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Krushi Bhagya scheme extended to Horticulture Dept

Bengaluru, Sep 4 (UNI) The Karnataka Cabinet today decided toextend its 'Krushi Bhagya' scheme to Horticulture Department andapproved to set aside Rs 200 Crore this year for implementation onthe lines of Agriculture Department. Under the scheme, 90 per cent subsidy will be provided to farmersbelonging to SC/ST who grow Fruits, vegetables under Poly Houses. 50per cent financial assistance will be given to farmers belonging toother community, Minister for Law and Parliamentary Affairs T BJayachandra said. Briefing newsmen after the Cabinet meeting here, Mr Jayachandra said that the Krushi Bhagya Scheme will be implemented in 128 Taluks of25 districts in the State as announced in the Budget. He said that the Cabinet has approved extension of the scheme under whichagriculture machineries will be given on low rent for the benefit offarmers. Already the scheme is implemented in 500 hoblies and itwill be extended to remaining 250 hoblies in the State on PublicPrivate Participation Basis. Private firms with annual turnover ofabove Rs 10 lakh will be provided Rs 2.5 lakh subsidy and forthose below Rs 10 lakh turnover, in addition, tosubsidy assistance to purchase agriculture equipment. Rs 122 Crorewas earmarked for this purpose.UNI MSP CS 1635
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Kerala Tourism website gets all-time high traffic in 2018–19

26 May 2019 | 5:03 PM

Thiruvananthapuram, May 26 (UNI) Three major campaigns launched by Kerala Tourism, including the one on blooming of Neelakurunji flower, and the Clint Memorial International Painting Competition, helped its website -- www.

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Look-Out notice against former Kolkata Police Commissioner in Saradha Scam investigation

26 May 2019 | 5:01 PM

Kolkata, May 26 (UNI) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probing the Rs multi-crore Saradha chit fund scam under Supreme Court directive, has issued a lookout notice against former Kolkata Police Commissioner Rajeev Kumar, accused of suppressing facts and walloping vital documents while he was investigating the ponzi scam in 2013-14.

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National Summit of Tel FMC on May 30

26 May 2019 | 4:58 PM

Hyderabad, May 26 (UNI) The 7th National Summit of Telangana Facility Management Council (FMC) will be held at Anvaya Conventional Hall, Gachibowli here on May 30.

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Famous Sunday market in Srinagar abuzz with customers ahead of Eid

Famous Sunday market in Srinagar abuzz with customers ahead of Eid

26 May 2019 | 4:37 PM

Srinagar, May 26 (UNI) With over a week left for Eid-ul-Fitr, the famous 3-km-long Sunday market, in the summer capital, Srinagar, was abuzz with customers, who had come from different parts of the valley.

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Farmer shot dead in Baghpat

26 May 2019 | 4:28 PM

Baghpat, May 26 (UNI) A farmer guarding his field from stray animals, was shot dead in Chhaprauli area, police said here on Sunday.

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