User: phemk23 Topic: Indian Agriculture
Category: Eastern India Agriculture
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Cities must know more about desertification and be a part of the solution: Sunita Narain, CSE 14.9.2019 Citizen Matters
As the 14th Conference of Parties (COP) to the UN Convention to Combat Desertification was held in New Delhi, we spoke to Sunita Narain, Director-General of Centre for Science and Environment, to know what our cities can do to mitigate the looming environmental crisis.
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Photo essay: A photojournalist travelled along the Ganga to document the river and its people 9.9.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
In rural Uttar Pradesh, Jharkhand and West Bengal, the Ganga isn't just a river. It is life itself.
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Four months after Oraon man is lynched in Jharkhand, bafflement at how neighbours could be so brutal 6.9.2019 Scroll.in
Prakash Lakra and three friends were waiting to skin a bull that had died a natural death. An upper-caste mob claimed they’d killed the animal.
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India sees wettest July-Aug in 25 years 31.8.2019 India News | Latest News Headlines & Live Updates from India - Times of India
July and August this year, the main monsoon months, were the wettest India has seen in 25 years.Countrywide rainfall in the two months has been 10% above normal, the highest since 1994, met records reveal. The surplus rainfall in July-August was a dramatic change from June, which witnessed a 33% rainfall deficit, the worst for the month in five years.
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Paddy output may fall 13%: Skymet 30.8.2019 India News | Latest News Headlines & Live Updates from India - Times of India
The country is likely to see a sharp increase in cotton production in the current crop season while the output of paddy, soyabean and pulses may dip, private weather forecaster Skymet said in a analysis of this year’s kharif crops. The country may see paddy output going down to 88.66 million tons from the 101.96 million tons produced a year ago.
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Watch: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee sieves, serves tea at a shop in seaside town Digha 22.8.2019 Scroll.in
Banerjee was in Digha to inaugurate a convention centre on August 20.
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CSIR research unit set up in Arunachal 21.8.2019 The Assam Tribune
CSIR research unit set up in Arunachal
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Shah, Nadda hold parleys for poll preparedness in Delhi, Haryana and Mah 20.8.2019 Central Chronicle
New Delhi,  BJP president Amit Shah and working president J P Nadda on Tuesday held a meeting of the party’s poll incharges from Delhi, Maharashtra and Haryana here.  The meeting assumes significance as these three states and Jharkhand will be going for Assembly polls shortly, sources said. On August 9, putting the party’s poll preparedness […]
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Vice President calls for structural reforms in the agricultural sector to make agriculture profitable and sustainable; 10.8.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu has called for introducing structural reforms in the agricultural sector along with financial assistance schemes like Direct Benefit Transfer to make agriculture profitable and sustainable.
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Need to usher nutrition revolution in the country: Vice President 3.8.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu has called for ushering a nutrition revolution in the county by creating women nutrition-warriors or change leaders at the hamlet level. Addressing the gathering after presenting the Outlook Poshan Awards 2019 under the “Outlook Speak out-Poshan” program on nutrition, organised by Outlook India, here today, the Vice President said the change leaders must create awareness and provide counseling by visiting every home in villages and hamlets in rural areas.
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Odisha gets geographical indication tag for rasagola 30.7.2019 DNA
With the tag, the sweet now appears in Class 30 of GI tagged products that include other items such as coffee, tea, cocoa, sugar, rice, and tapioca among other items
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Odisha gets Geographical Indication tag for its rasagola 29.7.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
The state government was under pressure to file for recognition of their variant of the sweet in 2018 after West Bengal got the GI tag for the same.
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Jute Bags 26.7.2019 Govt of india: PIB
An Order dated 30.11.2018 was published in Gazette of India to bring into effect the decision of the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) communicated vide 22ndNovember, 2018 stipulating that 100 per cent food grains and 20 per cent sugar shall be mandatorily packed in diversified jute bags.
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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.
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DST workshop on Geospatial Technology begins 9.7.2019 The Assam Tribune
DST workshop on Geospatial Technology begins
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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.
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Capacity building programme on scientific cultivation of rice held 4.7.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
Capacity building programme on scientific cultivation of rice held
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#BoycottDabur: Why a Tagore poem in an India-Bangladesh World Cup ad has outraged Bengalis 2.7.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
The spot seems to ignore the fact that Bengali cultural symbols are not exclusive to Bangladesh but also part of the heritage of West Bengal.
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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.
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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.
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