Govt gives priority to farm mechanization

CHANDIGARH. (AMN) The union government is giving a high priority to farm mechanization in order to save labour time and increasing farmers’ income. Speaking at the inauguration of Agro-Tech 2010, the biennial agro technology and business fair here the Union Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar..

Montek asks for Agricultural development

NEW DELHI: (AMN) Chairman of Planning Commission, Dr. Montek Singh Ahluwalia has asked Agricultural scientists to adopt innovative approach to strengthen agricultural research and education in India.
Speaking at a meeting of Vice Chancellors of Agricultural Universities here Monday Dr. Ahluwalia..

VP for Bamboo revolution

KOHIMA: (AMN) The Vice President of India Mohammad Hamid Ansari has said that the economic and technological capabilities of the nation could bring about Bamboo revolution in the country. Addressing the first World Bamboo Day celebration at the Naga Heritage village, Kisama as chief guest ..

$170 Mn ADB help for Indian Horticulture

MANILA, PHILIPPINES – The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has sanctioned a $170 million ‘multitranche’ financing facility to help the Indian states of Bihar and Maharashtra to modernize horticulture industries, boosting the incomes of farmers and other vulnerable rural groups.

More Kharif Crops Sown this year

NEW DELHI: Kharif crops have been sown in 966.40 lakh hectare area so far. It is 82.75 lakh ha more than the acreage on this date last year that was 884.09 lakh ha. The sowing of all major crops this year is more than that in the last kharif.As per data received from States, paddy has been sown ..

Rs. 30 crore in 3 years to empower Panchayats!

NEW DELHI: (AMN) The Ministry of Panchayati Raj has provided mere Rs. 30 crore to 17 States under the Panchayat Empowerment & Accountability Incentive Scheme (PEAIS) during the last three financial years.

These States are: Assam, Andhra Pradesh, Chhattisgarh , Goa, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, ..

Centre releases fund for rural roads

NEW DELHI (AMN): The Ministry of Rural Development has released grant in aid worth Rs. 4200,00,000 crore as part payment of Ist installment of Phase-VI, for construction of rural roads in Himachal Pradesh under Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY).Under same scheme the Ministry has released..

Rural women denied basic care

JAIPUR: Rural women in the state are being denied basic maternal and childcare facilities as nearly two thirds of the first referral units (FRU) are not functioning. An assessment by the health department in May showed that 94 of the 150 existing FRUs are non-functional.

Under the national rural..

Rural poor live on land sans hope

PATNA: Bureaucratic indifference, lack of information on the part of target beneficiaries of the housing scheme and legal impediments, together have combined to create huge rural “houselessness” or housing shortage in Bihar, which, as one survey has recently brought out, is the biggest of all the..


SAI approves coaching camp for Table Tennis; TTFI to conduct camp in Sonepat

AMN The Sports Authority of India has approved the national coaching camp for Table Tennis. The camp will c ...

IPL: Kolkata Knight Riders beat Delhi capitals by 59 runs

AMN In IPL Cricket, Kolkata Knight Riders beat Delhi Capitals at Abu Dhabi. Spinner Varun Chakravarthy pick ...


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ایردوآن کے بیان کے جواب میں فرانس نے ترکی سے اپنا سفیر واپس بلا لیا

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Covid 19 induces scientists to work for Fastest Innovations for Survival

From Touchless Soap & Water Dispenser, Mechanical Ventilator to Pioneering E-classroom Software or Low-cos ...

Digital tech companies have responsibility to abide by govt rules: India

WEB DESK India has said it remains open and continues to welcome FDI in the country including in the area o ...


Chaitanya Venkateswaran becomes British High Commissioner for a day

WEB DESK On the International Day for Girls today, an 18-year-old woman from NEW DELHI became the British ...

Andaman and Nicobar: Various tourism activities restart

AMN Various tourism activities will restart today after a gap of six months in Andaman and Nicobar Islands. ...


I&B Ministry asks TV channels not to malign or slander individuals, groups

The police named Republic TV, Fakt Marathi and Box Cinema in the matter. Police Commissioner Param Bir Singh h ...

TRP SCAM:’People are Paid to watch Republic TV’, 3 Channels in Dock, says Mumbai Police

Republic TV Among 3 Channels Being Probed For TRP Manipulation WEB DESK / AGENCIES Mumbai Police ...