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Metro Water’s 10 big promises for Chennai citizens in 2020 27.1.2020 Citizen Matters, Chennai
Metro Water Supply and Sewerage Board put forth ambitious goals of expansion of services and initiatives at the very start of the year; taking a look at the ten big goals of the department in 2020.
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Govt trying to develop connectivity: Tripura Governor 27.1.2020 The Assam Tribune
Govt trying to develop connectivity: Tripura Governor
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Alphonso mango season has been delayed – and Maharashtra’s erratic weather is to blame 26.1.2020 Scroll.in
The state exports more than 50,000 tonnes of alphonso mangoes every year.
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New Fertilizer 26.1.2020 Central Chronicle
For the first time in the country the Forest Department of the Madhya Pradesh Government in associations with the scientists has successfully developed high quality fertilizer by mixing the bacteria with fungus. It is claimed that it is very economical healthy, smart and intelligent stuff. It will enable the plants to draw micro nutrients. It is a combination of seven types of fungus and bacteria.The cost of this fertilizer will be few paisas. The Additional Chief Secretary has asked the Forest Department to provide it to farmers to use it. As a pilot project 50 representatives of village panchayats from the Indore district have invited to workshop to give training in the manufacturing process of the new fertilizers. This fertilizer will save the plants and crops from the diseases. It is biodegradable fertilizers and requires one to two gramme of fungus and bacteria and requires about 2 kilo husk. For value addition vermi compost can be mixed with it and it is ready for use in 45 days. Many such ...
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Ken-Betwa River Link 26.1.2020 Central Chronicle
Ultimately the country’s first Central river link project of linking Ken and Betwa rivers will be launched in the coming March month with the laying of foundation stone by the Prime Minister Mr.Narendra Modi. Prime Minister Mr.Atal Bihari Vajpayee announced it in 1999 from the rampart of Red Fort in his Independence Day message. Then too it could not materialized because of discord between the Government of Madhya Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh on gain and loss out of it and cost of the project. It was a slur on Mr.Vajpayee that his such a vital announcement was ignored. Mr.Nitin Gadkari the Union Water Resources Minister in the Modi Government took it as a challenge. He summoned the Chief Ministers of Madhya Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh Mr.Shivraj Singh Chouhan and Yogi Adityanath and asked them to settle it before him and he secured the total agreement. Earlier it was decided that Centre will contribute in the cost on the basis of 60 per cent by the Central Government and 40 per cent by both the State ...
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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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Apakwahar diet is miraculous 26.1.2020 Central Chronicle
Chronicle Reporter, Bhopal The 8-day body purification and health camp with apakwahar diet in focus culminated at Aarogya Kendra at Sant Nagar. All the participants expressed their views about apakwahar diet. Vinod Shankar from Surat, Laxmi Narayan Sharma, Kalpana from Ahmedabad, Sadhana Chawla from Bhopal and others expressed their views on natural diet. They said one benefit of eating all-natural foods is a reduction in the consumption of artificial flavorings, colorings and preservatives. People must avoid these products if they are trying to reduce chemical allergies or sensitivities. In addition, minimally processed all-natural and organic foods are more likely to contain whole food sources of beneficial nutrients such as fiber, complex carbohydrates, vitamins and minerals. On this occasion Siddha Bhau said we should consume natural food and stay healthy and motivate others to eat natural food. He said the benefits of an organic, all-natural diet include reduced consumption of unwanted or ...
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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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State Economy 25.1.2020 Central Chronicle
According to the Annual Economic Survey of Madhya Pradesh for the year 2018-19 per capita income rose Rs.90,998 as compared to Rs.82,941 in 2017-18. Despite an increase of 9.71 per cent it remained much behind the All India average of Rs.1,26 lakh. In many fields the Madhya Pradesh is behind the other states. The national average of people living below the poverty line is 21.92 per cent but in Madhya Pradesh it is at high rate at 31.62 per cent. The infant death rate in the state is 47 per thousand which highest of India. The national average is 33 per thousand. The death of women at delivery in the state is 173 per lakh while the national average 130 death. The 52.4 per cent women in the state are suffering from anemia. In agriculture the state received National Krishi Karman Award for many years in continuation. The food production increased by four per cent. The state is having almost all the crops as bumper crops. But the wages of agricultural labourers are lowest in India at 210 rupees. The state ...
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Kharif Support Price 25.1.2020 Central Chronicle
The Modi Government has increased the support price highest ever by one and half time more in the last year of its 5 year term. The Union Home Minister Mr.Rajnath Singh and Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Mr.Shivraj Singh Chouhan hailed it as biggest ever gain given to farmers. But Mr.Modi promised it in the election campaign of Lok Sabha in 2014 alongwith the promise to bring back black money staked in foreign banks. His promise on black money was dismissed by his Party President Mr.Amit Shah as mere a sentence (Jumla). His another promise to farmer to enhance support price by one and a half time was kept in long pending for four years and in the Central Budget presented in the February this year 2018 it was announced that this year it will be implemented and on the 6th Month of July it is announced. The scheme of support price was started by the Congress-UPA Government and has become a permanent annual feature. All the previous Government enhanced the support by upto Rs.150 per quintal on different ...
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Village Transformation 25.1.2020 Central Chronicle
The Prime Minister Mr Narendra Modi said there would be budget constrain for transforming village. On a day’s visit to Mandla in Madhya Pradesh Mr Modi on the occasion of National Panchayat Raj Day also launched Gram Swaraj Abhiyan. He said real issue in the village is developments proper utilization fund. He described Panchayati Raj an opportunity to realize the dream for ‘Gram Swaraj’ of Mahatma Gandhi. Small things can bring big transformation in village. Over spraying the fertilizers can ruin soil health. By regulating it properly farmers can save the soil and money both. He recounted that Jan Dhan (bank account) Van Dhan forest resources and gobar dhan cattle resource can provide bio gas energy and fertilizers for village prosperity. Refering to crime against women Mr Modi said death penalty for those with devil mind set and expressed the determination of his Government to act on the issue of women safety. He asked the people that sons have to be made responsible and respect towards women. At ...
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Locust swarms in Africa are worst in decades 25.1.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: News
The worst outbreak of desert locusts in Kenya in 70 years has seen hundreds of millions of the bugs swarm into the East African nation from Somalia and Ethiopia. Those two countries have not had an infestation like this in a quarter-century.
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UPSC Notifies Jobs Under Railway, AYUSH Ministry 24.1.2020 NDTV News - India-news
The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has announced vacancies under various departments and ministry.
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Modi must worry about India's malnutrition crisis 24.1.2020 Rediff: Business
'With the largest number of malnourished people on the planet, India is poised to be a nation that significantly under-performs as an economy.'
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Trump administration scales back U.S. water protections 24.1.2020 Reuters: World News
The Trump administration finalised a rule on Thursday to pare back the types of waterways protected from pollution under federal law, easing burdens on industries like agriculture and mining but angering environmental groups.
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Newsom pledged to fix California water politics. Now he's bogged down in the delta 23.1.2020 LA Times: Environment

Gov. Newsom's water policies appear in flux amid lobbying by competing interests. "A lot of people are wondering what's going on," says one environmental activist. "It's a huge mess."

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Organic Food Industry: 4 Reasons Why It Will Boom In Coming Years 23.1.2020 NDTV Food - Latest
Organic food consumption has only increased in turns of demand and supply. One of the main reasons could be the awareness that has been visible by the consumers and how involved people are to know how...
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Sonowal hails farmers for promoting organic farming 23.1.2020 The Assam Tribune
Sonowal hails farmers for promoting organic farming
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Desert locust invasion spares India a big hit 22.1.2020 Reuters: Money News
India has been able to bring swarms of desert locusts under control in two key oilseed producing states and authorities are now trying to assess crop damage, officials said on Wednesday.
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Cambridge-Designed Curriculum To Teach Students About Water Scarcity 20.1.2020 NDTV News - Latest
'Pani Pahar - the Water Curriculum', co-developed by researchers at the University of Cambridge, is now available for students and teachers across India.
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