With no takers, farmers move away from winter veggies | Kochi News – Times of India

Andhra Pradesh: DCB Bank to focus on tractor loans for rural market | Vijayawada News - Times of India

Idukki: As the state government agency failed to provide timely payments, farmers in the winter vegetable cultivation hub of Kanthalloor in the district have been forced to move to planting eucalyptus trees. According to the farmers, Horticorp, the government agency, did not procure vegetables in time and assure proper payments. Kanthalloor winter vegetable farmers’ society […]

World’s Farming Land At Risk Of Pesticide Pollution, India Farmers Have Bigger Problem

Farmer using pesticide in a remote village in Bihar

Pesticide is a chemical or biological agent intended for preventing, destroying, repelling or mitigating any pest. They represent the last input in agriculture and are used to prevent the spoilage of crops from pests such as insects, fungi, weeds, etc., thereby increasing the overall productivity. Mayank Mohanti for Indiatimes Pesticide pollution a cause for worry […]

Xinjiang-Alternative Cotton Sourcing: A Brief Look at India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, and China

global cotton production

Multiple reports concerning human rights violations, such as use of forced labor, in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region have led to condemnation from many Western countries and put several multinational companies in a quandary. Xinjiang dominates global supply chains for cotton and apparel sourcing, which poses an immediate challenge for companies that cannot afford to […]

Is Bangladesh Caught in a Fish’s net Between India and China?

Is Bangladesh Caught in a Fish’s net Between India and China?

Bangladesh recognises that Indira Gandhi’s repeated remark that “the refugees would be sent back to their homes” had contributed immensely to the consolidation of Bangladesh nationalism and become a rallying point for the nascent nation that was to emerge soon. by Kazi Anwarul Masud Some recent articles have compared Indian Prime Minister’s style of governance […]

Farmers poor despite India being a powerhouse

Indian farmers

Farmers harvest a wheat crop against the backdrop of Taj Mahal in Agra on Friday. Agence France-Presse Asad Mirza, Indo-Asian News Service Since Independence, the agriculture sector has remained the main source of national income and occupation in India. In 1947, 72 per cent of the total working population was engaged in agricultural sector, but […]

FRI Dehradun Group C Syllabus 2021 & Exam Pattern PDF (Technical & Non Technical) India

FRI Dehradun Group C Syllabus 2021 PDF Download – Exam Pattern (Technical & Non-Technical Posts): The officials of the Forest Research Institute (FRI) are going to organize the Written Test for the Group C – Non Technical (Library Information Assistant, Steno Grade II, Multi Tasking Staff), Technical (Technical Assistant (Field/ Lab Research), Technical Assistant (Maintenance)) […]

MP Vyapam RAEO, SADO Result 2021 India

MP Vyapam RAEO, SADO Result 2021 @ peb.mp.gov.in | MPPEB Gramin Krishi Vistar Adhikari Cut Off Marks, Merit List: Candidates who have attended the Rural Agricultural Extension Officer (Executive), Senior Agricultural Development Officer (Executive) Exams on 10th, 11th February 2021 can check the MP Vyapam RAEO, SADO Exam Result 2021 from this page. Moreover, the […]

Why The Shiromani Akali Dal Is In The Best Position To Lead India – OpEd

Why The Shiromani Akali Dal Is In The Best Position To Lead India – OpEd

India’s political leadership is facing a crisis of confidence. After mismanaging India’s initial response to the pandemic, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) under Prime Minister Narenda Modi is now facing a nightmarish scenario as India experiences a devastating second wave of COVID-19 cases. With the public health system already on the brink of collapse, the […]