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Category: Natural Calamity

6 Arrested For Violence In Seelampur :CAA

(New Delhi)6 Arrested For Violence In Seelampur :CAA
The Delhi Police has arrested six people in connection with the violence that ensued in Seelampur following protests over the Citizenship Amendment Act.Two Bikes Of Traffic Police Were Also Torched And Policemen Were Injured
Two FIRs were registered in connection with the case on Tuesday and six people were arrested on Wednesday,

पराली नहीं जलाने वाले 29,000 किसानों को मिला मुआवजा ₹१९ करोड़

(चंडीगढ़,पँजांब)पराली नहीं जलाने वाले 29,000 किसानों को मिला मुआवजा ₹१९ करोड़
पंजाब सरकार ने पराली नहीं जलाने वाले और गैर बासमती चावल की फसल लेने वाले 29,343 छोटे और सीमांत किसानों के बीच 19 करोड़ रूपये का वितरण किया है।
सरकार ने उन छोटे और सीमांत किसानों को 2500 रूपये प्रति एकड़ देने का फैसला किया है जो पराली जलाने से दूर रहे हैं। पराली जलाने से बहुत वायु प्रदूषण फैलता है।
कृषि सचिव केएस पन्नू के अनुसार मुआवजा सीधे किसानों के बैंक खातों में पहुंचा दिया गया।
अबबतक 85,000 आवेदन आए हैं । आवेदन देने की अंतिम तारीख 30 नवंबर है।

Shrinking Dal Lake Declared Eco Sensitive Zone

(Jammu)Shrinking Dal Lake Declared Eco Sensitive Zone
The Jammu and Kashmir government has set up a ten-member committee to declare Srinagar’s famous Dal Lake and its surrounding areas as an eco-sensitive zone (ESZ), following concerns over its shrinking size.
Pollution and encroachments have resulted in the Dal Lake shrinking from its original area of 22 square kilometers to about 10 square kilometers, according to an assessment by the Dredging Corporation of India (DCI) in 2017.
The DCI also found that the world-famous lake’s capacity has shrunk to about 40 per cent and that its water quality has deteriorated.

Capt Opens Treasure for Stubble Burner Farmers in Punjab

(ChdPb) Capt Uses Baton on Stubble Burner Farmers
Capt ordered to Open Treasure for Stubble Burner Farmers in Punjab
Punjab Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh on Friday ordered the state’s agriculture department to provide financial assistance to small and marginal farmers who had not burnt any paddy straw.
The chief minister also ordered stringent action against violators of the ban on stubble burning, in compliance with the apex court’s directives on penalization of such farmers, according to an official statement issued here.
Singh chaired a high-level meeting to discuss the implications of the Supreme Court orders, which would put an additional burden on the cash strapped state, which was already reeling under fiscal problems in the GST regime.
The meeting was informed that more than 900 FIRs had so far been registered against erring farmers, mostly in Muktsar and Bathinda, with some cases reported in Sangrur.
The Supreme Court on Wednesday ordered the governments of Punjab, Haryana and Uttar Pradesh to give an incentive of Rs 100 per quintal within 7 days to small and marginal farmers who have not burnt crop stubble. The burning of crop residue in the three states is stated to be responsible for 44 per cent of the air pollution in the Delhi-National Capital Region (NCR).

Tomatoes Go Onions Way,Retail Prize Shot up to ₹ 80 Kg

(New Delhi)Tomatoes Go Onions Way,Retail Prize Shot up to ₹ 80 Kg
However Price of onions has come down marginally compared to past week and is now hovering around ₹ 60 per kg in the national capital.
According to traders, tomatoes have turned costlier in the last few days as supplies have been impacted.
At Mother Dairy’s Safal outlets, tomatoes are being sold at Rs 58 per kg, while local vendors are selling between Rs 60 and 80 per kg on Wednesday, depending on the quality and locality,