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Drone Festival | Use Of Drones Will Rise In Agriculture, Sports And Defence Sector: PM Modi

Drone Festival | Use Of Drones Will Rise In Agriculture, Sports And Defence Sector: PM Modi

The prime minister is scheduled to interact with kisan drone pilots, witness open-air drone demonstrations and interact with startups in the drone exhibition centre.

27 May 2022
Government Notifies Capping Of Sugar Exports At 10 Million Tonnes For This Year; Exports To Be Allowed With Special Permission

Government Notifies Capping Of Sugar Exports At 10 Million Tonnes For This Year; Exports To Be Allowed With Special Permission

In the ongoing marketing year (October-September), contracts for export of about 9 million tonnes have been signed, about 8.2 million tonnes of sugar have been...

25 May 2022

Government Imposes Restrictions On Sugar Exports From June 1

In sugar seasons 2017-18, 2018-19 and 2019-20, only about 6.2 LMT, 38 LMT and 59.60 LMT of sugar was exported, the statement said.

Punjab's Agriculture Sector To Be Presented As Model Before India: Kejriwal

Punjab's Agriculture Sector To Be Presented As Model Before India: Kejriwal

Kejriwal also lauded the Punjab government, led by Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann, for taking "farmer-friendly" decisions. "In Punjab, farming is a very big...

22 May 2022

Senior SAD Leader And Former Punjab Minister Tota Singh Passes Away

Singh had served as the agriculture and education minister in the Akali government. He was the senior vice-president and a member of the core committee of the...

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20 May 2022
Tomar Inaugurates Seven Honey Testing Labs And Processing Units

Tomar Inaugurates Seven Honey Testing Labs And Processing Units

Honey testing labs and processing units at Pulwama, Bandipur and Jammu in Jammu and Kashmir, Tumkur in Karnataka, Saharanpur in Uttar Pradesh, Pune in...


15 May 2022
Shrivelled Wheat Issue: Centre Relaxes Quality Norms For Wheat Procurement In Punjab, Haryana

Shrivelled Wheat Issue: Centre Relaxes Quality Norms For Wheat Procurement In Punjab, Haryana

Punjab and Haryana governments had requested the Centre to relaxation in quality norms for wheat in the ongoing 2022-23 marketing year (April-March).


20 May 2022
It's All In The Head: How Heatwave Induces Death, Despair And Bad Mental Health

It's All In The Head: How Heatwave Induces Death, Despair And Bad Mental Health

Heatwave-driven mental health disorders and farmer suicides are steeply on the rise but authorities are yet to take concrete steps


20 May 2022
The Ides Of March: Heatwave Strikes

The Ides Of March: Heatwave Strikes

The warning signs are flashing for all to see. But no one is bothered. Not the people, nor the polity.


25 May 2022
Belly Of The Beast: How Climate Change Is Affecting India’s Farmers

Belly Of The Beast: How Climate Change Is Affecting India’s Farmers

Farmers are waking up to the threat of extreme heatwaves across India. Are our policymakers listening?


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06 May 2022
Plastic Used For Mulching Leading To Soil Contamination: Study

Plastic Used For Mulching Leading To Soil Contamination: Study

Under the new study NGO Toxics Link tested soil samples in agricultural belts in Karnataka and Maharashtra and found tiny plastic particles at various depths


04 May 2022
Bajrangi Prasad Yadav Gives His Insight On The Changing Agriculture & Environmental Reforms

Bajrangi Prasad Yadav Gives His Insight On The Changing Agriculture & Environmental Reforms

With the motto to bring extraordinary changes that trigger growth and help the marginalized section of society manifest their strong opinions among the public,...


30 April 2022
Khuba Reviews Central Schemes In Mizoram

Khuba Reviews Central Schemes In Mizoram

On Thursday he was briefed about the power scenario in the state and on the need to augment power generation.        


29 April 2022
Should India Stop Wheat Exports To Feed Its Poor?

Should India Stop Wheat Exports To Feed Its Poor?

Better prices luring Indian farmers to sell their produce to private traders for sale in the global markets. Should India need to worry?


28 April 2022
Fertilizer Subsidy May Go Up 55% To Record Rs 2.5 Lakh Crore in FY2023

Fertilizer Subsidy May Go Up 55% To Record Rs 2.5 Lakh Crore in FY2023

On Wednesday, the Union Cabinet approved a subsidy of Rs 60,939.23 crore for phosphatic and potassic fertilizers, including DAP, for the first six months of...


28 April 2022
Food Production In India Faces Twin Challenges Of Pesticides And Monoculture

Food Production In India Faces Twin Challenges Of Pesticides And Monoculture

The Green Revolution revolutionised Indian food production but also introduced multiple new challenges, including deteriorating land quality, chemical infested...


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28 April 2022
From Green To Evergreen Revolution: Agriculture Needs Radical Changes

From Green To Evergreen Revolution: Agriculture Needs Radical Changes

The move towards Evergreen Revolution becomes absolutely necessary to feed the world in a sustainable manner, without inflicting any more damage to the already...


26 April 2022
Ankita Overseas’s Founder Dr Anil Kumar Changes The Trail Of Agri-Business In India 

Ankita Overseas’s Founder Dr Anil Kumar Changes The Trail Of Agri-Business In India 

Agriculture is a vast empire that offers many opportunities, the key roles are played by dynamism and professionalism and Ankita Overseas is expanding its...


26 April 2022
MP Government To Give Rs 900 per month To Farmers Rearing Indigenous Cows; Emphasis On Natural Farming

MP Government To Give Rs 900 per month To Farmers Rearing Indigenous Cows; Emphasis On Natural Farming

“With the current Kharif crop season, natural farming activities will start in 5,200 villages of the state. We are looking for such farmers.


25 April 2022
Natural Farming Need Of The Hour: NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant

Natural Farming Need Of The Hour: NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant

Natural farming is the need of the hour and it is important that we identify scientific ways through which we can ensure farmers can directly benefit from it,...


29 April 2022
Indigenous Food: The Not-So-Secret Ingredient For Sustainability

Indigenous Food: The Not-So-Secret Ingredient For Sustainability

Sometimes, the way food gets positioned socially may have no relation to how science determines its nutritional value.


25 March 2022
Life, Kingsize: Punjab Has Lost Much But Not Its Spirit

Life, Kingsize: Punjab Has Lost Much But Not Its Spirit

The people of the state are a hardy lot, always taking on the divisive forces, the invaders, whether from within or without, head on.


25 March 2022
How Farmers' Protest Also Gave Birth To An Alternative Media In Punjab

How Farmers' Protest Also Gave Birth To An Alternative Media In Punjab

Regional media have emerged as a bulwark against a centralising and hyper-nationalist polity and mediascape


07 March 2022
Exports Of Agri, Processed Food Up 23% Between April To January

Exports Of Agri, Processed Food Up 23% Between April To January

The exports stood at $15.97 billion in the ten-month period a year ago. Export of rice was the top forex earner at $7.7 billion during the period under review....


25 March 2022
Punjab Election 2022: For All Parties, It’s A Harvest Of Farm Suicides

Punjab Election 2022: For All Parties, It’s A Harvest Of Farm Suicides

The once economically prosperous state is now in the grip of unending farm distress. What ails the state and why has no government been able to do anything?


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