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25 January, 2018 6:40 PM Lift irrigation schemes willget a major boost, says Uma

Project cost ₹1,824 cr.; ‘work will start on seven in three districts soon’ Work will begin soon on seven lift irrigations schemes in Anantapur, Guntur and Krishna districts to create an additional ayacut of 34,209 acres and stabilise 22,323 acres at an estimated cost of ₹1,824 crore, Minister Water Resources Devineni Umamaheswara Rao has said. Talking 53

25 January, 2018 6:38 PM ‘Safe drinking water to villages in 3 years’

Projects worth ₹16,000 crore to be completed in first phase The State government would take up projects worth ₹22,000 crore to provide safe drinking water to all rural households, State Municipal Administration Minister P. Narayana said on Thursday. Reviewing the drought situation in Prakasam district along with Environment Minister Sidda Raghava Rao and district 54

23 December, 2017 12:49 PM Germany, France urge end to renewed fighting in east Ukraine

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron are urging both sides in eastern Ukraine to live up to cease-fire agreements amid a recent upswing in clashes between Russia-backed separatists and Ukrainian forces. Ms. Merkel and Mr. Macron issued a joint statement on Saturday urging combatants to observe the Minsk agreements aimed 63

17 December, 2017 2:12 AM Sainik Schools to be more affordable

In a bid to make Sainik Schools more affordable for the middle- and lower-middle class, the Defence Ministry is considering a revision of the current fee structure, Vice Chief of Army Staff Lieutenant General Sarath Chand has said. Lt. Gen. Sarath Chand was speaking at the passing-out parade of the class XII cadets of Sainik School, Kazhakuttam, on Saturday 88

9 December, 2017 1:59 AM Families hit by cyclone to get ₹1.7 crore urgent relief

8,540 families in Chellanam and Vypeen to benefit; 290 fishers return on Friday As many as 8,540 cyclone-hit fishing families of Chellanam and Vypeen will together receive an urgent solatium of ₹1.7 crore. Each family will get a sum of ₹2,000 based on a list prepared by the Fisheries Department. The money has already been handed over to the department 51

8 December, 2017 5:32 PM ‘Will campaign for TDP if it completes HNSS by 2019’

Polavaram alone can bring assured water to projects: Raghuveera APCC president N. Raghuveera Reddy on Friday said he would canvass for the TDP if it ensured the completion of the Handri Neeva Sujala Sravanti (HNSS) project before the 2019 elections. Mr. Reddy was speaking after performing ‘abhishekam’ to the statue of Sri Krishnadevaraya at Penukonda 48

7 November, 2017 7:34 PM 117 tanks reach full storage

The present water level in the 519 tanks in Vellore district stands at 3,100 mcft A total of 117 tanks maintained by the Public Works Department (PWD) across Vellore district have filled up so far. The PWD maintains a total of 519 tanks in the district. Of this, water level has reached the full storage capacity in 117 tanks – 25 each in Katpadi and Walajah 49

3 November, 2017 5:59 PM Vegetable export unit yet to open

A year since the inauguration of the integrated vegetable and banana pack house, meant to facilitate exports, the unit is yet to become functional. It is the first such initiative of the Vegetable And Fruit Promotion Council Keralam (VFPCK) in the State. When the unit was inaugurated by Agriculture Minister V.S. Sunil Kumar in November last year, the farming 79

1 November, 2017 6:31 PM Water release from Sathanur dam stopped as inflow dips

Present storage capacity is 6,942 mcft as against dam’s total capacity of 7,321 mcft After water was released from the Sathanur Dam on October 10, the discharge was stopped two days ago. The inflow to the dam has dwindled, following which, the discharge was halted. According to officials of the Public Works Department (PWD), water level stood at 117.30 feet of the dam’s 49

1 November, 2017 3:52 AM Exxon To Pay $300 Million To Resolve U.S. Pollution Cases

The case is among the most notable environmental enforcement actions by the Trump administration. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson was Exxon CEO until late last year. ExxonMobil Corp. agreed to pay more than $300 million to resolve air pollution violations tied to eight chemical plants in Texas and Louisiana, one of a pair of environmental settlements 87