User: phemk23 Topic: Gujarat Agriculture
Category: Gujarat Agriculture
Last updated: Jul 18 2019 22:24 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Chief Ministers call for radical reforms to transform agriculture sector 18.7.2019 DNA
Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis said that the states which adopted contract farming are getting private investments
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What a 2,000-year-old Greek merchant’s manual tells us about the Indian monsoon and oceanic trade 8.7.2019 Scroll.in
The ‘Periplus of the Erythraean Sea’ shows how India has been part of an interconnected global network for millennia.
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Centre plans to use Artificial Intelligence to help farmers 4.7.2019 Sify Finance
The Union Agriculture Ministry on Wednesday signed a Statement of Intent (SoI) with IBM India to provide weather forecasts and soil moisture information to farmers.
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Agriculture Ministry signs a Statement of Intent with IBM for pilot study to utilize Artificial Intelligence & Weather Technology solutions in agriculture 3.7.2019 Govt of india: PIB
Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare signed a Statement of Intent (SoI) for undertaking a pilot study in 3 districts of Bhopal, Rajkot and Nanded in the States of Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat and Maharashtra respectively, with IBM India Private Limited, in New Delhi today.
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BAN on GM CROPS 2.7.2019 Govt of india: PIB
Bt. cotton is the only Genetically Modified (GM) crop approved in 2002 by the Genetic Engineering Appraisal Committee of Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change for commercial cultivation in the Country and, therefore, cultivation of other unapproved GM crops are banned in India.
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High Powered Committee of Chief Ministers constituted for ‘Transformation for Indian Agriculture’ 1.7.2019 Govt of india: PIB
Agriculture, rural development , water conservation and its proper use have been among the major planks of  NDA Government led by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi. In keeping with his promises and subsequent to the deliberations of Governing Council meeting of NITI Aayog, the Prime Minister has set up a High Powered Committee of Chief Ministers for ‘Transformation of Indian Agriculture’.
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Centre asks states, UTs to roll out ‘one nation, one ration card’ scheme by June 30 next year 30.6.2019 Scroll.in
The new system will ensure that no poor people are deprived of foodgrains under the PDS system if they shift from one place to another, the food minister said.
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Government all setto implement "One nation-one ration card" scheme throughout India by 30th June, 2020: Union Minister Shri Ram Vilas Paswan 29.6.2019 Govt of india: PIB
    The Union Minister of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution, Shri Ram Vilas Paswan today asserted that the Government is going to implement "One nation-one ration card" scheme in the whole country by 30th June, 2020.
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India must shift rice growing east from Punjab & Haryana to prevent desertification 28.6.2019 Sify Finance
Shifting the major chunk of rice production to India's central and eastern states like Chhattisgarh and Jharkhand, while encouraging wheat cultivation through sustainable irrigation in the rice-growing regions of Punjab and Haryana.....
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Parliament: Rajya Sabha adjourned till 2 pm following BJP MP Madan Lal Saini’s death 25.6.2019 Scroll.in
Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s reply to the president’s address has been postponed to Wednesday.
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Fifth Governing Council Meeting of NITI Aayog Concludes 15.6.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The fifth meeting of the Governing Council of NITI Aayog was held under the chairmanship of the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi at Rashtrapati Bhawan today. It was attended by the Governor of Jammu & Kashmir, 26 Chief Ministers and the Lieutenant Governor of Andaman & Nicobar Islands, apart from Union Ministers, who are ex-officio members and special invitees.
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Centre begins storing onions to deal with shortage 8.6.2019 Sify Finance
With predictions of a "below average" monsoon this year, which means a lower crop output, the Central government has asked procurement agencies to store at least 50,000 tonnes of onions to ensure that market prices remain under control in case of shortage.
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Shri Amit Shah assumes charge as Union Home Minister 1.6.2019 Govt of india: PIB
Shri Amit Shah, Union Minister of Home Affairs, assumed charge of his office here today. He was greeted by Union Home Secretary Shri Rajiv Gauba and Director, Intelligence Bureau Shri Rajiv Jain upon arrival at the North Block.
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Tectonic shifts in mandate: BJP creates new voter base among poor, backward 27.5.2019 The Assam Tribune
Tectonic shifts in mandate: BJP creates new voter base among poor, backward
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Discovery of Bt brinjal in a Haryana farmer’s field underlines lax regulation of India’s GM crops 26.5.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
The apex regulatory body, Genetic Engineering Appraisal Committee, seems to have turned a blind eye to the illegal cultivation of GM food.
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Amul increases milk prices by Rs 2 per litre 20.5.2019 Central Chronicle
Anand, The Gujarat Cooperative Milk Marketing Federation (GCMMF), which markets dairy products under the brand name of Amul, on Monday decided to hike the milk prices by Rs 2 per litre across all six brands being sold in major markets of Delhi NCR, Gujarat, West Bengal, Kolkata, Uttaranchal, Maharashtra etc from 21st May’19 (Tuesday) onwards. […]
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Climate researcher explains dynamics behind cyclones 12.5.2019 The Assam Tribune
Climate researcher explains dynamics behind cyclones
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Porn, tobacco, violent video games: A survey finds what Indians want banned the most 9.5.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
The Indian government’s crackdown on pornography has support among many Indians online.
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In Rajasthan’s Barmer, frequent droughts have left farmers disillusioned by government promises 8.5.2019 Scroll.in
About 80% of the farmers rely on rain for agriculture, with benefits of irrigation projects yet to reach the parched area.
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4 in 10 Indians want ban on tobacco, PUBG: Study 7.5.2019 Sify Finance
Amid the controversy over restrictions on the popular mobile game PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG) in Gujarat, a new study has found that about 40 per cent of Indians want a complete ban on cigarettes, marijuana, e-cigarettes, violent video games and online betting.
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