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Saturday, July 13, 2024
TopicOrganic fertilisers

Topic: organic fertilisers

Sri Lanka’s tea farmers can't afford fertiliser, can't get paid enough, can't make govt listen

Revenue loss from export crops like tea played a big part in Sri Lanka's rapid economic decline. For descendants of Tamil-bonded labourers, life is more difficult now.

Biochar could be the solution to crop burning that Indian farmers were waiting for

Biochar, which is produced by burning organic matter without oxygen, can help tackle crop burning and air pollution.

Patanjali files 4 patents for ‘swadeshi’ fertilisers to help India’s distressed farmers

Patanjali promises Indian cow manure fertilisers, claims they will help farmers beat financial stress and improve incomes.

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Marathi cinema has an elitism problem. We need more than Maratha history appeasement

In 2016, ‘Sairat’ shook up the Marathi film industry by calling attention to its elitism. It showed audiences that there is more to Marathiness than Brahmanistic ceremonies.

‘Robot tax' for AI-induced job loss & ‘wealth tax' on vacant land — RSS-affiliate SJM's Budget wish list

In pre-budget meeting held in June with Finance Minister Sitharaman, Swadeshi Jagran Manch suggested incentivising those generating more employment & measures to control food inflation.

BrahMos a wonderful symbol but Philippines lacks capability to operate, says Ashley Tellis

If a country did not have C4ISR capability, having a missile was a wonderful symbol but not of much operational use, says former senior adviser to US state department.

A ‘jai jawan, jai kisan' trap awaits Modi. In a 5-year Test match with revived Opposition

Modi govt will need to address massive challenges without the total power it got used to, in the face of relentless electoral challenges, one after another.