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Friday, 25th Feb 2011

Expert Economist Mr. Siddharth Shankar, Director, Kassa India comments on Budget 2011(Pre - Budget)

Mr. Siddharth Shankar is a leading Economist & Financial Expert. He is associated with KASSA group since its incorporation under various capacities as a Director, shareholder and consultant. An expert in the field of Macro-Economics, Mr. Siddharth Shankar has established himself as a mastermind in tackling financial hurdles for his clients. His has more than a decade's exp... More...

  • Published on Feb 25, 11

Thursday, 24th Feb 2011

Biotech Crops Surge Over 1 Billion Hectares

In just 15 years after commercialization, accumulated biotech crops exceeded 1 billion hectares in 2010, a milestone that signifies biotech crops are here to stay, according to Clive James author of the annual report released today by ISAAA ( International Service for the Acquisition of Agri-biotech Applications). More...

  • Published on Feb 24, 11

Thursday, 17th Feb 2011

Senior agronomists express concern, support India's position on Endosulfan

The farmers in India are expressing concern over the mounting pressure exerted on India - not to oppose EU proposal to list endosulfan as a POP. Indian tea industry is already facing the impact of the EU decision to unilaterally reduce the Maximum Residue Limit (MRL) of endosulfan in tea thereby forcing tea planters to stop using endosulfan if they have to export their tea... More...

  • Published on Feb 17, 11
M'Consdairy gives Mumbai a healthier beginning!

M'cons agro dairy private limited, under the flagship brand "m'consdairy", promises to offer unadulterated, 100% pure, whole & toned cow milk and give a healthier beginning to all mumbaikars. More...

  • Published on Feb 17, 11

Friday, 11th Feb 2011

Right to Information confirms flaws in NIOH study

Details of how The RTI Act helped expose and confirm the fundamental flaws in a scientific study on pesticide residue analysis by NIOH, Ahmadabad has been shared by experts. Dr. S K Handa, has also recently rejected the NIOH study on the basis of its failure to conduct confirmatory tests. More...

  • Published on Feb 11, 11

Wednesday, 9th Feb 2011

US$38.6 Million Allotted For Nepal's Agriculture Sector.

A developmental project with an estimated total cost of thirty-eight million six hundred thousand (US $38.6 million) will be allotted to the agriculture sector of Nepal. More...

  • Published on Feb 9, 11

Saturday, 5th Feb 2011

NIOH failed to verify the final analysis of Endosulfan residues

The study titled "The Final Report of the investigation of unusual illness allegedly produced by Endosulfan exposure in Kasargod district (N. Kerala)", has been the root cause for the demand for a ban on Endosulfan More...

  • Published on Feb 5, 11

Friday, 4th Feb 2011

Investor Meet of Agrimart on February 5th

Agrimart is an initiative by Annapurna Group, the market leader of green care and farm equipments which ensures availability of the innovative equipments, spares & services throughout the country by establishing a wide network of supply chain & support activities of international Standards. More...

  • Published on Feb 4, 11

Saturday, 22nd Jan 2011

European Union Exploits Stockholm Convention

Driven by trade interest, European Union is pushing Endosulfan for POP listing. Elimination of Endosulfan is expected to severely impact pollination and India's farming More...

  • Published on Jan 22, 11

Friday, 21st Jan 2011

'EU bid to ban Endosulfan driven by trade interests'

Pesticides Manufacturers and Forumulators Association of India alleged that European Union's bid to enforce a worldwide ban on use of Endosulfan pesticide, citing health hazards, was driven solely by trade interests. "The plea of health hazard in use of Endosulfan is far from the truth and EU, in a bid to promote its patented products, is making attempts to ban it," Associ... More...

  • Published on Jan 21, 11

Wednesday, 19th Jan 2011

Humane Society International Applauds Chef Mako Ravindran's Cage-Free Egg Initiative

Humane Society International is praising Chef Mako Ravindran for switching all eggs used by his company Food Etc to cage-free. More...

  • Published on Jan 19, 11

Monday, 17th Jan 2011

Techie Indians tap $18M funding for Agriculture 2.0 venture

Green Tree Foods which currently manages 1600 acres of farmlands end-to-end, starting from sowing, harvesting and selling of its harvested commodities will be scaling it's operations with this $18M funding. More...

  • Published on Jan 17, 11

Tuesday, 4th Jan 2011

Shop for Change Fair Trade associates with 'Turning 30!!!'

Shop for Change Fair Trade, a not for profit organization that promotes the concept of fair trade in India, has associated with the latest Prakash Jha production 'Turning 30!!!'. More...

  • Published on Jan 4, 11

Monday, 27th Dec 2010

Kisan Exhibition Ends With Mammoth Gathering

India's largest Agri Exhibition "Kisan10" received a record number of visitors in five days from December 15th to 19th, 2010. This was the 18th Fair in KISAN series. 119,360 Progressive Farmers, Agri Suppliers, Agri Extension Officers etc witnessed of latest agriculture technologies, innovative ideas & farm equipments. More...

  • Published on Dec 27, 10
ICAR Appoints India News Communications for its effective communication campaign

The principal objective behind bringing INCL on the panel is to communicate effectively with the rural India, Policy Makers, Youth, General masses and Farmers in particular. ICAR has enormous achievements in the field of agriculture, floriculture, fishing and other allied area to its credit. More...

  • Published on Dec 27, 10