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

Opinion  /  Published 08.12.19

The value of libraries

Sir — It was greatly disheartening to read that nearly 800 libraries in Britain have had to shut down over the past 10 years on account of austerity cuts to budgets made by local authorities. Author...
By The Telegraph in

West Bengal  /  Published 26.11.19

Bulbul sends vegetable prices soaring

By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

India  /  Published 22.11.19

Ad stick for McDonald’s

India’s apex food authority on Friday said it had issued notices to McDonald’s India for “irresponsible advertising”, citing a company advertisement that says: “Stuck with Ghiya-Tori Again? ...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 24.12.18

Organic veggies steal Jamshedpur flower show

Vegetables have found pride of place at the 30th Annual Flower Show at Gopal Maidan in Bistupur. Farmers under the self-help groups of Tata Steel Rural Development Society are making brisk business by...
By Antara Bose in Jamshedpur


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 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

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


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