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AP district leads rain water harvesting initiative

Anantapur, Oct 10 (UNI) Andhra Pradesh district Anantapur bagged first place in digging more than on lakh farm ponds as part of rain water harvesting and increasing ground water level in the country.
Farmers as well as officials have striven hard to win the first place in farm ponds with the initiative of state government.
Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu congratulated the past and present collectors Kona Sasidhar and G Veerapandian of Anantapur district for achieving the credit and presented a citation on Wednesday.
It may be noted that the state government has taken up the initiative of digging farm ponds to benefit the farmers through water harvesting measures in all the 13 districts. Taking the message of the government as a mission the farmers and officials of lowest rain fall, district Anantapur completed digging of 1,04,358 farm ponds to prevent migration of farmers.
Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu has taken up the programme to make Anantapur a drought proof district.
As a result of the farm ponds now farmers are able to protect their standing crops including horticulture in a big way.
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Advanced military communication satellite GSAT-7A for IAF set for launch on Dec 19

12 Dec 2018 | 5:36 PM

Chennai, Dec 12 (UNI) In a record seventh mission in 2018, the
Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) will launch 2,250 kg
GSAT-7A, India's Advanced Military Communication satellite,
GSLV-F11 from the spaceport of Sriharikota on December 19.

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12 Dec 2018 | 5:33 PM

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Omar congratulates Rahul, blames Modi's policies for BJP's drubbing in 3 'heartland states'

12 Dec 2018 | 5:33 PM

Srinagar, Dec 12 (UNI) Congratulating Congress President Rahul Gandhi for the success of his party in the recently-concluded Assembly elections to the five states, National Conference (NC) Vice President Omar Abdullah on Wednesday said the blame of BJP's loss in three 'heartland states' should go to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his policies, as he took the credit for earlier victories.

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Niranjan promises sops to farmers if Congress voted to power in Odisha in 2019 elections

12 Dec 2018 | 5:28 PM

Bhubaneswar, Dec 12 (UNI) Odisha Pradesh Congress chief Niranan Patnaik today promised a slew of sops to the farmers of the state if the Congress is voted to power in the 2019 Assembly elections.

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12 Dec 2018 | 5:27 PM

A few selected students/interns/residents from Swami Vivekanand Subharti University, will be sent to Pondicherry University, for a short period and similarly few interns/residents of Pondicherry University, will be sent to Swami Vivekanand Subharti University for participating in academic programs at their level.

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