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Rain pain: Maharashtra stares at water scarcity threat

A “scarcity threat” looms large over Maharashtra, with below-average rainfall and rapidly-depleting water levels in reservoirs. According to the India Meteorological Department’s......

Weak monsoon: 'Only 20 per cent water left in major reservoirs'

Cabinet sub-committee to meet to review the situation and take necessary steps. Sanjay Jog reports A “scarcity threat” looms large over Maharashtra, with......

8 meals for only Rs 20? Assam CM doesn't think so!

Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Saturday distanced himself from Agriculture Minister Nilomoni Sen Deka's remark -- that eight meals cost a total of Rs 20 in the state -- saying it was his......

He was with us: Delhi gang rape accused's neighbours claim

The neighbours of an accused in the December 16 gang rape case on Thursday claimed in a Delhi court that he was attending a music function with friends and was not in the bus in which a 23-year-old......

301 stranded people airlifted in Himachal Pradesh

Over 300 persons were airlifted by the IAF and state choppers from various places in Himachal Pradesh's rain ravaged Kinnaur tribal district cut off by road due to landslides. Over 550 persons have......

Cadbury eyes coconut farmers to promote cocoa

In a move to promote cocoa farming, Cadbury India Ltd and the Tamil Nadu Horticulture Department have entered into an agreement.The agreement is to promote cocoa farming as an intercrop through a......

Poor monsoon? Govt may import pulses to beat shortage

Official prediction of a weak monsoon could make the government’s job of taming food inflation — particularly in pulses, oilseed, coarse cereals and vegetables — more difficult.......

In onions, Gujarat farmers smell gold

Following a sharp spike in retail onion prices towards the end of 2013, a large number of farmers in Gujarat are moving towards the crop this year -- onion sowing in the state has increased 417 per......

Govt in firefighting mode to bring down onion prices

The government floated a tender on Wednesday to import onions from Pakistan, China, Iran and Egypt to check spiralling prices, despite the agriculture department warning that Chinese onions......

Onion price soars to Rs 80/kg despite normal supply

Much to the discomfort of consumers, onion prices today touched Rs 80 per kg in most retail markets in the national capital despite normal supply in the wholesale markets. Wholesale price of onion......

  People speak for horticulture department

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Q. why do we plant ? why doesgovernment encourage plantation? to keep the environment clean, raining,earths beauty or to a means of income to the officers who r appointed there protector. smuggling of wood is more than gold even drugs. in this case i think the ministers and officersare like chained dogs, just only to bark, not to cut.
:  A. dear friend,the Govt. is encouraging plantation through its horticulture department.We fail to take advantage of the same.I have planted more than...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/why-do-we-plant--why-doesgovernment-encourage-plantation-to-//answers/19503501

kundan kushwaha
Q. Dilemma No:1: The pavement opposite my house was hawker free until, I saw a Bhayia enchroaching it with his merchandise of vegetables in last couple of days.Today, my 1 phone call to the authorities is enough to evict him immediately. My inaction on the other hand can attract more such hawkers that might ultimately lead to enchroachment of entire footpath & then even my 100 calls to civic authorities will not reverse the damage. What shud I do ? Be a good citizen & protect that public place fm becoming a hawkers plaza or evict that lonely Bhaiya & deprive him & his family of their bread ?
Kundan Kushwaha:  A. It is a question of rule/law and the heart:Encroachment on land in Government colonies shall be dealt with as follows:- (i) The Directorate of...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/dilemma-no1-the-pavement-opposite-my-house-was-hawker-free-u/19503472/answers/6206577

Cocktail
Q. DAMODAR SIR,WHAT IS LEMON GRASS..IS IT EASILY AVAILBLE..SOME1 TOLD NEEM PLANT..ELABORATE..
Cocktail :  A. neem plant does not prevent but the smoke of its leaf.For lemon grass contact the horticulture department.It is 100 % assured. more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/damodar-sirwhat-is-lemon-grass..is-it-easily-availble..some1/6203812/answers/14389967

pappu raja
Q. I would like to utilise my land (20,000 sft) for growing flowers on commercia scale. Can anyone provide guidance? Would like to partner with a company for growing flowers & seeds.
Pappu Raja:  A. CONTACT RBI, THERE IS SEPARATE DEPARTMENT FOR THIS HORTICULTURE more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/i-would-like-to-utilise-my-land-20000-sft-for-growing-flower/14389956/answers/11765332

Rajneesh Anand
Q. What kind of plants can be grown inside the house and tell me where I can get those plants...
Rajneesh Anand:  A. Go to the nearest horticulture department and ask them indoor plants. more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-kind-of-plants-can-be-grown-inside-the-house-and-tell-m/11765253/answers/10334136

  Web results for Horticulture Department
Odisha Haat, flower mandi to set up in Bhubaneswar

Report by Pravuprasad Routray, Bhubaneswar: The state Horticulture Department will set up Odisha Haat near Unit-I market in Bhubaneswar. This was... ...

http://www.orissadiary.com/CurrentNews.asp?id=51561
El Nino may casue price rise

NEW DELHI: India's agriculture production may dip in 2014 after a consecutive three years of bumper crop harvest if El Nino torpedoes monsoon... ...

http://www.deccanchronicle.com/140710/nation-current-affairs/article/el-nino-may-casue-price-rise
Shrinking universities

The carving of specialised universities out of the composite universities has resulted in fragmentation of education, writes B S Sherigarara .... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/418717/shrinking-universities.html
Two day District Level Micro watershed Training programme conducted at Senapati

Senapati, Jul 9: A two day district level training programme on Institution and Capacity Building for Development of Micro Watershed Project in... ...

http://www.thesangaiexpress.com/page/items/40638/two-day-district-level-micro-watershed-training-programme-conducted-at-senapati
An attempt to expedite implementation of development schemes

tempt to expedite implementation of development schemes, Chief Secretary Alok Ranjan has fixed a schedule for department-wise reviews beginning... ...

http://www.dailypioneer.com/state-editions/lucknow/an-attempt-to-expedite-implementation-of-development-schemes.html

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