Trichy: Post-harvest processing of agriculture produces will open up several opportunities for entrepreneurial ventures, said A Amudhasurabi, head of department of technology dissemination, Indian Institute of Food Processing Technology, on Monday.
Rs 1,413: That’s the average monthly surplus available to a rural Indian home, whether a farm or non-farm household--enough to buy a ceiling fan, but this money must be used to repay loans as well, according to new data from a national survey.
The Hindu reached an important milestone on Thursday, celebrating its 140th anniversary. Many readers wished the paper on social media on the occassion, recollecting how they grew up with it. Many commented on how The Hindu is seen as a source of authentic and balanced news.
Mumbai: Under pressure from farmers’ groups across the country due to falling prices and a glut of produce, the Bharatiya Janata Party-led National Democratic Alliance government announced a hike in the minimum support prices (MSP) of kharif (monsoon) season crops in... Read more
Under pressure from farmers’ groups across the country due to falling prices and a glut of produce, the Bharatiya Janata Party-led National Democratic Alliance government announced a hike in the minimum support prices (MSP) of kharif (monsoon) season crops in July 2018. It claimed this... Read more
KOZHIKODE: Farmer Sanmathy Raj was walking to his field last last week when he stopped short. Dead earthworms covered the ground. “I couldn’t walk without stepping on them,” he said.
https://www.indiatimes.com/news/india/after-deadly-floods-fear-of-disease-outbreak... Read more
केरल में बाढ़ से फसल चौपट होने के बाद अब एक नई मुसीबत किसानों के सामने आ गई है। यहां के वयनाड और इडुक्की जिलों के कई गांवों में बड़ी संख्या में केचुओं के मरने के मामले सामने आ रहे हैं। इससे खेतों की मिट्टी को काफी नुकसान हो सकता है। साथ ही यह बात इस ओर भी इशारा करती है कि बाढ़ से मिट्टी की... Read more
On August 21 the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) said flood waters had begun to recede from most parts of inundated Kerala. The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) forecast respite from heavy rainfall in the ensuing days. By then 370 lives had been lost (not to speak of homes, roads and... Read more
Khammam: Efforts at targeting malnutrition have been in place for several years in the district under the Integrated Child Development Services (ICDS). However, since the reach of the ICDS has been limited, under-nutrition or malnutrition among the children still continues to haunt Khammam... Read more
KOZHIKODE: After floods, people of Wayanad are a worried lot after witnessing a range of strange events from mass death of earthworms to fast receding of waters in the rivers and widespread land subsidence and well collapses.
One more story on the earthworms: https://weather.com/en-IN... Read more