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India joins SCO, PM Modi says mutual benefits will unlock region's economic potential  Jun 24, 3:30 pm
Tashkent (Uzbekistan), June 24 (ANI): Speaking at the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) meeting, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday outlined that India's capacities in trade, investments, ICT, space, agriculture, healthcare and small and medium scale industries can bring widespread economic benefit to SCO countries.
Smriti Irani launches 'Vidyanjali' to involve volunteers into co-scholastic activities of schools  Jun 16, 9:36 pm
New Delhi, June 16 (ANI): Inspired from Prime Minister Narendra Modi's vision to inculcate reading habits among children and create a reading culture at school and community level, Union Minister for Human Resource Development, Smriti Zubin Irani today dedicated 'Vidyanjali'- a school volunteer programme to the nation.
Rains will bring down vegetable prices: K'taka Agri Minister  Jun 16, 6:17 pm
Bengaluru (Karnataka), June 16 (ANI): Attributing the rise in vegetables prices across the state to drought, Karnataka Agriculture Minister Krishna Byre Gowda on Thursday said the agricultural production will get a boost with recent rains eventually bringing down the prices.
Rising inflation: Jaitley holds high-level meeting   Jun 15, 3:02 pm
New Delhi, June 15 (ANI): Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley will chair a high-level meeting with Food Minister Ram Vilas Paswan and Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh on rising inflation on Wednesday.
Tussle between NGT, Sri Sri Ravi Shankar ends as AOL pays compensation amount   Jun 6, 11:37 am
New Delhi, June 6 (ANI): The Art of Living (AOL) has submitted the final installment of its compensation amounting to Rs 4.75 crore for damage to the Yamuna floodplains during its World Culture Festival in March this year to the National Green Tribunal.
Here`s how agriculture saved males  Jun 4, 10:05 am
Washington D.C, Jun 4 (ANI): Once upon a time, settlers in the Fertile Crescent of West Asia domesticated few wild plant and animal species. To be precise, it was about 11-12 thousand years ago (kya) and nowadays, we name this behavior as, agriculture.
Mathura clashes: Govt. lambasts SP, accuses Akhilesh of turning blind eye to criminals  Jun 3, 2:52 pm
New Delhi, June 3 (ANI): Asserting that the Mathura violence was a prime example of the Samajwadi Party (SP) Government's spectacular failure in Uttar Pradesh, Minister of State for Agriculture Sanjeev Balyan called for a thorough probe into the matter.
Cabinet approves MSP for Kharif crops of 2016-17, prices to be effective from Oct. 1  Jun 1, 7:14 pm
New Delhi, June 1 (ANI): The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi, has given its approval for the increase in the Minimum Support Prices (MSPs) for all Kharif Crops of 2016-17 seasons.
Govt.of Punjab inks MoU with Microsoft to enhance citizen services and drive digital inclusion  Jun 1, 5:18 pm
Chandigarh, June.1 (ANI-Businesswire India): In an effort to augment the quality of citizen services in the state, the Government of Punjab today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Microsoft India to use cloud computing infrastructure for better facilities in education, agriculture and healthcare for citizens. Mr. Sarvesh Kaushal, Chief Secretary Punjab on behalf of Punjab Government and Mr. Anil Bhansali, Managing Director, Microsoft India (R&D) Pvt. Ltd, signed the MoU in the presence of Punjab Deputy Chief Minister, Mr. Sukhbir Singh Badal.
Art of Living may move SC against NGT's 'unjust verdict'  May 31, 9:14 pm
New Delhi, May 31 (ANI): After the National Green Tribunal (NGT) dismissed a plea of The Art of Living (AOL) Foundation seeking to furnish a bank guarantee of the balance compensation amount of the environmental compensation levied on them for damage to the Yamuna floodplains during the World Culture Festival (WCF) held in March, the foundation said they found the verdict unjust and after reviewing the order they would go to the Supreme Court.
'Shahenshah' and 'Shehzada' culture prevalent only Congress: BJP to Sonia  May 31, 4:04 pm
New Delhi, May.31 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Tuesday hit back at the Congress party over its chief Sonia Gandhi referring to Prime Minister Narendra Modi as a 'shahenshah' (emperor), while defending allegations against her son-in-law Robert Vadra, saying that 'dynastic politics' is a hallmark of the grand old party and not the BJP's.
Agri-Ministry licensing guidelines discourages research and innovation: ASSOCHAM  May 31, 1:55 pm
New Delhi, May 31 (ANI): The Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India (ASSOCHAM) today expressed concern over recent actions by the Agriculture Ministry, notifying on May 18 a new framework for licences for agricultural biotechnology covering existing and future technologies and advocated review of the same.
Art of Living seeks independent, unbiased panel to examine charges  May 30, 6:43 pm
New Delhi, May 30 (ANI): The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Monday issued notice to petitioners - environmentalist Manoj Misra, the Delhi Development Authority (DDA) and other respondents - on a plea filed by The Art of Living Foundation, seeking reconstitution of principal expert committee to examine the alleged impact of the World Culture Festival on the Yamuna floodplains.
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 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.