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How to build a garden in 8 steps 18.1.2018 Deccan Herald - Supplements
Just because youve moved into an urban apartment doesnt mean that your tryst with Mother Nature must come to an end. The ability to imbue elements from nature into modern homes has been something that homeowners have strived to do for several decades now. In recent times, there has been a growing awareness surrounding the depleting natural resources of our planet. At the same time, blending (or contrasting) modern balcony decor with organic elements create a visual spectacle that makes you feel peaceful, serene and most importantly, welcomed, transforming your abode into a sanctuary. With these creative decor tips, you can make your very own balcony or terrace garden in your little humble apartment. Location matters Far too often, even the most brilliant ideas dont quite translate into reality due to the selection of a less-than-ideal spot. Begin by asking yourself what is that you love about nature, gardens and being outdoors in general. More than likely, it would have something to do with feelings of ...
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Startups gear up to woo city at international millet fair today 18.1.2018 deccanherald.com
Startups across Bengaluru are looking to participate in the international organic and millets fair, which will kickstart on Friday, with an aim to showcase a wide range of products, including snacks, food mixes and cakes. One such entity is Grami, a two-year-old startup that specialises in millet cookies. "This is a great opportunity to showcase our products and also promote startups like ours," said Jayakumar, founder of Grami. He felt that with the government promoting such a venture, millets will have an impact on the country. Mamtha, founder of Easy Food Ventures that provides breakfast mixes, said that millet-based products are yet to find a place in the commercial market. Moms know best Two mothers aim to use the event to promote their products, meant exclusively for children. "We make cookies, pancakes and other products for children from millets, which is highly nutritious," said Meghana Narayan, co-founder of Slurrp Farm. Meghana, along with her friend Shauravi Malik, conceived the idea of ...
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Two day long Sikkim Organic Day 2018 Concluded Today 18.1.2018 Voice of Sikkim
18 Jan, Gangtok (IPR) : Sikkim Organic Day 2018 concluded today with its valedictory function being presided over by the Chief Minister of Sikkim, Shri Pawan Chamling as the Chief Guest. Held at the Conference Hall at Saramsa Garden, the valedictory function was also chaired by the Hon’ble Minister for Agriculture and Horticulture , Shri […]
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Organic and millets mela from today 18.1.2018 Hindu: Cities
Billed as the largest congregation of India's organic community
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To market, to market 18.1.2018 Hindu: Home
Chefs at The Park join hands with local farmers from Nalla Keerai to create an organic brunch, complete with a little pop up vegetable market
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How Farmizen is helping people of Bengaluru reconnect with farming 18.1.2018 Hindu: Cities
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IFC and Clearwater Capital to invest in distressed assets in India 18.1.2018 Latest News
IFC will be channeling financing to local companies in distress, supporting them to meet their financial obligations, achieve sustainable growth and contribute to job creation and local economic stabi
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LT Foods announces board meeting date 18.1.2018 General News
On 8 February 2018
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Brewed by tribals, looking to go premium 18.1.2018 Hindu: News
Under the shadow of the large planters of Kodagu and Chikkamagaluru districts, who dominate the coffee sector in the State, are the Soliga tribals eking out a living on the bean amid the forests of BR...
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Celebrities who are supporting the initiative 18.1.2018 Hindu: News
With the Organics & Millets 2018- International Trade Fair at Bengaluru Palace to get under way from January 19 to 21, several prominent personalities, including cine stars Puneet Rajkumar and fr...
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Millet, the new sunrise sector 18.1.2018 Hindu: News
It’s not just IT & BT that have emerged as sunrise sectors for Bengaluru and Karnataka. The humble millet is now turning out to be a profitable sector for entrepreneurs in Bengaluru, and they are...
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Whatever They Told You About Private Safari South Africa Is Dead Wrong…And Here’s Why 17.1.2018 Central Chronicle
Whatever They Told You About Private Safari South Africa Is Dead Wrong…And Here’s Why So,... more »
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Brewers gear up to serve millet beer at global trade fair 17.1.2018 Deccan Herald - News
Microbreweries in Bengaluru are looking up to serve millet beers to customers as the three-day Organics and Millets 2018 - International Trade Fair begins on Friday. Breweries have already started preparing beer with millets. Narayan Manepally, the founder of Geist Beer and a member of Craft Brewers Association of India, said five Bengaluru-based brewers - Toit, Brewsky, Biere Club, Biere Street and Brewklyn - would take part in the fair. Manepally said the idea was to increase farmers income by sourcing millets at a higher cost. "That will create a connection with farmers," he added. Agriculture Minister Krishna Byre Gowda said he was happy that craft brewers had started trying millet-based brews. "Currently, most of their ingredients, barley and wheat, are imported. Perhaps textured and diverse beers can be brewed from millets. So, it will enhance the experience of craft beer connoisseurs. We hope people will like these choices. I hope it will become a staple offering in Bengaluru craft breweries and ...
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International coffee fest opens in Bengaluru 17.1.2018 All News-IANS Stories
The seventh edition of the International Coffee Festival began here on Wednesday after a four-year gap.
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'Global merger of Bayer CropScience and Monsanto needs Indian approval' (Special to IANS) 17.1.2018 All News-IANS Stories
The global merger of Bayer CropScience and Monsanto cannot happen unless the Competition Commission of India (CCI) approves their merger in India, according to a top official of Bayer in India.
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The real FarmVille 17.1.2018 Hindu: Leisure
How Farmizen is helping city dwellers reconnect with the skill of farming and with nature
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Food festival from Jan 26 to pay gratitude to farmers 17.1.2018 Central Chronicle » Bhopal
Chronicle Reporter, Bhopal The Bhopal Food Festival will be held from January 26 to 28... more »
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International millet festival on Friday 16.1.2018 deccanherald.com
Karnataka is gearing up for an international millet festival on Friday. It will host the countrys top chefs who spoke about the benefits of millets. The Agriculture department is hosting the organics and millets international fair. Among some of the most popular chefs in the city who talked about using organic food and millet for consumption were executive Chef, Ramasamy Selvaraju of Taj Vivanta, master chef Shazia Khan, executive chef of Radisson Blue, Kashi Vishwanath and others. "While most restaurateurs focus on using millets for traditional foods like dosa, idli, and bisi-bele bath, it is important for us to recreate cuisines from all over the world with millets. We have come up with millet-based recipes for pastas, stews, pizzas, cakes, pastries, and even ice creams." said Chef Selvaraj. Minister of agriculture, Krishna Byre Gowda said in an earlier event which marked the precursor of the international fair that the millet festival gives an opportunity for the farmers to exhibit and promote their ...
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Farmers told to grow millets to fight malnutrition 16.1.2018 Deccan Herald - News
Law and Parliamentary Affairs Minister T B Jayachandra on Tuesday, opined that only millets can combat the rising malnutrition in the country. "People should consume millets and keep malnutrition at bay. Agricultural universities should conduct more studies in this regard," he said. Speaking at a symposium organised as part of Shivarathreeshwara Shivayogi Jatra Mahotsava at Suttur he said that most of the children are suffering from malnutrition, which is bad for the future of the country. "Agriculture and food scientists should take up the responsibility and encourage farmers to grow millets and create awareness among the people to consume millets," he said. "The use of chemical fertilisers has a negative impact on the health of the people. It has become inevitable for the farmers to concentrate on organic farming. The farmers should form groups to rejuvenate the lakes and increase agriculture sub-production," he suggested. Cooperative policies State Sugarcane Growers Association president Kurubur ...
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Towards cities free of landfills 16.1.2018 HBL: Home
Name of the company: Clean India Ventures Set up in: 2015 Based in: New Delhi Founder: Alok Gupta Funding received: Self funded What it does: Works in the field of waste to compost. It crea...
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