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18-Mar-2017 Faridabad

'Have ghee, milk of 'desi' cows to look like Bollywood stars'

Haryana Agriculture Minister Om Prakash Dhankhar on Saturday urged people to have 'ghee' and milk of desi cows to look slim and fit as Bollywood stars.Dhankhar, addressing a two-day second Agri Leadership Summit being organised at Surajkund here, said the milk...

18-Mar-2017 Faridabad

Agriculture to be sunrise sector of 21st century : Rajnath Singh

Union Minister for Home Affairs Rajnath Singh said here on Saturday that agriculture is going to be a sunrise sector of 21st century.The minister was addressing second Agri Leadership Summit, organised by the Haryana government at Surajkund in Faridabad.Singh...

03-Mar-2017 Jammu

Haryana Chief Minister meets Governor

Manohar Lal Khattar, Chief Minister of Haryana, accompanied by Sh. O.P. Dhankar, Minister for Agriculture, met Governor N.N. Vohra at the Raj Bhavan here today.The Governor and the Chief Minister discussed various possibilities of extending multi-disciplinary...

06-Apr-2016 Ladwa (Haryana)

India to adopt Israeli technology in agriculture: Radha Mohan Singh

Union Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh on Wednesday said India will utilise Israel's water conservation and agriculture technology to bring down production cost and help the nation manage its water resources well."Israel's agriculture technology is known...

05-Feb-2016 Gurgaon

Haryana to release Rs.500 crore for cotton farmers

Haryana Agriculture Minister Om Prakash Dhankar on Friday said the state government will release Rs.500 crore to cotton farmers who lost their crops to whitefly.Dhankar said in the absence of experts and consultants the government ended up paying huge money...

29-Apr-2015 Chandigarh

After criminal jibe on farmer suicides, Haryana minister retracts

After terming farmers who commit suicide as "cowards" and "criminals under law", a senior Haryana minister retracted his statement on Wednesday and said that committing suicide was a sign of "weakness" and the state's farmers were brave.Agriculture Minister...

28-Apr-2015 Chandigarh

Haryana minister says farmers committing suicide 'criminals'

A minister in Haryana on Tuesday courted controversy after he said that farmers committing suicide were criminals under the law.Agriculture Minister O.P. Dhankar told media here that the state government could not support farmers who were committing suicide.He...

14-Mar-2015 Chandigarh

Haryana to impose complete ban on beef

The Haryana government will impose a complete ban on the sale of beef in any form in the state, a minister said on Saturday."The ban covers canned beef also, which was legal during the tenure of previous (Congress) state government. The state government...

27-Feb-2015 Gurgaon

Can't implement Swaminathan report: O.P. Dhankar

Haryana Agriculture Minister O.P. Dhankar Friday said he was not in a position to implement the National Commission on Farmers (NCF) report submitted by the noted agriculture scientist M.S. Swaminathan.Dhankar, is also national president of BJP's Kisan Morcha...

08-Feb-2015 Chandigarh

Haryana wants 30 percent hike in crop MSP

The Haryana government has recommended a 30 percent hike in the Minimum Support Price (MSP) of crops to make the agriculture sector profitable, a minister said Sunday.Agriculture Minister Om Parkash Dhankar said that the recommendation has been sent to the...

16-Jan-2015 Karnal

Radha Mohan Singh Inaugurates Brain Storming Programme

Union Minister for Agriculture, Radha Mohan Singh, inaugurated a two day brain storming programme “Optimizing talent search for the National Agricultural Research & Education System” at ICAR-NDRI, Karnal on January 16, 2015. The brain storming...

27-Dec-2014 Gurgaon

Farmers complain of fertilizer shortage

Farmers from various villages Saturday complained to Haryana Agriculture Minister O.P. Dhankar about the inadequate supply of fertilizers.The minister assured them the issue would be addressed. Dhankar was addressing a public meeting in Surya Vihar.When farmers...

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