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'Saras Mela' commences in Ludhiana
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'Saras Mela' commences in Ludhiana

[India], October 06 (ANI): The Sale of Articles of Rural Artisans Society (Saras) Mela commenced at Punjab Agricultural University here. Artisans and artists from 25 different states of the country are participating in the fair. Cultural heritage of various ... Sify, 1 week ago

Punjab Agricultural University: Harvest of riches

Punjab Agricultural University, established in 1962, played the key role in ensuring India becomes a self-sufficient by ringing in the Green Revolution.
 India Today2 months ago

PAU vice-chancellor expresses concern over farmers' suicides

Punjab Agricultural University (PAU) vice-chancellor B S Dhillon today said farmers' suicide was "rising" in the state despite an increase in monthly income of agricultural households, and improved yield and soil health.Expressing concern over the issue, he ...
 Business Standard1 week ago

Rains in Pb, Har raise fear of adverse impact on Kharif crop

Rains lashed many parts of Punjab and Haryana since yesterday, raising fear that it may adversely impact the yield of major Kharif crops, including paddy, cotton and maize.Punjab Agricultural University Vice Chancellor B S Dhillon said, "Rain at this stage is ...
 Business Standard3 weeks ago

Cambridge and MSSRF ties-up to focus on food security in India

In a bid to carry out major research activities in the country, University of Cambridge has tied-up with M S Swaminathan Research Foundation (MSSRF) to focus on food security in India. The project Transforming Indias Green Revolution by Research and ...
 Deccan Herald2 months ago
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Run-up to Gurdaspur by-polls: Farmer unrest takes centre-stage in Punjab politics

The farmers' issues are back on the centre-stage of Punjab politics once again. With the Captain Amarinder Singh-led Congress government having completed six months of 'grace' period in office, the masses, particularly in the rural areas, have started getting ...
 catchnews.com3 weeks ago Getting the 'job' done? Clearly not: Punjab's political parties fight it out over Rozgar Melas  catchnews.com1 month ago
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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
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State of economy spooks BJP allies, but no one's listening

Its governing allies are not happy on the economy and complain of ignored concerns but find themselves unable to be assertive.  Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s recent address to company secretaries on the economy had beamed a mixed message to his Bharatiya Janata Party’s allies. The ruling National Democratic Alliance’s constituents didn’t find much to cheer, feeling Modi had not touched on their fundamental concerns, while he sought to appropriate the ethical space ...
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Bringing the phulkari back in vogue

A mother-daughter duo is working tirelessly to revive the art and empower rural artisans too. Nivi's mother interacts with the staff at Virsa. All photographs: Kind courtesy   Phulkari is a centuries-old embroidery tradition of the northwestern part of undivided, pre-1947 Punjab. It flourished during the relatively peaceful reign of Maharaja Ranjit Singh prior to 1849, when Punjab fell to the British in the second Anglo-Sikh War. Of the 47-52 stitches that were widespread among ...
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Prehistoric puzzle How the plesiosaurs swam Millions of years ago, leviathans known as plesiosaurs prowled the oceans. With their long necks and barrelled bodies, these marine reptiles had four long flippers. The two nearly identical pairs of aquatic limbs ...
 Deccan Herald3 weeks ago
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