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Last hurdle for Ken Betwa link over: Uma Bharti

Last hurdle for Ken Betwa link over: Uma Bharti
Uma Bharti

New Delhi, Dec 26 (UNI) Union Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation Minister Uma Bharti today announced that last hurdle for Ken Betwa river link project is over. Addressing a function here, the Minister said wildlife board has cleared the project and after deciding its funding pattern, the formal construction work will start. Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and Ms Bharti handed over a cheque of Rs 1981.54 crore issued by NABARD to Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu for Polavaram irrigation project at the event. On the occasion, Ms Bharti said the Government has declared it as a national project and all future expenditure on it will be borne by the Centre. The Minister said all irrigation projects under Prime Minister Krishi Sinchayee Yojana (PMKSY) and Accelerated Irrigation Benefits Programme (AIBP) including Polavaram will completed by the year 2019. 'This will help in irrigating additional 80 lakh hct agricultural land,' she said. Ms Bharti also handed over a cheque of Rs 830 crore issued by NABARD to irrigation Minister of Maharashtra Gireesh Dattatreya Mahajan and a cheque of Rs 463 crore to the Deputy Chief Minister and Irrigation Minister of Gujarat Nitin Bhai Patel as financial assistance for various irrigation projects. The Minister said 26 irrigation projects of Maharashtra will be completed by the year 2018. Most of these are in drought prone districts of the State. UNI NY RSA 2007

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Former Congress RS MP K C Ramamurthy joins BJP

Former Congress RS MP K C Ramamurthy joins BJP

22 Oct 2019 | 3:58 PM

New Delhi, Oct 22 (UNI) Former Congress Rjya Sabha lawmaker K C Ramamurthy joined the long list of people who have drifted towards the BJP after Prime Minister Narendra Modi stormed back to power at the Centre in the Lok Sabha elections.

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Satish Chandra Dubey takes oath as RS member

Satish Chandra Dubey takes oath as RS member

22 Oct 2019 | 3:12 PM

New Delhi, Oct 22 (UNI) BJP leader Satish Chandra Dubey on Tuesday took oath as a member of Rajya Sabha from Bihar.

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UNI NEWS DIGEST AT 1500 HRS FOR OCTOBER 22, 2019

22 Oct 2019 | 3:09 PM

New Delhi : INX media corruption case: SC grants bail to Chidambaram (DI4)
Ottawa : Trudeau wins Canada elections (DF 3)
Hyderabad : PSBs Merger: Banking services affected as nearly 3 lakh employees participates in strike (MS 1)
Ranchi : Ranchi Test: India thrash South Africa by innings and 202 runs, register historic 3-0 clean sweep (SPD 5)
New Delhi : UTs of J&K, Ladakh to get benefits of 7th Pay Commission from Oct 31 (DI 7)
: Satish Chandra Dubey takes oath as RS member (DI 10)
Jammu : Two civilians injured as Pakistan violates ceasefire in Poonch (DR13)
: Excellent meeting with Nobel Laureate Banerjee: PM (DI 5)
Kohima : Nagaland Govt.

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Large part of my own work in India is on education, says Nobel Laureate Banerjee

Large part of my own work in India is on education, says Nobel Laureate Banerjee

22 Oct 2019 | 3:07 PM

New Delhi, Oct 22 (UNI) Nobel Laureate Abhijit Banerjee said on Tuesday that a large part of his work in India is directed towards education and improving quality of teaching.

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UTs of J&K, Ladakh to get benefits of 7th Pay Commission from Oct 31

UTs of J&K, Ladakh to get benefits of 7th Pay Commission from Oct 31

22 Oct 2019 | 1:59 PM

New Delhi, Oct 22 (UNI) The Centre has announced to extend the benefits as per the recommendations of 7th Pay Commission to all Government employees of Jammu and Kashmir from October 31, an official release said here.

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