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National Testing Agency To Helm CSIR-NET 23.8.2019 NDTV News - Latest
The second edition of the CSIR NET 2019 will be held on December 15. Online registration for the same will begin on September 9.
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French mayors ban glyphosate weedkiller, defying government 23.8.2019 Reuters: World News
Some 20 French mayors have banned glyphosate from their municipalities, defying the government, which is now taking legal action to impose national legislation which allows the controversial weedkiller's continued use for now.
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Rupee slide pushes India rice rates to 7-week low, Vietnamese exports dip 22.8.2019 Reuters: Money News
A depreciating rupee pushed export prices of rice from India to their lowest in seven weeks on Thursday despite healthy demand from African countries, while lower purchases from Philippines weighed on rates for the Vietnamese ...
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SBI plans to establish nearly 10 lakh YONO Cash Points 22.8.2019 The Assam Tribune
SBI plans to establish nearly 10 lakh YONO Cash Points
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Indians pawning the family gold amid credit crunch 22.8.2019 Reuters: Top News
Refused a loan by a state-run lender and desperate for funds to buy cotton seeds before the summer sowing season window closed, Indian farmer Babasaheb Mandlik ran out of choices - he pawned his wife's gold jewellery.
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9th Session of India-Kenya Joint Trade Committee Held in New Delhi 21.8.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The 9thSession of the India-Kenya Joint Trade Committee (JTC) was held on 19th – 20th August 2019 in New Delhi. The Indian delegation was led by Union Minister of Commerce & Industry and Railways, Piyush Goyal.
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Cotton farmers in Madhya Pradesh have earned more and conserved more wildlife by going organic 20.8.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
The Organic Cotton Project discourages chemical farming, which is expensive and detrimental to land, water and wildlife.
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Half A Billion Bees Dropped Dead. A Message For Humans, Say Scientists 20.8.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
Around half a billion bees died in four of Brazil's southern states in the year's first months. The die-off highlighted questions about the ocean of pesticides used in the country's agriculture and...
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What if crops could be coaxed into making their own fertilizer? 19.8.2019 Scroll.in
Engineering a type of nitrogen-fixing bacteria into plant roots could wean them off artificial fertilizers and reduce agriculture’s footprint.
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Nanotechnology can make food safer. So why is it being seen with suspicion? 18.8.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
The relatively new technology could help overcome poor yields and malnutrition but concerns about its safety to humans and the environment also remain.
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English rendering of Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi’s address to the Nation from the ramparts of the Red Fort on the 73rd Independence Day- August, 15, 2019 15.8.2019 Govt of india: PIB
My dear countrymen,   On this solemn day of Independence, many greetings to all countrymen. Today is also the festival of Raksha Bandhan. This centuries-old tradition expresses the love of brother and sister.
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Cut Usage Of Chemical Fertilsers, Pesticides, PM Modi Tells Farmers 15.8.2019 NDTV News - India-news
Prime Minister Narendra Modi this morning gave a clarion call to farmers to gradually reduce use of chemical fertilisers and eventually stop their usage to protect soil health.
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How this Bellandur apartment saves Rs 25,000 a year composting garden waste 14.8.2019 Citizen Matters
The residents of Sobha Quartz once used to pay tractor operators to dump their garden waste. But once they started composting this waste instead, their garden has thrived from the compost, and they now save around Rs 25,000 a year
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Until the world cuts emissions from agriculture and forestry, climate change goals can’t be reached 12.8.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
A UN report found about 25%-30% of food globally is lost or wasted. Reducing this can significantly lower emissions, and ease pressure on agricultural systems.
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Interview: Meet India’s top cow official. He wants to start cow tours, cow lectures, cow hostels 11.8.2019 Scroll.in
Dr Vallabh Kathiria thinks cows are linked to 25-30 ministries, including civil aviation and external affairs.
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As Bengaluru loses land to concrete, a small initiative wants to remind the city of its green past 10.8.2019 Scroll.in
Started by artist Suresh Kumar, Sarjapura Curries is trying to re-popularise seasonal food and local edible weeds.
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Can clones save Darjeeling tea from the stresses of climate change? 9.8.2019 Scroll.in
Scientists are experimenting with climate-resistant clones and organic cultivation that may help preserve the plants’ flavour.
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Crop invaders: China's small farmers struggle to defeat armyworm 9.8.2019 Reuters: World News
Yan Wenliu leans on the side of his cart as he prepares to leave his sugarcane field in Southwest China, bewildered by the formidable new pest that has ambushed his crops this year.
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State Govt changes hybrid paddy bidding process 7.8.2019 The Assam Tribune
State Govt changes hybrid paddy bidding process
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Zimbabwe to legalise growing of industrial hemp 7.8.2019 Reuters: World News
Zimbabwe will change its laws to allow farmers to grow industrial hemp for export, cabinet ministers said on Tuesday, adding that the government saw the plant as a future substitute for tobacco, the country's biggest export earning crop.
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