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Bihar leaders demand Bharat Ratna for Verghese Kurien


September 11th, 2012 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 11 (IANS) Bihar's politicians across the spectrum Tuesday demanded the country's highest civilian honour - the Bharat Ratna - for the late Verghese Kurien, who brought about ... Read more...

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Verghese Kurien: rare visionary and astute manager (Tribute)


September 10th, 2012 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
The demise of Dr Verghese Kurien marks the end of an era. During this era, an import dependent milk deficit nation - where availability per capita per day was 117 gm ... Read more...

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Father of White Revolution Verghese Kurien is dead (Lead)


September 9th, 2012 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
Anand (Gujarat), Sep 9 (IANS) Verghese Kurien, who brought milk revolution in the country, died Sunday in a hospital in Nadiad following a prolonged illness, an official said. He ... Read more...

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Verghese Kurien: the architect of India’s White Revolution (Obituary)


September 9th, 2012 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
Anand (Gujarat), Sep 9 (IANS) He made the ordinary, neighbourhood 'doodhwala' (milkman) a key player in the country's struggle for economic development and progress at the grassroot level.Verghese Kurien, the ... Read more...

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Maharashtra welcomes lifting of ban on milk powder exports


June 2nd, 2012 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 2 (IANS) The Maharashtra government Saturday welcomed the central government's decision to withdraw the ban on export of skimmed milk powder as it would be in the ... Read more...

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Mother Dairy hikes milk prices


September 10th, 2011 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) Popular milk brand Mother Dairy has hiked prices of milk supplied by it by up to Rs.2 a litre, effective from Sunday, an official said ... Read more...

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Karnataka eyes Indian diaspora to promote dairy exports


January 17th, 2011 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
By Fakir Balaji Bangalore, Jan 17 (IANS) As the second largest milk producer after Gujarat in India, Karnataka is eying the large Indian diaspora to promote dairy exports and make a ... Read more...

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Amrita Patel elected to global dairy panel


December 6th, 2010 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Dec 6 (IANS) Amrita Patel, chairman of the National Dairy Development Board (NDDB), has become the first Indian to be elected to the board of the International Dairy Federation (IDF), a ... Read more...

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Rahul Gandhi pays surprise visit to Gujarat’s Anand


August 10th, 2010 - 11:05 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Aug 10 (IANS) Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi Tuesday caught everyone by surprise when he visited the Institute of Rural Management Anand (IRMA)headquartered at the milk town of Anand in ... Read more...

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NDDB to invest Rs.17,000 crore to boost milk production


July 28th, 2010 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) The National Dairy Development Board (NDDB) is planning to invest Rs.17,000 crore as part of a 15-year national plan to usher in a second White Revolution to ... Read more...

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Rs.17,000 crore plan to boost India’s milk production


July 16th, 2010 - 12:15 am ICT by IANS
Anand, July 15 (IANS) The National Dairy Development Board (NDDB) has worked out a 15-year National Dairy Plan (NDP) with an outlay of Rs.17,000 crore ($3,650 million) to meet the country's projected ... Read more...

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India will face milk shortage as demand rises: dairy board


February 17th, 2010 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 17 (IANS) India is set to face milk shortage soon due to rising consumption in both rural and urban areas while productivity remains low despite the country being the world's ... Read more...

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Rahul Gandhi and British foreign secretary Miliband to visit Amethi


January 13th, 2009 - 11:26 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi , Jan.13 (ANI): British Foreign Secretary David Miliband and Congress General Secretary and MP Rahul Gandhi will visit Amethi on a two-day tour, beginning Wednesday (Jan.14). Miliband had desired ... Read more...

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National Dairy Development Board proposes Rs.173 bn plan


November 5th, 2008 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
Anand (Gujarat), Nov 5 (IANS) India's leading dairy development agency, the National Dairy Development Board (NDDB), has proposed a Rs.173 billion draft National Dairy Plan to increase the country's milk production from ... Read more...

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Agriculture Leadership Awards announced


September 12th, 2008 - 8:56 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sept 12 (ANI): The names for the National Agriculture Leadership Awards have been announced for this year by the National Committee which functions under the Chairmanship of Haryana Governor ... Read more...

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For maths teacher Manjari Patil, numbers are beautiful (With images)


June 22nd, 2008 - 10:48 am ICT by IANS
By V.N. Balakrishna Ahmedabad, June 21 (IANS) The name Manjari Patil might not immediately ring a bell, but this maths teacher has been quietly working towards ensuring that when children learn their numbers, ... Read more...

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Gujarat’s medical college gets lab accreditation


May 26th, 2008 - 9:59 pm ICT by admin
Ahmedabad, May 26 (IANS) The Pramukhswami Medical College at Karamsad in central Gujarat has received the accreditation from the National Accreditation Board for Laboratories (NABL) for all its laboratories. "This is an ... Read more...

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Measles vaccine vials seized from Hyderabad facility


April 25th, 2008 - 10:26 pm ICT by admin
Hyderabad, April 25 (IANS) Authorities Friday seized vials of anti-measles vaccine from Human Biologicals Institute (HBI) here, after the vaccine claimed lives of four children in Tamil Naidu. State drug control administration ... Read more...

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Indian dairy industry wants export benefits reinstated


April 24th, 2008 - 12:28 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) The Indian dairy industry has taken exception to the removal of fiscal benefits on the export of some value added products, saying the move was negating the ... Read more...

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National Dairy Development Board to manage Assam cooperative


April 5th, 2008 - 4:20 pm ICT by admin
Ahmedabad, April 5 (IANS) The National Dairy Development Board (NDDB) has agreed to manage the West Assam Milk Producers' Cooperative Union Ltd (WAMUL) for a period of five years on the request ... Read more...

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Tesco in secret talks with Indian partner: report


April 3rd, 2008 - 5:40 pm ICT by admin
London, April 3 (IANS) Tesco, Britain's largest retailer, is in talks with a secret Indian partner for a joint venture to launch "an assault on the Indian shopping market through the back ... Read more...

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Sonia Gandhi’s three-day Rae Bareli visit concludes


November 14th, 2007 - 2:28 am ICT by admin
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Sonia Gandhi inaugurates tourism guest house, more roads in Rae Bareli


November 14th, 2007 - 2:25 am ICT by admin
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Sonia launches developmental projects in Rae Bareli


November 14th, 2007 - 2:21 am ICT by admin
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