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Assam Hosts Business Summit To Attract Investment For Making NE A Palm Oil Production Hub

Oct 05, 2021 Outlook Bureau

The central government’s palm oil mission envisages expanding oil palm plantation in the country by another 6.5 lakh hectres out of which 3.28 lakh hectres is proposed in the North Eastern states.

How You Can Take Part In Celebrating World Cotton Day

Oct 05, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

On World Cotton Day, stakeholders from the global cotton community come together to speak on the many benefits of cotton.


Lakhimpur Kheri: UP Police File FIR Against Minister's Son, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra Denied Entry

Eight persons were killed in UP's Lakhimpur Kheri yesterday after an SUV rammed into protesting farmers who in turn set fire to the vehicle.

Stubble Burning: How Can North India Control The Pollution?

Oct 02, 2021 Lola Nayar

Farmers are keen on getting an incentive despite having seen evidence of how agro-waste can help in enriching the soil and improving yield


And Now… A Greenhouse For Your Living Room Table

The product is equipped with a built-in display that offers a step-by-step growing guide and real-time data monitoring

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01 October, 2021

Punjab CM Urges PM To Allow Paddy Procurement From Today

Harish Manav

Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi said the Centre’s decision to postpone the Paddy procurement at the eleventh hour would further lead to resentment amongst the farmers, who were already on agitation against the farm laws.


28 September, 2021

The Indian Subcontinent – A Cradle Of Aquaculture

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.


27 September, 2021

Greenhouse Horticulture Is Expanding At A Rapid Pace, But…

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.


26 September, 2021

Congress Extends Support To ‘Bharat Bandh’ Called By Farmers Against Centre's Farm Laws

Outlook Web Desk

The Samyukta Kisan Morcha, an amalgam of over 40 farm unions and earlier appealed people to join the bandh.


21 September, 2021

‘Greenhouse Farming Should Be Well-Planned Business’

Outlook Web Bureau

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


20 September, 2021

Helping Uttarakhand Farmers Scale New Heights

Outlook Web Bureau

How Tata Trusts, through its implementation organisation Himmotthan, supports Uttarkhand farmers in establishing better market linkages


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18 September, 2021

Excited By Praises From PM Modi And CM Adityanath, UP Farmer Grows Dragon Fruits In Barabanki

Bharat Singh

The BJP government in Gujarat had named Dragon fruit as 'Kamalam' in January this year. The Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh has decided to give a grant of ₹ 30,000 per acre to the farmers cultivating dragon fruit.


16 September, 2021

Domestic Tractor Sales in Aug 2021 Down 17%

Outlook Web Bureau

‘This year’s August sales is not strictly comparable with last year corresponding due to the pent-up demand then, following nationwide lockdowns’


01 September, 2021

Are Iranian Apples Coming Via Afghanistan Killing The Indian Fruit?

Prakash Thakur

Duty free apples from Iran have been coming to India via Afghanistan under the India - Afghanistan Free Trade Agreement for last two years. In spite of numerous petitions and representations made by the farmers of Himachal and J&K to the government of India these Iranian apples have not stopped coming. Will the Indian fruit survive the odds?


28 August, 2021

Tikait Calls Apple Prices Crash A Corporate Loot, Threatens To Hold Delhi-Like Protest In Himachal

Ashwani Sharma

The BKU leader's statement in Shimla has evoked a strong reaction from the state government.


23 August, 2021

Rajasthan Tehsildar Appeals To Women To Voluntarily Give Up Their Rights From Parental Agri Land

Tabeenah Anjum

The Tehsildar wrote a letter titled, 'make Raksha Bandhan memorable, get sisters to voluntarily give up their rights'.


19 August, 2021

Marginal Rise In Retail Inflation For Farm, Rural Workers In July, Highest In Punjab

Outlook Web Desk

The steepest fall in the CPI numbers for agricultural and rural labourers was experienced by Tamil Nadu


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09 August, 2021

PM Releases 9th Instalment Of PM-KISAN

Outlook Web Bureau

More than Rs. 19,500 crores transferred directly into the accounts of over 9.75 crores beneficiary farmer families


Photo Gallery

Members of the Muslim community conduct Friday prayers in an open site amid heavy police presence, during protests by residents and members of various pro-Hindu organisations, at Sector 12 area, in Gurugram.

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Bihar Governor Fagu Chauhan presents a memonto to President Ram Nath Kovind at Raj Bhawan, in Patna.

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A worker arranges lanterns at a shop ahead of the Diwali festival, in Thane.

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A security person stands guard near the venue of Union Home Minister Amit Shah's scheduled public meeting, in Jammu.

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Workers weigh groundnut at Khetiwadi Utpann Bazar Samiti yard at Bedi in Rajkot.

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