SYL construction 6.3.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Amid a major row with neighbouring Punjab over river water sharing through the SYL canal, the Haryana government on Monday allocated Rs 100 crore in its 2017-18 budget for the construction of the controversial canal.
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Abhishek Mallik house hunting (TV Snippets) 6.3.2017 Cinema-Showbiz
Actor Abhishek Mallik, who hails from Delhi, is hunting for an apartment here.
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Here no child can say 'this was my playground'! 5.3.2017 All News-IANS Stories
No child can turn around and say "this used to be my playground" of the area around the historic Ridge, once the only promenade for the British colonial rulers when this city was their summer capital.
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