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Govt likely to keep MGNREGA labour budget for 2017-18 unchanged 27.3.2017 News
Pending labour wages by the end of 2016-17 could be around Rs 3,000-4,000 crore
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Government likely to keep MGNREGA labour budget for 2017-18 unchanged 27.3.2017 News
Pending labour wages by the end of 2016-17 could be around Rs 3,000-4,000 crore
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Kerala seeks Rs 1,000 crore from Centre to face worst drought in 115 years 26.3.2017 News
With the State facing the worst drought it has seen in the past 115 years, the Government of Kerala is seeking the central government to release a drought relief assistance of close to Rs 1000 crore. Ministers from the State are expected to meet the Union Minister of Agriculture and Farmers' Welfare Radha Mohan Singh and others on March 28."Apart from a huge loss in agriculture, there were costs in terms of water supply and others. We have estimated the loss to the tune of close to Rs 1,000 crore and we are asking assistance from the centre," E Chandrasekharan, Minister for Revenue and Housing told Business Standard.While the government has announced all the districts as drought hit in the end of October, 2016 and has been taking steps to overcome the tough situation, almost 30,000 hectres of crops has already been affected and more losses are expected in the coming months if the rainfall continues to be lower.V S Sunil Kumar, Minister for Agriculture, Kerala said, "Around 30,000 ...
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Telangana, Andhra Governor holds meeting on post-bifurcation issues 26.3.2017 All News-IANS Stories
E.S.L. Narasimhan, who is joint Governor for Telangana and Andhra Pradesh, on Sunday held a meeting with ministers and officials of the two Telugu states to sort out pending issues arising from bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh in 2014.
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‘Reach every panchayat’launched by farm varsity 26.3.2017 Hindu: National
Farmers enlightened about the latest agronomic practices
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SRSP engineers told to stop ryots from damaging structures 26.3.2017 Hindu: National
Irrigation Minister Harish Rao stresses collection of water cess for maintenance of canals
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45 villages use toxic water for irrigation 26.3.2017 TOI: Ahmedabad Times
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BBMP budget: Push to save trees and parks 25.3.2017 Hindu: Bangalore
The civic body has given impetus to the preservation of parks and trees. Horticulture, lakes and forests have together got an 812% increase in allocation over the previous year’s budget.While the 2016...
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Millet lovers are spoilt for choice at this mela 25.3.2017 Hindu: Home
Nearly one lakh agriculturists have started growing millets to meet the demand
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Farmers rue ‘paltry’ Central aid 25.3.2017 Hindu: News
Farmers in the delta region are aghast at what they have termed as the Centre’s paltry grant of ₹2,014.45 crore towards drought relief, saying the amount isn’t even enough to compensate for the losses...
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In that bygone era, a congregation of cousins 25.3.2017 Hindu: Open Page
In Bangalore of yesteryear, this is how memorable school vacations went for this extended family
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Megha Engineering enters Limca Book of Records for river linking project 25.3.2017 ET: Engineering
According to the Limca Book of Records, it is “the first such irrigation project in the country to be completed in time and without any budget enhancements.
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In the last two years goverment has sanctioned 40 percent extra funds for the agricultural universities in the states 25.3.2017 Govt of india: PIB
Hon’ble Agriculture & Farmers Welfare Minister Shri Radha Mohan Singh said that to bring prosperity in the field of agriculture measues are being taken to boost the production of the smallholdings, reduce
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Day of dharnas in city 25.3.2017 Hindu: News
CPI expresses solidarity with protesting Anantapur farmers
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Breach in Varahi canal for second time at Molahalli 25.3.2017 Hindu: Cities
Notice has been issued to project officers, says Assistant Commissioner
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With increasing urbanisation, new nutrition challenges 24.3.2017 All News-IANS Stories
The world has vowed to eliminate poverty and hunger by 2030 as part of 169 sustainable development goals adopted in 2015. Yet, increasing urbanisation is posing new challenges to progress, according to a new report, and India is particularly vulnerable because it faces the twin burden of under- and over-nutrition.
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Chenchu tribals caught between a rock and a hard place 24.3.2017 Hindu: National
They are neither in a position to carry on traditional way of life nor turn into farmers thanks to ban on sinking of borewells
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Sewage let into water bodies 24.3.2017 Hindu: Cities
The lorries are supposed to dump it at treatment plant at Periyapalayam
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Eradicating drug menace real tribute to martyrs: Rana Gurjit Singh 24.3.2017 TOI: Cities
Punjab power and irrigation minister Rana Gurjit Singh, who paid tributes to the martyrs Bhagat Singh, Rajguru and Sukhdev in this village of Nawanshahr on Thursday on behalf of the state government, said eradicating drug menace from the state and rehabilitating addicts would be the real tribute to the martyrs.
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Sky is the limit 23.3.2017 Deccan Herald - Supplements
There is a Native American saying that goes 'When the last tree has been cut down, the last fish caught, the last river poisoned, only then we will realise that one cannot eat money'. This realisation is catching up with Bengalureans as the city battles with the loss of greenery. In such a scenario, the only hope seems to be skywards or vertical gardening. The vertical garden on the Electronic City flyover, the work of 'SayTrees', seems to be a great step in this direction. With more than 10 varieties of saplings, they are using automatic drip irrigation system to water the plants. The benefits of a vertical garden include reduction of urban heat, increase in biodiversity and it also acts as a sound proofing barrier. Dr B N Viswanath, a consultant in organic farming and organic terrace gardens, says that vertical gardens are a great way to enliven the city. "Although 'SayTrees' has installed a vertical garden, that is not enough. We need more of these in the city. One should realise that the temperature ...
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