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Guj govt announces special assistance package for farmers against crop damage

Gandhinagar, Nov 13 (UNI) Gujarat government has announced a special assistance package of Rs 700 crores for around 4,00,000 farmers in the state whose crops have been damaged due to excessive rain in the western state this year, Deputy CM cum Finance Minister Nitin Patel said here on Wednesday.

He said that the farmers whose more than 33 pc crops have been damaged would receive a compensation of Rs 13,500 crore per hectare of land in irrigated areas while those in non-irrigated areas would get Rs 6,800 per hectare.

Patel said that the decision was taken in the cabinet meeting today. He said that it has also been decided to start the purchase of groundnut at MSP from November 18.

Notably, the state has received around 146 pc rain this year which was third highest in any year in the last three decades.
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Iconic tigress Sharmili found dead in Pench

11 Dec 2019 | 6:43 PM

Nagpur, Dec 11 (UNI) The iconic tigress Sharmili of Pench-Teliya Buffer Zone was found dead under mysterious circumstances near Khandasa village, on Maharashtra-Madhya Pradesh border, on Wednesday, sources said.

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30-yr-old man arrested for raping young woman, making video of act viral on social media

11 Dec 2019 | 6:29 PM

Thane, Dec 11 (UNI) A 30-year-old man Dombivili town of the district was on Wednesday arrested by the police on the charge of allegedly raping a 20-year-old woman and making the video of the act viral on social media.

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Mah: 25 SDPI workers detained during protest against CAB

11 Dec 2019 | 6:08 PM

Aurangabad, Maharashtra, Dec 11 (UNI) Around 25 workers of the Social Democratic Party of India (SDPI) were reportedly detained here on Wednesday during their sit-in against the Citizen Amendment Bill (CAB) of 2019.

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Ahmedabad court rejects anticipatory bail to key functionaries in DPS case

11 Dec 2019 | 5:48 PM

Ahmedabad, Dec 11 (UNI) A local court here on Wednesday rejected the anticipatory bail pleas of Manjula P Shroff, the MD cum CEO of the Kalorex foundation trust that ran Delhi Public School-East, its former trustee Hiten Vasant and former principal Anita Dua in connection with a sensational case of fraud regarding alleged faking of documents and not following the legal procedure for obtaining various permissions for the school.

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Lowest min temp of 3 8 degrees C recorded at Ludhiana

11 Dec 2019 | 5:18 PM

Pune, Dec 11 (UNI) Night temperatures were above normal in some parts of Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram, Tripura, Gangetic West Bengal, Jharkhand, east Rajasthan, Gujarat region, Chhattisgarh, coastal Andhra Pradesh, Rayalaseema, Tamil Nadu, coastal Karnataka as well as in remaining parts of Odisha, Bihar, Madhya Pradesh, Saurashtra and Kutch, and madhya Maharashtra.

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