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  • Hyderabad man rescues more than 70000 injured animals

    Born and brought-up in a village, Pradeep Nair’s connection with the natural environment is strong. After completing his B. Tech, Pradeep moved to Hyderabad to work as a software engineer. The plight of animals in cities deeply disturbed him. He saw animals in painful situations like getting stuck in pits or wells, and birds injured […]

    Reducing Role of Monsoon in Farming is Important for Agrochemicals Growth

    Mr. Pradip Dave, President, PMFAI At present, agri inputs like agrochemicals are one of the sectors that may have narrowly escaped the debilitating onslaught of the pandemic. According to the Department of Chemicals & Fertilizers, fertilizer sales in April this year was 2.06 million tonnes, as against 1.42 million tonnes in the last April while […]

    In absence of immediately available clean air options, urban India will continue to breathe toxic air for years

    New Delhi: As poor air quality coupled with hazardous smog continues to perpetually choke the capital and other Indian cities, lack of urgency to respond is both frustrating and appalling. With an overwhelming policy thrust on EVs and a complete dearth of focus on immediate clean air solutions, millions of Indians are likely to continue breathing […]

    The True Opportunity of Restoring India’s Land for Climate and Communities

    New Delhi: Nearly 700 million people in India depend on forests and agriculture for sustenance. The livelihoods of these people are at risk: Climate change could reduce agricultural income by up to 25% annually, leaving more than 50% of the workforce vulnerable. But that damage isn’t irreversible. About 140 million hectares — nearly half of […]

    Pacific Malls organized wildlife awareness campaign ’For Nature for US’ in association with WWF India

    New Delhi: Pacific D21 and Tagore Garden malls hosted a wildlife awareness campaign- ‘For Nature for US’ in association with World Wild Fund for Nature (WWF)- India. The campaign was a full day awareness activity in both the malls from 27th November 2020 to 07th December, 2020. The aim of this activity was to connect […]

    Govt continues to procure Kharif 2020-21 crops at its MSP from farmers

    Government continues to procure Kharif 2020-21 crops at its MSP from farmers as per its existing MSP Schemes in the ongoing Kharif Marketing Season. Paddy procurement is continuing smoothly in Punjab, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, Telangana, Uttarakhand, Tamil Nadu, Chandigarh, Jammu and Kashmir, Kerala, Gujarat and Andhra Pradesh with purchase of over 248.99 LMTs of paddy […]

    Paddy procurement at MSP by govt registers increase of nearly 19.42 % this year

    Paddy procurement at MSP by Government has registered an increase of nearly 19.42 per cent this year. Government has said that compared to previous year’s corresponding purchase so far, paddy procurement under Kharif 2020-21 marketing season has witnessed a huge upsurge. Over 20 lakh 50 thousand farmers have already benefitted. Government has paid an amount […]

    Prakash Javadekar congratulates Panna Tiger Reserve for remarkable work on tiger conservation

    Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar has said that the Panna Tiger Reserve in Madhya Pradesh has now been declared a UNESCO biosphere reserve. In a tweet, Mr Javadekar congratulated Panna Tiger Reserve for their amazing work on tiger conservation. There are currently 714 biosphere reserves in 129 countries, including 21 trans boundary sites, that belong to the World […]

    Paddy procurement crosses two crore metric tonne in ongoing Kharif season

    Paddy procurement for Kharif 2020-21 has now crossed two Crore Metric Tonnes mark with bumper procurement of 204.59 Lakh Metric Tonne Paddy in the procuring States and UTs of Punjab, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Tamil Nadu, Chandigarh, Jammu and Kashmir, Kerala and Gujarat till Saturday against the last year corresponding purchase of 168.87 LMT. This […]

    Operation Food Search Recognized As One of the Nation’s Top Independent Food Banks

    St. Louis, Mo.,: Operation Food Search (OFS), a non-profit hunger relief organization, was named one of the top five independent food banks in the nation based on revenue by Food Bank News.  OFS ranked fifth in the publication’s Top 100 independent food banks with a revenue of $39 million in FY 2019. Food Bank News, […]