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In dry Bihar, two shot dead over water dispute

Two people were shot dead and four injured over a dispute about irrigation water for a paddy field in Bihar's Aurangabad district, the police said on Wednesday. Daroga Yadav and his nephew Tega......

Untouchability through the drinking glass in TN

Tirunelveli in southern Tamil Nadu is famous for its paddy fields, the Tamiraparani river, the Nelliappar temple, the Kutralam waterfalls, and the Kalakadu tiger sanctuary. Till a few years ago it......

Kochi: Naval aircraft force-lands, crew safe

A naval Islander aircraft force-landed at a paddy field at Piravom near Kochi on Friday while on a routine sortie. However,all the five people on board are safe. Shortly after the twin engine......

Orissa floods: 90,000 affected

Around 90,000 people have been affected and over 100 villages and huge tracts of paddy land inundated in Orissa's Balasore district following floods in the Subarnarekha and Jalaka rivers, official......

Tsunami alters tribal food habits

The tsunami has robbed them of their paddy fields, but gifted them a more balanced food palate complete with vegetables and fruits, something the meat eating tribals in Andaman and Nicobar were......

Bihar on the verge of drought

Bihar is on the verge of a drought for the second year in a row owing to scarce rainfall in 24 of the 38 districts. Paddy crop is likely to be the worst hit by the dry spell.Bihar Agriculture......

Deficient rains not worrisome for paddy: Pawar

The deficient rainfall during last month has affected the sowing of coarse cereals but there is no cause for worry for the paddy crop, Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar said on Tuesday.The monsoon......

West Bengal burdened with bumper paddy crop

Uttam Majumdar is unable to sell his 330,000 kg of paddy. He is under pressure from moneylenders from whom he had borrowed over Rs 1 lakh at an interest rate of 60 per cent a year.Long known as......

FCI to make direct payment to farmers

Food Corporation of Indiahas decided to make direct payment to farmers for their produce in the coming paddy lifting season to bring more transparency in procurement process, a senior FCI official......

Farmers at Posco project site threaten suicide

Hundreds of farmers who have been unable to cultivate paddy in their fields for the past four years at Dhinkia and Gobindpur villages in the proposed site of Posco's mega steel plant near Paradip......

Review: Thamizh Padam is a rip-roaring spoof

In a tiny village set in the vast paddy fields of Tamil Nadu, gathers a Panchayat meeting, headed by the dreaded nattamai (chieftain) -- wearing heavy jewellery --and accompanied by the inimitable......

Review: Olipporu is best avoided

Paresh C Palicha says that  Olipporu's director A V Sasidharan depended too much on lead actor Fahadh Faasil's popularity to get the movie going but but has made no effort to get even the......

'Watson in line to succeed Dravid as Royals' captain'

Rajasthan Royals' chief coach Paddy Upton has backed Australian all-rounder Shane Watson to succeed the just-retired Rahul Dravid as captain, but said the franchise would want to retain the former......

Rajasthan Royals appoint Paddy Upton as head coach

Indian cricket team's former mental conditioning coach, Paddy Upton has been appointed as the head coach of Rajasthan Royals. The 44-year-old mental conditioning coach of the South African cricket......

Devendro goes down fighting to Ireland's Barnes

L Devendro Singh put up a gallant fight against Ireland's Paddy Barnes but lost the light-flyweight (49 kg) quarter-final bout 18-23, at the London Olympics, on Wednesday night. With Devendro's......

Paddy Upton set to join Pune Warriors

The Pune Warriors side is likely to rope in former mental conditioning coach of the Indian team Paddy Upton in their support staff for the fifth edition of Indian Premier League in April-May. Upton......

Paddy Upton tested for swine flu

The Indian cricket team's trainer and mental conditioning coach Paddy Upton has been tested for suspected swine flu. The results of the test are expectedlater in the day.Upton, who arrived in......
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Q. paddy fields are a chief source of which greenhouse gas?
Flying Saucer:  A.  more

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sanjay karmakar
Q. how much deep into soil the root of the paddy plant may go!!
Sanjay Karmakar:  A. Methane ! more

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Q. f we cd. develop multistory agri. mechanism!! cd. we not be able to produce paddy which in turns will give us rice on the roof of our residence!! drunk sk wd. like to know ur. view!!
Sanjay Karmakar:  A. Only K J more

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Q. What is the difference between Hair Weaving and Hair transplant ?
Ankit Manocha:  A. bevakuf !! how we put tractor on top?????????????/ more

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Govt must invest in building a modern system of irrigation

As we come to the last few days of July, instead of the usual leaden skies and incessant rain, most of India looks up to bright, clear skies with... ...

http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/opinion/editorial/government-must-invest-heavily-in-building-a-modern-system-of-irrigation/articleshow/39132967.cms
M.S. Swaminathan

He's been credited with mentoring the Green Revolution of the 1960s and 1970s that saw India grow from a food deficit nation to a food surplus... ...

http://smetimes.tradeindia.com/smetimes/face-to-face/2014/Jul/28/special-agri-zones-can-aid-food-security-m-s-swaminathan631349.html
Farmer advised to grow alternative crops as solution to drought in Tamil Nadu district

A two-day workshop on millets here has advised farmers to go in for alternative crops in view of the drought situation following change in climatic... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/india/report-farmer-advised-to-grow-alternative-crops-as-solution-to-drought-in-tamil-nadu-district-2005854
Orissa high court orders probe into Rs 5 crore paddy procurement fraud

BHAWANIPATNA: The Orissa high court (HC) has ordered the Kalahandi district administration to conduct an inquiry into alleged large-scale... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/bhubaneswar/Orissa-high-court-orders-probe-into-Rs-5-crore-paddy-procurement-fraud/articleshow/39151352.cms
Sabarimala Temple Gears up for Niraputhari Festival

SABARIMALA: Niraputhari festival, marking the beginning of harvest season, will be celebrated at the hill shrine of Lord Ayyappa here on August 1.... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/states/kerala/Sabarimala-Temple-Gears-up-for-Niraputhari-Festival/2014/07/28/article2352275.ece

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