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Tripura confirms avian influenza

The Director of Animal Resources Development Department, Government of Tripura has confirmed that the samples that were sent to National Institute of High Security Animal Diseases (NIHSAD) were found positive in RT-PCR and Real time…


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India’s Rabi crops sowing crosses 59 MN hectares

As per preliminary reports received from the States, the total area sown under Rabi crops as on January 28, 2015 stands at 59.15 million hectares. Wheat has been sown/transplanted in 29.25 million hectares, pulses in…


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ICAR-NRC on Yak celebrates foundation day

Indian Council of Agricultural Research-National Research Centre on Yak, Dirang has celebrated its foundation day on January 23, 2016. Speaking on the foundation day event, Principal Scientist and in-charge Director, Dr Debasis Bhattacharya highlighted the…


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India’s rabi crops sowing crosses 58.99 MN hectares

As per preliminary reports received from the States, the total area sown under Rabi crops as on January 22, 2015 stands at 58.99 million hectares. Wheat has been sown/transplanted in 29.19 million hectares, pulses in…


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ICAR launches soil moisture indicator

India’s premier agriculture research institute, Indian Council for Agricultural Research (ICAR) along with Sugarcane Breeding Institute (SBI) have launched a soil moisture indicator (SMI), which will help the farmers in deciding when to irrigate their…



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Indian sugar output up 6.5% at 7.98 MN tonnes

India has recorded an increase in sugar production at 7.98 million tonnes or by 6.5 per cent from 470 sugar mills till December 31, 2015, as compared to the same period last year, as per…