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International Days Facebook Covers: India is a country full of culture and festivals. All the festivals are based on agriculture and people enjoy it fully. Apart from festivals there are many events which are celebrated in India not less than festivals and even the culture is being changed and these events are celebrated at public and government levels. These events …

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Van Mahotsava 2017: July 1-7

Van Mahotsava

“If a tree is saved even at cost of one’s head, it’s worth it” said the noted activist Amrita Devi Bishnoi. This is the reason why India has so many festivals related to trees. One of them is the Van Mahotsav Day or the Forest Day. It was started as a crusade with the lofty purpose of saving the mother …

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World Milk Day 2017 – Info, Date, History, Activities, Theme

World Milk Day 2017 - Info, Date, History, Activities, Theme

World Milk Day 2017 will be celebrated by the people all over the world on 1st of June, at Thursday. World Milk Day: History World Milk Day was first celebrated in 2001 all across the world by the participation of many countries. The number of participating countries in the celebration is increasing year by year. Since then, it is celebrated every …

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National Cooperative Week – 14 to 20 November

National Cooperative Week - 14 to 20 November

National cooperative week is celebrated every year all over the India from 14 to 20 November. This year the national cooperative week would be celebrated all over the India from 14 of November to the 20 of November. Currently, it has become the largest cooperative movement in the world as national cooperative week has been joined by the 6 lakhs cooperative societies. As it …

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Rajiv Gandhi Famous Quotes in English

Rajiv Gandhi Famous Quotes in English

Rajiv Gandhi was born on August 20, 1944, and served as India’s prime minister from the age of 41 years from October 31, 1984 to December 1, 1989. He was the sixth Prime Minister of India and succeeded his mother Indira Gandhi who was assassinated in 1984. We share some of his memorable quotes:

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The End of Plenty: A Global Food Crisis – Joel K. Bourne Jr.

The End of Plenty: A Global Food Crisis - Joel K. Bourne Jr.

Publisher: Speaking Tiger; Pages: 408; Price: Rs.499 With global food shortage peaking in the past decade, American author Joel K. Bourne Jr. paints the vision of an apocalyptic future for humankind if concerted efforts are not made to ward off what Robert Malthus had predicted as the coming of an “agricultural Armageddon.” The ideas of the 18th century economist, Malthus, …

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Which is the Great Indian Thanksgiving – Hindu Harvest Festival?

Seventy percent of India’s population lives in villages, and a vast majority of people solely depend on agriculture. As a result, we find that most Hindu festivals are directly or indirectly linked to agriculture and related activities. Pongal is one such big festival, celebrated every year in mid January – mostly in the south of India and especially in Tamil …

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What kind of farming is the most productive?

When land is scare, farms must be as productive as possible. For example less than 15 percent of Japan is suitable for farming. But through intensive farming, using fertilizers, irrigation, machinery and improved plant varieties yields are high, and Japan produces 70 percent of the food it needs.Another example of intensive agriculture is market gardening the production of flowers, fruit …

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What are the Cod Wars?

The three Icelandic Cod Wars that took place in 1958, 1973 and 1975 were precipitated by concerns on the part of Iceland that the stocks of cod fish were being seriously depleted by over-fishing. With timber, agriculture, fuel or mineral deposits being the few natural resources in Iceland, the country relies heavily on its stocks of cod fish and the …

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What is terminator gene technology?

The terminator gene is a specific genetic sequence inserted by scientists into a seed’s DNA that renders the seed and the crop it produces sterile. The seed company initiates the terminator process before selling the seeds by adding an inducer. Farmers plant seeds, grow plants and the harvest matures but the seeds are sterile. Patented by the USDA and Delta …

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