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Implement Swaminathan report, amend Hindu Marriage Act: Khaps

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 11, 2014, 00:57

A khap panchayat organised at Kandela in the district on Monday demanded from Centre to implement recommendations of Swaminathan Commission report and amend Hindu Marriage Act.

Indira award hails farming as unifying force: Swaminathan

Last Updated: Saturday, November 02, 2013, 09:55

India must work towards insulating its farmers from climate variability and price volatility to ensure food security, said Dr M S Swaminathan.

MS Swaminathan gets Indira Gandhi National Integration Award

Last Updated: Thursday, October 10, 2013, 15:50

Eminent agricultural scientist MS Swaminathan, known as the father of Green Revolution, will be conferred the Indira Gandhi Award for National Integration.

Create 50 grain storage facilities for food law: Swaminathan

Last Updated: Thursday, September 19, 2013, 19:54

In order to implement the Food Security Law smoothly, the government should create ultra- modern foodgrain storage facilities, agriculture scientist M S Swaminathan said.

Hattrick for Mary Ann, Tania second in National women`s chess

Last Updated: Thursday, September 05, 2013, 19:18

Local favourite Mary Ann Gomes pipped Tania Sachdev and Soumya Swaminathan with a better tie-breaking score to clinch a hat-trick of titles in the 40th Women`s National Premier Championship.

Soumya, Swati in lead, Tania climbs to joint second

Last Updated: Monday, September 02, 2013, 21:12

Soumya Swaminathan joined overnight leader Swati Ghate even as top seed Tania Sachdev made rapid progress climbing to joint second spot after the eighth round in the 40th National Women Premier Chess Championship.

'Organic farming to usher evergreen revolution in country'

Last Updated: Thursday, April 04, 2013, 17:29

Emphasising the need to educate farmers for making right use of fertilisers, noted agriculture scientist M S Swaminathan on Thursday said the wave of organic farming will usher in the "evergreen revolution" in country.

Women farmers face problem of land ownership: MS Swaminathan

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 26, 2013, 21:24

Renowned farm scientist MS Swaminathan on Tuesday said land ownership is the biggest problem faced by the women farmers in the country.

Humpy, Harika in second round of World Championship

Last Updated: Monday, November 12, 2012, 20:50

Koneru Humpy effortlessly defeated Denise Frick of South Africa while D Harika outplayed compatriot Soumya Swaminathan to move to the second round of the World Women`s chess championship, here.

Swaminathan favours FDI in multibrand retail with safeguards

Last Updated: Wednesday, September 26, 2012, 18:04

He, however, suggested that the states going for it should devise safeguards to protect the interests of farmers.

Food Security should be universal: Swaminathan

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 27, 2012, 14:58

Eminent economist Madhura Swaminathan, Tuesday said the UPA government's flagship 'Food Security Bill' should have a universal appeal as any targeted selection would lead to complications in picking beneficiaries in a big country like India.

Food Security Bill needs amendments: M S Swaminathan

Last Updated: Monday, January 30, 2012, 21:02

The Food Security Bill needs to be amended to make universal public distribution system with well-defined exclusion criteria the pathway to end poverty induced hunger, agriculture scientist M S Swaminanthan said Monday.