User: dnguru Topic: millets
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Paddy raised in over 19.7 lakh acres this year 21.10.2017 Hindu: National
Coverage expected to rise in coming weeks
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Karnataka makes a global pitch for millets 19.10.2017 BusinessLine - Agri Business
State to organise meet in January to attract global interest
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Naidu visits DuPont Pioneer’s global HQ 19.10.2017 Hindu: Andhra Pradesh
Its scientists promise to offer their expertise
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'Future smart foods can promote nutrition security in the Himalayas' 18.10.2017 All News-IANS Stories
With climate change a reality and the latest Global Hunger Index revealing a horrific scenario for the world's mountain people in developing countries in South Asia, including India, promoting genetic plant diversity in the mountains can be one important step to battle food insecurity.
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MSSRF sets up genetic garden of biofortified crop 17.10.2017 Hindu: Tamil Nadu
On the occasion of World Food Day, the M.S. Swaminathan Research Foundation (MSSRF) launched a ‘genetic garden of biofortified crops’ on its campus on Monday. The aim of setting up the garden is to p...
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Say it with sweets 16.10.2017 Hindu: Life & Style
From adhirasam and jangri to millet laddoos, get your share of traditional sweets this Deepavali
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Despite economic slowdown, India still can meet goals on poverty, hunger 14.10.2017 Latest News
The ongoing slowdown in economic growth could increase the need for government programmes to alleviate poverty and hunger
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Go sugar-smart this Diwali 13.10.2017 Deccan Herald - Supplements
Festivals are synonymous with delectable desserts and it is hard not to savour these sweet treats when the celebrations are in full swing. This Diwali, don't let diabetes dampen your festive spirit. To ensure that you enjoy Diwali without putting yourself at risk of hypoglycemia or hyperglycemia, here are a few tips to manage your sugar levels: Natural sweeteners: While buying sweets choose delicacies that are made with natural sweeteners like dates or figs (anjeer), instead of buying traditional sweets like kaju katli or laddoos that are loaded with sugar. Cook healthy: You can enjoy the traditional delicacies by tweaking the recipes. Use healthier ingredients like millets and quinoa to prepare snacks. You can even go for baked or air-fried alternatives. Plan your meals: If you are heading out for dinner, eat smaller portions during the day. Eating a small meal that consists of fruits, rice or wheat puffs etc. at regular intervals can help maintain blood sugar level. Eat a light snack of soup or salad ...
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Vikarabad leads with innovative programmes 11.10.2017 Hindu: News
‘Chinnarulaki Chirudhanyalu’ programme is making waves
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Yield projections for food grains scaled up in Tirupur 11.10.2017 Hindu: News
With the availability of water for irrigation following recent rain, the Agriculture Department officials have reset the yield projections for various food grains and set an ambitious production as w...
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After drought, floods add to farmers’ misery in Raichur 11.10.2017 Hindu: News
Incessant rain lashing the district for the last one month has shattered their dreams of a good yield this season
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How does Bengaluru eat during price rise? 5.10.2017 Citizen Matters
What impact does price rise have on food consumption patterns? What is the difference between rich and poor when it comes to consumption? A study by researchers at Indian Institute of Human Settlements tries to analyse this. »
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T.N. records excess rainfall 5.10.2017 The Hindu - Tamil Nadu
‘Target of 125 lakh tonnes fixed for grain production’
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Aiming for healthier Attapady 3.10.2017 Hindu: Home
Millet village scheme launched by Agriculture Department and SC/ST Department
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Revival of climate-smart crops 2.10.2017 Deccan Herald - Supplements
A unique world of millets unfolds as one travels across Kundagol taluk in Dharwad district. Nine varieties of millets grown successfully in over 300 acres of this drought-prone area offer hope amidst the impending dangers of climate change. Sahaja Samrudha organisation started working in this area with Hanumanahalli as the centre in 2014, under a project of the Agriculture Department. For effective implementation of the project, a group of around 80 farmers called 'Sanjivini Savayava Krushikara Balaga' was formed. The prime objectives of the project were to encourage farmers to take up organic cultivation and popularise heritage varieties. Till then, little millet, foxtail millet and sorghum were the only millet varieties grown in the fields here. Two years ago, proso millet was introduced to the farms as the first step to increase diversity. "The crop yielded well despite the delay in rains. This gave me confidence to increase the area of cultivation," says farmer Ishwara Gowda Patil. Eventually, he ...
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Industrial activities banned in Karnataka sanctuary 28.9.2017 All News-IANS Stories
In an attempt to save wildlife and for overall conservation, the central government on Thursday declared Karnataka's Nugu Wildlife Sanctuary an Eco-Sensitive Zone (ESZ), prohibiting all industrial and mining activities there.
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Water bodies filling fast 27.9.2017 Hindu: News
Recent rain in Talavadi hills has brought cheers to citizens as they have began carrying out agriculture activities. Also, many of the water bodies in the hill areas received copious rainfall thereby ...
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Discover sweeter side of fasting with special desserts 27.9.2017 Cinema-Showbiz
Craving for something sweet while you fast? Indulge yourself with special kheer, halwa, sabudana pearls gulab jamun tart with vanilla ice cream and fig and passion fruit shrikhand, suggest experts.
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Spiritual tapestry celebrating Navratri 27.9.2017 Hindu: Home
From fresh produce to millet recipes, folk dances, gardening and pottery workshops, Soma has it all
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250 more centres to provide farm machineries at affordable rent 27.9.2017 Hindu: News
The Department of Agriculture will set up additional 250 centres this year for providing farm machineries on low rent for the benefit of farmers to take up sustainable farming, according to Krishna By...
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