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PM Modi pushes for Fast-Tracking of Irrigation Scheme

New Delhi, Dec 30: With an aim of benefiting farmers, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday asked central departments and ministries to fast-track implementation of the rural irrigation scheme through a multi-pronged approach, including integrating it with NREGA.

Chairing a high-level meeting involving the ministries of Agriculture, Water Resources, Rural Development, he said the ultimate goal of the Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchai Yojana (PMKSY) should be to provide irrigation to every farm.

-PTI

Defence minister Sitharaman undertakes sortie in Sukhoi

Jodhpur: Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman today took off in the IAF?s frontline combat jet Sukhoi 30 MKI from the air base here.The country's first...

Netanyahu describes Gandhi as 'humanity's great prophet'

Ahmedabad:Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu today described Mahatma Gandhi as one of the great prophets of humanity.Netanyahu arrived here thi...

Modi, Netanyahu begin roadshow in Ahmedabad

Ahmedabad:Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Israeli counterpart Benjamin Netanyahu embarked on a eight-km long roadshow from the airport to Sabarma...

ISRO releases first image taken by Cartosat-2 series satellite

Chennai: The first day image captured by India's recently launched weather observation Cartosat-2 series satellite shows a part of Indore city in Madh...