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  • Rs 350 cr scheme to address climate change, reduce agri losses

    Seeking to address the issue of climate change in the farm sector, government on Wednesday approved a Rs 350 crore scheme to study its impact on agriculture with a view to bring down production losses. The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs approved the scheme, to be implemented in the remaining part of the current Plan […]

    Frost & Sullivan Depicts a Bullish Scenario for the Environment Markets at its 2nd Annual Environment Industry Awards Night

    Maharashtra: presented its 2nd Annual Environment Excellence Awards on Tuesday 14th December 2010 at the Hyatt Regency, Mumbai. Frost & Sullivan presented 18 awards to 18 exemplary companies displaying outstanding accomplishments in their respective businesses and achieving a competitive and leading position in their markets. The evening witnessed conglomerates getting a glimpse of growth opportunities […]

    Morarka Foundation will Develop Organic Agriculture in Saudi Arabia

    New Delhi — In the continued pursuit towards providing the most revolutionary service, India’s biggest name Organic agriculture Morarka Foundation has signed up a deal with GTZ Saudi Arabia (The Deutsche Gesellschaft für Technische Zusammenarbeit ) to develop organic Agriculture in Saudi Arab. GTZ, is represented by Dr. Marco Hartmann, Team Leader, Executive Project Manager, […]

    South Asian rock bands at Delhi’s Purana Qila

    The annual rock bands festival is in New Delhi again with bands from nine countries from the Indian subcontinent set to perform against the backdrop of the Purana Qila beginning 12th December. The fourth edition of South Asian Bands Festival (SABF), presented in collaboration with the Indian Council of Cultural Relations and the Ministry of […]

    Govt will encourage land buy abroad for pulses’ production

    In order to meet the domestic demand, the government will act as a facilitator for private industry to buy land abroad to grow pulses, Food and Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar said. At present, the country has about 23 million hectares of land under pulses cultivation that produces about 14-15 million tonnes of pulses annually. The […]

    Maha govt announces Rs 1000 cr compensation to farmers

    Maharashtra government on Saturday announced a compensation of Rs 1000 crore to farmers who lost their crops due to untimely rains in the state. Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan also informed the state Assembly that the government will not cut power connections of affected defaulter farmers for the next four months. The land where over 50 […]

    Sponsoring Japan’s Largest Environmental Exhibition, Eco-Products 2010

    Japan:  Nikkei Inc., Japan’s leading media source for domestic economic information, and the Japan Environmental Management Association for Industry, which supports business efforts for the environment, are sponsoring Japan’s largest environmental exhibition, Eco-Products 2010, for three days from Thursday, December 9th through Saturday, December 11th, at Tokyo Big Sight in Tokyo’s Ariake. The Eco-Products Exhibition […]

    Orissa farmer suicides not due to agricultural activities: Govt

    Jammu and Kashmir police have recommended for President’s gallantary awards, out-of-turn promotions and Rs five lakh reward for the five policemen who thwarted an attempt by militants of Pakistan-based Lashker-e-Taiba to enter Srinagar city. The state government on Tuesday claimed that none of the 2632 farmers suicides during the last ten years in Orissa was […]

    India provides assistance to boost agriculture in SLanka

    India has provided seeds and 500 tractors to Sri Lanka to boost agriculture in the neighbouring country, Parliament was informed on Tuesday. Seeds and tractors were supplied for the use of farmers in Northern Sri Lanka especially during the “Maha” sowing season, Minister of State for Agriculture K V Thomas said in a written reply […]

    MEDIA ADVISORY: Businesses Join Together to Drive Global Climate Protection at COP16

    Mexico :On the opening day of COP16, UN officials and multinational CEOs will discuss the business case for building a global low-carbon economy at an event hosted by business organizations including the Climate Group, Green Solutions, UN Global Compact, World Business Council on Sustainable Development, and World Climate Summit, and supported by the World Economic […]