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Updated : 2 years, 1 month 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.
Midnapore (West Bengal) [India], Aug 31 (ANI): A 16-year-old girl, who consumed pesticide after she was allegedly gang-raped on August 24, has died in a state-run SSKM Hospital in Kolkata.
Updated : 2 years, 2 months 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.
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 years, 3 months 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.
Washington D.C. [USA], July 4 (ANI): Adolescents exposed to high levels of pesticides are at an increased risk of depression, recent findings suggest.
Visakhapatnam (Andhra Pradesh)[India], July 3 (ANI): A Police Home Guard Prakash allegedly committed suicide by consuming pesticide here on Wednesday.
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 : 2 years, 4 months ago IST
Mangaluru (Karnataka) [India], June 16 (ANI): In wake of the fact that there is a shortage of traditional Areca nut tree climbers, farmers here are finding it difficult to sustain the Areca nut plantation. However, a 48-year-old farmer, Ganapathi, took it as a challenge and invented ingeniou
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
Meerut (Uttar Pradesh)[India], Jun 15 (AIN): A massive fire broke out at a pesticide factory here, officials said on Saturday.
Indore (Madhya Pradesh) [India], Jun 2 (ANI): A snake, which was beaten and badly injured and had pesticide poured over it, was rescued by a wildlife lover from a school here.