RURAL AWAAZ

Vice President calls for enhancing quality, capacity of agricultural research in country

BY ANDALIB AKHTER Stressing the need of increasing the expenditure on research and development, Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu today called for enhancing the quality and capacity of agricultural research so that country could achieve substantial gains in productivity and increase farmers’ income. Speaking at the Graduation Ceremony of the Agri-Business Management Programme of ICAR … Continue reading Vice President calls for enhancing quality, capacity of agricultural research in country

Govt committed to increase maize production in India: Tomar

–India Maize Summit 2022– ANDALIB AKHTER / NEW DELHI Union Minister of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare Narendra Singh Tomar has said that the popularity of maize is not only growing globally but also in India with its diversified use in many sectors including poultry and ethanol production. Minister said that the government, under crop diversification … Continue reading Govt committed to increase maize production in India: Tomar

Tomar visits Volcani Center in Israel to study various areas of agricultural research

AMN / WEB DESK An Indian delegation led by Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar, yesterday visited Agricultural Research Organization, Volcani Institute of Israeli Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development. The domain experts made a presentation before the Indian delegation on various areas of advanced agricultural research, precision agriculture, remote sensing, and post-harvest technology. The demonstration … Continue reading Tomar visits Volcani Center in Israel to study various areas of agricultural research

Farmers should be ready to use New Seeds and Technologies: Tomar

ANDALIB AKHTER / NEW DELHI Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar Tuesday urged farmers to be ready for experiment and change with the times. He said that farmer should be prepared to use new variety of seeds, test the quality of their soil, join Farmer Producer Organisations (FPOs) and utilize technology including drones. “Farmers should … Continue reading Farmers should be ready to use New Seeds and Technologies: Tomar

Agriculture Ministry organises ‘Kisan Bhagidari, Prathmikta Hamari’ campaign

Sudhir Kumar Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare is organizing the ‘Kisan Bhagidari, Prathmikta Hamari’ campaign from today. The campaign which will continue till the 30th of this month is being organized under ‘Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav’ in the association with various other Ministries and Departments. The Department of Agriculture Research and Education would be … Continue reading Agriculture Ministry organises ‘Kisan Bhagidari, Prathmikta Hamari’ campaign

Govt for promoting sunflower area and production in the country: Agriculture Minister

Staff Reporter Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar on Thursday said emphasis is being laid on promoting sunflower area and production in the country. He said sunflower will be promoted on the lines of oilseeds and Oil Palm Mission. The Minister was speaking during a meeting with State Governments and concerned experts on promoting sunflower production. … Continue reading Govt for promoting sunflower area and production in the country: Agriculture Minister

Over five lakh 58 thousand villages have mobile broadband wireless coverage in India

MoS for Communications informs in Lok Sabha WEB DESK The government today said over five lakh 58 thousand villages have mobile broadband wireless coverage in the country. In a written reply in the Lok Sabha, the Minister of State for Communications Devusinh Chauhan said according to census of 2011, there are five lakh 97 thousand … Continue reading Over five lakh 58 thousand villages have mobile broadband wireless coverage in India

Panchayati Raj System is very important to achieve Gandhi’s dream of Gram Swarajya: PM

AMN / WEB DESK Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said that the Panchayati Raj System is very important to achieve Mahatma Gandhi’s dream of Gram Swarajya. Addressing the Gujarat Maha- Panchayat Sammelan at GMDC ground in Ahmedabad on Friday, Mr. Modi said, Mahatma Gandhi wanted to achieve rural development through rural empowerment. He said, Gujarat … Continue reading Panchayati Raj System is very important to achieve Gandhi’s dream of Gram Swarajya: PM

9 crore rural homes across India provided with tap water under Jal Jeevan Mission

WEB DESK The Jal Jeevan Mission has achieved a milestone of providing tap water to nine crore rural homes in the country. It has provided tap water supply to more than 5.79 crore rural households, in a short span of two and half years and despite COVID-19 pandemic and lockdown. Now, every rural household has … Continue reading 9 crore rural homes across India provided with tap water under Jal Jeevan Mission

PM warns against dangers of pesticides and fertilizers

“We need not only to re-learn the ancient knowledge of agriculture but also to sharpen it for modern times. ANDALIB AKHTER / AMN Acknowledging the important role of chemicals and fertilizers in the Green Revolution, the Prime Minister today emphasized the need for working on its alternatives simultaneously. He warned against the dangers of pesticides … Continue reading PM warns against dangers of pesticides and fertilizers

SPORTS

History Created: India beat Indonesia 3-0 to lift maiden Thomas Cup trophy

AMN Indian Men's Badminton team on Sunday scripted history by winning the Thomas Cup for the first time eve ...

Thomas Cup Badminton: India to face Indonesia in summit clash

India play first-ever final in 73-year-history BangkoKIn Badminton, rejuvenated Indian male shuttlers s ...

Thomas Cup: Srikanth wins second singles, India leads 2-1

In Thomas Cup Badminton Tournament in Bangkok, India's ace shuttler Kidambi Srikanth registered a thumping win ...

MARQUEE

National Museum to celebrate International Museum Day 2022 from 16th-20th May

By SUDHIR KUMAR National Museum New Delhi will celebrate International Museum Day 2022 for five day from to ...

Indian Railways introduces separate seats for newly-born children in trains

AMN Indian Railways has introduced separate seats for newly-born children in trains. The facility has been ...

Finland tops world’s happiest country for fifth straight year

A family tests the water at Pyynikki Beach, just a short walk from downtown Tampere. Photo: Laura Vanzo/Visit ...