User: phemk23 Topic: Indian Agriculture
Category: South India Agriculture
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3-day National Trade Fair on millets kicks off in B'luru 28.4.2017 Deccan Herald - State
The 'National Trade Fair - Organics and Millets 2017' began at Palace Grounds on Friday. The fair witnessed the participation of over a thousand farmers from various parts of the state with visitors thronging more than 260 stalls. Agriculture Minister Krishna Byre Gowda launched a 'millet recipe book' to promote the health benefits of millet consumption. "The state will soon launch the Karnataka Organic Farming Policy 2017. This policy aims to bring organic farming into the mainstream and transform Karnataka's agriculture into a sustainable, remunerative and respectable occupation, enabling production of safe and nutritious food by promoting eco-friendly and holistic organic farming and marketing systems," he said. "We have witnessed a tremendous growth in the agriculture sector over the past 65 years but have not yet been able to capitalise on it fully and address the farmers' concerns. The National Trade Fair - Organics & Millets 2017, is a link between companies and farmers to boost their morale and ...
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Wayanad theme park issued stop memo 28.4.2017 Hindu: Kerala
Park was to open tomorrow
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Challenges in saving Kappatagudda 28.4.2017 Deccan Herald - Analysis
Many dry areas have fragmented patches of natural forests especially on the hills interspersed with vast stretches of agriculture lands and human habitation. These forest patches have played important roles in soil moisture conservation, providing refuge to wild animals, slowing the siltation of large, medium and small reservoirs etc. With the growing pressure of human and cattle population, these small patches of natural forests are facing further degradation and fragmentation. Most of these forest patches are marked as reserve forests. However, there are still some patches where notifications have been given under Section 4 of the Karnataka Forest Act, 1963, to mark them as reserve forests, but the matter is still pending with the Revenue Department that controls forest settlement proceedings. These cases have not been resolved even after the lapse of five decades. Sandur forests in Ballari district are an example of such mischief. In recent years, with the clearance from the central government many ...
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For a happy belly 28.4.2017 Deccan Herald - Supplements
One will feel like they're walking into the world of comics as they enter 'CafeThulp'. Their latest branch in Bellandur is definitely an attraction for those who live in the area. Known for its generous portions and warm hospitality, the brightly lit restaurant offers everything you need for a casual dining experience. The restaurant is tucked away in a lane in Outer Ring Road in Bellandur. If you are heading there in the morning, you can opt for their breakfast menu. The 'Frogs in Heaven' consists of French brioche toast served with cinnamon lemon syrup or banana caramel. If you want something lighter, opt for the 'Morning benedictions' which has poached eggs, cheese sauce, grilled ham and spinach served on English muffins. They also serve 'dosa' and 'chutney' as part of the menu. As they are known for some sinful combinations of meats, the starters are a great way to begin your dining experience. 'Bangkok dangerous' — crispy beef with basil, green onion and chilli — is recommended if you ...
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A taste of Bengaluru 28.4.2017 Hindu: Chennai
Eating Circles seems to fill in a need for Karnataka cuisine
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Joyride of coastal gastronomy on a platter at SamBar (Foodie Trail - Mumbai) 28.4.2017 All News-IANS Stories
If you ignore the twist in the spelling, uttering the word SamBar instantly reminds one of the popular and traditional 'sambar' Tamil lentil delicacy. Additionally, you might be surprised that SamBar serves a peppery Rasam Mary. But there's a catch.
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Challakere farmers struggle for survival as grasslands vanish 28.4.2017 TOI: Bangalore Times
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Maize harvest picks up in Bihar 28.4.2017 TOI: Patna
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Miles to go to slake our thirst 28.4.2017 Hindu: Andhra Pradesh
Faraway wells and ponds, and the occasional water tanker, are the only hope for the residents of some districts in Andhra Pradesh. When even these fail, as they often do in the searing heat, it becomes a struggle to continue normal life
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Paddy bags damaged in rain 28.4.2017 Hindu: Tamil Nadu
The were stocked in open ground owing to lack of space in Cheyyar market
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KCR vows to fight anti-Telangana forces till last drop of blood 27.4.2017 All News-IANS Stories
On its 16th formation day, the TRS held a massive show of in this Telangana town on Thursday with the party president and Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao vowing to fight anti-Telangana forces and serve people till the last drop of his blood.
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ISRO to launch five communication satellites by year-end 27.4.2017 Latest News
Satellites are aimed at improving the communication system within the country, says A S Kiran Kumar
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Flavours of the sea 27.4.2017 Hindu: Home
‘Andha Arabi Kadaloram’ food festival at Poppys Hotel leaves you angling for more
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Desperation-fuelled drilling 27.4.2017 Hindu: Kerala
Excessive borewell drilling has savaged the landscape and water table of Andhra Pradesh, and hit the livelihoods of water-starved farmers badly
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Eating from trees 27.4.2017 Hindu: Youth
There was a time when lots of our vegetables came from trees in our backyard or that of the neighbours. May be it is time we revisited those days
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Follow these Instagrammers if you love Mallu food 27.4.2017 Rediff: GetAhead
These foodies will take you on a memorable gastronomical journey across Kerala.
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Walk in nature and shake off the summer heat (Lifestyle Feature) 27.4.2017 Cinema-Showbiz
Just "walk it off", is what most people say to cool others down. The coming months will surely hit you with soaring temperatures. How about challenging yourself by hiking or simply traversing a plantation? To beat the heat, merge with nature by walking through a rainforest or in a stream and then wink back at the sun.
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Shop till you drop 26.4.2017 Deccan Herald - Supplements
Dastkar is organising 'Silk and Cotton Expo 2017' at Karnataka Chitrakala Parishath till April 30, 11 am to 8 pm.

The exhibition offers a wide variety of unique handloom products. Fabrics such as chikan, Banarasi silk, block print, Bandhej, Kota, Daria, Bandhni, Kutch embroidery, traditional Chanderi silk, Maheswari, Batik Print, Tussar, Baluchari, Dhakai Jamdani and Gadwal silk will be available.

Other than fabrics, visitors can also choose their pick from Khurja pottery, Saharanpur wrought iron furniture, Kashmiri silk carpets, Merino wool and silk carpets, imitation jewellery, accessories, Madhubani paintings from Bihar, hand carved wooden idols from Andhra Pradesh and more.
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Mastitis in cattle, the maximum cause for dairy losses 26.4.2017 DNA: Health
The losses from a disease called 'mastitis' in cattle have cost the Indian dairy sector up to a whopping Rs.6,000 crore, experts said today.
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Kazakh envoy interacts with Coimbatore varsity faculty, students 26.4.2017 New Kerala: Tamil Nadu
Kazakh envoy interacts with Coimbatore varsity faculty, students
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