Photo: Kannadaprabha

PM Hails TN Farmer For His Waste To Wealth Invention At Mann Ki Baat

PM Narendra Modi at his 'Mann Ki Baat' programme lauded a TN-based farmer PM Murugesan for his agro-based innovation. Making ropes out of banana fibre, Murugesan also developed four rope making machines from plantain waste of which three have been even patented. Besides selling the fibre rope made handicrafts, bags and baskets for additional income. Murugesan has also trained over 1500 people from six states to export as he looks forward to… read-more

Tue, 02 Mar 2021 - 09:12 AM / by Ronit John

Tags: farmer, Tamil Nadu, Mann Ki Baat, PM Modi, PM Murugesan, Banana Fibre Rope

Rice And Wheat

Photo: Vegan First

Telangana Farmer Grows, Patents Vit D-Infused Rice And Wheat Varieties

Telangana-based Padma Shri awardee farmer Chintala Venkat Reddy has secured an international patent for growing Vitamin D-infused rice and wheat varieties through natural processes. Chintala had sampled a vegetable and maize flour-based plant-food to convert Vitamin A into Vitamin D successfully. Chintala said although Vitamin D extends benefits galore, all plants barring mushroom are incapable of synthesizing it. He added that the new… read-more

Sun, 28 Feb 2021 - 12:15 PM / by Ashly Ann Varghese

Tags: Padma Shri, farmer, Telangana, Chintala Venkat Reddy, PLANTS, Vitamin D

Courtesy: The Better India

Deceased Farmer Navreet Singh

Photo: Daily Post Punjabi

R-day Violence: Deceased Farmer's Grandfather Moves To Delhi HC

Republic Day violence victim Navreet Singh's grandfather Hardeep Singh has moved the Delhi High Court soliciting court-sanctioned Special Investigation Team (SIT) inquiry into the former's death. CCTV footage released by Delhi Police suggests that a collision with barricades and subsequent tractor overturn caused the death. However, Hardeep Singh, backed by forensic interpretation, alleges that Navreet was shot by policemen following which he… read-more

Thu, 11 Feb 2021 - 02:15 PM / by Ashly Ann Varghese

Tags: Republic Day, farmer, Navreet Singh, Delhi Police, Delhi High Court, SIT

Courtesy: The Statesman