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June 22, 2021

  • Heavy rainfall likely over Kerala, Tamila Nadu, Bihar, Sikkim and many other states

    As per the Indian Meteorological Department, further advancement of southwest monsoon into the remaining parts of west Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan, Chandigarh, Haryana, Delhi, and Punjab is likely to slow as large-scale features are not favorable. Cyclonic circulation is present over Bihar. The northwesterly winds are expected to produce humidity over Northeast India, East India, and the adjoining areas. Therefore, heavy rai fall is expected in Kerala, Tamila Nadu, Bihar, Sikkim, Chattisgarh and Odisha.

  • Farmers of J&K receives water supply

    The farmers of the hilly areas from Jammu & Kashmir Rajouri district, who were struggling from the water supply, have finally got the help after three months. It must be noted that the farmers have been demanding to supply water for irrigation of their lands from the district administration since last 3 months.

  • Report: India’s ethanol program could drive bull market

    According to Food trader and supply chain services Czarnikow Group, Indian Government’s plan to increase the ethanol blend in gasoline is the way to cut pollution & reduce its oil import bill that could be the largest change in Global sugar market since the Europe’s sugar reform possibly drive the bull market.

  • General Secretary of Congress demand procurement centers of wheat should function till July 15th

    The general secretary of Congress Priyanka Gandhi Vadra wrote a letter to Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and demanded that the procurement centers of Uttar Pradesh should continue function till 15th July 2021, to guarantee the purchase of wheat from farmers in the state.

  • Maharashtra resumes vaccination for age group between 18 to 30

    The State of Maharashtra has begun the vaccination for the age group of 18 to 30 from today itself. Before Tuesday it was started for the people between 30 to 45 till June 19, it is said that they could not extended to the people above 18 years earlier due to the shortage of doses.

  • CM of Tamil Nadu to pass resolution against Farm Laws

    The Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, M K Stalin announced that his government will be passing a resolution against the Centre’s farm laws & Citizenship Amendment Act during budget session in the State Assembly.

  • Amarnath Yatra got cancel amid Covid pandemic

    The Administration of Jammu & Kashmir has decided to cancel the annual Amarnath Yatra for the second time, as last year also it was cancelled, because of the Covid pandemic.

     

On the news

June 23, 2021

  • U.S. to Join Global School Meals Coalition

    Led by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, the United States is joining a global coalition focused on improving the nutrition, health, and education of vulnerable children and adolescents worldwide, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced today.

  • Himachal Pradesh to Begin Commercial Cultivation of Saffron

    The costliest spice in the world, saffron, is all set to find a new place for cultivation in India. For the very first time Himachal Pradesh is introducing saffron (kesar) cultivation at the commercial level, with the goal to not only surpasses the production of the spice in neighboring Jammu & Kashmir Union Territory, but also to make India self-reliant in saffron production.

  • India and Fiji Sign Pact for Cooperation in Agriculture

    Mr. Narendra Singh Tomar, India’s Minister of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Dr. Mahendra Reddy, Fiji’s Minister for Agriculture, Waterways & Environment in a virtual meeting on June 22.

  • Latest Agriculture News: From Yellow Watermelon to Cassava Biofuel

    Agriculture news of today is dotted with new inventions and discoveries.

  • Facts About Yellow Watermelon That Will Astonish You

    All you should know about yellow watermelon.

  • Top 20 Profitable Food Business Ideas

    Are you looking to invest in a profitable business? Then must go through this list of small food business ideas that you can start in 2021-22…

  • ICAR Institutes celebrate International Day of Yoga 2021 with Full Zeal and Fervor

    21st June is celebrated as the “International Day of Yoga” across the globe. The main objective to celebrate the day is to apprise the people about the health benefits of practising Yoga. The day marks the demonstrations of the various forms of Yoga. The theme of this year was “Yoga for Well-being”.

  • Are you a Non-Vegetarian? Try This Lip-Smacking Malabar Fish Biryani

    Have you ever heard of Fish Biryani? Not all of us are familiar with this popular dish of Kerala, which is called as the Malabar Fish Biryani. In India, there are many different ways of making Biryani including Hyderabad Dum Biryani, Thapakittu Biryani, Dindigul Style Biryani, Madras Biryani, Thalassery Chicken Biryani/Malabar Biryani, Lucknow Biryani, Bombay Biryani etc.,

  • Farmers in Punjab fail to receive MSP for Maize

    The maize crop isn't particularly popular among farmers. Farmers in Doaba, a more suited locale for the crop, are resisting the Agriculture Department's efforts to persuade them to cultivate maize as an alternate kharif crop. Farmers believe the low market price, lack of government procurement, and difficulties drying collected produce have made sowing maize less profitable this season.

  • Are Tuber Crops the Next Generation Bio-fuels?

    Tapioca holds great promise as a bio fuel.

That's it for for today