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Noting a decline of farm suicides, he proposed to introduce " Raitha Belaku " to give ₹ 5,000 to ₹ 10,000 per hectare for each dry land farmer growing rain-fed crops. This year's budget estimate saw an increase of 12.12% as compared to the estimate of Rs 1,86,561 crore for 2017-18. The chief minister also announced a total allocation of Rs 26,846 crore towards the education sector, The Hindu reported.
  • Norway still holds a small lead in the Winter Olympics medal table

    Norway still holds a small lead in the Winter Olympics medal table

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    Skeptics may say they should be concentrating more on winning medals, but with time to kill between their events, some male and female competitors appear to have gone looking for a match on Tinder. -Alpine skiing: Mikaela Shiffrin will make another run at gold in the women's slalom, her best event (Live starting at 8:00 p.m., NBC ). The women's snowboard event nearly turned into a farce at times in the mountains as one rider after another in the final suffered unsafe falls in gusts ...
  • 2 more Tennessee children die from flu

    2 more Tennessee children die from flu

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    All protect against two strains of Influenza A (H3N2, H1N1) and depending on the vaccine they provide protection against either one or two strains of Influenza B". It's not too late! But if by chance you do contract the flu or think you might have the flu, take some steps to prevent spreading the illness. This leaves out older children and young adults, who have the most opportunities to transmit the flu virus.
  • Williams Takes The Wraps Off New F1 vehicle

    Williams Takes The Wraps Off New F1 vehicle

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    Williams will be hoping to have Force India in their sights after finishing fifth behind them in the World Constructors' Championship last season, but will be doing so with the second-least experienced line-up on the grid. Speaking at the unveiling of her team's 2018 contender, Williams team boss, Claire Williams, defended the choice of drivers, insisting that it isn't merely about the money they bring.
  • Where does the flu shot come from and how does it work?

    Where does the flu shot come from and how does it work?

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    But in children ages 6 months to 8 years old, that figure increases to 59%. Early estimates show this season's flu vaccine has been only 36 percent effective in preventing severe illness that would send a patient to the doctor. According to Brahim Ardolic, chair of the department of emergency medicine at Staten Island University Hospital, the odds are still better for those who get vaccinated.
  • Cauvery water dispute: Supreme Court reduces Tamil Nadu's share, increases Karnataka's

    Cauvery water dispute: Supreme Court reduces Tamil Nadu's share, increases Karnataka's

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    The dispute that has been going on for decades is between the neighbouring states of Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, and Kerala . The court also added in its verdict that Karnataka will get 14.75 TMC of additional water. A three-judge bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices Amitava Roy and A M Khanwilkar would pronounce the judgement at 10.30 am on February 16 in the dispute that dates back to 1802.
  • Pennsylvania governor rejects Republican voting map proposal

    Pennsylvania governor rejects Republican voting map proposal

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    The court's decision stemmed from a lawsuit filed by the League of Women Voters on behalf of voters across the state. State lawmakers in North Carolina have appealed to the U.S. The congressional map proposed by House Democrats. The midnight deadline gave justices four more days to impose new boundaries under a timeline the divided court set to keep May's primary election on schedule.
  • Jacob Zuma resigns as president of SA

    Jacob Zuma resigns as president of SA

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    It was only when the ANC agreed to join a motion of no confidence in Parliament that Zuma acceded to his party's decision to step down from the president's office at the Union Building. The police ministry says police are seeking another five suspects in a probe of a dairy project in which state funds earmarked for local farmers allegedly were siphoned off to a company tied to the Gupta family.
  • Metro health centers offers free flu shots daily

    Metro health centers offers free flu shots daily

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    Flu seasons span from the 40th week of one year to the 39th week of the following year. From Jan. 29 to February 10, nearly 4,000 flu vaccines have been administered at no cost to Louisianans as part of LDH's efforts to make vaccines available to as many people as possible.