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Darjeeling tea planters seek assistance from Tea Board

Reeling under distressed conditions owing to the entire loss of the premium second-flush crop, planters of Darjeeling have approached Tea Board seeking financial assistance. "The Darjeeling tea planters have approached us for some special assistance due to ... Business Standard, 2 months ago

Karnataka explores its own policy stand on GM mustard crop

Karnataka has initiated a parallel process to formulate its stand on the use of genetically modified (GM) mustard crop, even as the Centre is weighing the pros and cons of its commercial rollout. Agriculture Minister Krishna Byre Gowda indicated that the ...
 Deccan Herald1 month ago

Mihir A Desai: Me and Money

MODERN DEMOCRACY HAS its roots in the French Revolution and there are numerous reasons given for why the French people decided to take matters in their own hands. In The Wisdom of Finance: Discovering Humanity in the World of Risk and Return (Profile Books; ...
 Open Magazine4 days ago
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SCARY! 59,000 farmer suicides linked to climate change

'The number of deaths attributable to warming is likely to rise in the future.' IMAGE: Suraj Govind, 9, the son of a farmer who committed suicide in Maharashtra, at a protest organised by farmers' organizations demanding complete debt waiver and good rates for their crops in New Delhi in July.The cap reads: 'My father has committed suicide.'Photograph: Adnan Abidi/Reuters A recent study conducted by researchers at the University of California, Berkeley found that climate change had caused ...
 Rediff.com1 week ago Climate change behind 59,000 farmer suicides in India: study  Deccan Herald1 month ago
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The finalists of the Wildlife Photographer of the Year have been unveiled

It's a wild, wild world! A cheeky Arctic fox slinking through the stark white landscape after stealing an egg from a snow goose nest to a seahorse clutching an earbud, these are the finalists of the 2017 Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition. Over 50,000 photographs from 92 countries were entered into the esteemed competition, just 100 making the final exhibition which returns to the Natural History Museum on 20 October. Overall winners will be announced on October 17, with the ...
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44 days on, TN farmers bite into skulls to draw govt's attention

Farmers from Tamil Nadu, who have been protesting at Jantar Mantar for the last 44 days, on Monday accused the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government at the Centre and the AIAMDK in their state of turning a deaf ear to their demands. The farmers, who have ...
 DNA4 weeks ago

Pak shelling keeps border dwellers away from homes

Forced to take shelter in camps in five schools in Nowshera sector, border dwellers are reluctant to go back to their homes even after three months due to repeated shelling and firing by Pakistani troops. The affected villagers rue lack of proper medical ...
 Deccan Herald1 month ago
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A conquest that would be the crown in Kohli's dream run

Team India has won its second straight series on Sri Lankan soil and eighth straight overall. Weare one short of Australia's all-time streak of nine. Most of these wins happen to be on homesoil and one is on the soil of the relatively weak West Indies. Sri ...
 Sify1 month ago
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Tata Steel registers profit of Rs 921.09 crore in Q1

Steel giant Tata Steel on Monday posted a consolidated net profit of Rs 921.09 crore for the quarter ended June 30, 2017 on the back of higher revenue from operations. The company had posted consolidated net loss of Rs 3,183 crore in the year-ago period, Tata ...
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'Nation building can't be done by people on sabbatical'

'We do not want people who are air dropped and who fly out once the job is done.''Ever since liberalisation started, we keep on hearing that it's going to be jobless growth.''This speaks of the failure of the foreign returned policy makers.' 'When questions are raised, answers should be given and not a resignation.' The Swadeshi Jagran Manch had been quite critical of the NITI Aayog ever since it supported genetically modified crops. It had also been critical of Dr Arvind Panagariya, the Niti ...
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