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Former South Africa captain Clive Rice dies aged 66

Jul 28, 2015

Former South Africa captain Clive Rice dies aged 66

Former all-rounder Clive Rice, the first post-apartheid captain of South Africa, died Tuesday aged 66, an official from the national cricket association said #Sports #Cricket #South Africa #Captain #SportsTracker #Clive Rice
Three govt school educators suspended for selling mid-day meal rice in market

Jun 19, 2015

Three govt school educators suspended for selling mid-day meal rice in market

Three School and Mass Education department employees including a headmistress of a government-run primary school were suspended on charge of diverting rice meant for mid-day meal to the open market in Odisha's Jajpur district. #India #Corruption #Rice #NewsTracker #Education #Odisha #mid day meal #government primary school
CCEA hikes paddy minimum price by Rs 50 to Rs 1,410 per quintal

Jun 17, 2015

CCEA hikes paddy minimum price by Rs 50 to Rs 1,410 per quintal

According to government data, area sown under the rice crop was higher at 4.71 lakh hectares till the last week of this season as against 4.52 lakh hectares in the same period last year. #Economy #Rice #NewsTracker #Agriculture #minimum support price #CCEA #CACP #Paddy #kharif
Learn from 2014: How the Modi govt can tame rising food prices

Jun 10, 2015

Learn from 2014: How the Modi govt can tame rising food prices

While prices of food grains can be contained by releasing government stock into the open market, such a thing is not possible in case of vegetables, given their short shelf life. #Economy #Inflation #GDP #RBI #World Bank #Narendra Modi #Rice #Wheat #InMyOpinion #Agriculture #Monsoon #Kharif crop #IMD #Food Corporation of India #Irrigation #Food Stocks #CRISIL Research #Shanta Kumar committee
US questions India on its domestic support programmes

Jun 05, 2015

US questions India on its domestic support programmes

India was also asked to provide percentage of landholding that is pooled, the average size of the combined pooled landholdings, the number of farmers in a single landholding "pooled" system etc by the US. #India #US #Rice #Wheat #World Trade Organisation #minimum support price #PolicyWatch
Watch: Baba Sehgal's 'Chicken Fried Rice' rap is super addictive!

May 27, 2015

Watch: Baba Sehgal's 'Chicken Fried Rice' rap is super addictive!

Two months after Baba Sehgal asked you 'Are you going to the gym?' and made your self-esteem go underground as you rushed to check yourself in the mirror, the rapper is back with another song, that'll make you forget about going to the gym, in the first place. #BuzzPatrol #Twitter #Baba Sehgal #rap #viral #Shareworthy #King of rap #Chicken Fried Rice #Going to the gym
Skewed govt policies to declining yields: Do we really care about agriculture?

May 02, 2015

Skewed govt policies to declining yields: Do we really care about agriculture?

Instead of spreading limited resources available across the geography, the govt should be targeting the vulnerable regions to bring about a transformation #Rice #Wheat #Agriculture #green revolution #Irrigation #Loan waivers
Punjab farmers like makka in roti but not in fields: Here's how govt is changing it

Apr 14, 2015

Punjab farmers like makka in roti but not in fields: Here's how govt is changing it

The Punjab farm ministry has written to other states to amend their APMC laws so that processors and poultry breeders can buy maize directly from farmers #Rice #Wheat #minimum support price #Ashok Gulati #Monsanto #Irrigation #Maize #Water scarcity #corn #Punjab agriculture #Dupont Pioneer #Syngenta