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Poison in their veins 27.6.2005 India Together - Agriculture

Researchers at the New Delhi based Centre for Science and Environment have found alarmingly high levels of pesticides in blood samples of villagers in Punjab, the showpiece state of India's green revolution. India needs to urgently take a tough look at the indiscriminate and careless use of pesticides, writes Ramesh Menon.
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India Together: Poison in their veins - 27 June 2005 23.6.2005 India Together
India Together: Poison in their veins - 27 June 2005
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Car Nicobar flight to recovery long & lonely but smiles are back 5.6.2005 The Indian Express -- Front Page
Car Nicobar flight to recovery long & lonely but smiles are back
Now, a swanky rythu bazar for Page 3 people- The Times of India 7.4.2005 TOI: Cities
Now, a swanky rythu bazar for Page 3 people- The Times of India
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An organic cup of tea, please 31.3.2005 India Together - Agriculture

Since 1980, organic tea consumption has grown by leaps and bounds. India too has joined this new green revolution with many farmers already growing organic tea or converting their plantations to do so. However many barriers have to be overcome before this sector realises its full potential. K V Prayukth reports.
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India Together: An organic cup of tea, please - 31 March 2005 29.3.2005 India Together
India Together: An organic cup of tea, please - 31 March 2005
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Organic farming takes hold in Rajasthan 21.3.2005 India Together - Agriculture

Large numbers of farmers have opted for a way of cultivation that does away with chemical pesticides, and most importantly, uses less water in a water-starved state. The dramatic results are nowhere more visible than in Rajasthan's Shekhawati belt, reports Deepa A.
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India Together: Organic farming takes hold in Rajasthan - 21 March 2005 20.3.2005 India Together
India Together: Organic farming takes hold in Rajasthan - 21 March 2005
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Klave to invest Rs 100-cr in logistics - The Economic Times 21.2.2005 ET: Agriculture
Klave to invest Rs 100-cr in logistics - The Economic Times
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India to improve agri productivity- The Economic Times 20.2.2005 ET: Foreign Trade
India to improve agri productivity- The Economic Times
Bio fertiliser companies eye global organic market - The Economic Times 5.1.2005 ET: Agriculture
Bio fertiliser companies eye global organic market - The Economic Times
Organic farming lands on 7,000 acres - The Economic Times 5.1.2005 ET: Agriculture
Organic farming lands on 7,000 acres - The Economic Times
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In Praise of Pesticides - The Times of India 13.12.2004 TOI: Interviews
In Praise of Pesticides - The Times of India
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THE LEADER ARTICLE: Cows Are Forever: Methane Gas the Answer to Oil Imports - The Times of India 8.12.2004 TOI: Editorial
THE LEADER ARTICLE: Cows Are Forever: Methane Gas the Answer to Oil Imports - The Times of India
Less seed, more harvest 1.12.2004 India Together - Agriculture

The System of Rice Intensification may provide small and marginal rice farmers a way out of their perennial worries - for water, better yields, and the preservation of soil health. Rajeev Natarajan reports on one farmer in Tamilnadu, whose tentative beginning has now turned into a strong conviction.
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Case for a moratorium on GM crops 1.12.2004 India Together - Agriculture

India's upcoming National Biotech Policy will aim at food security, health-safety, farmer well-being, protection of the environment and security of trade in farm commodities. But favouring GM crops over alternatives runs real risks of jeopardizing this agenda, argues Kasturi Das.
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Neutralising industrial waste with worms 1.9.2004 India Together - Environment

Vermicomposting to convert household waste into manure is widely used worldwide, but using it to treat toxic waste is relatively recent and yet to gain acceptance. Surekha Sule reports on the work of Dr.Suneet Dabke.
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Seeds of hope 1.8.2004 India Together - Environment

With the energy import bill rising all the time, and enormous energy needs still to be met, the government as well as private players are looking at biofuels as an alternative to traditional petroleum. K V Prayukth reports.
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A revolution long turned brown 1.8.2004 India Together - Agriculture

The measure of the Budget lies in whether the proposals have the potential to provide an effective solution to the crisis of the agrarian community. On that score, says Kasturi Das, there will be little to cheer as long as the government persist with the failed Green Revolution model.
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Environment and the new Government 1.6.2004 India Together - Environment

June 5 is the UN World Environment Day. Ashish Kothari reflects on the challenges and opportunities for the new government and civil society.
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