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J&K Floods Update: Death Toll Shoots up to 400 Despite Massive Rescue Operations

Jammu and Kashmir flood situation turns worse with death toll mounting to more than 400 on Tuesday, with tens of thousands still trapped on rooftops and 2,000 villages submerged in waters in Kashmir valley, despite a massive rescue and relief operations taken up on war-footing by the Indian Armed Forces. A senior official from India’s National Disaster Response Force was ...

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1000 Crore for Rail Connectivity in North East Announced in Budget 2014-15

The Finance Minister Shri Arun Jaitley announced some major initiatives for North Eastern States and the States of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana while presenting the General Budget for 2014-15 in Lok Sabha today. In his maiden budget speech FM Shri Jaitley said, Rs. 100 crore is being provided for development of organic farming in North Eastern States in the current ...

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India kicks off $400 million mega-project to connect all villages with broadband

India has decided to take up a mega-project worth $400 million to connect all the villages called the National Optical Fiber Network for Broadband connectivity of Panchayats to enhance inclusive growth in the country and strengthen the economic acitivity in rurral India. The scheme will extend the existing optical fiber network which is available up to district / block HQ’s ...

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