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24 September, 2017 6:12 PM A rooftop farmer rises with rice

Terrace of college employee’s house in Mangaluru yields 30 kg-50 kg of paddy from grow bags A flourishing paddy crop in 200 grow bags has turned the terrace garden of a government employee in Manguluru into an attraction. Krishnappa Gowda Paddambail, who works at the Government College of Teacher Education here, has been cultivating 30-50 kilos of paddy 11

23 September, 2017 6:03 PM A farmer’s ‘tomato adventure’

An experiment nets him ₹10 lakh-worth harvest in 4 months Sunil Gurusiddappa Jaganur, 25, project assistant, who was earning ₹4,500 a month, decided to chuck his job and plunge into a “tomato adventure”. First, he bought one acre of land to augment his family’s 0.75 acres (30 guntas) in Sanganakeri village of Gokak taluk in Belagavi district, and then chose 20

20 September, 2017 6:19 PM Navratri 2017: When Is Navratri And Why Do We Celebrate It

From garba dance to Durga Puja rituals, Navratri is celebrated in different ways across India. New Delhi: The festival of Navratri (literally meaning nine nights) is one of the most widely celebrated Hindu festivals. It is celebrated to honour Goddess Durga who symbolizes power and purity. Navratri is famous for the ritual of fasting or avoiding food grains 49

17 September, 2017 4:49 PM Rain lashes Kerala; Holiday for schools, colleges tomorrow

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Heavy rains continued to batter Kerala today causing widespread damage, landslip and waterlogging in various parts with the state government announcing a holiday tomorrow in educational institutes. With the South-West monsoon vigorous over the state and the Met office predicting more rains including very heavy spells at a few places 34

15 September, 2017 6:19 PM 6 Nasik mandis shut due to sudden fall in onion prices

Nasik: Six out of 16 wholesale mandis here have been shut for onion trading after a sudden steep fall in prices to Rs 11/kg, the district administration said on Friday. The average wholesale price of onion in Nasik, which was ruling at Rs 20/kg early this month, has now declined to Rs 11/kg, as per official data. Wholesale rates in other onion markets 30

13 September, 2017 4:49 AM Question marks over minuscule amounts as UP begins first phase of loan waivers

Livemint looked at data which shows that the loan amounts waived are as low as as Rs 1-100 per farmer for 4,814 farmers. The Uttar Pradesh government has begun the first phase of farm loan waivers amounting to Rs 7,371 crore, according to an official statement on Tuesday. The government said that the loans of 11.93 lakh small and marginal farmers 57

12 September, 2017 8:02 PM Elephants from TN enter Karnataka

The Forest Department is engaged in an operation to drive back elephants that have entered the State from Tamil Nadu forest area. Three elephants were sighted at Yergol forest area in Bangarpet taluk on Monday evening. As soon as they were sighted, the department initiated operations to drive them back. The operations resumed on Tuesday, Santhoshkumar 27

5 September, 2017 2:01 PM Agriculture must attract youth, loan waivers no remedy, says MS Swaminathan

Indian agriculture must become profitable to boost farmers' income and attract youth to the farm sector as loan waivers cannot be sustained, according to eminent scientist M S Swaminathan. Indian agriculture must become profitable to boost farmers’ income and attract youth to the farm sector as loan waivers cannot be sustained, according to eminent scientist 30

5 September, 2017 9:08 AM Reliance General Insurance receives in-principle nod from IRDA for IPO

Listing of Reliance General Insurance is expected to be completed in FY18, the company said. Reliance General Insurance, a wholly owned subsidiary of Reliance Capital, has received in-principle approval from the Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority for the process of its proposed IPO. Listing of Reliance General Insurance is expected to be completed 37

26 August, 2017 6:19 PM CPI(M) dharna at Sagar tomorrow

The CPI (M) district committees of Khammam and Nalgonda will jointly hold a dharna at the Nagarjunasagar dam site in Nalgonda district on August 28 in protest against the State government’s “failure” to safeguard the riparian rights of the State and protect the interests of the ayacutdars of the major irrigation project, said the party State Executive 33