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Make in Odisha 2018: Rs 4.1 lakh crore investment goals achieved

The Make in Odisha conclave organized by Naveen Patnaik government in Odisha aims to establish the state as the preferred destination in India for the development of healthcare and…

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A complete overview of Artificial Intelligence in Agriculture Market

Increasing consumption and rising requirement of better yield of vegetation are estimated to be one of the essential elements calling for robots in agriculture. Increasing intake m…

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GOOD NEWS- UP Farmers to get 70% Subsidy on Solar Pumps

In a movement to promote farm activities using solar power mostly in the rural areas, the Central as well as State Government is providing subsidy on solar pumps to farmers. Now th…

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Goa Government gives 80% Subsidy to Poultry Farmers

There is good news for the poultry farmers in Goa. Now the Goa Government has notified a modified scheme with higher assistance for poultry farmers. This was done in a bid to…

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Farmers in Maharashtra begin two-day protest march

Thousands of farmers and tribals in Maharashtra began their two day protest march from Thane to Azad Maidan in Mumbai on 21 November. The farmers are protesting to fulfill their de…

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Govt. to take action against Paddy Procurement agencies for failure in MSP payment

The Odisha Government has warned procurement agencies of stern action if they fail to ensure payment of Minimum Support Price (MSP) of paddy to farmers within 72 hours of sale.

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India Gives 5% Subsidy For Non-Basmati Rice Exports

India, the world’s biggest rice exporter will give 5 percent subsidy for Non-Basmati Rice exports for four months. This move of the Government will help to boost flagging overseas…

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Weather-Based Crop Insurance in 2019

A global flood risk modeler has said that it is expanding its insurance pricing scheme to cover the impact of weather on crops in India. It will coincide with the start of Rabi sea…

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Cabinet likely to take up Agriculture Export Policy this Week

The Cabinet is likely to take up agriculture export policy this week. The proposed agriculture export policy aims at doubling outbound shipments of farm products and increasing the…

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Yogi Government Eases E-Procurement Norms for Small & Marginal Farmers

Yogi Government has given good news to the small farmers. The government in Uttar Pradesh has eased e-procurement norms of paddy from small and marginal farmers. Thereby, allowing…

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China to Increase Agricultural Exports to India

Chinese President, Xi Jinping told Indian Prime Minister, Narendra Modi in the G20 meeting on 30 November that China was looking to boost agricultural exports to India while increa…

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Myanmar’s delegate learns organic farming from Suminter India Organics

More attention is being given to adopt the methods of organic farming. Not only Indians but people from abroad are also interested in this method of farming. That's why MaungMaung…

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Meghalaya may soon have a Farmer’s Commission

Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad K. Sangma has said that the government is planning to set up a farmer’s commission to solve the problems of the community.

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Govt. Notifies Dual-Fuel Usage for Agriculture & Construction Vehicles

The Government has notified dual-fuel usage for agriculture and construction equipment vehicles in a bid to promote the use of alternative fuels like CNG in tractors, tillers and h…

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Ready to meet full fertiliser demand in Rabi season: Minister Gowda

“There is sufficient field stock of fertilizers available in all the States, which is adequate to address any emergent issue,” said the Minister for Chemicals and Fertilisers, D V…

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Rotational Irrigation Programme in Rabi Season till December 10

The Water Resources Department, Punjab has announced the Rotational Programme of Canals for Irrigation in the Rabi Season till December 10, 2018.

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Seed Bank & Museum for Farmers - UAHS, Shivamogga

The University of Agricultural and Horticultural Sciences (UAHS), Shivamogga, has achieved significant strides in their conservation by establishing a seed bank and museum for farm…

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Suresh Prabhu To Launch Multi-Species Aquaculture Complex Today

Marine Products Export Development Authority (MPEDA) will set up a Multi-Species Aquaculture Complex facility today at Vallarpadam Island near Kochi.

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Niti Aayog Launches ‘Artificial Intelligence For All Global Hackathon’

Niti Aayog has partnered with Perlin, a Singapore-based Artificial Intelligence (AI) firm, to launch a global hackathon for developing solutions aimed at creating social and econom…

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FAO Approves India’s Idea, Declared 2023 As International Year of Millets

Union Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh said, “The Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) has approved India's proposal to observe an International Year of Millets in 2023.”

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Dharmendra Pradhan: Ethanol Blending To Reach 8% In 2018-19

While inaugurating the 84th Annual General Meeting of Indian Sugar Mills Association (ISMA), Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas, Dharmendra Pradhan said on Friday, “Indian sugar…

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First International Conference on Sustainable Water Management starts in Punjab Today

Bhakra Beas Management Board (BBMB) is organizing, ‘The First International Conference on Sustainable Water Management’ from 10 to 11 December 2018, under the aegis of National Hyd…

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How Agri Universities & Research Institutes Are Helping In Farm Cultivation?

A first year M.Sc student, in the school of agriculture at Lovely Professional University (LPU), Punjab, Shanky Sungroya is running an enterprise with a monthly sales of Rs 80,000.…

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Bhungroo, Stores 70% of Rainwater & Prevents Crop Loss

Firmenich, a Geneva-based perfumery, along with its joint venture partner Jasmine Concrete provides funds for setting up a water-harvesting system called Bhungroo near Coimbatore.

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How Government Teams Are Assessing Drought In The States?

A Senior Agriculture Ministry Official said, “Central government teams have been deputed to assess the drought situation in six states including, Andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra, Rajas…

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300 kg Spurious Ghee with Fake Holograms & Agmark Certification Seized in Punjab

The CIA and Food Safety Department Team seized 300 kilograms of spurious ghee in Zirakpur, Punjab. The packings of ghee had fake holograms and Agmark certification. The food safet…

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Elements of Agriculture Export Policy with Vision of New India of USD 5 Trillion Economy

The Ministry of Commerce & Industry is creating an action-oriented plan which will highlight specific sector level interventions to bolster India’s march towards becoming a USD 5 t…

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Weather Warning: Heavy Rainfall in Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu to Intensify From 12-15 December’18

A well marked low pressure area lay over central parts of south Bay of Bengal and adjoining equatorial Indian Oceans. It is likely to concentrate into a depression during next 24 h…

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Rs.17.40cr for 58 e-NAM Mandis & Other Steps by Maharashtra to Expand Agricultural Marketing

The Union Government has taken important steps in Agricultural Marketing. Although, agricultural marketing is a state subject, the Union Government also came forward in this regard…

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Penalty of 12% & Improved Operational Guidelines of PMFBY

Government has taken steps to resolve the issue of delay in payment of claims in Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana (PMFBY).

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PM Modi Launches 4th Partners’ Forum Today for Health & Well-Being of Women, Children

Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi inaugurated the fourth Partners’ Forum today at New Delhi. The Government of India, in association with the Partnership for Maternal, Newborn and…

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Last BJP Budget to Focus on Uplifting Rural & Farm Sectors

The upcoming interim budget, to be presented on 1 February is likely to focus heavily on rural and farm sector spending. It will be the last budget of the current government. …

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Cyclone Warning: Severe Cyclone to Hit Tamil Nadu & Andhra Pradesh In Next 3 Days

Latest satellite imageries and surface observations indicate that a depression has formed over southeast Bay of Bengal and lay centered at 0530 hrs IST of today, the 13th December,…

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EXCLUSIVE PICS & VIDEOS: Kapil Sharma-Ginni Chatrath Fun Wedding

The wait for Comedy-King Kapil Sharma’s wedding has finally come to an end as the couple finally tied the knot on Wednesday. Kapil tied knot with his longtime girlfriend Ginni Chat…

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Assam Gets $60 Million Loan To Reduce Floods & Riverbank Erosion

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Government of India signed a $60 Million Loan Agreement today in New Delhi to continue financing riverbank protection works, renovation of…

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Current Cyclone Scenario & Precautions for Severe Cyclonic Storm in Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu

The deep depression over southeast Bay of Bengal moved north-northwestwards with a speed of 13 kmph during past 06 hours and lay centered at 0530 hrs IST today on 14th December 201…

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Important Works of Food & Public Distribution Department In 2018

Such an arrangement is done for the first time under NFSA. Under TPDS, State Governments were required to either meet this expenditure on their own or pass it on to beneficiaries (…

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Uber CEO & Alphabet Invest In Robotic Farming Company

A two-year-old startup, Bowery Farming Inc. that uses robotics to cultivate crops indoors, is on track for more growth. Bowery’s co-founder and CEO, Irving Fain said, “New York-bas…

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Samunnati Financial: Specialized Farming Loan Company to Raise $35 Million

Samunnati Financial Intermediation and Services Pvt. Ltd, a non-banking financial company (NBFC) specializing in loans to farmers and entities engaged in agriculture, plans to rais…

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Eco-Friendly Cellulose Nanofibers can help in controlled release of pesticides

Scientists at Pune-based National Chemical Laboratory (NCL) of Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) have developed an environment-friendly controlled release formul…

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New Nitrogen Fertilizer to Maximize Above Ground Nitrogen Applications

Farmers can now maximize the above ground nitrogen applications of urea and UAN products. It is possible by the new nitrogen stabilizer called PinnitMax which is launched by Cortev…

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SHP Expands New Program to Benefit Farmers

The Soil Health Partnership (SHP) is expanding a pilot project to give more farmers access to the soil health network. The announcement by the Soil Health Partnership comes a day b…

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Crop Drying Technology, Solar Bubble Dryer, in India

An innovative Crop Drying Technology, Solar Bubble Dryer (SBD) is jointly developed by International Rice Research Institute (IRRI), Philippines, Grainpro which is a leading post-h…

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Sugarcane production in UP, Maharashtra starts gaining momentum

India’s one-fourth of the sugar mills from Uttar Pradesh and 45 percent from Maharashtra have started crushing sugarcane. The state’s sugar output is sharply lower due to delayed s…

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India to Import 7 Best Apple Varieties from US Organic Fruit Company

IG International, a fruit importing firm has decided to import 7 varieties of apples from Stemlit Growers, the Washington-based leading organic fruit growing, packing and shipping…

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India to Get New Potato Varieties as ITC & Scottish Inst. Ties-Up

Technico Agri Sciences, an agri-biotech company owned by diversified Indian conglomerate- ITC, has tied up with Scotland based James Hutton Institute to bring in 16 varieties and 6…

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Paddy Procurement Scheme Target Raised to 52 lakh Tonnes

West Bengal Government’s Paddy Procurement Scheme has got an excellent response. The paddy procurement scheme has led to an eight-time increase in procurement compared to last year…

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Cold Storage of Potatoes in Bengal to Balance Demand & Supply

Mamata Banerjee Government has taken the initiative to store potatoes in cold storages nearly free of charge in the month of December, which is likely to maintain retail prices at…

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Happy Seeder Tractors & Two Seeders to Stop Crop Burning

The North Indian farmers are burning leftover rice stubble, in a rush to plant the next wheat crop. This crop burning is sending plumes of smoke into the sky that foul the air in D…

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Important Breeds of Indian Buffaloes and their Characteristics

Buffaloes also called as Bubalus bublis belong to the family bovidae, sub-family bovinae, genus bubalis and species arni or the wild Indian buffalo. They are classified into river…

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Top Most Profitable Agriculture Business Ideas

If you think that farmers have endless suffering in their lives due to drought, loans and ultimate rains then we have found a way out. Now even small scale farmers can generate mor…

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How to Maximize Profit from Small Farms?

If you are a small-scale farmer (1-2 hectares of land holding) then your worries end here. This article will give small farmers many ideas to maximize profit from their small land.…

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How to prepare Organic Manure at Home

Organic manures are natural products used by farmers to provide food for the crop plants. Organic manures are beneficial in the cultivation of crops. They increase the organic mat…

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How to start your own Poultry Farm?

Want to set up your own Poultry Farm? Here are some guiding tips for starting up your Poultry Farm Business. These beneficial and easy guidelines will help you a lot for a profitab…

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How farmers can earn more Profit in winters?

The work of farmers does not stop in winters; in fact they work hard throughout the year. In winters due to cold temperature and rains it can be a real struggle for farmers to cope…

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Important Government Schemes & Programmes in Agriculture

Government of India is giving more priority for welfare of the farmers. In this regard it is implementing several farmers welfare schemes to revitalize agriculture sector and to im…

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What are the Steps Taken by Government in Providing Good Quality Fertilizers?

The Government of India has declared fertilizer as an essential commodity under the Essential Commodities Act, 1955 (ECA) and has notified Fertilizer Control Order, 1985 (FCO) unde…

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Challenges, Methods & Tips to Stop Crop Loss by FAO

According to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), one-third of all food produced in the world is lost or wasted before people consume it. This equals…

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Everything you need to know about Açai, “The Wonder Berry”

The Açai fruit or the Amazonian palm berry is one of the most nutritious berries that can be added in one’s diet. This inch long reddish-purple fruit is native to Central and South…

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Lemongrass Cultivation & Health Benefits

Lemongrass is a topical plant with thin and long leaves growing upto 3-8 feet tall with a tangy lemony scent and flavor. This plant is native to South and South East Asia and is wi…

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Top Foods that make you Slim

Fruits and vegetables are an important part of a healthy and balanced diet. They also help us to lose weight. In fact recent researches have proved that consuming fruits and vegeta…

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Ten Toxic Houseplants to Avoid

Growing plants in home is mostly safe. Houseplants provide visual interest to the home, purify air and are edible or medicinal. But if there are children or pets at home who are mo…

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Now Exotic Purple Tea is in Town

Have you heard of a special variety of tea which is purple in colour? Yes, this special tea is made from purple tea leaves which entered the Indian market.

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How to Control High Blood Pressure in winter?

High Blood Pressure (BP) or Hypertension is one of the common problems faced by millions across the world. The problem of High BP is even common in younger population now. If your…

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Why should we eat Jaggery (Gur) in winter?

Why our elders end meal with a jaggery or Gur? Is it because the flavour of gur that is so heavenly or is it the benefits that make it the most favourite sweet after dinner?

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Must Follow Rules and Healthy Breakfast Ideas for Diabetics

Have Diabetes and confused about the Do’s and Dont’s. What is the healthy breakfast for you? Things you should follow and avoid. Then this is the correct article to go for… Eating…

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10 Proven Health Benefits of Dark Chocolate

Do you love Dark Chocolate with cacao content over 60 percent? Then here is good news for you. We will tell you some amazing facts and benefits of this bitter-sweet Super Food. We…

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Are you a victim of Hyperhidrosis (Excessive Sweating) In Winter?

Do you sweat abnormally that it soaks through your clothes? Do you experience night sweats for no reason? Does your sweating disrupt your daily routine? If so, then beware you are…

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Where Can We Find Different Types Of Honey?

Want to sweeten your foods and beverages naturally? We will tell you about the most popular sweetener that sweetens the food in a naturally delicious way. Yes, we are talking about…

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Causes, Precautions, Solutions and Home Remedies for Dry Skin

Do you have itchy and flaky skin? Does your skin lack moisture? Now you don’t have to worry about it. As we will provide you with the best skin care solutions for dry skin includin…

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Tips For Healthy Hair & Home Made Conditioners To Retain Hair Shine

Confused of Do’s and Dont’s when it comes to your hair? Don’t know the correct method to maintain healthy hair? Then here are the guiding tips for you to maintain healthy hair and…

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Winter Vegetables Grown In Home & Their Health Benefits

Confused about what vegetables to eat this winter? Then here is the list of the best healthy vegetables to eat this winter. Food Production in India can happen throughout the year,…

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Stay Young & Slim With These Vitamin E Rich Foods

Want to Slow Aging and reduce weight naturally? Then start eating foods rich in Vitamin E. These foods are not only rich source of antioxidants but also prevent free radical damage…

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How to Maintain a Normal Blood Pressure?

Having problems in maintaining Normal Blood Pressure? Are you a victim of sudden high or low blood pressure? Then your problem ends here. Through this article we will give you som…

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How to Control High Blood Pressure during Pregnancy?

Do you know that approximately 10-15% of women have high Blood Pressure during pregnancy?  In how many forms does high blood pressure occur during pregnancy? High BP can sometimes…

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What are the Signs of High BP in Pregnancy & What Precautions Should Be Taken?

When a woman is pregnant and progresses in her pregnancy her blood volume increases as much as 45 percent. It is an extra amount of blood that the heart must pump throughout the bo…

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Brown Rice to Boost Energy and Make You Slim

Brown rice is a whole grain that contains three parts of the grain kernel: the outer, fiber-filled layer called the bran, the nutrient-rich core called the germ, and the starchy mi…

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Easy To Maintain Houseplants to Brighten Your Dull-Boring Room

Want to know about the exceptional houseplants? These unique houseplants have the ability to change the appearance of your dull and boring room. Here we will tell you about the mo…

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Christmas Houseplants to Decorate Your Home

Want to impress your friends this Christmas and New Year? We will tell you about Top Christmas Houseplants that will make your house more beautiful and tips to take proper care for…

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Foods to Eat and Avoid on a Keto-Diet

Confused about which foods to eat on a keto diet? We will tell you the most important tips for ketogenic diet success to clear your common misconceptions and give you strategies to…

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How to Lose Weight on a Keto Diet?

The Keto Diet focuses on eating mostly fat, limited amounts of protein, and almost no carbs at all. But what are the right tips to follow on a keto diet? The tricks one must know o…

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Beneficial Government Schemes to Double Farmers’ Income

Union Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Minister, Radha Mohan Singh said under Rashtriya Gokul Mission (RGM), 10 semen centres have been identified for the production of Sex Sorted S…

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UN Report: Fragile Climate Puts Food Security at Risk

A report by UN Food and Agricultural Organization said that feeding a hungry planet is increasingly difficult as climate change and depletion of land and other resources undermines…

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