User: phemk23 Topic: Indian Agriculture
Category: Northern Plains
Last updated: Aug 23 2019 09:41 IST RSS 2.0
 
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These two novels by one writer, set in rural Rajasthan, venture into the darkness of personal spaces 23.8.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Excerpts from Anukrti Upadhyay’s novellas ‘Bhaunri’ and ‘Daura’.
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Modi government is relying on cesses to collect tax revenue. What does this mean for federalism? 22.8.2019 Scroll.in
Experts have been advocating that their use be curbed.
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UPSSSC releases admit card for Sugarcane Supervisor recruitment exam at upsssc.gov.in 22.8.2019 Scroll.in
The exam is scheduled to be conducted on August 31st and now the admit card has been issued for the same.
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How catastrophic will climate change in the Himalayas be for the rest of India (and the world)? 22.8.2019 Scroll.in
‘Wild Himalaya’ is Stephen Alter’s monumental history of mountain range explores its present and its future as well as its past.
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Reduce,Rebate and Reuse Milk Pouches to save Environment 21.8.2019 Govt of india: PIB
A high level meeting was held under the Chairmanship of Secretary, Department of Animal Husbandry & Dairying to review the milk situation in the country today. The meeting was attended by senior officers of State Cooperative Dairy Federations/, CEOs/Managing Directors of Private Dairies, Representatives from Ministry of Women & Child Development, School Education and Literacy, Commerce & Industries, National Dairy Development Board & APEDA.
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9th Session of India-Kenya Joint Trade Committee Held in New Delhi 21.8.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The 9thSession of the India-Kenya Joint Trade Committee (JTC) was held on 19th – 20th August 2019 in New Delhi. The Indian delegation was led by Union Minister of Commerce & Industry and Railways, Piyush Goyal.
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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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MHA grants central assistance of Rs 4432.10 cr for Odisha, Karnataka, HP from NDRF 20.8.2019 Central Chronicle
New Delhi,  The High Level Committee (HLC) of the Union Home Ministry has approved Rs 4432.10 crore of additional ‘Central Assistance’ to Odisha, Karnataka and Himachal Pradesh from National Disaster Response Fund (NDRF). The assistance was sought in the wake of drought (Rabi) of 2018-19, avalanches, hailstorms, landslides and cyclone ‘Fani’ (2019) affecting the states.  […]
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High Level Committee chaired by Union Home Minister approves Rs 4432.10 crore of additional Central assistance to Odisha, Karnataka and Himachal Pradesh 20.8.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The High Level Committee (HLC), chaired by the Union Minister for Home Affairs Shri Amit Shah, met in New Delhi on 19th August 2019 to consider additional central assistance to three states, which were affected by drought (rabi) of 2018-19, avalanches, hailstorms, landslides and cyclone ‘Fani’ during 2019.
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Prof Tabu Taid passes away 18.8.2019 The Assam Tribune
Prof Tabu Taid passes away
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India should make cooking gas cheaper for the poor and more expensive for the rich, says a new study 15.8.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
With these two changes, the central government’s Ujjwala scheme can help poor families end their dependence on firewood and cow dung.
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PM Modi calls for making India free from single-use plastic, asks for ‘first big step’ on October 2 15.8.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
In his Independence Day address, the prime minister urged authorities across the country to make arrangements for collecting plastic that citizens will pick up.
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41% reduction in stubble burning incidents in 2018 over 2016; Over 4500 villages of Haryana & Punjab declared as Zero Stubble Burning Villages: Director General ICAR 13.8.2019 Govt of india: PIB
Highlighting the considerable reduction in crop residue burning incidents in 2018, Dr. Trilochan Mohapatra, Secretary, Department of Agricultural Research & Education (DARE) & Director General, ICAR said that India has demonstrated through coordinated public and private efforts such challenges can be addressed effectively.
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Cabinet condoles death of former Union Cabinet Minister, Smt. Sushma Swaraj 13.8.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The Cabinet expresses profound sorrow atthe sad demise of Smt. Sushma Swaraj, former Union Cabinet Minister in the night of 06th August, 2019 at AIIMS. New Delhi. In her passing away, the country has lost a distinguished leader and an outstanding parliamentarian.
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Top news: Supreme Court refuses to lift restrictions in Jammu and Kashmir 13.8.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
The biggest stories of the day.
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Jammu and Kashmir: Man seen talking to Ajit Doval in viral video says he didn’t know who he was 13.8.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Mohammad Mansoor Magray, 62, said he would not have gone to meet Doval if he knew he was the national security advisor.
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Commerce and Industry Minister leads a high-power delegation to Vladivostok 13.8.2019 Govt of india: PIB
Commerce and Industry Minister, Piyush Goyal led a high-power delegation of Chief Ministers of Haryana, Gujarat, Uttar Pradesh and Goa and about 140 Indian companies toVladivostok, Russia from August 11-13, 2019.
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A Dalit movement for land rights is sweeping across southern Punjab 11.8.2019 Scroll.in
When Scheduled Castes weren’t given 33% of agricultural village common land, as required by an old regulation, they decided to fight for it.
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2-day exhibition on DAE Technologies: Empowering India through Technology, inaugurated in New Delhi 11.8.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The Department of Atomic Energy (DAE), Government of India, is organizing a two-day exhibition on DAE spin-off technologies for non-power applications at New MotiBagh recreation club, New Delhi. The exhibition was inaugurated by the Chairman, Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) Shri Rakesh Gupta here today.
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Interview: Meet India’s top cow official. He wants to start cow tours, cow lectures, cow hostels 11.8.2019 Scroll.in
Dr Vallabh Kathiria thinks cows are linked to 25-30 ministries, including civil aviation and external affairs.
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