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Heavy showers lash Taj city

August 6th, 2012 - 11:48 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Aug 6 (IANS) After several dry days, the Taj city Monday had three spells of heavy showers that flooded low-lying areas and caused traffic jams at busy intersections. The ... Read more...

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Salient features of food bill

December 22nd, 2011 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 22 (IANS) The National Food Security Bill, 2011 introduced in the Lok Sabha Thursday has ambitious provisions to ensure access to adequate quantity of food to India's ... Read more...

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Gujarat organises event to promote millet

July 4th, 2010 - 12:05 am ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, July 3 (IANS) Gujarat Saturday celebrated "Nagli Mahotsav" to popularise delicacies made from the highly nutritious finger millet, grown in the predominantly tribal hilly district of Dang bordering Maharashtra. An official spokesperson ... Read more...

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Drought-hit Uttar Pradesh can expect rain

July 30th, 2009 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
Indo-Asian News Service Lucknow, July 30 (IANS) People in Uttar Pradesh, where 47 of the 71 districts have been declared drought-hit, can expect some relief in the coming days as the met department ... Read more...

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First good shower too little too late for farmers

July 28th, 2009 - 10:18 am ICT by IANS
By Joydeep Gupta Sohna (Haryana), July 28 (IANS) The season's first good shower came too late for Mohan Singh's rice nursery where the saplings are dead. His bajra crop is ruined too, as ... Read more...

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Irrigation sources dry up in Uttar Pradesh

July 10th, 2009 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 10 (IANS) With a weak monsoon bringing in only scanty rainfall, most lakes, ponds and other water bodies used to irrigate vast areas in Uttar Pradesh are drying up ... Read more...

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