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25 May, 2018 6:18 PM Farm university comes up with high-yielding crops

The Kerala Agricultural University (KAU) has developed 23 new crop varieties. These include six varieties of rice, four varieties of vegetables, five varieties of nutmeg, two varieties each of cardamom, ginger and yard long bean and one variety each of pepper, tapioca, salad cucumber, sambar melon, garcinia, and plumbago. Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan 33

25 May, 2018 12:26 PM KAU develops high-yielding crop varieties

The Kerala Agricultural University (KAU) has developed 23 new crop varieties. These include six varieties of rice, four varieties of vegetable crops, five varieties of nutmeg, two varieties each of cardamom, ginger and yard long bean and one variety each of pepper, tapioca, salad, cucumber, sambar melon, garcinia and plumbago. Chief Minister Pinarayi 45

13 May, 2018 3:59 PM ‘I never thought about awards,’ says Nandu Natekar

Nandu Natekar all praise for current crop of shuttlers Anant Bhagwat, who has played 20 matches against the legendary Nandu Natekar and just won a doubles contest, wondered why India’s foremost badminton player of yesteryear was never bestowed the Padma award. “Nandu was the first badminton player to receive the Arjuna Award in 1961, but he has not received 36

4 May, 2018 4:05 PM India Inc foreign borrowing swells 20% in March at $5.07 bn

India Inc raised USD 5.07 billion via external commercial borrowing (ECBs) and rupee-denominated bonds (RDBs) in March 2018, up by 20 per cent from the same month last year, the RBI data released today showed. Indian companies had raised USD 4.24 billion from foreign sources in March 2017. Under the approval route, HDFC Bank raised USD 500 million for on-lending 46

4 May, 2018 5:50 AM #BJPVachana4Karnataka: BJP releases manifesto for Karnataka assembly elections 2018

BJP's chief ministerial face BS Yeddyurappa said that the welfare of farmers is the party's top priority.  BENGALURU: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Friday released its manifesto for the upcoming assembly elections in Karnataka. The BJP has termed its manifesto #BJPVachana4Karnataka. In the manifesto, the BJP has said that they are committed to reducing 80

3 May, 2018 8:02 AM Sideline Yeddyurappa, get failed UP CM to polarise voters: Siddaramaiah

The battle on the ground in poll-bound Karnataka heated up as both the Congress and the BJP indulged in heavy mudslinging.  BENGALURU: The battle on the ground in poll-bound Karnataka heated up as both the Congress and the BJP indulged in heavy mudslinging. With just eight days left for electors to vote, incumbent Chief Minister and veteran Congress 164

1 May, 2018 7:20 PM 11 struck dead by lightning in three districts

Six casualties in Guntur; hopes of paddy, mango farmers dashed at many places Heavy rain accompanied by thunder and lightning killed 11 persons in three districts of Andhra Pradesh on Tuesday. Six deaths were reported from Guntur district and five from Vizianagaram and Srikakulam districts. In Guntur district, a massive cloudburst killed six persons 59

30 April, 2018 7:48 PM Farmer’s son reaps success

Mohan S.L., son of a farmer, secured the second highest marks (595 out of 600) in in Science, in the State. His family lives in Shantigrama village in Hassan taluk but he remained with his grandparents in Hassan town so that he could concentrate on attend classes at Masters PU College in Hassan town and focus on his studies. “My teachers helped me a lot. I used to study 55

25 April, 2018 7:56 PM Over ₹10,000 crore credit plan released for Vellore

60.58% allocated for agriculture; 6.77% non-farm sector; 32.65% other priority sector The Annual Credit Plan (ACP) for Vellore district for 2018-2019 was released on Tuesday. The priority sector outlay under ACP is estimated at ₹10,097.96 crore, which is ₹794 crore higher than the previous year allocation. Collector S. A. Raman released the ACP in the presence 44

25 April, 2018 5:12 PM Ministry hikes target for foodgrain production

Banking on the forecast of a normal monsoon, the Ministry of Agriculture has set a target to increase foodgrain production to a record 283.7 million tonnes in 2018-19. That would be a 6 million tonne increase from the second advance estimates of 277.5 million tonnes in 2017-18. “The Indian Meteorological Department forecast of a normal monsoon is a good signal 31