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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.
New breakthrough could help thwart recurrent urinary tract infections  Mar 26, 10:32 am
Washington, March 26 (ANI): Researchers have shown that when chitosan - used in agriculture as a seed treatment and biopesticide - is given in conjunction with antibiotics, it assists the bladder in ridding itself of "reservoir" populations of bacteria that live in its deeper layers and potentially cause recurrent infections.
Sharad Pawar clarifies his statement on voting twice, says was misinterpreted  Mar 23, 8:37 pm
Mumbai, Mar. 23 (ANI): Union Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar on Sunday clarified his statement on voting twice in the upcoming elections and said that his statement was misinterpreted.
Spicejet crew committed a dangerous act while flying: Tariq Anwar  Mar 20, 12:38 pm
New Delhi, Mar. 20 (ANI) : Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader and Union Minister of State for Agriculture Tariq Anwar termed the manner in which the crew of Spicejet risked the lives of passengers as grave.
India to quadruple revenues from Africa by 2025: McKinsey report  Mar 10, 1:46 pm
New Delhi, Mar.10 (ANI): India can aspire to quadruple its revenues from Africa to USD 160 billion by 2025 by developing its presence in sectors where India has a unique value proposition and African nations have high needs such as IT services, agriculture, infrastructure, pharmaceuticals and consumer goods, according to the McKinsey report, "Joining Hands to Unlock Africa's Potential A New Indian Industry-led Approach to Africa", released at CII Conclave.
Jobs most likely to make you sick revealed  Feb 28, 5:52 pm
Washington, February 28 (ANI): Are you falling sick without any apparent illness? Your job could be the reason behind it.
Chidambaram sets target of agriculture credit of 8 lakh crore for 2014-15  Feb 17, 2:09 pm
New Delhi, Feb 17 (ANI): Finance Minister P. Chidambaram has set a target of Rs 8 lakh crore of agriculture credit for the year 2014-15.
Agricultural credit likely to touch Rs. 7,35,000 crore; target for 2014-15 kept at Rs. 8,00,000 crore  Feb 17, 2:08 pm
New Delhi, Feb 17 (ANI): Finance Minister P. Chidambaram today informed the Lok Sabha about the 'stellar performance' of the agriculture sector.
Granting NDMA status to India will 'hurt Pakistani farmers'  Feb 14, 11:45 am
Lahore, Feb. 14 (ANI): The farmer community in Pakistan has asked its government about the challenges that the taxed agriculture sector of Pakistan will face competing with the subsidised Indian Agri economy.
Improving access of farmers to markets is critical for reducing agri-wastage, controlling inflation: Mukherjee  Feb 10, 11:32 am
Nagpur, Feb 10 (ANI): President Pranab Mukherjee has said that improving the access of farmers to markets is critical to reduce farm wastages, control inflation and increase incomes.
Akisai Food and Agriculture Cloud Services boost agriculture in Japan   Jan 23, 4:01 pm
Tokyo, Jan.23 (ANI): With the introduction of Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), a free-trade agreement currently being negotiated by nine countries, Japan is paying more attention towards agriculture.
Maharashtra Govt. cuts power tariff by 20 percent, Mumbai excluded  Jan 20, 8:20 pm
Mumbai, Jan.20 (ANI): The Maharashtra Government on Monday announced 20 percent cut in power tariff for the industrial and agriculture classes of consumers.
Prince William slammed for receiving `cut-price deal` on university fees  Jan 19, 10:40 am
London, Jan 19 (ANI): Prince William, who has started a 10-week course in agriculture management at the Cambridge University, has come under fire for getting a discount on his supposedly custom-made course.
Mukherjee to inaugurate conference of agriculture varsity vice chancellors  Jan 18, 4:02 pm
New Delhi, Jan.18 (ANI): President Pranab Mukherjee will visit Baramati, Maharashtra, on Sunday to inaugurate a conference of vice chancellors of agricultural universities, directors of ICAR Institutes and progressive farmers.
CII calls for critical distribution reforms in agriculture  Jan 15, 5:19 pm
New Delhi, Jan.15 (ANI): Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) president Chandrajit Banerjee has called for critical distribution reforms in the agriculture sector to ensure a further decline in inflation.
`Mediocre` Prince William slammed by Cambridge students  Jan 4, 10:29 am
London, Jan 4 (ANI): Cambridge students have slammed Prince William, who is about to start a 10-week course in agriculture management at the university, claiming that he got into the course because of his "royal status" even though he achieved "mediocre" grades.
Prince William to study agriculture at Cambridge  Dec 31, 10:36 am
New York, Dec. 31 (ANI): Prince William will be heading back to school for a ten-week course on agricultural management in January 2014.
Union Cabinet approves amalgamation of SFCIL with NSCL  Dec 26, 2:07 pm
New Delhi, Dec.26 (ANI): The Union Cabinet on Thursday approved the proposal of the Department of Agriculture to amalgamate the State Farms Corporation of India (SFCI) with the National Seeds Corporation (NSC), both of which are wholly owned (100 per cent share) public sector undertakings.
China announces outbreak of H5N2 bird flu in Hebei   Dec 22, 2:29 pm
Beijing, Dec 22 (ANI): China's Ministry of Agriculture has confirmed the outbreak of H5N2 bird flu in poultry in Hebei Province.
Pawar urges fertiliser industry to provide fertilisers at reasonable prices  Dec 11, 6:03 pm
New Delhi, Dec.11 (ANI): Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar on Wednesday urged the fertiliser industry to ensure timely availability of quality fertilisers at reasonable prices to farmers.
Advani says he feels vindicated by Pawar's weak Congress leadership comment  Dec 11, 4:44 pm
New Delhi, Dec.11 (ANI): Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K.Advani said Wednesday that he felt vindicated by Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar's recent comment that the electoral defeat of the Congress in four out of five states, was due to weak leadership.
Weak Congress leadership to blame for poll debacle: Pawar  Dec 9, 6:12 pm
New Delhi, Dec.9 (ANI): Union Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar on Monday squarely blamed the the weak Congress leadership for the assembly poll debacle in the four states of Delhi, Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan.