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Nashik Minister urges farmers to take up organic methods

Mr Mahajan also received the ‘Karyasham Aamdar’ (capable award) given by a local institution on Sunday.

26 Feb 2018 2:23 AM

Brothers look to harness artificial intelligence for greater good

The duo launched what is billed as the world’s first nonprofit institute dedicated to putting AI to improving lives of poor.

25 Feb 2018 8:40 PM

Modi hard sells pro-farmer initiatives announced in year budget

PM said that coating urea with neem has helped in enhancing efficiency of fertiliser and boosting productivity as also led to cost saving.

20 Feb 2018 8:39 PM

Myanmar farmers going against the grain with apps

Many farmers are turning to tech to address the knowledge gap in a country where two thirds of the workforce are employed in agriculture.

18 Feb 2018 11:33 AM

Massive Mayan society discovered under Guatemala jungle

The discoveries included industrial-sized agricultural fields and irrigation canals.

03 Feb 2018 3:51 PM


Lessons in conservation

Vijeesh Ethayi has been on a mission to expand the green cover on his land.

31 Jan 2018 12:11 AM

Economic Survey: Migrating men leading to ‘feminisation’ of agriculture

Women are increasingly donning multiple roles as cultivators, entrepreneurs and labourers, according to the Economic Survey.

30 Jan 2018 6:43 AM

Water charges to rise outside city

Beer, cold drinks may be dearer now.

20 Jan 2018 3:43 AM

Media, marketing professionals most vacation deprived, says report

However, professionals in the government and education sectors are found to be least vacation deprived, study finds.

26 Dec 2017 8:30 AM

Matchmakers in Kashmir Valley fade away with time

J&K’s economy is based on agriculture, horticulture, handicrafts and tourism.

09 Dec 2017 5:16 AM


Around half of all milk, fruits and vegetables produced in India are wasted

The cold chain market has grown steadily in the last few years and this trend is projected to continue until 2020.

24 Oct 2017 8:25 PM

Venkaiah Naidu pitches for more investment in agriculture

The vice-president said the media has not been paying as much attention to farmers and the condition of villages as for urban areas and its residents.

16 Oct 2017 12:34 AM

Food processing can reduce crop wastage: Harsimrat Kaur

Sector provides immense business opportunities to countries looking to invest in India.

07 Sep 2017 6:54 PM

Loan waivers no remedy, agriculture must be profitable for farmers: Swaminathan

Eminent scientist MS Swaminathan said the country should move from food security to 'nutritional security for all'.

05 Sep 2017 6:51 PM

Maha relaxes norms to attract investment

Intending to attract more investment in Maharashtra, the state government brought in some reforms in the industries sector for ease of doing business.

08 Aug 2017 1:48 AM


Govt must act as fall in prices hurts farmers

The Centre’s silence is alarming, specially since the government expects the farmer’s income to double by 2022.

15 Jul 2017 2:13 AM

Amit Shah hails Modi for uplifting the poor

Amit Shah said the mandate was people’s blessings to Mr Modi and the BJP. 

13 Jul 2017 6:52 AM

Food and farming: Two futures

The slogan was that there would never again be scarcity of food because we can now make “bread from air”.

12 Jul 2017 2:37 AM

No money to buy bulls: MP farmer who made his daughters plough field

Sardar Kahla claimed that his family does not have enough money to buy or take care of oxen for ploughing.

09 Jul 2017 12:37 PM

Gujarat: Farmers waste massive amounts of milk demanding loan waiver

Dairy farmers led by Kshatriya Thakor Sena poured down over hundred litres of milk on the SG Highway demanding loan waiver.

05 Jul 2017 3:11 PM