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Small Farmers Need Decent Wages: IFAD To World Leaders

Sep 24, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

A recent study of crops sourced from small farms in developing countries says only 6.5% of the supermarket price is paid to farmer. Traders, food manufacturers and retailers take the lion's share

Seaweed Cultivation Market May Top Valuation Of USD 41 Bn By 2031: Study

Sep 23, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

Demand for healthy ingredients in food and beverage industry is driving preference for plant-based food products among consumers


Call For Integrated Aroma Dairy Entrepreneurship For J&K Farmers

It will ensure sustainable growth, increased income, and fresh avenues of livelihood for farmers, said MoS Jitendra Singh.

From Fishing To Fish Farming: Future of Fish

Sep 10, 2021 Tarun Shridhar

Aquaculture shall have to hold on and consolidate upon its growth to keep up with the supply of our requirement of animal protein


Pastoralists, Original Livestock Keepers Of Civilisation, Pushed To Margins

The worst sin towards our fellow creatures is not to hate them, but to be indifferent to them: that's the essence of inhumanity (from the play ‘The Devil’s Disciple‘ by George Bernard Shaw)

09 August, 2021

PM Releases 9th Instalment Of PM-KISAN

Outlook Web Bureau

More than Rs. 19,500 crores transferred directly into the accounts of over 9.75 crores beneficiary farmer families


07 August, 2021

PM To Release Next Instalment Of PM KISAN On August 9

Outlook Web Bureau

This will enable the transfer of an amount of more than Rs. 19,500 crores to more than 9.75 crores beneficiary farmer families


27 July, 2021

Farmer Producer Organization Scheme A Path To Farmers’ Prosperity

Rajkumar Chahar

Due to lack of better agricultural technology for small and medium farmers and under the pressure of the moneylenders in the market, farmers were getting poorer.


25 July, 2021

Malaysia Reports New Daily High Of 17,045 Covid-19 Cases

Associated Press (AP)

The health ministry said Sunday that total infections have now reached 1,013,438


24 July, 2021

This Himachal Bank Will Conserve Indigenous Organic Seeds

Ashwani Sharma

As the state celebrates its Golden Jubilee year, the government has proposed a Rs.550-lakh programme to conserve indigenous seeds varieties


13 July, 2021

PM Kisan 9th Instalment: About Account Status, Beneficiary List

Outlook Web Bureau

Income support is provided in three equal instalments to small and marginal farmer families having combined land holding of up to 2 hectares


06 July, 2021

Ornamental Fishery: Could Farmers Reap Gold?

Tarun Shridhar

Platinum Arowana, a freshwater ornamental fish, holds the record for selling at US$ 4,00,000. Yes, four lakh dollars for just one small animal!


04 July, 2021

This Minimum Price Does Not Offer Enough Support, Protest Farmer Unions

Outlook Web Bureau

Most of them claim that while the amount is less, even the number of beneficiaries is too little compared to the number of farmers in the country


22 June, 2021

Farmers Return To Delhi Borders; To Mark Seven Months Of Protest

Outlook Web Bureau

They come in cars, many on tractors and wagons, few on motorcycles. Tractors are also seen with trailers carrying wheat and vegetables.


22 June, 2021

Clear Pending Dues Of MSMEs At Earliest: Experts Tell Govt

Outlook Web Bureau

The experts said that there is an urgent need to revive the MSMEFC, so that there is timely resolution of payment disputes among MSMEs and bottlenecks relating to raw material supplies.


16 June, 2021

Need To Address Challenges To Agriculture, Mainly From Covid

Outlook Web Bureau

Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar pointed out that India performed well during the severe COVID-19 pandemic


09 June, 2021

Resilient Livestock Key To Global Food Systems In Post-Pandemic World

Tarun Shridhar

Feeding ten billion people by the year 2050 will be quite a challenge against the background of certain developments where agriculture-driven growth is at risk


02 June, 2021

Climate Change Fans Spread Of Pests, Threats Plants And Crops: Study

Outlook Web Bureau

It is estimated that pests destroy up to 40 percent of global crops and cost $220 billion of losses.


Photo Gallery

An injured BJP worker being carried after being beaten by alleged TMC workers, during last day of by-poll election campaign in support of party candidate Priyanka Tibrewal at Bhawanipur constituency, in Kolkata.

PTI Photo/Swapan Mahapatra

BJP leader Subhendu Adhikari addresses during last day of by-poll election campaign in support of party candidate Priyanka Tibrewal (unseen) at Bhawanipur constituency, in Kolkata.

PTI Photo/Swapan Mahapatra

A rickshaw-puller rides past the mural depicting Hindu god Hanuman, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/Kamal Kishore

Debris lie on the ground after a three-storey building that housed metro construction workers collapsed in Lakkasandra area in Bengaluru. No casualties reported so far.

PTI Photo/Shailendra Bhojak

People line up at an Apple Store to buy the latest iPhone 13 handsets in Nanning in south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region. Global shoppers face possible shortages of smartphones and other goods ahead of...

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Caste Your Vote: Why A Caste Census Could Radically Change India’s Political Map

Opposition parties unite for implementation of a long-standing demand. Will the Modi Government bite the bullet?

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

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

Opinion

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