Profile of Lola Nayar
For the majority of farmers, growing the country’s food brings no assurance of well-being. Seven decades after independence, swings between glut and scarcity remain largely unpredictable, making agriculture unviable for greater numbers.
It’s been a year too long, too burdensome for the Ansaris of Dhaab village, who lost six family members to terror in the 26/11 terror attack in Mumbai.
The Indian Meteorological Department has issued a red alert for coastal districts in Tamil Nadu on November 10 and 11 after severe flooding in the Chennai and other parts of the state on Sunday.
Five years after demonetisation, though cash usage has declined, it still prevails in property transactions, grocery purchase and payment for services, reveals a national online survey by LocalCircles.
Global warming impact on weather conditions in India saw prolonged monsoon and excess rainfall in September and October over different parts of the country, particularly the Northwest region.
The 6th edition of the UNEP report highlights that estimated adaptation costs in developing countries are five to ten times greater than current public adaptation finance flows, and the adaptation finance gap is widening.
Not just domestic sales but handicrafts exports are also looking up this year as the government, traders and artisans are reaching out to consumers through all available avenues.
Several mergers and acquisitions in the first six months of the year contributed to the increase. China was the leading FDI recipient worldwide in the first half of 2021, followed by the US and the UK. Increases were common across all non-OECD G20 countries, except for India where FDI inflows were only half of their peak levels in equity flow in Q3.
The third advance estimate of horticulture crop production is a record 331.05 million tones, an increase of 10.6 million tonnes over production in 2019-20.
Almost 7 lakh to10 lakh jobs were created just for this festival. Expectations are that besides festival demand, improved business sentiments may well see employment, including contract jobs, at pre-pandemic level this year itself
Reduction in power thefts has helped UP to provide more connections without additional generation and is helping improve the health of power utilities
Untimely heavy rains, high diesel prices and festive demand have pushed up the cost of vegetables in NCR
Food, safe options for family planning and the right to quality education are some of the development goals of every nation. Experts closely involved in these areas, including in policymaking, share glimpses of the journey so far.
Farmers are keen on getting an incentive despite having seen evidence of how agro-waste can help in enriching the soil and improving yield
India is poised to become a global education hub with the government introducing major policy changes
The Covid-hit Indian economy is showing signs of recovery. But is it good enough to spark a boom?
The drive for high-yield seeds, dependence on fertilisers, energy and water have pushed agriculture to the brink of climate collapse
Muzaffarnagar, Sep 5, is the new dateline of protest. A mahapanchayat, with participants from across states, will be the start of a campaign that’s going rural in UP.
Just as export prospects start looking up this summer, a shortage of containers makes life difficult for Indian traders
Skilled workers who do not want to migrate again will be given priority in employment particularly in the new projects where Jharkhand hopes to see new investment inflow over the next three to five years.
The State has so far received a commitment of Rs.10,000 crore from some “in-house” companies including Tata Steel, Dalmia Bharat Group and the Steel Authority of India Ltd (SAIL).
The auto LPG is the most low-hanging fruit to address vehicular pollution in cities like Delhi as its CO emission levels are less than petrol by around 20 percent.
Though there have been reports that the farmer groups have not been cooperating to break the stalemate, farmer leaders deny that any offers to resume talks have been extended to them.
Estimates vary about the number of Afghan families living in Delhi. Many are now worried they may never be able to return to their homeland.
After a severe battering due to the Covid pandemic, the job market is opening up and companies are looking to hire again. A look at the most prospective sectors.