Smriti Gandhi visits Amethi, slams Gandhi family over sale of farmers' land

Smriti Irani addressed people in Amethi and questioned the alleged sale of land meant for a bicycle factory to a trust run by Gandhi family.

Aug 23, 2015, 18:09 PM IST

Myanmar flood death toll climbs to 88

The death toll from severe flooding across Myanmar has risen to 88, officials said on Friday, as rising waters swallowed more homes in low-lying regions in some of the poorest parts of the country.

Aug 07, 2015, 19:14 PM IST
Big B's farmland in UP survives unseasonal rains, yields 200 quintals of wheat

Big B's farmland in UP survives unseasonal rains, yields 200 quintals of wheat

 At a time when lakhs of acres of standing wheat crop in Uttar Pradesh has been devastated due to unseasonal rains leaving farmers in throes of an unprecedented despair, the owner of a 24-bigha (six hectares) farm at the outskirts of this state capital is neither deterred nor perturbed by the vagaries of the inclement weather.

Apr 22, 2015, 16:47 PM IST

Acres of farmland up in flames in Amethi

Several acres of farmland with wheat crop caught fire in separate incidents here.

Apr 10, 2015, 12:07 PM IST

Untimely rain, hailstorm destroy acres of farmland in Maharashtra

Unseasonal rains and hailstorm has damaged acres of farmland in Maharashtra.

Mar 16, 2015, 09:09 AM IST

Australia to tighten foreign investment scrutiny on farmland

Australia will tighten scrutiny on overseas investment in farmland, Prime Minister Tony Abbott said Wednesday, following concerns about valuable agricultural and mineral assets passing into foreign hands.

Feb 11, 2015, 09:13 AM IST

Global warming may spread drought to a third of Earth

One third of the world may be at increased risk of drought by 2100 as warmer temperatures wring more moisture from the soil, a new study has warned.

Apr 01, 2014, 17:54 PM IST

Oil spill in 100 acres farmland after pipeline crack

A pipeline carrying crude oil for refining developed cracks and spilt oil in about 100 acres of farmland in a village in the district.

Nov 03, 2012, 14:30 PM IST

Ethiopia offers India farmland 2/5th Punjab’s size

Ethiopia has offered to Indian investors 1.8 million hectares of farmland, equalling nearly 40 percent the total area of principal grain-growing state of Punjab, in what could give a big push to the country`s food security.

Feb 02, 2011, 18:32 PM IST

`Farmers to get farmland along Indo-Pak border`

All cultivable land along the Indo-Pak border, would be handed over to the farmers for cultivation.

Dec 14, 2010, 14:14 PM IST

Illegal colonies in farmland: Govt to act against officials

The Delhi government Monday warned of
strict action against the builders and officials found
involved in allowing illegal colonies in agricultural land in
the capital.

Jun 07, 2010, 19:00 PM IST