Six out 9 major dams in Marathwada reel under water shortage
There are nine major and 800 medium and small irrigation projects in Marathwada.
Water crisis: CBSE makes mandatory for schools to become water efficient in next 3 years
After a recent report by NITI Aayog which shows Delh...
Central govt teams in 6 states assessing drought situation: Agri Min
Central government teams have been deputed to assess the drought situati...
Nearly 50 per cent of India currently facing drought: IIT-Gandhinagar scientists
The results of the study, prepared by the team at IIT Gandhinagar, are available on the website of the IMD.
Companies under PM crop scheme involved in scam: Uddhav Thackeray
The Sena chief said the ‘Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bhima Yojana’ was a good scheme but was hijacked by some “unscrupulous elements” who were profiteering from it.
Government imposes MEP on onion exports to tame domestic prices
Government has started taking these series of price control measures to tame onion prices, which have only recently turned remunerative for farmers after remaining subdued for more than a year.
Farmers march to Mumbai's Azad Maidan for land rights, drought relief
The morcha traversed through Dadar and the JJ flyover before reaching the Maidan, adjacent to the Mumbai municipal corporation headquarters.
Centre approves Rs 4,432 cr to Odisha, Karnataka, Himachal for calamities in 2018-19
The funds will be disbursed from the National Disaster Response Fund .
World powers vowed to cut greenhouse gases. They’re still rising perilously
The world’s 20 richest nations, responsible for bulk of emissions, should take urgent steps, says the report.
Maharashtra to seek Rs 7000 crore drought assistance from Centre
He also said that since the government declared drought in October itself, the Central funds are expected to be received by January next year.
Onion importers demand relaxation in phytosanitary conditions to ease imports
The wholesale prices at Lasalgaon APMC in Nashik declined slightly this week and stabilised around Rs 40/kg.
Economic Survey 2019: How to make India's biggest job guarantee scheme work
The Economic Survey has called for regular review and amendment to the definition of ‘work’.
Karnataka seeks Rs 2,434 crore for drought relief
During severe drought and devastating floods between July and August, the state registered a loss amounting to Rs 16,662.48 crore.
Economy needs surgery, government is applying balm: Congress
Addressing a press conference here, Congress spokesperson Gaurav Vallabh also said the GST structure should be reformed, and the MGNREGA schemes should get more funds.
Normal monsoon likely: IMD update
The rainfall in August is likely to be 99 per cent of the LPA with an error margin of plus or minus 9 per cent.
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