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Ban on idol immersion in Yamuna 2.9.2014 All News-IANS Stories
Immersion of Ganesh idols in the Yamuna river will not be permitted in Agra.
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Jabong ups ante, to launch instant refunds for cash-on-delivery returns 2.9.2014 TOI: All Headlines
Jabong ups ante, to launch instant refunds for cash-on-delivery returns
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Sweeping changes made in MGNREGA by Nitin Gadkari 2.9.2014 Govt of india: PIB
To mitigate drought and drought like situation and scarcity, Union Rural Development Minister Shri Gadkari has ordered that 50% of all works taken up by line agencies at District level should be for water conservation works like check dam construction, de-silting of traditional water bodies, minor irrigation tanks and canals. The decision has been taken in response to widespread criticism by Members of Parliament and people’s representatives at the local level that Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act, MGNREGA has become a source of corruption and that no productive assets are being created through the rural job scheme.
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Narendra Modi government asks states to stress on improving water conservation 2.9.2014 DNA: Top News
To mitigate drought-like situation and water scarcity, the Centre on Tuesday directed states that 50% of all works taken up at district level under MNREGA should be for improving water conservation. The decision was taken by Rural Development Minister Nitin Gadkari in response to widespread criticism by MPs and people's representatives at the local level that MNREGA has become a source of corruption and that no productive assets are being created through the rural job scheme. According to the ministry, 50 per cent of works under MNREGA will be done for constructing check dams, de-silting of traditional water bodies, minor irrigation tanks and canals. In a press note, the minister said that as these works require combination of wage labour and machinery, the percentage on skilled component has been increased up to 49%. Increase in the skilled percentage from 40% to 49% is enabling provision which empowers states, if they so wish to do part of work of check dams, minor irrigation tanks with machinery, ...
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Sonia interacts with people in Rae Bareli 2.9.2014 Zee News : States
Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Tuesday inaugurated a solar power based mini water pump system and interacted with the people of her constituency on the second day of her visit here.
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Another phase in money’s evolution 2.9.2014 The Hindu: Today's Paper
Another phase in money’s evolution
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Baked in-house 2.9.2014 The Hindu: Today's Paper
Baked in-house
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Melting Antarctic ice sheet raising sea level faster 2.9.2014 The Hindu: Today's Paper
Melting Antarctic ice sheet raising sea level faster
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Taking healthcare to India’s remote tribes 2.9.2014 The Hindu: Today's Paper
Taking healthcare to India’s remote tribes
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NGT notices to Delhi Government on sand mining in Yamuna 2.9.2014 The Hindu: Today's Paper
NGT notices to Delhi Government on sand mining in Yamuna
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Panel suggestion on Vizag region as capital hailed 2.9.2014 The Hindu: Today's Paper
Panel suggestion on Vizag region as capital hailed
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Rains prompt agriculture operations 2.9.2014 The Hindu: Today's Paper
Rains prompt agriculture operations
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‘TDP committed to Navvyandhra Pradesh’ 2.9.2014 The Hindu: Today's Paper
‘TDP committed to Navvyandhra Pradesh’
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Shutters of major dams opened 2.9.2014 The Hindu: Today's Paper
Shutters of major dams opened
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Inflows swell at Nagarjunasagar 2.9.2014 The Hindu: Today's Paper
Inflows swell at Nagarjunasagar
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Inflows into Pennar, Kundu decreases 2.9.2014 The Hindu: Today's Paper
Inflows into Pennar, Kundu decreases
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Rains breathe life into withering crops 2.9.2014 The Hindu: Today's Paper
Rains breathe life into withering crops
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Rain continues 2.9.2014 The Hindu: Today's Paper
Rain continues
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‘Bio-security bill ineffective’ 2.9.2014 The Hindu: Today's Paper
‘Bio-security bill ineffective’
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Water-level in Linganamakki touches 1,817.5 ft. 2.9.2014 The Hindu: Today's Paper
Water-level in Linganamakki touches 1,817.5 ft.
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