Kharif paddy procurement begins in Odisha amid harvesting

In the first phase, a target of 40,25,000 quintal of paddy procurement has been allotted to the district. Around 107 agencies have been entrusted with the task of running 207 purchasing centres.

published on : 26th November 2021

Paddy procurement issue: Farmers of Telangana's Jagtial to hold rally

They have also demanded for maize procurement centres for Kharif season to be set up and for the Mutayampet sugar factory to be reopened.

published on : 24th November 2021

My idea of cinema has always been believability and not realism: Kay Kay Menon

Kay Kay Menon is presently garnering praise for his nuanced performance as RAW agent Himmat Singh in the recently released espionage thriller series 'Special Ops 1.5: The Himmat Story'.

published on : 23rd November 2021

Telangana permits autopsies post sunset

The new protocols also promote organ donation and transplant as organs can be harvested in the stipulated time window after the procedure. 

published on : 22nd November 2021

59,798 acres of crops damaged in Guntur dist

According to the district agriculture department officials, several crops, including paddy in 58,630 acres, black gram in 353 acres were damaged.

published on : 22nd November 2021

US seeks balance as fears grow Russia may invade Ukraine

While stepping up military support to Ukraine might escalate the situation into a full-blown confrontation, a weak response, on the other hand, could embolden Putin to take more aggressive steps.

published on : 20th November 2021

Expert says diversification of crops crucial for sustainable food systems

Prof S Mahendra Dev felt that the narrative of Indian agriculture had to shift to more diversified high-value production with better remunerative prices and farm incomes.

published on : 19th November 2021

Rain bane for Odisha's harvested paddy crop

Though rains have stopped since the last two days, standing paddy and vegetable crops over thousands of acres of farmland are still underwater in Ganjam.

published on : 18th November 2021

Highest number of farmers insure Samba crops

Also, due to heavy rains, farmers could not enrol under the scheme for around a week and the State had requested the Union government to extend the deadline by 15 days.

published on : 18th November 2021

Govt must stop giving cycles and start giving laptops to students: Ex-SBI Chairperson Arundhati Bhattacharya

Bhattacharya agreed that there is definitely a huge need among the less privileged, because they dont have access to online material as the well to do.

published on : 16th November 2021

Greece's tavernas, coffee shops close for pandemic protest

Normally busy restaurants, coffee shops, bars, and traditional tavernas in Athens were shuttered with chairs flipped onto outdoor tables ahead of a planned protest in the capital.

published on : 16th November 2021

Drops of Life, Story of Rainwater Harvesting: Documenting every drop that counts

When it comes to handling and managing water, it’s always been extreme. One year, we were all wading through knee-deep water.

published on : 15th November 2021

Samba crops on over 68,000 HA inundated, says TN CM Stalin

Farmers who have completely lost the crop will receive compensation, and others will receive all help to continue farming.

published on : 14th November 2021

Special Ops 1.5 review: A lean, if inessential, prequel story

Men and their moustaches are an abiding concern in Neeraj’s cinema. From Akshay Kumar to Manoj Bajpayee,  everyone seems to have sported one in his movies.

published on : 13th November 2021

Heavy rains drown crop hopes of Odisha farmers

Local farmer leader Bijay Parida said the district administration should carry out a survey to assess crop damage by the rains and provide appropriate compensation to the affected farmers.

published on : 13th November 2021
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