Daily Archives: August 10, 2017

Drought threat looms over half of Maharashtra


Over half of Maharashtra is under the shadow of drought as 254 out of around 380 talukas in the state have received a below average rainfall till now this year. Only 61 talukas have received an average or above average rainfall upto August 8, while 51 talukas have received between 25 to 50 per cent of average rainfall, as per ...

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RBI to pay Rs 30,659 crore dividend to govt


The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) today said it will pay Rs 30,659 crore dividend to the government for the year ended June 30, less than half of what it paid in the previous year. The central bank had in the previous year paid Rs 65,876 crore dividend to the government. “The Reserve Bank’s Central Board, at its meeting held ...

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France’s Chamonix to sign pact with Uttarakhand Government to develop Auli, Bedni as ski hot spots


The Uttrakhand Department of Tourism will sign a memorandum of understanding with the Mayor of Chamonix Valley for developing Auli, Bedni Bugyal and Gorsaon (Chamoli), as a world-class winter ski destinations. Tourism Minister Satpal Maharaj said the memorandum would be signed on Thursday by the Department of Tourism with the Mayor of Chamonix Valley in the presence of the French ...

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