Updated : 2 weeks ago IST
Trivandrum (Kerala) [India], Sept 8 (ANI): In a bid to consume non-contaminated and healthy food, Padma Suresh, a housewife, grows almost 15 popular vegetable varieties in her mini terrace kitchen garden in Trivandrum, Kerala.
Updated : 1 month ago IST
Chandigarh (Punjab) [India], Aug 18 (ANI): Punjab's Agriculture Department has raided several shops and godowns where fake pesticides and agricultural inputs were manufactured and seized a huge amount of illegal substances.
Updated : 1 month, 1 week ago IST
New Delhi [India], Aug 15 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday called on farmers, asking them to reduce the use of chemical fertilisers and pesticides by at least 10-15 per cent to protect the fertility of land.
Updated : 2 months, 2 weeks ago IST
Sri Ganganagar (Rajasthan) [India], July 4 (ANI): A farmer committed suicide by consuming pesticides in his farmland in Raghunathpura village, Sri Ganganagar. He allegedly took this step as he was undergoing a major financial strain, said his family members.
Updated : 2 months, 4 weeks ago IST
Vadodara (Gujarat) [India] June 26 (ANI/NewsVoir): CropLife India, an association of 18 R and D drove member companies, today, organized a workshop for Pesticide Dealers at Vadodara. The workshop was organized with the help of Kruti Charitable Trust, implementing NGO partner of CropLife Indi
Updated : 3 months, 1 week ago IST
Bishnupur (Manipur) [India], June 15 (ANI): Farming in Manipur is changing one farmhand at a time, wherein Heirangkhongjam Shantikumar, a native of Leimaram Mamang Leikai village, cultivates crops on his 1.5 hectares (approx.) of land on minimal pesticides with a profit of Rs 5 lakh annuall
Updated : 4 months ago IST
Bharuch (Gujarat) [India], May 22 (ANI/NewsVoir): CropLife India, an association of 18 R&D driven member companies, today, organized a one of its kind, a workshop for pesticide dealers at Bharuch. The workshop was organized with the help of Kruti Charitable Trust, implementing NGO par
Updated : 7 months, 2 weeks ago IST
Kurnool (Andhra Pradesh), [India], Feb 8 (ANI): An advocate on Friday attempted suicide as a mark of protest for the 'special category' status to Andhra Pradesh at Nandyal Court in Kurnool district of Andhra Pradesh.
Updated : 12 months ago IST
New Delhi [India], Sep 26 (ANI): In keeping with its commitment for disseminating training to farmers on safe use, storage and handling of pesticides and container management, Parijat Industries India Pvt Ltd. in association with of Department of Agriculture conducted a mega farmer interacti
Updated : 1 year, 4 months ago IST
Washington D.C. [USA], May 20 (ANI): According to a study, minimising exposure to common hormone-disrupting chemicals may help reduce obesity rates.
Updated : 1 year, 8 months ago IST
New Delhi [India], Jan 4 (ANI): The demand for organic foods began with fruits and vegetables when there were reports of pesticide residues in them. However, the popularity of organic foods has now extended to food grains, pulses, tea, spices and even oilseeds.
Updated : 1 year, 10 months ago IST
New Delhi [India], November 13 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Monday issued a notice to the Central government in connection with blatant use of pesticides in India, and sought a reply within six weeks.