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An Exhibition on National Mission for Clean Ganga organised at Prayagraj Kumbh Mela 19.1.2019 Govt of india: PIB
A very informative and interesting exhibition has been organised  by Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation, Government of India at Prayagraj Kumbh Mela to make aware people visiting the mela on keeping River Ganga Clean and to inform them about the many projects and schemes being  implemented by different agencies to achieve the target under Namami Gange Mission.
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Shri Mansukh Mandaviya completes 3rd Day of Pad Yatra in Gujarat 18.1.2019 Govt of india: PIB
Mayadhar. When this PadYatra, spreading Gandhian thoughts, values and message of basic education,  reached at Pingri, people of the village welcomed them with a great procession. The PadYatra then proceeded from Pingri to Lakdhwada and from Ladkhwada to Anida.
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If Washington rejects the Green New Deal, California should step up and do it ourself 18.1.2019 LA Times: Commentary

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-San Francisco) has disappointingly sidetracked the buzz-generating, urgently needed Green New Deal, but Washington’s likely failure to nurture the idea presents an opening for California.

The Green New Deal is an audacious, ambitious proposal to treat the climate threat...

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Shri Mansukh Mandaviya undertakes PadYatra on 150th Birth Anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi 17.1.2019 Govt of india: PIB
As a part of 150th Anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi’s birth, Union Minister of State for Road Transport & Highways, Shipping, Chemicals & Fertilizers, Shri Mansukh Mandaviya has undertaken a 150km long PadYatra.
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The Dirty Truth About Oat Milk 17.1.2019 Mother Jones
Move over, almond and soy milk: An oat milk boom, as I argued in a piece last year, could help the Midwest solve some of its most dire agricultural issues. And now there’s new research out this month to help support the case for covering the region with oats. In states like Iowa, fertilizer runoff from […]
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As shutdown drags on, scientists scramble to keep insects, plants and microbes alive 17.1.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

Three days a week, Don Weber shows up to work at the U.S. Department of Agriculture campus in Beltsville, Md. The parking lot is empty and the hallways are dark. Like other federal facilities across the country, the lab is closed because of the partial government shutdown.

“It's like a ghost town,”...

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Bring in structural changes to make agriculture resilient, sustainable and profitable: VP 17.1.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The Vice President of India, Shri M Venkaiah Naidu has called for introduction of structural changes through policy interventions to bring in a positive bias towards agriculture and make it resilient, sustainable and profitable.
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Rs 6,084 crore more for MGNREGA for 2018-19 16.1.2019 The Assam Tribune
Rs 6,084 crore more for MGNREGA for 2018-19
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Rs 6084 crore more for MGNREGA for 2018-19 16.1.2019 Sify Finance
The Central government on Tuesday allocated an additional Rs 6,084 crore to the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Gurantee Act (MGNREGA), the Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation announced on Tuesday.
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MoU signed for Inter-Ministerial Cooperation for Promotion and Facilitation of Agricultural Biotechnology Research and Education. 15.1.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The Department of Biotechnology (DBT) has undertaken several activities and programs to promote Biotechnology Research & Development in the areas of Agriculture Biotechnology. The Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) has been coordinating, guiding and managing research and education in Agriculture including horticulture, fisheries and animal sciences in the entire country.
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Karnataka: Amid allegations of horse-trading, BJP flies 104 MLAs to Gurugram 15.1.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Nippani Shashikala Jolle, one of the BJP leaders camping at the Gurugram hotel, said they had gathered there to strategise for the Lok Sabha polls.
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Modi’s clean Ganga plan hinges on private companies tackling sewage. Will it work? 15.1.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Four years after the Narendra Modi government launched the Rs 20,000-crore Namami Gange project, Scroll.in investigates how it is progressing.
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6th Women of India Organic Festival of WCD Ministry concludes today 14.1.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The Ministry of Women and Child Development aims to encourage Indian women entrepreneurs and farmers to connect with more buyers through organizing ‘Women of India Organic Festivals’ across the country.
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Department of Fertilizers holds interaction with Fertilizer Industry 14.1.2019 Govt of india: PIB
Shri Chhabilendra Roul, Secretary, Department of Fertilizers held an interaction on various issues with the CMD/MD/CEOs of Fertilizer Industry and officials of Fertilizers Association of India, here today.
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9th International Conference on Micro Irrigation to be held at Aurangabad 14.1.2019 Govt of india: PIB
Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation, Government of India is organizingthe  9th International Micro Irrigation Conference on Modern Agriculture at Aurangabad in Maharashtra from January 16–18, 2019, in association with International Commission on Irrigation and Drainage (ICID), Indian National Committee on Surface Water (INCSW) and WAPCOS Limited, a CPSE under the Union Ministry of Water Resources, River Development & Ganga Rejuvenation.
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Karnataka: Congress claims three of its MLAs camping at a Mumbai hotel with BJP leaders 14.1.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Karnataka minister DK Shivakumar said the development was part of the saffron party’s plan to topple the state government.
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Three-day 6th ‘Women of India Organic Festival’ inaugurated at Leisure Valley, Sector-10, Chandigarh. 12.1.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The Ministry of Women and Child Development is organising the three-day 6th ‘Women of India Organic Festival’ from today, at Leisure Valley, Sector-10, Chandigarh, to celebrate and promote women farmers and entrepreneurs in the organic sector from the remotest parts of India.
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CAU Regional Agri Fair begins 12.1.2019 The Assam Tribune
CAU Regional Agri Fair begins
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India Has Stopped Unutilised Water From Entering Pakistan: Nitin Gadkari 11.1.2019 NDTV News - India-news
The government has given special attention to stop unutilised water allotted to India under the 'Indus Waters Treaty' from entering Pakistan, Union minister Nitin Gadkari said today.
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Enough Water available, Key is efficient Water Management: Nitin Gadkari 11.1.2019 Govt of india: PIB
Shri Nitin Gadkari, Union Minister for Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation, Shipping and Road Transport & Highways today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Chief Ministers of Uttar Pradesh - Shri Yogi Adityanath, Rajasthan –Sh. Ashok Gehlot, Uttarakhand -Shri Trivendra Singh Rawat, Haryana- Shri Manohar Lal, Delhi - Shri Arvind Kejriwal, and Himachal Pradesh - Shri Jai Ram Thakur in New Delhi for the construction of Renukaji Multi-Purpose Dam project in the Upper Yamuna Basin.
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