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Kerala: A group launches helpline number for waste management

Thiruvananthapuram-based group, Thanal launched a helpline to provide technical support to treat organic waste.

Recommended for : Thanal , Helpline Number , Waste Management , Organic Farming , Environmental Justice , Ecological Agriculture.

Publish Date : Feb 16, 2017

Union Cabinet approved establishment of Food Legumes Research Platform in Madhya Pradesh

The International Center for Agricultural Research in Dry Areas (ICARDA) will assist the Indian Government in setting up of the Food Legumes Research Platform.

Recommended for : Food Legumes Research Platform , Research institutions Madhya Pradesh , Agriculture research , food security , ICARDA

Publish Date : Feb 16, 2017

International collaboration on wheat rust can curb threat to global supplies: FAO

The FAO-supported reports have been highlighted in the journal Nature following their publication by Aarhus University and the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT).

Recommended for : Wheat Rust , FAO , United Nations , UN Food and Agricultural Organization

Publish Date : Feb 6, 2017

Budget2017: Agriculture and Rural Development

The Finance minister presented union budget on 1 February 2017. We have analyzed what is there in the budget for agriculture and rural sectors in this article.

Recommended for : Budget 2017 , Impacts on Agriculture , Budget and Rural Development , Arun Jaitley

Publish Date : Feb 2, 2017

Budget 2017 Quiz: Agriculture Sector

Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley presented the Budget 2017-18 in the Lok Sabha. To revive the economy and protect the Indian industry from the external shocks, Jaitley announced many new initiatives. Against this backdrop, we present you with Budget 2017 Quiz for Agriculture Sector.

Recommended for : Current Affairs Quiz , Current Affair , Interactive Quiz , Competitive Quiz , Budget 2017

Publish Date : Feb 2, 2017

आम बजट 2017-18: कृषि क्षेत्र

वित्त मंत्री ने किसानों के लोन के लिए दस लाख रूपए का फंड निरधारित किया है. वर्तमान वित्तीय वर्ष में खेती 4.1 प्रतिशत की दर से बढ़ने की उम्‍मीद व्यक्त की गयी.

Recommended for : Union Budget 2017-18 , Agriculture , आम बजट 2017-18 , कृषि क्षेत्र

Publish Date : Feb 1, 2017

Union Budget 2017: Agriculture Sector

The Union Budget 2017 has identified Agriculture Sector as one of the key drivers of the economy.

Recommended for : Budget 2017 , Union Budget 2017 , FM Arun Jaitley , Narendra Modi , Budget session 2017 , budget 2017 agriculture highlights

Publish Date : Feb 1, 2017

Union Cabinet approved short term market borrowing by NABARD

NABARD’s mission is to promote sustainable and equitable agriculture and rural prosperity through effective credit support, related services, institution development and other innovative initiatives.

Recommended for : Union Cabinet , NABARD , Agriculture , Rural development , Interest subvention

Publish Date : Jan 24, 2017

Nepal launches 10-year-plan to cut reliance on vegetable imports from India

In a bid to decrease reliance on imports, the Nepal government has launched a 10-year scheme to boost domestic production.

Recommended for : Nepal government’s 10-year-paln , plan to boost agriculture , Nepal , Import of vegetables , India-Nepal trade ,

Publish Date : Jan 24, 2017

Budget 2017: What One Can Expect for Agriculture?

Food security is an essential component of national security.  In its formative years, independent India literally lived from ship to mouth. India was dependent on wheat imports from the USA under the US Public Law 480. From that stage of apathy, India transformed herself as a net food exporter by successfully implementing initiatives under the Green Revolution.

Recommended for : Budget 2017 , Arun Jaitley , Narendra Modi , Agriclutre , Farmers welfare , Indian economy

Publish Date : Jan 20, 2017

India, Mauritius signed MoU for cooperation in cooperative sector

The MoU is a breakthrough for the Narendra Modi government. It will help India in extending its soft power in the Indian Ocean region.

Recommended for : India Mauritius relations , Indian Ocean Region , DTAA , Agriculture MoU

Publish Date : Jan 17, 2017

India, Kenya signed MoU on cooperation in agriculture and allied sectors

The agreement is a symbolic victory for the Modi Government, which has been taking pro-active steps to engage African nations in a big way.

Recommended for : India Kenya relations , India pulses problem , India Africa relation , Kenya President visited India

Publish Date : Jan 12, 2017

भारत व केन्या ने कृषि क्षेत्र में दो सहमति पत्रों पर हस्‍ताक्षर किए

भारत और केन्‍या ने रक्षा सहयोग के साथ-साथ जलाशयों के सर्वेक्षण, संचार नेटवर्क, समुद्री डकैती की रोकथाम हेतु साझा प्रयास की घोषणा की.

Recommended for : India , Kenya , MoU , cooperation in agriculture and allied sectors , भारत , केन्या , कृषि क्षेत्र , सहमति पत्र

Publish Date : Jan 12, 2017

Union Cabinet approved MoU with Kenya on agriculture and allied sectors

The Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) is one of recent initiatives under taken by India to boost bilateral cooperation with Kenya.

Recommended for : India Kenya relations , MoU , cooperation in Agriculture , India Africa relations

Publish Date : Jan 6, 2017

2017 International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development

The International year aims to promote tourism’s role in sustainable economic growth, resource efficiency, employment and poverty reduction.

Recommended for : United Nations , Sustainable Development Goals , World Tourism Organisation , The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

Publish Date : Jan 4, 2017

Union Government announced roadmap for early completion of PMKSY & AIBP

The road map was announced by the government in order to safeguard agriculture from natural disasters like drought and floods.

Recommended for : Irrigation , AIBP , PMKSY , Agriculture , Road map for irrigation

Publish Date : Dec 29, 2016

Global Agriculture Leadership Award 2016 awarded to Ratan Tata

Tata was conferred with the Global Agriculture Leadership Award for his transformational role in scaling Tata Group as the globally admired group during his stint of 20 years as Chairman.

Recommended for : Ratan Tata , Indian Council of Food and Agriculture , Global Agriculture Leadership Award

Publish Date : Dec 16, 2016

Union Cabinet approves MoU between India and Kyrgyzstan in field of agriculture

The time duration of the agreement can also be automatically extended for a subsequent period of five years unless and until any of the side gives written notice to terminate the agreement at least six months before its expiration.

Recommended for : Union Cabinet , MoU , India and Kyrgyzstan , field of agriculture

Publish Date : Dec 15, 2016

CM Pinarayi Vijayan launches Haritha Keralam Mission

The Mission aims at creating new development perspectives by maximum utilization of opportunities through waste management, water resources and agricultural development.

Recommended for : Haritha Keralam Mission , Kerala , K J Yesudas , Pinarayi Vijayan

Publish Date : Dec 9, 2016

India's GDP accelerated to 7.3% in Q2 of 2016-17: CSO

The agriculture sector maintained the overall growth by registering a 3.3 percent GVA growth rate in Q2 of this financial year in comparison with 2 percent in Q2 of 2015-16.

Recommended for : India's GDP , 7.3% , 7.3 percent , Quarter 2 of 2016-17 , GDP growth after demonetisation

Publish Date : Dec 1, 2016

India, Israel inked two agreements on water resource management and agriculture

The two nations also called for broadening defence ties through production and manufacturing partnerships. The 2000-year old Jewish community in India represents a thriving link to India-Israel past.

Recommended for : India , Israel , India-Israel relations , India-Israel agreements , Israeli President in India , Reuven Rivlin ,

Publish Date : Nov 16, 2016

India, Japan signed 10 agreements including nuclear deal, space, agriculture

Agreement for cooperation in the peaceful uses of nuclear energy provides for the development of nuclear power projects in India and thus strengthening of energy security of the country.

Recommended for : Indo-Japan Agreements , India-Japan , India , Japan , Modi visit to Japan , Modi in Japan , agreement on nuclear cooperation ,

Publish Date : Nov 12, 2016

1st International Agro-biodiversity Congress concluded with adoption of Delhi Declaration

The congress was called to discuss the solution of problems on agricultural biodiversity, as at present the world is facing challenges, like global malnutrition, climate change, increasing agriculture productivity, increasing shrinking food security and many more.

Recommended for : Agro-biodiversity congress , New Delhi , India , Agricultural biodiversity , Global malnutrition , climate change , shrinking food security

Publish Date : Nov 10, 2016

Global Rajasthan Agritech meet begins in Jaipur

Australia, Netherland and Israel will be international partners of the meet. The representatives of these countries will share details about their new technology and agricultural activities with the attending farmers.

Recommended for : Global Rajasthan Agritech Meet , GRAM , Government of Rajasthan , Agricultural Technology

Publish Date : Nov 10, 2016

Vice President Hamid Ansari releases book titled An Era of Darkness: The British Empire in India

The book offers an insight on the ways in which the colonizers exploited India, ranging from the drain of national resources to Britain, the destruction of the Indian textile, steel-making and shipping industries, and the negative transformation of agriculture.

Recommended for : Shashi Tharoor , British Colonization , Indian History , British Empire in India

Publish Date : Nov 8, 2016

Weekly Current Affair Quizzes: 31 October to 6 November 2016

Jagranjosh.com brings for its reader quizzes of the week that covers important happenings of the week. The section revises selected quizzes from the week to help its readers in revising the most important happenings. The topics covered this week include topics like Indo-Nepal joint military exercise Surya Kiran, Agricultural Marketing & Farm Friendly Reforms Index and 2016 Vigilance Awareness Week among others.

Recommended for : Current Affairs Quiz , Current Affair , Interactive Quiz , Competitive Quiz

Publish Date : Nov 6, 2016

Current Affairs One liners of the Week: 31 October to 6 November 2016

The recap of the week covers important current affairs of the day like Indo-Nepal joint military exercise Surya Kiran, Agricultural Marketing & Farm Friendly Reforms Index and 2016 Vigilance Awareness Week among others.

Recommended for : Current Affairs Recap , Current Affairs One Liners , Current Affairs Question Answer

Publish Date : Nov 5, 2016

Maharashtra most farmer friendly state: NITI Aayog Index

Almost two third states could not reach even halfway mark of reforms score. Major states like U.P., Punjab, West Bengal, Assam, Jharkhand, Tamil Nadu and J&K are in this group.

Recommended for : NITI Aayog , Maharashtra , Agricultural Marketing & Farm Friendly Reforms Index , Agriculture

Publish Date : Nov 2, 2016

Current Affairs Quiz: 2 November 2016

Jagranjosh.com brings for its reader daily updated quizzes that cover the topics like Arnab Goswami, International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists and Agricultural Marketing & Farm Friendly Reforms Index among others.  

Recommended for : Current Affairs Quiz , Current Affairs , Interactive Quiz

Publish Date : Nov 2, 2016

Current Affairs One liners: 2 November 2016

The Current Affairs One liners cover important current affairs of the day like India’s third Open Defecation Free (ODF) state, Vigilance Awareness Week and Agricultural Marketing & Farm Friendly Reforms Index among others.

Recommended for : Current Affairs Recap , Current Affairs One Liners , Current Affairs Question Answer

Publish Date : Nov 2, 2016
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