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Kharif Planting Increases; Crosses 100-Million-Hectare Mark

With an increase in the water storage levels in reservoirs and due to heavy rainfall in Odisha, Uttar Pradesh and Chhattisgarh, there has been an increase in the planting of the kh…

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Cage fish farmers in trouble after flood in Kerala

The cage fish farming ventures of both the Kerala University of Fisheries and Ocean Studies (Kufos) and the Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute (CMFRI) are in trouble after…

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Rural India Shines at the Asian Games 2018

One can beat any sport for its ability to surprise, unite and victory against the odds. It is for the first time that a daughter of a weaver, son of well-digger, son of a driver, d…

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State Legal Services to solve farmers issues in AP, Telangana

Emphasizing the need for optimal manpower support and infrastructure for proper functioning of the Rythu Sadhikara Samstha in Andhra Pradesh as well as Farmers Debt Relief Commissi…

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Paddy farmers in Chhattisgarh to get bonus

Just two months ahead of assembly elections in Chhattisgarh, the BJP government on September 4 announced to give bonus of Rs 300 per quintal along with the Minimum Support Price (M…

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Nine Agri biotech firms form alliance

Nine agri biotech companies together have formed a new association termed ‘Alliance for Agri Innovation’, a body which will endorse adoption of global advances in agri-technology,…

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Farmers happy as cotton prices go north on lower stocks

The cotton farmers seem to be happy as the ensuing kharif harvest season will begin on a good price note. Coupled with low carry-over stockpile and better export prospects, the pri…

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Cane farmer sets example by increasing production several folds

A sugarcane farmer in Trichy is setting example for his fellow farmers by improving production several folds through optimum utilization of fertilizer and water. Manickavasagam of…

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Farmers hold massive protest in Delhi; demand loan waiver, better wages

Thousands of farmers, peasants and labourers from all over the country held a massive protest in Delhi on September 5 against the Modi governments 'anti-people' policies. They also…

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Use Integrated Pest Management methods to control 'Fall Armyworm'

Fall armyworm (Spodoptera frugiperda), an invasive insect which had severely affected maize crops in Africa has now spread to fields in Karnataka. The Indian Council of Agricultur…

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Finest Afghan Agriculture Products to be displayed in Mumbai

The Indian private company, ‘Future group’ will jointly work with USAID Commercial Horticulture and Agricultural Marketing Programme (CHAMP) to provide mutual benefits to the consu…

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Feeding Indian cows with ‘seaweed’ can save the Earth

India is a country that has a huge potential to diminish its carbon footprint, which causes global warming’ says a US scientist after conducting several research on dairy cows. Pr…

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Patanjali enters dairy market; will sell milk at cheaper price

Yoga guru Ramdev’s company Patanjali Ayurved Ltd on September 13 announced plans to sell packaged cow milk and other milk products such as curd, paneer, buttermilk and cheese, maki…

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40 % of paddy stubble to be managed by machines in Punjab

As the harvest season is close at hand, the central as well as state governments are working to support agricultural mechanization for in-situ management of crop remains in Punjab.…

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Strawberries in Australia contaminated with needles

Australian police have found ‘sewing needles’ in strawberries in two more states broadening a health scare and forcing the companies and farmers to dump the fruit amid peak growing…

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UP IAS officer appointed as Agri Secretary

Sanjay Agarawal, a 1984 Uttar Pradesh cadre IAS officer has been appointed as the Secretary of Department of Agriculture, Cooperation and Farmers Welfare on September 17. Agarawal,…

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Rain likely to hit kharif crop production in Gujarat, Maharashtra

Production of important kharif crops such as cotton, sugarcane and oilseeds is expected to go down in the Indian states of Gujarat and Maharashtra due to irregular rainfall and pes…

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Avail these 40 Public Services under Delhi's Doorstep Delivery Scheme

The Delhiites can now get their birth, caste certificates or even renew their driving licenses from home with the AAP government’s ambitious ‘doorstep delivery of public services’…

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NABARD Sanctions Rs 65635 Crore for 93 Irrigation Projects

The National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) has sanctioned Rs 65,635 crore for 93 irrigation projects under the government’s flagship scheme Pradhan Mantri Kri…

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India, FAO start agriculture projects in 5 states

India along with UN’s Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has commenced an agriculture project with 33.5 million dollar grant from the Global Environment Facility (GEF) that ai…

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Rs 4,500 crore bailout package for sugar industry approved

The Government has approved a Rs 4,500 crore package for the sugar industry which includes - over two-fold leap in production assistance to the cane farmers and transport subsidy t…

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Decade-long ban on Urad, Tur futures may be lifted

The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) is considering lifting a decade-long ban on the futures trading of urad and tur dals. According to sources, the Ministry of Financ…

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‘Watson Decision Platform for agriculture’ will help farmers assess crop health

IBM, a leading computer manufacturer has introduced a platform for producers and other representatives of the agriculture industry. The company on 24 September introduced the ‘Wats…

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Kharif foodgrain output estimated at record 141.6 million tonnes

Foodgrain production in India is estimated at a record 141.6 million tonnes in the 2018-19 kharif season. This has increased probability that wholesale crop prices will continue to…

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43 foreign scientists attend 1st International Conference on Biological Control

The Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) is sponsoring the 1st International Conference on Biological Control (ICBC) from 27 to 29 September at Hotel Le Meridien, Bangalo…

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India seeks Denmark’s help in reducing food wastage

The Indian government is finding ways to deal with massive food wastage in the country and hence is seeking help from countries excelling in food technology. Harsimrat Kaur Badal,…

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Famers may have to pay more for fertilizers

Farmers in India may have to pay 5 to 26 percent more for the fertilizers this harvest season, owing to rise in the international prices of key fertilizer components potash and pho…

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Farmers not satisfied with Govt. assurance says BKU leader

India witnessed a massive farmers’ protest at the Delhi-Uttar Pradesh border on 2nd October. More than 25,000 protesting farmers led by the Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU) were stopped…

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Farmers may soon get 20% higher MSP on organic produce

The government in India is considering bringing the organic produce under the minimum support price (MSP) system to encourage pesticide-free farming in the country. It is important…

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Deadly heatwaves could strike India again: Report

According to the world’s biggest review report on climate change, released by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), India may face an annual threat of deadly heatwa…

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Fall Armyworm detected in Sugarcane

The Bengaluru-based, National Bureau of Agricultural Insect Resources says it has found ‘Fall Armyworm’ in the Indian state of Maharashtra. The Entomologists have detected the pre…

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2 new schemes - CMSKY, CMKSY for farmers in Arunachal Pradesh

Good news for the farmers as the Agriculture Minister in Arunachal Pradesh, Dr Mohesh Chai has launched two new schemes to increase their income as well as production. The schemes…

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Paddy production could drop in Maharashtra’s Konkan district

Production of paddy in the Konkan region of Maharashtra could have a big impact due to irregular monsoon rains and fungal diseases. In 2017, the region had reported around 12.5 lak…

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Minor damage reported after cyclone ‘Titli’ crosses Orissa

The destructive cyclone ‘Titli’ uprooted trees, electric poles and destroyed hutments in Ganjam and Gajapati districts of Odisha after making landfall early this morning. So far no…

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India & Lebanon to cooperate in agriculture & allied sectors

India is set to improve trade ties with Lebanon. The Union cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi on 10 October approved the signing of Memorandum of Understanding (M…

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Cyclone Titli leaves 8 dead in Andhra Pradesh, 1 in Odisha

Cyclone Titli made an early landfall in Odisha yesterday morning, with surface wind speeds of 126 kmph, according to media reports. An 8-year-old boy got drowned in a canal in Hinj…

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UN says India lost $80 billion due to Natural Calamities in last 20 years

Climate change’ is making the development process very risky, mainly in developing nations like India. According to a study released by the UN office for Disaster Risk Reduction (U…

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3 Mobile Apps to check Stubble Burning launched in Punjab

Stubble burning has been a major issue of concern in the northern parts of India during the harvesting season. In the past few years, it has caused severe air pollution in the Nati…

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Rainfall to continue in Northeast India for next 24 hours

The depression over West Bengal has now moved towards northeast and weakened into a well-marked low-pressure area over the state as well as neighboring Bangladesh. This system will…

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‘Fully Organic’ Sikkim Wins Top UN-Backed Award

India’s, first fully organic state ‘Sikkim’ has won the top prize in an UN-backed award on 12 October. According to the organizers, its policies has assisted more than 66,000 farme…

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54 Haryana Mandis linked with e-NAM

The Union government with a view to double the farmers’ income is taking several steps like paying 1.5 times the cost of cultivation borne by them and providing online National Agr…

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Delhi Govt’s Action Plan to control pollution comes into effect

Past few days have been very critical for the Delhiites due to increased pollution levels in the environment. Hence seeing this, the state government has implemented an emergency a…

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20 days ICAR-sponsored training on developments in Organic Agriculture

Growing awareness of health and environmental issues related with the intensive use of chemical inputs has led to interest in alternate forms of agriculture worldwide. Organic agri…

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Be ready to pay high price for Onions this Diwali

This Diwali, you may have to pay high price for the onions. The prices are likely to go up to Rs 40 to 45 per kg, what with wholesale prices records a 50% jump at Lasalgaon APMC in…

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Farmers in Maharashtra to sell produce directly to housing societies

Maharashtra Cooperation department has decided to start a new initiative for the marketing of agriculture products of farmer producer firms as well as rural cooperatives by allowin…

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New Holland gives TT55 tractor to Thailand Institution for Agricultural Training

New Holland, a global brand of agricultural machinery produced by CNH Industrial has donated a TT55 tractor to the King Mongkut's Institute of Technology Ladkrabang (KMITL) endorsi…

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GI tag for Bihar’s ‘Shahi Litchi’

After the Jardalu mango, Katrani rice and Magahi paan, Bihar’s Shahi litchi has also received the Geographical Indication (GI) tag and has become an exclusive brand in the national…

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Farmer’s son strikes historic silver at Youth Olympic Games

A farmer’s son creates history at the Youth Olympic Games 2018 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. 15-year-old Akash Malik has become India's first silver medal winner in Archery, providin…

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70% drop in stubble fires likely this season in Punjab

Stubble burning in Punjab and bordering Haryana is the main cause of air pollution not only in the two states but also in Delhi. But this season, Punjab is expecting not more than…

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Southwest Monsoon to fully withdraw from country today

According to the India Meteorological Department, the Southwest Monsoon will most likely withdraw completely from the country on October 20. It must be noted that the Southwest Mon…

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200 tonnes of Onion to be offloaded daily by Nafed in Delhi

In a bid to control onion price rise, the National Agricultural Cooperative Marketing Federation of India (Nafed) will offload 200 tonnes of onion daily from 22 October onwards in…

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Microsoft India to provide farm advisory services to increase crop yield

Microsoft India is currently working to make the most of technology adoption to incite efficiency in the Indian agriculture sector. The company will be focusing on providing farm a…

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Government approves Rs 7,522 crore fund to increase Fish Production

Rs 7,522 crore fund has been approved by the government to develop infrastructure such as cold storage units, processing units, hatcheries, ice plants and transport facilities that…

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Agriculture Ministry plans to establish over 7000 seed-testing labs

The Indian agriculture ministry is planning a huge increase in the number of seed-testing laboratories across the country in order to boost crop yield. Ministry officials while tal…

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Glyphosate banned in Punjab

The state government of Punjab has banned the sale of all formulations containing weedicide Glyphosate, soon after a San Francisco court upheld the weed killer’s role in causing ca…

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Delhiites struggle with worst air quality of the season

The Supreme Court-appointed body, Environment Pollution (Prevention and Control) Authority (EPCA) on 25 October warned that air pollution in Delhi is likely to peak from 1st Novemb…

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India will soon have Agri Export Zones well placed with airports & docks

The government will soon establish specific agriculture export zones well placed with airports and docks in India. With this, the government aims at increasing the exports of India…

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Over 1 lakh children killed due to ‘Toxic Air’ in 2016 in India: WHO

World Health Organisation (WHO) says around 98% children below 5 years of age in low as well as middle income countries like India are exposed to poisonous air. A study conducted b…

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Today we celebrate National Unity Day, birthday of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel

Rashtriya Ekta Diwas or National Unity day is celebrated every year on 31st October in India to commemorate the birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel who played a great rol…

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Samsung exhibits 5G Tech for Smart Agriculture in India

The South Korean multinational electronics company, Samsung Electronics on 30 October exhibited how its solutions can enable a range of 5G-powered business models and scenarios for…

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IARI to conduct walk-in-interview for Young Professionals on 5th Nov

Indian Agricultural Research Institute (IARI) will be conducting walk-in-interview for the post of Young professional-II on 5th November 2018. It’s a big opportunity for the studen…

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Gujarat’s Mega Food Park to benefit 25000 Farmers

Union Cabinet Minister for Food Processing Industries, Harsimrat Kaur Badal recently inaugurated the first ‘Mega Food Park’ in Surat district of Gujarat.

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All India Kisan Sabha to hold rally from 28 -30 November in Delhi

Criticizing the BJP as well as the Congress governments for the plight of farmers in India, the All India Kisan Sabha (AIKS) General Secretary, Hannan Mollah announced that a rally…

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India at China's First International Import Expo

India is participating in China's first International Import expo in Shanghai that starts today as part of its efforts to cut the over USD 51 billion trade deficit with the neighbo…

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Odisha offers 90% subsidy on solar pumps with ‘Soura Jalanidhi’ scheme

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has introduced a new scheme called ‘Soura Jalanidhi’ to boost the use of solar energy in agricultural development as well as empowerment of far…

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Post Titli, Odisha govt. brings special package for farmers

The Government of Odisha last week announced a special package for the people affected by cyclone ‘Titli’ and consequent floods in the State. To recall, cyclone ‘Titli’ had hit the…

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Drought-like situation in many Indian states could hit food production, income: Expert

An expert has warned that as many as seven big states, apart from several small states in the north-east part of India are in danger by a drought-like condition that could severely…

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World Bank’s Rs 1257 crore loan to Andhra Pradesh

The World Bank has signed a deal with the Indian government and the government of Andhra Pradesh to extend a Rs 1257 crore loan to make farming in the state a financially viable ac…

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Sikh farmers enters the prestigious Canadian Agricultural Hall of Fame

A Sikh farmer from Canada, Peter Dhillon, who is the country's biggest cranberry farmer is again setting example for others. This man has made history with his induction into the C…

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India facing the worst water crisis ever

A water crisis ensued, when thousands of water lorry drivers in Chennai went on strike for 3 days last month to protest a verdict restricting their access to groundwater. People ha…

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Rs 1000 crore start-up scheme launched to encourage youth in Agriculture

Indian Agriculture Minister Shri Radha Mohan Singh on 14 November launched a-Rs 1000 crore start-up scheme to encourage the young generation to join cooperative business ventures i…

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World Bank to help revive Kerala’s agri sector

The World Bank has offered support to the Kerala government to start sustainable and environment-friendly methods of farming, promote millets cultivation and value addition of crop…

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151 districts in India threatened by climate change: ICAR

According to an annual review by the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR), crops, plantations and livestock in about 151 districts in India, are vulnerable to the impact…

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HORTI CHINA 2018 to start on 21st November

HORTI CHINA is a global exhibition that connects Beijing with the worldwide horticulture business of fresh fruits, vegetables, plants and flowers. The exhibition focuses on the fie…

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Farmers in Karnataka withdraw protest giving 15 days deadline to govt.

The protesting farmers in Karnataka have finally withdrawn their day-long demonstration giving 15-days deadline to the JDS-Congress Coalition government to solve their issues, whic…

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Irregular rainfall impacts sowing of Rabi crops

Irregular rainfall across India along with delayed withdrawal of southwest monsoon has impacted the sowing of crops like wheat and pulses in the ongoing Rabi season. According to…

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HORTI CHINA 2018 starts today

The much-awaited HORTI CHINA 2018 begins today and will continue till 23rd November 2018. The three-day event will be held at the National Convention & Exhibition Center in Shangh…

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Demonetisation badly affected Indian farmers says Agriculture Ministry

Two years after demonetisation, the Union Agriculture Ministry admits that farmers in India were badly affected by the ‘note’ ban. Farmers, mainly the smaller ones, depend on cash…

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Australian Agri-tech Firm to train 2 lakh dairy farmers in India

MoooFarm, an innovative Australian agri-tech company on 26 November said that it will train two lakh dairy farmers in India by 2020 to develop their skills in areas such as cattle…

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Government eases insurance claim regulations for farmers

Government has introduced several rules tightening its flagship farm insurance scheme – the Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana (PMFBY). According to one of the new rules that will ta…

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Government permits extraction of Ethanol for blending from foodgrains

The Government has widened the ambit of Ethanol Blended Petrol (EBP) programme to extract the fuel from excess quantities of bajra, maize, jawar, and fruit or vegetable waste.

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Jharkhand Government to pay Crop Insurance Premium of farmers in 2019

Raghubar Das, Chief Minister of Jharkhand said that contribution of farmers and workers from villages is a must for the overall development of state as well as the nation.

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ISRO launches ‘HySIS’ Satellite to monitor Agriculture, Defense Sector

Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) on 29 November 2018 launched India’s very first hyperspectral imaging satellite or HySIS, an advanced earth observation satellite along wi…

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CII Agro Tech 2018 Starts Today

The 13th edition of the CII Agro Tech India-2018 - the biennial agro technology and business fair starts today (1 December) in Chandigarh. A total of 195 exhibitors, which include…

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3rd December celebrated as Agricultural Education Day

For strengthening the future of agriculture in India, it is important to attract youngsters towards agricultural education. And this may require massive awareness programmes amongs…

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Australian University to invest AUD 5 million in India; help farmers double their income

A top University of Australia is planning to invest AUD 5 million as a part of cooperation with Agricultural Universities in India, to leverage research as well as innovations help…

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Growing demand of Pangolin in China, Vietnam pushing poor Indian farmers into Illegal Trade

A growing demand for the scales and meat of the endangered pangolin in Vietnam and China, is pushing poor farmers in India's north-east into the illegal trade, says a new report.

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‘Be the Solution to Soil Pollution’ this World Soil Day

Soil is a vital part of our environment. It is as important as the plants, animals, rocks, landforms, and rivers. Soil influences the distribution of plant species and provides a h…

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Government Approves ‘First’ Agriculture Export Policy

The Indian government on 6 December approved the country’s first Agriculture Export Policy with an aim to increase agricultural export to $60 billion by 2022 as well as double farm…

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Farmer Producer Companies to get land ‘on priority basis’ for Agribusiness

The Maharashtra government has asked the State Industrial Development Corporation (MIDC) to allocate land from its pool ‘on a priority basis’ to farmer producer companies (FPCs) to…

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Nel Jayaraman, Farmer Who Preserved Traditional Paddy Dies in Chennai

Farmer and consumer activist, Nel Jayaraman, who devoted all his life in collecting, reviving and conserving traditional varieties of paddy died on 6 December after a long fight wi…

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Modi’s Farm Export Goal is Difficult, but Attainable: Agri Economist

The National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government is facing an intimidating task to meet Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ambitious goal of increasing farm exports to dollar 6…

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‘Farm Crisis’ influences Elections in Rajasthan, MP and Chhattisgarh

Widespread farm distress and anger, which brought thousands of farmers to New Delhi last month, seems to have affected the legislative assembly elections in Rajasthan, Madhya Prade…

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Shimla, Manali, Kufri Receives Season’s First Snowfall

People in Shimla, Kufri and Manali woke up in a white blanket of snow on 12 December, which was season's first snowfall in the region. The residents of Shimla shivered as cold wind…

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Modi Likely to Forgive Farm Loans to win back rural support

According to government sources, Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government may soon announce loan waivers worth billions of dollars to influence millions of farmers in the country…

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Weather Forecast; Temperature to Dip across Northwest India

In Northern part of India, a western disturbance over Jammu and Kashmir and its stimulated cyclonic circulation is over the northwestern plains are now retreating after giving seas…

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Serving, Ex-bureaucrats contending with Agri-Scientists for ASRB Chief Post

A recently-retired Agriculture Secretary is amongst the nine short-listed candidates for the post of President of the Agricultural Scientists’ Recruitment Board (ASRB).

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Good news for farmers; Government increases MSPs of 22 Crops

Good news for the farmers. Government on 12th December has increased the Minimum Support Prices or MSPs of 22 Kharif and Rabi crops to a minimum of 50% returns over cost, informed…

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Congress selects Kamal Nath as the new Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh

After two days discussion, the Congress party has finally selected Shri Kamal Nath as the new Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh. A tweet by ANI mentioned that there will be no Deput…

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Cyclone ‘Phethai’ Set to hit Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh

The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has warned that Tamil Nadu is set to hit by another cyclonic storm and this will be the second storm to strike the state within one month…

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President Kovind Launches Mobile App for Farmers in Myanmar

President of India Shri Ram Nath Kovind during his two-day visit to Myanmar launched a mobile app for the farmers there. Kovind also dedicated a centre to endorse and promote agric…

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PMO Returns ‘Money Order’ of Nasik Farmer who got Meager Amount for Onions

The Prime Minister's Office (PMO) has returned a money-order sent by a farmer in Maharashtra's Nashik district, who obtained merely Rs 1,064 after selling 750 kg of onions.

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‘Aaj Tak HD’ - India’s First HD News Channel launched

Aaj Tak, India's No. 1 television news channel with more than 250 million viewers has launched country’s very first Hindi High definition (HD) news channel ‘Aaj Tak HD’. Strengthen…

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CBSE LATEST UPDATE; Class 10th & 12th Date Sheet to Be Announced Soon

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) is likely to announce the much-awaited date sheet for class 10th and 12th this month. Though CBSE has not made any statement in this…

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Schools Begin Nursery Admission Process in Delhi Today

The much-awaited application window for the nursery admission starts today (15 December 2018) in Delhi. About 1700 private, recognized and unaided schools in the national capital h…

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NURSERY ADMISSION 2019 UPDATE: 105 Schools Asked To Put Admission Process on Hold

Parents looking for nursery admission 2019 need to be careful!! About 105 schools in New Delhi have been asked to put on hold their nursery admission process for the year 2019 as t…

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Latest Update on Chief Ministers ‘Oath-taking Ceremonies

The newly selected Chief Ministers of Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and Chhattisgarh will take oath at separate ceremonies today (17 December 2018). The swearing-in ceremonies that wi…

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Good News for Delhi-NCR; Delhi-Alwar RRTS Phase-1 Corridor Sanctioned

There is big news for the residents of Delhi and Haryana. The National Capital Region Transport Corporation (NCRTC) board has sanctioned the project proposal for a part of the Delh…

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India Announces $ 1.4 Billion Aid to Help Maldives from Economic Crisis

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi after his meeting with Maldivian President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih on 17 December declared a 1.4 billion aid to help the island country from an ec…

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JEE MAIN 2019 Admit Card Released; Check how to Download It

The National Testing Agency (NTA) has finally released the admit cards for the JEE Mains 2019. The students can download their JEE Main 2019 admit cards through the official websit…

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Farm Loan Waiver Announced in Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh

The newly appointed Chief Minister of Chhattisgarh Bhupesh Baghel on 17th December announced that short-term agricultural loans of farmers will be waived, fulfilling a promise made…

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MUMBAI HOSPITAL FIRE; 8 killed, 176 injured

The toll in the Mumbai hospital fire has risen to 8, with the death of 2 more people today morning. An officer from the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation’s Disaster Management Uni…

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Assam Government Approves Rs 600 Crore Farm Loan Waiver

The Assam government during a cabinet meeting on Monday evening decided to write off 25% of loan of the farmers up to Rs 25000 under the State's Debt Relief Scheme. According to me…

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US Regulator Keeps India’s Aviation Safety ranking at ‘Category 1’

The US regulator, Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has maintained the highest aviation safety ranking for India, informed a senior official on 18 December.

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Rs 15 Lakh will slowly come in all Bank Accounts: Ramdas Athawale

Union Minister Ramdas Athawale responding to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s pre-poll promise in 2014 on black money stashed overseas said that people in India will get Rs 15 lakh e…

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After MP & Chhattisgarh, Rajasthan also Waives Farm Loans

The newly-appointed Chief Minister of Rajasthan Ashok Gehlot on 19th December announced farm loan waiver taken from cooperative banks and up to Rs. 2 lakh from other banks. The dec…

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President’s Rule imposed in Jammu & Kashmir after 22 years

President of India, Shri Ram Nath Kovind on 19th December imposed President’s rule in Jammu & Kashmir. The move comes after completion of six months under the Governor’s rule in t…

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Banks to Remain Closed for Five Days

Banks in India will remain closed from Friday (21 December) to Wednesday (26 December) excluding Monday (24 December) due to strikes and holidays.

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Niti Aayog suggests setting up of Agri Tribunal, Crop Auctioning at Reserve Price

Stating that raising MSP can only be a partial solution to increase farmers' income Niti Aayog, government think tank on 19 December pitched for setting up an agricultural tribunal…

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Assam Government Announces Rs 1000- Crore Schemes for Farmers

Assam government will be launching three schemes for the farmers, including a partial loan reimbursement programme and the other that will make crop loans effectively without any i…

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Mother Diary Ventures into Organic Food Segment

Mother Dairy, which has recently forayed into the organic food segment, is planning to make Safal Organic, a Rs. 100 crore brand by 2021.

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Journalist Vinod Verma Appointed as Chhattisgarh CM’s Political Advisor

Vinod Verma, former journalist and member of Editors Guild on 20th December was appointed as the political advisor to Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel, whereas Ruchir Gar…

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Reason behind Farmers Protest in 13 Districts of Tamil Nadu

A few angry farmers in Tamil Nadu mimicked hanging themselves from the electricity transmission towers on 19th December, opposing an electricity project. The opposition is against…

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8 Things You Must Know About the New Consumer Protection Bill

The Lok Sabha on Thursday (20th December) has passed the Consumer Protection Bill 2018 which will now go to the Rajya Sabha. The new law will replace the obsolete Consumer Protecti…

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Jharkhand CM announces Rs. 2250-crore scheme for 22 Lakh Farmers

Chief Minister of Jharkhand Raghubar Das on 21st December announced a Rs. 2250-crore scheme to help around 22.76 lakh farmers in the state double their income by 2022.

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Famers’ Outfit to Hold Rail-roko, Rasta-roko Protest on 8th January

The All India Kisan Sabha’s (AIKS) Maharashtra unit plans to stage a protest on 8th January 2019 - through a rasta-roko and rail-roko - demanding implementation of MSP or minimum s…

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CBSE UPDATE: Date Sheet for Class 10, 12 Board Exams Released

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has released the much-awaited date sheet for class 12th and class 10th today. As per reports, the Class 12 board exams will start…

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GST MEET HIGHLIGHTS: Movie Tickets, TV Sets, Religious Pilgrimage Made Economical

Six items have been removed from the 28% tax bracket under the Goods and Services Tax (GST) regime, said Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on 22nd December. 34 items were there in th…

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Banks on Nationwide strike Today; Services to be Affected

Services of the state-owned banks are likely to be affected today (26th December) due to a nationwide strike against the proposed merger of Dena Bank and Vijaya Bank with the Bank…

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ALERT: Swine Flu makes a comeback as Air Pollution Deteriorates, Temperature Drops in Delhi

Fresh crisis of swine flu has emerged in Delhi amidst deteriorating air pollution and chilly winters. Several hospitals have reported many cases of swine flu in the city.

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Gujarat CM Rupani grants 2300 Crore to 23 Lakh Farmers affected by drought

Chief Minister of Gujarat, Vijay Rupani laid on completion of one year in office laid foundation stones for projects worth Rs 666 crore across the state.

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National e-repository opens 16 accounts of farmers in Bihar

The National E-Repository Limited (NERL) - a repository that controls electronic Negotiable Warehouse Receipts or eNWRs has recently opened 16 repository accounts of farmers in Sam…

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BREAKING NEWS: ISIS-linked group planning attacks in Delhi, North India arrested

A terror group inspired by the ISIS, planning suicide attacks on important installations and VIPs, has been detected, informed officials in Delhi today. 10 people have been detaine…

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Farmers in Uttar Pradesh Lock Up Stray Cattle in Government Buildings

Uttar Pradesh’s Aligarh city is presently witnessing a weird problem. The entire city administration for the last few days is busy tackling with stray cattle situation in rural are…

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WEATHER ALERT: Cold Waves to grip North India including Delhi

Chilly northwesterly winds are blowing over north western part of India. The cold wave is likely to cover entire north, central and east India. The minimum temperatures in Gujarat,…

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Chhattisgarh to Return Unused Land to Farmers in Bastar

Chhattisgarh farmers are finally getting their land that was taken by the government more than a decade ago because it was not used. This is a rare move in a country like India tha…

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Soon You Can Book Ola & Uber Cabs at Kiosks in Delhi Metro Stations

According to latest media reports, a pilot service on booking cars through two main cab aggregators at Delhi Metro stations was launched on 26th December in order to further boost…

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Farm Loan Waivers could Hit States’ Capex says India Ratings

According to India Ratings, farm loan waivers announced by several states can adversely impact the combined state government expenses on capital assets. The Rating agency said this…

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With an eye on the upcoming parliament and state assembly elections in 2019, Maharashtra government on 25th December announced a New Year bonanza. It will be implementing the 7th…

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No Scarcity of Urea for Current Rabi Season in Punjab

There is no scarcity of urea in Punjab as 85 percent of the fertilizer has already been provided to the farmers in current Rabi season. According to reports, the state needs 12.50…

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2 New Schemes for Farmers & Farm Labourers Announced

West Bengal Chief Minister, Mamata Banerjee on 31st December 2018 announced new two schemes for farmers and farm labourers in the state. The move comes ahead of the Lok Sabha elect…

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A number of farmers across Punjab have started five-day protest in front of banks in around 12 districts yesterday (1st January). Sukhdev Singh Kokri Kalan, General Secretary, Bh…

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All-India Inter-agri Universities Games begin in Punjab

Four-day All India Inter-Agricultural Universities Games 2018-19 started at the Punjab Agricultural University (PAU) on 2nd January 2019. According to sources, about 2,000 particip…

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GOOD NEWS: Government Likely to Announce Rs 4,000 per acre DBT, Crop Loan at 0% Interest

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Mamata Accuses Centre of Making False Claims of Providing Crop Insurance to Farmers

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee yesterday (2nd January) accused the central government of making fake claims of providing crop insurance to farmers in the state adding t…

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Sabarimala Case: Chief Justice Gogai Declines Early Hearing

Chief Justice of India, Ranjan Gogoi declining the early hearing into review petitions pertaining to the Sabarimala case on 3rd January said that these would be heard on the earlie…

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World Braille Day is celebrated every year on 4th January across the world honoring the birthday of Louis Braille, the man who invented Braille language that helps blind people to…

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BREAKING NEWS: Ajay Maken Resigns as Delhi Congress Chief

Months before the Lok Sabha elections, Ajay Maken has resigned as Delhi Congress Chief, citing health issues. Maken’s resignation was accepted by the President of Congress party Ra…

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All Stray Cattle Should Be in Cow Shelters by 10 Jan: UP CM Yogi to DMs

Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh Yogi Adityanath has given a week time to all the District Magistrates (DMs) to ensure that stray cattle across the state are moved to cow shelters.…

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CBSE to Introduce Artificial Intelligence as Skill Subject in Class 8,9,10

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has decided to introduce artificial intelligence (AI) as an elective subject in school curriculum with an aim to make students well-…

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The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) has declared the results of Clerk Preliminary (prelims) examination on its official website today (5th January). Candidates who…

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Congress MPs Protest outside Parliament, Sell Potatoes to Raise Farmers’ Plight

Several Congress MPs in Punjab protested outside the Parliament premises on 4th January, selling potatoes to raise issues relating to farmers in the state. The Congress MPs, inclu…

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The effects of climate change along with rising pollution are causing direct harm not just to human beings, but also to the agricultural crops. Agriculture Ministry in a written r…

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Maharashtra has decided to credit farmers’ money directly into their bank accounts on either monthly basis or yearly basis. According to the state government officials, the amount…

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Loan Waiver to Cover Family of Deceased Farmers in Rajasthan

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Farmers from all over India would join two days nationwide strike on 8th and 9th January, called by the central trade unions against the alleged oppressive policies for workers by…

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Farmers in India Dying after Cultivating Wheat & Rice: Nitin Gadkari

Union Minister Nitin Gadkari said that farmers in India are in a ‘bad condition’, they are ‘dying’ after growing rice and wheat. Rice, wheat, sugar and pulses are in surplus and he…

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International Body Proposes 5-Point Formula to Make Farming Profitable Venture

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UGC Planning to Include Agriculture in Basic Tenet of Higher Education

The University Grants Commission (UGC) is planning to introduce ‘agriculture’ in the basic tenet of higher education to uplift the agro-based economy of India at a time when farmer…

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Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik Joins BJD Protest in Delhi; Demands Hike in Paddy MSP

Chief Minister of Odisha, Naveen Patnaik has joined his colleagues and a number of farmers from the state participating in a rally at New Delhi’s Talkatora stadium on 8th January.…

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BHARAT BANDH UPDATES: Violence Reported in West Bengal, Normal Life Hit in Odisha & Kerala

The two-day nationwide strike called by the Central Trade Union will continue today (9th January) after witnessing several incidences of violence on the first day. The strike, whic…

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Farmers march against Ongoing Water Scarcity in Gujarat

Tens of thousands of farmers marched on the streets of Surat in Gujarat on 8th January against the continuing water shortage in the district. They also urged the state government t…

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GST Council Meet Today: Small businesses expected to get Tax Relief

The Goods and Services Tax (GST) Council, in its 32nd meeting today is likely to consider numerous proposals aimed at providing relief to the small taxpayers, a section that has be…

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Billionaire Jeff Bezos, the founder and Chief Executive of Amazon.com Inc, and spouse MacKenzie Bezos have decided to divorce following a long trial separation. The couple announce…

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Moderate to heavy snowfall is likely to occur in Himachal Pradesh from Thursday to Saturday i.e. 10th to 12th January. The government has warned residents as well as tourists to av…

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The King of Saudi Arabia, Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud has inaugurated the Sustainable Agricultural Rural Development Program on 9th January at his palace in Riyadh. The agri pro…

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The Prime Minister, Narendra Modi-led-BJP government with its legislation on a 10 % quota for the general category poor in jobs and education receiving parliamentary support in the…

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US House Passes Bills to Re-open Agriculture, Transportation Departments

The US House on 10th January passed two spending bills to re-open closed parts of the government that deals with agriculture, public health, food stamps and housing - although the…

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Good News for Farmers: Government Cuts Urea Prices

The Uttar Pradesh government has given a big relief to farmers in the state by reducing the prices of urea, which were increased because of hike in natural gas rates. In a decision…

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A court ruling that supported a Monsanto patent on genetically modified (GM) cotton seeds has now raised hopes among Indian farmers that the firm would now launch its next-generati…

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CBSE Class 12 Date Sheet 2019 Revised: Check Here for Important Changes

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has released the modified date sheet for Class 12 Board examination 2019 on its official website, www.cbse.nic.in.

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Suresh Prabhu, Union Minister for Commerce & Industry and Civil Aviation on 13th January said Saudi Arabia and the UAE have shown interest in investing in India’s agricultural sect…

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Gujarat, First State to Implement 10% Quota in Jobs for EWS

Gujarat is the first state to implement newly-introduced 10 % reservations in government jobs as well as higher education for the economically weaker sections (EWS) in the general…

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KALIA Scheme Beneficiaries to Get Monetary Assistance from 26th January

The beneficiaries under the KALIA (Krushak Assistance for Livelihood and Income Augmentation) scheme will start getting monetary assistance from 26th January 2019.

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National Horticulture Fair to be held in Bengaluru from 23 to 25 January

The Indian Institute of Horticultural Research (IIHR), country’s leading institute situated at Hessarghatta (Bengaluru), will organise a national horticulture fair from 23rd to 25t…

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KUMBH MELA 2019: World’s Largest Religious Festival Starts Today

The largest religious gathering in the world starts today (15th January), with tens of millions of devotees gathering together to bathe in sacred rivers for the Kumbh Mela 2019.

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Police to use 40000 Radio-Frequency Tags to Trace Lost Children at Kumbh Mela 2019

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Nursery admission for the Economically Weaker Sections (EWS), Children With Disabilities (CWD) and Disadvantage Group (DG) in private schools starts today (15th January), the Direc…

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Government Likely to Exceed Fertiliser Subsidy Bill by $4.2 Billion

Government is likely to exceed its fertiliser subsidy bill by $4.2 billion for this financial year, informed three sources with direct knowledge of the matter adding that for this…

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CRPF Giving Advanced Scientific Training to Farmers in Jharkhand

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Soon Your Income Tax Returns Will be Processed in Just 1 Day

The government on 16th January has approved Rs 4,241.97 crore to establish an integrated e-filing and processing centre that aims to cut down the processing time for income tax ret…

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Maharashtra to Give Compensation to Drought-hit Farmers from Own Kitty

It’s more than two months since Maharashtra had declared drought in 151 tehsils but the affected farmers are yet to get the compensation.

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The Kumbh Mela, world’s largest religious congregation began in Prayagraj, Uttar Pradesh on 15th January 219, the auspicious day of Makar Sankranti, with almost two crore people ta…

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Government Likely to Announce Major Farm Measures in Coming Weeks: Radha Mohan Singh

Agriculture Minister Shri Radha Mohan Singh on 17th January indicated announcement of important measures in the coming weeks to deal with farm distress across India, a move that wi…

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Niti Aayog Supports Direct Benefit Transfer to Farmers

If the Niti Aayog’s proposal for an upfront subsidy through DBT (direct benefit transfer) is accepted then the farmers in the country might get annual income support of Rs 15,000/h…

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Around 1694 cases of influenza A H1N1 or swine flu with 49 deaths have been reported till 13th January 2019 and the figure is more than twice the 798 cases reported last year in th…

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Weather Warning: Rain, Cold Wave to Hit Entire Northwest India Next Week

According to the India Meteorological Department (IMD) forecast on 18th January, there will be widespread rainfall along with cold wave-like conditions in the entire northwest Indi…

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Finance Minister Hints at Farm Relief Package in Interim Budget 2019

Indian Finance Minister, Shri Arun Jaitley on 17th January indicated that a farm relief package for the distressed farmers could be part of the interim budget that he will present…

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Government Allocates Rs. 1325 Crore for Drought-affected Farmers

The government of Rajasthan has allotted Rs. 1,325 crore for the farmers whose kharif crops have been affected in the 9 drought-hit districts of the state.

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BUDGET 2019-20: Government Likely to Increase Farm Credit Target to 12 lakh Crore

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Was Pesticide the cause of Deaths of Two Farm Labourers in Kerala?

Two farm labourers lost their lives due to pesticide exposure in Pathanamthitta on 19th January. The deceased were Sanal Kumar, 42 years and Mathai Esho, 68 years, who reportedly c…

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Weather Warning: Severe Snowfall, Rain & Thunderstorms across North India; Avalanche Alert for Uttarakhand

A Western Disturbance (WD), accompanied by a cyclonic circulation, has triggered widespread snowfall as well as rainfall in Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand and Jammu and Kashmir. Pro…

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Farm Loan Waivers won’t solve Agrarian Crisis Permanently: IMF Chief Economist

Chief Economist of International Monetary Fund (IMF), Gita Gopinath said that rise in trade tensions and worsening of financial conditions are two major risks facing the global eco…

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Unseasonal Rainfall Damages Wheat, Cumin, Cotton & Groundnut Crops in Gujarat

People in Ahmedabad witnessed a sudden change in weather yesterday (21st January) as, cold winds and a cloudy atmosphere prevailed in the city. Some parts of Gujarat that included…

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Remembering ‘Netaji’: PM Inaugurates Museum at Red Fort

Indian Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi inaugurated the Subhash Chandra Bose museum at Red Fort today (23rd January) to mark the leader's 122nd birthday.

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Several states in the country have been put on alert due to the growing number of swine flu cases across India. 1,694 cases and 49 swine flu deaths have been reported in just one f…

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Government to Distribute ‘Desi’ Cows to Farmers in Maharashtra

Maharashtra has decided to give ‘desi’ cows to farmers in the state as part of a scheme, told officials on 23rd January.

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Low-interest Loans for Dairy Farmers in Kerala

Kerala Feeds Ltd will soon facilitate low-interest loans to the dairy farmers. Managing Director of the company, B Sreekumar told that an agreement regarding the same has been comp…

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Padma Awards 2019: Awardees include 12 Farmers, 14 Doctors & 9 Sportspersons

The prestigious Padma awards for the year 2019 announced on the eve of Republic Day will honour 112 inspiring people including 14 doctors, 12 farmers and 9 sportspersons, informed…

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Unseasonal Rainfall Damages Mango & Maize Crops in Telangana

Unseasonal rainfall in different parts of integrated Karimnagar district of Telangana on 26th and 27th January has caused widespread damages to various standing crops resulting in…

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No Place for Sugarcane Growers in Upcoming Agri-Package

The government is set to announce a big relief package for the distressed farmers in the country but the sugarcane growers, who have pending arrears of around Rs 19000 crore are ex…

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Credit-linked Subsidy Scheme Launched for Farmers in Assam

The Assam government on 28th January has launched a credit-linked subsidy scheme for farmers in the state.

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A few days back, Congress chief, Rahul Gandhi had criticized Prime Minister Narendra Modi for shortage of jobs as India was not manufacturing enough whereas Beijing had no jobs pro…

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As a tribute to the Father of the Nation on his death anniversary today, Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi will dedicate to the nation the National Salt Satyagraha Memorial in Guja…

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Stray Bulls Kill Four Farmers in Uttar Pradesh

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Odisha Increases KALIA Scheme’s Target Beneficiaries to 5 Lakh

Odisha has decided to increase the number of target beneficiary for farmers’ welfare scheme ‘KALIA’ for the landless agricultural household group to five lakh during 2019-20.

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BUDGET 2019: Know the Difference between Full & Interim Budget

The Narendra Modi-led-BJP government will present its last budget on 1st February, months before the upcoming Lok Sabha elections, which is scheduled to be held in April-May 2019.

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BUDGET 2019: Assured Income of Rs 6000 for Small Farmers Announced

The Union Minister, Piyush Goyal has presented the Budget 2019 in parliament today (1st February). This is the last Interim Budget of the NDA government led by Prime Minister Shri…

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Indian Railways Gets Rs. 1.58 Lakh Crore in Budget 2019

Union Minister, Piyush Goyal today announced a capital expenditure allocation worth Rs. 1.58 lakh crore for the Indian Railways, making it the highest ever for the national transpo…

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Farmers Seek SLBC’s help to Stop Banks from Filing Cases against Them

In Punjab, seven farmers’ organisations have written to the State Level Bankers Committee (SLBC) asking for its intervention after numerous incidents of farmers facing criminal cas…

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Modi’s Income Support to Farmers is No Match to Odisha, Telangana’s Agri Schemes: Experts

Agriculture industry has welcomed the government's ‘PM-KISAN’ scheme but said the amount provided to small farmers is lower than what is being offered by Odisha and Telangana gover…

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India Set to become $5 Trillion Economy in Next 5 Years: Piyush Goyal

Interim Finance Minister, Piyush Goyal told media that India is poised to become a USD 5-trillion economy in the next 5 years and wants to become a USD 10-trillion economy in the n…

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Agriculture Experts, Farmers Not Happy with Budget 2019

Agriculture experts and farmers in Punjab have termed the Interim Budget 2019 as a ‘bundle of lies’, ‘concealed’ and a ‘rude joke’ on the farming sector for which the Centre had be…

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Kumbh Mela 2019: Know the Significance of Mauni Amavasya

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SBI to Extend Digital Platform ‘YONO’ to Farmers, Businessmen from April

After the success of its integrated digital platform ‘YONO’ among youngsters, India’s largest lender, State Bank of India (SBI) is now planning to expand its reach.

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100 million Farmers will get Rs 2000 by March-end: Gajendra Shekhawat

Minister of State for Agriculture, Gajendra Shekhawat said that the Centre will give 10 crore farmers Rs 2,000 each by the end of March and will be able to quickly transfer subseq…

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Centre to Conduct Pan-India Survey to Assess Farmers’ Plight

In order to evaluate the plight of farmers, the Centre will conduct a pan-India survey to find out their income and indebtedness among other issues for the current crop year i.e. J…

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Farmers to Hold Protest March on 20th February

Blaming the government for not fulfilling the promises made last year, the All India Kisan Sabha (AIKS) on 5th February announced that the peasants' bodies will again hold a protes…

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SVS Shastry, Rice Researcher Dies at 91

SVS Shastry, a pioneer in rice research in India, who made immense contribution towards the agriculture sector for more than fifty years died at the age of 91 in Hyderabad.

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NITI Aayog’s Ramesh Chand Nominated for Top Post at UN's Food Agriculture Organisation

NITI Aayog member, Ramesh Chand has been nominated by the government for the coveted position of the Director General of the United Nation’s (UN) Food & Agriculture Organisation (F…

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Crops Damaged due to Heavy Rainfall, Hailstorm in North India

Heavy rainfall and hailstorms in north-west India last week have damaged the oilseeds and other perishable crops, mainly potatoes, cauliflower and peas in the region. But the main…

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World's Largest Seed Displayed at Kumbh Mela 2019

An exhibition by the Ministry of Environment (MoE), which among several other things exhibits a double coconut palm seed weighing an enormous 30 kilogram has become the centre of a…

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Aam Aadmi Party to Launch ‘Your MLA, Councillor at your Doorstep’ Campaign from 15 February

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) government will start a campaign "Your MLA and Councillor at your doorstep" from Friday i.e. 15th February 2019 to step up attack against the Prime Minist…

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Alok Sikka Gets Life Time Achievement Award for Conservation & Management of Soil, Water Resources

The Indian Association of Soil and Water Conservationists (IASWC) has given its Life Time Achievement Award for the year 2018 to Mr. Alok Sikka, International Water Management Inst…

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Not Just Food, Swiggy will now Deliver Vegetables, Groceries, Medicines at your Doorstep

India’s fastest growing food ordering and delivery company, Swiggy on 12th February said that it is moving beyond food ordering space to delivery of household essentials like groce…

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Andhra Government to Give Smartphones to 1.4 Crore Women

The government of Andhra Pradesh will give free smartphones to all the members of women's self-help groups in the state to help them avail various government services on the digita…

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Pulwama Attack: NIA, NSG to Investigate the Killing of 44 Jawans Today

In a deadly terror attack in Jammu & Kashmir, a suicide bomber rammed his explosives loaded vehicle at a Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) convoy in Pulwama district on 14th Febr…

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See How the Australian Couple Managed to Grow Cabbage as Big as a Person

A couple from Australia has successfully grown a giant cabbage, which is almost as big as an individual. It seems that they managed to keep off the pests for more than 9 months fro…

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Pulwama Attack: State Governments Announce Compensation, Jobs for Families of CRPF Jawans

Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh, N Chandrababu Naidu today announced Rs. 5 lakh to the families of Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) jawans.

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Farmers to Get Multiple Benefits from PM-KISAN Yojana: CEA, K V Subramanian

Chief Economic Adviser (CEA), K V Subramanian said the farm income support scheme, Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi Yojana (PM-KISAN) will provide multiple benefits to the farmers…

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Latest on Pulwama Attack: Pak High Commissioner to India Called Back for Talks

The Pakistan High Commissioner to India has been called back to Islamabad for talks amid growing stress between the two neighbouring nations over the Pulwama attack that killed ove…

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Kisan Long March from Nashik to Mumbai Starts Tomorrow

More than one lakh farmers in Maharashtra will begin their long march from Nashik to Mumbai tomorrow (20th February) as talks between the state government officials and farmer lead…

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Millions of Aadhaar Numbers Leaked by Indane: French Security Researcher

A researcher in France has claimed of a security lapse that has exposed millions of Aadhaar numbers of dealers as well as distributors linked with Indane, an LPG brand that is deve…

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2000 Delegates to Attend 14th Agricultural Science Congress that Starts Today in Delhi

14th Agricultural Science Congress organised by the National Academy of Agricultural Science (NAAS) in association with the Indian Agricultural Research Institute and ICAR will be…

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Supreme Court Orders Anil Ambani to Pay Rs 453 crore in 4 weeks or Go to Jail

The Supreme Court today (20th February) held Reliance Group chairman, Anil Ambani along with two company directors guilty of contempt for deliberately not paying Rs 550 crore to Er…

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KVK Bulandshahr SAC Meeting discussed on Doubling Farmers Income

KVK Bulandshahr, Uttar Pradesh recently organized its annual Scientific Advisory Committee (SAC) Meeting wherein they held discussions on ways to double farmers’ income. The meetin…

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PM Modi, Amit Shah to Address BJP’s Kisan Morcha to be held in Gorakhpur

The two-day national convention of BJP Kisan Morcha will be inaugurated by party chief Amit Shah on 23rd February in Gorakhpur. Rajnath Singh, Union Home Minister will preside over…

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Extinct Galapagos Tortoise Found after 100 Years

Conservationists in the Galapagos Islands have discovered a huge tortoise from a species thought to have become extinct more than 100 years ago.

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Punjab to Build Jallianwala Bagh Memorial with Soils from 13000 Villages

In a unique tribute to the martyrs of Jallianwala Bagh carnage on the centenary commemoration of the tragic event, the government of Punjab is planning to build a memorial in Amrit…

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CBSE Exams 2019 Update: Board Relaxes Exam Norms for Kids of Armed Forces Personnel

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) recently made an announcement that the ‘chidren of military as well as paramilitary forces personnel fighting against terrorism & le…

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300 Vehicles Destroyed in Massive Fire at Aero India Show Parking lot, Bengaluru

Almost 300 vehicles have been destroyed in a massive fire that broke out at the parking lot of the Yelahankha airbase in Bengaluru where ‘Aero India 2019 show’ is going on.

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Prime Minister Modi Launches PM-KISAN Yojana at Gorakhpur Rally Today

Honourable Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi today has officially launched the centre’s ambitious income-transfer scheme known as PM-KISAN (Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi) at a…

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‘AgroPressure’ by Michelin to be Exhibited at SIMA 2019

Michelin has collaborated with 365FarmNet. Together both the companies will offer their consumers with a new component known as ‘AgroPressure’ by Michelin, which will be available…

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Latest News: CBSE Board Exam Results 2019 to be Announced by 10 May; Check Details

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) this year is not only conducting board exams early but has also decided to announce results earlier than usual i.e. by 10th May, inf…

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DDA Housing Scheme 2019: Online Process to Begin Soon for Sale of 10300 Flats; Check Details

Over 1,000 Delhi Development Authority (DDA) flats in the Higher Income Group (HIG) and Middle Income Group (MIG) categories will be available to the Delhiites after a gap of almos…

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Indo-Pak Tensions: Eight Airports Shut, Airspace North of Delhi Vacated

According to latest media reports, 8 airports in India have been shut down amid growing tensions with neighboring Pakistan. The airports that have been asked to shut include Jammu,…

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Brands of India Awards 2019 Honours Krishi Jagran

YourStory in association with the Ministry of Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) today, 27th February honoured 41 home-grown brands that have made the country proud. The…

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IAF Pilot Abhinandan to Be Released Tomorrow: Pak PM

According to latest reports, Prime Minister of Pakistan, Imran Khan has declared to release the Indian Air Force pilot, Abhinandan Varthaman tomorrow as a "gesture of peace". The I…

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KVS Admission 2019-20 Update: Registration Starts, Check Important Details

The Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan (KVS) has begun the online registration process for admission in Class 1 today (1st March) at 8 am. Those who are interested may apply through the…

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UGC NET 2019: Registration Begins; Check Fees, Eligibility & Syllabus Here

National Testing Agency (NTA) has opened the application window for UGC NET June exam 2019 on 1st March. Candidates who were eagerly waiting for the registration process to start c…

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LIC AAO RECRUITMENT 2019: Check Age, Eligibility & Pay Scale for 590 Posts

Life Insurance Corporation (LIC) has released the most-awaited notification for the post of Assistant Administrative Officer (AAO). This year the total number of vacancies announce…

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Gurugram, Most Polluted City in the World, 6 other Indian cities in Top 10: Study

According to a latest study, seven of the world’s top 10 most polluted cities are in India. The study also showed South Asia's fight with worsening air quality and the economic tol…

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IndiGo Announces ‘Holi’ Sale; Book Flight Tickets at Starting Price of Just Rs. 899

In a special "Holi sale", IndiGo is offering domestic as well as international flight tickets at a starting all-inclusive cost of Rs. 899 & Rs. 3,399 respectively. Bookings under t…

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Good News!! Employees May get Average Salary Hike of 10 percent in 2019: Survey

The employees in India are expected to get an average salary hike of 9.7 % this year (2019) whereas top performers will get 15.6 % increase as companies are laying emphasis on perf…

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SSC CHSL 2019: Check Official Notification, Exam Dates, Eligibility & Syllabus Here

The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) has released the much-awaited notification for the Combined Higher Secondary Level (CHSL) examination for the year 2019 on its official website…

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Licious, the online meat service startup run by Delightful Gourmet, on 26th April 2019 said that it has expanded its services to Mumbai and Pune markets.

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The World Avocado Organization (WAO), the group that promotes the consumption as well as awareness of avocados at a global level, has welcomed its newest member, Colombia.

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A government source today (28th December) said that India is likely to cut short the import tax on palm oil, corresponding to New Delhi’s Trade Agreements with the Southeast Asian…

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The Tea Board of India has issued new guidelines to maintain tea quality so that the nation can remain internationally competitive and also sustain the domestic consumption.

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A programme to help and support the tea smallholders, in collaboration with companies, will be launched on 4th April, 2019 in Kolkata.

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According to a report, agri-commodity prices are unlikely to be affected even though there is lower rainfall because of El-Nino impacting production.

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The government on Wednesday, 3rd April 2019 has allowed import of feed grade maize at a concessional import duty of 15 % with a view to meet the scarcity of poultry feed in India.

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Export of Oilmeals increased by 31% to Rs 6,222 crore during the last fiscal year on higher volumes and price realisation, as per industry data.

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Government Raises Import Duty on Wheat to Support Local farmers

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Gujarat Cooperative Milk Marketing Federation (GCMMF), on 21st May 2019 announced a price hike of Rs 2 / litre for all its 6 consumer milk brands sold in major markets in India.

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A Harvard University Professor, Karin Michels while addressing a seminar on nutritional errors at the University of Freiburg in Germany claimed that Coconut oil is “pure poison”. O…

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Agriculture Minister Seeks Farmer’s Suggestions to Boost Farm Sector

Union Agriculture & Farmers Welfare Minister Shri Radha Mohan Singh on 6th March 2019 kick-started an initiative known as ‘Kisan Ki Mann Ki Baat’ in order to take suggestions from…

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Government Approves Interest Subvention Scheme for Farmers

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on 7th March 2019 informed the Centre has approved implementation of the interest subvention scheme (ISS) with modifications for the years 2018 -201…

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A K Misra Appointed as Chairman of Agricultural Scientific Recruitment Board

Veterinary Professor & former Vice Chancellor of GB University of Agriculture & Technology - Pantnagar, Shri Aditya Kumar Misra has been appointed as the new Chairman of the Agricu…

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PM-Kisan Scheme: Rs 5,215 crore Transferred to 2.6 crore Farmers

The Centre so far has transferred Rs 5,215 crore to more than 2.6 crore small & marginal farmers under the PM-Kisan yojana that was announced in interim budget 2019.

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Pune-Based AgroStar Raises $27 million in Series C to Scale up Operations

Indian agro-tech startup ‘AgroStar’, based in Pune said that it has raised a dollar 27 million (Rs. 188 crore) in Series C funds to expand operations and strengthen its technology…

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Maharashtra will be using drones to undertake the “biggest” land survey exercise in the modern India, as the administration intends to give ownership rights to around 15 million ru…

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Congress President Rahul Gandhi has once again accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of betraying people, mainly the farmers, with fake promises. He claimed that his party always ke…

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TNAU and IRRI Research Cooperation on Digital Agriculture

A team of researchers from the Philippines visited the Tamil Nadu Agricultural University (TNAU) to find out the possibility of developing a joint research project in digital agric…

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67.82 Lakh Farmers Miss PM-KISAN Scheme Benefits as States didn't Upload Details on Portal: Radha Mohan

Union Agriculture Minister, Shri Radha Mohan Singh said on 17th March 2019 said that more than 67.82 lakh cultivators will be left out of the direct benefit transfer (DBT) scheme a…

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Arecanut Climber in Kerala Gets National Award for Novelty

The automatic arecanut climber developed by Mr. Suresh P V from Amarambalam in Malappuram region received national 3rd price in the 10th Biennial Innovation Award of National Innov…

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Project Saamrath to Train 10 lakh Personnel in Rubber Sector by 2020

The Rubber Skill Development Council (RSDC) has started a Project called ‘Saamrath’, which is aimed at skilling, reskilling and upskilling around 10 lakh personnel engaged in the r…

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Ninjacart, India’s leading agri-tech platform that connects growers to retailers has expanded its supply chain operations to Mumbai, Pune and Delhi. It has also hired 600 people in…

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PM-Kisan Scheme: Around 4.74 Crore Farmers to Get 2nd Installment from April

A senior government official told that as many as 4.74 crore farmers listed under the PM-Kisan scheme before the Model Code of Conduct (MCC) for general polls came into effect on 1…

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Bank of Baroda to Develop Digital Agriculture Platform for Farmers

According to latest reports, Bank of Baroda has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the agriculture services companies in order to create an agriculture digital platfor…

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Agriculture Department Organizes Farmers’ Conference

The Agriculture Department, Jammu conducted a daylong farmers’ conference-cum-exhibition, under centrally sponsored PMKSY scheme with the aim to educate and tell farmers about the…

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Alert!! UGC Prohibits Distance Learning Degree Programmes in Agriculture

The University Grants Commission (UGC) has banned teaching distance degree programmes in agriculture. The higher education regulator took the decision at its recent meeting for the…

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India's Subsidies to Farmers is Quite Low As Compared to Western Nations: Anup Wadhawan

A top government official on Wednesday, 27th March 2019 said subsidies provided to the Indian farmers are quite low as compared to billions of dollars given by the western nations.…

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Walmart Foundation Supports IDEI Project to Increase Incomes for 10,000 Farmers

As many as ten thousand smallholder farmers in Andhra Pradesh will soon get benefit from the introduction of sustainable irrigation products & practices, under a programme offered…

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‘Farmer Producer Organisations Call for Sustained Support’

The conference on ‘Models for Agricultural Development: Experiences of Farmer Producer Companies’ (FPC), has called for continued efforts to strengthen, support and manage the Farm…

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PM-KISAN: Government Transfers Rs 5,940 crore to 29.7 Million Farmers

The Centre has transferred Rs 5,940 crore as the 1st instalment of Rs 2,000 each to 29.7 million small and marginal farmers across India. More than one-third of the beneficiaries i…

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More than 170 Farmers to Start Mega Campaign for Telangana Polls in Nizamabad Today

A number of farmers who are contesting the Nizamabad Lok Sabha seat in Telangana over demands to ensure remunerative price for their produce will start their election campaign toda…

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Will Congress’ Kisan Budget Solve Farmers Woes?

The Congress on 2nd April revealed its 22-point agenda to address problems related to the farmers, agriculture sector and farm labourers. These points included freedom from indebte…

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KAU Urges Farmers to Defend Crops with Organic Mulching, Water-Efficient Micro-Irrigation Practices

Considering the severe drought-like situation prevailing in the State, the KAU or Kerala Agricultural University has issued an advisory on measures that the cultivators can impleme…

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Biju Janata Dal Releases Poll Manifesto with Prime Focus on Women, Youth & Farmers

Odisha Chief Minister & BJD supremo Naveen Patnaik on 9th April 2019 released the party manifesto for the Lok Sabha elections 2019 with emphasis on the socio-economic development o…

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Sudanese Delegation Visits Kerala Agricultural University to Learn Cassava Cultivation

A six-member delegation from Sudan recently visited Kerala Agricultural University (KAU) to find out the possibility of introducing cassava or tapioca as a food crop in their count…

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BJP to Provide 5 Kg Rice, 500 Gram Pulse & Salt for Rs. 1 if Party Comes to Power in Odisha

Dharmendra Pradhan, Union Petroleum Minister said that the BJP or Bharatiya Janata Party will give rice, dal and salt at Rs 1 / kg to over 3.26 crore people if the party came to po…

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Centre Extends Duration of New Urea Policy from 1st April till Further Notice

The Centre on 15th April 2019 decided to extend the duration of the New Urea Policy from 1st April this year till further notice ensuring smooth supply of nutrients to farmers of t…

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FSSAI Recognizes Centre for Analysis & Learning in Livestock & Food as National Reference Lab for Dairy Products

The National Dairy Development Board (NDDB)’s laboratory Centre for Analysis & Learning in Livestock & Food (CALF) has been recognised as a National Reference Laboratory or NRL for…

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Grafting Technology to Boost Brinjal Yield

The Tamil Nadu Agricultural University (TNAU) has evolved a technology i.e. grafting technology to improve the yield of brinjal.

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Why Farmers in Uttar Pradesh’s Famous Mango Belt Looking for Crop Diversification?

In the famous mango belt of Uttar Pradesh, low landholdings and farm distress is forcing farmers to look for crop diversification. Let’s know about it in detail.

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America Wins World Trade Organisation Ruling against China Grain Import Quotas

America has won a World Trade Organization (WTO) verdict on 18th April (last week) against China's use of tariff-rate quotas for wheat, corn and rice, which it successfully argued,…

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Good News for Farmers: India Meteorological Department to Issue Block-level Weather Forecast from 2020

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) said that it is working at a fast pace to provide localised weather prediction to all 6,500 blocks across 660 districts in the country by…

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Bihar Offers High Diesel Subsidy to Farmers after delay in Launch of Solar Irrigation Pump Scheme

The delay in the launch of solar irrigation pump scheme that the Central Government had announced in its previous Budget has left States like Bihar with no alternative but to raise…

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PepsiCo Ready to Withdraw Case against Farmers if FC5 Potato Cultivation is Stopped

PepsiCo India Holdings Private Ltd on 26th April 2019 said that if farmers in Gujarat stop cultivating the FC5 variety then it will withdraw the legal case it had filed against the…

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Brazil’s Largest Meat Processor, ‘JBS’ Set to Introduce Chicken Products in India

Indians will soon be able to enjoy poultry products from Brazil as ‘JBS’, the largest meat processor in the South American country, is set to launch its chicken products that will…

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85th ExpoZebu, World’s Largest Cattle Fair Starts in Brazil

The 85th edition of ExpoZebu has started on Saturday, 27th April 2019 at the Fernando Costa Park in Brazil. The Expo is commemorating the 80th anniversary of the genealogical recor…

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Glyphosate is not a Carcinogen says US Environment Protection Agency

US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on 30th April 2019 said that glyphosate, a chemical present in several popular weed killers, is not a carcinogen, opposing the decisions of…

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Farmers Upset after Crops worth Lakhs Destroyed Due to Cyclone Fani in Puri & Khurda

Farmers are the ones who are left high and dry in every natural disaster. And cyclone Fani is no exception. The deadly cyclone Fani made a landfall in Puri on Friday and has badly…

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Over 2.25 Crore Farmers Receive Rs 2,000 under PM-Kisan Scheme since April 1

More than 2.25 crore farmers, counting 1.08 crore in the electorally significant Uttar Pradesh, have received the 2nd installment of Rs 2,000 each under the PM-Kisan yojana since 1…

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Farmers in Himachal Pradesh Worried as Hailstorm Damages Fruits, Vegetables Crops

Hailstorm in Himachal Pradesh and adjoining regions has battered different vegetables and fruit crops, impeding the income prospects of a number of farmers.

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PepsiCo ‘Unconditionally’ Withdraws All Cases against Gujarat Potato Farmers

PepsiCo India ‘unconditionally’ withdrew all its cases against potato growers of Gujarat for alleged violation of rights over a particular variety of the tuber on 10th May 2019.

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NABARD Announces Rs 700-cr VC Fund for Agriculture & Rural Startups to Improve Investment Ecosystem in Farm Sector

The National Bank for Agriculture & Rural Development (NABARD) on 13th May 2019 announced a Rs 700-crore venture capital funding for equity investments in agriculture as well as ru…

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France to End Use of Glyphosate by 2021: French Agriculture Minister

French Agriculture Minister, Didier Guillaume said that the country would get rid of glyphosate use by 2021 with limited exceptions. He also announced that France is planning to se…

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Mangalore Chemicals and Fertilizers’ Closure will Hit Farmers in Karnataka

The shutdown of Mangalore Chemicals and Fertilizers or MCF units is expected to have an impact on the availability of fertilizers in the Southern state of Karnataka.

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Government Issues Drought Advisory to Southern and Western States

The Government has issued a ‘drought advisory’ to Western and Southern states of India that includes Gujarat, Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Telangana and Tamil Nadu urgin…

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This State will Soon Have a New Agriculture Export Policy

The Maharashtra government has appointed a committee headed by the State Agriculture Commissioner, Shri Suhas Diwase to frame a new agriculture export policy. Maharashtra already l…

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Kerala Jaiva Karshaka Samithi Bags International Prize for Innovative Organic Farming

A 25-year-old organic farmers group, Kerala Jaiva Karshaka Samithi, has won global recognition for their determined efforts in innovating organic farming.

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Small Organic Producers Can Sell Produce Without Certification till April 2020: FSSAI

Food safety regulator, FSSAI has allowed the small organic producers with annual turnover of more than Rs 12 lakh, to sell their produce to end-consumers directly without certifica…

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The much-awaited auction of Indian Premier League (IPL) is back to enchant cricket fans while around 351 cricketers are set to go under the hammer. So far no player from India…

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The members of the Royal family are famous for their profligate lifestyle. The family is often in news - for their public appearances, personal relationships or for enjoying festiv…

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Christmas is the most important festival of Christians all over the world. It is celebrated to remember the birth of Jesus Christ, who they believe is the Son of God.

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Christmas without a Christmas tree is incomplete. For those who don’t know, a Christmas tree is a decorated tree, generally an evergreen conifer like pine, spruce, fir or an artifi…

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Bollywood producers and actors including Ajay Devgan, Akshay Kumar and Karan Johar held meeting with Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi at Raj Bhavan in Maharashtra to discuss upon…

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Shahrukh Khan, Katrina Kaif and Anushka starrer Zero - one of the most-awaited movies of 2018, is set to release this Friday throughout the country. Starring Bollywood’s most loved…

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We all love holidays. Isn’t it? As the New Year is approaching we all would be excited to know about the holidays in 2019. So here is the month-wise list of holidays in 2019.

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As we all know that Republic Day is celebrated every year on 26th January in India. The day marks the sovereignty of the nation, as on this day in 1950, the Constitution of India w…

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RAILWAY RECRUITMENT 2019: Vacancies Open for Class 10, 12, Graduates; Check Here For Full Details

The Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) has invited applications for class 10, class 12 and graduates. The application process for many vacant positions will be closed by January inclu…

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KUMBH MELA 2019: Important Dates, Key Highlights & Special Facilities for Pilgrims

The Kumbh Mela, one of the largest religious gatherings in the world this year will be spread over an area of 45 kilometer from the previous 20 kilometer radius.

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IBPS Calendar 2019 Released: Check PO, SO, Clerk Exam Dates Here

The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) has released the much-awaited annual examination calendar for the year 2019. The IBPS calendar contains the list of examinations…

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JEE Main 2019 Results Out!! Here is the Complete List of Toppers

The National Testing Agency (NTA) on 19th January has released the results of Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Main 2019 exam and the good news is that this time, there are 15 stud…

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The much-awaited Super Blood Wolf Moon Lunar - a total lunar eclipse has begun on 20th January 2019 and will be visible all across the world including Europe, Africa and entire Ame…

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CBSE Board Exams 2019: Tips and Tricks to Score Above 90%

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) will begin the Class X and Class XII board exams in February 2019.

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Around 58 tribal guests from different parts of the country along with 22 tableaux of the states and Central Government departments and performances by school kids will mark the 90…

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As we all know that India got Independence on 15th August 1947 but the drafted constitution was implemented on 26th January 1950. It was then that the country became an independent…

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UP Board Timetable 2019 Update: Check Here for Complete Details

Around 58,06,922 students will be appearing for Class 10 and Class 12 board exams in Uttar Pradesh this year. The Deputy Chief Minister, Dinesh Sharma said 8,354 schools have been…

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How Indore Strived to Become Zero Landfill & Garbage-Free City?

Indore, a city in west-central India has transformed its garbage landfill site into a beautiful garden with a composite waste management plan through which, the trash is used to ge…

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CBSE Admit Card 2019 Released: Check How to Download Hall Ticket

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has released the much-awaited admit cards or roll numbers for class 10th and 12th board exams 2019. Through a notice it has asked al…

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Xiaomi has launched the much-awaited Mi Men’s Sports Shoes 2 as an addition to its non-smartphone range in India. The Mi Men’s Sports Shoes 2 can be purchased through the company’s…

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KVS Admission 2019: Check Schedule & Other Important Details Here

The Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan (KVS) has released the most-awaited admission schedule for new academic session - 2019-20 on its official website – www.kvsangathan.nic.in.

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WOW! IRCTC to Serve Muffins, Patties & Donuts for Breakfast in Train 18

The Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) has decided to outsource catering operations for the Vande Bharat Express, also known as Train 18 in an effort to improv…

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Valentine’s Day 2019: History & Importance of This Beautiful Day

Valentine’s Day is the best occasion of the year for lovers all around the globe. It is celebrated every year on 14th of February and is also known as St Valentine's Day in many co…

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CBSE Board Exams 2019: Important Instructions for Students & Parents

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) annual board exams will start tomorrow (15th February). The Class 10 and Class 12 board exams will be held for around one and half m…

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IB Recruitment 2019: Check Eligibility Criteria, Pay Scale, Other Details for ACIO, ASO & Other Posts

Intelligence Bureau (IB) has released an official notification inviting candidates/officials to fill up Assistant Security Officer (Gen), Assistant Central Intelligence Officer-l (…

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Reliance Jio, Airtel and Vodafone at present are the three leading telecom operators in India. The three companies offer consumers multiple data, good network, calling and messagin…

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