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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.

President Droupadi Murmu Set to Embark on Official Visit to Himachal Pradesh

President Droupadi Murmu is scheduled to undertake an official visit to the picturesque state of Himachal Pradesh from May 4th to May 8th, 2024.

Assam CM Himanta Biswa Sarma’s Election Strategy Evolution

Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma of Assam has orchestrated a noteworthy change in his campaign strategy as the state gears up for elections.

International Year of the Woman Farmer 2026: FAO Applauds UN Decision

In a landmark decision, the United Nations General Assembly has designated 2026 as the International Year of the Woman Farmer, a move welcomed by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO).

Modi’s Taunt and Political Maneuvers

In a recent development in the Indian political landscape, Prime Minister Narendra Modi took a jab at Rahul Gandhi, questioning his decision to leave Amethi and contest from Raebareli instead.

Stocks Surge on Dovish Fed Outlook

Global stocks rallied on Thursday following indications from the Federal Reserve suggesting a dovish stance amidst inflation concerns.

UN Rights Chief Urges Georgia to Abandon ‘Foreign Influence’ Bill Amidst Protests

Thousands of citizens have flooded the streets of Tbilisi for consecutive days, rallying against the proposed Law on Transparency of Foreign Influence.

ICICI Bank Denies CEO Resignation Rumors

ICICI Bank, a prominent player in India’s banking sector, has unequivocally refuted recent reports suggesting that its Managing Director and CEO, Sandeep Bakshi, is contemplating stepping down from his position.

Indian Politics-Dividers vs. Dividers: A Reflection on Media, Politics, and Education

In the landscape of Indian politics, the traditional narrative of “uniter vs. divider” seems to have shifted to a disheartening reality of “divider vs. divider.”

Push to Delay Stage 3 Tax Cuts Sparks Debate Amid Inflation Concerns

Amid escalating concerns over inflationary pressures, leading economists are urging the Albanese government to reconsider the scheduled rollout of stage three tax cuts.

Government’s Investment in Vodafone Idea Sees 32% Surge in Value

Just over a year ago, the Indian government extended a lifeline to telecom giant Vodafone Idea, stepping in as its largest shareholder.