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Bihar’s potatoes to be exported to Russia


August 31st, 2012 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Aug 31 (IANS) Farmers in Bihar's Nalanda district are happy that potatoes grown by them through organic farming will be exported to Russia, an official said Friday.R.K. Sohane, director, ... Read more...

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Emu farming spreads wings in Himachal


August 6th, 2012 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
Palampur (Himachal Pradesh), Aug 6 (IANS) It is a poultry bird that does not fly but ensures a steady income. Now a second emu-rearing farm has come up in Himachal ... Read more...

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More peacocks die of heat in Aravalli


June 12th, 2012 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, June 12 (IANS) After the death of eight peacocks Monday, three more of the national bird were found dead Tuesday in the same village, Hasanpur, in the Aravali hills ... Read more...

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Bisla family rejoices in son’s feat


May 28th, 2012 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, May 28 (IANS) His talent was never in doubt for his family and cricketing friends. But when Manvinder Sultan Singh Bisla exploded for Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) in ... Read more...

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Manmohan, Thein Sein embark on ‘new journey’ (Third Lead)


May 28th, 2012 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
Nay Pyi Taw, May 28 (IANS) India and Myanmar have "embarked on a new journey of bilateral cooperation", Prime Minister Manmohan Singh told President Thein Sein here Monday during ... Read more...

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India, Myanmar ink a dozen agreements (Lead)


May 28th, 2012 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
Nay Pyi Taw, May 28 (IANS) India and Myanmar Monday signed 12 agreements, including on a $500 million credit line, border area development and air services.The agreements were signed ... Read more...

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Kerala government welcomes budget


March 16th, 2012 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, March 16 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy Friday described the budget for 2012-13 as one which would benefit a cross-section of society.Speaking to reporters here, Chandy said that ... Read more...

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Hill cow’s milk can prevent heart disease?


January 22nd, 2012 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
Palampur (Himachal Pradesh), Jan 22 (IANS) The milk of a cow breed in Himachal Pradesh has a protein that battles heart disease, diabetes and autism, a scientist said here Sunday."The ... Read more...

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Bill for agriculture university deferred


December 28th, 2011 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 28 (IANS) The introduction of a bill to establish a central agricultural university in Bundelkhand region, spread across Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh, was deferred amid opposition ... Read more...

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Haryana to re-open sports sciences college


July 23rd, 2011 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 23 (IANS) Boosted by the performance of its sportspersons, who won the maximum medals in the Asian Games, Commonwealth Games (CWG) and other international events, the Haryana government ... Read more...

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Bihar set for a normal monsoon


June 8th, 2011 - 10:34 am ICT by IANS
Patna, June 8 (IANS) After facing two consecutive drought years, Bihar is set to get a normal monsoon this year -- a good news for the millions of farmers in ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh farmers benefiting from multi-storied farming


April 4th, 2011 - 4:31 pm ICT by ANI
Raipur, Apr 4 (ANI): The multi-storied pattern of farming is benefiting farmers of Chhattisgarh.Farmers are planting many crops using this method.The state, known as the 'Rice Bowl of India', is now looking ... Read more...

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PM visiting Jammu and Kashmir Friday


March 4th, 2011 - 12:20 am ICT by IANS
Jammu, March 3 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh who visits Jammu and Kashmir Friday morning is to meet a series of delegations, including some political groups, social and refugee ... Read more...

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PM to visit Kashmir to announce jobs package for youth


March 3rd, 2011 - 3:10 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 3 (ANI): The Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh, will visit Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday and is likely to announce a special employment package for the youth of ... Read more...

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Dharmapuri bus burning: Apex court stays execution of three


January 28th, 2011 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday stayed the execution of three people who were awarded death sentence in the 2000 Dharmapuri bus burning case where three students of Tamil ... Read more...

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Rahul Gandhi in Nagpur on three-day Maharashtra tour


January 27th, 2011 - 1:42 pm ICT by ANI
Nagpur, Jan 27 (ANI): Congress General Secretary Rahul Gandhi on Thursday arrived in Nagpur on his three-day visit to Maharashtra to take stock of the Youth Congress membership drive in the ... Read more...

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Bangladesh losing its rare fish species


January 2nd, 2011 - 12:32 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Jan 2 (IANS) Bangladesh is losing out on one of its main objects of pride: fish. Some 20 species of indigenous fish have become extinct over the last 10 years. A ... Read more...

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Orange festival in Manipur


December 15th, 2010 - 6:30 pm ICT by ANI
Tamenglong (Manipur), Dec.15 (ANI): People are thronging Orange festival organised in Manipur's Tamenglong District.Organised by the horticulture department, the festival aims at promoting the cultivation of orange over the region.Manipur Chief Minister ... Read more...

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Haryana university to help Nepal in agriculture development


December 8th, 2010 - 11:30 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Dec 8 (IANS) Scientists from the Chaudhary Charan Singh Haryana Agriculture University (HAU) in Haryana will provide their assistance for faster agriculture development in Nepal, a university official said Wednesday.An eight-member ... Read more...

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Bus burning case: Three death convicts to submit mercy plea


September 22nd, 2010 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 22 (IANS) A mercy petition signed by the three convicts sentenced to death in a bus burning case in Tamil Nadu is likely to be submitted to President Pratibha ... Read more...

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Bookie Mazhar’s family migrated from Faisalabad (Lead)


August 31st, 2010 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
By Awais Saleem Islamabad, Aug 31 (IANS) The sleepy Moonshi Mohallah of Faisalabad has shot into global prominence as suspected British match-fixer Mazhar Majeed's roots are in this textile city.Bookie Mazhar was arrested ... Read more...

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Mazhar’s roots are in Faisalabad


August 31st, 2010 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
By Awais Saleem Islamabad, Aug 31 (IANS) The sleepy moonshi mohallah of Faisalabad suddenly gained global attention as alleged British match-fixer Mazhar Majeed's roots are in this textile city.Mazhar was arrested by ... Read more...

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Bus burning: Three AIADMK arsonists sent to the gallows (Second Lead)


August 30th, 2010 - 11:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Chennai, Aug 30 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday upheld a trial court's decision to send three AIADMK activists to the gallows for killing three girl students of the Tamil Nadu Agricultural ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu bus burning: Apex court gives death to three (Lead, changing dateline)


August 30th, 2010 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Chennai, Aug 30 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday confirmed the death penalty to three AIADMK activists who caused the death of three women university students by torching their bus near ... Read more...

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University employee, wife murdered in Kanpur campus


July 29th, 2010 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 29 (IANS) The bodies of an agricultural university employee and his wife were found Thursday in the campus in Uttar Pradesh's Kanpur district, police said. The bodies of Durga Prasad, 55, ... Read more...

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Over a dozen hurt in Srinagar’s anti-blasphemy protests


June 5th, 2010 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 5 (IANS) Over a dozen people were injured as Jammu and Kashmir's summer capital Srinagar was Saturday rocked by protests over alleged blasphemous sketches against Islam, police said. A senior ... Read more...

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Gene Bank at Agricultural University in Tamil Nadu to benefit farmers


May 6th, 2010 - 5:05 pm ICT by ANI
Coimbatore (Tamil Nadu), May 6 (ANI): Tamil Nadu Agricultural University has established a Gene Bank within its premises in Coimbatore city here, so that the farmers and breeders benefit from it.The bank, ... Read more...

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Bihar to appoint agriculture adviser in each panchayat


March 3rd, 2010 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, March 3 (IANS) The Bihar government has decided to appoint one Krishi Salahkar (agriculture adviser) in each of the state's 8,463 panchayats to provide agricultural extension services. State Agriculture Minister Renu Kumari ... Read more...

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Bihar to set up farmer information centres


February 12th, 2010 - 1:50 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Feb 12 (IANS) Help for Bihar's farmers will soon be only a phone call away with the state government deciding to set up five information centres with toll free numbers. Agriculture scientists ... Read more...

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Farmers fair in Jammu and Kashmir attracts visitors


November 13th, 2009 - 6:14 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, Nov 13 (ANI): Hundreds of farmers here today visited a 'Kisan Mela' (farmers fair) to learn about procedures to increase agricultural yield.Organized by the Department of Agriculture in collaboration with ... Read more...

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Haryana agriculture university gives tips to farmers


October 28th, 2009 - 12:09 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Oct 27 (IANS) Scientists of a Haryana agricultural university Tuesday recommended new varieties of wheat and gave tips to farmers to increase crop production in the state, officials said. "Farmers should complete ... Read more...

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Indian American to represent US in farm trade talks


September 23rd, 2009 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun KumarWashington, Sep 23 (IANS) President Barack Obama has nominated an eminent Indian American agricultural scientist to the key post of chief agriculture negotiator in the office of the US ... Read more...

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Four arrested for woman professor’s murder


September 17th, 2009 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 17 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh police Thursday claimed to have solved the murder of a woman professor, in a Kanpur university campus, with the arrest of four people. Mandavi Singh, an assistant ... Read more...

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Farm university professor shot dead on campus


September 14th, 2009 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 14 (IANS) An assistant professor of the Chandra Shekhar Azad Agriculture University in Kanpur was shot dead on the campus Monday evening, police said. Mandavi Singh, an assistant professor in the ... Read more...

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Himachal Pradesh farmers adopt centuries old Homa farming method


August 27th, 2009 - 3:48 pm ICT by ANI
By AkhileshPalampur, Aug.27 (ANI): Himachal Pradesh, a State described by many people as the land of deities, is known for its traditional lifestyle and belief in religious rituals.To get a good harvest ... Read more...

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