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Mishra calls for transferring innovations from lab to land 22.7.2018 The Assam Tribune
Mishra calls for transferring innovations from lab to land
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Lynchings will increase with rise in PM Narendra Modi`s popularity, warns Union Minister Arjun Ram Meghwal 21.7.2018 Zee News : India National
Meghwal also alleged that PM Modi's detractors are trying to defame his government by raking up the lynching incidents.
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Coordinated Work of Organisations will deliver better results 21.7.2018 Central Chronicle » Bhopal
Chronicle Reporter, Bhopal, The Governor Smt. Anandiben Patel was called on by the representatives of social organizations, farmers and students today at Khargone. Smt. Patel said that all the organizations should work together for the betterment of the district. She further mentioned that Red Cross, Rotary Club, Lions Club and other Social Organisations should create an […]
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PR Minister Dr. Mishra lays foundation of Harsi By-Pass Irrigation Canal 21.7.2018 Central Chronicle » Bhopal
Shall facilitate irrigation on over 45 thousand hectare area Chronicle Reporter, Bhopal, Minister for Public Relations, Water Resources and Parliamentary Affairs Dr. Narottam Mishra laid foundation of Harsi High Level Bye-Pass Irrigation Canal at Gwalior district today. The project costing about Rs. 80 crore will provide better irrigation facility to farmers. A 7.35 K.M. long canal […]
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Dredger procurement: State Govt to float global tender 21.7.2018 The Assam Tribune
Dredger procurement: State Govt to float global tender
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Reconstitution of National Bamboo Mission 20.7.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The restructured National Bamboo Mission (NBM) has been launched this year with the approval of Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) vide order No. CCEA/13/2018 (i) dated 26th April, 2018 under the National Mission for Sustainable Agriculture (NMSA) for implementation with the objectives inter alia:   To increase the area under bamboo plantation in non forest Government and private lands to supplement farm income and contribute towards resilience to climate change as well as availability of quality raw material requirement of industries.
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Union Home Minister to launch Student Police Cadet Programme tomorrow 20.7.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The Student Police Cadet (SPC) Programme is scheduled to be launched nationally on the 21st July, 2018 by the Union Home Minister, Shri Rajnath Singh in the presence of the Union Human Resources Minister Shri Prakash Javadekar, the Chief Minister of Haryana Shri Manohar Lal, the Minister of State for Planning (IC) and Chemicals & Fertilizers Rao Inderjit Singh,  the Minister of State for Home Affairs Shri Hansraj Gangaram Ahir and the Minister in Haryana Government Rao Narbir Singh.
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Chhattisgarh's First Finance Minister Ramchandra Singh Deo Dies At 88 20.7.2018 NDTV News - Latest
The 88-year-old Congress party leader Ramchandra Singh Deo died at around 1:30 AM in the city's Ramkrishna Hospital.
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Battle lines drawn as EU court weighs fate of gene-edited crops 20.7.2018 Reuters: World News
Gene editing in agriculture takes centre stage next Wednesday when Europe's highest court rules in a case that could determine the fate of the technology that is already making waves in the field of medicine.
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Gujarat minister Kunvarji Bavaliya faces public anger in Una 20.7.2018 DNA: India
The newly-made water resources minister in Gujarat government, Kunvarji Bavaliya, was embarrassed during his visit to the flood-hit villages in Una Tehsil on Thursday. The minister was greeted with curses and made to leave immediately when he reached Vasoj village. Bavaliya had entered several houses to meet the flood victims, but people gathered one of the women started shouting at him and forced him to leave the place. "You appear only for poll campaign seeking votes, but then never turn up. Can you see our plight? Did you ever come to repair the roads? Your party has been ruling in Gujarat for 22 years but never gave us good roads. We had to build them ourselves," the lady screamed. Reacting to it, Bavaliya said, "I had gone to visit the flood-affected areas as CM asked me to. Such incidents happen when one dedicates his life to the people. I could see that local Congress MLA has failed to meet with the expectation of his voters, but now I will fulfil that, although I am not local MLA." The Chief ...
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Conrad bats for NE states taking the lead in Act East Policy 19.7.2018 Meghalaya Times

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SHILLONG, July 19: The Chief Minister of Meghalaya, Conrad K Sangma is batting for the North Eastern states taking the lead in carrying forth the Act East Policy of the Centre, where they can engage with neigbouring nations and the larger ASEAN region to promote trade, commerce and cultural relations.
Speaking at the 10th Edition of Delhi Dialogue in New Delhi, Conrad appreciated the progressive steps taken by the Centre in holding the dialogue annually since 2009 wherein political leaders, policy makers, senior officials, diplomats, think tanks and academicians have been actively deliberating upon the ASEAN-India relation.

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Dairy Farmers To Continue Protest In Maharashtra Till Purchase Price Hike 19.7.2018 NDTV News - India-news
Dairy farmers will continue to agitate, demanding hike in milk procurement prices until the Maharashtra government agrees, Swabhimani Paksha leader Raju Shetti, who is leading the protest said today.
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Coal Based Methanol As Alternative Fuel For Vehicles 19.7.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The Minister of State for Road Transport and Highways, Shipping and Chemical & Fertilizers Shri Mansukh L Mandaviya in a written reply informed the Lok Sabha today that NITI Aayog has set up an Apex Committee and five Task Forces for carrying out R&Danddeveloping roadmap for implementing Methanol economy in India.
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International Connectivity Roads and Border roads to be developed under Bharatmala Pariyojana 19.7.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The Minister of State for Road Transport and Highways, Shipping and Chemical & Fertilizers Shri Mansukh L Mandaviya in a written reply informed the Lok Sabha today that under the Bharatmala Pariyojana, it is proposed to develop 1,911 km of International Connectivity Roads and 3319 kms of Border roads with an outlay of Rs 25,000 crore over a period of five years i.e. from 2017-18 to 2021-22 in phased manner.
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Toll Collection on National Highways on the Rise 19.7.2018 Govt of india: PIB
User fee (toll) collection on National Highways has shown a rising trend. The details of user fee collected on various National Highways during the last three years State-wise and year-wise is given in the table below :        User Fee Collection Statement for the period from 2015-16 to 2017-18 (Rs./Crores)   S.
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Proposed National Highways in Rajasthan Under Bharatmala 19.7.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The Bharatmala Pariyojana comprises of about 65000 km of Highways / Roads out of which approximately, 5500 km length is envisaged to be developed in the state of Rajasthan. The State-wise details are provided in the table below : State-wise details of roads and highways to be constructed under Bharatmala Pariyojana.
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Irrigation Facilities to Farmers 19.7.2018 Govt of india: PIB
During 2016-17, ninety-nine (99) on-going Major/Medium irrigation projects (Including 26 irrigation projects of Maharashtra) under PMKSY- AIBP, having ultimate irrigation potential of 76.03 lakh ha. and estimated balance cost of Rs.77595 cr. have been prioritized in consultation with States, for completion in phases up to December, 2019 along with their Command Area Development & Water Management (CADWM) works.
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NMCG Organises “Ganga Vriksharopan Abhiyan” in Five Ganga Basin States Intervention in Ganga a Major Components of Namami Gange Programme 19.7.2018 Govt of india: PIB
National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG) is organising “Ganga Vriksharopan Abhiyan” with 9th July to 15th July 2018 being observed as ‘Shubharambh Saptah’ in five main stem Ganga basin states – Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand and West Bengal.
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Maharashtra milk protests: Waiting to be called to Nagpur for negotiations, says Raju Shetti 19.7.2018 DNA: Popular News
There were signs of a breakthrough in the ongoing impasse over the agitation by dairy farmers with water resources minister Girish Mahajan reaching out to farmer leader and Lok Sabha MP Raju Shetti. The meeting between the two took place at a state government guest house near the airport on Wednesday midnight. Mahajan spoke to Shetti about the demands by dairy farmers who have launched an indefinite blockade of milk supplies from Monday under the banner of his Swabhimani Shetkari Sanghatana (SSS) and said would communicate these to chief minister Devendra Fadnavis. “At least the government is ready for talks. I am waiting to be called to Nagpur for negotiations,” said Shetti, while speaking to reporters. The state government is scheduled to hold a meeting with dairies and federations on Thursday later in the day at Nagpur where the state legislature is holding its monsoon session. Shetti was firm in his demand that the state government provide a direct subsidy of Rs 5 per litre to dairy farmers who are ...
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No Central funds for flood management till 2020 19.7.2018 The Assam Tribune
No Central funds for flood management till 2020
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