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This automated tractor developed by an engineering student can help farmers cultivate land using an app

This tractor was designed to help two groups of farmers - elderly farmers who may have trouble using a tractor and next gen farmers who may need to cultivate land remotely

Published on 7th April 2021
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What The FAQ: Here's all you need to know about the Bharat Bandh on March 26

Expected to include farmers from Punjab, Haryana and Uttar Pradesh who have been at the front lines of the farmers’ struggle, the Bandh will take place between 6 am and 6 pm tomorrow

Published on 25th March 2021
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Dr Sreeja Lakshmi is researching a possible vaccine against the tilapia lake virus

Dr Sreeja Lakshmi has been awarded an international fellowship grant to develop a vaccine for tilapia lake virus that is affecting tilapia aquaculture and fish farmers 

Published on 24th March 2021
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English Blues: What do the words ‘scanty’ and ‘sketchy’ mean in a sentence?

The word ‘toolkit’ has been used frequently recently ever since Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg through her tweets voiced solidarity with the protesting Indian farmers

Published on 27th February 2021
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NRRI scientists develop first-of-its-kind solar device to combat farm pest menace

The breakthrough technology is billed to be a potent weapon in the hands of the farmers to combat pest and insect attacks

Published on 17th February 2021
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What the FAQ: Who is Sir Chhotu Ram and why is he trending on social media?

Fondly called Deenbandhu, Sir Chhotu Ram was born in British-occupied Punjab on November 24, 1881 where he estblished himself as a politician who worked to support farmers

Published on 16th February 2021
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Indian High Commission in London writes open letter to UK MP Webbe regarding concerns on farmers' protest

The Farm Acts were duly discussed and debated in the Parliament of India and their benefits have started reaching more than 100 million small farmers instantly

Published on 16th February 2021
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Toolkit case: War of words between BJP and Opposition over 21-year-old climate activist's arrest 

The Delhi Police said non-bailable warrants have been issued against two people for allegedly sharing the "toolkit" related to farmers' protests on social media, two days after it arrested Ravi

Published on 15th February 2021
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Govt is focused on terrorising brave young people for speaking the truth: Activists, academics slam Disha Ravi's arrest

The 21-year-old climate activist was picked up by the Delhi Police on the afternoon of February 13 from Bengaluru, for allegedly editing a 'toolkit' for farmers' protest, shared by Greta Thunberg

Published on 15th February 2021
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Advocate Nikita Jacob approaches Bombay HC for transit bail in Greta's toolkit case

Greta Thunberg, a teen climate activist, had shared the toolkit to lend her support to the farmers' agitation near Delhi borders against the Centre's three agri laws

Published on 15th February 2021
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Why you should shut up and comment: The benefits of understanding when it's your place to speak

The Coach gives us his two cents about the Rihanna controversy and tells us why we should comment on issues only when needed

Published on 15th February 2021
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Informal school started by farmers' group at Delhi protest site resumes after two-week break

A group of farmers from Punjab's Anandpur Sahib had in December started the school in a makeshift tent for school going children who had accompanied their parents to the Singhu border protest site

Published on 9th February 2021
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An attack on Indian democracy: 688 NLU students release statement condemning farmers' protest

Aditya Kashyap, one of the signatories of the statement says that the signatures were collected in a span of two days

Published on 8th February 2021
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What the FAQ: What is Chakka Jam? When it is happening and why?

This Chakka Jam is going to be peaceful as assured by the farmers but most of the state borders are going to be blocked from 12 pm to 3 pm creating huge traffic jam across the country

Published on 6th February 2021
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Libraries with multilingual books come up at Delhi's Singhu border farmers' protest site

Buta Singh, a resident of Ludhiana who has also set up a library at the protest site, told IANS that 15-20 people visit his library to read books every day

Published on 4th February 2021

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