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Focus on scientific storage to curb grain drain

Focus on scientific storage to curb grain drain

There is an urgent need for the government to upgrade existing storage facilities and also build new ones. Small-size storage units at the farm level would go a long way in reducing losses. These will also enable the farmers to sell their produce at a time when the prices are remunerative. Over the decades, the government has failed to augment foodgrain storage facilities across the country. In contrast, China converted its entire grain storage into silo storage in 1999; that’s why it is expo

Centre of theatre  out of action

Centre of theatre out of action

The academies that should have come to the rescue of the a...

16 Madras, 3 Grenadiers’ braves

16 Madras, 3 Grenadiers’ braves

From the battles fought on western front between Degh Nadi a...

Ads cannot promise what they don’t deliver

Ads cannot promise what they don’t deliver

March to free Dhaka

March to free Dhaka

The enchanting Masai Mara

The enchanting Masai Mara

Short-duration paddy varieties can turn the tide

Short-duration paddy varieties can turn the tide

Wean farmers off rice-wheat cropping system

Wean farmers off rice-wheat cropping system

Sensitise farmers to minimise pesticide residue

Sensitise farmers to minimise pesticide residue

The many moods of raw mango

The many moods of raw mango

Chemist is liable for wrong medication

Chemist is liable for wrong medication

Wood security is a step towards self-reliance

Wood security is a step towards self-reliance

How to make a lazy summer meal

How to make a lazy summer meal

6 Sikh and 5 Sikh troops: Defenders of Poonch, Chhamb

6 Sikh and 5 Sikh troops: Defenders of Poonch, Chhamb