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Australian authorities warn about heat as temperature soars 15.1.2019 Zee News : Science and Technology
Australia, the world`s fourth largest wheat exporter, saw production of the grain fall to a 10-year low this year when dry weather wilted crops.
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9th International Conference on Micro Irrigation to be held at Aurangabad 14.1.2019 Govt of india: PIB
Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation, Government of India is organizingthe  9th International Micro Irrigation Conference on Modern Agriculture at Aurangabad in Maharashtra from January 16–18, 2019, in association with International Commission on Irrigation and Drainage (ICID), Indian National Committee on Surface Water (INCSW) and WAPCOS Limited, a CPSE under the Union Ministry of Water Resources, River Development & Ganga Rejuvenation.
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How Tamil Nadu’s Vaduvoor lake came to be a haven for migratory birds from as far as the Americas 13.1.2019 Scroll.in
It attracts up to 40,000 birds in peak season.
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Concern voiced over wanton killing of avian guests in Sivasagar waterbodies 13.1.2019 The Assam Tribune
Concern voiced over wanton killing of avian guests in Sivasagar waterbodies
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Day 2 of GAU Agri Fair: Need for Integrated Farming System stressed 13.1.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
Day 2 of GAU Agri Fair: Need for Integrated Farming System stressed
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Enough Water available, Key is efficient Water Management: Nitin Gadkari 11.1.2019 Govt of india: PIB
Shri Nitin Gadkari, Union Minister for Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation, Shipping and Road Transport & Highways today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Chief Ministers of Uttar Pradesh - Shri Yogi Adityanath, Rajasthan –Sh. Ashok Gehlot, Uttarakhand -Shri Trivendra Singh Rawat, Haryana- Shri Manohar Lal, Delhi - Shri Arvind Kejriwal, and Himachal Pradesh - Shri Jai Ram Thakur in New Delhi for the construction of Renukaji Multi-Purpose Dam project in the Upper Yamuna Basin.
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Eyes in the sky: Satellite technology is helping Meghalaya identify land to cultivate boro rice 10.1.2019 Scroll.in
The North Eastern Space Applications Centre has tapped into a suite of geospatial technologies.
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Six States to Sign Agreement for Renukaji Multipurpose Dam Project Tomorrow 10.1.2019 Govt of india: PIB
An agreement for Renukaji Dam Multipurpose Project will be signed here tomorrow among six states- Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Delhi, Rajasthan and Uttarakhand in the presence of Union Minister for Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation, Road Transport & Highways and Shipping Shri Nitin Gadkari.
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PM Narendra Modi launches projects worth Rs 2,980 cr in Agra 9.1.2019 Zee News : India National
PM Narendra Modi launched the Gangajal project to provide better and more assured water supply and also laid the foundation stone for an Integrated Command and Control Centre for the Agra Smart City project.
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Migratory birds flock water bodies at Yaralpat 9.1.2019 The Assam Tribune
Migratory birds flock water bodies at Yaralpat
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Space technology helps Meghalaya to expand boro rice cultivation 9.1.2019 The Assam Tribune
Space technology helps Meghalaya to expand boro rice cultivation
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Training imparted on ornamental fish culture 9.1.2019 The Assam Tribune
Training imparted on ornamental fish culture
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Fish Production and Consumption 8.1.2019 Govt of india: PIB
   The fisheries and aquaculture production contributes around 1% to India’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) and over 5% to the agricultural GDP.  According to Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) report “The State of World Fisheries and Aquaculture 2018” apparent per capita fish consumption in India[average(2013-15)] lies between a range of 5 to 10 Kg.   Keeping in view of the potential fisheries resources in the aquaculture, inland fisheries, coastal & marine fisheries and substantial scope of export augmentation, The Fisheries division of Department of Animal Husbandry, Dairying and Fisheries, Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, Government of India is implementing various developmental schemes under the umbrella of “Blue Revolution Scheme” for overall development of fisheries sector, including enhancement of production and productivity, improving the livelihood of the fishers and welfare of fishermen for realizing “Blue Revolution” in the country.
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Waste water use in agriculture: the ball reaches Supreme Court 8.1.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Channeling of Bengaluru's waste water into parched tanks of Kolar was a step to ensure the district got enough water to use in agriculture. However water standards need to be maintained in a project which will be huge and continuous.
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Export of Organic Products 7.1.2019 Govt of india: PIB
Ministry of Commerce & Industry has implemented the National Programme for Organic Production (NPOP) since 2001 with the following objectives:   To provide the means of evaluation of certification programme for organic agriculture and products (including wild harvest, aquaculture, livestock products) as per the approved criteria.
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Workshop on fish seed production 7.1.2019 The Assam Tribune
Workshop on fish seed production
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Bid to cut State fish demand deficit by half 3.1.2019 The Assam Tribune
Bid to cut State fish demand deficit by half
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Reducing Carbon Emission by Altering the Method of Farming 2.1.2019 Govt of india: PIB
Initiative have been taken to make agriculture more adaptive and resilient to climate variability and in the process to reduce carbon emission.  Important initiatives in this regard include crop diversification programme under Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojana (RKVY), National Food Security Mission (NFSM) and Bringing Green Revolution to Eastern India (BGREI).
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Rearing of foreign fish will harm Upper lake ecology: Experts 2.1.2019 Central Chronicle » Bhopal
Chronicle Reporter, Bhopal, The decision to breed Taiwanese fish ‘pangasius pangasius’ in the millennia-old Upper Lake has been opposed by the experts who claim that breeding of the foreign fish will have long-term adverse impact on the lake’s ecology. So far fish like Rohu and Samal are being bred in the lake, which is the first […]
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Demand of Spices 31.12.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The demand of spices from India has increased by an annual growth of 5%. The export of spices from India has also increased. The details of spices exported from India during last 3 years are given below:   Year Quantity of spices exported from India ( in tonnes) Value (Rs in lakhs) 2015-16 8,43,255 1623823 2016-17 9,47,790 1766461 2017-18 10,28,060 1792955       Source: Spices Board Government of India supports the producers of spices in the country through its flagship programme, Mission for Integrated Development of Horticulture (MIDH), with the objective of promoting holistic development of horticulture including spices.
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