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13 December, 2017 6:13 PM Raje launches new projects on government’s 4th anniversary

Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje on Wednesday dedicated to the public and laid the foundation stones for new projects worth ₹2,237 crore, while announcing a reduction in the interest rate on agricultural loans to 5.5%, at a function marking her government’s fourth anniversary at Swarna Jayanti Stadium in Jhunjhunu. Ms. Raje made a slew of announcements 20

10 December, 2017 6:46 PM Poopoli from January 1

The fifth edition of Poopoli, an international flower show and agri-fest organised jointly by the Kerala Agricultural University (KAU) and the Department of Agriculture Development and Farmers’ Welfare, will be held at the Regional Agricultural Research Station (RARS) of the university at Ambalavayal in the district from January 1 to January 18. Minister 27

8 December, 2017 12:43 PM BJP releases manifesto 'Sankalp Patra 2017' for Gujarat elections, focuses on development and unity

AHMEDABAD: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Friday released its poll manifesto for the upcoming Gujarat Elections 2017. The manifesto titled 'Sankalp Patra 2017' was released by Finance Minister and senior BJP leader Arun Jaitley here. Releasing the BJP`s poll agenda a day before the state votes in the first of the two-phase election on Saturday, Jaitley 33

6 December, 2017 11:22 AM Commerce ministry imposes minimum import price on pepper

Government has set minimum floor price on pepper import at Rs 500 per kg. New Delhi: The Ministry of Commerce and Industry on Wednesday approved the proposal of the Spices Board for fixing the CIF value of Rs 500 per kg as minimum import price for pepper to protect the interests of pepper growers. “In recent times, decline in the domestic pepper price 31

1 December, 2017 6:14 PM Kerala plays matchmaker to world’s smallest cattle

Muhamma grama panchayat will set up a special reproduction centre to help the Vechur cattle mate naturally In yet another effort to conserve the smallest cattle breed in the world, the Muhamma grama panchayat will set up a natural mating centre exclusively for Vechur cattle on Pathiramanal Island. The ‘super-specialty’ Vechur cow reproduction centre 39

24 November, 2017 1:07 PM Tomato prices harden, hit Rs 80 per kg in Delhi on supply crunch

New Delhi: Tomato prices in retail markets of the national capital soared to Rs 80 per kg on Friday in view of tight supplies, trade data showed. The key kitchen staple has become equally dearer in other parts of the country. For instance, tomato prices in Bengaluru, one of the major producers, are ruling at Rs 45-50 per kg in retail markets. In Aizawl 42

23 November, 2017 12:32 PM President Ram Nath Kovind clears ordinance amending Forest Act, bamboo not a 'tree' any more

President Ram Nath Kovind today cleared an ordinance amending the Indian Forest Act, 1927. The ordinance omits bamboo grown in non-forest areas from the definition of trees, thereby exempting it from requiring permits for felling or transportation. Before the ordinance was issued, the definition of tree in the Act included palm, bamboo, brushwood and cane. The brief 37

23 November, 2017 10:40 AM Padmavati should be banned: Togadia

International Working President of the Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) Praveen Togadia said here on Thursday that the controversial film Padmavati should be banned. He was speaking to reporters at Mangaluru International Airport on his way to Udupi to participate in the three-day Dharma Sansad beginning from Friday. However, he did not elaborate on it. Mr. Togadia 30

22 November, 2017 12:36 PM Train booked by Maharashtra farmers for Rs 39 lakh travels in wrong direction, stranding them in MP

Believe it or not: the train despite being specially pre-booked by members of the All India Kisan Sangharsh Coordination Committee travelled on the wrong route for 160 km before realising it Thousands of farmers returning home from Maharashtra after attending a rally in the capital on Monday were stranded in Madhya Pradesh after the train they were on travelled 47

21 November, 2017 2:44 AM Farmer’s death: forum seeks action

Banks urged to stop distraint proceedings Members of the Cauvery Rights Retrieval Forum staged a demonstration here on Monday demanding action against those responsible for the death of a Tiruvannamalai farmer during forced distraint proceedings for loan default. Tamilaga Vivasayigal Sangam district president Manimozhiyan led the demonstration in which 24