User: phemk23 Topic: Indian Agriculture
Category: Central India Agriculture
Last updated: May 26 2017 17:57 IST RSS 2.0
 
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PM lays foundation of third IARI on Assam-Arunachal border 26.5.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday laid the foundation stone of the third Indian Agricultural Research Institute (IARI) here in Assam.
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Maoists torch Jharkhand railway station 26.5.2017 All News-IANS Stories
More than 50 Maoist guerrillas have torched a railway station in Jharkhand's Bokaro district to protest changes made in two land acts in the state, police said on Friday.
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As Modi rises, so does yoga tycoon Baba Ramdev and his Patanjali empire 24.5.2017 All Economy & Policy Stories
It is a partnership that reveals the inner workings of influence and money in Modi's India
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24 dead, 8 injured as bus plunges into deep gorge in Uttarakhand 24.5.2017 All Current Affairs Stories
The accident took place near Nalupani in Uttarkashi
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Chhattisgarh eyeing to step up paddy production by 2% this Kharif season 23.5.2017 Business Standard: Economy & Policy
State has set a target of 8.2 million tonnes; Last year, it was among top 3 rice-producing states
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506 pupils from 172 schools exhibit skills in painting competition 23.5.2017 TOI: Patna
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‘Pigeonpea DNA re-sequencing will lead to superior varieties’ 23.5.2017 Hindu: News
Research traces its likely origin to Madhya Pradesh
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Scientists crack tur dal code to enhance varieties, yields 22.5.2017 BusinessLine - News
The scientists may have just zeroed in on the origin of domesticated pigeon pea or arhar or tur dal. A multi-institute research, which has re-sequenced the genome of this crop, have traced the likely...
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Adityanath govt plans to introduce 'thaali' at Rs 5 for the poor 22.5.2017 Latest News
Adityanath draws inspiration from Chhattisgarh where he tasted a Rs 5 meal provided by the govt
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Yogi Adityanath's government mulls 'thaali' at Rs 5 for the poor 22.5.2017 TOI: Lucknow Times
UP minister Laxmi Narayan Chaudhary said,"The thaali will consist of rice, chapattis, daal, a vegetable dish and papad. All this will be made available at a price of Rs 5".
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Yogi Adityanath govt mulls 'thaali' at Rs 5 for the poor in UP 22.5.2017 Zee News : States
Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh is thinking of introducing a 'thaali' priced at just Rs 5.
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UP: Adityanath govt mulls 'thaali' at Rs 5 for the poor 22.5.2017 deccanherald.com
To ensure that people belonging to economically weaker sections get at least one square meal a day, the Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh is thinking of introducing a thaali priced at just Rs 5. "The thaali will consist of rice, chapattis, daal, a vegetable dish and papad. All this will be made available at a price of Rs 5," UP minister Laxmi Narayan Chaudhary told PTI. Chaudhary holds the charge of the dairy development, religious affairs, culture, minority welfare, Muslim Waqf and Haj departments in the Adityanath government. The minister said that during a recent official tour to Chhattisgarh he happened to taste a Rs 5 meal, which was being provided by the government of that state. "I tasted a Rs 5 thaali while on tour. I was moving from one institution to another. We made a stoppage that was spontaneous and not pre-planned. It was there we had the Rs 5 meal," Chaudhary said. He said the food was clean, hygienic and tasted really good. "I was satisfied with the food and overall cleanliness ...
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62,000 tonne: Foodgrain wasted by FCI 22.5.2017 DNA: Opinion
While India ranks 55th in the Global Hunger Index (GHI), an RTI reply has revealed that around 62,000 tonnes of foodgrains, mainly rice and wheat have been damaged in the godowns of the Food Corporation of India (FCI) in the last six years with Maharashtra topping the list of states. Every year, crores of rupees are spent to prevent decay and then again a whooping sum is spent to dispose of the piled up waste. The RTI reply given by the Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food & Public Distribution has pegged the damaged foodgrains grains to 61,824 tonnes between 2011-12 and 2016-17. The FCI has 1,889 warehouses across the country. Many of them located in Madhya Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu & Kashmir, Uttarakhand, Arunachal Pradesh and Manipur did not report any damages. According to an estimate, the wasted grains could have fed 8 lakh poor people under the National Food Security Act for an entire year. In 2016-17 (up to March 1), a damage of 8,679 tonnes of foodgrains was ...
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What needs to be done - and is being done - to employ more Indians, and to make them employable 21.5.2017 TOI: All Headlines
What needs to be done - and is being done - to employ more Indians, and to make them employable
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Govt begins spade work for shifting financial year to Jan-Dec 21.5.2017 News
Last year, a high-level committee was set-up to study the feasibility of shifting the FY to Jan 1
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WB: Four dead as car of ex-MLA son rams into workers 21.5.2017 New Kerala: West Bengal
WB: Four dead as car of ex-MLA son rams into workers
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What needs to be done - and is being done - to employ more Indians, and to make them employable 21.5.2017 ET: Jobs
According to the government’s labour survey, between April and December 2016, India created just 2.31 lakh new jobs or in eight labour-intensive sectors.
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Naxalbari at 50 20.5.2017 Hindu: Arts
The movement lost steam very soon after it began, but it helped bring poor peasants and farm labourers to the forefront of the nation’s imagination
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'Dave was not allowed to protect Narmada dam oustees' 18.5.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Noted environmental activists Medha Patkar and Prafulla Samantara believe Union Environment Minister Anil Dave, a committed environmentalist who had worked on green projects including conservation of the Narmada river, was perhaps not allowed the space to act on his ideas to protect the displaced people of the river dam project.
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Everything new in the supermarket is not so good 17.5.2017 Latest News
Realising this, shoppers are shunning processed, packaged products
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