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Toll Collection on National Highways on the Rise : Rajasthan tops the list with 3276.36 crore revenue

New Delhi: User fee (toll) collection on National Highways has shown a rising trend. Rajasthan tops the list of states that reported high revenue collection through toll collection ...
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Cabinet approves special package for irrigation projects in chronically drought prone areas of Maharashtra

New Delhi: The Cabinet Committee has approved 91 irrigation projects ( 83 minor projects and 8 mojor/medium projects) worth Rs. 13,651.61 crore for Vidarbha, Marathwada and other chronically ...
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3rd regional conference on water resources at Mumbai

Mumbai: Water management is the top priority at Union Government as well as state governments, said Arjun Ram Meghwal, Union Minister of State for Water Resources, River Development ...
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DoT approves merger of Telenor India with Bharti Airtel

New Delhi: The Department of Telecom has approved merger of Telenor India with Bharti Airtel — a move that will make the subscriber base of Sunil Mittal-led firm ...
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Centre to link 200 more mandis to eNAM this fiscal

New Delhi, May 13, 2018: The Central government will link additional 200 wholesale mandis to the online trading platform eNAM this fiscal and also encourage inter-mandi transactions, Agriculture ...
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India’s overall forest cover expands: Report

New Delhi, Feb 12 : India has added 6,778 sq km of forest area — an increase of 0.21 per cent — between 2015 and 2017 despite population and ...
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Fears regarding MSP schemes are exaggerated: SBI Ecowrap

New Delhi, Feb 12 : The government’s decision to fix the minimum support price (MSP) at 1.5 times the cost of production is unlikely to raise prices as envisaged, ...
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Only six states, UTs comply with Centre’s renewable purchase obligations

New Delhi, Dec 27: Only six out of 29 states and seven union territories are complying with the central government’s Renewable Purchase Obligation (RPO) targets, a Greenpeace India ...
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Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Chattisgarh, Jharkhand, Haryana reach ODF milestone

New Delhi: Five more states, namely, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Chattisgarh, Jharkhand and Haryana have reached the milestone of making all cities and towns ‘Open Defecation Free’ as the ...
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Water storage level of 91 major reservoirs go up 5 pc

New Delhi: The water storage available in 91 major reservoirs of the country for the week ending on September 28, 2017 was 103.429 BCM which is 66 per ...
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Delay in monsoon’s retreat postpones sugarcane crushing

New Delhi, Sep 24 : Owing to a sugar shortage in the country, the government had planned to start the crushing of sugarcane ahead of the normal schedule ...
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Stop misleading farmers: Captain tells Kisan union leaders

Chandigarh: Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has urged leaders of the farming community in the state to stop misleading the farmers with false statements on the issue ...
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Failure to provide MSP responsible for farmers’ protest: Nitish

Patna, June 12 : Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Monday blamed the Narendra Modi-led central government’s failure to fulfil promise on the Minimum Support Price (MSP) for the ...
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Impoverishment of agri sector, loan waiver triggered protests: Experts

New Delhi, June 11 : The almost deliberate impoverishment of the agriculture sector by successive governments, which has translated into poor returns to farmers, and the recent loan waiver ...
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Maharashtra farmers end strike after 48 hours

Mumbai, June 3 : After keeping the state on tenterhooks for 48 hours, Maharashtra farmers called off their ‘strike’ early on Saturday following ‘satisfactory’ talks with the state government. ...
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Stray violence in Maharashtra as farmers begin indefinite strike

Mumbai, June 1 : Minor incidents of violence marred the start of an unprecedented ‘indefinite strike’ by over half a million farmers in Maharashtra in support of various demands ...
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Muslim scrap dealer was first to rescue Fadnavis from crashed chopper

Latur (Maharashtra), May 26 : When a chopper carrying Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis and five others came crashing down here on Thursday afternoon, the first person to rush ...
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Maharastra CM Fadnavis narrowly escapes as chopper crash lands

Latur, May 25 : Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis and his team had a providential escape when their chopper crash-landed here on Thursday noon. Fadnavis himself tweeted on the ...
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Maharashtra gets its own RERA

Mumbai, May 1 : Maharashtra Governor C.V. Rao on Monday announced the launch of the Maharashtra Real Estate Regulatory Authority, under which all housing projects will be registered. “This ...
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