User: phemk23 Topic: Indian Agriculture
Category: South India Agriculture
Last updated: Jul 17 2019 18:12 IST RSS 2.0
 
1 to 20 of 87,067    
Tobacco Export to China 17.7.2019 Govt of india: PIB
India and China have not entered into any agreement for exporting Indian tobacco to China.  However, Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, Government of India   has signed a Protocol of Phytosanitary requirements for the export of tobacco from India to China with the General Administration of Customs of the People’s Republic of China (GACC) on 21.01.
Also found in: [+]
Elephants in India are changing their behaviour to cope with large-scale deforestation 13.7.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Young male elephants, which are typically solitary, are forming long-term, all-male herds to learn the ropes on how to avoid getting killed by humans.
Also found in: [+]
Child trafficking: Lack of data is hindering the work of Indian agencies and NGOs 12.7.2019 Scroll.in
In 2016, nearly half the trafficked children were pushed into forced labour and another 22% sold into prostitution.
Also found in: [+]
Undernourished Children in Karnataka 12.7.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The State-wise details of prevalence of malnutrition among children in the country including Karnataka, as per the National Family Health Survey – 4 (NFHS-4) are Annexed. As per the information received, State Government of Karnataka is undertaking following measures to address undernourishment among children: Supplementary Nutrition is provided under the Anganwadi Services Scheme at the Anganwadi Centers to children under-6 years of age. Pregnant Women and Lactating Mothers are provided Hot Cooked Meals at the AnganwadiCenters under the Mathrupoorna Scheme.
Also found in: [+]
Biriyani from Kerala jail goes online 11.7.2019 The Assam Tribune
Biriyani from Kerala jail goes online
Also found in: [+]
Deficit rains hit Kharif crops; acreage down 27% till now 7.7.2019 DNA
Sowing of Kharif crops begin with the onset of the southwest monsoon, which this year arrived late delaying the sowing operation and rainfall remained deficient by 33%, according to the IMD data.
Also found in: [+]
As diabetes spreads among India’s urban poor, it could be pushing them over the edge 7.7.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
The recent homicide and attempted suicide by a man in Delhi’s Mehrauli are a reminder of how lifestyle diseases are no longer an affliction of the rich.
Also found in: [+]
Reduction in Tobacco Production in India 3.7.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The Tobacco Board has taken the following steps to reduce Flue Cured Virginia (FCV) tobacco production: The Board had resolved that there shall be a gradual phase out of tobacco cultivation. The reduction shall be gradual and uniform in both Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka without affecting the farmers’ interests.
Also found in: [+]
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.
Also found in: [+]
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’.
Also found in: [+]
Kerala ropes in Cisco to build smart farming ecosystem 1.7.2019 Sify Finance
Networking giant Cisco on Monday said it has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the Kerala State IT Mission (KSITM) to bring the benefits of digital technology and data science to the farming communities in the state.
Also found in: [+]
282 lakh tonne sugar production likely in 2019-20: ISMA 1.7.2019 Sify Finance
Total sugar production in 2019-20 is expected to be 282 lakh tonnes, which will be 47 lakh tonnes lower than in the current sugar season, the Indian Sugar Mills Association (ISMA) said on Monday.
Also found in: [+]
Banks prepone farm loans recovery deadline, Kerala team to meet RBI Governor 1.7.2019 Sify Finance
Kerala Agriculture Minister V.S.Sunilkumar will lead a delegation of top state officials to meet Reserve Bank (RBI) Governor Shaktikanta Das on July 10.
Also found in: [+]
KEA Karnataka CET 2019 1st round allotment result to come out after 10 pm 30.6.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Karnataka Examination Authority had released the mock round result on June 27th and now the 1st round result will come in a few hours.
Also found in: [+]
‘BJP back to fleece people’ Congress spokesperson Randeep Surjewala criticises rising fuel prices 30.6.2019 Scroll.in
Surjewala said that that the government has indulged in ‘sheer vindictiveness’ by freezing advertisements to four newspapers.
Also found in: [+]
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.
Also found in: [+]
Tamil Nadu’s plan to transport water to Chennai by train is facing resistance. Here’s why 30.6.2019 Scroll.in
The whole state is facing a water crisis, not just the capital city.
Also found in: [+]
With climate change, invasive ‘Congress grass’ could spread through 65% of India 29.6.2019 Scroll.in
Contact with parthenium can cause skin problems and allergies in people, while it is plant is toxic to livestock.
Also found in: [+]
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.
Also found in: [+]
Odisha registers 8.4% growth in 2018-19 28.6.2019 Sify Finance
Driven by the industry sector Odisha has registered 8.4 per cent economic growth in the financial year 2018-19 against 7.4 per cent in 2017-18, according to the Economic Survey Report 2018-19.
Also found in: [+]
1 to 20 of 87,067