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Making power supply data a tool for progress

Write to the AuthorAgricultureEnergyGovernment 06 May 2015 - Power outages, low voltage, intermittent electricity supply and load shedding have always been associated with the functioning of...

Skills-building an imperative for rural India too and here’s why!

Write to the AuthorAgricultureLabour IssuesLivelihoodWork+Life 01 May 2015 - Not everyone is paid equally across various occupations under agriculture. Between November 2013 and June 2014, the agricultural...

Why relief packages and loan waivers won’t be enough to stem farm suicides

Write to the AuthorFarmer SuicidesDevinder Sharma 13 April 2015 - Prime Minister Narendra Modi has announced a higher relief package for farmers. At the same time...

Pay up, or give up your IP!

Write to the AuthorAgriculture PolicyLaws 08 April 2015 - The law to protect farmers’ rights in the country – the Protection of Plant Varieties and Farmers’...

Why Jaitley’s budget has failed to bring cheer to our farmers

Write to the AuthorAgricultureAgriculture Policy 28 February 2015 - When Finance Minister Arun Jaitley mentioned raising agriculture income as the first among the four challenging tasks...

For the love of the seed industry

Write to the AuthorGM CropsEconomyGovernment 17 February 2015 - POTUS and the missus could not make it to the city of love last month, but there...

Pursuing development: The perils of the beaten track

Write to the AuthorAgricultureWaterGovernmentPovertyMAHARASHTRA 27 January 2015 - On 23 December 2014, the Government of Maharashtra tabled in the state Assembly the much awaited report of...

What binds every family in this Kerala Panchayat

Write to the AuthorOrganicLivelihoodEnvironmentKerala 20 January 2015 - It was a festive atmosphere early in the morning at the vegetable store of the Panchayat Development Society...

Farming for self-reliance in Kalahandi

Write to the AuthorFood SecurityOrganicLivelihoodOdisha 12 January 2015 - Kalahandi is one of the most backward districts of Western Odisha. Persistent crop failure, drought, starvation, malnutrition,...

Rest in peace, food self-sufficiency

Write to the AuthorFood SecurityDevinder Sharma 24 December 2014 - So, it’s all working according to the plan. The report from the latest round of the...

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Keppel-Puravankara Development acquires Metro Cash & Carry India’s land for Rs 405 crore in...

Keppel Puravankara Development Pvt. Ltd. (KPDL), is an associate of Bangalore headquartered and Singapore based Keppel Land, one of Asia’s premier property companies. Ashish R....

Haryana RERA acts tough, notices sent to 52 developers for delays The Haryana...

Officials from the authority said their first priority is completion of delayed projects. Of the 1,150 complaints received in the past year, as many as...

AAI starts shuttle service at Srinagar airport The Airports Authority of India (AAI)...

“Taking note of the inconvenience faced by air travellers at the Srinagar airport, the AAI has, on the instructions of K Vijay Kumar, advisor...

Accidents on Indian Railways reduce in last 12 months Safety comes first, says...

The safety performance review meeting was held by Chairman Railway Board Ashwani Lohani and the meeting was attended by all Railway Board members and...

Monsoon blues hit highway construction Monsoon blues hit highway construction the hardest in...

As a result, the highway construction rate during the April-August period fell to 23.26 km/day from the 25.55 km/day logged during the April-July period...