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Amasebailu village becomes Karnataka’s first solar-powered Gram Panchayat

Amasebailu village in Kundapura Taluk of Udupi district has become Karnataka’s first solar-powered Gram Panchayat. Over 1800 houses were provided solar lamps at a total cost of Rs 2.13 crore. The project was funded by Centre and State Government in the ratio of 30:20 and the rest was paid by the Panchayat and charitable organizations. ..

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Nileema Mishra and Harish Hande of India win Ramon Magsaysay Award for 2011

The 6 winners of Ramon Magsaysay Award for 2011 are: Nileema Mishra (India): a lender to the poorest in Maharashtra, was recognised for her purpose-driven zeal to work tirelessly with villagers in Maharashtra…to address both their aspirations and their adversities through collective action and heightened confidence. Harish Hande (India): U.S.-trained Indian engineer, was recognised for ..

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Current Affairs : September 1, 2011

$ 230 Million given by the British Royal Air Force to Central Bank in Libya About $ 230 Million dollars worth Cash delivered by the British Royal Air Force to the Central Bank in Libya in Benghazi This newly-minted stock is part of bigger consignment which is being printed in Britain The delivery was however ..

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