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Govt., bankers yet to arrive at a formula to resolve NPAs

Loan waiver scheme will benefit about 23.71 lakh accounts in commercial banks As the government’s ambitious farm loan waiver scheme enters the crucial data sanitisation phase, the knotty issue of resolving non-performing assets (NPA) in the agriculture sector still remains to be addressed. The bankers and the government are yet …

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‘Natural farming is the way forward’

‘Natural farming is the way forward’

Farmers of Palvai cluster deserve praise for leading by example, says official Zero Budget Natural Farming is the only solution to meet the country’s food needs in the future, said Special Chief Secretary B. Rajasekhar on Wednesday, complimenting the farmers at the Palvai cluster in Anantapur district. The world’s population …

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Jagan: question Naidu on unkept promises

Jagan: question Naidu on unkept promises

‘TDP government did precious little for Titli victims’ YSRCP president Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy on Wednesday alleged that the TDP government had completely ignored the development of all the 13 districts in the State and the capital region, Amaravati. He urged the people to question Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu …

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SC bars T.N. from transferring Nilgiris Collector

SC bars T.N. from transferring Nilgiris Collector

Move to protect official’s actions in elephant corridor The Supreme Court on Wednesday barred the Tamil Nadu government from transferring the Nilgiris District Collector without the court’s prior permission. A Bench led by Justice Madan B. Lokur passed the order to protect the District Collector from any backlash in the …

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1 lakh concrete houses will be built for cyclone-hit: CM

1 lakh concrete houses will be built for cyclone-hit: CM

Edappadi visits affected places in Nagapattinam and Tiruvarur districts Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami on Wednesday announced that over one lakh houses will be built as part of a scheme to rehabilitate those who had lost their huts during Cyclone Gaja. A senior IAS official would be appointed the Special …

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After Duraimurugan snub, Vaiko calls on Stalin

After Duraimurugan snub, Vaiko calls on Stalin

Avoids questions on tie-up ; says DMK-led alliance will win the elections MDMK leader Vaiko met DMK president M.K. Stalin at Anna Arivalayam to put to rest speculation about a brewing unrest in the DMK-led alliance. Mr. Vaiko had conveyed publicly that his supporters were unhappy with the statement of …

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Hockey World Cup: India seeks to end 43-year wait

Hockey World Cup: India seeks to end 43-year wait

India take on South Africa in their opening game The city of Bhubaneswar loves its hockey and its hockey stars and it makes it very evident. The Biju Pattnaik International Airport declares it the moment you enter — huge cut-outs of both Indian and foreign stars, a massive sand art …

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RBI Governor stresses need for autonomy of central bank

House panel on finance told monetary policy must be exclusive domain of bank Reserve Bank of India Governor Urjit Patel batted for autonomy of the institution in strong terms in his deposition before the Parliamentary Panel on Finance on Tuesday. Mr. Patel made a presentation on the impact of demonetisation …

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