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Jaitley calls for increasing agricultural productivity Feb 28, 12:38 pm
New Delhi, Feb. 27 (ANI): Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday said agricultural productivity should increase for the welfare of the people residing in the rural areas, and added that the government is committed to increasing the area of irrigation for the same.
Highlights of Union Budget 2015-16 (Part 3) Feb 28, 11:50 am
New Delhi, Feb. 28 (ANI): Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, who is presenting the Union Budget for fiscal 2015-16 in the Lok Sabha, proposed to create a national agriculture market to increase farmers' income.
New Delhi, Feb. 16 (ANI): India and Sri Lanka on Monday signed an agreement on cooperation in peaceful uses of nuclear energy.
Thanking Sharad Pawar, PM Modi calls for modernising agriculture Feb 14, 6:11 pm
Baramati (Maharashtra), Feb. 14 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday called for the modernising of agricultural techniques across the country, thanking Nationalist Congress Party chief Sharad Pawar for his contribution to the sector.
New Delhi, Feb.12 (ANI): Union Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh on Thursday called for improved bamboo productivity and optimum utilization of bamboo and allied products to develop this key sector holistically.
Mohali (Punjab), Feb. 11 (ANI): A Mohali court on Wednesday sentenced former Punjab agriculture minister and Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) leader Sucha Singh Langah to three years imprisonment in a disproportionate assets case.
New Delhi, Jan.31 (ANI): The International Food policy Research Institute (IFPRI) has been working to accelerate agricultural growth and to enhance the food security system in Nepal.
Concerted efforts needed to produce clean spices at competitive prices, says Radha Mohan Singh Jan 27, 5:50 pm
New Delhi, Jan. 27 (ANI): Union Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh, while inaugurating National Conference on Development and Export of Spices at the New Delhi-based Pusa campus today, said that concerted efforts are needed to produce clean spices at competitive prices in order to sustain India's share in world spice market.
Innovations assist Jharkhand farmers to revive agriculture Jan 22, 11:06 am
Deoghar, January 22 (ANI): Sanjay Singh, a small landholder but a market savvy farmer claims to be producing the best quality of vegetables in his village Madanpur in Jharkhand. He sells his produce in the nearby weekly market without allowing any bargaining on the price.
New Delhi, Jan.17 (ANI): Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley told representatives of various agricultural groups that the government is aiming to move towards creating a national common market for agricultural commodities to improve the supply chain.
New Delhi, Jan.16 (ANI): Union Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh on Thursday underlined the importance of fundamentals of agricultural growth for the development of country.
Australia-India agriculture opportunities in sight Jan 13, 2:35 pm
New Delhi, Jan. 13 (ANI) Senator Richard Colbeck, Australia's Parliamentary Secretary for Agriculture said on Tuesday that greater agriculture trade opportunities are in sight for the Australian producers in India.
Israel to open centres of excellence for farmers in India Jan 12, 9:30 am
Gandhinagar, Jan. 12 (ANI): Israel's Agriculture Minister Yair Shamir has announced that his country will open centres of excellence for farmers in India to encourage research in agriculture sector.
New Delhi, Jan.1 (ANI): Agricultural growth is not possible without education, said Union Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh.
EBARA hosts seminar on pumps for flood control measures in Hanoi Dec 19, 12:25 pm
Hanoi (Vietnam), Dec.19 (ANI): Given the rising demand of recent years for pumps used for flood control and in the water supply business in Southeast Asia, Japan's EBARA CORPORATION ("EBARA"), a leading pump manufacturer, held a two-day seminar on "Pumps for flood control" at the Water Resources University and Department of Agriculture and Rural Development in Hanoi, Vietnam.
Washington, Dec 12 (ANI): A new study has given new insights into the origins of agriculture that can help shape the future of food.
Hayuliang (Arunachal Pradesh), Dec.3 (ANI): The community horticulture farming project launched by the National Agriculture Bank for Rural Development (NABARD) would herald a new era of socio-economic development in Anjaw District, which borders China in Arunachal Pradesh, the state's Health and Family Welfare Minister, Kalikho Pul, has said.
India provides soil research service to Afghanistan and Nepal Nov 29, 3:04 pm
New Delhi, Nov. 29 (ANI): Indian Agricultural Research Institute (IARI), in collaboration with agricultural universities in Afghanistan and Nepal, is providing soil research and training to improve agriculture produce in those countries.
Assam Agriculture University convocation held in Jorhat Nov 22, 5:59 pm
Jorhat, Nov. 22 (ANI): The 19th convocation of the Assam Agricultural University (AAU) was held at Jorhat campus last Saturday.
Assam's agriculture sector benefitting from scientific practices Nov 22, 5:39 pm
Jorhat, (Assam), Nov. 22 (ANI): Science is being used to benefit the agriculture sector of Assam, and in other parts of North East India, given its sizeable population.
New Delhi, Nov.22 (ANI): Canada's Saskatchewan Province, whose exports to India stood at over a billion Canadian dollars in 2013, has said that it is very keen to be a part of and to contribute to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's "Make in India" initiatives.
Brisbane, Nov. 14 (ANI): India and Australia are set to further their co-operation in a host of areas pertaining to the agriculture sector as well as on science and technology, including in the field of fortification of bananas.
How to live longer while saving the planet revealed Nov 13, 1:13 pm
Washington, Nov 13 (ANI): In a new study, scientists have shown that one could significantly reduce the environmental costs of agriculture and live longer if they made healthier food choices.
Anand (Gujarat), Nov. 9 (ANI): Union Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh has stressed upon the need to enhance the involvement of women in the dairy sector, adding that today India is the largest producer of milk in the world.
Ahmedabad, Nov.9 (ANI): Supreme Court Chief Justice H.L.Dattu has cautioned the government to make minimum corporate use of agriculture land.
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