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New Telecom Rules Likely to be Implemented from September 15: Here’s What Will Change

Starting September 15, millions of telecom users in India may experience significant changes as new regulations are set to be implemented.

International Tea Day 2024: FAO Highlights Women’s Pivotal Role in the Tea Industry

On International Tea Day 2024, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) spotlighted the critical role women play in the tea sector, emphasizing their substantial contributions and the challenges they face.

Pakistan’s GDP Rises 2.09% in Q3, Bolstered by Strong Agricultural Performance

Pakistan’s economy showed promising signs of recovery with a 2.09% growth in GDP for the third quarter of the financial year 2023-2024, driven primarily by robust agricultural output, according to the Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS).

Vodafone Idea: Telecom Operator in Better Position Than Before; Should You Buy Stock?

Vodafone Idea Ltd (VIL) recently reported its Q4 results, slightly missing analyst estimates. Despite this, analysts noted that the telecom operator is in a significantly better position compared to its pre-FPO (Follow-on Public Offer) status and is on a clearer path to survival.

Nifty 50, Sensex Today: What to Expect from Indian Stock Market on May 21

The Indian stock market is set for a positive opening on Tuesday, May 21, with the benchmark indices Sensex and Nifty 50 likely to benefit from mixed global market signals.

FAO Wins Prestigious King Hassan II of Morocco Great World Water Prize

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) has been awarded the King Hassan II of Morocco Great World Water Prize at the 10th World Water Forum in Bali.

FAO Highlights the Transformative Potential of AI in Agrifood Systems

The Director-General of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), QU Dongyu, emphasized the profound impact of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and digital technologies on the global agrifood systems during the Business Federations of the G7 (B7) meeting in Rome.

Banking Sector Proposals Critical for SMEs, Tech, and Agriculture, Says Aurangzeb

Federal Minister for Finance and Revenue Mohammad Aurangzeb emphasized the significance of the banking sector’s recommendations for small and medium enterprises (SMEs), digital technology, and agriculture in promoting growth and sustainability.

The Transformative Impact of AI on the Telecommunications Industry

Generative AI (GenAI) is a revolutionary technology that promises significant societal and economic benefits.

Can Climate-Smart Agriculture Secure Our Planet’s Future?

In a recent episode of the State of the Economy podcast, Businessline’s Subramani R Mancombu engages in a thought-provoking discussion with Ashish Dobhal, CEO of UPL SAS.

Odisha FPOs make historic leap into global markets

In a landmark achievement for Odisha’s agricultural sector, Farmer Producer Organisations (FPOs) in the state have successfully ventured into international markets with their inaugural commercial shipment of fresh mangoes and vegetables.

Market Update: 12 Stocks Placed under F&O Ban List for May 16 Trading

In a recent development, the National Stock Exchange (NSE) has imposed a ban on trading twelve stocks under the futures and options (F&O) segment for Thursday, May 16, 2024.

Agriculture Department Advocates Soil Testing for Enhanced Crop Yield and Cost Reduction

The agriculture department in erstwhile Khammam district is prioritizing soil testing as a crucial measure to boost crop productivity and alleviate investment burdens for farmers.

Google Arts & Culture and India’s Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare Launch Digital Exhibit on Millets

In a landmark collaboration, Google Arts & Culture and India’s Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare have unveiled a groundbreaking digital exhibit titled “Millets: Seeds of Change.”

Aadhar Housing Finance IPO Set to Debut Today

The much-anticipated listing date of the initial public offering (IPO) of Aadhar Housing Finance Limited has finally arrived, scheduled for May 15, 2024.

FAO Regional Conference for Europe: Prioritizing Resilience in Agrifood Systems

Inaugurating the 34th Session of the FAO Regional Conference for Europe (ERC), Qu Dongyu, Director-General of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, underscored the pivotal role of Europe and Central Asia in fostering sustainable transformations within agrifood systems.

Market Recap: Indian Stock Market Displays Resilience, Closes Higher Despite Morning Downturn

Despite a morning downturn, the Indian stock market exhibited resilience on Monday, with significant recovery leading to higher closures.

FAO Emphasizes Technology for International Day of Plant Health

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) is gearing up to commemorate this year’s International Day of Plant Health (IDPH) by highlighting the critical role of technology and innovation in protecting plant life, vital for sustaining our planet.

Uttar Pradesh Government’s Agri Innovation Initiative

In a bid to revolutionize the agricultural landscape, the Uttar Pradesh government has embarked on an ambitious plan to promote agricultural startups and integrate artificial intelligence (AI) into farming practices.

Agriculture Department Advises Against Vengurla 4 Cashew Cultivation

In a recent announcement, the agriculture department has advised farmers to refrain from cultivating the Vengurla 4 variant of cashew due to its diminishing productivity.

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Advisors Shine Bright: A Celebration of Excellence

Dedicated academic advisors are the backbone of student success within the Texas A&M College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (AGLS).

Indian Stock Market Ends Lower for Fifth Consecutive Session

On Thursday, the Indian stock market faced significant downturns for the fifth consecutive session, influenced by weak global sentiments.

US’s Largest Public Utility Forges Ahead with Controversial Gas Plant

The Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA), the nation’s largest public utility, has announced plans to construct a new natural gas plant in Tennessee, sparking controversy over its environmental implications.

FAO’s Earth Map Recognized with Google Impact Award

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) has received the prestigious Google Geo for Good Impact Award for its groundbreaking initiative, Earth Map.

High Cost of Elections Fuels Corruption, Says Sam Pitroda, Staining Democracy

Renowned technocrat and political advisor, Sam Pitroda, has highlighted the corrosive impact of corruption on democratic systems.

Kotia: A Tale of Two Votes and Two States

In the remote hills on the Andhra-Odisha border lies the cluster of Kotia, comprising 21 disputed villages with a population of over 5,000 residents.

Air India Adjusts Baggage Allowance to Match Industry Standards

Air India, one of India’s prominent airlines, has recently announced a revision in its baggage policy for domestic flights.

Farmer’s Death Amid Political Protests in Punjab

Surinderpal Singh, a 60-year-old farmer, met an untimely demise on Saturday during a protest organized by members of the Bhartiya Kisan Union (Sidhupur) against Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) candidate Preneet Kaur in Patiala.

FAO Food Price Index Shows Marginal Increase in April

FAO reports slight uptick in global food prices, driven by meat and vegetable oils, despite declines in sugar and dairy.

Modi’s Changing Rhetoric: A Shift Away from ‘Ab ki baar, 400 paar’

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s campaign rallies have notably featured fewer mentions of the rallying cry ‘Ab ki baar, 400 paar,’ according to an analysis conducted by ThePrint.