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UN Food Systems Summit: Leaders Commit To Tackling Global Hunger

Sep 25, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

The event adopted a comprehensive approach towards agri-food systems transformation to fight poverty and hunger, reduce inequalities, preserve environment

Aquaculture Is Key To Meet Increasing Food Demand: FAO

Sep 25, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

Global consumption of fish has increased by 122% since 1990 and aquaculture now accounts for more than 50% of current fish consumption

How Your Plants Recognise And Respond To Microbe Invasion

The initial defence begins with the detection of invaders at the cell surface, while a second alarm pathway is triggered within the cell

Imports Of USA Blueberries Increased Despite Pandemic: USHBC

Jun 24, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

Nutrients in blueberries are said to be essential to fighting not just common health issues but helping boost immunity too

Meet To Assess Future Of Food & Agriculture Amidst COVID-19 Pandemic

The conference will cover industry leaders from public and private companies across the full spectrum of the food value chain

08 May, 2021

International Food Prices Continue Rising In April

Outlook Web Bureau

FAO Food Price Index averaged 120.9 points in April, 1.7 percent higher than March and 30.8 percent higher than its level in the same month last year.

05 May, 2021

Organic Millets Grown In Himalayas Soon To Reach Denmark

Outlook Web Bureau

Exports of millets to Denmark would open markets in European countries. It would also support farmers getting into organic farming.

03 May, 2021

Vertical Farming Market To Reach USD 21.15 BN By 2028

Outlook Web Bureau

The market is likely to expand at a CAGR of 23.6% from 2021 to 2028, according to a new report

22 April, 2021

A Handbook For Parliamentarians On Food Systems And Nutrition

Outlook Web Bureau

Writing in the Handbook's foreword, D-G FAO and IPU Secretary General have noted how COVID-19 pandemic highlighted the weakness of our food systems.

21 April, 2021

India’s Farm Exports Up 18.49% In Apr 2020-Feb 2021

Outlook Web Bureau

Commodities which posted significant positive growth in exports were wheat, other cereals, rice (other than Basmati), soya meal, etc.

04 April, 2021

A Little Coating May Keep Agri Produce Healthy

Outlook Web Bureau

In India, there is growing demand for biopolymer-based edible coating materials for postharvest quality improvement of perishable commodities

03 April, 2021

This Chef Grows Fruits And Vegetables In The Arctic Circle

Outlook Web Bureau

Benjamin Vidmar left Florida’s sun and sand to grow fruits and vegetables in a land where no one else has ever dared to.

01 April, 2021

Demand For Indian Chillies Surge Prices In China: Reports

Outlook Web Bureau

Following a brief lull after the Chinese New Year holiday in mid-February, price of Indian chilli have soared in the country.

26 March, 2021

How Happy You Were Buying That Plant; ‘Money’ Tells

Outlook Web Bureau

Thanks to online gardening retailers, avid gardeners and plant lovers could order their choice from a wide array

25 March, 2021

Can This Method Be A Step Towards Food Security

Outlook Web Bureau

The main benefit of hydroponics, among many others, is that the system can grow plants and vegetables much faster than in the conventional setting.

21 March, 2021

'Awareness Week' In March To Celebrate American Farmworkers

Outlook Web Bureau

Growers, agricultural associations, and consumers will be encouraged to share messages with #AlwaysEssential, honouring farmworkers.

18 March, 2021

You Can Now Buy This 'No Kill' Fertiliser

Outlook Web Bureau

It is a blend of solar processed poultry manure, guano, and sunflower hull ash that provides essential nutrients in bioavailable forms.

17 March, 2021

Why Canada Celebrates Agriculture Safety Week Every Year

Outlook Web Bureau

Up to $1.4 million over 2 years will be provided to improve farm safety. Essential training and tools will also be provided to farmers

Photo Gallery

India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses the 76th Session of the U.N. General Assembly at United Nations headquarters in New York.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses the 76th session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York.

PTI Photo

India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses the 76th Session of the U.N. General Assembly at United Nations headquarters in New York.

Eduardo Munoz /Pool Photo via AP

Paramilitary jawans conduct a route march for Bhabanipur Assembly by-election, in Kolkata.

PTI Photo

Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi meet Governor of Punjab Banwarilal Purohit ahead of the oath taking ceremony for the Punjab Cabinet expansion, in Chandigarh

PTI Photo

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A Tulsi Plant, Unworn Sandals, A Mat, Brooms…Hathras Memories In A Post-Truth World

There is no need to contextualise Hathras. It is a standalone story. A warning, a trigger, a tragedy.

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Congress Bowls A Caste Googly: A Dalit Sikh As Chief Minister Of Punjab Ahead Of State Polls

A Dalit Sikh CM from the neglected Puad region is a smart move, queering the pitch for the grand old party’s rivals.

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Congress Bowls A Caste Googly: A Dalit Sikh As Chief Minister Of Punjab Ahead Of State Polls


Virat Kohli’s Abrasive Leadership Style Gave Indian Cricket A New Dimension

Virat Kohli will step down as T20 captain of India and RCB but that will not take away the fact that he remains a unique leader

Sep 20, 2021 Arijit Ghosh

Taliban: What’s Next For The International Community?

With all foreign soldiers out of Afghanistan, the Taliban is now in a position to do pretty much what it wants.

Sep 13, 2021 Seema Guha

Rising Challenges Of Plagiarism In The Era Of Online Education

It can be a crucial stepping stone to develop young minds to appreciate the importance of practising honesty throughout their academic journey and lay the foundations for successful professional careers.

Sep 12, 2021 Chaitali Moitra

Vaccine Mandates Harm Long-Term Public Health

One can be pro-religion, but against coerced religion; one can be pro-vaccines, but against coercion and mandates

Sep 12, 2021 Kameswari Chebrolu