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Telangana farmer suicides: 536 and counting

Telangana farmer suicides: 536 and counting

Hyderabad/Warangal: On New Year's eve, Jinukula Rajasekhar, a young farmer from Shamirpet village in Warangal district of Telangana, consumed a lethal combination of alcohol and profenofos, an insecticide sprayed on crops to kill pests. He died four ..., 3 days ago

New irrigation scheme to link villages to water sources

NEW DELHI: Seeking to save farmers from vagaries of Monsoon, the government will soon launch its ambitious rural irrigation scheme by linking villages through nearest possible sources of water. The scheme - Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sichai Yojana - ...
 Economic Times4 weeks ago

Farmers seek water supply for irrigation

Comment · print · T T T+· T- Farmers of Puthiyamputhur have sought the intervention of the Collector to ensure sufficient supply of water from Kombai odai. They told the Collector, M. Ravikumar, who was on a visit to Puthiyamputhur on ...
 The Hindu2 hours ago

Africa to strive for favourable results at climate conference

22 December 2014 The Continent: The African Group of Negotiators on climate change committed to making every effort to ensure that the 20thConference of Parties to the UNFCCC (COP20) produces conclusions that are highly favourable to Africa. The ...
 Observer India1 month ago

Hardly minor

This is with reference to Watch the milk that you drink by RS Khanna (December 22). Food adulteration is rampant in India — in cereals, pulses, oils, oilseeds, spices and even tea and coffee. Sipping tea is deeply rooted in India's culture, and ...
 Hindu Business Line1 month ago

Taking the measure of our meals

Governments look only reluctantly into the future, and the five-year planning framework - short as it is when it comes to planning for the needs of even a generation - is followed only reluctantly. Politically and administratively, 12 months is the ...
 DNA India1 month ago

Seeds of Truth: Vandana Shiva and the New Yorker

Posted in: Ecology, India, Resources, Science | No comments (A response to the article Seeds of Doubt by Michael Specter inThe New Yorker) I am glad that the future of food is being discussed, and thought about, on farms, in homes, on TV, online ...
 ZNet1 month ago

Maharashtra water woes: Will Fadnavis discourage sugarcane politics?

Devendra Fadnavis, chief minister of Maharashtra. Photo: S. Kumar/Mint Mumbai: Maharashtra chief minister Devendra Fadnavis has announced an ambitious Rs34,500 crore programme to 5 million hectares of additional land in the state under irrigation ...
 Livemint.com1 month ago

Where are the jobs?

A recent report prepared by the consultancy firm PricewaterhouseCoopers for the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) harps on the usual premise of boosting economic growth as the basis for job creation. Accordingly, it will still take 20 years to ...
 DNA India1 month ago
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