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Last updated: Apr 26 2018 18:44 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Water-efficient kitchen gardening 26.4.2018 Hindu: Health
As water becomes scarce, it is prudent to conserve and use water resourcefully in your garden space with these easy methods
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Kalyanpur denizens unable to break shackles of poverty 26.4.2018 The Assam Tribune
Kalyanpur denizens unable to break shackles of poverty
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Acreage under agriculture crops goes up in Tirupur district 26.4.2018 Hindu: Cities
Due to increase in rainfall and innovative cultivation technologies
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Karnataka Assembly Elections 2018: Congress, BJP plays blame game, North Karnataka parched 26.4.2018 DNA: Urban Tales
The dispute over Mahadayi river which has been on the boil since the 80s, has reached a flash point in the parched North Karnataka region in the run-up to the state Assembly elections. The farmers here want Karnataka to build a series of dams, canals and barrages to route Mahadayi river water to the Malaprabha basin and the namesake dam off Saundatti in Belgaum district to meet the drinking and irrigation requirements of the water-scarce Bagalkot, Gadag, Dharwad and Belgaum districts. Over 500 farmers from the region including several women and children are leaving on Wednesday night for Delhi under the umbrella organisation Karnataka Rayat Sena (KRS). They have been given an appointment to meet President Ram Nath Kovind on April 29 where they will submit a memorandum, KRS chairperson Veeresh Sobradamat told DNA. "In the memorandum, we have asked the Centre to intervene and give us water as the region has seen several farmer suicides because of lack of water. If the Centre can't do that, they should ...
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Harish Rao prods officials to expedite tunnel work 26.4.2018 Hindu: Cities
Hire additional manpower to meet deadline, says Minister
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CCEA approves restructured bamboo mission with outlay of Rs 1,290 cr 25.4.2018 General News
The government today approved a restructured National Bamboo Mission (NBM) with an outlay of Rs 1,290 crore for two years, a move aimed at benefiting one lakh farmers, said an official release. The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) approved Centrally Sponsored Scheme of NBM under National Mission for Sustainable Agriculture (NMSA) during remaining period of 14th Finance Commission (2018-19 and 2019-20), it said. "An outlay of Rs 1,290 crore (with Rs 950 crore as central share) is provisioned for implementation of the Mission during the remaining period of 14th Finance Commission," the release said. The CCEA meeting chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. It also approved empowerment of executive committee for formulation of guidelines of the NBM and to make the changes therein, including cost norms for various interventions as per the "felt needs" and specific recommendations of states. "It is proposed to bring about one lakh hectare area under plantation and it is ...
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‘Complete Niraru-Nallar, Anamalayar irrigation schemes’ 25.4.2018 Hindu: Rx
The slump in agricultural activities in the PAP command area due to inadequate availability of water for irrigation in the recent years is making far
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Go Green: Delhi government promotes vertical gardening to curb pollution in National Capital 25.4.2018 DNA: Top News
The Delhi government has requested the civic agencies to take up large-scale vertical gardening to reduce pollution in the national Capital.Vertical gardening involves growing plants on vertical surfaces of urban structures like flyover columns and buildings with an integrated water irrigation system. The environment and forest minister of the Delhi government, Imran Hussain has written letters to the Delhi Development Authority (DDA), Public Works Department (PWD) and to the three municipal corporations in the Capital pointing out its efforts to increase green cover in the city. "Green cover can also be enhanced by undertaking vertical gardening activities on buildings, flyovers, spaces and columns underneath the flyovers. This will help in neutralising air pollution due to dust and vehicular pollution," Hussain wrote in his letter. In his letters to DDA vice-chairperson, mayors of the three municipal corporations and the PWD minister, Hussain urged them to direct agencies and departments under their ...
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Letter to BS: Use water prudently, utilise every drop 25.4.2018 Business Standard: Today
Inhabitants of Western Rajasthan were well trained in water management and they knew that this was their lifeline
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Gujarat's GNFC turns long term debt free, posts 51% rise in PAT for FY'18 24.4.2018 Latest News
Achieving its target set early last year, state-owned Gujarat Narmada Valley Fertilizers and Chemicals Limited (GNFC) has turned long term debt free. From Rs 8.88 billion of long term debt at the start of the financial year 2017-18, GNFC has paid off the same, turning long term debt free.As per Rajiv Kumar Gupta, IAS, Managing Director of GNFC, the company now plans to reduce its working capital requirements substantially as well. On the back of record production of its toulene di-isocynate (TDI) and non-tdi products and capacity utilisation, coupled with jump in exports, GNFC has posted a 38 per cent growth in its net profit for the fourth quarter ended March 31, 2018 as well as 50.37 per cent in net profit for the fiscal 2017-18. GNFC also registered a profit before tax (PBT) of Rs 11.62 billion, the highest ever among Government of Gujarat companies.The company also crossed the Rs 60 billion revenue mark for the first time.GNFC's Q4 net profit in 2017-18 grew by 37.81 per cent to ..
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Even small amounts of antibiotics can cause resistance in bacteria: study 24.4.2018 Hindu: S & T
Different types of mutations were seen in the bacterial DNA
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Rs 5993 crore worth Micro Lift Irrigation Projects approved by Narmada Control Board 24.4.2018 Central Chronicle
Chronicle Reporter, Bhopal Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan presided over the 61st meeting of Narmada... more »
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Kaleshwaram contractors keep workers cool 24.4.2018 Hindu: News
Aim at creating world record of executing 21,589 cu.m. of cement-concrete in 72 hours
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Former CS to take up Prakasam’s cause 24.4.2018 Hindu: Rx
Campaign to be launched to include the district under backward list
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SC directs Delhi, Haryana to sort out Yamuna water sharing dispute 23.4.2018 General News
The Supreme Court on Monday directed the Chief Secretaries of Delhi and Haryana to hold a meeting with the Secretary of Water Resources Ministry of Centre in order to sort out the dispute of sharing Yamuna's water.The move comes after the Delhi Jal Board (DJB) said it was not receiving enough water to supply to the national capital.The top court was hearing a plea filed by the Delhi Jal Board alleging that Haryana had reduced by one-third the supply of Yamuna water leading to a grave water crisis in the national capital.The Delhi government earlier sought the apex court's direction to request the Haryana government to provide more water to Delhi faces water shortage due to the onslaught of the summer season.According to reports, the top court had accused Haryana government of not releasing 450 cusecs of Yamuna water daily to Delhi for drinking in accordance with a 1996 order.Currently, Haryana only shares 330 cusecs of water to the capital.The Haryana government which caters to the ...
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Action to be taken against elements who hinder procurement: CM Chouhan 23.4.2018 Central Chronicle
Chronicle Reporter, Bhopal Discussing the contemporary issues with divisional commissioners and collectors during video conferencing,... more »
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Here's how India can double farm incomes 23.4.2018 Sify Finance
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What does Rasana want? The village that witnessed the Kathua horror 23.4.2018 Latest News
All the Bakarwal families who live in the region from November/December to April/May have migrated, according to the policemen
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Govt. releases ₹3,226 cr. for Malkapur reservoir 23.4.2018 Hindu: Medicine & Research
It can store 10.78 tmc water: Kadiyam
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Farmer ends life, blames ministers 23.4.2018 Hindu: Medicine & Research
Vasant Pawar was also director of a co-operative bank in Indapur
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