Everything you need to know about Samalkot Agricultural Form: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Everything you need to know about Samalkot Agricultural Form: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Seoul, June 18 (IANS) Producer prices in South Korea fell for three straight months due to lower prices of farm goods and crude oil, central bank data showed Tuesday.
Washington, June 13 (ANI): A new study has found that a major ingredient in those green coffee bean dietary supplements - often touted as "miracle" weight-loss products - doesn't prevent weight gain in obese laboratory mice fed a high-fat diet when given at higher doses.
Washington, June 10 (ANI): Scientists have developed crop models to better forecast food production to feed a growing population - projected to reach 9 billion by mid-century - in the face of climate change.
New Delhi, June 7 (IANS) The information and broadcasting ministry plans to launch an SMS campaign to sensitise cable TV subscribers in phase I and phase II cities about the need to fill the Consumer Application Form (CAF), an official release said Friday.
Washington, June 6 (IANS) Ten months after six worshippers died in the gurdwara shooting in Oak Creek, Wisconsin, the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) will begin formally tracking hate crimes against Sikhs, Hindus and Arabs.
London, June 5 (ANI): Malnutrition problems cost the world 3.5 trillion dollars, where 500 dollars are spent on every person for improving health and avoiding lost productivity, according to the United Nations (UN).
Beijing, Jun 1 (Xinhua-ANI): Officials of the United Nations food agencies called for food security and nutrition to be placed at the center of the international agenda for African development, and hunger to be eliminated by 2025.
New Delhi: The Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) has sent a communication to Union Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad and Chairman, Food Safety & Standards Authority of India has urged them to extend date of registration or renewal under Food Safety and Standards Act by one year and similarly the due date of filing return be extended by one year.
It is to be noted that last date of such obligations expires on 31st May,2013. It is estimated that nearly more than one crore food business operators in the Country will be affected.
In its representation to both Union Health Minister and Chairman, FSSAI, the CAIT has said that previously while appreciating difficulties of food business operators as well as on the part of administrative machinery, the Authority did ex
Washington, May 26 (ANI): A University of Florida entomologist wants to improve mosquito netting by coating it with insecticide toxic only to mosquitoes.
Islamabad, May 25 (ANI): The Sindh High Court has dismissed a plea from a Jamaat-e-Islami candidate, who challenged the results of the election of Karachi's PS-39 seat, which has been won by the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf.
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday spoke of the UPA having improved economic performance, rebutted opposition allegations on 2G spectrum and coal blocks allocations, and talked of the country's re-emergence through transformation.
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) In the backdrop of reports that Afghan President Hamid Karzai may have sought increased security assistance from New Delhi during his two-day visit, his third in two years, India said Wednesday it would do everything within its means to promote stability and security in that country.
New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) India Monday signed four agreements with China that will boost Indian shipments of buffalo meat, fisheries and pharmaceuticals, and help reduce the trade deficit that rose to $40.77 billion in the financial year ended March 31, 2013.
Kathmandu, May 19 (ANI): The Joint Indo-Nepal Army Mountaineering Expedition Team successfully climbed Mount Everest. According to the Nepal Army Directorate of Information, the first team of the Joint expedition reached the world's highest peak at nine local time this morning.
Amritsar, May 15 (ANI): In an effort to decrease the increasing hate crime against Sikhs in the United State of America, the American Sikh Congressional Caucus (ASCC) requested congressmen to sign its first act "hate crime statistics against Sikhs".
Thiruvananthapuram, May 15 (IANS) The Kerala government will promote the state's coconut water-based drink "Neera" as a non-alcoholic health drink, Excise Minister K. Babu said Wednesday.
Washington, May 14 (ANI): Chinese scientists have revealed that human cases of novel H7N9 influenza virus infections can also be traced to a virus circulating among birds in poultry farms.
London, May 12 (ANI): British scientists have claimed that they have developed a new type of wheat which could increase productivity by 30 percent.
Washington, May 9 (ANI): Scientists have found that many kinds of cinnamon, cinnamon-flavored foods, beverages and food supplements in the United States use a form of the spice that contains high levels of a natural substance that may cause liver damage in some sensitive people.
New Delhi, May 8 (ANI): The Empowered Group of Ministers on Drought, headed by Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar, on Wednesday approved an additional assistance of Rs 256 crore for rejuvenation of orchards in drought-hit Maharasthra.
New York, May 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The UN Security Council has voted unanimously to establish the UN Assistance Mission in Somalia (or UNSOM), the world body said.
New Delhi, May 3 (ANI): The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) has given its approval to the Swedish retailer IKEA for Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in single-brand retail.
UGC has extended the dates for applying in National Eligibility Test (NET) online till May 3, 2013. Earlier, the last dates for applying online and generation of filled Bank Challan for payment of fee was 30.04.13.The new schedule for filling up the National Eligibility Test - June, 2013 Examination form are as follow:
Beijing, Apr. 26 (ANI): In March 2013, a novel H7N9 influenza virus was identified in China as the etiological agent of a flu-like disease in humans, resulting in some deaths.
Washington, April 25 (ANI): Dietary substitution of saturated fats enriched in medium chain triglycerides (MCT) for polyunsaturated fat prevents the development of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), according to new research.
New Delhi, April 23 (ANI): The chairman of the Prime Minister's Economic Advisory Council (PMEAC), C.Rangarajan, on Tuesday said that the Indian economy would grow by by 6.4 per cent in fiscal 2013-14.
Washington, April 17 (ANI): Researchers have found explanation to why there are so many hybrid moths in nature.
Washington, Apr 12 (ANI): In India and Nepal several dozens agricultural fires have been set and are burning, NASA has revealed.
Washington, April 10 (ANI): Scientists have found new evidence that a component of egg whites - already popular as a substitute for whole eggs among health-conscious consumers concerned about cholesterol in the yolk -have another beneficial effect in reducing blood pressure.
Mexico City, April 10 (IANS/EFE) Portuguese artist Juliao Sarmento is having his first exhibition in Mexico, where nearly 50 works will give visitors a look at the work of one of the world's most important contemporary artists.
New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) The government will enact the proposed right to food bill, covering 67 percent of the population, in the second half of the budget session April 22-May 10, Food Minister K.V. Thomas said here Wednesday.
* Eleven bills passed, including nine appropriation bills related to the railways, the general budget and the Jharkhand budget and two against gender crimes. The government had listed 68 bills.
Yangon, March 18 (Xinhua-ANI): The Myanmar government has simplified procedures for people to obtain passport for leaving the country, canceling submission of education clearance for the application as part of the efforts in its administration reform, local media reported Monday.
Hyderabad, March 16 (IANS) The 11th Metropolis World Congress-2014, featuring about 2,000 delegates from 100 metropolitan cities from around the world, will be held here in April next year, said an official statement Saturday night.
Washington, March 12 (ANI): Food that soon-to-be-moms eat in the days and weeks around the time of conception-or what's known as periconceptional nutrition-may affect the functioning of genes in her children, and their health, according to a new study.
New Delhi, March 11 (IANS) Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar Monday introduced a bill to ensure agricultural biosecurity of the country and safeguard the agricultural economy in the Lok Sabha.
Agriculture and Food Processing Minister Sharad Pawar Monday introduced the Agricultural Bio-Safety Bill-2013 in the Lok Sabha, the lower house of Parliament............
New Delhi, Mar 11 (ANI): Agriculture and Food Processing Minister Sharad Pawar introduced the Agricultural Bio-Safety Bill-2013 in the Lok Sabha today.
Yavatmal (Maharashtra), March 10 (IANS) In a bid to pressurise banks to come clean on alleged irregularities in the farm loans scam, Vidarbha farmers and widows will resort to "beating drums" outside the local lead banks and district banks from Monday, an activist said here Sunday.
New Delhi, March 7 (IANS) A day after Prime Minister Manmohan Singh assured parliament that action will be taken in the irregularities reported in the loan waiver scheme, the BJP said mere examination of the CAG's report by a parliamentary committee will not be enough.
New Delhi, March 6 (IANS) An unusually aggressive Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday took on the BJP saying the Congress-led UPA performed better than the BJP-led NDA.
Mumbai, March 6 (IANS) In an ambitious move, the City & Industrial Corporation of Maharashtra Ltd. (CIDCO) will construct 12,000 affordable houses and tenements for various categories in Navi Mumbai, an official said Wednesday.
New Delhi, March 6 (IANS) Prime minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday said the economy has faced a difficult situation in the past year but the government aims to achieve an average growth of eight percent during the 12th Five Year Plan, along with inclusive growth.
New Delhi, March 6 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday assured stringent action if any irregularities are found in the Rs.52,000 crore farm loan waiver scheme of the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government.
New Delhi, March 6 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday said stringent action would be taken, if any irregularities are found in the Rs.52,000-crore farm loan waiver scheme of the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government.
New Delhi, March 5 (IANS) The BJP Tuesday alleged that nearly 34 lakh farmers had been denied their right under the loan waiver scheme of the UPA government and demanded a CBI inquiry to unearth the real extent of the "massive scam".
New Delhi, March 5 (IANS) The government has again come under attack for a corruption scandal -- this time related to the 2008 Rs.52,000 crore ($9.5 billion) farm loan waiver scheme, in which the official auditor has pointed out serious lapses and malpractices.
he beleaguered UPA government for various scams, today faced another one as the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) has said there were serious lapses and malpractices in implementing the government's Rs.52,000 crore
New Delhi, Mar.5 (ANI): The Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG) on Tuesday expressed serious concern over the implementation of Rs.52,000 crore farm debt waiver scheme.
New Delhi, March 5 (IANS) The BJP Tuesday alleged that nearly 34 lakh farmers had been denied their right under the loan waiver scheme of the UPA government and demanded a CBI inquiry to unearth the real extent of the "scam".
New Delhi, March 5 (IANS) The Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) has said there were serious lapses and malpractices in implementing the government's Rs.52,000 crore ($9.5 billion) farm loan waiver scheme in 2008.
Washington, Feb 28 (IANS) A super-nutritious, protein-rich form of puffed rice could make it to the breakfast table soon, say researchers in New York.
New Delhi, Feb.28 (ANI): Finance Minister P. Chidamabaram on Thursday announced that items like tobacco products, SUVs and mobile phones would cost more.
Washington, February 28 (ANI): Researchers have found that a line of pig liver cells could perform many of the same functions as a human liver.
New Delhi, Feb. 28 (ANI): The General Budget for 2013-14 presented by Finance Minister P. Chidambaram reiterates clarity in tax laws, a stable tax regime, a non-adversarial tax administration and a fair mechanism for dispute resolution.
New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) Union Finance Minister P. Chidambaram Thursday proposed to levy a commodity transaction tax (CTT) on non-agriculture commodity trades at 0.01 percent on the price of the trade.
Bihar Oolice CSBC has released the list of rejected candidates of Bihar police CSBC Constable / Sipahi Recruitment 2012 - 2013. The applications of those who have submitted more than one application for Sipahi recruitment have been rejected.
Washington, Feb. 26 (ANI): Researchers have found a way to replace artificial preservatives in a bread to make it tastier.
Shillong, Feb 23 (IANS) At least six voters recorded their desire not to vote to mark their dissatisfaction with the candidates as people across Meghalaya defied a shutdown call by an outlawed militant outfit and turned out in large numbers to vote in the assembly polls Saturday.
UPSEE UPTU - SEE 2013 notification has been released. This year Gautam Buddh Technical University is entrusted with the task of conducting State Entrance Examination UPSEE.
Ghaziabad, Feb. 23 (ANI): Finance Minister P. Chidambaram, who launched the Centralised Processing Cell for Tax Deducted at Source (CPC-TDS) here on Saturday, said this system is a big boom to the taxpayer and the government.
New Delhi, Feb. 22 (ANI): Finance Minister P. Chidambaram will dedicate the Centralized Processing Cell for Tax Deducted at Source, CPC (TDS), to the nation tomorrow.
Washington, Feb 22 (IANS) The US outlook for agricultural exports in 2013 will remain strong and hit a record high although drought persisted in many parts of the country, projected Joseph Glauber, chief economist of US Department of Agriculture (USDA).
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 20 (IANS) The two-day nationwide strike called by various trade unions from Wednesday appeared to have evoked total response in Kerala, as shops and other establishments in the state downed their shutters and majority of the people preferred to remain indoors.
Form Four Results have been declared. With the declaration of Certificate of Secondary Education Examination CSEE those who have sat for the examination are feeling relieved.
New Delhi, Feb 18 (IANS) Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar Monday called upon the states to ensure that their agricultural universities are "adequately funded and staffed".
Nairobi, Feb 15 (IANS) Over 260,000 primary and secondary teachers in Kenya vowed Thursday to go on strike starting next week due to non-implementation of the salary agreement their union reached with the government last September.
Families watch out. The no-kids campaign is spreading to the economy class on planes. From now on, no babies or children are allowed between rows seven and 14 (now renamed 'The Quiet Zone') in economy cabins on AirAsia X routes. Adults who want a seat in that block have to pay an extra US$11.
New Delhi, Feb 14 (IANS) India's wholesale price based inflation fell to 6.62 percent in January, its lowest level in over three years, helped by slower rise in prices of fuel and manufactured items, government data showed Thursday.
Washington, Feb 12 (IANS) A new video, in keeping with the mood of Valentine's Day, highlights several facts why chocolate bust bad mood and may be good for you.
Washington, Feb 12 (ANI): As Valentine's Day approaches, the American Chemical Society (ACS) - the world's largest scientific society, has released a new Bytesize Science video today featuring five chemistry facts that highlight why chocolate, in moderation, may be good for you.
Washington, Feb. 11 (ANI): Rihanna and Chris Brown, who failed to show up at the Grammy awards 4 years back after a notorious battery incident, were spotted sitting together at the music event on Sunday.
Washington, Feb 9 (ANI): A mum's eating habits and behavior at the dinner table can influence her preschooler's obesity risk, a new study has revealed.
Bangalore, Feb 8 (IANS) Ladies, don't throw your torn or used saris, because scientists have found excellent use for them.
New Delhi, Feb 5 (ANI): Minister of State for Agriculture and Food Processing Industries Tariq Anwar today met visiting Premier of Canada's Manitoba Province, Greg Selinger, and expressed India's willingness for an enduring collaboration with Canada in all spheres of agriculture.
Srinagar, Feb 3 (IANS) An explosion in the population of Himalayan porcupine threatens to wreak havoc on the saffron and vegetable crops and fruit trees in Kashmir Valley. Long-time residents say they have no memory of the animal; its sighting is a new phenomenon.
Alappuzha (Kerala), Feb 2 (IANS) New coir products have huge potential, experts said Saturday and asked the Kerala government to provide subsidies to drive the industry's resurgence.
New Delhi, Jan 31 (IANS) The cabinet Thursday okayed a hike in the sugarcane price that mills are required to pay to farmers to Rs.210 per quintal - a rise of Rs.40 - for the year starting October 2013.
New Delhi, Jan 31 (IANS) Concerned over skyrocketing prices of onions which have nearly tripled in the last few weeks, Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Thursday said she had written to union Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar seeking curbs on its export.
Kolkata, Jan 22 (IANS) With the population of the hilsa dwindling rapidly in Indian waters, a team of scientists from across the country have embarked on a project to save the fish, considered a delicacy in Bengali cuisine, and revive its numbers through various interventions.
Washington, January 16 (ANI): An antibacterial extract from the leaves of the carob tree (the source of a popular chocolate substitute) are ideal for fighting the microbe responsible for listeriosis, a serious form of food poisoning, a new study has suggested.
Bangalore, Jan 12 (IANS) Used coffee grounds - the muck left behind in your percolator after brewing coffee - are a valuable source of bioactive compounds for producing dietary supplements, scientists report.
Washington, January 10 (ANI): Whole wheat bread could be given a more appetizing aroma and taste by controlling the amounts of a single chemical compound that appears in the staple food, which nutritionists regard as more healthful than its refined white counterpart.
Washington, Jan 10 (IANS) What makes whole wheat bread a lot more appetising and tasty -- it just boils down to controlling the amounts of ferulic acid (FA), a compound found in wheat bran.
New Delhi, Dec 26 (IANS) The central government Wednesday hiked the Minimum Support Price (MSP) of wheat for 2012-13 to Rs.1,350 per quintal, up by Rs.65 over last year.
Beijing, Dec 21 (IANS) A kind of worm has become a major source of protein for some people in China which they either fry or grind into a powder before use.
Washington, December 20(ANI): Scientists say a new process for blowing up grains of rice produces a super-nutritious form of puffed rice, with three times more protein and a rich endowment of other nutrients that make it ideal for breakfast cereals, snack foods and nutrient bars for school lunch programs.
Washington, December 19 (ANI): Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is thought to have originated from chimpanzees in central Africa that were infected with simian immunodeficiency virus (SIV), a retrovirus.
New Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) The government has decided to fix a minimum support price (MSP) for minor forest produce such as tendu leaves, bamboo and raisin, according to Tribal Affairs Minister V. Kishore Chandra Deo. The move will benefit poor tribal communities as the trade of forest products is controlled largely by industries and contractors.
Jakarta, Dec 11 (IANS) India and Indonesia have agreed to cooperate in the fisheries sector, particularly in processing, marketing and research and development.
New Delhi, Dec. 8 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Saturday took on Dr. Manmohan Singh, saying the economist Prime Minster is wrong on foreign direct investment (FDI) in multi band retail and alleged that his government has betrayed the nation.
Ludhiana, Dec 8 (ANI): The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, on Saturday said the Punjab Agricultural University (PAU) has contributed enormously to the development of Indian agriculture, right from the early years when we were food deficit.
Ludhiana, Dec 8 (ANI): Asserting that the government's decision to allow Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in retail was strongly supported by farmer organisations in Punjab, Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh on Saturday said that it will benefit the farmers, consumers and the country.
Ludhiana, Dec 8 (ANI): Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Saturday lauded Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh, saying the latter is one of the most distinguished economist of the world.
Washington, December 6 (ANI): Bag-in-box wines are likelier than their bottled counterparts to develop unpleasant flavors, aromas and colors when stored at warm temperatures, a new study has found.
Ludhiana, Dec 6 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will take part in the golden jubilee celebrations of the Punjab Agricultural University (PAU) here Dec 8.
Washington, Dec 6 (IANS) In July this year, farmers in the US Midwest and plains regions watched crops wilt and die after a stretch of unusually low precipitation and high temperatures.
New Delhi, Dec 4 (ANI): India-based GMR Infrastructure has claimed that met all commercial criteria required by the Maldives Government to secure the USD 511 million Male International Airport contract, as per documents obtained from sources.
Chandigarh, Dec 3 (IANS) Blaming the faulty policies of the central government for the miserable economic condition of the farmers, Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal Monday rejected a move by a central panel recommending a freeze in the minimum support price (MSP) of wheat.
Bikaner, Nov 30 (IANS) Manju Wadhwa, eminent scientist, Department of Animal Nutrition, Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Science University, Ludhiana, has been conferred the Fellow of Animal Nutrition Association award for her outstanding contribution to the field of animal nutrition.