Archive for April, 2016

Implementation of Modified Crop Insurance Scheme

Comments Off | 04-30-2016

The salient features of the Prdhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana (PMFBY) approved recently for its implementation from current Kharif 2016 season are annexed.
In addition to Agriculture Insurance Company of India Ltd. (AIC), 10 private general insurance companies namely, ICICI-Lombard, IFFCO-Tokio, HDFC-ERGO, Cholamandalam-MS, Reliance General, Future-Generali, Tata-AIG, SBI General, Universal Sompo and Bajaj-Allianz have been empanelled

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Research and Development to Increase Production of Pulses

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Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) is making continuous efforts and has taken a number of Research and Development (R&D) initiative towards pulses in the country. As a result, there has been about one-and-half-times improvement in the yield of pulses during the last 60 years from 500 kg/ha in 1954-55 to 728 kg/ha in 2014-15.
The

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“Government clarification on issues regarding M/S Agusta Westland International Limited (AWIL) “

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In the matter pertaining to acquisition of Agusta Westland helicopters, the undisputed central issue that stands out is corruption, especially bribery. Any other line of assumption, approach and effort, as is being attempted in some quarters, is misleading, tries to hide the wrong-doers and is driven by instincts of self preservation.
Ever since the new government

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Lowest Ever Energy Deficit of 2.1% in 2015-16

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During 2015-16, the energy shortage was 2.1% which is the lowest ever in a single year. This was stated by Sh. Piyush Goyal, Minister of State (IC) for Power, Coal & New and Renewable Energy in a written reply to a question in the Lok Sabha today.
As reported by the States / UTs, the details

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Rs. 94 Crore released under Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao Scheme

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In the matter pertaining to acquisition of Agusta Westland helicopters, the undisputed central issue that stands out is corruption, especially bribery. Any other line of assumption, approach and effort, as is being attempted in some quarters, is misleading, tries to hide the wrong-doers and is driven by instincts of self preservation.
Ever since the new government

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Global Crude oil price of Indian Basket was US$ 43.03 per bbl on 27.04.2016

Comments Off | 04-30-2016

The international crude oil price of Indian Basket as computed/published today by Petroleum Planning and Analysis Cell (PPAC) under the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas was US$ 43.03 per barrel (bbl) on 27.04.2016. This was higher than the price of US$ 41.68 per bbl on previous publishing day of 26.04.2016.
In rupee terms, the price

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Menopausal Hot Flashes Market Led by Estrogen Products; Market to Reach US$5.3 bn by 2023

Comments Off | 04-28-2016

Transparency Market Research Report Added “Menopausal Hot Flashes Market: Global Industry Analysis, Size, Trends and Forecast 2015 – 2023″
Menopausal Hot Flashes Market – Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2015 – 2023,
Albany, New York, USA., April 27, 2016 – (PressReleasePoint) – The global menopausal hot flashes market was recorded at US$3.8 bn

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Elemental Unveils Community Investment Fund with $90,000 Awarded in Initial Grant Cycle

Comments Off | 04-28-2016

Three local non-profit organizations addressing education, the environment and hunger will each receive $10,000 in annual grants for three years
Portland, Ore. – April 27, 2016 – Elemental Technologies, the leader in software-defined video solutions, today announced it has formed the Elemental Community Investment Fund of The Oregon Community Foundation and will award three local non-profits

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Asian Landlords Won’t Remove or Prevent Mould Growth, Leaving Tenants To Do It, Warns Fry

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Residential and commercial landlords in Hong Kong, Philippines, and elsewhere in Asia won’t remove or prevent toxic mould growth in their rental units because they don’t realize the severe health danger of mould exposure to tenants and to their buildings, advises Phillip Fry, Certified Environmental Hygienist.
Montrose, MI., April 27, 2016 – (PressReleasePoint) – ”Residential and

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The Corps Network Thanks REI Foundation for $1 million investment in 21st Century Conservation Service Corps

Comments Off | 04-28-2016

In celebration of National Park Service Centennial, funding will support projects at 19 national parks. Investment matches largest ever donation to 21CSC.
WASHINGTON, DC – The Corps Network applauds the REI Foundation’s historic $1 million investment in the 21st Century Conservation Service Corps (21CSC). Announced earlier this week, the funding will support youth engagement in stewardship

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