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  • Kaziranga National Park re-opens for visitors

    The world heritage site Kaziranga National Park in Assam re-opened for visitors today after the annual monsoon closure. Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal ceremoniously declared Bagori and Kohora Range of the park open for tourists. Speaking on the occasion, he said the State government has taken numerous steps for beautification, conservation and development of the park. […]

    WTO to host first World Cotton Day celebrations in Geneva

    World Trade Organisation, WTO will host the first World Cotton Day (WCD) celebrations in Geneva today. This event stems from the application by the Cotton-4 countries (Benin, Burkina Faso, Chad and Mali) to the United Nations General Assembly for its official recognition of a World Cotton Day, reflecting the importance of cotton as a global […]

    “Water conservation should be priority”: Parameswaran Iyer

    Mumbai : Parameswaran Iyer, Secretary Department of Drinking Water and Sanitation, Ministry of Jal Shakti, talked about how Indian villages lack clean water and what could be done to provide clean drinking water to the villagers at the India Today Conclave Mumbai 2019. He also pointed that technology could be used to create awareness on […]

    Global Tiger Day being observed today; PM to release report on conservation of national animal

    Global Tiger Day is being celebrated across the world today. This day is observed every year to create awareness about tiger conservation and protection of natural habitat of tigers. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will release the results of the fourth cycle of the All India Tiger Estimation in New Delhi. The Tiger Estimation exercise is […]

    HRDS INDIA launched Karshaka project at Attappady

    ‘A REVOLUTIONARY STEP TO UPLIFT THE TRIBAL COMMUNITIES IN INDIA’ Attappady: Manifestly, tribal in our country are wrapped with unbounded difficulties. One such specimen of a miserable and dreary lifestyle of tribes can be found in a small region of Attappady, Kerala. These tribes belong to a dejected sect where plight of women and children […]

    Cattle Facial Recognition – a breakthrough technology by MoooFarm solving India’s key challenge of cattle identification

    By Sachin Murdeshwar Mumbai: World Bank’s Global Index Insurance Facility (GIIF) hosted the Agriculture Insuretech Innovation Challenge in association with Sankalp Forum, an initiative of Intellecap Advisory Services. The Grand challenge was held on 8th-9th of July in Mumbai and saw world’s most promising agriculture insure tech entrepreneurs showcasing their business to investors, corporates, DFIs […]

    Promoting healthy poultry farming in India can have lasting impact on human

    Hyderabad: Rising demand for meat and eggs and a resultant turn towards intensive poultry production has in recent decades given rise to a number of health and environmental concerns that pose a challenge to the poultry industry.Bacterial disease causes huge economic losses while resulting in environmental waste and threat to human health. The solution lies in innovation to […]

    Fertiliser subsidy sees a hike of around Rs 10,000 crore in Union Budget

    Fertilizer Subsidy allocation has seen a hike of around 10,000 crore rupees in the Union Budget. An official statement said, the allocation has been increased from 70,090 crore rupees in 2018-19 to 79,996 crore rupees in 2019-20. Out of this, 53,629 crore rupees is towards Urea subsidy and 26,367 crore rupees for Nutrient-based subsidies. Chemicals […]

    Allocation for agriculture, farmers’ welfare increased by over 78%; Over Rs 3,18,000 cr set aside for defence sec

    The Union Budget presented by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman focused on government’s 10-point vision for the next decade to take India to newer heights.  Ms Sitharaman told the Lok Sabha that the government will invest widely in agricultural infrastructure and support private entrepreneurship in driving value addition to farmers produce and those from allied activities […]

    Govt hikes Minimum Support Price of Kharif crops for 2019-20 season

    In a major boost to the farmers’ income, the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs has approved the increase in the Minimum Support Prices, MSP for all Kharif crops for 2019-20 Season. Briefing reporters in New Delhi after the cabinet meeting, Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar said, the move will lead to increased investment and production […]