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India joins SCO, PM Modi says mutual benefits will unlock region's economic potential  Jun 24, 3:30 pm
Tashkent (Uzbekistan), June 24 (ANI): Speaking at the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) meeting, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday outlined that India's capacities in trade, investments, ICT, space, agriculture, healthcare and small and medium scale industries can bring widespread economic benefit to SCO countries.
Rains will bring down vegetable prices: K'taka Agri Minister  Jun 16, 6:17 pm
Bengaluru (Karnataka), June 16 (ANI): Attributing the rise in vegetables prices across the state to drought, Karnataka Agriculture Minister Krishna Byre Gowda on Thursday said the agricultural production will get a boost with recent rains eventually bringing down the prices.
Rising inflation: Jaitley holds high-level meeting   Jun 15, 3:02 pm
New Delhi, June 15 (ANI): Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley will chair a high-level meeting with Food Minister Ram Vilas Paswan and Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh on rising inflation on Wednesday.
Here`s how agriculture saved males  Jun 4, 10:05 am
Washington D.C, Jun 4 (ANI): Once upon a time, settlers in the Fertile Crescent of West Asia domesticated few wild plant and animal species. To be precise, it was about 11-12 thousand years ago (kya) and nowadays, we name this behavior as, agriculture.
Mathura clashes: Govt. lambasts SP, accuses Akhilesh of turning blind eye to criminals  Jun 3, 2:52 pm
New Delhi, June 3 (ANI): Asserting that the Mathura violence was a prime example of the Samajwadi Party (SP) Government's spectacular failure in Uttar Pradesh, Minister of State for Agriculture Sanjeev Balyan called for a thorough probe into the matter.
Cabinet approves MSP for Kharif crops of 2016-17, prices to be effective from Oct. 1  Jun 1, 7:14 pm
New Delhi, June 1 (ANI): The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi, has given its approval for the increase in the Minimum Support Prices (MSPs) for all Kharif Crops of 2016-17 seasons.
Govt.of Punjab inks MoU with Microsoft to enhance citizen services and drive digital inclusion  Jun 1, 5:18 pm
Chandigarh, June.1 (ANI-Businesswire India): In an effort to augment the quality of citizen services in the state, the Government of Punjab today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Microsoft India to use cloud computing infrastructure for better facilities in education, agriculture and healthcare for citizens. Mr. Sarvesh Kaushal, Chief Secretary Punjab on behalf of Punjab Government and Mr. Anil Bhansali, Managing Director, Microsoft India (R&D) Pvt. Ltd, signed the MoU in the presence of Punjab Deputy Chief Minister, Mr. Sukhbir Singh Badal.
Agri-Ministry licensing guidelines discourages research and innovation: ASSOCHAM  May 31, 1:55 pm
New Delhi, May 31 (ANI): The Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India (ASSOCHAM) today expressed concern over recent actions by the Agriculture Ministry, notifying on May 18 a new framework for licences for agricultural biotechnology covering existing and future technologies and advocated review of the same.
Agriculture Minister exhorts corporate sector to add value to maize produce  May 26, 4:05 pm
New Delhi, May 26 (ANI): Union Minister for Agriculture and Farmers' Welfare Radha Mohan Singh today exhorted the corporate sector to step in and add value to the maize produce to enhance farm incomes and reap sustainable dividends for itself.
Pak misses economic growth target by a wide margin  May 21, 6:46 pm
Islamabad, May 21(ANI): Pakistan missed the economic growth target for the current financial year by a wide margin mainly because of widespread dismal performance by the agriculture sector. The gross domestic product (GDP) grew by 4.7 per cent against the target of 5.5per cent.
Agriculture cutbacks needed to meet Paris climate agreement   May 18, 10:57 am
Washington D.C, May 18 (ANI): Paris climate agreement cannot be met sans cutting emissions from farming, according to a recent study.
Fadnavis calls for investments in agriculture to make Maharashtra drought-proof  May 13, 8:25 am
Mumbai, May 13 (ANI): Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis has said that agriculture should be made drought proof by shifting the paradigm from relief work to investment in agriculture.
Centre's initiatives for farmers showing positive results, says agriculture minister   May 9, 4:59 pm
Kandapur (Odisha), May 9 (ANI): Union Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Minister Radha Mohan Singh has said that initiatives taken by the Centre for the welfare of farmers have started showing positive results.
Soil from grave of WWI hero, Risaldar Badlu Singh, brought to India  May 3, 9:41 am
New Delhi, May 3 (ANI): Haryana Agriculture Minister O.P. Dhankar on Tuesday morning returned back with the soil from the grave of World War-I hero, Risaldar Badlu Singh from Egypt, as an attempt by the Haryana Government to honor the courage he showed on the battle-field.
Closely monitoring drought situation in country: Centre  Apr 30, 7:20 pm
New Delhi, Apr. 30 (ANI): Saying that the country has experienced two successive years of poor rains, Union Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Minister Radha Mohan Singh on Saturday said immediately after the India Meteorological Department's (IMD) monsoon forecasts in April last, recognising the gravity of the situation, the Centre in collaboration with state governments responded rapidly with a multi-pronged approach to mitigate the effects of the drought.
India, Papua New Guinea to sign four MoUs  Apr 29, 8:24 am
Port Moresby, Apr.29 (ANI): India and Papua New Guinea will be signing four Memorandum of Understanding (MoU)s in the areas of agriculture, health, information technology and infrastructure on the second day of President Pranab Mukherjee's visit to the Pacific Island country today.
Tata Trusts, Jain Irrigation Ltd. tie up for tech advancements  Apr 19, 3:00 pm
New Delhi, Apr 19 (ANI): Tata Trusts and Jain Irrigation Systems Ltd. (JISL) have signed an MoU to work towards improving agriculture extension, agribusiness, and research and development systems in multiple geographies across India.
PM says 'e-NAM' to greatly benefit farmers  Apr 14, 10:54 pm
New Delhi, Apr. 14 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the pilot of 'e-NAM' (e-trading platform for the National Agriculture Market) here on Thursday.
PM Modi to launch National Agriculture Market portal to connect e-mandis  Apr 14, 8:54 am
New Delhi, Apr.14 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi will launch National Agriculture Market portal to connect e-mandis in several states at a function in the national capital on the 125th birth anniversary of Bhim Rao Ambedkar today evening.
PM Modi to launch portal merging e-mandis from eight states  Apr 13, 11:02 pm
New Delhi, Apr. 13 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi will on Thursday launch National Agriculture Market portal to connect e-mandis in several states at a function in the national capital on the 125th birth anniversary of Bhim Rao Ambedkar.
Sirisena calls for strengthening foundations of agriculture in Lanka  Apr 11, 5:44 pm
Anuradhapura, April.11 (ANI): Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena has said that the foundations of agriculture in the country must be strengthened in order to build a healthy nation and uplift the people's standards of living.
Maldivian Prez comes to pay official visit to India  Apr 7, 6:51 pm
New Delhi, Apr. 7 (ANI): Maldivian President Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom will arrive here on a two-day official visit to India on April 10.
Khadse seeks Prabhu's help transport water to drought-hit Latur  Apr 5, 5:00 pm
Latur (Maharashtra), Apr.5 (ANI): Maharashtra Agriculture Minister Eknath Khadse on Tuesday said he has requested the Union Railways Ministry to help transport water to drought-hit Latur.
Boost for Australia-India science collaboration  Mar 30, 2:42 pm
New Delhi, Mar. 30 (ANI): Australian and Indian research projects on agriculture productivity, food security and developing clean energy technologies are among those that will benefit from a 5.6 million dollar boost to the Australia-India Strategic Research Fund (AISRF).