User: phemk23 Topic: Indian Agriculture
Category: South India Agriculture
Last updated: Mar 27 2017 05:46 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Amma canteens short of stock after Jaya's death 26.3.2017 Deccan Herald - National
Amma canteens in Tamil Nadu, which are known for providing food at subsidised rates to the poor, are facing shortage in supply of essential commodities. Though the canteens across the state continue to maintain the quality of food, limited supply of commodities such as dal, rice and other ingredients has forced the authorities to cook less in several parts of the city. The Tamil Nadu Civil Supplies Corporation (TNCSC) supplies rice, urad dal, toor dal and edible oil to Amma canteens on a regular basis. However, due to a lack of stock, it has not been able to supply the required commodities regularly. Opposition DMK has even staged a one-day strike against the shortage of essential commodities at ration shops, controlled by the TNCSC. "We cook less these days due to the short supply of rice and other commodities," an Amma canteen staff member employed in Nungambakkam area here said. According to him, each canteen, on an average, feeds almost 500 people a day in three shifts. However, at present, most of ...
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Hatsun to set up two green field projects 26.3.2017 Hindu: Business
Plans to invest ₹400 cr. during 2017-18
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Kerala seeks Rs 1,000 crore from Centre to face worst drought in 115 years 26.3.2017 News
With the State facing the worst drought it has seen in the past 115 years, the Government of Kerala is seeking the central government to release a drought relief assistance of close to Rs 1000 crore. Ministers from the State are expected to meet the Union Minister of Agriculture and Farmers' Welfare Radha Mohan Singh and others on March 28."Apart from a huge loss in agriculture, there were costs in terms of water supply and others. We have estimated the loss to the tune of close to Rs 1,000 crore and we are asking assistance from the centre," E Chandrasekharan, Minister for Revenue and Housing told Business Standard.While the government has announced all the districts as drought hit in the end of October, 2016 and has been taking steps to overcome the tough situation, almost 30,000 hectres of crops has already been affected and more losses are expected in the coming months if the rainfall continues to be lower.V S Sunil Kumar, Minister for Agriculture, Kerala said, "Around 30,000 ...
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Gold rush proves to be short-lived one 26.3.2017 Hindu: Vijayawada
Two-and-a-half year old AgriGold agitation to continue; the group collected ₹7,623 crore from 32 lakh customers
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Now, Bengaluru micro brewers go against the grain, let humble ragi add a fizz 26.3.2017 Hindu: Bangalore
Many curious takers are opting for the freshly brewed drink from the popular millet as breweries are experimenting with several locally grown fruits, spices and veggies
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Siddaramaiah felicitates six women achievers 25.3.2017 Deccan Herald - City
Six women achievers were felicitated by Chief Minister Siddaramaiah at the International Women's Day function organised by the Karnataka State Government Employees' Association at the Vidhana Soudha Banquet hall on Saturday. In the administration category, Yashoda Bopanna, director of the Karnataka Secondary Education and Examination Board, was recognised for her efforts to improve learning achievements of students. Prof K S Jayasree, vice president, Jagdale Scientific Research Foundation, received the award in the category of medicine for her extensive work on popularising the use of ayurvedic treatment and for her research work in the field. Women's development In the field of women's development, social workers Prema Manjunath from Hassan and Radha Das from Kundapura were felicitated. Prema has been training women in tailoring and fashion for the past 15 years and Radha has been working to provide education to poor students, provide drinking water, sanitation and other facilities in her village. In ...
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Cooperative banks still feel the pinch of note ban 25.3.2017 Hindu: Karnataka
The ripples are yet to settle in district central cooperative banks even four months after demonetisation
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Millet lovers are spoilt for choice at this mela 25.3.2017 Hindu: Home
Nearly one lakh agriculturists have started growing millets to meet the demand
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Farmers rue ‘paltry’ Central aid 25.3.2017 Hindu: News
Farmers in the delta region are aghast at what they have termed as the Centre’s paltry grant of ₹2,014.45 crore towards drought relief, saying the amount isn’t even enough to compensate for the losses...
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‘Young entrepreneurs should invest in State’ 25.3.2017 Hindu: News
Two-day business summit begins in Hosapete
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Jagan’s behaviour decried 25.3.2017 Hindu: Andhra Pradesh
He unfairly targeted Prathipati, says Yanamala
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Now, it’s home to the homeless farm labourers 25.3.2017 Hindu: Karnataka
Land Reforms (Amendment) Bill, 2016, passed in Assembly
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A push for integrated farming 25.3.2017 Hindu: Kerala
Farming, animal husbandry, fisheries come together under project
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KAU throws open library doors to all 25.3.2017 Hindu: Kerala
The library is housed in a 4,000-sq m building at Vellanikkara
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Agricultural labourers to become owners of houses they live in 24.3.2017 deccanherald.com
On the lines of 'Land to the Tiller' law, the Karnataka legislature onFriday passed a Bill which gives tenants ownership of the house in which they live in new revenue villages. The occupants should be agriculture labourers living in groups or colonies. The Legislative Assembly unanimously passed the Karnataka Land Reforms (Amendment) Bill, 2016. The ruling Congress, in particular Chief Minister Siddaramaiah, hailed the Bill as 'revolutionary' and 'historic'. Karnataka has created history by bringing in such a law. The party has fulfilled one of the promises made in the election manifesto in 2013, Siddaramaiah said. Congress members welcomed the passage of the Bill by thumping the desks. The Bill, piloted by Revenue Minister Kagodu Thimmappa, has made a provision for creating new revenue villages by altering the boundaries so that agriculture labourers get possession certificates of the houses they have occupied. But they should be living in new revenue villages to be created by deputy ...
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The Andhra flavour in Gujarat’s fish 24.3.2017 Hindu: Opinion
Each fishing season, migrants from coastal Andhra Pradesh arrive in droves at Veraval. Mahesh Langa and Santosh Patnaik report on how this journey to escape poverty has built the fortunes of the coastal town in Gujarat
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Andhra assembly passes resolution against Leader of Opposition 24.3.2017 All News-IANS Stories
The Andhra Pradesh Assembly on Friday passed a resolution condemning the behaviour of Leader of Opposition Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy in the house.
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India`s monsoon likely to escape El Nino unscathed: IMD 24.3.2017 Zee News : India National
India is likely to emerge unscathed from the El Nino weather pattern as it is expected to set in only during the latter part of the four-month monsoon season, a top weather official said, indicating a timely arrival of crop-nourishing rains.
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India's monsoon likely to escape El Nino unscathed-weather office 24.3.2017 Sify Finance
By Sudarshan Varadhan and Mayank Bhardwaj
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Kerala health organisations call for 100% smoke free places 24.3.2017 DNA: Health
Health organisations in Kerala have called for 100 percent tobacco smoke-free public places as the world "unites to end Tuberculosis (TB)" on World Tuberculosis Day, today.
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