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Arunachal Pradesh Governor Asks Students To Set Up Startups And Become Job Providers

Dec 01, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

He advised them to acquire merit and not bribe for their mission accomplishment. “Always abide by law and be a man of cent per cent humane virtues,” he stressed.

Prices Of Pulses Substantially Stabilised Due To Pre-Emptive Measures

Nov 19, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

"Stability in the retail prices of pulses has been achieved on account of pre-emptive and proactive measures taken by the government such as taking import of tur, urad and moong from 'restricted to free category' with effect from May 15, in order to ensure smooth and seamless imports," the Union Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution said in a release.


Centre To Repeal Three Farm Laws, Agitating Farmers Should Go Home Now : PM Modi

Goal of three farm laws was to empower farmers, especially small farmers, said PM Modi while addressing the nation.

Punjab CM Terms Boosting Industry 'Need Of The Hour', Assures Zero Tolerance For Corruption, Delays And Inertia

Oct 26, 2021 Harish Manav

The CM also emphasized on the state's land bank of 6000 acres with plug & play facilities to facilitate prospective entrepreneurs for setting up units.


Assam Hosts Business Summit To Attract Investment For Making NE A Palm Oil Production Hub

The central government’s palm oil mission envisages expanding oil palm plantation in the country by another 6.5 lakh hectres out of which 3.28 lakh hectres is proposed in the North Eastern states.

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05 October, 2021

How You Can Take Part In Celebrating World Cotton Day

Outlook Web Bureau

On World Cotton Day, stakeholders from the global cotton community come together to speak on the many benefits of cotton.


04 October, 2021

Lakhimpur Kheri: UP Police File FIR Against Minister's Son, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra Denied Entry

Outlook Web Desk

Eight persons were killed in UP's Lakhimpur Kheri yesterday after an SUV rammed into protesting farmers who in turn set fire to the vehicle.


02 October, 2021

Stubble Burning: How Can North India Control The Pollution?

Lola Nayar

Farmers are keen on getting an incentive despite having seen evidence of how agro-waste can help in enriching the soil and improving yield


01 October, 2021

And Now… A Greenhouse For Your Living Room Table

Outlook Web Bureau

The product is equipped with a built-in display that offers a step-by-step growing guide and real-time data monitoring


01 October, 2021

Punjab CM Urges PM To Allow Paddy Procurement From Today

Harish Manav

Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi said the Centre’s decision to postpone the Paddy procurement at the eleventh hour would further lead to resentment amongst the farmers, who were already on agitation against the farm laws.


28 September, 2021

The Indian Subcontinent – A Cradle Of Aquaculture

Tarun Shridhar

Aquaculture is a traditional activity in Southern Asia Region, particularly the Indian subcontinent. The earliest examples of aquaculture were raising fish in homestead ponds primarily for family consumption.


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27 September, 2021

Greenhouse Horticulture Is Expanding At A Rapid Pace, But…

Outlook Web Bureau

In India, construction of new greenhouses is heavily subsidised. Government also provides support to farmers and horticulturists in growing safe food products.


26 September, 2021

Congress Extends Support To ‘Bharat Bandh’ Called By Farmers Against Centre's Farm Laws

Outlook Web Desk

The Samyukta Kisan Morcha, an amalgam of over 40 farm unions and earlier appealed people to join the bandh.


21 September, 2021

‘Greenhouse Farming Should Be Well-Planned Business’

Outlook Web Bureau

Experts agree there are advantages in taking up greenhouse farming but also add a word of caution.


20 September, 2021

Helping Uttarakhand Farmers Scale New Heights

Outlook Web Bureau

How Tata Trusts, through its implementation organisation Himmotthan, supports Uttarkhand farmers in establishing better market linkages


18 September, 2021

Excited By Praises From PM Modi And CM Adityanath, UP Farmer Grows Dragon Fruits In Barabanki

Bharat Singh

The BJP government in Gujarat had named Dragon fruit as 'Kamalam' in January this year. The Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh has decided to give a grant of ₹ 30,000 per acre to the farmers cultivating dragon fruit.


16 September, 2021

Domestic Tractor Sales in Aug 2021 Down 17%

Outlook Web Bureau

‘This year’s August sales is not strictly comparable with last year corresponding due to the pent-up demand then, following nationwide lockdowns’


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01 September, 2021

Are Iranian Apples Coming Via Afghanistan Killing The Indian Fruit?

Prakash Thakur

Duty free apples from Iran have been coming to India via Afghanistan under the India - Afghanistan Free Trade Agreement for last two years. In spite of numerous petitions and representations made by the farmers of Himachal and J&K to the government of India these Iranian apples have not stopped coming. Will the Indian fruit survive the odds?


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Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) Chief Sukhbir Singh Badal during an election rally in support of SAD/BSP joint candidate from Patiala for Punjab Assembly Election 2022, in Patiala.

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People from the Sikh community pay tribute to Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) General Bipin Rawat and other officials, who died in IAF's MI-17V5 chopper crash yesterday in Tamil Nadu, at Yahiyaganj Gurudwara in Lucknow.

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Mortal remains of CDS Gen Bipin Rawat and his wife Madhulika Rawat, who were killed in an IAF's Mi-17V5 helicopter crash in Tamil Nadu yesterday, arrive at Madras Regimental Centre in Wellington.

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Bharatiya Kisan Union Spokesperson Rakesh Tikait addresses farmers during a meeting to decide their future course of action, at Singhu border in New Delhi.

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Mortal remains of CDS Gen Bipin Rawat, his wife Madhulika Rawat and 12 other officials, who were killed in an IAF's Mi-17V5 helicopter crash in Tamil Nadu yesterday, arrive at Madras Regimental Centre in Wellington.

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Nov 17, 2021 Yashika Mathur

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Australia winning the T20 World Cup for the first time has been timely as they host the next edition at their own backyard in 2022.

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Education In India During Covid-19: Challenges Faced And Solutions For A Post-Pandemic Era

As per the Observer Research Foundation, close to 250 million children in India were adversely affected due to school closures due to the early lockdowns imposed by the government in response to Covid-19.

Nov 11, 2021 Shekhar Mehta