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How pesticide overuse is turning Kerala’s rice bowl into an ecological wasteland 17.2.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
The state was supposed to shift completely to organic farming by 2020. That remains a distant dream.
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National Seminar on Science & Technology for Rural Development 15.2.2019 Central Chronicle
Chronicle Reporter, Bhopal, National Seminar on “Science & Technology for Rural Development” was jointly organized by Faculty of Agriculture and Agriculture Research Complex at Rabindranath Tagore University from 12th to 13th February 2019.This seminar was organized in association with M.P. Council of Science & Technology. In this national seminar, about 175 participants participated. The major objective […]
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MOA signed for procurement of organic ginger 15.2.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
MOA signed for procurement of organic ginger
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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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Can Andhra Pradesh’s ambitious plan to stop the use of chemicals in farms succeed? 13.2.2019 Scroll.in
Natural farming has improved yields in some areas but scaling it up to cover the entire state requires Rs 17,000 crore.
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Seminar to mark AAU golden jubilee from Feb 27 13.2.2019 The Assam Tribune
Seminar to mark AAU golden jubilee from Feb 27
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UK-India Research Innovation ties to cross 400m pound 13.2.2019 The Assam Tribune
UK-India Research Innovation ties to cross 400m pound
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Unparalleled collaboration needed from all nations to ensure sustainable development: Vice President 11.2.2019 Govt of india: PIB
Expressing his concern over the unprecedented scale of environmental degradation and its drastic consequences, the Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu called upon all nations to collaborate and cooperate in an equally unparalleled manner to ensure sustainable development.
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Promoting more balanced India-China Trade 8.2.2019 Govt of india: PIB
India’s exports to China have grown after several years. India is poised to achieve its highest ever exports to China this fiscal.  Between April-December 2018, exports were USD 12.7 billion which is closer to last year’s exports ofUSD 13.33 billion.
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Journey of Sustainable Growth and Change: Workshop on Global Environment Facility, UNDP Small Grants Programme(SGP) inaugurated 7.2.2019 Govt of india: PIB
A Workshop on MoEFCC-Global Environment Facility, UNDP Small Grants Programme(SGP) was inaugurated today in New Delhi by Shri C.K. Mishra,  Secretary, Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change(MoEFCC).
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National cow commission, promised in interim Budget, gets Cabinet approval 7.2.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
The commission will be tasked with providing a framework for cow conservation and development programmes, said the government.
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Labourer to estate owner: How the Araku Coffee project changed the lives of adivasi farmers 3.2.2019 Scroll.in
The CEO of Naandi Foundation on the big takeaways from the Teenage Girls Survey, and how they created a successful brand out of the coffee grown in Araku.
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Six months after floods, Kerala’s farm sector makes a come back 31.1.2019 Financial Chronicle
Wayanad Kerala Six months after a devastating deluge washed away thousands of hectares of land parcels---under cultivation of all kinds of agriculture crops including paddy and banana, vegetables and plantations crops like coffee, cocoa, coconut, tea, rubber, cardamom, pepper and other spices---that ruined the life and livelihood of thousands of farmers, Kerala’s agriculture sector is now on a road to remarkable  recovery. The deadly deluge that left a trail of destruction had almost crippled the state’s agriculture production. As per official figures (conservative), 3.14 lakh farmers suffered huge losses of over Rs 2,000 crore as close to 60,000 hectares of cropped area was fully destroyed in the floods during July-August last year. “The floods brought damage to the agriculture sector was unfathomable. Yet, a speedy recovery was possible only because of our increased focus on organic farming and commitment towards the conservation of indigenous seeds,’’ said Chandu, an organic farmer from Mananthawady ...
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Consumers lap into Bajaj Finance #FitForLife campaign; avail attractive EMI offers 29.1.2019 Sify Finance
Bajaj Finance Ltd, the lending arm of Bajaj Finserv, #FitForLife Campaign is enthralling consumers with its attractive easy EMI schemes on a gamut of
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After Darjeeling tea, can Darjeeling coffee be the next big thing? 29.1.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Long famous for their teas, the hills of North East and West Bengal are embracing coffee.
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Watch: James Bond hits peak political correctness (and perhaps satirises some serious things) 29.1.2019 Scroll.in
James Bond in ‘The Spy Who Consensually Agreed In Writing She Loved Me’.
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Luita Phanit / Hampai festival begins 29.1.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
Luita Phanit / Hampai festival begins
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Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) launches National Agricultural Higher Education Project (NAHEP) to attract talent and strengthen higher agricultural education in the country 28.1.2019 Govt of india: PIB
    Skilled human resources in agriculture must become the basis of agricultural advancement and in view of this, the Modi government has given special emphasis on the upliftment of agricultural education.
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Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) Republic Day Tableau Kisan Gandhi bags First Prize 28.1.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) was awarded First Prize for its Tableau, ‘Kisan Gandhi’ in the Republic Day Parade - 2019. Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman, Minister of Defence, handed over the award to the ICAR team here today.
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Sikkim Governor unfurls tricolour 27.1.2019 The Assam Tribune
Sikkim Governor unfurls tricolour
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