The Parliamentary Standing Committee on Science and Technology, Environment and Forests, has decided to seek clarifications from Union Agriculture Minister and also ask the National Institute of Nu

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Ashwini Kumar Vs. Union of India & Ors. dated 23/05/2017 regarding National Policy in regard to protection of indigenous species of cows and livestock to be protected as in some of the States, the said species are diminishing at a very rapid speed. For instance in Kerala, it is 79.9% loss of the indigenous species in just over the period of one decade.

Centre to operationalise Rs 5,000 crore fund for micro irrigation in NABARD

Union agriculture minister Radha Mohan Singh on Sunday said in order to bolster income of farmers, the Uttarakhand government would be allowed to bring about necessary changes in the law enabling t

Farmers in Myanmar can now seek prompt solutions to agriculture-related problems through a call centre set up by the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Irrigation.

CHINA’S first pelagic — or open sea — fishery research vessel, owned by the Shanghai Ocean University, was launched on Friday in Tianjing, four years after approval for its construction, the univer

The first case of foot-and-mouth disease in South Korea since March 2016 was confirmed, according to the country’s Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (MAFRA).

Acting on advice of an expert committee, the Centre will ban use of 18 pesticides in India as it involves risk to humans and animals.

The panel approved assistance of Rs 1,269 crore, of which Rs 589.47 crore is supplementary assistance for damage to kharif crops and Rs 679.54 crore for damage to rabi crops

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Now with the state cabinet nod against the entry of genetically modified (GM) food crops, Kerala government is set to write to the Centre expressing its concern against the Gene