RURAL AWAAZ

Multilingual Mobile App for farmers

ONKAR SINGH / NEW DELHI Minister of State for Agriculture Parshottam Rupala on Monday launched a multilingual Mobile App “CHC Farm Machinery” during a conference on Crop Residue Management in New Delhi. With this farmers can now get affordable access to cutting-edge technology at their doorsteps. It will allow farmers to avail custom hiring services … Continue reading Multilingual Mobile App for farmers

Horticulture production estimated to be over 313 million tonnes

AMN / NEW DELHI The total horticulture production of the country is estimated to be over 313 million tonnes which is 0.69 per cent higher than the production in 2017-18. Department of Agriculture, Cooperation and Farmers Welfare today released the Third Advanced Estimate (2018-19) of area and production of various Horticulture Crops. The Ministry said, … Continue reading Horticulture production estimated to be over 313 million tonnes

CMs of various states agree to boost agriculture exports

AMN / MUMBAI Chief Ministers of different states reached a consensus on how to boost agricultural exports. This was stated by Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis today after he chaired the second meeting of the high-powered committee of Chief Ministers for the transformation of Indian agriculture in Mumbai organised by NITI Aayog. Mr Fadnavis said, … Continue reading CMs of various states agree to boost agriculture exports

7 crore 32 lakh farmer families receive two instalments of under PMKSNY

AMN / NEW DELHI Over seven crore 32 lakh farmer families across the country have received the first and second instalments of 2 thousand rupees each under the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi Yojana amounting to 14 thousand 646 crore rupees. An official source said Uttar Pradesh with over two crores twenty lakh farmer families … Continue reading 7 crore 32 lakh farmer families receive two instalments of under PMKSNY

No proposal to cut fertilizers subsidies: Govt

BY SUDHIR KUMAR / NEW DELHI The Government has said that there is no proposal to cut fertilizer subsidies. In a written reply in the Rajya Sabha, Chemicals and Fertilizers Minister DV Sadanand Gowda said, over two lakh twelve thousand crore rupees have been paid subsiding by the government during last three years. Urea is … Continue reading No proposal to cut fertilizers subsidies: Govt

Agri-Business Incubation Centre started in Chhattisgarh

WEB DESK An Agri-Business Incubation Centre has started in Chhattisgarh. The centre is set up by the Union Agriculture Ministry in the Indira Gandhi Agriculture University of Raipur. The Agri-Business Incubation Centre is set up under the National Agriculture Development Scheme- RAFTAAR. The objective of the scheme is to make farming a remunerative economic activity … Continue reading Agri-Business Incubation Centre started in Chhattisgarh

Empty Rhetoric for Farmers, Agri Workers in Budget: Kisan Sabha

It is a Budget for Promotion of Corporate Profiteering at the Expense of Farmers By Correspondent / New Delhi “The Budget has nothing concrete for farmers and is merely empty rhetoric. It does not address the issue remunerative prices for farmers’ produce or suggest any steps to free them from indebtedness. Rather, the Government adds … Continue reading Empty Rhetoric for Farmers, Agri Workers in Budget: Kisan Sabha

Budget (2019-20): Allocation for agriculture, farmers’ welfare increased by over 78%

AMN / NEW DELHI The Union Budget presented by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman today focused on the government’s 10-point vision for the next decade to take India to newer heights. Ms Sitharaman told the Lok Sabha that the government will invest widely in agricultural infrastructure and support private entrepreneurship in driving value addition to farmers … Continue reading Budget (2019-20): Allocation for agriculture, farmers’ welfare increased by over 78%

Rural sanitation coverage jumped to 99% from 38% in 2014

The government has said that under Swachh Bharat Mission (Gramin), nine crore 62 lakh individual household toilets have been constructed so far. In a written reply in Lok Sabha, Minister of State for Jal Shakti Rattan Lal Kataria said, the sanitation coverage in the rural areas of the country has increased to more than 99 … Continue reading Rural sanitation coverage jumped to 99% from 38% in 2014

MSP announced by Govt on Kharif only add salt to the injury of farmers: Kisan Sabha

Says NDA Government Betrays Farmers Yet Again AIKS calls upon all its units to expose the farce enacted by the Narendra Modi-led BJP and rise up in protests. AMN / NEW DELHI All India Kisan Sabha has termed Government announcement of increase in the Minimum Support Prices for the Kharif Marketing Season 2019-20 as nothing … Continue reading MSP announced by Govt on Kharif only add salt to the injury of farmers: Kisan Sabha

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ART & CULTURE

Bangladeshi novelist Rizia Rahman passes away

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International Urdu Day Awards announced

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SPORTS

Rani Rampal to captain Indian women’s hockey team on England tour

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Boxing : Manish Kaushik wins his debut bout at the AIBA World Championships

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Impressive start by Aadil Bedi, Aman Raj as Indonesian Rory Hie leads at Classic Golf & Country Club International Championship

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MARQUEE

Qutub Minar glitters amid LED illumination

  QUTUB MINAR Staff Reporter / New Delhi The historic Qutb Minar came alive ...

1 Kg Of Rare Assam Tea Sold For Rs. 70,500

AMN / GUWAHATI A rare variety of tea in Assam was auctioned for Rs. 70, 501 a kg at the Guwahati Tea Auctio ...

CINEMA /TV/ ART

PV Sindhu wants Deepika Padukone to star in her biopic

Badminton star PV Sindhu wants actress Deepika Padukone to star in a biopic on her life, if it's ever made. Si ...

Jeetendra, Rakesh Roshan never got their due in Bollywood, feels Rishi Kapoor

Image Source : TWITTER WEB DESK Veteran actor Rishi Kapoor has said his fellow actors Jeetendra and Ra ...

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