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Chinese may have practised agriculture before advent of rice cultivation 5,000 yrs ago May 18, 12:23 pm
Washington, May 18 (ANI): Archaeologists in southern subtropical China have uncovered evidence for the first time that people living in Xincun 5,000 years ago may have practised agriculture -before the arrival of domesticated rice in the region.
United Nations urges hungry world to eat bugs May 14, 11:25 am
London, May 14 (ANI): The United Nations has issued an official advice suggesting that insects can help combat food-insecurity worldwide, as they are a virtually "untapped" source of food for people.
New Delhi, May 8 (ANI): The Empowered Group of Ministers on Drought, headed by Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar, on Wednesday approved an additional assistance of Rs 256 crore for rejuvenation of orchards in drought-hit Maharasthra.
New Delhi, May 6 (ANI): India and Australia have reviewed bilateral co-operations in sectors like agriculture, civil nuclear energy cooperation agreement and Comprehensive Economic Cooperation Agreement (CECA) during the 14th Joint Ministerial Commission (JMC) meeting that was held in New Delhi.
Sharad Pawar not to contest in 2014 polls: NCP May 3, 12:33 pm
Mumbai, May 3 (ANI): Union Agriculture Minister and Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) chief Sharad Pawar will not contest the 2014 general elections.
London, May 3 (ANI): Over a quarter of a million people, including young children died in a famine in Somalia between October 2010 and April 2012 because the international community did not act quick enough, according to a report commissioned by the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the USAID-funded Famine Early Warning Systems Network.
China prosecutes thousands for corruption in Q1 Apr 27, 2:22 pm
Beijing, Apr. 27 (Xinhua-ANI): China's prosecutors handled 3,657 corruption cases, and 1,481 cases involving dereliction of duty and rights violations during the first quarter of 2013, the Supreme People's Procuratorate (SPP) announced on Saturday.
UPA continues to be stable, cohesive and focused: Manish Tewari Apr 13, 7:17 pm
New Delhi, Apr. 13 (ANI): Information and Broadcasting Minister Manish Tewari on Saturday downplayed Union Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar's remark that the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) has shrunk and become vulnerable after the DMK pull out, saying the ruling government at the Centre is completely stable and continues to be cohesive and focused on its core objectives, which is consolidating the Indian economy over the next one year.
Ludhiana, April 7 (ANI): Union Information and Broadcasting Minister Manish Tewari has underlined the need for change of mindset and perception amongst students towards agriculture, which is the backbone of country's economy.
Amritsar, Apr. 4 (ANI): Taking forward his theory of 'sustainable growth' in agriculture, world acclaimed agriculture scientist and Rajya Sabha MP, Prof. MS Swaminathan, today said 'organic farming' will usher in the ever-green revolution in the country.
Oklahoma gives federal approval on killing horses for meat Mar 31, 11:25 am
New York, March 31 (ANI): Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin has reportedly signed a bill that permits livestock owners to slaughter horses for food as long as their processing plants are authorized by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, on Friday.
Now, Smell-o-vision screen that lets you really smell the coffee Mar 30, 11:14 am
London, Mar 30 (ANI): Researchers at Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology in Japan have developed a "smelling screen" that makes smells appear to come from the exact spot on any LCD screen that is displaying the image of a cup of coffee.
Pawar announces relief package for drought-hit Maharashtra Mar 13, 6:56 pm
New Delhi, Mar. 13 (ANI): Union Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar on Wednesday announced relief package for Maharashtra.
Pawar introduces Agricultural Bio-Safety Bill-2013 in Lok Sabha Mar 11, 2:53 pm
New Delhi, Mar 11 (ANI): Agriculture and Food Processing Minister Sharad Pawar introduced the Agricultural Bio-Safety Bill-2013 in the Lok Sabha today.
New Delhi, Mar 5 (ANI): Agriculture and Food Processing Minister Sharad Pawar will inaugurate the two-day 'National Conference on Agriculture For Kharif Campaign 2013' here tomorrow to chalk out the strategy for maximising crop production during the coming Kharif season.
US to 'air bomb' out of control Guam snake population with 'poison-laced dead mice' Feb 23, 11:45 am
Washington, Feb 23 (ANI): To control the increasing population of brown tree snakes in the island of Guam, the Wildlife Services of the US Department of Agriculture will air drop dead mice laced with the painkiller acetaminophen into the dense jungles on the island.
New Delhi, Feb. 16 (ANI): Amid sharp criticism from the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Left Parties over the move to hike the prices of petrol and diesel, Minister of State for Agriculture and Food Processing Industries Tariq Anwar has defended the Central Government's decision, and said that there are some compulsions.
Washington, Feb. 12 (ANI): Bhutan will become the first country to produce exclusively organic food, after banning the sale of pesticides and herbicides, relying only on animal and farm waste to fertilize crops.
Syria's Assad orders minor cabinet shake-up Feb 9, 4:03 pm
Damascus, Feb. 9 (Xinhua-ANI): Syrian President Bashar al-Assad ordered Saturday a minor cabinet reshuffle, according to the state- run SANA news agency.
Cabinet approves raising authorised capital of NABARD Feb 7, 2:03 pm
New Delhi, Feb 7 (ANI): The Union Cabinet today approved raising the authorised capital of the National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development, (NABARD) to 20,000 crore rupees from 5,000 crore rupees.
State Ministers' conference called to find ways for fast growth of dairy, fisheries, poultry sectors Feb 5, 5:49 pm
New Delhi, Feb. 5 (ANI): Agriculture and Food Processing Industries Minister Sharad Pawar will inaugurate a conference of Ministers for Animal Husbandry, Dairying and Fisheries of all states and Union Territories here on Wednesday.
Tariq Anwar meets Manitoba Premier Greg Selinger Feb 5, 4:23 pm
New Delhi, Feb 5 (ANI): Minister of State for Agriculture and Food Processing Industries Tariq Anwar today met visiting Premier of Canada's Manitoba Province, Greg Selinger, and expressed India's willingness for an enduring collaboration with Canada in all spheres of agriculture.
New Delhi, Feb.1 (ANI): Expressing concern over steep rise in price of onions, Union Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar on Friday said there is some fault in the retail market which needed to be checked out.
New Delhi, Jan. 30 (ANI): Union Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar today said farm mechanization has to be given primacy to meet the projected demand of 280 million tonnes of foodgrains by 2020.
Gumla (Jharkhand), Jan.29 (ANI): Gumla District in Jharkhand has remained a hub of Naxal activities.
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