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DBT line worries wheat growers ahead of supply

Farmers say they are not opposed to payments made through arhtiyas, but state government is expected to undertake a direct profit transfer pilot project later this year to purchase paddy By Vishal Joshi, Bathinda POSTED ON APRIL 05, 2021 01:00 AM IST Wheat farmers are worried about how well their …

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Vets evacuate and treat Oregon fire victims

As the wildfires approached on September 8, vets and staff at the Southern Oregon Veterinary Specialty Center drove critical patients to another hospital 25 miles away. Dr Natasha Chmelir, an emergency and intensive care veterinarian at the Specialist Center in Central Point, Oregon, said staff have attempted to return all …

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Will the national debt finally become a problem?

(Jim Watson / AFP via Getty Images) “As President Joe Biden unveils his own ambitious spending plans, it is worth considering whether the national debt is finally going to have its time.” IIn normal times, the national debt is sort of a losers business, a political club used by the …

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With negative rates, homeowners in Europe are paid to borrow

LISBON — Paula Cristina Santos has a dream mortgage: the bank pays for it. Its interest rate fluctuates, but right now it’s about minus 0.25%. Thus, each month, Ms. Santos’ lender, Banco BPI SA, deposits interest on the mortgage of 320,000 euros, equivalent to approximately $ 380,000, into her account, …

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