24 Sep 2014
New Delhi: Efforts are on to promote ethanol to cut the huge Rs 6 lakh crore bill on import of crude and farmers have already supplied 1 crore litre of ethanol to Indian Oil and Bharat Petroleum, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari on Wednesday said.
24 Sep 2014
New Delhi: Pitching for higher economic growth of the nation, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said that the Indian economy can grow faster if the purchasing power of farmers increases.
23 Sep 2014
New York: A day after over 100,000 people marched to warn that climate change is destroying the Earth, more than 1,000 activists blocked parts of Broadway in Manhattan's financial district in a sit-in to protest what they see as corporate and economic institutions' role in the climate crisis.
22 Sep 2014
Chandigarh: Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda on Sunday wrote a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi drawing his attention to ‘heavy losses’ being suffered by farmers in the state due to the ‘sudden drop’ in the purchase price of rice.
24 Sep 2014
Tumkur (Karnataka): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said he has asked soft drink makers like Pepsi to try and mix aerated drinks with 5 percent fruit juice to help distressed farmers find a new market for their produce.
19 Sep 2014
Hyderabad: A new study has shown that the present-day Europeans trace their ancestry to three and not two ancestral groups.
09 Sep 2014
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday held a much awaiting meeting with Director General of Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), Jose Graziano da Silva, whom he described as one of the champions of the ‘No Hunger Project’ in Brazil.
08 Sep 2014
Hyderabad: A television anchor, well-known for his crime shows on Telugu television channels, was on Sunday arrested for blackmailing the management of a dental college.
06 Sep 2014
Ghaziabad: Workers of Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD) staged a protest in Ghaziabad over alleged non-payment of dues to sugarcane farmers in Uttar Pradesh and ‘erratic’ power and water supply to cane and wheat crop fields.
03 Sep 2014
New Delhi: The Agriculture Ministry will issue 14 crore soil health cards to farmers in three years that will provide crop-wise recommendations of nutrients to help improve farm productivity.