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No funds for water conservation as demand peaks in paddy sowing season

No district has been able to implement water conservation measures as part of Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchayee Yojana , Rural Infrastructure Development Funds and Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojana
Farm workers sowing paddy in a field near Mudhal village in Amritsar, Punjab. Demand for water peaks during this season in the state.(HT Photo)
Farm workers sowing paddy in a field near Mudhal village in Amritsar, Punjab. Demand for water peaks during this season in the state.(HT Photo)
Updated on Jul 07, 2020 06:04 PM IST
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By Harmandeep Singh, Patiala

Ken Betwa project could hit wildlife: Report

On last count, there were 526 tigers in Madhya Pradesh, highest in the country, and Panna Tiger Reserve in the state has around 30 tigers.
A report by the Supreme Court-appointed Central Empowered Committee (CEC) has observed that the first phase of the Ken Betwa River linking project could threaten Panna Tiger Reserve’s status as a source area for tigers, or an area with high density of the big cats.(HT file photo)
A report by the Supreme Court-appointed Central Empowered Committee (CEC) has observed that the first phase of the Ken Betwa River linking project could threaten Panna Tiger Reserve’s status as a source area for tigers, or an area with high density of the big cats.(HT file photo)
Updated on Sep 08, 2019 10:51 AM IST
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New Delhi | By Jayashree Nandi

Science exhibition organised in school

Students had made still models, working models, colourful charts with different hues and posters, among others
GS Shetty International School in Nahur recently organised a science exhibition.(HT PHOTO)
GS Shetty International School in Nahur recently organised a science exhibition.(HT PHOTO)
Published on Aug 22, 2019 01:08 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent, Mumbai

Farmers innovate to thrive amid rapidly urbanising Gurugram

Amid the large-scale urbanisation of Gurugram’s villages and the pressure on landowners to sell their properties to realtors, farmers of some areas in the district have decided to hold on to their ancestral profession — but give it a modern twist.
Farmer Satish Sehrawat, an award-winning farmer from Mankrola village inspects his farm.(Parveen Kumar/HT Photo)
Farmer Satish Sehrawat, an award-winning farmer from Mankrola village inspects his farm.(Parveen Kumar/HT Photo)
Published on Mar 24, 2019 02:46 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Gurugram | By Abhishek Behl

Pune’s Hinjewadi residents pitch in to set up drip irrigation for plants on hills

Known as the Hinjewadi Hills Green Army, the team of 25 volunteers was formed in June.
Bhavesh Karekar, a resident of Hinjewadi (right) along with members of the Hinjewadi Hills Green Army.(HT Photo)
Bhavesh Karekar, a resident of Hinjewadi (right) along with members of the Hinjewadi Hills Green Army.(HT Photo)
Updated on Jan 01, 2019 03:28 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Pune | By Prachi Bari

Maharashtra farmer destroys brinjal plantation after crop fetches mere 20 paise per kg

Frustrated with the low income, the distraught farmer uprooted all brinjal plants from his field and threw them away on Sunday.
A farmer from Maharashtra has destroyed his brinjal plantation after crop fetched mere 20 paise per kg.(Hindustan Times)
A farmer from Maharashtra has destroyed his brinjal plantation after crop fetched mere 20 paise per kg.(Hindustan Times)
Published on Dec 03, 2018 03:16 PM IST
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Mumbai | By Press Trust of India

UP signs MoC with Japan; Israel to help set up centres of excellence

The Uttar Pradesh government on Friday signed a five-year memorandum of cooperation (MoC) with Japan on the opening day of the three-day ‘Krishi Kumbh’ paving the way for Japanese companies to make investments in the state’s agriculture sector.
Chief minister Yogi Adityanath looking at some of the exhibits at Krishi Kumbh 2018 in Lucknow.(HT Photo)
Chief minister Yogi Adityanath looking at some of the exhibits at Krishi Kumbh 2018 in Lucknow.(HT Photo)
Published on Oct 27, 2018 03:37 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Lucknow | By HT Correspondent, Lucknow

Israeli technology to boost hill agriculture, curb migration in Uttarakhand

With an aim to check forced migration from the hills by enhancing farmers’ income, Uttarakhand will soon borrow from Israel its sophisticated drip irrigation and sprinkler system to boost the crop production in the state’s 92% rain-fed areas
Israeli experts to visit Uttarakhand soon to discuss modalities of setting up the drip irrigation and sprinkler system, says agriculture minister Subodh Uniyal.(Bloomberg File)
Israeli experts to visit Uttarakhand soon to discuss modalities of setting up the drip irrigation and sprinkler system, says agriculture minister Subodh Uniyal.(Bloomberg File)
Published on May 13, 2018 10:07 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | By Deep Joshi
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