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19 January, 2018 6:32 PM Insurance must for rabi crops

20,302 farmers get ₹16.49 crore as claim under RWBCIS last season Farmers across the State can look forward to relief assistance for crop loss due to natural calamities, pest attack, and disease outbreak in the current rabi seasons. The government has issued a notification making it mandatory for all crop loans sanctioned by banks and cooperative societies 28

16 January, 2018 10:26 AM Disincentivise cigarette smuggling through tax policy: FAIFA

New Delhi: Ahead of the budget, farmers body FAIFA on Tuesday asked the government to have a taxation policy that curbs cigarette smuggling, saying Indian tobacco growers are suffering due to it. The Federation of All India Farmer Associations (FAIFA), claiming to represent farmers of commercial crops across Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Karnataka and Gujarat 36

16 January, 2018 2:29 AM Reaping it rich through natural farming

Arumalla Sambi Reddy grows a variety of vegetables in his farm At a time when farmers are wary of treading on conventional farm practices, a progressive farmer who has adapted natural farming is reaping rich dividends. Arumalla Sambi Reddy, a native of Kunchanpalli village near Tenali, is now growing a variety of vegetables in his farm. “I began cultivation 26

12 January, 2018 12:45 PM Tata Chemicals completes sale of urea biz to Yara Fertilisers

Tata Chemicals on Friday said it has completed the sale of its urea fertilisers business to Yara Fertilisers India for Rs 2,682 crore. Tata Chemicals on Friday said it has completed the sale of its urea fertilisers business to Yara Fertilisers India for Rs 2,682 crore. The deal included transfer of all assets and liabilities (working capital) of the Babrala 34

10 January, 2018 7:12 AM Makar Sankranti 2018: Date, Significance, Celebration And Feast!

New Year is here and celebrations and festivities shouldnt end, especially when it is Makar Sankranti on 14th January, 2018. Check here Makar Sankranti History, Importance, Celebration and food item to prepare for this holy festival. New Year is here and celebrations and festivities shouldn't end, especially when it is Makar Sankranti on 14th January 55

10 January, 2018 7:10 AM Crop insurance scheme likely to get ₹ 13,000cr in FY19 budget

The government is likely to increase the budget allocation for the Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana (PMFBY) to ₹ 13,000 crore for 2018-19 from ₹10,701 crore for the current financial year. Under the upgraded crop insurance scheme PMFBY that was launched early 2016, farmers pay very nominal premium and get full claim for damages. Budget allocation for the PMFBY 24

9 January, 2018 7:35 PM A fruit that is sweet, sour and cost-effective

UHS-B promoting cultivation of jujube that grows well in dry areas of north Karnataka The University of Horticulture Sciences-Bagalkot (UHS-B) is extensively promoting jujube (botanical name Ziziphus) in north Karnataka, mainly in Vijayapura and Bagalkot, because of the suitability of climate for this tasty fruit. A blend of sweet and sour tastes, jujube 19

8 January, 2018 1:30 PM Wheat output may touch all time high of 100 million tonnes this year: Agriculture Secretary

The country's wheat production is expected to touch an all-time of over 100 million tonnes in the current 2017-18 crop year (July-June) due to likely increase in acreage and yields, Agriculture Secretary SK Pattanayak said on Monday. In the 2016-17 crop year, wheat production had reached a record 98.36 million tonnes. The previous high was 95.85 million 37

4 January, 2018 4:00 AM Sridevi, Daughter Janhvi Kapoor And Ishaan Khatter Watch A Film Together. See Pics

Janhvi Kapoor and Ishaan Khatter are co-stars of forthcoming film Dhadak Star couple Sridevi and Boney Kapoor were spotted outside a movie theatre in Mumbai's Bandra with their daughter Janhvi and her co-star Ishaan Khatter. Janhvi is paired opposite Ishaan in Dhadak, her debut film. Sridevi was dressed casually in blue jeans and peach-coloured top. Janhvi 32

2 January, 2018 2:15 PM Govt estimates 4.5% drop in onion output for 2017-18

New Delhi: The country's onion production is estimated to decline by 4.5 percent to 21.4 million tonnes in the current 2017-18 crop year due to lower acreage, as per the agriculture ministry data released on Tuesday. The country had harvested 22.4 million tonnes in the last 2016-17 crop year (July-June), the ministry said in a statement. As per the ministry's 39