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UP govt transfers Rs 8798.98 crore in farmers account

Lucknow, Nov 11 (UNI) Uttar Pradesh government has transferred Rs 8798.98 crore in account of farmers under Kisan Samman Nidhi scheme.

UP agriculture department sources here on Monday said that 167.12 lakh farmers were benefitted under Kisan Samman Nidhi scheme. As many as 148.44 lakh farmers received first instalment, 148.44 lakh farmers received second instalment while 124.38 farmers received third instalment of the amount under the scheme.

Under Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nishi (PM-KIsan) scheme eligible farmers will Rs 6,000 per annum will be provided to all farmers across the country in three equal instalments of Rs 2000 each in every four month.

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Tewari lays foundation stone of roads of industrial area at Chanalon:Tewari

24 Jan 2020 | 6:31 PM

Mohali/Kurali, Jan 24 (UNI) Congress MP from Sri Anandpur Sahib, Manish Tewari on Thursday said that he was committed for fulfilling demands of people of his parliamentary constituency. He was speaking after laying foundation stone of the roads of the industrial area at Chanalon, a nearby village. Sunder Sham Arora Industries and Trade Minister Punjab and former MLA Jagmohan Singh Kang were also present on the occasion.

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Congress terms J&K as 'milching cow' for BJP

24 Jan 2020 | 6:29 PM

Jammu, Jan 24 (UNI) Terming the recent visit of 36 Union Ministers to the newly-created Union Territory as a 'flop show,' the J&K Pradesh Congress Committee (JKPCC) on Friday said that Jammu and Kashmir has become a "milching cow" for BJP.

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Haryana Police seizes 187 gm heroin, 1 7 kg Marijuana

24 Jan 2020 | 6:18 PM

Chandigarh, Jan 24 (UNI) Haryana Police in separate cases have arrested nine persons on the charges of drug-peddling and seized 187.50 gram of heroin, 1.2 kg poppy straw, 1.7 kg Marijuana and 150 restricted pharma pills from their possession in Sirsa district.

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UP CM suspends 13 officers, orders departmental inquiry over corruption

24 Jan 2020 | 6:15 PM

Lucknow, Jan 24 (UNI) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath suspended 13 officials of the Badaun treasury and ordered departmental against them for non-compliance with stamp manual and laxity in work, the Chief Minister's Office informed in a series of tweets on Friday.

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Road to Karnah reopens; border towns of Keran, Machil, Gurez remain cutoff

24 Jan 2020 | 5:59 PM

Srinagar, Jan 24 (UNI) Roads to dozens of far flung and remote villages, including border town of Keran, reopened on Friday after remaining closed for three days due to slippery road conditions and accumulation of snow.

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