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Fifth bathing festival of Prayagraj Kumbh on Feb.19

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NHRC notice to UP Govt. over unabated production of spurious liquor at Pusaina village

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Two women hacked to death for dowry in W Champaran

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Speed Post News Network Bettiah : Two women, one of them pregnant, were hacked to death on February 17, 2019, allegedly by respective their in- laws for not bringing adequate dowry. Sources More »

Police arrest arms supplier in W Champaran

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Speed Post News Network Bettiah : Police on February 17, 2019, night, arrested two persons including an arms supplier Pappu Kumar, son of Tejoo Pratap Singh of Basudeopur police out post in More »

Projects worth Rs 1387.71 Cr in Yamuna towns approved under Namami Gange

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Speed Post News Network New Delhi : At the 20th Executive Committee (EC) meeting Namami Gange held on February 15, 2019, sewerage infrastructure and other projects worth Rs 1,387.71 crore focusing on More »

 

PM to launch Integrated Cooperative Development Project in UttaraKhand on Feb.14

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New Delhi : Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Rudrapur, Uttarakhand, on February 14, 2019. During the visit, he will launch the State Integrated Cooperative Development Project and distribute loan cheques to select beneficiaries of Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Farmers Welfare Scheme.

Integrated Cooperative Development Project aims to drastically improve the rural economy in Uttarakhand by giving a boost to the co-operative, farm and allied sectors. It will help in checking the forced migration from the hills of Uttarakhand by providing adequate support to those involved in agricultural and allied activities. He will also hand over the cheque of Rs 100 crore to Chief Minister of Uttarakhand towards first instalment of fund under this project transferred by National Cooperative Development Cooperation to the State Government.

The Prime Minister will also distribute loan cheques to selected beneficiaries of Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Farmers Welfare Scheme. Under this scheme of the Uttarakhand Government,  multi-purpose loans of up to Rs one lakh will be made available to the farmers at a very low interest rate of 2 percent. The scheme is an important step towards the goal of doubling the income of farmers in the State by 2022.

PM earlier visited Uttarakhand on November 7, 2018,  to celebrate Diwali with Jawans of the Indian Army and ITBP at Harsil  and also on October 7, 2018, to address the ‘Destination Uttarakhand: Investors’ Summit 2018’ at Dehradun, according to a PIB release.

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