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Agri Outlook

The Indian Subcontinent – A Cradle Of Aquaculture

Sep 28, 2021 Tarun Shridhar

Aquaculture is a traditional activity in Southern Asia Region, particularly the Indian subcontinent. The earliest examples of aquaculture were raising fish in homestead ponds primarily for family consumption.

Greenhouse Horticulture Is Expanding At A Rapid Pace, But…

Sep 27, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

In India, construction of new greenhouses is heavily subsidised. Government also provides support to farmers and horticulturists in growing safe food products.

‘Greenhouse Farming Should Be Well-Planned Business’

Experts agree there are advantages in taking up greenhouse farming but also add a word of caution.

This Himachal Bank Will Conserve Indigenous Organic Seeds

Jul 24, 2021 Ashwani Sharma

As the state celebrates its Golden Jubilee year, the government has proposed a Rs.550-lakh programme to conserve indigenous seeds varieties

Organic Farming For Sustainable Agriculture And Food Systems In India

Use of sustainable farming practices has rejuvenated soil fertility, increased water retention and has led to growing of healthy foods

13 July, 2021

PM Kisan 9th Instalment: About Account Status, Beneficiary List

Outlook Web Bureau

Income support is provided in three equal instalments to small and marginal farmer families having combined land holding of up to 2 hectares

06 July, 2021

Ornamental Fishery: Could Farmers Reap Gold?

Tarun Shridhar

Platinum Arowana, a freshwater ornamental fish, holds the record for selling at US$ 4,00,000. Yes, four lakh dollars for just one small animal!

04 July, 2021

This Minimum Price Does Not Offer Enough Support, Protest Farmer Unions

Outlook Web Bureau

Most of them claim that while the amount is less, even the number of beneficiaries is too little compared to the number of farmers in the country

24 June, 2021

Imports Of USA Blueberries Increased Despite Pandemic: USHBC

Outlook Web Bureau

Nutrients in blueberries are said to be essential to fighting not just common health issues but helping boost immunity too

18 June, 2021

The Inspiring Story Of Assam's Nabanita Organic Farm

Outlook Web Bureau

The farm is today a mini agri-hub: producing flowers, rice, pulses, oilseeds, fruits, vegetables; and includes aquaculture and poultry too

16 June, 2021

Need To Address Challenges To Agriculture, Mainly From Covid

Outlook Web Bureau

Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar pointed out that India performed well during the severe COVID-19 pandemic


09 June, 2021

Resilient Livestock Key To Global Food Systems In Post-Pandemic World

Tarun Shridhar

Feeding ten billion people by the year 2050 will be quite a challenge against the background of certain developments where agriculture-driven growth is at risk

04 June, 2021

Amidst Covid-19 Wave, Tractor Sale In India Takes A Hit

Outlook Web Bureau

Figures compiled by Tractor Junction show 55,599 units sold in May 2021 against 60,441 in May 2020, registering a drop in tractor sales by 8%

02 June, 2021

Climate Change Fans Spread Of Pests, Threats Plants And Crops: Study

Outlook Web Bureau

It is estimated that pests destroy up to 40 percent of global crops and cost $220 billion of losses.

01 June, 2021

Raise A Glass: It’s World Milk Day!

Tarun Shridhar

India accounts for 22% of the global milk production of 906 million tonnes and produces more than 52% of the 379 million tonnes of milk produced in Asia.

25 May, 2021

Subsidy Not The Solution For Fertiliser Price Hike: Farmer Unions

Jayanta Bhattacharya

Indirect subsidy is neither in favour of farmer nor the country. This is only in favour of industry, claims farmer union leader

19 May, 2021

For 3 Successive Years Apple Produce In Kashmir Takes A Hit

Naseer Ganai

Growers say that due to rapid weather changes and the continuing cold weather and hailstorm, there is extensive damage to apple orchards


19 May, 2021

Farmer Unions Protest Fertiliser Price Hike

Jayanta Bhattacharya

Price hike before Kharif season will add to farmers’ woes as they use DAP as a primary fertiliser during sowing of crops like paddy, cotton, groundnut, etc.

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Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) Chief Sukhbir Singh Badal during an election rally in support of SAD/BSP joint candidate from Patiala for Punjab Assembly Election 2022, in Patiala.

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People from the Sikh community pay tribute to Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) General Bipin Rawat and other officials, who died in IAF's MI-17V5 chopper crash yesterday in Tamil Nadu, at Yahiyaganj Gurudwara in Lucknow.

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Mortal remains of CDS Gen Bipin Rawat and his wife Madhulika Rawat, who were killed in an IAF's Mi-17V5 helicopter crash in Tamil Nadu yesterday, arrive at Madras Regimental Centre in Wellington.

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Bharatiya Kisan Union Spokesperson Rakesh Tikait addresses farmers during a meeting to decide their future course of action, at Singhu border in New Delhi.

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Mortal remains of CDS Gen Bipin Rawat, his wife Madhulika Rawat and 12 other officials, who were killed in an IAF's Mi-17V5 helicopter crash in Tamil Nadu yesterday, arrive at Madras Regimental Centre in Wellington.

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Shaheen Bagh, CAA, Farmers’ Protest: Hip-Hop Is The Voice Of Dissent In India

Young, brash and little-known artistes are using hip-hop as an outlet to speak up and speak out.


Why I Rap: A Hip-Hop Artiste’s Journey From Bihar To Stardom

Aamir Shaikh aka Shaikhspeare traces talks about the genre that uses music as a means to dissent.

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Death Of Three Dalit Girls And A Story Of Pain And Humiliation

Family from UP village forced to run around to complete post-death official paperwork and even last rites.

Ashutosh Sharma
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Dalit-Bahujan Women In Politics And The Missing Narratives

On BR Ambedkar's death anniversary, a look at the 'invisible' history of Dalit Bahujan women in Indian politics.

Dec 02, 2021 Kalyani K

Let's Talk About Ageism And Sexism In Indian Films, A Zillionth Time!

While everyone is going gaga over actress Katrina Kaif in the revamped version of 'Tip Tip Barsa Pani', the replacement of Raveena Tandon does point towards the problem of sexism and ageism in the Indian film industry

Nov 17, 2021 Yashika Mathur

T20 World Cup 2021 Analysis: David Warner And Mitchell Marsh - Tale Of Two Comebacks

Australia winning the T20 World Cup for the first time has been timely as they host the next edition at their own backyard in 2022.

Nov 15, 2021 Arijit Ghosh

Education In India During Covid-19: Challenges Faced And Solutions For A Post-Pandemic Era

As per the Observer Research Foundation, close to 250 million children in India were adversely affected due to school closures due to the early lockdowns imposed by the government in response to Covid-19.

Nov 11, 2021 Shekhar Mehta