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Prime Minister visits Hazaribagh in Jharkhand, unveils several Development Projects 17.2.2019 Govt of india: PIB
Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi visited Hazaribagh in Jharkhand. He unveiled several Development Projects for Jharkhand. Governor of Jharkhand Ms DraupadiMurmu, Union Minister Shri Jayant Sinha and CM of Jharkhand Shri Raghuvar Das was also present among other dignitaries.
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How pesticide overuse is turning Kerala’s rice bowl into an ecological wasteland 17.2.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
The state was supposed to shift completely to organic farming by 2020. That remains a distant dream.
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PM visits Dhule in Maharashtra; unveils several development projects 16.2.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, visited Dhule in Maharashtra today. He unveiled multiple projects in the state. Shri C. Vidyasagar Rao, Governor of Maharashtra, Union Minister Shri Nitin Gadkari, Dr. Subhash Bhamre, Union Minister of State for Defence and CM of Maharashtra Shri Devendra Fadnavis was also present on the occasion.
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Kerala’s farm labourers are paying for excessive pesticide use with their health – and lives 16.2.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Two labourers died of suspected pesticide poisoning in Kuttanad, the state’s rice bowl, in January.
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Prime Minister to visit Maharashtra tomorrow 15.2.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, will visit Yavatmal and Dhule, in Maharashtra, on 16 February 2019. He will unveil multiple projects in the state. At Yavatmal PM will inaugurate Eklavya Model Residential School, at Nanded through the press of button.
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Finance Commission to visit Telangana 15.2.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The 15th Finance Commission will be visiting the state of Telangana from 17th to 20th of February 2019. The Commission headed by the Chairman Shri N K Singh , will include Members Dr. Anoop Singh, Shri Ashok Lahiri and Dr. Ramesh Chand along with senior officers of the Commission.
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Kusum Scheme to Promote Use of Solar Energy Among Farmers Under Considration: Shri R. K. Singh 12.2.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The Government is formulating a Scheme ‘Kisan Urja Suraksha evamUtthaanMahabhiyan (KUSUM)’ which inter-alia aims to promote use of solar energy among the farmers. The proposed scheme provides for: setting up of grid-connected renewable power plants each of 500KW to 2 MW in the ruralarea; installation of standalone off-grid solar water pumps to fulfil irrigation needs of farmers not connected to grid;and solarization of existing grid-connected agriculture pumps to make farmers independent of grid supply and also sell surplus solar power generated to Discom and get extraincome.
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Schemes providing Water for Irrigation 11.2.2019 Govt of india: PIB
Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchayee Yojana (PMKSY) was launched during the year 2015-16 and various schemes of this Ministry viz. Accelerated Irrigation Benefits Programme (AIBP), PMKSY–Har Khet Ko Pani (HKKP) including Command Area Development (CAD), Surface Minor Irrigation (SMI), Repair, Renovation and Restoration (RRR) of Water Bodies and Ground Water became part of it. The outlay provided for these components as per approval are as follows: (Rs.
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Unparalleled collaboration needed from all nations to ensure sustainable development: Vice President 11.2.2019 Govt of india: PIB
Expressing his concern over the unprecedented scale of environmental degradation and its drastic consequences, the Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu called upon all nations to collaborate and cooperate in an equally unparalleled manner to ensure sustainable development.
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Cabinet approves MoU between India and Norway on India-Norway Ocean Dialogue 6.2.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister  Narendra Modi has approved the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between India and Norway on India-Norway Ocean Dialogue.   Benefits:   The MoU will promote cooperation in the areas of mutual interest pertaining to the development of blue economy.
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Love, longing and lotus: This novel goes inside a boys’ school run by an order of monks 6.2.2019 Scroll.in
Saikat Majumdar’s new novel ‘Scent Of God’ brings together desire, religion and politics in an explosive narrative.
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How ponds can fight climate change in your garden 5.2.2019 Scroll.in
Ponds are biodiversity hotspots in the landscape, disproportionately rich in species when compared to rivers, streams and lakes.
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Climate change will melt vast parts of Himalayas: Study 5.2.2019 The Assam Tribune
Climate change will melt vast parts of Himalayas: Study
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Making money while the sun shines: Farmers in a Gujarat village are selling solar energy 4.2.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Surplus energy is bought by Gujarat’s power distribution company.
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'Hindu Kush Himalaya region is hotspot for climate change' 4.2.2019 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
'Glaciers are melting all across the region.'
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Amalgamation of PMKSY to Schemes 4.2.2019 Govt of india: PIB
Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchayee Yojana (PMKSY) is amalgamation of various schemes viz. Accelerated Irrigation Benefits Programme (AIBP), PMKSY –Har Khet Ko Pani (HKKP) including Command Area Development (CAD), Surface Minor Irrigation (SMI) and Repair, Renovation and Restoration (RRR) of Water Bodies [Implemented by MoWR, RD & GR], PMKSY - Per Drop More Crop (PDMC) [Implemented by Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare] and PMKSY - Watershed Development (WD) [Implemented by Department of Land Resources].
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Modi's 10-dimensional Vision 2030 1.2.2019 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
The first dimension of this vision will be to build physical as well as social infrastructure for a $10-trillion economy and to provide ease of living: Goyal.
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Full text: Narendra Modi government lists 10 points of ‘Vision 2030’ 1.2.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Finance Minister Piyush Goyal said poverty, malnutrition, illiteracy would be ‘matters of the past’ with the 10-dimensional plan.
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Government Unveils vision for the Next Decade 1.2.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The Government has unveiled its vision for the next decade, listing thereby ten most important dimensions in 2030. “With this comprehensive ten-dimensional Vision, we will create an India where poverty, malnutrition, littering and illiteracy would be a matter of the past.
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Migratory harrier birds are no longer flocking in large numbers to India 31.1.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
One of the main reasons for the decline in harrier numbers is the destruction of the grasslands in both breeding and wintering areas, according to scientists.
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