User: phemk23 Topic: Gujarat Agriculture
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Universities should prioritise making students employable 21.1.2018 Education
Universities should give top priority to preparing students for employability, President Ram Nath Kovind said on Sunday, lauding Gujarat University for helping many new entrepreneurs through its programmes.
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4.3% decline in tobacco users in Gujarat: Survey 19.1.2018 DNA: Mumbai
The ratio of tobacco consumers in Gujarat has declined sharply as per the second phase of Global Adult Tobacco Survey (GATS), a senior government official said on Thursday. In the first phase of GATS, which was undertaken in 2009-10, tobacco users in Gujarat were 29.4%, which declined to 25.1% in the second phase of the survey done in 2016-17, state's health commissioner Jayanti Ravi, said at the state level dissemination workshop on Global Adult Tobacco Survey (GATS 2) survey in Gandhinagar. She said that the percentage of smokers in Gujarat had fallen from 21.6% to 19.2%. The percentage of those consuming gutkha was 12.8% in the survey, and those smoking beedis 6.4%. Tobacco consumption in the age group of 15-17 declined from 6% in GATS 1 to 3.5% in GATS 2. The latest survey showed that tobacco consumption among youths in Gujarat was starting at a later date compared with the earlier survey. From 18.3 years in the earlier survey, the average age at which youths were starting to consume tobacco products ...
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Benjamin Netanyahu in Mumbai LIVE updates: India, Israel a 'match made in heaven, says Israel PM at business summit 18.1.2018 Latest News India on Firstpost
Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu arrived in Mumbai from Ahmedabad on Wednesday on a two-day visit
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Amid Modi-Netanyahu bonhomie 18.1.2018 Central Chronicle
Agencies, New Delhi/Ahmedabad India-Israel relations got a major boost on Wednesday as opening new vistas... more »
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In Gujarat, Narendra Modi vies to double farmer income by 2022; Benjamin Netanyahu says Israel will help India achieve its vision 18.1.2018 Latest News India on Firstpost
Prime Minister Narendra Modi toured his home state Gujarat with Israeli counterpart Benjamin Netanyahu on Wednesday, as he sought to further develop India-Israel relations in fields of innovation and agriculture.
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Benjamin Netanyahu in Mumbai LIVE updates: Israel PM meets CEOs; says Tel Aviv-Delhi friendship doing 'wonders' 18.1.2018 Latest News India on Firstpost
Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu arrived in Mumbai from Ahmedabad on Wednesday on a two-day visit
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From kite flying to pushing innovation: Modi, Netanyahu cement ties in Guj 18.1.2018 Business Standard: News Now
Netanyahu said his country seeks to cooperate with India 'in every field' and praised Modi for 'revolutionising' his country
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Israel to help India in agriculture, says Benjamin Netanyahu 18.1.2018 DNA: Money
Israel wants to help India in agriculture to increase the production, Benjamin Netanyahu, Prime Minister of Israel, said at Vadrad in north Gujarat district of Sabarkantha on Wednesday. He said that about 20 Centres Of Excellence have already been set up in India with Israel's help and more are in the pipeline. Netanyahu and Prime Minister Narendra Modi had visited a Centre of Excellence for Vegetables at Vadrad on Wednesday. The centre has been set up with Israeli help and helps farmers adapt various technologies to grow vegetables. Farmers from across the state are also trained here. Netanyahu said that it is a part of Jewish culture to share the knowledge with the rest of the world. Israel has similar centres in Asia, Africa and Latin America. At the time of the Bible, Israeli land used to grow dates and wheats. But over time it was turned barren. In past 70 years, we are applying scientific technologies to agriculture to improve the yield, minimize the usage of water and increase the survival of the ...
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PM Narendra Modi, Benjamin Netanyahu talk trade, ties 18.1.2018 DNA: India
Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was accorded a traditional Gujarati welcome and greeted by Prime Minister Narendra Modi when he alighted at Ahmedabad airport on Wednesday morning. The visit focused purely on sharing technology and innovation and the Prime Minister's home state played a catalytic role. From the airport, the two premiers, and Israel's First Lady Sara, set off on an 8 km-long route to Sabarmati Ashram which was punctuated by dance and musical performances depicting the identity of each Indian state. At Sabarmati Ashram, Prime Minister Modi took on the role of a guide and explained the importance of the place in India's struggle for freedom from British rule. Though they just missed Uttarayana, the Netanyahus still got a taste of kite-flying on the Sabarmati Riverfront — a symbol of the city's development. In the afternoon, the two leaders addressed young entrepreneurs at Deo Dholera after dedicating International Centre for Entrepreneurship and Technology (iCreate), a ...
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In Pics: Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu`s Gujarat visit 18.1.2018 Zee News : India National
Benjamin Netanyahu in on a six-day visit to India.
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Modi-Bibi fly kite, hold roadshow in Guj to cement Indo-Israel 17.1.2018 General News
Prime Ministers Narendra Modi and Benjamin Netanyahu flew kites, led a roadshow and spoke effusively about their friendship during a day-long visit to Gujarat in a public show of top-level backing for the fast growing ties between India and Israel. Netanyahu said his country seeks to cooperate with India "in every field" and praised Modi for "revolutionising" his country. In turn, the Indian leader said he waited for "my friend" to visit India so they could together inaugurate an entrepreneur incubation centre for start-ups. The bonding between the two leaders notwithstanding India voting in favor of a UN General Assembly resolution rejecting the US recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel was on full display at the very start of Netanyahu's visit to Modi's home state. Modi received Netanyahu, who was accompanied by his wife Sara, at the airport with a bearhug, and then the three set off on an 8-km roadshow to the 'Sabarmati Ashram', the abode of Mahatma ...
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Israel and India can do more together, says Netanyahu 17.1.2018 General News
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu today said farmers of Gujarat are reaping the benefits of technologies from his country and maintained he was ready to help India further in its endeavours. Describing India as a country with a vision, he said both the nations can do more if they work together. Netanyahu was speaking at the Centre of Excellence (CoE) for Vegetables, set up at Vadrad village of Sabarkantha district in 2015 in collaboration with Israel. He was accompanied by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The visit to the CoE wrapped up the two leaders' day-long tour of Modi's home state. They interacted with the staff as well as farmers who have benefited from the centre. The two PMs also inaugurated a new CoE for post harvest management of date palms at Kukma village near Bhuj town of Kutch district through remote control. Before addressing a gathering, Modi and Netanyahu listened to some success stories from farmers as to how their yield and income saw a ...
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India-Israel ties get fillip with Modi, Netanyahu's Gujarat visit (Roundup) 17.1.2018 All News-IANS Stories
The greetings from Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, 'Dhanyavad Mere Pyare Dost' to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, and 'Aliechem Shalom' by Modi to his Israeli counterpart depicted the bonhomie between the two leaders during their visit to Gujarat on Wednesday.
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India has vision, we can do more together: Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu 17.1.2018 Zee News : States
Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu arrived in Ahmedabad on Wednesday morning and held a roadshow along with PM Modi.
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PM Modi, Israeli PM Netanyahu visit Centre of Excellence for Vegetables at Vadrad 17.1.2018 General News
PM Modi, Israeli PM Netanyahu visit Centre of Excellence for Vegetables at Vadrad
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Israel brought revolution in agriculture sector: PM Modi 17.1.2018 General News
Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Wednesday that with the help of technology and advanced Science, Israel has brought revolution in the agriculture sector."With the help of technology and advanced Science, Israel has brought revolution in the sector of agriculture. We are all aware of the strides, Israel has made in agriculture, including when it comes to managing water resources and irrigation. Israel shows the way on how to transform a nation with the agriculture sector at the core," Prime Minister Modi said while addressing the gathering at Vadrad in the presence of his Israeli counterpart Benjamin Netanyahu.The prime minister stated the Centre was working towards doubling farmer incomes by 2022."We are working towards doubling farmer incomes by 2022. For this, optimum utilisation of land resources, ensuring minimum wastage and understanding the needs of the market assume importance," he said.Meanwhile, Prime Minister Netanyahu said, "I know something about Mashav (Israel's ...
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With technology and science, Israel brought revolution in agriculture: Modi 17.1.2018 All Economy & Policy Stories
The Prime Minister stated the Centre was working towards doubling farmers' income by 2022
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Govt working towards making entire system innovation-friendly to create `new India`, says PM Modi 17.1.2018 Zee News : India National
PM Narendra Modi and Benjamin Netanyahu held a roadshow in Ahmedabad on Wednesday.
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PM Modi, Netanyahu inaugurate iCreate centre in Ahmedabad 17.1.2018 General News
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Israeli counterpart Benjamin Netanyahu have inaugurated the iCreate centre in Ahmedabad's Deo Dholera Village on Wednesday.The two leaders will also visit a startup exhibition and interact with innovators and startup CEOs.They will dedicate a mobile water desalination van to Suigam Taluka of Sabarkantha district, through a video link.Both the Prime Ministers will also visit the Centre of Excellence for Vegetables at Vadrad in Banaskantha district, where they will be briefed on the work plan of the Centre.They will inaugurate the Centre of Excellence for Date Palms at Kukama, Kutch District, through a video link, and interact with the farmers.Earlier, Prime Minister Modi and Netanyahu along with his wife Sara paid their tributes to Mahatma Gandhi at Sabarmati Ashram in Ahmedabad on Wednesday.The two leaders reached the ashram after completing their 8-km long roadshow from Ahmedabad's Sardar Patel International AirportNetanyahu was earlier in the day
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PM Modi, Netanyahu in Ahmedabad for road show, iCreate Center inauguration 17.1.2018 Sify Finance
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Israeli counterpart Benjamin Netanyahu have arrived in Ahmedabad and will shortly undertake an eight-kilometer-long road show, which will
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