1. Agriculture

Agriculture

Cabinet clears Rs 24,400 crore fertiliser subsidy to farmers for kharif season

New Delhi: The Union Cabinet on Thursday approved a Rs 24,420 crore proposal for fixing the Nutrient-Based Subsidy (NBS) rates on phosphatic and potassic (P&K) fertilisers and inclusion of 3 new fertiliser grades under NBS…

Central govt subsidy on loans to farmers jumps over 5-fold to Rs 1.3 lakh crore in 2014-2023

New Delhi: There has been a more than 5-fold jump in the amount spent by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government on extending loans at subsidised rates of interest to benefit farmers during the last…

February on course to break many global heat records

London: February is on course to break a record number of heat records, meteorologists say, as human-made global heating and the natural El Nino climate pattern drive up temperatures on land and oceans around the…

Govt doubles FCI’s authorised capital to Rs 21,000 cr in big boost to farm sector

New Delhi: The Government has announced an increase in the authorized capital of the Food Corporation of India (FCI) from Rs 10,000 crore to Rs 21,000 crore in a major step to bolster the agricultural…

Two UN agencies launch’Atoms4Food’ initiative to fight global hunger

New Delhi: The growing demand on natural resources owning to the increasing world population has worsened the food security situation and according to a FOA report, the number of people facing food insecurity has more…

Over 400 arrested in France as violent protests continue

Paris: More than 400 people have been arrested in France amid violent protests that continued across the country over the fatal shooting of a 17-year-old driver by the police at a traffic stop, authorities said…

UP farmers no longer need permission to extract clay

Lucknow: Farmers in Uttar Pradesh will no longer need permission to extract clay from pit for private use. The decision has been taken in view of complaints of farmers regarding extortion and harassment in this…

Organic Kitchen Gardens address serious problem of anemia and mal-nutrition

New Delhi: The National Family Health Survey-5 data shows that 67.1 per cent of children in six to 59 months age group and 57 per cent of women between 15 to 49 years suffer from…

K’taka farmer gets Rs 8.36 for selling 205 kg onions, receipt goes viral

Gadag, (Karnataka): The receipt of a farmer from Karnataka’s Gadag district showing that he received only Rs 8.36 after selling 205 kg of onions, has gone viral on social media, prompting netizens to question the state’s…

Rabi area coverage rises by 24.13L ha over last year

New Delhi: Rabi area coverage this year has increased by 24.13 lakh hectares over last year. Taking stock of the Rabi crops position with senior officials, Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar expressed satisfaction that so far,…

WP2Social Auto Publish Powered By : XYZScripts.com