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Rains and hailstorm affected 189 lakh hectares of crop area in the country, Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh today said in Rajya Sabha, revising his earlier figure of 94 lakh hectares. 

Replying to a debate on the 'Agrarian Crisis' in the country, he said the figure of 94 lakh hectares cited in Lok Sabha last week was based on the reports received from various states including Uttar Pradesh. 

Published on 3 weeks 4 days ago
Location New Delhi, India
Publisher indiatimes.com
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The Green Revolution has played a transformational role in the revival of Indian Agriculture, making India not just self-sufficient in food grains but a net exporter too.

However, decades after the Green Revolution, India is faced with the challenge of ensuring food and nutritional security.

Published on 3 weeks 4 days ago
Location India
Publisher thehindubusinessline.com
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The Moroccan Green Plan, an ambitious strategy launched in 2008, is a success story which helped in the development of the Moroccan agriculture sector, said, Monday in Meknes, Spanish agriculture, food and environment minister Isabel Garcia Tejerina.

Published on 3 weeks 4 days ago
Location Meknes,
Publisher moroccoworldnews.com
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Agriculture Minister OP Dhankar remained defiant over his remarks terming farmers who commit suicide as criminals and cowards.

Addressing a press conference, Dhankar said that his government stands with the farmers and has done more than any other state government in the country to compensate farmers hit by crop loss due to adverse climatic conditions.

Published on 3 weeks 4 days ago
Location Chandigarh, Haryana
Publisher india.com
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Over the last two days, Nepal has been rattled by its worst earthquakes since 1934.

More than 3,000 people have lost their lives, and villages, roads, highways and ancient buildings have been devastated. The total economic losses from the damage could be between $1 billion and $10 billion, according to the US Geological Survey’s best estimate.

Published on 3 weeks 5 days ago
Location Nepal
Publisher qz.com
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A powerful lobby stands in the way of two of the world's biggest economies completing a trade deal: Japanese rice farmers.

Rice is the island-nation's staple grain and a powerful symbol of self-sufficiency. It is also among the thorniest issues holding up an agreement the two nations hope to unveil when Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and President Barack Obama meet in Washington next week.

Published on 3 weeks 5 days ago
Location Washington
Publisher cambridgechron.com
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Published on 3 weeks 5 days ago
Location Tel Aviv, Israel
Publisher ndtv.com
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Have you ever searched for a home on the Internet? The collection of data on vacant real estate, including historical values, photos, and neighborhood information helps paint a picture of the property before you even set foot inside its front door.

Published on 3 weeks 5 days ago
Location San Francisco
Publisher agriculture.com
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The Maharashtra government has reported 257 suicides by farmers in the State between January and March this year resulting from the agrarian crisis.

“The government of Maharashtra has reported that 257 farmers have committed suicide in the State due to agrarian reasons during the period January to March 2015,” Minister of State for Agriculture Mohanbhai Kundaria said in a written reply to a question in the Rajya Sabha.

Published on 3 weeks 5 days ago
Location Maharashtra, India
Publisher thehindu.com
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The Maharashtra government has reported 257 suicides by farmers in the State between January and March this year resulting from the agrarian crisis.

“The government of Maharashtra has reported that 257 farmers have committed suicide in the State due to agrarian reasons during the period January to March 2015,” Minister of State for Agriculture Mohanbhai Kundaria said in a written reply to a question in the Rajya Sabha.

Published on 3 weeks 5 days ago
Location Maharashtra, India
Publisher thehindu.com
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