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MP Govt ayes Sanwer Project

Bhopal, July 4 (UNI) In a crucial decision that shall translate into direct benefit for 272 villages across three districts of Madhya Pradesh, the dispensation on Saturday approved the Rs 2,358.75-crore Sanwer Micro Lift Irrigation Project, it was officially learnt.
The meeting in question, conducted with Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan in the Chair, witnessed the senior politician issuing directives vis-à-vis commencement of work after completion of procedures. Water Resources Minister Tulsiram Silawat and Chief Secretary Iqbal Singh Bains were among those in attendance.

“The water will irrigate 65,000 hectares of 182 villages within Indore District; 13,000 ha of 80 in Khargone and 2,000 of ten within Ujjain. A pressurised piped canal system shall be laid to provide the facility in villages benefitting from the Omkareshwar reservoir. A total of 31 cumec shall be lifted including 1.50 cumec for potable purpose and a like quantum for industrial utilisation. As much as 0.285 MAF will be used in the venture,” Mr Chouhan averred.
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UP: 4814 test +ve, 58 die

15 Aug 2020 | 7:15 PM

Lucknow, Aug 15 (UNI) As many as 4814 tested positive for COVID-19 in Uttar Pradesh on Saturday, taking the state tally past 1.5 lakh-mark.

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Robust India rising on global horizon under Modi’s guidance: MP CM

15 Aug 2020 | 7:11 PM

Bhopal, Aug 15 (UNI) On the country’s 74th Independence Day, as a proud and grateful nation bowed in unalloyed reverence to those who made the supreme sacrifice during India’s struggle for freedom from the Raj, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan unfurled the glorious Tricolour during the state-level function conducted at Motilal Nehru Stadium here.
On this momentous occasion, the veteran leader extended greetings to citizens and took the salute. The parade comprised contingents of women personnel of the Special Armed Force besides district forces, Government Railway Police, Hawk Force, Special Task Force, Home Guard, Jails Department and Police Band, it was officially learnt.

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Wanted miscreant held in Lucknow

15 Aug 2020 | 7:11 PM

Lucknow, Aug 15 (UNI) A wanted criminal, carrying a reward of Rs 20,000 on his head, was arrested by the police in the Krishnanagar area of Lucknow on Saturday.

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J&K sees 7 more Covid deaths, 532 new cases

J&K sees 7 more Covid deaths, 532 new cases

15 Aug 2020 | 7:09 PM

Srinagar, Aug 15 (UNI) Seven people, including five from Kashmir and two from Jammu, died due to COVID-19 during the last 24 hours, taking the death toll due to the infection to 527 in the Union Territory, where 532 fresh cases were detected on Saturday.

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Samajwadis should unite: Shivpal

15 Aug 2020 | 7:08 PM

Etawah, Aug 15 (UNI) Pragatisheel Samajwadi Party Lohia (PSPL) chief Shivpal Yadav has indicated that to make the 2022 Assembly elections in their favour, all the ‘Samajwadis’ should be united.

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