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Makar Sankranti 2018: 10 must-have sweets to complete the celebration

Makar Sankranti 2018: 10 must-have sweets to complete the cele...

From Lohri to Magh Bihu and Pongal, any winter harvest festival is incomplete without them. The combination of til (sesame seeds) and gud (jaggery) are essential to Makar Sankranti celebrations. While Maharashtra celebrates with Tilgul laddoss, the combination pops up as chiki, gajak and more across India.Interestingly, the Assamese make Til Pitha out of the combination to celebrate Magh Bihu.Don't miss: How to make til ladoos and chikiPhotograph: @shradhamadurwar/Instagram.   Magh Bihu ..., 2 months ago

Stubble burning: Punjab issues directions for combine harvesters

Monday, 12 February 2018||channel:India " --IANS" Chandigarh, Feb 12 - In a bid to curb the menace of stubble burning, the Punjab government has issued a set of instructions for owners of combine harvesters in the state.
 Nerve1 month ago

Why environmentalists are worried about rubber plantations in Northeast

These plantations are not only eating into the land occupied by the region’s native forests, they could also disturb the ground water reserve and soil quality, says Ankur Paliwal. Rubber plantations, which have been vigorously promoted in north-east India in the name of increasing forest cover and rehabilitation of tribespeople, have got environmentalists worried.   These plantations are not only eating into the land occupied by the region’s native forests, they could also ...
 Rediff.com2 days ago

India's $230 mln plan to stop crop burning that pollutes Delhi falls short of estimates

The Indian governments plan to spend $230 million over two years to prevent crop residue burning is below the spending estimates of its policy advisors for the task and may do little to cut the air pollution that envelops the capital region of Delhi. Prime ...
 Deccan Herald1 month ago

Fears regarding MSP schemes are exaggerated: SBI Ecowrap

New Delhi: The government's decision to fix the minimum support price (MSP) at 1.5 times the cost of production is unlikely to raise prices as envisaged, said an SBI report here on Monday. "There is a market perception that implementation of market ...
 Sify1 month ago

5 ways to reduce farm distress

'By 2020 around 34% of India's population will be in the 15-34 age group.''More than 70% of them live in rural areas.''Their energy and enthusiasm need to be tapped in order to meet their aspirations and transform agriculture and the rural economy,' says P K Joshi. Indian agriculture is confronted with high price volatility, climate risks and indebtedness. Since the majority of farmers (86 per cent) are small and marginal with declining and fragmenting landholdings, they are more vulnerable to ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

Union Budget 2018: Here is the full text of Finance Minister Arun Jailtey's speech

On Thursday, Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley presented the last full budget of the Modi government. Arun Jaitley, who arrived in the Lok Sabha to present the general budget for the fiscal year 2018-19, was the center of attraction between journalists and ...
 catchnews.com1 month ago

When the Ramayana came to life in Bali

Neeta Lal steps into Ubud, a town where the cosmic and the commercial meet. Must see: 10 breathtaking pics of Bali The kecak dance -- in which a chorus of men lie in a circle, loudly chanting 'chak-a-chak-a-chak' as elaborately costumed soloists act out a tale from The Ramayana -- is the region's most significant cultural performance.Photograph: Jeff Pioquinto, SJ/Flickr.   Ever since I watched Julia Roberts cycle through Ubud's lush landscapes in Eat, Pray, Love, I've been ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago
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Future Group's Kishore Biyani expects 33% growth in retail business in FY19

Hyderabad, 24 JanuaryKishore Biyani's Future Group is expecting Rs 400 billion revenue from its retail business in 2018-19. Expansion of the store network under various formats and product launches would fuel the growth from around Rs 300 bn in this financial ...
 Business Standard1 month ago

GST rates for farm gear, electric vehicles may be lowered soon

The rate for irrigation equipment may be reduced from 18 per cent to 12 per cent, while that for bio-diesel vehicles and electric vehicles from 28 per cent to 18 per cent. The GST Council may take up rationalisation of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) rates for a handful of items at its meeting next week. These items include bio-diesel buses, electric vehicles and irrigation equipment. The GST Council meeting will be its last one before the presentation of the Union Budget on February 1.
 Rediff.com2 months ago
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