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Single license for trading in agri-produce in Bengal

2 March 2017 5:45 PM GMT
West Bengal Agricultural Produce Marketing (Regulation) Amendment Bill, 2017 was passed in the State Legislative Assembly with various aims including...

Who cornered the funds meant for Maharashtra farmers?

20 March 2015 12:26 AM GMT
The death of poor farmers in Maharashtra has attracted a windfall of central funds in the state. Since 2003, the Centre has pumped in a whopping Rs...

Vardhan seeks total ban on tobacco production

8 Oct 2014 11:14 PM GMT
Considering the manifold increase in the consumption of tobacco products posing a major threat to life, Vardhan has also asked Singh to participate in ...

Punjab CM to fund agriculture diversification scheme in state

31 May 2013 11:16 PM GMT
CHANDIGARH: In a bid to fund the agriculture diversification program across the state, Punjab chief minister, Parkash Singh Badal, in a meeting here...

SA farmer gets SOS calls from his sheep

12 July 2012 1:20 AM GMT
A South African farmer has equipped his sheep with cell phones to keep a tab on the flock and prevent livestock thefts from his vast farm.Whenever...

6.6 MT wheat under risk of monsoon damage

22 Jun 2012 2:02 AM GMT
Over 6.6 million tonnes of wheat worth over Rs 1,100 crore of the government stock lying in the open runs high risk of damages during the monsoon...

Haryana’s agricultural policies appreciated

16 Jun 2012 8:32 AM GMT
The Parliamentary Standing Committee on Agriculture has appreciated the agricultural policies of Haryana and has decided to recommend to the central...

Biodiversity and transgenic crops

12 Jun 2012 12:57 AM GMT
Researchers in Argentina have isolated a drought-resistant sunflower gene and spliced it into soy, bolstering hopes for improved yields as the South...

Haryana govt reaches out to farmers

7 Jun 2012 1:53 AM GMT
While giving a major relief to the farmers of the state, Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda on Wednesday announced to remit the 1.5 per cent ...

8 lakh wasps to defend forest from beetles

28 May 2012 8:47 AM GMT
Forestry scientists have released eight lakh wasps into Asia's largest wild fruit forest in China this summer, hoping they will kill many of the...

Haryana wheat procurement beats record

28 May 2012 7:27 AM GMT
Procurement of wheat by various agencies in Haryana for the central pool has touched an all time high of over 86.23 lakh metric tonnes during the...

BJP Kisan Morcha takes on Congress

17 May 2012 11:10 AM GMT
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Kisan Morcha wing on Wednesday held a demonstration against Congress party alleging that price rise and corruption...
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