User: phemk23 Topic: Indian Agriculture
Category: Western India Agriculture
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A small group of cyclists is trying to transform the way visitors experience Goa 17.2.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
A number of bicycle tours want to break the perception that the nation’s smallest state is all about partying and beach shacks.
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The Modi Years: Do farmers have better protection against crop losses? 14.2.2019 Scroll.in
Private insurance companies have benefitted more than farmers from the new crop insurance scheme.
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Farmers or corporates: Who benefits from Andhra Pradesh’s natural farming project? 14.2.2019 Scroll.in
The government’s choice of partners has raised concerns.
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Modernisation of Ordnance Factories 13.2.2019 Govt of india: PIB
Modernization of Ordnance Factories is an on-going process with an objective to create, maintain and modernize all the capital assets, with appropriate contemporary technology for indigenous production of Defence equipment.
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Lok Sabha polls: BJP’s aim of winning 43 seats in Maharashtra is bereft of reality, says Shiv Sena 11.2.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
The saffron party gives politics more importance than ‘people’s issues’, the Shiv Sena said in an editorial on Monday.
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Retracing 25-year struggle to end farm suicides 8.2.2019 Sify Finance
On February 8, 1995, an enthusiastic, 35-year-old engineering-cum-management graduate arrived at Paradh, a small village in the Yavatmal district, to address a group of around 2,000 farmers - an event that would bring their plight onto the world stage.
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Winter food in India is incomplete without fresh beans like cholia and averakai 7.2.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Have you ever tried hare channe ki barfi?
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Government is committed to providing greater access to rural milk producers by strengthening dairy infrastructure 6.2.2019 Govt of india: PIB
Union Minister of Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare Shri Radha Mohan Singh has said that government is committed to doubling farmers’ income by 2022 by providing greater access to rural milk producers by strengthening dairy infrastructure in order to help generate year round income and gainful employment.
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'Once again Modi has done jumlabaazi' 6.2.2019 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
'He is not looking at the interest of farmers. He only wants to do the politics of elections.''This Budget is for the new super India. It is exploiting the villages of Bharat.'
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Meera Sanyal didn’t win any elections, but she did make a difference in her beloved Mumbai 4.2.2019 Scroll.in
The banker-turned-politician, who died on January 11, had a vision for the city’s eastern seaboard that might be brought to fruition soon.
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First State Level Awareness Programme on Agri Export Policy Held in Pune 4.2.2019 Govt of india: PIB
    Suresh Prabhu addressing the first state level awareness programme on agri export policy   Commerce Minister, Suresh Prabhu,in his address at the first state level awareness programme on agriculture export policy said that in order to achieve the purpose of the policy clusters have been identified across the country for development of agriculture exports.
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How Modi’s crop insurance scheme benefits private insurers far more than it does farmers 1.2.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Insurers retained under 12% of the public money that went into earlier crop insurance programmes, the rest was given to farmers. Now they retain up to 44%.
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Migratory harrier birds are no longer flocking in large numbers to India 31.1.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
One of the main reasons for the decline in harrier numbers is the destruction of the grasslands in both breeding and wintering areas, according to scientists.
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Modi’s ambitious crop insurance scheme is failing. Here are the hard facts 31.1.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Rapid increase in enrolment was to be the hallmark of Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana. Instead, coverage is shrinking.
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Maharashtra drought: Centre sanctions over Rs 4,700 crore in assistance 30.1.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
However, the Congress criticised the decision, saying that the state government had sought Rs 7,962 crore.
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High Level Committee chaired by Union Home Minister approves Central assistance of Rs 7,214.03 crore to States affected by natural disasters 29.1.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The High Level Committee chaired by the Union Home Minister, Shri Rajnath Singh, approved the additional Central assistance from National Disaster Response Fund (NDRF) of Rs 7214.03 crore to 6 States and one Union Territory, viz. Rs 317.44 crore to Himachal Pradesh (floods & landslides), Rs 191.73 crore to Uttar Pradesh (floods), Rs. 900.40 crore to Andhra Pradesh (drought), Rs. 127.60 crore to Gujarat (drought), Rs. 949.49 crore to Karnataka (drought), Rs. 4,714.
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No place for cane growers in farm package 28.1.2019 Sify Finance
A big relief package for the distressed farmers in the country is set to be announced soon but the sugarcane growers, who have pending arrears of around Rs 19,000 crore, are likely to be left out as a fallout of the tiff between the millers and the government.
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India’s farmers are throwing away their produce in despair – and there’s only one way to stop them 28.1.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Loan waivers are not the solution. New jobs are.
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National Conclave on Technical Textiles at Mumbai 27.1.2019 Govt of india: PIB
Ministry of Textiles will hold National Conclave on Technical Textiles on 29th January 2019 in Mumbai. The event will also be a curtain raiser for TechnoTex 2019.The conclave will be presided over by the Union Minister of Textiles, Smriti Zubin Irani.
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PHOTOS: R-Day parade pays tribute to Mahatma Gandhi 26.1.2019 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
Various facets of Mahatma Gandhi's life journey were displayed by the 22 tableaux that rolled down the Rajpath during the 70th Republic Day Parade.
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