Keyword Results for   'agriculture'  
Purple nut sedge was important part of prehistoric ancestors' diet: Study  Jul 17, 5:23 pm
Washington, July 17 (ANI): A new study has found new evidence that our had a detailed understanding of plants long before the development of agriculture.
Govt. to establish two agricultural and horticulture universities  Jul 10, 6:37 pm
New Delhi, July 10 (ANI): Government will establish two agriculture research institutions of excellence in Assam and Jharkhand with an initial sum of Rs 100 crore in the current financial year.
Govt. committed to four percent growth in agriculture  Jul 10, 4:24 pm
New Delhi, July 10 (ANI): Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, while presenting his maiden budget on Thursday, said that the government is committed to sustaining a growth of four percent in agriculture.
Australian funded agriculture initiative to boost small farmers' productivity in India, Nepal and Bangladesh   Jul 4, 1:57 pm
New Delhi, July 4 (ANI): Two states - Bihar and West Bengal - will benefit from an Australian Government funded research initiative to help small farmers improve agriculture productivity.
Agriculture minister calls for rapid development of dairy sector  Jul 3, 6:47 pm
New Delhi, July 3 (ANI): Union Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh on Thursday has called for the rapid development of the dairy sector to meet the future demand of the country.
Agriculture minister inaugurates eco-friendly sewage water treatment plant of IARI  Jul 2, 10:35 pm
New Delhi, July 2 (ANI): Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh inaugurated eco-friendly sewage water treatment plant at the Water Technology Centre of the IARI here today.
Centre to consider opening new farm institutions in Maharashtra   Jul 2, 11:01 am
New Delhi, July 2 (ANI): The Centre will look into the problems of Maharashtra farmers, especially to deal with any low-rainfall situation, and also create R and D infrastructure to support long-term growth of agriculture in the State.
Agriculture ministry prepares plan to tackle possible drought in Western India  Jul 1, 10:23 pm
New Delhi, July 1 (ANI): Union Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh on Tuesday said that his ministry is planning to submit a proposal to Prime Minister Narendra Modi regarding the predicted drought situation in western India.
Government to consider setting up more agriculture universities in northeast  Jun 29, 9:28 pm
New Delhi, June 29 (ANI): Development in the northeast region is a top priority of the government. Recently, the union agriculture minister has agreed to look into the possibility of setting up new agriculture universities and research centers in the northeast.
Prime Minister calls meeting on inflation   Jun 26, 12:41 pm
New Delhi, June 26 (ANI): Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh and Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh have arrived at 7 Race Course Road to discuss inflation with Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Agriculture minister to ICRISAT: Need to take research to farmers doorsteps   Jun 25, 12:54 pm
New Delhi, June 25 (ANI): Union Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh has exhorted the International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid-Tropics (ICRISAT) to take research and technology to the doorstep of farmers.
Govt. prepared to tackle any situation arising out of poor monsoon: Agriculture Minister   Jun 10, 10:38 am
New Delhi, June 10 (ANI): Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh has reaffirmed government's seriousness in tackling any situation arising out of poor monsoon rains as forecast by the Indian Meteorological Department.
Urgent need to change agri- farm calender of Kerala  Jun 6, 6:42 pm
Kochi, June 6 (ANI): Although the monsoon has officially set in Kerala, but its late arrival has already set alarm bells ringing among the state's agricultural experts, who want a drastic overhaul of the annual agriculture calender in 'God's own country'.
Agricultural productivity and climate change to influence drop in global malnutrition  May 30, 11:29 am
Washington, May 30 (ANI): Researchers have said that global malnutrition could fall 84 percent by the year 2050 as incomes in developing countries grow - but only if agricultural productivity continues to improve and climate change does not severely damage agriculture.
Policies will be framed to make country self-reliant in fertilizer supply: Ananth Kumar  May 29, 10:40 am
New Delhi, May 29 (ANI): Minister for Chemicals and Fertilisers Ananth Kumar has said that policies will be framed to make the country self-reliant in fertilizer supply.
DST-Lockheed Martin IIGP scales new heights  May 24, 1:32 pm
New Delhi, May 24 (ANI): Underlining the programme commitment to enhance the growth and development of India's entrepreneurial economy, the DST-Lockheed Martin India Innovation Growth Programme (IIGP) entered its eighth year on a new high with a record 1300 applications being received from sectors as diverse as healthcare, textiles, agriculture, defense and food processing.
TMC supporters protest against Mamata, demand resumption of state agricultural minister   May 21, 10:13 am
Asansol, (West Bengal), May 21 (ANI): Supporters of the Trinamool Congress party's labour organization I.N.T.T.U.C took to streets in Asansol demanding resumption of state agriculture minister after state chief Mamata Banerjee suspended him.
Moloy Ghatak resigns as W.Bengal agriculture minister  May 20, 11:09 am
Kolkata, May 20 (ANI): West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has accepted the resignation of state agriculture minister Maloy Ghatak and the same has been forwarded to Governor M.K Narayanan for acceptance.
State Govt. must take steps to stop violence in Assam, says NCP's Tariq Anwar  May 4, 12:39 pm
New Delhi, May 4 (ANI): Nationalist Congress Party of India (NCP) General Secretary and Union Minister of State for Agriculture, Tariq Anwar, on Sunday asked the state government of Assam to take steps to contain the violence and urged political parties to stop blame game on that issue.
First Session of the India-Georgia Intergovernmental Commission talks held in New Delhi  Apr 29, 11:26 pm
New Delhi, Apr. 29 (ANI): The First Session of India-Georgia Intergovernmental Commission on Trade, Economic, Scientific and Technological, Cultural and Educational Cooperation was held on 29th April 2014 in New Delhi.
Pawar busy playing cricket when farmers are committing suicide: Modi  Apr 22, 2:49 pm
Dhule, (Maharashtra), Apr. 22 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi criticised Union Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar on Tuesday for being involved in matters related to cricket, when the nation's farmers were committing suicide.
Modi claims Sharad Pawar left field before fighting as he was aware of BJP wave in country  Apr 20, 9:00 pm
Jalgaon, (Maharashtra), Apr. 20 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi on Sunday said Minister of Agriculture Sharad Pawar was a clever politician because he stepped back from contesting six months back as he had already realized that there was a BJP wave in the country.
Kerala's Kanan Devan Hills Plantations gets coveted rainforest alliance certification  Apr 2, 12:56 pm
Munnar, April.2 (ANI): In what could be reckoned as an unparalleled achievement, the Munnar-based Kanan Devan Hills Plantations Co. (P) Ltd. has received the coveted Rainforest Alliance (RA) certification, a global recognition bestowed upon over 100 types of crops and livestock, such as coffee, tea, cocoa and fruits, for following and maintaining sustainable agriculture practices.
Manmohan Singh asks people to help Congress return to power  Mar 29, 2:30 pm
Sivasagar (Assam) Mar. 29 (ANI): Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Saturday spelt out the achievements of his government during the last ten years of his rule and asked people to once again repose faith on Congress.
Sports tournament in Jorhat brings together players from across the country  Mar 28, 3:49 pm
Jorhat, Mar 28 (ANI): Sports can play an important role in bringing people together and fostering better understanding. Young sports enthusiasts from across the country recently came together in Assam's Jorhat district for the 15th All India Agriculture University Games and Sports Tournament.