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Give us toilet papers at least, BWSSB told - Times of India

Give us toilet papers at least, BWSSB told - Times of India | Wat's up India ? | Scoop.it
Give us toilet papers at least, BWSSB toldTimes of IndiaBANGALORE: "You won't supply water anyway. Give us toilet papers at least!
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Microsoft India store down after hackers apparently show user data - The Economic Times

Microsoft India store down after hackers apparently show user data - The Economic Times | Wat's up India ? | Scoop.it
The Microsoft Store India (www.microsoftstore.co.in) website showed an error message promising to restore access as quickly as possible.
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5 sectors in India that are hiring NRIs and expats right now

5 sectors in India that are hiring NRIs and expats right now | Wat's up India ? | Scoop.it
Every few months, headhunting firms and recruitment consultants release surveys about hiring trends in the country and in the recent past, every survey has something for the Non Resident Indian....
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Onion surplus sees price slide in mktsdue to crop surpluscrop surplus - Times of India

Onion surplus sees price slide in mktsdue to crop surpluscrop surplus - Times of India | Wat's up India ? | Scoop.it
Onion surplus sees price slide in mktsdue to crop surpluscrop surplusTimes of IndiaNASHIK: Even three weeks after the government reduced the Minimum Export Price (MEP), the average wholesale prices of onion have stabilized in Lasalgaon APMC...
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Govt to fund $1 bn to invest in ideas to uplift poor - Hindustan Times

Government plans to launch a $1 billion fund by June-July, with an initial capital of 5 billion rupees ($97.02 million), to invest in ideas that will generate services and products to uplift the poor, a top government official told reporters today.
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Paddy prices in West Bengal drop on high production

Paddy prices in West Bengal drop on high production | Wat's up India ? | Scoop.it
KOLKATA: A high kharif paddy production 2011-12 coupled with almost zero exports to Bangladesh has pushed down paddy prices in Bengal. Paddy is selling around Rs 850-900 per quintal below the...
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Solar ATMs Bring Change(s) to Rural India

Solar ATMs Bring Change(s) to Rural India | Wat's up India ? | Scoop.it
These new ATMs bring much needed access to personal bank accounts, without raising costs.
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Now, Tokyo swoons to 'kolaveri di', Dhanush at PM's dinner - The Economic Times

Now, Tokyo swoons to 'kolaveri di', Dhanush at PM's dinner - The Economic Times | Wat's up India ? | Scoop.it
On Wednesday evening, visiting Japanese PM Yoshihiko Noda had a special guest at his dinner with Prime Minister Manmohan Singh: Dhanush, the current rage after his sensational hit, 'kolaveri di'.
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Petrol prices may go up by Rs 2.25 from January 1 - The Economic Times

Petrol prices may go up by Rs 2.25 from January 1 - The Economic Times | Wat's up India ? | Scoop.it
State-run oil firms plan to raise petrol prices by about Rs 2.25 a litre from Sunday unless the government asks them to defer the move.
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NHM joins hands with Israel to share expertise in vegetable farming - The Economic Times

NHM joins hands with Israel to share expertise in vegetable farming - The Economic Times | Wat's up India ? | Scoop.it
To provide good quality vegetable seedlings throughout the year,NHM has joined hands with Israel to develop expertise in vegetable farming...
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India Plans Price Curbs on Potash, Phosphate Fertilizers

India may re-introduce state controls on retail prices of some fertilizers after soil nutrient rates almost doubled in the past nine months, Srikant Jena, junior fertilizer minister said.
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IIM-A's agribusiness management programme ranked world's No 1 - The Times of India

IIM-A's agribusiness management programme ranked world's No 1 - The Times of India | Wat's up India ? | Scoop.it
Success in the green fields has been doubled up by the success in the classrooms in the state.
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Farmer commits suicide

KEONJHAR: A 27-year-old farmer committed suicide after consuming pesticide in Saras village under Sadar block on Friday. The farmer was identified as Dilip Kumar Nayak.Maheswar Sahu, state president...
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Mangoes reach market in Feb, but fruits cost a bomb - Times of India

Mangoes reach market in Feb, but fruits cost a bomb - Times of India | Wat's up India ? | Scoop.it
Mangoes reach market in Feb, but fruits cost a bombTimes of IndiaEveryday, about 1000 boxes of mangoes from Sindhudurg, Ratnagiri and Raigad are being offloaded at the Vashi Agriculture Produce Market Committee (APMC).
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IIT-Delhi scientists develop autos that run on hydrogen; cause negligible pollution - The Economic Times

IIT-Delhi scientists develop autos that run on hydrogen; cause negligible pollution - The Economic Times | Wat's up India ? | Scoop.it
After three decades of research, scientists at IIT-Delhi scientists have developed autos that run on hydrogen and cause negligible pollution...
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Navi Mumbai to get state's first marina - Hindustan Times

Mid-DayNavi Mumbai to get state's first marinaHindustan TimesIf all goes as per City and Industrial Development Corporation's (Cidco) plan, Navi Mumbai will soon get state's first — a harbour to park boats and yachts — and a waterfront to promote...
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How a 21-year-old ended up in India with a bag full of solar flashlights

How a 21-year-old ended up in India with a bag full of solar flashlights | Wat's up India ? | Scoop.it
Grist is proud to present the Change Gang -- profiles of people who are leading change on the ground toward a more sustainable society and a greener planet. Some we've written about before; some ar...
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Singapore govt builds 1 pct stake in Reliance Industries

Singapore govt builds 1 pct stake in Reliance Industries | Wat's up India ? | Scoop.it
MUMBAI (Reuters) - The government of Singapore held a stake of just over 1 percent in Reliance Industries ( RELI.NS ), the energy-based conglomerate controlled by Mukesh Ambani, India's richest person, according to data as of December 31 on the...
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India’s forest cover falling: Study - The Economic Times

India’s forest cover falling: Study - The Economic Times | Wat's up India ? | Scoop.it
India’s forest cover has declined by 367 sq km between 2007 and 2009. While the figure may not seem alarming, it runs counter to the impression that afforestation and conservation programmes are yielding results.
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China to step up outbound investment to $560 bn by 2015 - Economic Times

China to step up outbound investment to $560 bn by 2015 - Economic Times | Wat's up India ? | Scoop.it
China to step up outbound investment to $560 bn by 2015Economic TimesBEIJING: With exports markets declining and FDI inflows slowing down due to global economic crisis, China plans to reorient its foreign trade by stepping up outbound direct investment...
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People rush to install rain water harvesting | | | The New Indian Express

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Government releases 17.16 lakh tonnes sugar for Jan'12 - The Economic Times

Government releases 17.16 lakh tonnes sugar for Jan'12 - The Economic Times | Wat's up India ? | Scoop.it
The government today allocated 17.16 lakh tonnes of sugar for sale in the open market and distribution through ration shops during the next month.
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Shankar Acharya: Agriculture: be like Gujarat

In the 60 years since 1950 Indian agriculture has recorded an average growth rate of 2.7 per cent per year.
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Tap bio-diversity in nature for better harvest

Tap bio-diversity in nature for better harvest | Wat's up India ? | Scoop.it
POLLACHI: Over 800 farmers from across the district have gathered to hear Subash Palekar on the merits of his method of doing agriculture, which he describes as zero budget natural farming. And, he...
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Gujarat potato farmers seek central aid due to falling prices - The Economic Times

Gujarat potato farmers seek central aid due to falling prices - The Economic Times | Wat's up India ? | Scoop.it
Gujarat Potato Producing Farmers' Cooperative Committee (GPPFCC) has sought financial assistance of Rs 700 crore from the union government due to falling prices.
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