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UP wants better railway platforms

September 21st, 2012 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 21 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh is seeking better and improved railway platforms in the state.The state government Friday said it would ask the railway ministry to improve the condition ... Read more...

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FlaktWoods India expects Rs.205 crore orders this year

December 14th, 2011 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 14 (IANS) FlaktWoods India Limited, a the leading global supplier of energy-efficient air solutions in infrastructure and industry sectors, Wednesday said it expected around Rs.205 crore orders this ... Read more...

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Chemical use a threat to China’s grain output: Experts

July 18th, 2011 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 18 (IANS) The high usage of chemicals is posing a threat to China's grain output, experts have warned.China's grain production hit 546.4 million tonnes in 2010 despite floods ... Read more...

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Battle between chemical and organic fertilizer lobbies

April 4th, 2011 - 3:04 pm ICT by ANI
By Yogesh DewanBhopal Apr 4 (ANI): A battle of wits is being waged between the lobbies pitching for organic agriculture and those who stick to the current formulae of chemical fertilizer-pesticides usage.On ... Read more...

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Greenpeace demands a “Green Budget” during consultation with Mukherjee

January 13th, 2011 - 6:11 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan.13 (ANI): Meeting Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee at a pre-budget consultation, environment watchdog Greenpeace said on Thursday that it was high time the Government brought a 'green' component ... Read more...

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China announces control guidelines to avoid price rises

November 18th, 2010 - 1:48 am ICT by BNO News
BEIJING, CHINA (BNO NEWS) -- China on Wednesday announced control guidelines on prices to aid consumers facing rising inflation which rose food prices by 10.1 percent in October, the state-run Xinhua news ... Read more...

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Rice intensification (SRI) technique benefits farmers in Tripura

October 29th, 2009 - 7:29 pm ICT by ANI
By Pinaki DasAgartala, Oct.29 (ANI): The successful implementation of the system of rice intensification (or SRI) technique in Tripura has greatly benefited farmers of the State.Tripura is one of the States in ... Read more...

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‘Subsidy for organic fertilizers necessary for food security’

August 27th, 2009 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
Chitradurga (Karnataka) Aug 27 (IANS) Saying that the soil has been degraded of nutrients because of indiscriminate use of chemical fertilizers, a meeting of farmers, agricultural scientists and government officials concluded that ... Read more...

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Taliban loot seven trucks of bomb-making chemical fertilizers in Swat

April 26th, 2009 - 1:08 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Apr.16 (ANI): Heavily armed Taliban gunmen have looted at least seven trucks of chemical fertilizer used in making bombs in the Swat Valley, a report by the BBC claims.According to ... Read more...

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‘Give Muslims jobs, development benefits to bridge alienation’

February 1st, 2009 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) Former chief justice A.M. Ahmadi said Muslims in India were victims of "discrimination", as a convention here Sunday recommended job reservations and other developmental benefits for bridging ... Read more...

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Thailand’s organic rice farmers enjoy health benefits

May 21st, 2008 - 10:56 am ICT by admin
By Peter Janssen Chachoengsao(Thailand), May 21(DPA) Thailand's rice farmers are happy this year. Rice prices have more than doubled on both the domestic and international markets, so paddy in the field means money ... Read more...

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