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Last updated: Mar 27 2017 05:45 IST RSS 2.0
 
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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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Keep your gut happy 25.3.2017 DNA: Health
The three main neurotransmitters which the brain needs - serotonin, norepinephrine and dopamine - can be enhanced by the foods you eat
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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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Have you tried a vodka mask? 24.3.2017 Deccan Herald - Supplements
Exotic natural ingredients are very much a part of modern skin care. For example, wine can be used in face packs. Recent research has highlighted the health and beauty benefits of wine. While the red grape variety is most commonly used in skin care, spiced wines with fennel or fruit like oranges, cherries and strawberries can also be considered for beauty treatments. Wine contains vitamins A, B-Complex, C and E, flavonoids, amino acids and minerals like zinc and selenium. Rich in such antioxidants, wine is known to rejuvenate the skin. Wine facials and masks, therefore, help delay visible signs of ageing. Mix honey, yoghurt and a few tablespoons of red wine. Apply this on the face and leave it on for 20 minutes. Rinse with plain water. This softens and moisturises the skin, removes tan and also brings you a glow. If you have oily skin, mix red wine and green tea with multani mitti into a paste. Apply on the face, avoiding the lips and the area around the eyes. Wash it off when it dries. For dry skin, add ...
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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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On sanitation and heritage restoration: Sudha Murty, Infosys Foundation 24.3.2017 ET: Opinion
She has also received the Padma Shri Award from the Government of India as well as seven honorary doctorates from universities in India.
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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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