Govt. to ban private universities offering agricultural courses

Tuesday, July 10th, 2018

Bengaluru: Respecting the pressure by farm sciences’ students, who dissented for 22 days demanding rejecting of private colleges offering agricultural courses, the State government has decided to correct the Karnataka Agriculture University Act to forestall such colleges and schools. Declarations in such manner were made in the State governing body on Monday by Agriculture Minister […]

Karnataka is a model for the country in agriculture: CM

Tuesday, November 21st, 2017

Nagamangala: Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Monday, said, Karnataka has become a model by constructing 1.70 lakh agricultural ponds under Krishi Bhagya scheme and also by introducing online trading in agricultural markets. After launching a multi-village drinking water project at Bellur in the taluk, he said, “Other states have come forward to replicate the methods in […]

Discourse by Manishanker Aiyer at Alav’s college

Wednesday, November 15th, 2017
Manishanker Aiyer

Moodubidire : ‘It is because of Nehru’s consistent efforts that India established itself as a secular state with equal rights for all regardless of their religious affiliation’, said former diplomat Mani Shanker Aiyer. He was speaking an audience of Alva’s Education Foundation’s speakers’ club ‘’Rostrum’’, driving the central theme of ‘the Nehruvian legacy and its […]

Farmers gambling with the monsoon & middle men: Dr. TN Prakash Kammardi

Friday, September 29th, 2017

Mangalore: The graduates would seek agriculture as a career avenue as there is huge demarcation between industry & agriculture said, Dr. TN Prakash Kammardi, Chairman, Karnataka Agriculture Price Commission, Bengaluru. Addressing the Sahyadri MBA students on new paradigms in agriculture,he emphasized the major difference between agriculture and industry is based on the emphasis on land, […]

Week-long mango and jackfruit mela inaugurated at Kadri Park

Saturday, May 20th, 2017
Mango Mela

Mangaluru : The state level mango and jackfruit mela, an exhibition cum sale of mangoes and jackfruits was inaugurated at Kadri Park on May 19 by DK District in-charge Minister Ramanatha Rai. The event is organised by the Department of Horticulture and Agriculture and State Mango Development Board. A week-long mango and jackfruit mela is […]

Without Agriculture Kambala No Use : Perooru Jaru

Sunday, February 19th, 2017
perooru jaru

Mangalore : Tulu Religion Research Centre, Perooru organaised a debate on Kambala at Don Bosco Hall, Mangalore on Saturday. The debate held under theme of “without faming, need kambala?” TRRC convenor Perooru Jaru said, in all villages in Tulu Nadu you can find the kambala gaddhe or field; but more than century the village kambala […]

SKDRDP to organise 37th Krushi Mela at Bailhongal from Jan 25 to 27

Thursday, November 24th, 2016
Krushi Mela

Belthangady: Shri Kshetra Dharmasthala Rural Development Project (SKDRDP) will organise its 37th state level Krushi Mela (Agriculture Fest) from January 25 to 27, next year at Bailhongal in the state. The fest will show case various agriculture tools, equipment used by the farmers, agri products, food and other products made by the self help groups […]

Jackfruit expo will be held on July 16- 17 at Pilikula

Tuesday, July 5th, 2016
Jackfruit Expo

Mangaluru: Two days jackfruit expo will be jointly organised by Agriculture Science Centre, Horticulture, Agriculture Department and Dakshina Kannada Zilla Panchayath on July 16th and 17th at Pilikula Nisarga Dhama. Addressing the press personnel Jayaprakash Bhandary, Executive Director of Pilikula Nisargadhama on Tuesday at DC office, Mangaluru said that there will be an exhibition as […]

Ban on lifting of Nethravathi water for agriculture

Saturday, May 14th, 2016

Mangaluru : The DC said, “The water-level in Thumbe vented dam is depleting.The Mangalore City Corporation (MCC) has taken measures to supply water through tankers to each ward by identifying water sources including open wells and borewells. As the district fails to receive sufficient rainfall, the underground water table was depleting in the district fast due […]

Govt. urged to reveal contents of ghats report

Sunday, August 9th, 2015
prathap Simha

Mangaluru : The BJP demanded on Saturday that the State government and B. Ramanath Rai, Minister for Forests, Environment and Ecology in particular should reveal the contents of the report on the recommendations of Kasturirangan Committee Report to be submitted to the Union government. Addressing presspersons after the party’s district committee meeting Pratapsimha Nayak, president, […]

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