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Bahuguna distributes portfolios, retains 24 departments


April 2nd, 2012 - 12:17 am ICT by IANS
Dehradun, April 1 (IANS) Nearly two weeks after being sworn-in and two days after winning a vote of confidence, Uttarakhand Chief Minister Vijay Bahuguna Sunday allocated portfolios to his ministers.While ... Read more...

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Plan outlay for agriculture up by 18 percent in budget (Lead)


March 16th, 2012 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) Stating that agriculture will continue to be a priority sector for the government, Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Friday said total plan outlay for ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu plan outlay raised to Rs.23,535 crore


July 7th, 2011 - 12:04 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) The annual plan outlay for Tamil Nadu for 2011-12 was finalised at Rs.23,535 crore Wednesday at a meeting between Deputy Chairman of the Planning Commission ... Read more...

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India, Israel to cooperate in agriculture research (Lead, With Image)


May 3rd, 2011 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) India and Israel Tuesday agreed to enhance cooperation in agricultural research and boost bilateral trade by easing regulations and removing barriers."Agricultural cooperation with Israel can ... Read more...

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Budget focuses on farm sector: Analysts


February 28th, 2011 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 28 (IANS) In his union budget Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee has given thrust to improving infrastructure, farmers' development and raising agricultural productivity, say research analysts."Overall, it is a welcome ... Read more...

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Scope of exemptions enlarged to improve storage of agricultural produce


February 28th, 2011 - 5:05 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 28 (ANI): In the General Budget 2011-12, the scope of exemptions to improve storage and warehouse, specialty for agricultural produce has been further enlarged.Presenting the Budget in ... Read more...

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‘Farmers should be given loans at four percent’


December 15th, 2010 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 15 (IANS) A high-level working group on agriculture Wednesday recommended that agricultural loans be given at not more than four percent rate of interest and the minimum support ... Read more...

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India’s Jain Irrigation gets IFC award


October 9th, 2010 - 12:44 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 9 (IANS) India's Jain Irrigation Systems Limited has been honoured with the annual IFC Client Leadership Award for its pioneering work to promote sustainable agriculture and raise farmers' incomes through ... Read more...

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Karnataka to be partner state at India Economic Summit


September 14th, 2010 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 14 (IANS) Karnataka will be a partner state at the India Economic Summit to be held in New Delhi in November. The state was invited to be partner state by the ... Read more...

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Micro-irrigation may lead to the depletion of underground water


November 28th, 2008 - 4:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 28 (ANI): A new study has suggested that modern drip irrigation, also known as micro-irrigation, may lead to the depletion of underground water. Invented by an Israeli water engineer, micro-irrigation ... Read more...

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Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme a big hit in Manipur


March 10th, 2008 - 1:54 pm ICT by admin
By L C K Singh Moreh, Mar 10 (ANI): The National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (NREGS) is making a good impact in several villages of Manipur. In Moreh block comprising 95 villages, people ... Read more...

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