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Ramanagara district in Karnataka hit with drought in crop and cash
Ramanagara is a stronghold of the Janata Dal (S), followed by Congress. However, demonetisation has brought the PM into every home.
Bandh over Mahadayi river row hits normal life in north Karnataka
The Mahadayi (called Mandovi in Goa) originates in Karnataka and flows to Goa and Maharashtra. The three states are locked in a protracted dispute over sharing its water.
Centre sanctions Rs 588 crore for drought-hit Rajasthan
The decision has been taken at a meeting of a high level committee chaired by Home Minister Rajnath Singh and attended by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley besides others.
Valencia ends goal drought as Everton down Southampton
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Karnataka sees third straight drought, Congress worried
Karnataka has already used up 80% of the mandays allotted to it under the MGNREGA to provide alternative employment.
Pochettino not worried by Kane drought ahead of Saints trip
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West Bengal chalks out irrigation plan for drought-prone Purulia district
The department has already created 89 check dams in neighbouring Bankura district and work to construct another eight is on.
Supreme Court slams Tamil Nadu government for indifference to farmers hit by drought
TN was under an obligation not to allow "impecunious and poverty-stricken farmers to resign to their fate or leave the downtrodden and the poor to yield to the idea of fatalism."
Soccer-Saints end victory drought with 2-1 win at Middlesbrough
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Criticism for goal drought did not hurt Vardy confidence
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Central team in Karnataka to assess drought-hit areas
Though the state had an overall deficit of 18 per cent during South-West monsoon, there is very high spatial temporal variability of rainfall pattern across the state.
Agrarian crisis: Serious drought looms large over South India
Reeling off the numbers, the farmer said the cost of cultivating corn on two acres alone would run up to Rs 15,000.
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