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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

Indo-Italy Scientific and Technological Cooperation re-launched

IT, energy, environment and sustainable agriculture, health care, biotechnology, nanotechnology, physics and cultural and natural heritage are the areas for joint projects.

Recommended for : Indo-Italy , Scientific and Technological , Cooperation , re-launched

Publish Date : Oct 24, 2016

Union Government to establish Krishi Vigyan Kendra in each district

The decision was announced by Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh, while interacting with all the Krishi Vigyan Kendra experts and others from 12 States.

Recommended for : Krishi Vigyan Kendra , technical assistance to farmers , Radha Mohan Singh

Publish Date : Oct 21, 2016

World Food Day 2016 observed across the world

World Food Day 2016 was observed with the theme Climate is changing. Food and agriculture must too.

Recommended for : World Food Day 2016 , observed , FAO , Climate is changing , Food and agriculture

Publish Date : Oct 17, 2016

International Day of Rural Women 2016 observed across the world

The day recognizes the critical role and contribution of rural women, including indigenous women, in enhancing agricultural and rural development, improving food security and eradicating rural poverty.

Recommended for : International Day of Rural Women , Rural Women , Rural Poverty , United Nations

Publish Date : Oct 15, 2016

India, Russia sign agreement to set up agro irradiation centres

The agreement was signed between the Indian Agricultural Association, Hindustan Agro Co-Op Ltd (HACL) and United Innovation Corporation (UIC), Russia.

Recommended for : India , Russia , agreement , agro irradiation centres , UIC

Publish Date : Oct 14, 2016

Agriculture Minister lays foundation stone of Gokul Gram at Mathura

Gokul Gram will work as a centre for development of native breed cattle and it will work to supplement resources of cattle of farmers in breeding areas.

Recommended for : Gokul Gram , Rashtriya Gokul Mission , Native breed cattle , Mathura , Pandit Deen Dayal Upadhyay

Publish Date : Sep 27, 2016

केंद्रीय कृषि मंत्रालय ने पं. दीन दयाल उपाध्‍याय अंत्‍योदय कृषि पुरस्‍कार का शुभारम्भ किया

कालीकट, केरल में आयोजित समारोह में एक राष्‍ट्रीय पुरस्‍कार और 10 जोनल पुरस्‍कार विजेताओं को सम्‍मानित किया गया. पुरस्‍कार विजेता देश के विभिन्न क्षेत्रों से थे और कृषि सम्बन्धी उनकी विभिन्न उपलब्धियों हेतु उन्हें पुरस्कृत किया गया.

Recommended for : Union Agriculture Ministry , Pt. Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Antyodya agriculture award , पं. दीन दयाल उपाध्‍याय अंत्‍योदय कृषि पुरस्‍कार

Publish Date : Sep 27, 2016

Union Minister Radha Mohan Singh presented Antyodaya Krishi Puruskars

This award was instituted for recognizing the contributions of marginal, small and landless farmers for developing integrated and sustainable models of agricultural farming.

Recommended for : Pandit Deendayal Upadhyay , Antyodaya Krishi Puruskars , Union Agriculture Minister , Radha Mohan Singh ,

Publish Date : Sep 27, 2016

India declares itself free from bird flu

Department of Animal Husbandry had notified the same to the World Organization for Animal Health (OIE). However, it also stressed that there is a need for continued surveillance.

Recommended for : India , Avian Influenza , H5N1 , Bird Flu , Department of Animal Husbandry , Agriculture Ministry , World Organization for Animal Health

Publish Date : Sep 16, 2016

Haryana bagged Best Horticulture State award

Haryana Agriculture Minister OP Dhankar received this award during the two-day 9th Agricultural Leadership Summit 2016 organized by ICFA.

Recommended for : Haryana , Best Horticulture State’ award , Agricultural Leadership Summit , Best agriculture state award , Odisha

Publish Date : Sep 10, 2016
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