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SKUAST paving way for major transformation in agriculture in J&K

SKUAST paving way for major transformation in agriculture in J&K

According to Prof. Sharma, J&K is very conducive to diversification. It has such...

Nod to GM Mustard -a step towards accelerating agriculture advancement

Nod to GM Mustard -a step towards accelerating agriculture advancement

It is a very progressive step that through these new technology advances of genetic...

Release of GM mustard: A progressive decision

Release of GM mustard: A progressive decision

This decision to remove the long-existing unscientific ban on GM crops reflects...

Know your onions: Cheers to govt, tears to farmers

Know your onions: Cheers to govt, tears to farmers

For the government and the consumers, it could be a win-win situation as both are...

Let's manage our potato and onion; we can do better than others in inflation control

Let's manage our potato and onion; we can do better than others in inflation control

In order to keep inflation under control, India must opt for supply augmentation...

Bridge skill gap to enhance career growth in tier-2 and -3 cities: Become a Digital Native

Bridge skill gap to enhance career growth in tier-2 and -3 cities: Become a Digital Native

The Digital Natives of India have the capability to reach the top ranks in industry...

Gandhi and Gram Swaraj: Theory and practice

Gandhi and Gram Swaraj: Theory and practice

It is appropriate to see where Gram Swaraj (GS) stands on the birthday of Gandhiji,...

How to increase the productivity and production of foodgrains

How to increase the productivity and production of foodgrains

India’s current population of 1.39bn is likely to reach 1.51bn by 2030. The country...

Inflation could derail India consumption story

Inflation could derail India consumption story

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman had to do some plain speaking to India Inc earlier...

NRLM has set an example in women empowerment and the mission has progressed well

NRLM has set an example in women empowerment and the mission has progressed well

The convergence of the NRLM with various programmes of the Central Government, the...

Access to safe drinking water is welcome, but sustainability is key to Har Ghar Jal

Access to safe drinking water is welcome, but sustainability is key to Har Ghar Jal

The Prime Minister announced that 52 per cent of rural households had access to...

MSP in India targeted using WTO’s deeply flawed methodology

MSP in India targeted using WTO’s deeply flawed methodology

The flaws are several. The first and the most significant flaw is that the quantum...

Economic self-reliance necessary for agriculture sector and farmer that provide self-reliance of food security to country

Economic self-reliance necessary for agriculture sector and farmer that provide self-reliance of food security to country

The foodgrain production in the country crossed 300mn tonnes last year. This shows...

Urban India aspires for 5G; Bharat connectivity on BSNL’s shoulders

Urban India aspires for 5G; Bharat connectivity on BSNL’s shoulders

It was a somewhat pleasant surprise when the Union Cabinet approved a bailout package...

Much more besides MSP within wide purview of committee; questions raised no sooner than it is formed

Much more besides MSP within wide purview of committee; questions raised no sooner than it is formed

The way the SKM does not want to be a part of the committee, the latter may meet...

Ease of living not easy when cost of living goes through the roof

Ease of living not easy when cost of living goes through the roof

The Cost of Living (CoL) is refusing to ease, even if we go by the government data...

Lindiwe Majele Sibanda to head CGIAR

Following the decision of Marco Ferroni to retire and step down from his position as CGIAR System Board Chair after five years of...

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More area under wheat and mustard in current Rabi season than last year

The effect of high prices of wheat and mustard is visible in the area sown for the current Rabi season (2022-23). Farmers have sown...

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Farmers stage rallies in state capitals on “Raj Bhawan Chalo” call of SKM

On the call of Samyukt Kisan Morcha (SKM), farmers staged protest gatherings at 25 state capitals, more than 300 district headquarters...

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Gujarat polls: BJP manifesto eyes farmers

Learning from experience, the saffron party has laid special emphasis on issues relating to farmers in poll-bound Gujarat this time...

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Climate concerns impact crops in India: CRISIL

Pre-monsoon heatwaves, patchy progress of rainfall during the monsoon, and excess rainfall post-monsoon have impacted several agricultural...

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Cropfit — An app of the farmers, for the farmers, by the farmers; bidding below MSP not possible

While other apps mainly focus on the traders and how they can benefit them and the mandis, Cropfit's prime focus is on the farmers...

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