Around 50,000 hectare of agricultural land in Cuttack rainfed
The irony lies in the fact that the non-irrigated land in the district is surrounded by rivers and canals.
Himachal Pradesh aims to bring additional 30,000 acres of land under natural farming in FY24
He said that areas should also be identified where the people are willing to opt for natural farming on their own and work out a strategy to declare them a natural village or Panchayat.
Kadambur locals want crop raiding jumbo captured
When asked about this, a forest department official said, “Though the animal has never caused harm to human life, it is raiding crops which leaves farmers upset.
National Curriculum Framework and the gaps in the system
Parents believe it is their responsibility to ‘prepare’ the child. Often, this leads to physical abuse, affecting the parent-child relationship, sometimes with long-term bad effects.
Token woes resurface as paddy procurement starts
This apart, farmers have been facing issues relating to testing facilities, weights and measures and lack of infrastructure at procurement centres for years.
Centre developing master trainers in agriculture: Tomar
Lauding the farmers, he said that during the Covid-19 pandemic, the Indian farmers have shown great resilience in achieving good productivity.
Agriculture soul of Odisha’s economy: CM Patnaik
The chief minister said the cooperative movement has become stronger in Odisha and 60 per cent of the farm loans are being provided by this sector alone
This city-based documentary maker’s latest explores the life of celebrated horticulturist HC Javaraya.
Polytechnic syllabus to focus on innovation, entrepreneurship
The syllabus for polytechnic curriculum will be updated from the impending academic year (2023-24) to make students industry ready and more employable.
Aequs sees good growth, demand in Aerospace
In addition to its India-based manufacturing operations, Aequs also operates global aerospace manufacturing facilities located in the US (Paris, Texas) and France (Cholet).
Tales of a large grove, pythons, and ‘Periya Bava’
Perumbavoor is known for its diverse population comprising people from various religious, caste, and community backgrounds, which reflects its multi-cultural identity.
Punjab farmers squat on rail tracks, seek wheat crop damage compensation; train services hit
BKU (Ekta Ugrahan) general secretary Sukhdev Singh Kokrikalan said the Centre's decision to cut value of shrivelled and broken wheat grain during procurement was "anti-farmer".
Ryots store cotton in houses as prices fluctuate at Enumamula agri market
While a sizeable number of ryots from the areas bordering the erstwhile Warangal district are coming to Enumamula market they are not selling their produce after seeing the prices.
Don’t give layout approval for agri land, Madras High Court tells TN govt
Due to indiscriminate change in land use, vast swaths were converted into housing plots in the village leading to inundation when the Anaipalayam lake filled to the brim last year.
Twice a day water for parks sans borewells in Bengaluru
The official said that in more than 60 per cent of parks, the Palike has drilled borewells, and in the rest, the contractors are directed to supply tanker water twice a day.
18K tonnes of farm produce sold through regulatory markets in Madurai last fiscal
Though the farmers are receiving higher profits from regulatory markets, the long distances and transport costs still incline many to approach the open markets.
With World Bank aid, 419 waterbodies in Tamil Nadu to be restored
The department has sent the proposal for funds to World Bank through central water resources authority.
National curriculum proposes students to be allowed to learn from Panchatantra, Jataka tales
The document also recommended that students at all school levels should be taught India’s contribution to arts, science, social science, maths, language as well as physical education.
Tamil Nadu: Farmers’ collectives to boost agri production in the making
The project is being implemented under a proper plan from the selection of crops to sales.
Higher Education Minister R Bindu to retrace steps – in kathakali paint
Bindu will be performing under the guidance of Kalanilayam Raghavan Asan, her guru since she was 13. Raghavan Asan’s daughter Jayasree Gopi and Beena C M will play Damayanthi’s ‘consorts’.
Vizhinjam seaport protests: Police station attack was with 'ulterior intention', says Kerala CM
'The Kashmir Files' controversy: Apologies if my remarks were interpreted differently, says Nadav Lapid
Will fight again, against what is wrong: Bilkis Bano on remission given to her rapists
Tamil Nadu amended law that allows Jallikattu seeks to prevent cruelty on animals: State tells SC
India dismisses China's concerns on military exercise with US in Uttarakhand
'Bazball' powers England to new first-day record against Pakistan in 1st Test