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Bihar has availed only half of its food grains quota: Paswan

Jun 08, 2014

Bihar has availed only half of its food grains quota: Paswan

Given that Bihar gets 4.69 lakh tonnes of foodgrains per month from the Centre for distribution to beneficiaries, it has procured only seven lakh tonnes out of its quota of 14 lakh metric tonnes in the past three months, he told reporters here during his first visit to Bihar after being appointed a Cabinet minister in the Narendra Modi government last month. #NewsTracker #bIhar #food grains #Ram Vilas Paswan #Food Security Act #Bihar government
Food security act: HC sends notice to Centre, seeks modification of rules

May 28, 2014

Food security act: HC sends notice to Centre, seeks modification of rules

A division bench of Chief Justice G. Rohini and Justice Rajiv Sahai Endlaw sought the central government's response by 27 August. #NewsTracker #Delhi High Court #food grains #Food Security Act #Notice
Tripura govt to create buffer food stock due to rail line disruption

May 21, 2014

Tripura govt to create buffer food stock due to rail line disruption

The Tripura state government is set to create buffer stock of foof grains due to disruption of rail line to Agartala. #Assam #Tripura #Agartala #Lunding #rail line disruption #buffer food grain stock
India set for record food grain production this year, says Sharad Pawar

Jan 15, 2014

India set for record food grain production this year, says Sharad Pawar

Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar today said the country's food grain production this year is likely to surpass the previous record of 259.29 million tonnes achieved in the 2011-12 crop year. #Sharad Pawar #NewsTracker #Agriculture #food grain production
CCEA approves outlay of Rs 12,350 cr to boost foodgrain production

Sep 20, 2013

CCEA approves outlay of Rs 12,350 cr to boost foodgrain production

The National Food Security Mission (NFSM) was launched in 2007-08 with an outlay of Rs 4,882.48 crore for the 11th Five Year Plan (2007-12) and succeeded in meeting its objective of raising foodgrains output by 20 million tonnes (MT). #NewsTracker #CCEA #food grain #National Food Security Mission

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CCEA approves outlay of Rs 12,350 cr to boost foodgrain production

Aug 12, 2014

Egypt's leader in Russia for talks on arms, trade

(AP) -- Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi focused on boosting trade and military cooperation on his first presidential visit to Russia, where he was greeted with a display of weapons right upon arrival. Russia has signaled its desire to expand... #Egypt #Vladimir Putin #Middle East #Human Rights Watch
CCEA approves outlay of Rs 12,350 cr to boost foodgrain production

Aug 06, 2014

Editorial: Suffolk bill is a nanny-state recipe

Eating well is good. Given obesity rates, more people should be encouraged to try it. Sometimes government prods are commendable -- such as efforts to offer healthier school lunches. But a bill approved last week by Suffolk County lawmakers is legisl... #Michael Bloomberg #Long Island Ducks #Vanderbilt Museum and Planetarium #Suffolk County, NY #Bloomberg
CCEA approves outlay of Rs 12,350 cr to boost foodgrain production

Aug 05, 2014

Where can I buy safer, healthier, more sustainable meat?

With chicken hitting the headlines for all the wrong reasons, what is the best way to buy better meat? The message to eat less meat is coming through loud and clear. Too much meat is not good for our health, its production is a major contributor to g... #Michael Bloomberg #Long Island Ducks #Vanderbilt Museum and Planetarium #Suffolk County, NY #Bloomberg