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World | Reuters | Wednesday February 26, 2014
Singapore and Malaysia are grappling with some of the driest weather they have ever seen, forcing the tiny city-state to ramp up supplies of recycled water while its neighbour rations reserves amid disruptions to farming and fisheries.
Offbeat | Agence France-Press | Sunday February 23, 2014
A clumsy bear mascot for a remote Japanese farming region has rocketed to superstar fame and notched up an unlikely marketing triumph in a nation obsessed with all things cute.
IANS, Sydney | Wednesday February 19, 2014
Ever heard of a farm that uses seawater and almost no pesticides to grow vegetables? That is an initiative being taken in Australia to minimise the use of water and energy in a way that can lower costs to a great extent.At the Spencer Gulf, near Port Augusta in South Australia, Sundrop Farms is turn...
AFP | Monday January 27, 2014
Imagine stepping out of your highrise apartment into a sunny, plant-lined corridor, biting into an apple grown in the orchard on the fourth floor as you bid "good morning" to the farmer off to milk his cows on the fifth.You take the lift to your office, passing the rice paddy and one of the many gar...
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Monday December 2, 2013
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Rajnath Singh on Sunday sought the intervention of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to get pending payments of sugarcane farmers released and ensure that sugar mills get on with crushing in cane producing states of...
World | Agence France-Presse | Monday November 18, 2013
Norwegian fish farming giant Marine Harvest has promised a 60-euro reward on Monday for any recaptured salmon after a violent storm over the weekend allowed thousands to escape.
South | Press Trust of India | Monday November 18, 2013
Local resistance groups in upland areas, where thousands are settled for generations farming small pieces of lands, have extended support to the protest.
World | Associated Press | Tuesday November 12, 2013
The storm that devastated the Philippines has killed eight people in southern China and inflicted hundreds of millions of dollars in damage to farming and fishing industries.
Wednesday September 25, 2013
The company aims to strengthen regions where it is already working with the farmers and also entering new geographies in the country.
India | Press Trust of India | Sunday September 15, 2013
"I want cooperation from countrymen in its making. I do not want cannon or sword. I want pieces of iron used in the fields while farming," he said, adding "the project would take four to five years to complete".
South | Press Trust of India | Saturday August 10, 2013
More than Rs 224 crore has been cheated by 42 EMU contract farming firms in the district last year, police said.
World | Associated Press | Monday July 22, 2013
A strong earthquake in a dry, hilly farming area in western China knocked down power lines and damaged scores of homes early Monday, killing at least 47 people and injuring nearly 300, the local government said.
World | Associated Press | Monday July 22, 2013
A strong earthquake in a dry, hilly farming area in western China knocked down power lines and damaged scores of homes early Monday, killing at least 22 people and injuring nearly 300, the local government said.
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday June 19, 2013
Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Tuesday distributed free mobile phones to thousands of farmers in Bhubaneswar as part of his government's efforts to empower the farming community with latest technology, an official said.
India | Reuters | Saturday June 1, 2013
The crucial monsoon arrived on cue in Kerala on the southern coast on Saturday, a top weather official said, boosting farming prospects and raising hopes a drought in cotton and sugar growing areas will ease.
India | Edited by Sindhu Manjesh | Friday May 17, 2013
Actor Sanjay Dutt, who surrendered in court today, will likely be taken to Pune's Yerawada Jail after paper work is completed at Mumbai's Arthur Road Jail.
IANS, Beijing | Friday April 12, 2013
Nestle plans to build a coffee centre in southwest China's Yunnan province, according to an agreement.According to a memorandum of understanding inked Tuesday by the municipal government of Pu'er and Nestle, the Switzerland-based company will spend 100 million yuan ($15.97 million) to build a coffee...
India | Written by Tejas Mehta, edited by Samira Shaikh | Thursday February 21, 2013
Lush green vineyards, tons of luscious grapes, acres of maize and jowar, and most importantly, millions of litres of water- images that are in stark contrast to the despair visible across Marathawada's eight districts. This isn't Maharashtra's greene...
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Monday February 18, 2013
Bihar's farmers have done it again. A farmer from Sohdih village of Bihar's Nalanda district has set a new world record in potato production through organic farming this year.
Tuesday February 5, 2013
In order to increase presence in India, US coffee chain Starbucks is looking at ways to work with local coffee growing communities with focus on agronomy, sustainable farming practices and creating jobs.