The siege of Leningrad: When Russian scientists starved themselves to death to preserve the future of the world, in a seed bank
Nine botanists from the Vavilov Institute of Plant Industry, the world's largest seed bank at that time, had starved themselves to death while trying to preserve their collection from Nazi forces that surrounded Leningrad.
With increase in harvest, tomato availability will go up and will result in a drop in prices by December, according to Agriculture ministry
While states ban Diwali firecrackers to ‘control pollution’, NASA satellite images show stubble burning already started in Punjab and Haryana
Stubble burning seen in Punjab and Haryana seem to be following the trend observed in corresponding periods over the last five years
While Sugar factories elsewhere were closing down during Covid-19, all factories were kept running in Uttar Pradesh: CM Yogi Adityanath
Yogi Adityanath said that all sugar factories in UP were running during Covid-19, and closed factories were reopened
Modi govt rescues Punjab govt from a financial crisis that would prevent it from procuring foodgrains from farmers: Details
Loan of almost ₹ 90000 by state procurement agencies in Punjab would have become NPA, preventing them from further procurements
Media reports of Bihar farmer growing a unique vegetable that costs Rs 1 lakh per kg is false, claims a report
The vegetable is called 'hop-shoots' and it has a number of uses beverages making to medicines and skin treatments.
Explained – The political crisis over crop procurement in Chhattisgarh and why paddy procurement has been stopped in the state
As mandis in Chhattisgarh overflow due to bonus announced by govt, both Congress and BJP blaming each other
Chhattisgarh CM writes to PM, demands procurement of Paddy above limit: Read exclusive details about how he is wrong
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Under the MOU with states on crop procurement, if states declare bonus above MSP, central pool procurement will be limited
Heeng (Asafoetida) cultivation started for the first time in India with trial plantation in Himachal Pradesh
Although India consumes around 50% of the total Heeng production in the world, it is not produced in the country at present
Massive hike in MSP by Modi govt: 150% MSP of Kharif crops among others, farmers ensured 50% profit margin
The increase is likely to cost an additional 33,500 crores.