Maharashtra Government today said a complete loan waiver for farmers is not possible but it is looking at the possibility of restructuring cooperative crop loans to provide relief to distressed agriculturalists, who are facing losses due to natural calamities.
Moving ahead with the procurement of 75 basic trainer aircraft for the Indian Air Force (IAF), Defence Ministry has completed negotiations with Swiss company Pilatus, which emerged as the lowest bidder in the USD 1 billion deal.
Ruling out differences with ally
Congress, the National Conference on Wednesday said there was no
proposal for rotational Chief Ministership in J-K and Omar
Abdullah will continue in the post for the full six-year term.
The IAF has completed contract negotiations for its ambitious USD 238-million airfields modernisation programme and the project would now be put up for approval before the CCS, Parliament`s Committee on Defence has been informed.
As former chief minister Madhu Koda
completed one year in judicial custody on Tuesday, his close aide
Binod Sinha`s judicial custody was extended till Friday by a
special Enforcement Directorate court.
Kerala Forest Department
has completed survey for the proposed new dam at Mullaperiyar
in place of the century-old existing dam there, Water
Resources Minister N K Premachandran informed the state
Assembly on Thursday.
Flood control measures in
flood-dists of N-Bihar was almost complete with
special thrust being given to strengthening of embankments and
taking up anti-erosion work taking lessons from the 2008
deluge caused by river Kosi.
Uttar Pradesh government on Saturday
directed the concerned officials to complete all work relating
to developing basic facilities in historical towns, including
the `City of Nawabs` and Kannauj in this financial year.
In a significant step towards deep-
sea mining, India has successfully completed trial run of a
Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV) that dived more than five km
depth to map sea-bed for resources in the Indian Ocean.