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Shimla's Coolies Are Vanishing Into Oblivion

Oct 19, 2021 Ashwani Sharma

It was the British who brought thousands of coolies to Shimla when they turned the place into the summer capital of India.

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.


Growing Veggies & Fruits In Your Backyard: ‘Eat Fresh, Eat Pure’

Urban agriculture practices are gaining momentum due to the increased need and awareness among the consumers, says a study

This Fertiliser Calculator May Help Reduce Environmental Impact

Sep 26, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

Calculators’ are made using a supplier's calculation programme, which results in calculating only for a particular brand of fertiliser


Your Plants May Benefit From Compounds Produced By Ants!

Plants with diseases resistant to available pesticides may also benefit from the compounds produced by ants to protect themselves

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21 September, 2021

‘Fruit And Vegetables: Opportunities And Challenges For Small-Scale Sustainable Farming’

Outlook Web Bureau

The book from FAO and CIRAD offers guidance to small-scale farmers when starting or expanding fruit and vegetable production.


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


06 April, 2021

How Arunachal, Mizoram Farmers Increased Yield

Outlook Web Bureau

Tata Trusts and NEIDA’s interventions ensure that low yields are things of the past in the villages of Arunachal Pradesh and Mizoram.


30 March, 2021

Growing This Plant As Healthy Substitute To Sugar

Outlook Web Bureau

Stevia rebaudiana has gained popularity as an alternative sweetener. In warmer climates, it is a perennial herb and can be harvested multiple times in a year.


13 March, 2021

‘Farm-To-Table’ Movement Will Benefit Local Farmers

Outlook Web Bureau

Direct sourcing from farmers eliminates involvement of middlemen, reduces transport time and nutrition is kept as intact as possible


12 March, 2021

$1.1 Billion Needed To Fight Worsening Global Food Insecurity: FAO

Outlook Web Bureau

This year, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations aims to reach nearly 49 million people who rely on agriculture


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04 March, 2021

How Commercial Production Of Hemp Can Benefit Other Sectors

Outlook Web Bureau

Shailesh Ganeriwala has come up with a wide range of products made from Hemp under the banner of OG Hemp.


01 March, 2021

Empowering Story Of A Woman Who Followed Her Dream

Outlook Web Bureau

From a homemaker to a ‘master trainer’; today she encourages dozens of women to adopt agroecological practices.


16 February, 2021

Grit, Determination: Inspiring Story Of A Woman Farmer

Outlook Web Bureau

Meet Hemlata from Naki village of Munger district in Bihar, who used her knowledge in farming to create new opportunities and possibilities for a better living


05 February, 2021

Can This Bihar Farmer Grow The ‘World’s Costliest Vegetable’?

Outlook Web Bureau

Amresh Singh is a 38-year-old farmer from Karamdih village under Navinagar block of Bihar’s Aurangabad district. He is among the pioneer in hop-shoot cultivation in India.


04 February, 2021

This Banker Quit Job To Join The ‘Farmers’ Cause’

Jayanta Bhattacharya

For 15 years he was working as an assistant manager in one of India’s top private banks at Sitarganj in Udham Singh Nagar district of Uttarakhand.


21 January, 2021

Banker Goes On A Vacation, Joins Farmers’ Protest At Delhi Border

Jayanta Bhattacharya

'How can I take a vacation when other farmers are agitating for their rights under the open sky?' says the 28-year-old


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14 January, 2021

Selling Badges, Stickers At Borders: Here’s How Farmers' Protest Gave Vendors Chance To Revive Income

Outlook Web Bureau

With the protesting farmers staying put at the border point of the national capital for over six weeks now, many small businesses have sprung up at the site, the newest being sale of pro-protest badges and stickers.


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Shiv Shakti Baba Kalidas leaves after meeting Prime Minister Narendra Modi at Parliament House in New Delhi.

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BJP MP Ravi Kishan at Parliament during its Winter Session, in New Delhi.

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Union Law Minister Kiren Rijiju at Parliament during its Winter Session, in New Delhi.

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Wreckage of the crashed IAF Mi-17V5 helicopter, in Coonoor, Tamil Nadu. CDS Gen Bipin Rawat, his staff and some family members were in the chopper.

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Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath during a rally to inaugurate various developmental projects, ahead of UP Assembly elections 2022, in Mathura.

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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.

Opinion

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.

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

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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