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Bengaluru bandh: Farmer groups stage protests over sharing of Cauvery water; one attempts suicide

As part of the citywide strike in Bengaluru over the sharing of Cauvery water between Karnataka and Tamil Nadu, a group of farmers staged semi-nude demonstrations.Elsewhere in the...

Farmers seek Congress to experiment with legal MSP in four crops in Rajasthan

Ahead of the Assembly poll scheduled in December in Rajasthan, farmers have demanded a legal guarantee of the minimum support price (MSP) in at least four crops in...

Onion auctions in Nashik at a standstill on farmers-traders standoff

Onion auctions in Nashik APMCs continue to be at a standstill. Many farmers are reluctant to bring their produce to the auctions, citing unprofitable price conditions. Despite efforts...

Onion farmers boycott auctions over low price 

Farmers halted onion auctions at Nashik Agricultural Produce Marketing Committee (APMC) yards on Thursday, demanding a minimum ₹2,410 per quintal matching the current procurement price of the National...

Centre’s decision to procure 2 lt of onion will not help, say farmers and some traders

Traders at some agricultural produce marketing committee (APMC) yards in Maharashtra withdrew their boycott of onion auctions following the Union government’s announcement that Nafed (National Cooperative Agricultural Marketing Federation)...

SLCM begins to provide loans to farmers, women through BCs

Sohan Lal Commodity Management (SLCM), one of India’s biggest warehouse providers, had begun to finance small and marginal farmers, especially women, through its Kissandhan business correspondent  (BC) partnership...

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China Sanctions: China sanctions US firm Kharon, provider of research on Xinjiang

BEIJING: China's foreign ministry said it had sanctioned Kharon, a US firm founded by former treasury department officials that provides data to companies...

Bry-Air Conducts the 13th Biannual Eye Camp to Support Underprivileged People Suffering from Eye-Related Problems

Bry-Air Conducts the 13th Biannual Eye Camp to Support Underprivileged People Suffering from Eye-Related Problems Staying true to its commitment to enhancing lives through CSR...

Ukraine: Ukraine claims destruction of major Russian navy vessel in Crimea

Ukraine's air force said on Tuesday that it had destroyed a major Russia landing ship stationed in the Crimean waters, after the Russian-installed...

Mavericks’ Luka Doncic reaches 10,000-point career milestone

Mavericks star Luka Doncic reached 10,000 career points during the first quarter of Dallas’ road game against the Phoenix Suns. Doncic reached 10,000...

Indonesia nickel plant explosion death toll rises to 18

JAKARTA: The death toll after an explosion at a Chinese-funded nickel-processing plant in eastern Indonesia over the weekend has risen to 18 with...