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CM’s Principal Secretary reviews cage and pearl culture projects 26.1.2020 The Assam Tribune
CM’s Principal Secretary reviews cage and pearl culture projects
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Crop Conditions 26.1.2020 Central Chronicle
The delay in monsoon by a fortnight has affected agricultural operations in the country. It is the time for summer crop planting which has gone down by 27 per cent in comparison to usual and last year sowing. Monsoon rains have covered the nation. The Mumbai which is generally lashed by downpour in June is experiencing it now in the July month. It is record break rains there. The weather office has warned the people of Mumbai of very heavy rainfall in coming four days. The people of urban areas are flooded with the news of floods all over and water logging in all the cities and towns. But in the agro sector the situation is different. This year the pre-monsoon rains were very scanty and farmers could not prepare their fields for timely sowing. The farmers start planting the summer crops known as Kharif from June 1 expecting monsoon within few days. But this year it was double hit on farmers and agriculture. There were virtually no pre-monsoon rains and monsoon come late by fortnight. The agricultural ...
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Agro Measures 26.1.2020 Central Chronicle
The monsoon is over. The rains and deficient in the Madhya Pradesh. Despite initially heavy rains the beginning could not fill up many water bodies like Bhoj Sagar and Kerwa Dam of Capital Bhopal. The plight and problem of the agriculture sector is to provide water fields as the crops now need irrigation urgently some irrigation pumps operate on diesel and the diesel is becoming costly on regular basis. The Government must ensure irrigation to farmers at this hour when seeding has started in the crops. The Narmada water supply in the capital is eratic and many localities and not setting water at all.The State Government before the advent of monsoon launched the scheme of talabs in every villages. Still it is not known how may new talab were dug up and having water. Crops require urgent water supply.
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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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Modi Visit 25.1.2020 Central Chronicle
Prime Minister Mr.Narendra Modi on a day’s visit to Madhya Pradesh at Mohanpura in Rajgarh he dedicated Mohanpura irrigation Project. It will irrigate 1.25 hectares of land and provide drinking water to 400 villages. The Rajgarh district so far mostly dependent of rain water for agriculture. The Mohanpura Project has given a big fillip in irrigation. Mr.Modi also praised for the leadership of the Chief Minister Mr.Shivraj Singh Chouhan in making tremendous progress in the development of the state. In the clean India programme in the whole India first and second position obtained by Indore and Bhopal. In all 21 cities of the states besides Bhopal and Indore included in the national lists of clean cities and are Khargone, Ujjain, Singraulli, Mandsaur,Jabalpur, Gwalior, Chhindwara, Sagar, Rewa, Pithampur, Dewas, Neemuch, Ratlam, Hoshangabad, Nagda, Burhanpur and Chhattarpur. In view of coming elections Mr.Modi also took it as opportunity to assail Congress for projecting only one family. Mr.Modi also ...
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Chambal Basin 25.1.2020 Central Chronicle
Narmada is the biggest river and of religious value of Madhya Pradesh. The Kshipra is also religious “Kumbha” river is its length is not much. The river like Chambal, Betwa, Tawa, Ken also big and important rivers in the State. For a long time the Chambal was known for its ravines and dacoits but that slur on its name is fast vanishing. Some part of Chambal basin remain cronically dry . The Narmada Control Board meeting the Chairmanship of the Chief Minister Mr.Shivraj Singh Chouhan has decided that now the drought-affected areas of the Chambal Basin of Malwa Region would not remain dry. The best irrigation initiative micro lift irrigation scheme to lift water from Narmada Basin and provide it to the drought affected areas of the Chambal Basin. The Board is taking measures to use cent per cent Narmada water allotted to the Madhya Pradesh on time schedule. The state has to use 18.25 MAF water till the year 2024. All water utility projects in the Narmada will be ready by the year 2022. The Narmada ...
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GST Rates Cut 25.1.2020 Central Chronicle
Just on the eve of Central Budget presentation on February 1 the 25th meeting of the GST Central Council slashed the rates of 29 items in 53 services. But it has not taken any decision on taking petrol, diesel, LPG petroleum product under the GST cover. It merely said that in the next 26th meeting of the GST Council after 10 days on 28th January the Council will discuss and may take decision on petrol, diesel. Four days before the Central Budget the Council may give surprise on it. Most of the states are against taking petroleum products under GST cover. Most of the state income come from tax on petroleum products and excise duty on liquor. But unless these products are not under the GST the basic object of the GST to have one tax slab system for the whole nation and create one national market cannot be achieved. The new rates will come into effect from January 25. The GST reduced on old buses and cars, mineral water in big jars, drip irrigation equipments. The tax on diamond and precious stones ...
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Netanyahu 25.1.2020 Central Chronicle
The Israeli Prime Minister Mr. Benjamin Netanyahu with his wife Ms Sara and 130 members delegation arrived in India on a 6-day visit. Nine defence, agriculture, trade, cyber crime, Indian investment in Israeli oil and gas sector, Israeli technical cooperation in renewable energy, civil aviation, space and industrial research, mutual investment in each other column were signed. In the defence sector the Rs. 430 crore barak missile agreement is of great importance under make in India policy India offers ample opportunity to Israel to set up defence manufacturing units in India. Mr Modi and Mr Netanyahu are personal friends. Mr Modi waiving protocol received him at the Airport. Besides Delhi Mr Netanyahu will visit Ahmedabad and Mumbai also. Israel has made miraculous research and development in the field of agriculture and defence. Since the inception of Israel in 1948 Arab nations were hostile to it. On every Arab attack the Israel retaliated with much more big hit back. It once defected 6 Arab ...
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Irrigation does more than deplete groundwater, it changes climate too 17.1.2020 Downtoearth
More measured irrigation can help conserve water, suggests author of new study
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Cold trap: Severe winter keeps killing Indians as govt drags feet on policy 15.1.2020 Downtoearth
India recognised cold waves as disaster in 2012. But the country still does not have an effective action plan to mitigate its impact
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FISHFED lays stress on hygienic marketing 13.1.2020 The Assam Tribune
FISHFED lays stress on hygienic marketing
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Hell and ice water: Glacier melt threatens Pakistan's future 11.1.2020 PTI: All news
Hell and ice water: Glacier melt threatens Pakistan's future
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Chambal Basin 11.1.2020 Central Chronicle
Narmada is the biggest river and of religious value of Madhya Pradesh. The Kshipra is also religious “Kumbha” river is its length is not much. The river like Chambal, Betwa, Tawa, Ken also big and important rivers in the State. For a long time the Chambal was known for its ravines and dacoits but that slur on its name is fast vanishing. Some part of Chambal basin remain cronically dry . The Narmada Control Board meeting the Chairmanship of the Chief Minister Mr.Shivraj Singh Chouhan has decided that now the drought-affected areas of the Chambal Basin of Malwa Region would not remain dry. The best irrigation initiative micro lift irrigation scheme to lift water from Narmada Basin and provide it to the drought affected areas of the Chambal Basin. The Board is taking measures to use cent per cent Narmada water allotted to the Madhya Pradesh on time schedule. The state has to use 18.25 MAF water till the year 2024. All water utility projects in the Narmada will be ready by the year 2022. The Narmada ...
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GST Rates Cut 11.1.2020 Central Chronicle
Just on the eve of Central Budget presentation on February 1 the 25th meeting of the GST Central Council slashed the rates of 29 items in 53 services. But it has not taken any decision on taking petrol, diesel, LPG petroleum product under the GST cover. It merely said that in the next 26th meeting of the GST Council after 10 days on 28th January the Council will discuss and may take decision on petrol, diesel. Four days before the Central Budget the Council may give surprise on it. Most of the states are against taking petroleum products under GST cover. Most of the state income come from tax on petroleum products and excise duty on liquor. But unless these products are not under the GST the basic object of the GST to have one tax slab system for the whole nation and create one national market cannot be achieved. The new rates will come into effect from January 25. The GST reduced on old buses and cars, mineral water in big jars, drip irrigation equipments. The tax on diamond and precious stones ...
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Netanyahu 11.1.2020 Central Chronicle
The Israeli Prime Minister Mr. Benjamin Netanyahu with his wife Ms Sara and 130 members delegation arrived in India on a 6-day visit. Nine defence, agriculture, trade, cyber crime, Indian investment in Israeli oil and gas sector, Israeli technical cooperation in renewable energy, civil aviation, space and industrial research, mutual investment in each other column were signed. In the defence sector the Rs. 430 crore barak missile agreement is of great importance under make in India policy India offers ample opportunity to Israel to set up defence manufacturing units in India. Mr Modi and Mr Netanyahu are personal friends. Mr Modi waiving protocol received him at the Airport. Besides Delhi Mr Netanyahu will visit Ahmedabad and Mumbai also. Israel has made miraculous research and development in the field of agriculture and defence. Since the inception of Israel in 1948 Arab nations were hostile to it. On every Arab attack the Israel retaliated with much more big hit back. It once defected 6 Arab ...
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Arunachal Assembly Session gets under way 8.1.2020 The Assam Tribune
Arunachal Assembly Session gets under way
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Maha portfolios: Ajit Pawar gets Finance, Anil Deshmukh Home 6.1.2020 PTI: All news
Maha portfolios: Ajit Pawar gets Finance, Anil Deshmukh Home
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Maharashtra government portfolios allocated: Full list of ministers 5.1.2020 DNA
This comes a week after 36 new ministers were sworn in on December 30 as Thackeray expanded the council of ministers of the Maha Vikas Aghadi government.
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How do India’s policies and guidelines look at ‘urban lakes’? 3.1.2020 Downtoearth
The country has come a long way in the fight to protect these bodies of water, but much more needs to be done
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NITI Ayog's SDG report flags huge worries about hunger, poverty in India 1.1.2020 Downtoearth
Poor show by 25 states on food security and malnutrition Sustainable Development Index 2019 
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