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Odisha: Farmers asked to shift harvested paddy after IMD issues warning of heavy rains
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Odisha: Farmers asked to shift harvested paddy after IMD issue...

With heavy rainfall warning issued by IMD in many parts of Odisha, the state government on Monday asked farmers to shift their harvested paddy from the fields to safe places to avoid loss or damage. Rain is likely to lash Odisha for at least three days from ... DNA, 2 months ago
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Sports Shorts: Blazer-trouser to replace saree for Indian women at CWG

A summary of sports events and persons who made news on Tuesday IMAGE: Indian athletes parade at the opening ceremony of the 2014 Commonwealth Games at Celtic Park, Glasgow. Photograph: PTI Breaking away from tradition, the women athletes of the Indian contingent will wear blazers and trousers instead of sarees at the opening ceremony of the upcoming Commonwealth Games in the Gold Coast, Australia. The Indian Olympic Association took the decision after consulting stakeholders and athlete ...
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Myanmar farmers going against the grain with apps

A free app on farmer San San Hla's smartphone is her new weapon in the war against the dreaded stem borer moth that blighted her rice paddy in southern Myanmar for the last two years.As she watches her workers haul in this years harvest, the 35-year-old is in ...
 Business Standard5 days ago

How Modi’s inauguration spree on Narmada may have plunged Gujarat farmers into a possible drought

Officially, summer is a few months away in Gujarat but the heat has already started rising in the state, especially on the supply of water. In January, the state government had made it clear that it will not be in any position to supply water for irrigation ...
 catchnews.com1 week ago

Indian Share Markets Trade Flat; Tata Motors Gains on JLR Sales

Posted by Equitymaster Indian share markets continue to trade marginally higher in the noon session. ahead of the Reserve Bank of India's (RBI) interest rate decision. As per the market analysts, the RBI is expected to keep interest rates on hold on worries ...
 Equitymaster.com2 weeks ago
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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.com1 month ago
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Delhi Zoo helps animals battle winter chills

It is not only humans who are battling the harsh cold since the beginning of 2018 but animals in the National Zoological Park, or what is popularly known as Delhi Zoo, are feeling it too. Hence, the authorities have incorporated different measures including ...
 DNA1 month ago
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Wanted: Greater private sector investment in agriculture

'Indian agriculture requires the active involvement of the private sector right from extension and seed to post harvest value addition, to move it to the next stage of development,' says Ramesh Chand. IMAGE: Small-scale agricultural holdings, Thirukkazhukundram, Tamil Nadu. Photograph: Lisa Davis/Wikimedia Commons. The agriculture sector is facing formidable challenges while it is targeted to double farmers’ income in the next six years. IMAGE: Wholesale vegetable market, Chandigarh.
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Cyclone Ockhi: 39 dead, 167 fishermen missing

As many as 39 people have perished and 167 fishermen were still missing after cyclone Ockhi hit Tamil Nadu and Kerala coasts while 809 others were swept away to Maharashtra, the Union Home Ministry said today. Joint Secretary in the ministry Sanjeev Kumar ...
 Deccan Herald2 months ago Cyclone Ockhi: 39 dead in Tamil Nadu and Kerala, 167 fishermen missing  DNA2 months ago
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Basmati Billionaires: 'We are born in rice'

The promoter family of KRBL reaps gains from high demand for the rice variety in India and overseas. The promoters of KRBL, which makes the popular India Gate basmati rice, raised Rs 15 crores through an initial public offering in 1995. Twenty-two years later, the country’s most profitable basmati rice company has a market capitalisation of nearly Rs 15,000 crores.The KRBL stock has made handsome gains since last November, rising 194 per cent from a 52-week-low of Rs 228.90 to hit a new ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago
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