User: phemk23 Topic: Indian Agriculture
Category: South India Agriculture
Last updated: Jul 01 2020 21:13 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Why India’s agricultural reforms will do little to boost farmer incomes 1.7.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
They are part of reforms that were already underway for the past two decades, says JNU professor Himanshu.
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Mother's food tasted better on the train! 30.6.2020 Rediff: GetAhead
'Memories of a simple, yet amazing childhood, long lost, but never forgotten.' Vijay Menon takes us back to a time when overnight train journeys were the most exciting events of our lives.
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Cash transfers to farmers are a temporary fix. India must pursue structural reforms in agriculture 24.6.2020 Scroll.in
A case study of Telangana’s Rythu Bandhu Scheme illustrates why.
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AP Grama Sachivalayam exam likely to be conducted in August: TOI 22.6.2020 Scroll.in
TOI cites a local outlet that the exam is tentatively planned to be conducted from August 9 to August 14.
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Chennai June 19 lockdown: Check What’s Allowed and What’s Not 18.6.2020 Scroll.in
Tamil Nadu govt will impose strict lockdown in Chennai and three neighbouring districts from June 19 until June 30 amidst rising COVID-19 cases in the state.
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Poor returnees cry for govt aid in Bongaigaon 17.6.2020 The Assam Tribune
Poor returnees cry for govt aid in Bongaigaon
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Modi government’s ‘One Nation, One Ration’ is an attempt to deflect attention from actual solutions 17.6.2020 Scroll.in
It is technologically possible, but the real question is whether it is implementable.
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Kerala could have avoided the deaths of two elephants if it learnt to kill wild boars scientifically 14.6.2020 Scroll.in
Farmers often use cable wires, neem cakes, bamboo fencings, fish nets and firecrackers to illegally fight the porcine menace.
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Special train from Kerala brings back 938 Nagaland residents 14.6.2020 The Assam Tribune
Special train from Kerala brings back 938 Nagaland residents
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‘Parotas are not rotis, will have 18% GST,’ rules Karnataka authority 12.6.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
The authority said the parota product was not like ‘khakhra, plain chapatti or roti’ that do not need processing for human consumption.
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'Parotas are not rotis, will attract 18% GST' 12.6.2020 Rediff: Business
Bengaluru-based ID Fresh Foods had approached the Karnataka bench of the AAR on whether preparation of whole wheat parota and Malabar parota can be classified under Chapter 1905 attracting 5 per cent GST.
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India’s lockdown has hurt pastoralists so badly that even its end may not bring them much relief 9.6.2020 Scroll.in
With grazing season over, herders have already lost their income for the year.
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Himachal Pradesh: Pregnant cow injured after eating flour laced with explosives, one arrested 7.6.2020 Scroll.in
The owner alleged that his neighbour had deliberately fed the cow a ball of explosive material meant for killing wild animals.
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30 stranded migrant workers sent from Moreh 5.6.2020 Manipur: E-Pao
30 stranded migrant workers sent from Moreh
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As 1,821 elephants starve amid lockdown, experts call for end to private ownership of the animal 2.6.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
Elephants under private care are routinely abused and undergo immense stress.
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Which actor's films foresaw virus and locust attacks? 1.6.2020 Rediff: Movies
Tamil star Suriya's 7aum Arivu was about a virus from China sent to Chennai to wreak havoc while Kaappan was about a locust attack the hero prevents in time -- both films in a sense foresaw what was to come, observes N Sathiya Moorthy.
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Across India, lockdown forced women to make perilous journeys home. Some never made it 30.5.2020 Scroll.in
Some are still stranded far away from home.
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Shrines to open in WB from June 1, offices from June 8 29.5.2020 Rediff: News
Two days before the end of the fourth phase of the nationwide lockdown, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday announced a slew of relaxations, including reopening of shrines from June 1.
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'Shopping for clothes won't be a priority' 28.5.2020 Rediff: Business
'Fear psychosis has gripped the entire world.' 'Nobody is going to enter shops freely in the next 5, 6 months.' 'Secondly, the priority has changed.' 'Now that they have seen the bottom of the economy, people will prefer to save for tomorrow.'
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‘How much can we suffer?’: Bengal’s migrant workers reel from twin blows of lockdown and cyclone 28.5.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
The destruction could lead to another labour exodus from West Bengal.
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