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Haryana implementing special project of Rs 435.23 cr in 36 blocks to encourage micro irrigation

Chandigarh, Feb 17 (UNI) Haryana government is implementing a special project of Rs 435.23 crore in 36 over exploited and critical blocks falling under 13 districts to encourage micro irrigation and recharge of ground water in the state.
Stating this here today, Principal Secretary, Agriculture and Farmers Welfare department Dr Abhilaksh Likhi said various activities by different departments such as Agriculture, Horticulture, Rural Development, Irrigation and Water Resources, Canal Area Development Authority and Forest were implementing under the project.
He said subsidies under mirco irrigation under these blocks have already been enhanced to 85 per cent and the cap of five hectares of land has already been removed.
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J&K Congress regjig triggers storm

17 Aug 2022 | 12:01 AM

Srinagar, August 16 (UNI) The regjig in Jammu and Kashmir Pradesh Congress Committee has triggered a storm as senior Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad has declined the new role as chairman of the Congress campaign committee, party sources said.
All India Congress Committee (AICC) on Tuesday appointed former minister Vikar Rasool Wani as new president of JKPCC. The AICC also named Azad as chairman of the campaign committee and another senior leader Tariq Karra as chairman of the party's Political Affairs Committee.

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Opposition boycotts tea party on eve of Maha Assembly session

Opposition boycotts tea party on eve of Maha Assembly session

16 Aug 2022 | 11:51 PM

Mumbai, Aug 16 (UNI) NCP's Leader of Opposition in Maharashtra Assembly, Ajit Pawar, said on Tuesday that the Opposition parties have decided to boycott the state government's customary tea party on eve of the assembly's Monsoon session, which will start here from August 17 (tomorrow).

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3 people feared washed away in flood water

16 Aug 2022 | 11:46 PM

Nashik, Aug 16 (UNI) Three people including driver and pickup van fell into flood water from a bridge was washed away in Pravara river flood water near Jorve village in Sangamner taluka in Ahmednagar district last night.

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Three die in rain related incidents in Himachal

16 Aug 2022 | 11:45 PM

Shimla, Aug 16 (UNI) Three died in various rain related mishap occurred in last 24 hrs in the state, state disaster management authority spokesperson confirmed. District administration evacuated many villages in Manali subdivision yesterday after incessant rainfall on Monday.

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Maharashtra govt announces collective singing of national anthem tomorrow at 11 am

16 Aug 2022 | 11:39 PM

Mumbai, Aug 16 (UNI) Maharashtra Government on Tuesday announced a collective singing of the national anthem at 11 am on Wednesday across the state.

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