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IIT engineers invent solar-powered cold storage system with zero running cost

Sep 18, 2014

IIT engineers invent solar-powered cold storage system with zero running cost

Young IIT engineers have come up with an affordable solution to the wastage of agricultural produce by developing a unique solar-powered cold storage system which works at almost zero running cost. #India #Agriculture #Solar energy #IIT #farmers #Engineers #IIT Kharagpur #solar powered #cold storage system
Indian firm unveils solar powered micro irrigation system in Sweden

Sep 04, 2014

Indian firm unveils solar powered micro irrigation system in Sweden

Jain Irrigation Limited Wednesday unveiled its integrated solar powered micro irrigation system for small farmers at the World Water Week 2014 being held in Stockholm, Sweden. #India #Bangalore #summer #Sweden #winter #Stockholm #Irrigation #micro farming #solar powered #small scale farmers #vegetable farming #cash crops #seasonal farming
Bengal horror Girl killed, thrown naked on railway track for saving father

Sep 03, 2014

Bengal horror Girl killed, thrown naked on railway track for saving father

The naked body of a girl has been found lying on railway tracks at Dhupguri in Jalpaiguri district in West Bengal. #India #BJP #NewsTracker #West Bengal #CPI(M) #farmer #Crime #Rape #Protests #TMC #Murder #Crimes against women #Jalpaiguri #woman #dead body
UP suspends recovery of dues from farmers in drought, floodaffected areas

Sep 01, 2014

UP suspends recovery of dues from farmers in drought, floodaffected areas

Uttar Pradesh government has suspended recovery of all revenue dues and cooperative bank loans from farmers in drought and floodaffected areas. #Uttar Pradesh #India #NewsTracker #Flood #lUCKNOW #UP #farmers #Akhilesh Yadav #loans #Drought #UP CM #dues recovery
Sugar import duty raised to 25 percent to protect mills

Aug 22, 2014

Sugar import duty raised to 25 percent to protect mills

In a relief to millers beleaguered by higher cane prices and surplus stocks, the government raised the import duty on sugar. #Ram Vilas Paswan #Central Board of Excise and Customs #Consumer Affairs Ministry #Sugar mills #Sugar Import #Uttar Pradesh farmers #sugar canes #White Sugar #refined sugar

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Why is the media ignoring the plight of drought striken farmers?

Jul 09, 2014

Why is the media ignoring the plight of drought striken farmers?

One does not expect breast-beating reportage, but we are entitled to know if farmers bought their seeds even as they tried tilling their lands anticipating the monsoon #India #Media #MediaCrit #farmers #Drought #Palakkad #Rural farmland

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Why is the media ignoring the plight of drought striken farmers?

Sep 23, 2014

Protesters succeeding in disrupting badger cull, company tells farmers

Anti-cull campaigners night vigil giving headache to marskmen as they fall short of achieving kill targets in Gloucestershire The badger cull has got off to a slow start because of successful disruption by protesters, a leaked note seen by the Guardi...
Why is the media ignoring the plight of drought striken farmers?

Sep 24, 2014

Superlevy fine 'could hit €85m', the ICMSA warns

A superlevy fine of up to €85m could be levied on dairy farmers next year if current supply trends are maintained, the ICMSA has warned. The Department of Agriculture confirmed that milk supplies to the end of August were 6.44pc over quota when accou...
Why is the media ignoring the plight of drought striken farmers?

Sep 24, 2014

Gardai now targeting thefts of machinery

Gardai have launched a new crime prevention initiative to tackle theft of farm machinery. Speaking at the Ploughing Championships, Acting Garda Commissioner Noirin O'Sullivan said it was very important to tackle this type of rural crime as winter nig...