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Bone dry, but braving it 24.4.2017 BusinessLine - Agri Business
CM Chandrababu Naidu wants to drought-proof his State with river-linking and conservation projects. Will the schemes hold water?
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PETA urges PM Modi to ban meat from menus at govt meetings 24.4.2017 All Current Affairs Stories
PETA said move will help in curbing green house gas and tackle the issue of climate change
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In election year, a meteoric jump in release of Narmada water for irrigation 24.4.2017 India – The Indian Express
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Thunderstorm and squall warning in Chandigarh, Punjab leave wheat farmers worried 24.4.2017 India Today| Must Read
"The wind and dust storms were produced by the low pressure caused by hot weather conditions. This is due to the presence of Western disturbances.The good news is that the temperature will remain below 40 degree Celsius during the next day," Director Met Department, Dr Surender Paul told India Today.
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How cow politics and a majoritarian agenda have bound 5 BJP CMs 24.4.2017 Latest News
Midway through their tenure, how does the BJP see their chances of re-election
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Five BJP Chief Ministers driven by a majoritarian agenda 24.4.2017 Business Standard: Today
Midway through their tenure, how does the BJP see their chances of re-election
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As Kashmir's lush valleys turn to concrete, fears of flooding rise 24.4.2017 India Today| Must Read
Srinagar is one of the fastest growing urban areas in the world, according to a City Mayors Foundation report. But Kashmiris need to keep their agricultural land to protect Srinagar from flooding, especially as the changing climate has increased the risk of heavy downpours, locals and experts say.
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Burden doubles on Neyyar dam 24.4.2017
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Farmers in the district are apprehensive as Kerala Water Authority (KWA) has started to lay pipelines from Neyyar dam to Aruvikkara reservoir to meet city's drinking water need. However, officials reassure that there is enough water for both irrigation and drinking purposes in Neyyar dam even if monsoons are delayed. The present level of water at Neyyar dam is just over 74 metres.  The maximum drawable water here is up to 65 metre. Two canals from the Neyyar dam, managed by irrigation officials, are the lifelines for farmlands that cover a large area of Thiruvananthapuram. Also, the level of water in wells in the area is closely related to the frequency at which water is released through the canal. The water levels drop quickly in Neyyar dam compared to Peppara as larger quantity of water is required for irrigation than drinking purposes, says farmer groups. "My plantains are dependent on the water that is drawn from left bank canal. During heavy winds last year, we had suffered crop ...
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CM alleges squeeze of Central funds 24.4.2017 The Tribune
Tribune News Service NEW DELHI, APRIL 23 Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh today alleged that fund allocations under some Centrally sponsored schemes have been squeezed and sought course correction for their completion. Speaking at the third meeting of the Governing Council of NITI Aayog, which is headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, he also said that the state government was preparing a 15-year vision plan for inclusive and sustainable development of its economy. Seventeen sustainable development goals have been identified to be achieved. Batting for adequate allocation of funds, he alleged that funding had been reduced for Central schemes like flood management programme, Accelerated Irrigation Benefit Programme (now part of Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchai Yojana) and National Rural Drinking Water Programme. The reimbursement claims of Rs 105 core under the Accelerated Irrigation Benefit Programme and Rs 125 crore under Flood Management Programme were pending with the Centre, he said. He ...
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From plate to plough: The faraway fields 24.4.2017 Columns – The Indian Express
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‘T.N. hit by panel recommendations’ 24.4.2017 Hindu: News
State’s increased contribution to Centrally sponsored schemes has affected fiscal health, contends CM
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Studies find thermocol can check evaporation 24.4.2017 Hindu: News
CWC report says it is the second best evaporetardant after mustard oil
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TRS focus is on farmers: Harish 24.4.2017 Hindu: News
‘It is the only government offering money to farmers for seeds and fertilizers’
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NLCIL launches biodiversity conservation 24.4.2017 Hindu: Cities
The PSU is promoting integrated fish farming in a big way
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Water released from Mordhana dam 23.4.2017 Hindu: News
145 mcft of water to be released for one week for drinking water supply, farming
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Wanted, road map for long-term water management 23.4.2017 Hindu: News
Summer of 2017 is turning out to be the most cruellest in recent years for the city
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Nano-technology will soon make GM obsolete: M S Swaminathan 23.4.2017 All Economy & Policy Stories
It was 'very important' that the loans of farmers across the country be waived, says M S Swaminathan
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TN CM Palaniswami meets protesting farmers at Jantar Mantar, assures help 23.4.2017 Top Stories
He said he will ask Modi for funds to waive off the loan and urged the farmers to end their protest
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Organic farming begins in Kaziranga areas 23.4.2017 The Assam Tribune
Organic farming begins in Kaziranga areas
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Delay in release of canal water pushes cotton sowing by a week 23.4.2017 TOI: Chandigarh Times
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