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Murrah milk drives Haryana’s white revolution


August 22nd, 2012 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 22 (IANS) With dairy farming picking up in the state, and with the rising popularity of the Murrah breed of buffaloes, milk production in Haryana has gone up ... Read more...

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Bihar NGO director arrested for Rs.150 crore fraud


June 13th, 2012 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
Patna June 13 (IANS) The director of a Patna-based NGO was arrested here Wednesday for allegedly being part of a racket that collected over Rs.150 crore from farmers and students ... Read more...

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Punjab-Israel to tie-up for dairy farming


June 5th, 2012 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 5 (IANS) Punjab will soon tie-up with an Israeli company to develop the dairy farming sector in the state and provide farmers an opportunity to diversify from the ... Read more...

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Four NGO workers held for duping Bihar farmers, students


March 15th, 2011 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, March 15 (IANS) Four workers of non-governmental organisation Muskan were arrested here Tuesday for decamping with over Rs.150 crore that they collected from thousands of farmers and students in ... Read more...

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Goat breeding: the new currency in the desert


March 3rd, 2011 - 11:54 am ICT by ANI
By Dilip BidawatJodhpur, Mar 3 (ANI): The basis of all human civilizations across the world and from times immemorial has been the struggle for survival. In the arid desert region off ... Read more...

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New initiative to strengthen India-Israel relations


February 16th, 2011 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) A new initiative has been launched to reach out to Indian policymakers, journalists and the public to spread awareness about Israel and help strengthen ties with India, ... Read more...

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Farmers reap rich harvest at Chandigarh agri-fair


December 6th, 2010 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
By Alkesh Sharma Chandigarh, Dec 6 (IANS) Farmers came from all over Punjab, Haryana and even from countries like Afghanistan to reap a rich harvest of technology at the Agro Tech 2010, ... Read more...

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US cattle genetics firm to help Punjab dairying


September 3rd, 2010 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 3 (IANS) A leading US-based cattle genetics marketing organisation Friday announced it will be working closely with Punjab farmers to promote dairy farming and help the state in achieving success ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Himachal gives eight percent DA to its employees


August 15th, 2010 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 15 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal Sunday announced eight percent dearness allowance for state government employees and pensioners in his Independence Day speech at Karsog town in ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Community farming turns a lucrative option in Orissa


July 28th, 2010 - 8:05 pm ICT by ANI
Bolangir (Orissa), July 28 (ANI): The Community farming involving farmers, landowners and landless labourers has turned out to be a lucrative option in Orissa, as the stakeholders reap equal shares of the ... Read more...

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Punjab may have venture with New Zealand’s dairy giant


May 23rd, 2010 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 23 (IANS) Milkfed, a leading milk cooperative society in Punjab, is contemplating signing a joint venture with Fonterra, New Zealand's dairy giant, an official said Sunday. On the invitation of ... Read more...

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Cows grazing on “super grass” may produce up to 20 per cent more milk


March 1st, 2010 - 5:26 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, March 1 (ANI): Reports indicate that Australian scientists are planning to launch a genetically-engineered "super-grass" by 2013, claiming that cows grazing on it will produce up to 20 per cent more ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

New Zealand’s Richard Hadlee woos Indian investors


January 31st, 2010 - 12:53 pm ICT by ANI
Chandigarh, Jan 31 (ANI): Richard Hadlee, cricketing legend and brand ambassador for New Zealand, wooed Indian investors at a conclave here on Saturday.Hadlee, the legendary fast bowler, who is donning a new ... Read more...

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New Zealand firm to hold fair to attract investors


January 20th, 2010 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) Auckland-based investment company NZ Financial Solutions is organising a two-day event here from Jan 23 to boost investments in real estate, sports and lifestyle opportunities in New ... Read more...

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Punjab farmers take to dairy farming for second ‘White Revolution’


December 21st, 2009 - 5:09 pm ICT by ANI
By Ravinder SinghAmritsar, Dec 21(ANI): Punjab is ushering a second 'white revolution' by adopting modern dairy technology, which is seen as a viable and profitable alternative.Gurmukh Singh, a daily farm owner who ... Read more...

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Rs.300-crore dairy farming project planned for Himachal


September 23rd, 2009 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 23 (IANS) The National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (Nabard) will promoting dairy farming in Himachal Pradesh to improve farmers' economic conditions. "A Rs.300-crore Doodh Ganga project will be launched ... Read more...

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MCD discusses capital’s stray cattle menace


July 31st, 2009 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) Councillors in the Municipal Corporation of Delhi Friday questioned the agency's methods of catching stray cattle from the capital's roads and also set up a committee to ... Read more...

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FM radio channel for livestock management


July 31st, 2009 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 31 (IANS) The Indian Veterinary Research Institute (IVRI) in Uttar Pradesh's Bareilly district is all set to launch an FM radio channel that would inform farmers about new technologies and ... Read more...

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Today’s milk production system has smaller carbon footprint than mid-20th century


June 11th, 2009 - 3:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 11 (ANI): A new study has determined that dairy genetics, nutrition, herd management and improved animal welfare over the past 60 years have resulted in a modern milk production system ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Self-help groups help rural women in Punjab


May 1st, 2009 - 9:59 pm ICT by ANI
By Avtar GillAbohar, May 1 (ANI): A large number of women in Punjab are gaining self reliance with the help of self-help groups (SHGs) operating under the Swarnajayanti Gram Swarozagar Yojana ... Read more...

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Punjab becoming an investment destination


October 6th, 2008 - 8:56 pm ICT by ANI
By Sunil Sharma Chandigarh, Oct.6 (ANI): Punjab has emerged as one of the favourite investment destinations of the country, following connectivity to other places and other advantages. To attract more investors to the ... Read more...

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Gujarat banks on mega projects to lure global investors


June 24th, 2008 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
By P.S. Anantharaman Ahmedabad, June 24 (IANS): At the Vibrant Gujarat global investors summit in January next year, the Gujarat government's accent will be on marketing the $90-billion Delhi-Mumbai Industrial Corridor (DMIC) and ... Read more...

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Punjab farmers combine agriculture with dairy farming


May 30th, 2008 - 9:11 pm ICT by admin
By Ravinder Singh Robin/Sunil Sharma Amritsar/Chandigarh, May 30 (ANI): Punjab, known for its agricultural productions and a vibrant culture, is today witnessing a change in farming practices. Enterprising farmers are growing items ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Punjab’s young farmers take to dairy farming to usher in White Revolution


May 25th, 2008 - 8:48 pm ICT by admin
By Sunil Kumar Sharma Grangan (Mohali), May 25 (ANI): Punjab has long been known as a leader in the Indian agriculture sector. It acquired fame in the 1960s and 1970s for the Green ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Kamul Milk, a boon for tribals in Assam


April 6th, 2008 - 6:56 pm ICT by admin
By Peter Alex ToddDiphu (Assam), April 6 (ANI): The administration of Karbi Anglong, an Autonomous Hill District in Assam has initiated a milk union project and thus linked the producer, distributor ... Read more...

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Displaced Nagpur farmers protest against Maharashtra Government


January 11th, 2008 - 10:32 pm ICT by admin
Nagpur, Jan 11 (ANI): Farmers displaced from their lands to make way for a cargo hub in Nagpur staged a protest here today against the Maharashtra government's apathy in ensuring them compensation ... Read more...

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