Tiruchy city gets ‘farm to home’, rest of state next

On an average, products in uzhavar sandhai are 20% cheaper compared to market rate, sources said.   “Six young farmers with suitable vehicles have been selected in Tiruchy city.

published on : 28th November 2022

This priest turns to FIFA World Cup to drive his mission

Under the leadership of Fr Joy, around 480 traditional varieties of mango saplings were distributed in the college during the 2014 World Cup.

published on : 24th November 2022

Kerala: Vegetables and fruits exporters to stop shipments from November 25

For the first time in two years, export from India had recorded a 16.6% decline in October.

published on : 23rd November 2022

Kerala police taste the ‘fruit’ of cop’s kindness

Salim T M, sub-inspector of  Malayalapuzha police station, near here, was on patrol on the Kumbazha-Konni route at around 11am on Tuesday. 

published on : 16th November 2022

Man held for cheating apple suppliers in Koyambedu Fruit Market

A team from Shopian police station reached the city six months ago but Dinakaran had absconded.

published on : 13th November 2022

Bengaluru: Man leaves gemstone biz, strikes gold in growing tropical fruit plants

The 52-year-old Devanahalli farmer grows Avocados, Macadamia nuts, Rambutan, Bush Orange, Water Apple, Star Fruit and Lychee Thai Guava among others in his one-acre nursery.

published on : 4th November 2022

Forbidden fruit & Popova’s love letter 

There is a sweet fragrance of apples in the air. One, Apple has started making its “flagship” iPhone 14 in Chennai.

published on : 28th September 2022

Will block Srinagar-Jammu highway if fruit-trucks are not allowed smooth passage: Mehbooba

Mehbooba said horticulture is the backbone of the union territory's economy, but attempts are being made to "damage" it.

published on : 27th September 2022

Trucks stranded on highways, fruit growers staring at huge losses in J&K

Every truck, he said, has an average 1,000 apple boxes worth Rs 7 to 8 lakh and “if we go by the average about 6 to 7 lakh apple boxes are stranded on the highway”.

published on : 27th September 2022

Fruit growers of Kashmir protest halting of apple trucks; Admin says all trucks to be cleared tonight

The protestors alleged that fruit-laden trucks were being deliberately withheld at various places, which has resulted in the produce going bad before it reaches the markets.

published on : 26th September 2022

J-K Congress, AAP demand hassle-free movement of fruit-laden trucks out of Kashmir as growers face huge losses

Scores of vehicles have been stranded on the national highway due to mudslides and shooting stones, and the administration has been clearing the traffic by letting smaller private vehicles on priority

published on : 25th September 2022

Pomegranate, watermelon plums: Israeli farm pioneer creates unique varieties of stone fruits

Among its offerings are "pomegranate plums", which are particularly sweet, "watermelon plums" with red flesh and green skin, and the bright yellow "lamoon" plum, shaped like an inverted teardrop.

published on : 20th September 2022

Business unusual: Computer science graduate gives up high-paying job, grows dragon fruit in barren land

Chief Development Officer Shyam Bahadur Singh promised assistance. He said that the administration would soon organise a workshop to train farmers in the cultivation of dragon fruit.

published on : 10th September 2022

Senior HC advocate warns of legal battle against imposition of stamp duty on agricultural loans

“The Kodagu farmers have to pay Rs 1500 per lakh of the loan amount, this is ridiculous as the growers have to visit the sub-registrar office several times," said the advocate. 

published on : 9th September 2022

On the rocks: Paloma, the most popular cocktail around the world        

Taste Cocktails suggests the drink was named after La Paloma (The Dove), the popular folk song composed in the early 1860s.

published on : 27th August 2022

MCA graduate's hard work bears dragon fruits in Odisha's Dhankauda

Though I am an MCA graduate, I had helped my father on farms so that was nothing new to me,” narrates the successful farmer.

published on : 8th August 2022

NIA arrests Chota Shakeel's Mumbai-based associate Salim Fruit in D Company case

Salim Fruit played an active role in extorting huge amount of money in the name of Chhota Shakeel through property dealings for raising terror funds of D company, an official said.

published on : 5th August 2022

Acid lime growers look forward to festival season

The fluctuations in the prices of acid lime is giving its growers in Kanigiri area of Prakasam district the jitters.

published on : 3rd August 2022

November rains damaged fruit crops in 227 hectares in 5 districts of AP

Fruit crops were damaged in the incessant rains that lashed Kadapa, Nellore, Prakasam, Kurnool and Chittoor districts last November

published on : 27th July 2022

24-yr-old man found dead in Andhra Pradesh's Narasaraopet

The deceased was identified as M Subhani (24), a resident of Narasaraopet. He is a fruit vendor at the market.

published on : 18th July 2022
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