Harvest(Search results - 30)
IndiaApr 15, 2021, 12:54 PM IST
Making farmers’ lives better: Government signs MoU with Microsoft to provide post-harvest solutions
The Union government has inked a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with technology behemoth Microsoft to provide post-harvest solutions to the farmers with an aim to improve efficiency and productivity across the entire farm sector value chain
IndiaDec 24, 2020, 4:50 PM IST
How organic farming has helped a Karnataka farmer reap a rich harvest
With the help of organic farming, Omkar Gowda from Karnataka is a successful farmer, growing millets
IndiaNov 2, 2020, 1:55 PM IST
Politician like no other! Odisha MLA Nityananda Gond spends most of his time harvesting paddy, vegetables
Nityananda Gond is an MLA from Odisha. But he spends most of his time, cultivating paddy in his fields
Culture ShaukJan 15, 2020, 3:21 PM IST
Pongal: The History And Significance Of Tamil Nadu's Harvest Festival
India is a land of festivals. Every festival is celebrated with equal enthusiasm and fervor. Pongal, the harvest festival of Tamil Nadu, is one such festival. Why is the Pongal festival celebrated, how is it celebrated, what is its significance? Let us find out more in this episode of Culture ‘Shauk’ with Sunita Iyer.
Culture ShaukJan 13, 2020, 4:04 PM IST
Lohri: History & Significance of This Popular Punjabi Folk Festival
Lohri is one of the most commonly celebrated festivals in India and it is a way to spread the joy of seeing the sparkling pearls of Rabi crops amidst traditional folk songs, dance and food. In this episode of Culture 'Shauk' with Sunita Iyer, let’s take a look at the history and the importance of this festival.
IndiaJan 12, 2020, 11:11 AM IST
PM Modi, Amit Shah touch the skies in Ludhiana ahead of Makar Sankranti
According to the Hindu calendar, Makar Sankranti is celebrated as the festival of harvest. Also, pictures of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union home minister Amit Shah were featured on kites sold across Punjab.
IndiaAug 8, 2019, 2:36 PM IST
Tamil Nadu chief minister Palaniswami makes appeal to save rainwater
Tamil Nadu chief minister Edappadi K Palaniswami, in a video, appealed to the people of the state to save rainwater by reminding them about the rainwater harvesting (RWH) scheme guided in by former chief minister J Jayalalithaa
IndiaAug 3, 2019, 4:44 PM IST
Belagavi floods: Water gushes inside houses; 39 villages on high alert
Krishna river has been overflowing as Maharashtra is facing heavy rains putting 39 villages on high alert in Karnataka. 16 bridges are inundated, and transportation facilities have been blocked due to Belagavi floods.
IndiaJul 14, 2019, 4:12 PM IST
Jal Shakti Abhiyan chairman inspects Punjab to install rainwater harvesting systems
Work on the first phase of the five phases of the Jal Shakti Abhiyan is about to begin with chairman, RK Kashyap inspecting Punjab in order to install facilities such as rainwater harvesting and drip irrigation.
IndiaJul 12, 2019, 7:13 PM IST
Bengalurean’s cost-effective rainwater harvesting system replenishes water table in Samba
The rainwater harvesting system developed by Col Nandu Kumar, hailing from Bengaluru, is not patented and anybody can try it. One unit just costs about Rs 1,000
IndiaJun 27, 2019, 4:30 PM IST
Bengaluru may run out of water by next year; here is why
Rampant concretisation in cities and unchecked use of groundwater have depleted the groundwater so much that the garden city of Bengaluru might soon turn into a Chennai.
IndiaJun 16, 2019, 4:00 PM IST
Goa chief minister bats for rainwater harvesting at Niti Aayog meeting
In his first presentation before the Niti Aayog, Goa chief minister Pramod Sawant spoke about rainwater harvesting and conservation as his government’s prime focus
IndiaMay 28, 2019, 4:32 PM IST
Punjab on Pakistan’s terror list, ISI launches project Harvest with pro-Khalistan outfits
According to senior officials, ISI for long have been working with Khalistani groups but now they have launched a classified project - Harvest, which aims to create unrest in India specially Punjab by targeting retired officers of defence forces and police establishment