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SC Asks UP Govt To Explain Whether Its 2018 Policy Will Apply To Premature Release Of Life Convicts

Dec 03, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

“We are of the prima facie view that cases of these prisoners should have been considered under the 2018 policy as their names were not considered at that time,” the bench said.

Farm Laws Repealed: Reforms Without Consulting Opposition And Civil Society Only Harm Private Sector

Nov 19, 2021 Neeraj Thakur

A strong Centre can stealthily implement any policy, as it can easily pick 50% requisite support from BJP governments in states, but it makes things tough for the private sector, which is left to fend for itself in an uncertain business climate.


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

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.

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


An Estimated 17% Of Global Food Production Is Wasted Every Year

Transforming agri-food systems to make them more efficient, inclusive, and sustainable key to prevent food loss and waste: International Day of Awareness of Food Loss and Waste

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28 September, 2021

Amul Launches A New Product, And It’s Honey!

Outlook Web Bureau

To increase income of small farmers, it is necessary to connect them with other dimensions of agriculture like beekeeping, said the Agriculture Minister.


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.


24 September, 2021

Small Farmers Need Decent Wages: IFAD To World Leaders

Outlook Web Bureau

A recent study of crops sourced from small farms in developing countries says only 6.5% of the supermarket price is paid to farmer. Traders, food manufacturers and retailers take the lion's share


23 September, 2021

Seaweed Cultivation Market May Top Valuation Of USD 41 Bn By 2031: Study

Outlook Web Bureau

Demand for healthy ingredients in food and beverage industry is driving preference for plant-based food products among consumers


21 September, 2021

Call For Integrated Aroma Dairy Entrepreneurship For J&K Farmers

Outlook Web Desk

It will ensure sustainable growth, increased income, and fresh avenues of livelihood for farmers, said MoS Jitendra Singh.


10 September, 2021

From Fishing To Fish Farming: Future of Fish

Tarun Shridhar

Aquaculture shall have to hold on and consolidate upon its growth to keep up with the supply of our requirement of animal protein


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22 August, 2021

Pastoralists, Original Livestock Keepers Of Civilisation, Pushed To Margins

Tarun Shridhar

The worst sin towards our fellow creatures is not to hate them, but to be indifferent to them: that's the essence of inhumanity (from the play ‘The Devil’s Disciple‘ by George Bernard Shaw)


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


07 August, 2021

PM To Release Next Instalment Of PM KISAN On August 9

Outlook Web Bureau

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


27 July, 2021

Farmer Producer Organization Scheme A Path To Farmers’ Prosperity

Rajkumar Chahar

Due to lack of better agricultural technology for small and medium farmers and under the pressure of the moneylenders in the market, farmers were getting poorer.


25 July, 2021

Malaysia Reports New Daily High Of 17,045 Covid-19 Cases

Associated Press (AP)

The health ministry said Sunday that total infections have now reached 1,013,438


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


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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


Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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