Jharkhand  /  Published 14.06.20

Field day for footballer

Poverty had compelled 20-year-old footballer Asha Kumari to leave the football fields and work alongside her mother among vegetable fields instead, in Lakshmipur village of Dhanbad. However, there wa...
By Our Correspondent in Dhanbad

Jharkhand  /  Published 07.06.20

Veggie sellers want to return to Sakchi market

The Wholesale Sabji Vikreta Sangh in Jamshedpur has suffered a loss of more than Rs 5 lakh in the past two months, as a result of inadequate storage facilities during the Covid-19 pandemic.The Sangh, ...
By Antara Bose in Jamshedpdur

North East  /  Published 21.05.20

Sisters sell vegetables

Two sisters, aged 10 and 14, from Kakopathar in Upper Assam’s Tinsukia district, have been selling vegetables in local markets to support their family.“After selling vegetables, we buy essential c...
By Manoj Kumar Ojha in Doomdooma

Jharkhand  /  Published 18.05.20

Tribal leaders sell awareness

Two leaders from the tribal community sold vegetables on Sunday to create awareness among the people to pay reasonable prices to vegetable growers.The sale happened from 6.30am to 8.30am at Dangra Tol...
By Raj Kumar in Ranchi

North East  /  Published 14.05.20

Rs 2-crore veggies stuck in godowns

Perishable goods like potatoes, onions and garlic worth Rs 2 crore are lying at the Changsari wholesale godowns, which have been sealed by the government after a labourer, Mangru Sahani, was found inf...
By Sanjana Bordoloi in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 26.04.20

Firm willing to transport vegetables to states

A private firm had expressed willingness to transport 10 tonnes of vegetables every day from Assam to other states in chartered flights during the lockdown, state industries and commerce minister Chan...
By PTI in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 20.04.20

Rain hits vegetable supply in Assam

Farmers in Assam are struggling to supply vegetables to people in their respective districts amid the nationwide lockdown as unseasonal bad weather is damaging their crops. Many districts in the state...
By Manoj Kumar Ojha in Doomdooma

India  /  Published 18.04.20

Arunachal Pradesh faces shortage of vegetables

The state agriculture department has advised the deputy commissioners of all districts in Arunachal Pradesh to review the functioning of the Agriculture Produce Marketing Committee (APMC) to deal with...
By PTI in Itanagar

North East  /  Published 11.04.20

Veggies, fish, chicken supply ensured

The Kamrup (metro) district administration in Assam has assured supply of vegetables in the city through mobile vendors till the lockdown is withdrawn.Speaking to The Telegraph, deputy commissioner B...
By Mohsin Khaiyam in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 09.04.20

Residents’ rush for vegetables defies rule

The Kamrup (metro) district administration on Thursday continued its attempt to streamline the supply of vegetables through 91 mobile vendors and provided the option of moving them across 60 wards of ...
By Mohsin Khaiyam in Guwahati


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