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Agriculture
West Bengal  /  Published 12.07.22

Bengal: Paddy sowing hit

Lack of rainfall in the agriculture-rich districts of Bengal has halted sowing of paddy, leaving lakhs of rural workers in trouble at a time the state government had to press a pause button on the 100...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

News  /  Published 17.06.22

IIT Madras research looks into why rural community stays away from non-farming jobs

Lack of education and skill, credit constraint and poor access to social capital predominant reasons that discourage farmers from engaging in the non-farming sector...
By Our Correspondent

Jharkhand  /  Published 09.06.22

Jharkhand push for affordable farm tech

Jharkhand agriculture secretary Aboobacker Siddique has advised researchers at Ranchi-based Birsa Agricultural University (BAU) to focus on perfecting need-based, easily accessible and affordable farm...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

News  /  Published 06.06.22

Outreach to bring West Bengal mango growers within GI ambit

The state government has decided to reach out to mango growers to urge them to apply for the status of authentic sellers of GI-tagged mangoes in an attempt to boost export of the summer delicacy, offi...
By Kinsuk Basu in Kolkata

India  /  Published 29.05.22

Lioness dies of snakebite in Odisha zoo

A lioness in the Nandankanan zoo died of snakebite on Saturday. Zoo officials said they found a venomous snake in the water body inside lioness Ganga’s enclosure. Zoo deputy director Dr Sanjee...
By Our Special Correspondent in Bhubaneswar

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Career  /  Published 10.05.22

Agricultural Engineering: UG and PG courses, entrance exams and prospects

Good ranking in JEE Advanced, JEE Mains or state joint entrance exams is important if you want to pursue Agricultural Engineering ...
By Saikat Chakraborty

News  /  Published 09.05.22

Chandramukhi potatoes make costlier return to Kolkata markets

Chandramukhi potatoes: Rs 35-Rs 40 a kilo Sold for Rs 25-30 per kilo a few months back Tomatoes: Rs 50 Sold for Rs 25 a kilo a few weeks back Carrots: Rs 50-Rs 60 a kilo Sold ...
By Kinsuk Basu

India  /  Published 30.04.22

Nabard sanctions Rs 31,786cr for Odisha

The National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (Nabard) has disbursed Rs 31,786 crore to Odisha during the financial year 2021-22, recording an increase of 40 per cent over the preceding year...
By Our Special Correspondent in Bhubaneswar

Jharkhand  /  Published 21.04.22

BAU honour for Soka varsity founder

Birsa Agricultural University (BAU) on Thursday conferred honorary professorship on Daisaku Ikeda, one of the world’s leading interpreters of Buddhism, President of Soka Gakkai International (SG...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

West Bengal  /  Published 04.04.22

BSF promise for border villagers

Dinhata 2 block development officer in Cooch Behar district has said the BSF promised that there would be no restriction on farmers cultivating jute on agriculture land located before the fences on th...
By Main Uddin Chisti in Cooch Behar


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