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Madhya Pradesh: Congress, other parties to hold ‘Kisan Mahapanchayat’

The Times of India 27 Feb 2021
Referring to three agri laws, he said they have been "drafted" by the corporates and they are against the interests of the farmers and in the proposed mahapanchayats, they would drive home the message to farmers of the state ... and farming was taken over by the corporates.
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Outcry seen as reflecting passion for nature, process lapse concerns: Observers

Straits Times 26 Feb 2021
Said Associate Professor Leong Chan-Hoong from the Singapore University of Social Sciences' Centre for Applied Research ... Site developer JTC Corporation said that land clearance for the 25ha Agri-Food Innovation Park - which will be part of the larger Sungei Kadut Eco-District - had started in March last year ... More on this topic. � ....
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Webinar, workshop on 'Aquaponic Farming' concludes at GCWUF

Urdu Point 25 Feb 2021
Other guests who attended the event included Tariq Tanveer (CEO and Founder Agri-Tourism Development Corporation of Pakistan), Dr Khalid Mahmood Shouq (Director, Media and Information, Agri-Tourism Development Corporation of Pakistan), and Dr Yasin Randhawa (Director, Research and Development, Agri-Tourism Development Corporation of Pakistan).
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Why mention Modi's name '10 times' in Governer address? asks Kamal NathThe Congress leader was ...

Deccan Herald 24 Feb 2021
He claimed "210 farmers" have lost their lives during the ongoing agitation against the agri legislations onthe borders of Delhi. Farmers will become "bonded labourers" of big corporates after the implementation of the three agri- marketing laws enacted by the Modi government in September last year, Nath said.
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New laws will destroy farming system: Rahul

The Hindu 22 Feb 2021
Wayanad MP says they will hand over agri business to a few corporates ....
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Govt mulls ₹43,500-cr corpus for poultry, dairy sectors

Business Line 19 Feb 2021
“Our focus is to simultaneously provide an environment for every stakeholder including corporate to strengthen agri-logistics. For the first time, we are now realising the importance of agri-logistics,” said Dalwai.Warehousing reforms ... He said the Centre was keen on making India the agri producer for the world.
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SC panel on farm laws holds consultations with top officials of agriculture-related ministries

Yahoo Daily News 18 Feb 2021
The NABARD Chairman and Deputy Managing Director, Small Farmers' Agri-Business Consortium (SFAC) Managing Director, Food Corporation of India (FCI) Advisor, Food Processing Industries Secretary and National Horticultural Board Managing Director attended the meeting through video conference, it said.
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Satellite images show over 8ha of Kranji woodland was cleared almost a year before JTC knew

Straits Times 18 Feb 2021
SINGAPORE - Satellite images of Kranji woodland shared on social media on Thursday (Feb 18) showed over 8ha of forested land being cleared since last March, nearly a year before developer JTC Corporation knew about the mistake.
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Farmers will not return home till they win: BKU leader Gurnam Singh Chaduni

The Times of India 17 Feb 2021
He also said the union will hold programmes, such as panchayats and mahapanchayats, to make the country aware that the government at the Centre is "not for the people but of corporates" ... Chaduni alleged that the entire agri business was being given to corporates and said the farmers' movement was for their "survival".
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Farmer unions appeal for peaceful ‘rail roko’ protest on Thursday: Key developments

The Times of India 17 Feb 2021
He also said the union will hold programmes, such as panchayats and mahapanchayats, to make the country aware that the government at the centre is "not for the people but of corporates" ... Chaduni alleged that the entire agri business was being given to corporates and said the farmers' movement was for their "survival".
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Cleared Kranji woodlands a key connector for animals: Experts

Straits Times 17 Feb 2021
Aerial photos posted on Sunday showed large swathes of the woodland area - slated for the Agri-Food Innovation Park - had been cleared, to the consternation of nature groups. JTC Corporation said on Tuesday these had been "erroneously cleared" by contractor Huationg before an environmental impact assessment could be carried out ... Dr Lum said ... ....
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Paid global propagandist Candace Owens is furious Greta Thunberg is a ‘paid global propagandist’

The Daily Dot 17 Feb 2021
Attacking climate activist Greta Thunberg is a blood sport for conservatives. Few relish going after the Swedish teen more than Candace Owens ... For months, farmers in India have been protesting government deregulations that they fear will pave the way for corporate agri-business to squeeze them out of their livelihoods ... Chill, Greta, chill." ... branch ... .
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Caravan tourism: Policy to encourage recreational vehicles, motor homes gets nod

Indian Express 17 Feb 2021
Caravan parks can be set up in the vicinity of Maharashtra Tourism Development Corporation (MTDC) accommodation or on their open land as well as at agri-tourism centres.Mumbai News ... COVID-19 pandemic Maharashtra Tourism Development Corporation.
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