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Training on pisciculture 18.12.2017 The Assam Tribune
Training on pisciculture
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Paddy transplantation picks up 18.12.2017 Hindu: Cities
Farm workers from Nalgonda earn up to ₹350 a day
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Police cases against Oppn leaders after Pawar's non co-operation threat 17.12.2017 The Tribune
Tribune News Service Mumbai, December 17 Leaders of the opposition Congress and Nationalist Congress Party in Maharashtra are feeling the heat from Chief Miister Devendra Fadnavis government after announcing a non-cooperation programme by farmers in the state. The government has reopened several files pertaining to irrigation projects and filed First Information Reports in a few of them hours after Nationalist Congress Party chief Sharad Pawar asked farmers not to pay their water and power bills as part of a protest for higher remunerative price for their crops. Pawar had led a joint march of opposition parties, including Maharashtra Congress Party president Ashok Chavan and leaders of smaller parties in Nagpur, to mark his birthday. Enthused by the turnout at the protest in Nagpur, leaders of the Congress and the NCP have chalked out protest programmes in all regions of the state from January. Leader of the Opposition Radhakrishna Vikhe-Patil of the Congress party told reporters in Nagpur that protest ...
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'Sevanasparsam' settles 84 complaints in Kuttanad 17.12.2017
Alappuzha: Sevanasparsam, the grievance-redressal programme held at the rice research station, Mankombu, settled  84 complaints out of 490 in Kuttanad taluk on Saturday. District collector T.V. Anupama, who initiated the programme,  asked the principal agriculture officer to take steps for resuming the farming at Kallambally paddy polders over a complaint registered by the headmistress of  government LPS, Nadubhagom.   "Since the paddy land had turned barren, the thickets had made the students" travel to the school difficult," the complaint said. A group of kids and parents from Manalodi Thuruth of Kainakary sought the  collector"s support to repair a road to their school.  The village officer was asked to  maintain the road. A person from Kainakari north complained  that he had not received his  land documents though he had paid  back a 25-year-old loan.  The tahsildar was entrusted to resolve the issue. The collector ...
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Nellore: Average groundwater level on the decline 17.12.2017
Nellore: Average groundwater levels in SPSR Nellore district have been gradually dropping following excessive tapping of the resource  for various utilities including drinking, agriculture and aquaculture apart from industrial use. The situation is such that the water levels have dropped to 8.49 metres from 5.74 metres five years back in the district. Though the levels improved considerably in November and December 2015 because of heavy rains, they came down to 10.88 metres by July 2017. According to groundwater officials, over exploitation of water was recorded in 14 villages and the situation is critical in 48 villages and semi critical in 109 habitations of the district as per the latest findings. Worst hit is Manubolu mandal with water availability at 22.5 metres followed by 19.4 metres at Seetharamapuram and Varikuntapadu mandals. Incidentally, Seetharamapuram is notorious for acute shortage for water whether it is for drinking or for irrigation for decades. Even when the district recorded good ...
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Deaths most foul: What sanitation workers go through in Punjab 17.12.2017 Chandigarh – The Indian Express
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How green was my village 16.12.2017 The Shillong Times
Olivia Lyngdoh Mawlong, who spent her childhood in Lawsohtun and witnessed the transformation of the village, recollects the days of flourishing organic farming and reports on the plight of farmers now Once known for its organic vegetables, Lawsohtun is now grappling with the hazards of fast urbanisation. The acres of greenery and vegetation have dwindled […]
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Telangana: Lambadas allege attack was planned, ‘Like animals on rampage’ 16.12.2017 India – The Indian Express
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Water released for rabi crops in Srikakulam 16.12.2017 BusinessLine - Indira Balaji
Historic occasion, says Collector; promises water to 5 lakh acres from next rabi
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Kinfra starts pipeline project amid protests 16.12.2017 Hindu: National
Govt to release 20 mld from Malampuzha for industrial use
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Technical glitches mar Sriram Sagar Project 16.12.2017
Khammam: Bhakta Ramadas Lift Irrigation Project is facing teething problems. The project has commenced on "trial and error" basis since inception and ten-year-old motors erected to lift water for the project from the Palair Reservoir are not able to pump water due to technical snags.  About 59,800 acres in Tirumalayapalem, Kusumanchi, Nelakondapalli and Mudigonda mandals are supposed to get irrigated under the project. Minister for roads and buildings Tummala Nageswara Rao decided to give water another ten villages under Tirumalayapalem mandal by lifting Palair water to them. All these villages came under Sriram Sagar Project and pipes were already laid there. It is planned to turn the water from DBM – 60 (distributor main canal). The government planned to extend irrigation water to all the villages of Tirumalayapalem mandal. Officials said that this might require irrigating 16,000 acre more ayacut than the earlier designed to Bhakta Ramadas Project. There is less possibility for ...
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Haryana NOC for IG canal repair: Nitin Gadkari 16.12.2017 DNA: India
Injecting a boosting dose in Rajasthan’s infrastructure and irrigation works, the Union minister for road transport and water resources, Nitin Gadkari laid foundation stone of ambitious Parwan Irrigation water project. He also announced the completion of Jaipur’s Ring Road project in record deadline of one year and commence civil works on Greenfield Express highway between Jaipur and Delhi, soon. “Whatever commitments I make, I fulfill,” said Gadkari as a chief guest addressing a function in Baran which was presided by the chief minister, Vasundhara Raje. Fetching water from Yamuna River to Rajasthan, restoration of Indira Gandhi Canal and uses of ethanol as a fuel for farmers were also proclaimed by the minister from the stage. He emphasised that he is working on schemes contentiously to supply water to the desert state and increase earnings of the farmers. “At the time of the partition, six rivers were divided between India and Pakistan equally. However, three rivers which India had, flow into ...
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Ambitious Rs 6.5K cr Parwan agri project initiated by Raj-Centre 16.12.2017 DNA: India
Accusing Congress government for delaying ambitious Parwan irrigation project, chief minister, Vasundhara Raje has claimed that her government worked with sincerity on the project and laid its foundation, finally. She was addressing a gathering in Baran district where she along with Union road surface and water minister, Nitin Gadkari laid foundation stones and inaugurated development works worth Rs8,487 crore, including Rs 6,490 crore of Parwan alone. “Congress has done politics in 50 years of its rule but we implemented it. When it gets completed, it will become lifeline of Baran, Jhalawar and Kota districts. The dam capacity of this project is 490 million cubic metre. After completion, 317million cubic metres of water will be available for irrigation. Along with irrigation, this project will also provide 50 million cubic metres of water to quench thirst of 1,821 villages of Baran, Jhalawar and Kota districts. The thermal power generation of 2,970 MW will be achieved with 79 million cubic metre of the ...
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Steel pipes to replace canals for irrigation 16.12.2017 The Tribune
New Delhi, December 15 The Centre will promote the use of steel pipes for irrigation instead of canals, in a move aimed at cutting down land acquisition costs and promoting innovation, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari has said. Gadkari, who holds the portfolios of Road Transport, Highways, Shipping, Water Resources and Ganga Rejuvenation, was yesterday addressing a Moroccan delegation led by its Minister for Equipment, Transport, Logistics and Water Abdelkader Amara. Strengthening ties with the African nation is a priority for India, he also said. “In one part of India, we have lots of water and the other faces shortage. Water conservation is important here and we are encouraging innovations and technologies. Now, we have taken a decision that in place of the canal system, we will use steel pipes in supplying water for irrigation. We are saving the cost of land acquisition,” Gadkari said. Land acquisition, he explained, has become a costly proposition here and using steel pipes will lead to not only ...
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17 lakh acres to get irrigation during Rabi 16.12.2017
Hyderabad: About 17 lakh acres will be irrigated under major and minor irrigation projects in the Rabi season, irrigation minister T. Harish Rao said on Friday. He directed collectors and officials at a videoconference to ensure that water reaches every acre.  He asked officials to give priority to the supply of water for drinking purposes from all projects. He instructed them to store adequate water for drinking purpose and use the rest for irrigation. He asked officials to ensure that crop is not damaged even on a single acre due to the lack of irrigation. Mr Rao said that due to the effective measures taken up by the department last year in  Nizamabad, nearly 16,000 acres could be irrigated for every tmc ft (thousand million cubic feet of water) utilised. Due to this, the agriculture fields covered under Nizamsagar project had received water for irrigation after a gap of 30 years, Mr Rao noted. He asked officials to take the Nizamsagar achievement as a benchmark. Mr Rao asked collectors ...
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Mangalam dam to get a tourism tag 15.12.2017 Hindu: Kerala
Tourism amenities costing ₹4.78 crore to be set up
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17 lakh acres to be irrigated in State this Yasangi 15.12.2017 Hindu: Cities
Plans for irrigation of ayacut under medium, major projects
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Farmers demand want water for irrigation 15.12.2017 Hindu: Cities
‘If water is to be released for all, the storage may dwindle fast’
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Will use steel pipes for irrigation in place of canals: Nitin Gadkari 15.12.2017 India – The Indian Express
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Drawings from India 15.12.2017 Hindu: Home
HomeworkStarting off with SSC, I have to learn the fighter’s names,I wish I had their fame,And have my name in books, And everyone would give me a look.Next is math, go 1 2 3! What is the cube of thre...
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