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Analyzing Narendra Modi's performance on the Indian economy

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has had mixed successes in delivering on his promises.

10 May 2019 12:04 PM

Govt lays out procedure for claiming benefits under TMA scheme for agri exports

Under TMA plan, government will reimburse a portion of freight charges and provide assistance for marketing agri produce.

01 Apr 2019 3:47 PM

Trade issues through US eyes

India favours taking a broader view of their trade ties beyond the trade balance.

06 Mar 2019 2:33 AM

Down to Earth

Founded on the pillars of design and ethics of sustainable living, permaculture is changing the way we live.

10 Feb 2019 6:54 AM

Israel finally approves export of medical cannabis

Licences to engage in medical cannabis will be subject to approval from Israel’s Health Ministry and the police.

27 Dec 2018 1:53 PM


Organic food can be worse for climate than conventionally cultivated food

If we use more land for the same amount of food, we contribute indirectly to bigger deforestation elsewhere in the world.

14 Dec 2018 4:49 PM

Robots in the field: Farms embracing autonomous technology

The Small Robot Company, is part of a wave of "agri-tech” startups.

01 Dec 2018 10:22 AM

Doubling farm incomes: Why change is still slow

Nor has the Narendra Modi government been deaf to the needs of the farming community.

16 Oct 2018 12:41 AM

Microsoft, Niti Aayog to bring in AI tools for agriculture and healthcare

Microsoft will also accelerate the use of AI for the development and adoption of local language computing.

12 Oct 2018 7:14 PM

MERC to verify power usage for agriculture

The MERC, the state electricity regulatory authority, wants to ensure accurate assessment of power consumption in Maharashtra.

18 Sep 2018 1:12 AM


Apr-June GDP grows to 8.2 pc, cements India's place as fastest growing economy

The growth cemented India's position as fastest growing major economy, clocking higher expansion rate than China's 6.7 in same quarter.

31 Aug 2018 6:21 PM

India-Israel collaborate to strengthen sectors of agriculture, health and environment

With a growth in diplomatic ties, India has emerged as one of the largest trading partners for Israel.

06 Aug 2018 10:23 AM

Farm friendly: Agriculture needs science, not politics

Sadly, political economy has pushed agriculture science to the background.

29 Jul 2018 2:31 AM

CM Kejriwal: Solar energy scheme to boost farmers’ income

Earning will increase 3-5 times from present Rs 30K per acre.

25 Jul 2018 3:51 AM

India needs a systematic overhaul in agriculture to ensure food security

The composition of the food basket is increasingly shifting away from cereals to high-value agricultural commodities like fish, eggs, milk and meat.

07 May 2018 12:26 AM


Set up Indian standards for good agricultural practices: IMMA

One of the proven methods to prevent pest and disease incidence is balanced nutrition.

20 Apr 2018 5:43 PM

Study finds India at risk of food shortage due to climate change

Climate change is expected to lead to more extremes of both rainfall and drought, with different effects in different parts of world.

03 Apr 2018 10:24 AM

How tech aids Agricultural Farming Decisions

The developing economies like India face new agricultural challenges.

17 Mar 2018 10:35 AM

Maharashtra to start open school education board soon

We are going to start an open board for those who missed the opportunity to complete their school education.

14 Mar 2018 1:53 AM

When the poor are made guinea pigs

Jatropha cultivation was the new bandwagon wherein the Cinderella plant was promised to deliver gold out of barren lands.

01 Mar 2018 12:49 AM