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Sonowal urges farmers to usher in green revolution
The Assam Tribune

Sonowal urges farmers to usher in green revolution

SONARI, July 21 - Participating in 'Na-Bhui Ruwa Utsav' at Mahmora Konwargaon under Charaideo district today, Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal urged the farmers to usher in a green revolution in Assam by cultivating two to three crops in a year. For the ... The Assam Tribune, 2 months ago
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PM bats for blue revolution in Saurashtra

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that it was time for the blue revolution in Saurashtra and pushed for the development of the Gujarat coast — commercial, industrial and maritime activities. Modi was addressing a rally in Amreli district, which was ...
 DNA2 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 ...
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India at 70: The farmer sways between bumper crop and suicide

Over the last 70 years of Independence, it has been a bumpy ride for Indian agriculture. Amid some major achievements, the country today stands at paradoxical cross roads when it comes to agriculture. The Green Revolution, which is portrayed as the most ...
 catchnews.com1 month ago

Tracking the journey of India

A to Z of A free Nation: Chronicling India’s ups and downs through seven decades India Slide Photos: Aryabhata launched: 1975 Named after the famous Indian astronomer, the 360-kg first Indian satellite is built by India’s space agency, ISRO, to ...
 DNA1 month ago
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'Attack on cattle is attack on country's culture'

'If a majority of the country's population is sentimental about a certain species, why are we so ashamed to say that we want to give it statutory protection?' asks animal rights activist Gauri Maulekhi, in a conversation with Manavi Kapur. "Perhaps the only time I fainted was when I first saw a maggot-infested dog during a roadside first-aid camp for animals in Lucknow." All of 17 then, Gauri Maulekhi remembers that day in 1994 clearly for good reason -- she poetically fell into a ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago
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Ultra-Left activist Varavara Rao: 'What kind of democracy is India today?'

All the people's movements over the last 50 years have borne the shadow of the upsurge triggered at Naxalbari village in West Bengal in 1967. Things have changed, but the soul of Naxalism lives on in different forms at different places. This was underlined by ...
 catchnews.com1 month ago
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Work unitedly to realise Kalam's dream of developed India: PM

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today urged the people to work together to fulfil former president A P J Abdul Kalam's dream of seeing a developed India by 2022 when it celebrates its 75th Independence Day. "There are 125 crore people and if each one takes one ...
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Video Volunteers: How a retired postmaster is reviving traditional agriculture in Madhya Pradesh

The septuagenarian Babulal Dahiya recalls that in his childhood there were vast varieties of indigenous crops in his native Pithurabad in Madhya Pradesh. These gradually reduced to only a few bio-engineered varieties thanks to the green revolution. A retired ...
 First Post.com2 months ago
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Farming isn't viable anymore: Yogendra Yadav before Kisan Mukti Yatra

Agricultural distress is not new in India. Farmers in several states have been committing suicide for almost two decades now, raising serious questions about the viability of farming as an option. The latest to join this league is Madhya Pradesh. The Shivraj ...
 catchnews.com2 months ago
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