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Centre releases fourth batch of 25 declassified files on Netaji  May 27, 7:53 pm
New Delhi, May 27 (ANI): The fourth batch of 25 declassified files relating to Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose released online on web portal www.netajipapers.gov.in by Ministry of Culture Secretary N.K. Sinha here today.
PM Modi is 'real ambassador' of tourism ministry: Mahesh Sharma  May 26, 4:54 pm
New Delhi, May 26 (ANI): Minister of State for Tourism, Culture and Civil Aviation Mahesh Sharma on Thursday heaped praise on Prime Minister Narendra Modi for making a major contribution in the tourism sector. He said that it is because of Prime Minister Modi that perception of India has changed before the world and he is the real ambassador of the country.
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.
Allegation by environmentalist Manoj Misra 'baseless': Art of Living  May 25, 10:11 pm
New Delhi, May 25 (ANI): Hearing petitions accusing the Art of Living foundation of violating the green court's order and its founder Sri Sri Ravi Shankar reportedly saying political motive behind the fine imposed for hosting the World Culture Festival on the Yamuna floodplain, the National Green Tribunal (NGT) court on Wednesday adjourned the matter to August 2.
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.
Chief Minister Ibobi distributes Manipur Sahitya Parishad awards  May 16, 12:38 pm
Imphal, May 16 (ANI): Manipur Chief Minister Okram Ibobi Singh with Member of Parliament Dr. Th. Meinya Singh on Sunday distributed the annual award of the Sahitya Parishad in Manipur to 29 eminent persons of the state and diasporas, for their contribution in the field of literature and art and culture of Manipur.
PM Modi hails Simhastha Kumbh, says it gives new direction to society  May 14, 2:17 pm
Ujjain, May 14 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday hailed the ongoing Simhastha Kumbh, saying the festival, which is part of India's age-old traditions and culture, gives a new direction to society.
FICCI-TSMG reports increase in micro irrigation by 30 to 100 pct  May 13, 5:26 pm
New Delhi, May 13 (ANI): Right usage of water is becoming increasingly important given the fact that India currently supports nearly 17.84 percent of the world population, with 2.4 percent land and four percent of water resources.
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.
Commemorative coin on 475th birth anniversary of Maharana Pratap released   May 9, 4:59 pm
New Delhi, May 9 (ANI): As a part of 475th birth anniversary celebrations of Maharana Pratap, Union Minister of State for Culture and Tourism Dr. Mahesh Sharma released a commemorative coin of Rs. 100/- and a circulation coin of Rs. 10/- in New Delhi today.
Nagas attract tourists with rural tourism  May 9, 12:34 pm
Dimapur (Nagaland), May 9 (ANI): With peace gaining ground in Nagaland, the people are turning towards developing rural tourism sector to attract tourists with rich culture, blessed with a plethora of flora and fauna, and lush green nature's bounty.
Officials blame 'Tom and Jerry series' for rise of ISIS  May 7, 10:46 am
Melbourne, May 7 (ANI): What is our world coming to? Blaming animated creatures for the bombings! Recently, an Egyptian government official has accused the 'Tom and Jerry' series of spreading a culture of violence.
Giani Zail Singh was a true 'giani': Pranab Mukherjee  May 5, 6:10 pm
New Delhi, May 5 (ANI): President Pranab Mukherjee on Thursday recalled Giani Zail Singh's deep understanding of Indian history, culture and civilization and described him as a true 'giani' (one who is full of knowledge).
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.
IRW helps revive India`s rich textile heritage  Apr 29, 2:19 pm
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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.
Leader's electability depends on his face, voter's culture  Apr 24, 8:40 am
Washington D.C, Apr 24 (ANI): According to recent study, a winning face actually depends on the culture of the voter.
Under fire Mollah apologises to Roopa Ganguly, says no pressure from TMC  Apr 21, 2:25 pm
Kolkata, Apr. 21 (ANI): Senior Trinamool Congress (TMC) leader Rezzak Mollah, who made a series of offensive statements against actor-politician Roopa Ganguly during a recent interview, today extended his apology and said this is not the culture of West Bengal.
Only fear of severe punishment can prevent celebratory firing: Kiran Bedi  Apr 19, 3:00 pm
New Delhi, Apr. 19 (ANI): Following the furore over the death of a teenager after she was shot during celebratory firing at a wedding, former IPS officer and BJP leader Kiran Bedi on Tuesday asserted that such incidents were the reflection of a lawless culture and called for stricter and harsher punishment for those who indulged in such activities.
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.
Only Centre can act on Kohinoor issue: Mahesh Sharma  Apr 18, 5:43 pm
New Delhi 18 Apr (ANI): Union Minister of State for Culture, tourism and Civil Aviation Mahesh Sharma today said that only the Centre can act on the issue of the Kohinoor Diamond.