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ICRISAT to set up soil fertility development centre in

Puducherry Chief Minister V Narayanasamy today said that the International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT) will soon be setting up a soil fertility development centre here. at Karaikal.Speaking at the three-day annual flower show ... Business Standard, 1 month ago

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Not for granted! More checks for rural funds

The Central government will no longer give direct funds to higher education institutions under the Unnat Bharat Abhiyan (UAB), a plan meant to connect them to villages and find solutions to rural India problems. Institutions like IITs and NITs will now have ...
 DNA2 months ago

BU convocation: rural students glitter with multiple gold medals

A total of 55,780 students graduated at the 53rd convocation of Bangalore University. Around 112 gold medals were given at the ceremony held in the Jnana Jyothi auditorium at the Central College campus, besides awards for 79 first-rank holders and cash prizes ...
 Deccan Herald1 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

UP govt develops medicines with cow urine for liver, immunity

After its proposal to make floor cleaners using cow urine, the Uttar Pradesh government has decided to give a push to the use of cow urine in preparing medicines. "The Ayurveda department has prepared eight medicines using gau mutra (cow urine) which can prove to be useful in case of liver ailments, joint pain and immunity deficiency," the department’s director Dr RR Chaudhary said.   "The department, which has two pharmacies (in Lucknow and Pilibhit) along with other private ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

Agroforestry boosts rice and biodiversity in India

For the tough, weather-beaten farmers in the rural heartland of West Bengal, agroforestry is an age-old tradition that even finds mention in their folklore. In the remote village of Bhattadighi, a group of women farmers observes a unique ritual, known as ...
 catchnews.com2 months ago

Workshop on reducing emission from deforestation held

GUWAHATI, Dec 23 - The Indian Council of Forestry Research and Education (ICFRE), an autonomous body of the Union Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change, and its Jorhat-based Rain Forest Research Institute (RFRI) organised a daylong regional ...
 The Assam Tribune2 months ago

Differently-abled, not different

For teams that work on projects to make art, culture and travel accessible to the differently-abled, the experience of seeing faces light up is reward in itself.Avantika Bhuyan reports. IMAGE: Initiatives are coming up across the country to make art, culture and travel accessible to the differently-abled. In this image, differently-abled children celebrate Holi. Photograph: Shailesh Andrade/Reuters A conversation with a dear friend made Yeshwant Holkar view accessibility for the ...
 Rediff.com3 hours ago

Why do parents avoid government schools for their children?

[India], Mar. 16 (ANI): Why do parents avoid government-run schools for their children? "The Principal is not present today, whenever this happens then it becomes very difficult for me to handle the children. I have to take care of the arrangements for the ...
 Sify3 days ago

Pranab Mukherjee Foundation launched

Former President Pranab Mukherjee and industrialist Ratan Tata launched 'Pranab Mukherjee Foundation' on Thursday.The foundation aims to work in the field of research, education, and rural development.Senior Congress leader Sonia Gandhi, party president Rahul Gandhi, former prime minister Manmohan Singh, former vice president Mohammad Hamid Ansari, Ratan Tata, senior Bharatiya Janata Party leader LK Advani and many other leaders were present at the event.The former first citizen has been ...
 Rediff.com4 days ago
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