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

Aug 28, 2021 Ashwani Sharma

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

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

Aug 23, 2021 Tabeenah Anjum

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


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

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

PM Releases 9th Instalment Of PM-KISAN

Aug 09, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

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


PM To Release Next Instalment Of PM KISAN On August 9

This will enable the transfer of an amount of more than Rs. 19,500 crores to more than 9.75 crores beneficiary farmer families

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24 July, 2021

This Himachal Bank Will Conserve Indigenous Organic Seeds

Ashwani Sharma

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


23 July, 2021

Organic Farming For Sustainable Agriculture And Food Systems In India

Dr. Abhilaksh Likhi

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


22 July, 2021

Farmer Protests: Leaders To Enact Mock Parliament In Delhi Amid Monsoon Session

Jayanta Bhattacharya

The movement is again at a peak, say farmer leaders amid the Monsoon Session of Parliament which convened on July 19 and is scheduled to conclude on August 13.


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

Samyukta Kisan Morcha Announces Fresh Protests, Parliament March Over Farm Laws

Jayanta Bhattacharya

They will also serve a ‘warning’ to opposition leaders on July 17.


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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


01 July, 2021

Centre Ready To Talk To Protesting Farmers On Any Proposal Barring Repeal Of Laws: Agri Min

Outlook Web Bureau

The minister’s statement comes a day after BJP workers and anti-farm law protesters clashed in Ghazipur


27 June, 2021

BJP Kisan Morcha Leaders Appeal To Villagers To Counter Farmer Protests

Jayanta Bhattacharya

The Kisan Morcha has termed the exercise as an effort in spreading awareness and awakening people


25 June, 2021

Farmers Gather At Delhi Borders, To Mark Seven Months Of Protests On June 26

Jayanta Bhattacharya

On Saturday, the SKM will also commemorate the death anniversary of Sahajanand Saraswati, who started the Kisan Sabha movement in Bihar some nine decades ago.


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


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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


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India's Pusarla V. Sindhu competes against Thailand's Pornpawee Chochuwong during their women's singles badminton group stage match at the BWF World Tour Finals in Nusa Dua, Bali, Indonesia.

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A disabled girl walks through a corridor at a school run by the Association of People with Disability in Bengaluru.

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A group of physically challenged people stage a protest on the 'International Day of Disabled Persons' in Srinagar.

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Congress leader Rahul Gandhi addresses a press conference on farmers issue at AICC HQ in New Delhi.

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Workers prepare beds inside a special COVID-19 ward to treat persons infected with the Omicron variant, at Rajiv Gandhi Government General Hospital in Chennai.

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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.

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India's cricket administrators showed more drive to boost BCCI's coffers rather than take care of players' welfare during pandemic times.

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