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The interest subvention is of 5% per annum as against the normal crop loan interest of 9%, but it will be reduced to just 2% if the loan is not repaid within one year. Farmers affected by natural calamities will get 2 per cent interest subsidy for the first year on the restructured amount. Since the crop insurance under Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana (PMFBY) is linked to availing of crop loans, the farmers stand to benefit from both farmer-oriented initiatives of the government.
  • Qatar Businessman to Beat Gulf Blockade by Airlifting 4000 Cows

    Qatar Businessman to Beat Gulf Blockade by Airlifting 4000 Cows

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    The head of state noted that a teleconference with participation of the French President and Emir of Qatar will be held today to solve the Qatari crisis. Turkey's parliament last week approved deploying troops to a Turkish base in Qatar in what was seen as a show of support for its embattled ally. Saudi Arabia's state news agency reported few details about the call on Tuesday, only saying the two leaders discussed bilateral relations and counterterrorism efforts.
  • Second arrest made in investigation into death of Ellen Higginbottom

    Second arrest made in investigation into death of Ellen Higginbottom

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    Greater Manchester police searched the area and discovered a body at about 2.30am on Saturday. A post-mortem examination has concluded that Ellen had suffered multiple wounds to the neck. The force also confirmed Ellen's family are being supported by specially-trained officers. GMP said it is leaving no stone unturned in the investigation and asked for the public to get in touch if they had seen anyone acting suspiciously in the area on Friday or in the days before.
  • Clarksville Residents Remember Pulse Nightclub Victims On Anniversary

    Clarksville Residents Remember Pulse Nightclub Victims On Anniversary

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    Forty-nine people died and dozens were injured when a lone gunman who claimed allegiance to the so-called Islamic State opened fire in the gay nightclub. President Trump took to twitter yesterday to honor the memories of those lost in the Pulse nightclub shooting. Moments later, the officer pushes the man back and the man falls down.
  • Trump Confirms Reports He is Under Investigation In Twitter Rant

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    We do know, it's Rosenstein who appointed Bob Mueller as Special Counsel. Mr Rosenstein had written a memo the White House used to justify the firing of Mr Comey , BBC reported. "As the deputy attorney general has said numerous times , if there comes a point when he needs to recuse, he will". Rosenstein earlier this month confirmed he had the ultimate authority to hire or fire Mueller, but said he has been given a wide berth to conduct the probe.
  • Afghan soldier wounds 7 US soldiers in insider attack

    Afghan soldier wounds 7 US soldiers in insider attack

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    No U.S. troops were killed in the attack. Abdul Qahar Araam, spokesman for the Afghan army's 209th Corps, announced earlier that an Afghan soldier had shot and killed four U.S. USA soldiers of Task Force Iron, taking part in Operation Resoulte Support, manuever a howitzer into position at Bost Airfield, Afghanistan, June 10.
  • Trump confirms he is under investigation over Comey sacking

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    But Rosenstein could end up recusing himself , too, Justice officials say , in part because he played a role in President Donald Trump's firing of FBI Director James Comey . "He was fully aware that if, in fact, he took this action, he would see a lengthening or could see a lengthening of the process", Sekulow said. While aides have advised Trump to stay off Twitter, the president continued to weigh in Sunday as he spent the weekend at Camp David, the government-owned presidential ...
  • US Govt agrees on new Sanctions on Russian Federation

    US Govt agrees on new Sanctions on Russian Federation

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    Democrats pressed for and succeeded in adding a measure that would restrict President Donald Trump - whose administration has been entangled in investigations into ties to Russian officials - from lifting the sanctions unless approved by Congress.