Keyword Results for   'agriculture'  
Congress accuses Sanjeev Balyan of misusing his position  Nov 25, 12:12 pm
New Delhi, Nov. 25 (ANI): The Congress Party on Wednesday accused Minister of State for Agriculture Sanjeev Kumar Balyan of misusing his position and said the latest revelation contradicts the stand of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
India for implementation of Bali package  Nov 16, 11:44 pm
Antalya, Nov. 16 (ANI): The Sherpa for G20 Summit, Arvind Panagaria, today said India made all efforts to ensure that the Bali package, including those on agriculture, development, public stock holding and ratification of the trade facilitation agreement, is implemented.
President Mukherjee to attend 29th convocation of Govind Ballabh Pant University  Nov 16, 1:49 pm
Pantnagar (Uttarakhand), Nov.16 (ANI): President Pranab Mukherjee on Tuesday will visit Uttarakhand where he will be attending the 29th Convocation of Govind Ballabh Pant University of Agriculture and Technology. (ANI)^
USAID pledges assistance in Afghan agriculture sector  Nov 1, 3:54 pm
Kabul, Nov. 1 (ANI): The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has promised 300 million dollar assistance to improve Afghanistan's agriculture sector.
South Sudan approaches India for agriculture, hydropower assistance  Oct 27, 7:18 pm
New Delhi, Oct.27 (ANI): The Ministry of External Affairs(MEA) on Tuesday said that South Sudan, one of the African nations participating in the ongoing Third India-Africa Summit, has asked for assistance from New Delhi in the areas of agriculture and hydropower resources.
Radha Mohan Singh says Nitish responsible for price rise in Bihar  Oct 20, 5:34 pm
Patna, Oct. 20 (ANI): Union Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh on Tuesday took a swipe at Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar over rising prices of pulses, saying the latter was responsible for it.
Nitish bothered only for 'chair' not shortage of pulses, says Radha Mohan Singh  Oct 18, 8:25 pm
Patna, Oct.18 (ANI): Union Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh on Sunday said Nitish Kumar-led Bihar Government is not bothered about the welfare of the people, as the government is not doing anything to contain rising prices of pulse, and only worried about coming to power.
Agriculture Minister stresses on pulses, organic farming  Oct 17, 4:51 pm
Agartala, Oct. 17 (ANI): Minister of State for Agriculture Mohanbhai Kalyanjibhai Kundariya has urged the farmers to shift from paddy to pulses and organic farming for making better profits.
Govt. to create buffer stock of pulses to counter price rise  Oct 16, 10:11 pm
New Delhi, Oct. 16 (ANI): The Government on Friday said it will buy 40,000 tonnes of pulses from farmers to create a buffer stock for controlling the prices, which have reached to Rs 190 per kilogram.
ASSOCHAM to organize conference on 'Organic World: Advantage India'  Oct 14, 6:54 pm
New Delhi, Oct 14 (ANI): The ASSOCHAM is set to organize the fifth national conference on 'Organic World: Advantage India' here on Thursday.
Congress demands probe into Punjab pesticide scam, says suspension of officer not enough  Oct 7, 4:50 pm
New Delhi, 0ct.7 (ANI): Congress leader Shakeel Ahmad on Wednesday demanded a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe into the sale and supply of pesticides that has damaged the cotton crop due to a whitefly attack, and added that suspending Agriculture Director Mangal Singh Sandhu is not enough.
IT, agriculture, SME sector promises partnerships with Central Europe  Oct 6, 6:19 pm
New Delhi, Oct 6 (ANI): FICCI in a report 'India and Central Europe: Harnessing Business Complementarities' has talked about emerging trends in the bilateral economic and business ties and potential areas for deep bilateral cooperation.
Azam Khan leaving no stone unturned to destroy UP: Sanjeev Balyan  Oct 6, 10:47 am
New Delhi, Oct. 6 (ANI): Minister of state for Agriculture Sanjeev Balyan on Tuesday slammed Uttar Pradesh Minority Welfare and Urban Development Minister Azam Khan, saying the latter was responsible for all the rampant evil in the Samajwadi Party-ruled state.
Food items contain over 12 percent unapproved pesticides, claims Govt. report  Oct 2, 9:21 pm
New Delhi, Oct. 2 (ANI): The government on Friday said it has found residues of unapproved pesticides in vegetables, fruits, milk and other food items collected from various retail and wholesale outlets across the country.
Agriculture Minister assures no reduction in production despite monsoon deficit   Sep 23, 10:15 am
New Delhi, Sept. 23 (ANI): Union Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh has assured that despite fourteen percent monsoon deficit, there won't be any reduction in agricultural production.
National Rabi conference to review performance of agriculture sector  Sep 19, 4:10 pm
New Delhi, Sept. 19 (ANI): The Department of Agriculture, Cooperation and Farmers Welfare (DAC and FW) of the Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare will organise a national conference on September 22 and 23 to review performance of the preceding season and to prepare strategies for the coming season.
Agriculture Ministry says weak monsoon will reduce Kharif output by 1.78 percent  Sep 17, 1:24 pm
New Delhi, Sept. 17 (ANI): The Ministry of Agriculture has said that deficient monsoon rains this year will result in a 1.78 percent decline in the country's Kharif food grain production.
India, Cambodia ink two pacts to boost bilateral cooperation in tourism, healthcare and agriculture   Sep 16, 12:58 pm
Phnom Penh (Cambodia), Sept.16 (ANI): India and Cambodia on Wednesday inked two Memoranda of Understanding (MoUs) to boost bilateral cooperation in tourism, healthcare, agriculture and women empowerment (through information and communication technology) under the Quick Impact Projects Initiative.
Agriculture expert Ramesh Chand appointed new full time NITI Aayog member  Sep 8, 8:34 pm
New Delhi, Sept.8 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved the appointment of agriculture expert Professor Ramesh Chand as one of the full-time members in the NITI Aayog.
Egyptian agriculture minister arrested over corruption charges  Sep 8, 10:55 am
London, Sept. 8 (ANI): Egyptian agriculture minister Salah El Din Mahmoud Helal has been arrested in connection with corruption allegations shortly after he resigned on Monday.
India, Mozambique to strengthen economic ties  Aug 6, 10:02 pm
New Delhi, Aug. 6 (ANI): Mozambique could partner with India in the field of oil and gas as well as in agriculture, food processing and healthcare.
Sonia pulls up Agriculture Minister for 'outrageous' statement on farmer suicides  Aug 3, 10:57 am
New Delhi, Aug. 3 (ANI): Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Monday said that the Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led NDA Government's 'anti-farmer' policies has crippled farmers and also criticised Union Agriculture Minister Raja Mohan Singh for rubbing salt into their wounds by giving an outrageous answer to a question on farmer suicides.
Lanka Govt. reveals development plans for north and east  Aug 1, 12:13 pm
Colombo, Aug.1 (ANI): Prime Minister Ranil Wickramasinghe of Sri Lanka has said that the incumbent government will soon announce development plans for the country's northern and eastern areas, with a focus on agriculture and industry.
Nitish Govt. to rename Kishanganj Agriculture University after Kalam  Jul 28, 2:44 pm
Patna, July 28 (ANI): The Nitish Kumar-led Bihar Government has decided to rename the Kishanganj Agriculture University after former president Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam.
JD (U) calls for Radha Mohan Singh's resignation  Jul 26, 7:03 pm
New Delhi, July 26 (ANI): The Janata Dal United on Sunday called for the resignation of Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh over his controversial statement on farmer suicide and added that the party is in support of the hunger strike called by JD(S) supremo H D Deve Gowda to address farmer issues.