User: phemk23 Topic: Indian Agriculture
Category: Northern Plains
Last updated: Apr 06 2020 17:40 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Caught napping over migrants' exodus, BJP fights back 6.4.2020 Rediff: News
'We had no inkling this would come. Admittedly, we failed to inspire confidence in migrants that no harm would come to them if they stayed back.' Radhika Ramaseshan reports.
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Zoos on high alert after tiger in US gets COVID-19 6.4.2020 Rediff: News
The female tiger, named Nadia, is believed to be the first known case of an animal infected with COVID-19 in the US. It is suspected that she contracted the virus from a caretaker who was asymptomatic at that time.
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Lockdown: Cricketers with wider interests cope better 6.4.2020 Rediff: Cricket
Professional cricket, like most other sports, has come to a grinding halt in the wake of the global health crisis which has also forced lockdowns in several places. Paddy Upton felt fringe players would be particularly disappointed with the uncertainty around this year's edition, which has been put back to April 15 with another postponement seemingly inevitable.
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COVID-19 patient’s residential area declared Containment Zone in NL 6.4.2020 The Assam Tribune
COVID-19 patient’s residential area declared Containment Zone in NL
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Harbhajan to feed 5000 families in Jalandhar 5.4.2020 Rediff: Cricket
Former India spinner Harbhajan Singh has pledged to feed 5000 under-privileged families in his native Jalandhar, who are suffering due to the coronavirus pandemic which has infected over a million people globally and wreaked havoc on the economy.
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Relaxation to farm sector 5.4.2020 The Assam Tribune
Relaxation to farm sector
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Rongmei organisations laud N Biren 5.4.2020 Manipur: E-Pao
Rongmei organisations laud N Biren
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To allow essentials Centre widens grocery inclusions 4.4.2020 Rediff: Business
In the last one week several companies have had to face the hurdle of making a distinction between what's essential and what's not. To help them the government has now clarified that grocery would include hygiene products such as hand wash, soaps, disinfectants, body wash, shampoo, surface cleaners, detergents, tissue paper, toothpaste, oral care, sanitary pads, diapers, chargers and battery cells, etc.
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How a small town in India is fighting coronavirus 3.4.2020 Rediff: News
Far from the metros and big cities, the coronavirus crisis in the country's districts, towns and villages is being led by district magistrates.<br>The responsibility of keeping the pandemic under control lies with the DM or collector.<br>Subrat Kumar Sen, the young district magistrate of Saran, north Bihar, tells <em>Rediff.com</em>'s <strong>Archana Masih</strong> how he and his staff are combating a crisis that no one has confronted before.
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How COVID-19 could change India's political economy 3.4.2020 Rediff: Business
'While the poor have little say in shaping India's intellectual or public discourse, they do have a significant role in deciding political outcomes,' points out Roshan Kishore.
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As harvest season looms, how will the coronavirus lockdown affect agriculture? 2.4.2020 Scroll.in
Vegetable farmers are already reeling under losses and wheat farmers are worried about labour shortages.
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State milk producers facing acute crisis of cattle-feed 1.4.2020 The Assam Tribune
State milk producers facing acute crisis of cattle-feed
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NREGS wages go up, thanks to inflation 1.4.2020 India News | Latest News Headlines & Live Updates from India - Times of India
As new rates come into force from Wednesday, the national average wage stands at Rs 202 per day, which is Rs 20 higher than 2019-20. None of the states has registered zero increase while the lowest hike is Rs 13 and the highest Rs 34. The welcome changehas been possible because of a spike in retail inflation for agriculture labourers - Consumer Price Index (Agriculture Labour).
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Free wheat of no use when flour mills are shut 31.3.2020 Rediff: Business
To ensure enough food to the poor during the lockdown, the government last week started distributing free 5 kg of rice or wheat per person and 1 kg pulse per household under the Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojana to over 81 crore PDS beneficiaries.
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Donations continue to pour in 31.3.2020 The Assam Tribune
Donations continue to pour in
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The coronavirus flight: How Indians helped Indians 29.3.2020 Rediff: News
Bureaucratic insensitivity gave way to compassion with the state administration, police and passersby joining forces to help the stream of Indians fleeing Delhi.
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151 medical packages airlifted to Imphal 29.3.2020 Manipur: E-Pao
151 medical packages airlifted to Imphal
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UP govt arranges 1,000 buses for migrant workers 28.3.2020 Rediff: News
Officials of the Transport Department, bus drivers and conductors were contacted on Friday night to help the people who were stranded in Noida, Ghaziabad, Bulandshahar and Aligarh, among other places, he said.
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Day 4 of lockdown: Ground reports from cities 28.3.2020 India News | Latest News Headlines & Live Updates from India - Times of India
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PM calls for concrete plan to fight COVID-19 at virtual G20 summit 28.3.2020 Manipur: E-Pao
PM calls for concrete plan to fight COVID-19 at virtual G20 summit
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