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Shimla, May 24 (ANI): President Pranab Mukherjee inaugurated the Tagore Centre for the study of culture and civilization and delivered the first Rabindranath Tagore Memorial Lecture at Indian Institute of Advanced Study (IIAS), Shimla here on Friday.
Kathua, May 24 (ANI): In an effort to revamp the silk industry and reap good profits, the Department of Sericulture in Jammu and Kashmir has shifted to bivoltine sericulture technology.
Australia, India strengthen agriculture skills ties May 23, 5:22 pm
New Delhi, May 23 (ANI): Australia and India today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to develop and strengthen cooperation in skills training in the agriculture sector.
New Delhi, May 22 (ANI): The Centre on Wednesday asked the farming community to protect and conserve plant varieties to achieve higher and quality production in the agriculture sector.
Centre extends RTI e-filing facility to MHA, Agriculture Ministry May 22, 11:11 am
New Delhi, May 22 (ANI): In a step towards enhancing transparency, the Central Governmnet has extended the facility of e-filing of RTI applications to ministries of Home Affairs and Agriculture.
New Delhi, May 22 (ANI): Agriculture and Food Processing Industries Minister Sharad Pawar will confer awards on four farming communities for their outstanding work in conservation of genetic resources, in a ceremony here today.
Vitamin C kills drug-resistant TB bacteria May 22, 10:10 am
Washington, May 22 (ANI): In a surprising discovery, researchers at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University have determined that vitamin C kills drug-resistant tuberculosis (TB) bacteria in laboratory culture.
New Delhi, May 20 (ANI): India and China on Monday enhanced their bilateral ties with the inking of eight significant agreements that cover a range of areas including trade, culture and water resources.
Pawar target Modi over Ishrat Jahan's killing at Mumbra rally May 20, 1:10 pm
Mumbra (Thane District, Maharashtra), May 20 (ANI): Union Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar has squarely blamed Gujarat CHief MInister Narendra Modi and Gujarat Police for the fake encounter killing of Mumbra resident Ishrat Jahan in 2004.
Shikaras in Kashmir to promote culture and tourism May 19, 3:57 pm
Srinagar May 19 (ANI): Around 50 Shikara boats in Jammu and Kashmir lined up in the renowned Dal Lake on Sunday to participate in a race, which was organised to showcase the culture of the state and promote tourism in the valley.
US First Lady laments culture of African Americans aspiring to be 'baller or rapper' May 18, 2:35 pm
Washington, May 18 (ANI): Michelle Obama urged graduates of Bowie State University to encourage more young African Americans to follow in their footsteps and focus on education.
Chinese may have practised agriculture before advent of rice cultivation 5,000 yrs ago May 18, 12:23 pm
Washington, May 18 (ANI): Archaeologists in southern subtropical China have uncovered evidence for the first time that people living in Xincun 5,000 years ago may have practised agriculture -before the arrival of domesticated rice in the region.
London, May 14 (ANI): The French Government is planning to introduce one percent tax on the sale of smartphones and tablets in order to fund its culture of music and films.
United Nations urges hungry world to eat bugs May 14, 11:25 am
London, May 14 (ANI): The United Nations has issued an official advice suggesting that insects can help combat food-insecurity worldwide, as they are a virtually "untapped" source of food for people.
Imphal, May 10 (ANI): The 41st edition of the All Manipur Shumang Leela Festival was recently held here to promote the culture of northeast India.
13 short films based on Tagore's poems released in Delhi May 9, 2:28 pm
New Delhi, May 9 (ANI): Union Culture Minister Chandresh Kumari Katoch launched 13 short films based on the poems of Rabindranath Tagore here on Thursday.
Barack Obama 'learns Gangnam Style' from daughters May 9, 10:14 am
Washington, May 09 (ANI): US President Barack Obama, who appeared at a joint press conference with South Korean President, Park Geun-hye, on Tuesday, said that her country's culture is spreading around the world.
New Delhi, May 8 (ANI): The Empowered Group of Ministers on Drought, headed by Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar, on Wednesday approved an additional assistance of Rs 256 crore for rejuvenation of orchards in drought-hit Maharasthra.
New Delhi, May 6 (ANI): India and Australia have reviewed bilateral co-operations in sectors like agriculture, civil nuclear energy cooperation agreement and Comprehensive Economic Cooperation Agreement (CECA) during the 14th Joint Ministerial Commission (JMC) meeting that was held in New Delhi.
Pahalgam (J and K), May 6 (ANI): A two-month long cultural and traditional folk festival has begun at Pahalgam, with the aim of giving a boost tourism and culture in the Kashmir Valley.
Festival to promote indigenous culture held in Tripura May 3, 2:55 pm
Agartala, May 3 (ANI): Festivals are a great way of showcasing the cultural heritage of a region. Recently, a three-day long festival was organized in Tripura where people from different tribes put up an array of enthralling performances.
Nagaland Governor releases book on Northeast cuisine May 3, 2:01 pm
Dimapur, May 3 (ANI): The variations in cuisine from region to region in India is quite staggering. In a major boost to exploration of the food culture of different tribes and communities of northeast, Nagaland Governor Dr. Ashwani Kumar recently released a book titled 'Food Trail- discovering food culture of NE India.'
Culture Minister opens renovated gallery of Tanjore and Mysore schools of paintings at Delhi's National Museum May 3, 12:54 pm
New Delhi, May 3 (ANI): Union Minister for Culture Chandresh Kumari Katoch re-opened the renovated gallery of Tanjore and Mysore schools of paintings at the National Museum here on Friday. The gallery comprises of 88 paintings.
Sharad Pawar not to contest in 2014 polls: NCP May 3, 12:33 pm
Mumbai, May 3 (ANI): Union Agriculture Minister and Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) chief Sharad Pawar will not contest the 2014 general elections.
London, May 3 (ANI): Over a quarter of a million people, including young children died in a famine in Somalia between October 2010 and April 2012 because the international community did not act quick enough, according to a report commissioned by the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the USAID-funded Famine Early Warning Systems Network.
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