• Edible oil processors seek direct sourcing from farmers as APMCs remain shut 30 Mar 2020 13:30   At a time when nation-wide lockdown has impacted supplies of essential commodities in parts of the country, the edible oil trade body, Solvent Extractors’ Association of India (SEA) has suggested the government to allow direct sourcing from farmers …
  • Supporting Informal Workers During the COVID-19 Crisis 30 Mar 2020 12:42 Asia-Pacific, Headlines, Health, Labour Opinion Credit: Jency Samuel/IPS HYDERABAD, India, Mar 30 2020 (IPS) - Farmers, agricultural labourers, and informal sector workers are the worst hit by COVID-19 and the resulting lockdowns. Here are some steps …
  • Cambodia to ban some rice exports due to coronavirus 30 Mar 2020 12:34 (Adds detail, background) By Prak Chan Thul and Kay Johnson PHNOM PENH/BANGKOK, March 30 (Reuters) - Cambodia will ban some rice exports to ensure local food security during the coronavirus crisis, Prime Minister Hun Sen said on Monday, the latest …
  • It’s time to end monopoly of APMCs; food majors should be encouraged to procure directly 30 Mar 2020 11:20 This could be the right time for the Centre to nudge States to make their Agriculture Produce Market Committees (APMCs) play a more active role in primary market trade. If the private sector engages in direct procurement from farmers now, the crowding in …
  • FY21 GDP growth revised downwards to 3.6%: India Ratings 30 Mar 2020 10:58 New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) India Ratings and Research has revised its FY21 gross domestic product (GDP) growth for India down to 3.6% from 5.5%. The key reasons for this downgrade are the spread of COVID-19 and the resultant nation-wide lockdown imposed …
  • Will coronavirus spark a wave of food nationalism? 30 Mar 2020 10:53 As COVID-19 continues to disrupt trade flows and keeps more than 2.5 billion people under lockdowns, some grain exporters, including Russia and Kazakhstan, are taking a nationalist turn by restricting or planning to restrict exports to ensure enough …
  • India Ratings cuts economic growth forecast for India to 3.6 per cent 30 Mar 2020 09:24 MUMBAI: Domestic credit rating agency India Ratings (Ind-Ra) on Monday cut its FY21 growth forecast to 3.6 per cent amid coronavirus-related worries. It has assumed that a full or partial lockdown will continue till end of April and economic activities …
  • Make agriculture an all-time national agenda 30 Mar 2020 08:33 The recent directives from the government to encourage farmers in all dzongkhags to increase the production of food items could be a small but significant step. It has been long overdue. I grew up in a self-sufficient home where my family did not import …
  • SunRice weighs up local supply security options as Vietnam bans sales 30 Mar 2020 08:27 After losing most of its locally grown crop to drought and irrigation restrictions, national rice business SunRice now faces a worrying freeze on exports from its backup operations in Vietnam. As coronavirus panic spreads worldwide causing a run on rice …
  • 8 more corona cases in TN, doctor affected, health status of 1,500 people under concern 30 Mar 2020 07:06 Eight more persons have tested positive for Coronavirus (Covid-19) in Tamil Nadu on Sunday (29 March), increasing the number of those affected by the pandemic to 50. All the eight persons had got infected from the two Thai Tablighi Jamaat preachers, part …
  • Proposed Theory for the Economic Growth of Afghanistan 30 Mar 2020 07:06 The Problem Afghanistan’s economy is primarily an agriculture-based economy with most of its population being occupied in agriculture(a sign of an underdeveloped economy). Historically Afghanistan’s economy was rather a prospering economy due to it being a …
  • A food crisis looms as coronavirus forces farms to stay idle and countries hoard supplies 30 Mar 2020 06:43 Agricultural laborers spray against insects and weeds inside the orchards of a fruit farm in Mesa, California. In this time of the Covid-19 Coronavirus pandemic, agricultural workers have become essential workers in the race to maintain Americas food …
  • COVID-19: Have global banks ascertained key industrial impacts, prior to offer solutions 30 Mar 2020 06:01 By Gayan Gunewardana (BSc/MScC/CGMA/FRM) Independent Researchers and banking Adviser-Middle East: The 2019 novel- Coronavirus (covid-19) outbreak, which originated in China has infected nearly 700,000 people globally till date. The impact has …
  • Fly Ash Market Thriving Worldwide, Investigated in Latest Research | Aggregate Industries, Ashtech (India) Pvt. Ltd., Boral Limited, Cemex S.A.B. De C.V., Charah LLC 30 Mar 2020 04:28 Mar 30, 2020 (The Expresswire) -- The report presents a comprehensive overview, market shares, and growth opportunities of the Fly Ash Market by type, application, key manufacturers and key regions and countries. The report also presents the market …
  • COVID-19 – a reminder to better ourselves 30 Mar 2020 04:06 REPRESENTATIONAL IMAGE. PHOTO: REUTERS ISLAMABAD: Coronavirus is now everywhere from mass media to social media, daily death counts dominate dinner conversations, the number of new cases instills growing fear and herbal to nuclear medicinal cures are the …
  • Agriculture produce markets hit by lockdown 30 Mar 2020 03:04 New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) The nationwide lockdown to prevent coronavirus spread has majorly hit the agriculture produce markets of almost all the states. President of All India Dal Mill Association Suresh Aggarwal told IANS that the supply has been …
  • A new recipe for instant noodles: One man’s quest to transform comfort food, and help the planet 30 Mar 2020 03:00 He spent a major part of his career in the food industry doing research and business development of savoury ingredients and snacks.   Entrepreneur Christoph Langwallner enjoyed the “roller coaster” ride that took him from his home country of Austria to the …
  • Global Industrial Overrunning Clutches Market 2020 Outlook, Key Players, Segmentation, Industry Size and Share, Comprehensive Analysis to 2025 30 Mar 2020 02:53 Mar 29, 2020 (CDN Newswire via Comtex) -- MarketsandResearch.biz has publicized a new report namely Global Industrial Overrunning Clutches Market 2020 by Manufacturers, Regions, Type and Application, Forecast to 2025 which embraces a comprehensive analysis …
  • Covid-19 fight needs clarity 30 Mar 2020 02:47 The number of Covid-19 cases doesn't seem to slowing down anywhere except for China where the new coronavirus originated. But while the domestic outbreak seems to have been brought under control, imported cases had soared to 595 as of Friday, raising …
  • Belarus Does Not Give Up on Football 30 Mar 2020 01:32 Football leagues around the world have canceled soccer games for the foreseeable future as one of the measures to slow a rapid COVID-19 spread. But soccer, or football, as it is called in much of the world, continues to be played in Belarus where the …
  • Global Industrial Remote Asset Management Market 2020 Outlook, Key Players, Segmentation, Industry Size and Share, Comprehensive Analysis to 2025 30 Mar 2020 01:11 Mar 29, 2020 (CDN Newswire via Comtex) -- The report titled Global Industrial Remote Asset Management Market 2020 by Manufacturers, Countries, Type and Application, Forecast to 2025 is the newest addition to MarketsandResearch.biz archive of market …
  • From Plate to Plough: A smarter supply line 29 Mar 2020 21:02 The government has announced relief measures. Last week, the Finance Minister announced a welfare package of Rs 1.7 lakh crore. (File Photo) Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s announcement of a 21-day all-India lockdown to break the chain of transmission of …
  • Essential protection 29 Mar 2020 20:43 By: Editorial | Published: March 30, 2020 12:26:17 am Given the initial uncertainty and panic following the PM’s announcements, the move to ensure that supply lines for essential items — food, medicine and goods and services essential for agriculture, …
  • Coronavirus lockdown: Crop ready, states look for farm hands 29 Mar 2020 20:31 A farmer at his wheat field in Punjab on Sunday. (Express) IT’S TIME to harvest wheat in Punjab and Haryana, and Telangana is sitting on a bumper paddy crop. But all three states are struggling to find farm labour, with the lockdown stalling movement of …
  • Global Agriculture Trailer Tyres Market 2020 Industry Analysis, Key Players Data, Share, Size, Growth Factors, Opportunities and Forecast to 2025 29 Mar 2020 18:11 Mar 29, 2020 (CDN Newswire via Comtex) -- Global Agriculture Trailer Tyres Market 2020 by Manufacturers, Regions, Type and Application, Forecast to 2025 incorporates the analysis of different factors that augment the market’s growth. The report …
  • Covid-19 crisis: Don't see a recession, recovery from Q2, says Rajiv Kumar 29 Mar 2020 17:21 Amid criticism that the Union government’s Rs 1.7-trillion scheme is not enough to deal with the Covid-19 crisis, NITI Aayog Vice-Chairman Rajiv Kumar tells Indivjal Dhasmana that since the approach followed to give the package is graded, one can assume …
  • Covid-19: National lockdown or political brain freeze? 29 Mar 2020 17:18 Andhey ka Andherein Mein Badi Door ki Soojhi – A blind man in dark takes a long shot. Here ‘blind’ does not mean visually handicapped but those who are blinded by power, vanity, by glare of wealth, fame and selfishness or those who close their eyes out of …
  • Kerala Reports First Death From Coronavirus 29 Mar 2020 15:28 The first COVID-19 death has been reported from Kochi in Kerala, said a State Minister on Saturday. State Agriculture Minister V.S. Sunilkumar told the media that the 69-year-old man arrived from UAE on March 22 and was in isolation. "He is from Kochi …
  • Covid-19 lockdown may brew trouble for tea sector 29 Mar 2020 14:39 Panic struck-plantations and allied activities may do havoc with India’s tea industry. While Tamil Nadu withdrew the restrictions yesterday, the entire sector has come to a grinding halt in all other major tea growing states of Assam, West Bengal, Kerala, …
  • Blog: Turning crisis into an opportunity 29 Mar 2020 12:54 The spread of COVID -19 has called for global cooperation among government, health care professionals, researchers, business houses, civil societies and most importantly, citizens across the globe. In this stride, we must acknowledge the hard work of …
  • India’s changing demography indicate “ A big challenge India has to face in coming days” 29 Mar 2020 11:01 The crowd of tens of thousands of people from NCR out for their home after the lockdown speak a untold story of millions of people who come to cities for livelihood leaving their villages, a shocking fact, but true. The story is like this. Ever since India …
  • Food supply secure, but exporting farmers in for tough time amid Covid-19 29 Mar 2020 10:19 The typical suppliers of rice are Asia and the Far East, namely Thailand, India, Pakistan, China and Vietnam, some of which are hard-hit by the pandemic. In the case of wheat, the suppliers are usually Germany, Russia, Lithuania, the US and the Czech …
  • Global AI in Agriculture Market Size and Share 2020 Report by Sales Revenue, Future Demands, Growth Factors, Emerging Trends, Competitive Landscape and Forecast to 2026 29 Mar 2020 07:33 Mar 29, 2020 (The Expresswire) -- Global “AI in Agriculture Market” Research Report 2020-2026 is a historical overview and in-depth study on the current and future market of the AI in Agriculture industry. The report represents a basic overview of the AI …
  • Minister refutes claims on country’s rice stock 29 Mar 2020 05:11 KUALA LUMPUR: Recent claims that the country’s rice stock can only last for two and a half months is not true, says Agriculture and Food Industries Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ronald Kiandee (pix). He assured that the current stock of rice, taking into account …
  • TURMERIC – THE WONDER SPICE 29 Mar 2020 04:45 Mar 29, 2020 Consumer Concerns, News 0 By Pat Dial Some time ago, we had intended to do an article on Turmeric or haldi as it is also known. The onset of the Coronavirus or COVID-19 has precipitated us in doing so since we have seen on the internet a …
  • PH to import 300,000 tons of rice 29 Mar 2020 01:32 MANILA, Philippines — The government is prepared to import 300,000 metric tons of rice “if necessary” amid the Luzon-wide quarantine to stop the spread of the new coronavirus disease (COVID-19), according to Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles. The Inter- …
  • Safe passages: Creating green corridors to protect Wyoming's wildlife from extinction 29 Mar 2020 00:53 In Laramie, Wyoming, long-haul trucks roar along Interstate 80, a transportation backbone that stretches from San Francisco to just outside New York City. Traffic is so heavy here that the state’s transportation department recently counted a passing …
  • Covid-19, Kuala Lumpur: 'Rice reserves for two and a half months' 28 Mar 2020 23:38 Vietnam has suspended cereal exports to protect domestic consumption. Malaysia is the 22nd largest consumer in the world. Imports cover between 30% and 40% of domestic need. Kuala Lumpur has stockpiles of 59 million chickens, 800 million eggs, enough meat …
  • Vietnam Considers Resuming Rice Shipments Amid Virus-driven Stockpiling 28 Mar 2020 22:06 Vietnam is now considering when it will resume exporting rice amid the coronavirus pandemic, after first saying Tuesday it was suspending the signing of any new rice contracts. The nation is the world’s third-largest rice exporter. Authorities are …
  • I kicked cancer, but learnt that life is fleeting 28 Mar 2020 21:28 Nominated Senator Getrude Musuruve, during an interview with Standard in Nairobi. [David Njaaga/Standard] Back in the day, you might have found Senator Gertrude Musuruve unwinding in a pool after a long day. For a woman who “never wasted a single hour” …
  • Agriculture minister rubbishes report claiming Malaysia may be running low on rice 28 Mar 2020 13:53 Datuk Seri Ronald Kiandee has denied a report claiming that Malaysia only has enough rice to last two-and-a-half months. — Picture by Shafwan Zaidon KUALA LUMPUR, March 28 — Datuk Seri Ronald Kiandee has denied a report claiming that Malaysia only has …
  • India's electricity use falls to lowest in five years due to lockdown 28 Mar 2020 12:31 CHENNAI, March 28 (Reuters) - India’s electricity use plummeted to levels last recorded in March 2015, government data showed on Saturday, due to a nationwide lockdown to arrest the spread of the coronavirus. India used 2.59 billion units of electricity on …
  • India’s coronavirus lockdown will hit women and migrant workers hardest 28 Mar 2020 01:44 Nitya Rao, University of East Anglia 27 March 2020 In Chennai, the capital of Tamil Nadu, I woke up to an eerie silence yesterday. The night before, India’s prime minister, Narendra Modi, announced a 21-day national lockdown would start at midnight. The …
  • India Cuts Interest Rates, Boosts Liquidity To Deal With COVID-19 Crisis 27 Mar 2020 22:25 NEW DELHI – India’s central bank on Friday followed global cues by slashing its key interest rate by 0.75 percent to 4.4 percent and announcing measures to infuse a 3.74 trillion rupee (around $50 billion) liquidity boost into the cash-strapped economy, …
  • RBI cuts repo rate to lowest ever: Full text of Governor's speech 27 Mar 2020 07:15 Statement, 2019-20, March 27, 2020 In view of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) decided to advance its meeting scheduled for 31st March, 1st and 3rd April 2020. It met on 24th, 26th and 27th March and undertook a careful evaluation …
  • Agriculture Ministry takes quick action to help tomato farmers in Barwani 27 Mar 2020 05:04 With chaos in farm mandis across the country following the nationwide lockdown, BusinessLine on Thursday featured a story, ‘‘As mandis get shut, here are five ways the government can help farmers cope’’, highlighting the ground-level situation in several …
  • India PM Modi calls Sheikh Mohamed to discuss... 26 Mar 2020 22:25 His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, participated in the G20 Extraordinary Virtual Leaders' Summit on Thursday, headed by Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, …
  • More than dozen PSBs announce COVID-19 emergency credit line 26 Mar 2020 17:13 New Delhi: More than a dozen public sector banks out have announced COVID-19 Emergency Credit Line to deal with the hardship faced by various sectors of the economy. Though public sectors banks (PSBs) were quick to respond with steps to deal with the …
  • Sonia writes to PM Modi on corona, seeks risk allowance for healthcare workers 26 Mar 2020 16:28 New Delhi: As the country entered day two of the 21-day lockdown to contain Coronavirus, Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Thursday asked prime minister Narendra Modi to ensure that frontline health workers and doctors are provided with adequate supply of …
  • India Lockdown: About 1,600 fruit, vegetable mandis functioning; 300 more to operate from Friday, says Agri Min 26 Mar 2020 15:05 NEW DELHI: As many as 1,600 wholesale fruit and vegetable mandis have started functioning smoothly and 300 more will operate from Friday after the central government on Thursday stepped in to normalise the supply during the lockdown. The Union agriculture …
  • Covid-19 puts India’s food supply chain to a stress-test 26 Mar 2020 13:27 The Covid-19 pandemic is taking a hard toll on the global economy. India is no exception to this and a slew of measures are being taken by the Central and State governments to stem the spread of the deadly virus. Agriculture, the largest employer in the …
  • Home Delivery Of Ration In City From March 28: Govt  26 Mar 2020 12:30 WhatsApp Facebook Twitter Email 1Shares Representational Pic Srinagar- Around 1.60 lakh families in Srinagar city would get ration delivered to their homes from Saturday as part of measures by the administration to contain the spread of coronavirus in the …
  • Govt keeps Bt cotton price unchanged at Rs 730 per packet for 2020-21; scraps royalty fee to Bayer 26 Mar 2020 10:50 New Delhi: The Centre has kept the maximum sale price of genetically modified (GM) Bt cotton seeds unchanged at Rs 730 per packet for the next fiscal but scrapped the royalty to US-based technology provider Monsanto, now controlled by global agri major …
  • India lockdown: Haryana postpones crop procurement after April 14 26 Mar 2020 10:17 Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar Khattar also announced the launch of a website – covidssharyana.in – for the registration of shopkeepers dealing in essential commodities. (File) Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar Thursday announced that if the …
  • Union Bank sets up emergency funding line for corporates, MSMEs 26 Mar 2020 07:24 MUMBAI: Public sector lender Union Bank of India on Thursday said it has set up an emergency funding window for its MSME and corporate customers impacted by Covid-19 outbreak. The bank is offering a maximum 10 per cent of the existing working capital limit …
  • COVID19 Live: Srinagar reports first death 26 Mar 2020 05:12 !1 New UpdateClick here for latest updates Total number of #COVID19 positive cases rise to 649 in India (including 593 active cases, 42 cured/discharged peopl… https://t.co/wGI3ATQD61— ANI (@ANI) 1585199080000 'New portable …
  • India Plans to Augment Presence in Myanmar’s Troubled Rakhine State 26 Mar 2020 03:38 AdvertisementIndia has firmed up plans to increase its presence in Myanmar’s Rakhine state, which is one of the most disturbed regions in the neighboring country. The decision comes almost a month after Chinese President Xi Jinping’s January visit to …
  • 3-week lockdown- Panic buying in Mumbai; enough stock, assures state 26 Mar 2020 00:33 Food grain stock to last six months; govt benefits to be extended to white ration card holders too. Within minutes of Prime Minister Narendra Modi announcing a countrywide lockdown for 21 days, people from across the city rushed out to stock up on …
  • G20 has major role to play in addressing Covid19 pandemic: Narendra Modi 25 Mar 2020 20:15 Prime Minister Narendra Modi will represent India at the “G-20 Leaders’ Extraordinary Virtual Summit” on the global Coronavirus  threat through video-conferencing on Thursday.  Saudi King Salman will chair the “virtual” meet through video-conferencing from …
  • Government notifies 3-tier institutional mechanism to implement National Technical Textiles Mission 25 Mar 2020 17:23 New Delhi: The government has decided to go ahead with the ambitious Rs 1,480 crore National Technical Textiles Mission (NTTM). The Smriti Zubin Irani-led textiles ministry plans to implement it through a 3-tier institutional mechanism, textiles ministry …
  • CCEA approves recapitalisation of RRBs 25 Mar 2020 12:32 NEW DELHI: The government has approved capital infusion to the tune of Rs 1,340 crore for Regional Rural Banks (RRBs) on Wednesday. The decision was taken by the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs to help these banks maintain the Reserve Bank mandated …
  • Two Days Long Budget Session 2020-21 Concluded 25 Mar 2020 12:05 Share Tweet Share Share Email Two Days Long Budget Session 2020-21 Concluded Gangtok, March 24: (IPR) The second and final day of the Budget session of Sikkim Legislative Assembly began with obituary reference on the passing away of Late Shri Pradeep …
  • IITA’s Banana Breeding Programme Wins Award In India 25 Mar 2020 10:18 The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) says its banana breeding programme has won an award. Head of IITA’s Banana Breeding programme, Rony Swennen, according to the Institute, received the “Dedicated Scientist Award for his exemplary …
  • Finance Minister announces several relief measures 25 Mar 2020 07:55 By Chennaivision in Business News, General, National News, News March 25, 2020 The Union Finance & Corporate Affairs Minister Smt. Niramla Sitharaman today announced several important relief measures taken by the Government of India in view of COVID-19 …
  • India axes royalties paid by local seed companies to Bayer for GM cotton 25 Mar 2020 06:02 India has axed the royalties that local seed companies pay to German drugmaker Bayer AG for Monsanto's genetically modified (GM) cotton, a government order said, after cutting them back since 2016. More than 45 local cotton seed companies pay royalties …
  • Palm oil prices fall after top buyer India imposes 21-day lockdown 25 Mar 2020 03:44 KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian palm oil futures fell on Wednesday on demand worries after top buyer India imposed a three-week lockdown to stem the spread of the coronavirus, but supply concerns after Malaysia suspended some palm operations capped losses. The …
  • KCR slams officials for not being on the ground 24 Mar 2020 20:31 Hyderabad: Telangana chief minister K Chandrashekar Rao in a press meet on Tuesday slammed the officials in the state, asking why the elected representatives are not leading the fight against coronavirus in their own constituencies. “I am surprised that …
  • F&B companies want ‘essential’ pass to clear checkposts, reach you 24 Mar 2020 20:03 New Delhi: Large foods and beverages companies including Britannia, Parle, PepsiCo, Dabur, Hindustan Unilever, Coca-Cola, ITC, Nestle, Mondelez and Perfetti Van Melle have written to the government on Tuesday through three separate industry bodies, asking …
  • APMCs across India worry about workers, traders health over Covid-19 curfew 24 Mar 2020 16:17 Mandis in Maharashtra and Gujarat are grappling to continue business for daily need essentials such as fruits, vegetables and food grains amidst curfew over coronavirus outbreak, while smaller commodities like spices have decided to remain close till March …
  • Smart Agriculture Market Worth $18.21 Billion By 2025 24 Mar 2020 11:44 The global Smart Agriculture/Farming Market is anticipated to reach USD 18.21 billion by 2025, according to a new report by Grand View Research, Inc. Factors such as consistent growth in population, low availability of cultivable land, government …
  • Covid-19 impact: Fearful vegetable mandis threaten to shut shop 24 Mar 2020 02:44 Pune | New Delhi: Traders and agents in several agricultural markets across the country want to stop trading in two days because they fear the novel coronavirus will easily spread in crowded mandis where farmers, labourers, traders, transporters and …
  • CM Placed Rs. 9100 Cr Sikkim Annual Budget for FY 23 Mar 2020 22:42 Share Tweet Share Share Email BUDGET SESSION OF SIKKIM LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY COMMENCES CM Placed Rs. 9100 Cr Sikkim Annual Budget for FY Gangtok, March 23: (IPR) The Second Session of Tenth Assembly (Budget Session 2020-21) of Sikkim Legislative Assembly …
  • On lending by banks to NBFCs, HFCs to be part of priority sector in FY21: RBI 23 Mar 2020 17:21 Mumbai, Mar 23 (PTI) The Reserve Bank on Monday said bank credit to registered NBFCs towards agriculture, MSEs and housing sector up to prescribed limits will be treated as priority sector loans during the next fiscal starting April. The move will help …
  • Tea Market Share in India 2020-2025, Size, Industry Price, Trends, Analysis, Growth, Research Report 23 Mar 2020 09:15 Mar 23, 2020 (SUPER MARKET RESEARCH via COMTEX) -- According to a new report by Expert Market Resaerch titled, ‘Indian Tea Market Report and Forecast 2020-2025‘, the Indian tea market consumption reached a volume of almost 1.10 million tons of tea in 2019. …
  • By April, India could become Italy, Iran: warns Top Microbiologist 23 Mar 2020 09:08 Mumbai, March 23 (IANS) At the current speed at which COVID-19 is spreading in the country, India is at the threshold of a major medical calamity within a month, and the country must implement a ‘Janata Curfew’ for at least two weeks, warns a leading …
  • New challenges in food security, agriculture 23 Mar 2020 02:55 Agriculture plays a motherly role in the economy. It feeds people. Policymakers need to protect this role of agriculture aggressively as feeding people looks like a challenge amidst the spread of the coronavirus — Covid-19. Sadly, the State Bank of …
  • Lockdown in nine coronavirus-hit districts in Karnataka, including Bengaluru 22 Mar 2020 12:41 Bengaluru: The Karnataka government on Sunday announced shutdown of all commercial activities other then certain essential services in the nine districts of the state including the capital city, where Covid-19 cases have been reported. "After taking …
  • A revised playbook for agri investing is the need of the hour 21 Mar 2020 07:40 By Jay Krishnan Productivity has been the only true engine of growth in Agriculture. And yet, why is it that, impending asymetric growth in demand has only led to plateauing, if not further dwindling of farmers’ income levels and source USDA, and a …
  • Challenges for female entrepreneurs in India :: Dr Rajiv Kumar 21 Mar 2020 03:08 Challenges for female entrepreneurs in India Dr Rajiv Kumar * Globally, men are more likely to start new ventures than women. Empirical evidence suggests that women have lower hubris and a higher level of humility, which negatively affects their risk- …
  • India's first-ever AI summit postponed due to coronavirus 20 Mar 2020 17:53 NEW DELHI: The Indian government on Friday announced to postpone the nation's first summit on Artificial Intelligence (AI) that was scheduled to be held in the Capital in October amid the growing new coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Titled 'RAISE …
  • Indian banks seek more time over bad loan classification 20 Mar 2020 17:30 MUMBAI: Indian banks have asked the banking regulator to allow more time before labelling a loan as bad debt, and they sought longer deadlines to meet certain capital standards as the coronavirus pandemic derails businesses, sparking concern over the …
  • Japan’s Kubota to acquire 10% stake in Escorts for Rs 1,042 crore 20 Mar 2020 15:23 New Delhi: Engineering conglomerate Escorts Friday said Japan’s Kubota Corporation will acquire 10% equity stake engineering in the firm for Rs 1042 crore. Upon completion of this transaction, Escorts and Kubota will partner and aim to become a leading …
  • MP, Rajasthan yet to release Rs 4,213 crore share of premium for farmers under crop insurance 20 Mar 2020 15:03 New Delhi: The Centre in Rajya Sabha on Friday urged the states to release their share of premium under crop insurance to benefit farmers, citing the examples of Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan that have not released Rs 2,731 crore and Rs 1,482 crore …
  • Govt defers global summit on AI 20 Mar 2020 14:22 NEW DELHI: The government has deferred its global summit on artificial intelligence--RAISE 2020 - ‘Responsible AI for Social Empowerment 2020-- due to the coronavirus outbreak. It was to be held in Delhi on April 11-12. The summit, which will see …
  • Agriculture and Forestry Machinery Market is expected to double by 2025: AGCO Group, Mahindra Group, Kuhn Group 20 Mar 2020 13:34 Mar 20, 2020 (HTF Market Intelligence via COMTEX) -- Latest Study on Industrial Growth of Global Agriculture and Forestry Machinery Market 2019-2025. A detailed study accumulated to offer Latest insights about acute features of the Agriculture and Forestry …
  • Centre postpones India's maiden summit on AI due to Covid-19 20 Mar 2020 11:40 In the wake of the coronavirus outbreak, Centre has postponed the mega summit on the Artificial Intelligence, RAISE 2020- Responsible AI for Social Empowerment 2020. The event will now be held in first week of October in New Delhi. Commenting on the Summit …
  • Agriculture Enzyme Market 2020 Industry Size, Trends, Global Growth, Insights and Forecast Research Report 2025 20 Mar 2020 06:23 Mar 20, 2020 (The Expresswire) -- The global “Agriculture Enzyme Market ”report evaluates the key opportunities in the market and outlines the factors that are and will be driving the growth of the industry. the overall global Agriculture Enzyme Market …
  • In a soup: Coronavirus brings restaurant operations to a grinding halt 20 Mar 2020 05:57 This time, last year, a typical day for Mansij Vaidya, co-founder of Mumbai-based Indian restaurant Talli Turmeric, would span anywhere from 10 in the morning to 12 at night. A year later, the situation is starkly different. Vaidya now follows an …
  • Buy Karnataka Bank, target price Rs 95: Anand Rathi 20 Mar 2020 05:43 Anand Rathi has given a buy rating to Karnataka Bank with a price target of Rs 95 at 0.4 times P/ABV (price to adjusted book value) of its FY22e book. Though there are concerns on capitalisation and liquidity of smaller private banks including …
  • India Planning Launch of 10 Earth Observation Satellites by March 2021 19 Mar 2020 15:38 India 13:53 GMT 19.03.2020Get short URL New Delhi (Sputnik): In 2019, India launched four earth observation satellites, from a target of six. For the next financial year, the plan is to add a further eight. The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is …
  • NABARD extends financial support of Rs 42,313 crore towards rural infrastructure 19 Mar 2020 13:47 The National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) has extended financial support up to Rs 42,313 crore towards building rural infrastructure in the ongoing fiscal year, according to an announcement made on Thursday. NABARD disbursed Rs 20, …
  • Consultant may be hired to assess startup India drive 19 Mar 2020 10:02 NEW DELHI: A mega exercise to increase Indian startups' visibility globally is in the works, with the government planning to hire a consulting firm to evaluate the progress of the Startup India programme, chalk out an action plan to attract investment …
  • Global GNSS Testing Market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 10.64% during the forecast period from 2020-2027 19 Mar 2020 09:57 The global GNSS testing market is expected to grow from USD 793.26 million in 2019 to USD 1783.45 million by 2027, at a CAGR of 10.64% during the forecast period from 2020-2027. North America held the most significant market share and valued at USD 299.60 …
  • From across India, how coronavirus has hit small business owners, traders 19 Mar 2020 04:05 Rush on Wednesday morning in the Mumbai agriculture produce committee’s e market (APMC – Vashi). The supply of essential commodities and vegetables may likely to be affect in coming days in Mumbai as committee has decided to close the market for tomorrow, …
  • Sikkim Cabinet Approval and Sanction for Various Proposals 19 Mar 2020 02:22 Share Tweet Share Share Email Sikkim Cabinet Approval and Sanction for Various Proposals Gangtok, 18 Mar (IPR) : The Cabinet meeting held on 16th March, 2020 at 5 p.m approved and sanctioned the following proposals: 1. Development of Eco-Friendly Tourist …
  • India Is Taking the Climate Crisis Seriously for the 'First Time' 19 Mar 2020 00:18 By Nivedita Khandekar After decades of concentrating on economic development and insisting that global warming was mainly a problem for the more industrially-developed countries to solve, Indian industry is at last facing up to dangers posed to its own …
  • Coronavirus compensation promised to poor workers in India 18 Mar 2020 18:06 MUMBAI, March 18 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Millions of poor Indians may receive cash compensation for income lost to coronavirus, as officials in Uttar Pradesh state started counting the number of qualifying citizens on Wednesday. The 200 million- …
  • Govt's changing the way health data is captured in India 18 Mar 2020 09:50 Imagine if your health history can be used by private companies to give you better insurance cover? Or, deployed nationally and analysed to predict possible epidemics. Alternatively, if the data - available with the government as well as health agencies …
  • What's it mean to grow the protein pie? 18 Mar 2020 08:28 The stakes are high in today’s protein competition. For many beef producers, it feels like beef vs. the Impossible Burger — or any array of plant-based imitation meats. It’s not hard to imagine that competition trickling down to the farm, in the form of …
  • Pandurang Kondbarao Pole Is New Divisional Commissioner Kashmir 18 Mar 2020 06:16 WhatsApp Facebook Twitter Email 98Shares Pandurang Kondbarao Pole – File Pic SRINAGAR – The government on Tuesday appointed Pandurang Kondbarao Pole as new Divisional Commissioner, Kashmir. A 2001-batch IAS officer, Pole will replace Baseer Ahmad Khan who …