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Lakshadweep, Meghalaya have most women land holders; Punjab, West Bengal fewest
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Lakshadweep, Meghalaya have most women land holders; Punjab, W...

Lakshadweep and Meghalaya are the best among all 35 states and union territories of India at providing land rights to women, while Punjab and West Bengal are the worst, according to an index created by the Bhubaneswar-based Center for Land Governance, an arm ... Sify, 4 days ago

R-Day sees season’s 2nd-worst fog spell, 12 airports hit

A blanket of ‘very dense’ fog, stretching from as far as East Pakistan to north Bengal, was recorded on the morning of Republic Day, making it the second such episode of severe fog this winter. Unlike the earlier one on Christmas, the current fog ...
 DNA4 weeks ago
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Winter across India to be colder than last year: IMD

Winter this year is likely to be colder than last year but warmer than normal across the country, particularly in the northern region, the India Meteorological Department said today.During the period between December, 2017 and February, 2018, warmer than normal maximum and minimum temperatures are likely across the country, the IMD said."However, the season's mean temperatures in most of the subdivisions are likely to be cooler than last year," IMD Director General K J Ramesh said.The season's ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago

Mamata renames Darjeeling road after Subhas Ghising

Returning to the northern Bengal hills after a break of seven months, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday named a road after Subhas Ghising - whose Gorkha National Liberation Front had led a violent movement for Gorkhaland for two decades ...
 Prokerala2 weeks ago BJP funding secessionist movements in Bengal: Mamata  Prokerala2 weeks ago

Parts of Bengal get respite with rise in night temperatures

A rise in the night temperatures was seen in the western and southern parts of West Bengal while the northern and eastern districts continued to reel under the severe cold conditions that has plagued the people of the state for the last few days.The mercury ...
 Prokerala1 month ago
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Agroforestry boosts rice and biodiversity in India

For the tough, weather-beaten farmers in the rural heartland of West Bengal, agroforestry is an age-old tradition that even finds mention in their folklore. In the remote village of Bhattadighi, a group of women farmers observes a unique ritual, known as ...
 catchnews.com1 month ago
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Ganga to get country's first inland waterway

The project would facilitate the Inland Waterways Authority of India (IWAI) to put in place infrastructure and navigation services needed to develop the waterway. The Union government and the World Bank have signed a $375 million loan agreement for developing the country's first modern inland waterway on the river Ganga between Varanasi and the seaport of Haldia. The 1,360 km-stretch of the waterway will bring thousands of jobs in cargo logistics and transportation to one of the most populous ...
 Rediff.com2 weeks ago
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US issues 'exercise increased caution' advisory for its citizens travelling to India

[United States], January 11 (ANI): The U.S. State Department has launched its new travel advisory system that will provide U.S. citizens with clear, timely, and reliable safety and security information worldwide. The U.S. also issued 'exercise increased ...
 Sify1 month ago 'Exercise increased caution' while travelling to India: US tells citizens  Sify1 month ago

REFILE-India's federal auditor slams Modi's slow Ganges clean-up

(Refiles to make clear 2014 was a general election, paragraph6) By Aditya Kalra NEW DELHI, Dec 29 (Reuters) - India has spent less than aquarter of the funds available for a programme to clean up theGanges river over the last two years, a federal audit has ...
 Sify1 month ago Corrected: CAG slams Modi's slow Ganges clean-up  Sify1 month ago

Pak snipers kill BSF soldier on his birthday

Pakistan provoked India again on Wednesday when its snipers shot dead a BSF head constable along the International Border (IB) in the Samba sector of Jammu division. The incident occurred in the afternoon, when Pakistani Rangers shot at RP Hazra, causing him ...
 DNA1 month ago
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