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IndusInd Bank launches tractor and farm equipment division

Last Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014, 18:04

The bank will also ensure quick processing where the loan will be processed to farmers within four working days.

Centre allows Gujarat govt to continue with old insurance scheme

Last Updated: Saturday, June 28, 2014, 01:29

The Centre has given Gujarat government a green signal to continue the old National Agricultural Insurance Scheme (NAIS) for another year.

$5 bn-plus irregularities at China fund, banks: State auditor

Last Updated: Thursday, June 19, 2014, 17:43

China Investment Corporation (CIC), Bank of China and Agricultural Development Bank of China violated regulations in areas including asset selling, loan issuance and fraudulent invoicing, according to the National Audit Office (NAO).

Farm activists criticise IB report on GM foods

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 18, 2014, 00:22

Agricultural activists on Tuesday criticised a report of Intelligence Bureau for terming NGOs as a threat to India`s economic security, especially with regard to genetically modified foods.

After unions, state finance ministers next to meet FM

Last Updated: Friday, June 06, 2014, 14:37

The finance minister has already met representatives of the agriculture sector and civil society.

Experts pitch for higher farm investment, major market reforms

Last Updated: Thursday, June 05, 2014, 16:19

In a pre-budget meeting with Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, the experts suggested timely implementation of the BJP's election manifesto promises to fix higher support prices. They also favoured a Kissan TV channel, an efficient procurement policy, priority for farm mechanisation and the linking of rivers.

Half of world`s forest species at risk: UN

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 03, 2014, 21:35

Half of the world`s forest species are at risk from climate change and farming, the United Nations (UN) warned today, as it called for "urgent action" to manage them better.

Focus on agri reforms to keep inflation under control: Industry

Last Updated: Thursday, May 15, 2014, 16:55

India Inc on Thursday said the incoming government must introduce reforms in agricultural sector to keep inflation under check even as drop in prices of food items as well as fuel brought down April WPI inflation to 5.2 percent.

Chinese bank launches 'Pretty Mom' credit card

Last Updated: Saturday, April 19, 2014, 19:12

The bank is counting on women clients in cities to upgrade the bank's credit card services, said Liu Guiping, ABC's business director.

CPI(M) Haryana releases manifesto for LS election

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 01, 2014, 20:19

Haryana CPI(M) on Tuesday released its manifesto for three constituencies going to polls in the state.

Sports tournament in Jorhat brings together players from across the country

Last Updated: Friday, March 28, 2014, 18:57

Sports can play an important role in bringing people together and fostering better understanding. Young sports enthusiasts from across the country recently came together in Assam`s Jorhat district for the 15th All India Agriculture University Games and Sports Tournament.

MP CM demands Rs 5,700 crore economic package for farmers

Last Updated: Thursday, March 13, 2014, 19:36

Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan met Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde and sought a Rs 5,700 crore package for farmers in state who suffered loss to crops due to unseasonal rains and hailstorm.