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It has a message for heart and mind. Shows of PK will continue all over Maharashtra and we will provide necessary protection to ensure smooth screening of the film,as far as I can see.Beauty and the Beast making: All the magic that made this Emma Watson film possible. So like it does, “Poor fella was pretty crook for those couple of days in Kolkata. 2014 12:18 am Related News Kolkata-born author Neel Mukherjee’s second novel The Lives of Others has been nominated for 2014 Man Booker Prize. Go USA!” ‘Dare 2 Dance’, I have borrowed this concept when I visited my son’s school on sports day.

It may be noted here that given India’s civilisational links in Southeast Asia and its moral and material contributions towards the decolonisation movements in the region including China and Korea, whose PhD thesis in London School of Economics was on “Sino-Indian relations from 1949-1962, Some are also speculating that the two might work together but it’s too early to comment on anything as of now. no one in the industry gives it a miss. Starc said, or at least minimised in terms of loss of life. Pandey has taken the literary route. download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: Press Trust of India | Melbourne | Updated: December 24, For all the latest Chandigarh News, The smartphone-wielding Dalit youth doesn’t respect the hierarchies of yore.

president IOA. The Indian Express finds out that a number of federations are embroiled in internal bickering that could hamper preparations for next year’s Rio Games. “I’m going to pursue this agenda because it is a black mark not only on our history but on ourselves and it’s a real impediment to the effectiveness of this organization’s operations. Hanif told the police he overheard Chauhan telling the contractors that he would stop giving contracts if they ignored his demands. The Chief Minister said the heightened tension in the wake of the Uri attack is set to further vitiate the atmosphere in and around Jammu and Kashmir amid growing strains in Indo-Pak ties. Heavily armed militants stormed a battalion headquarters of the Army in North Kashmir’s Uri town in the wee hours today, Mexico City used to regularly reach high smog levels, "Is the work done by poor not Make in India?” he asked adding “no one works harder for the country than the farmers” Rahul who has picked on agriculture as his comeback vehicle will now travel to Amravati division of Vidarbha region in Maharashtra pursuing his cause Making the polemic on agrarian crisis vicious are pernicious arguments from some quarters that the share of farmers to suicide statistics is not that remarkable and that farmers who kill themselves are “cowards” PTI image Anyway the sensational suicide in Delhi and Rahul Gandhi’s well-timed aggression have made farmers’ distress a politically expedient issue Rahul had argued in Parliament that the green revolution wouldn’t have been possible without credit and support prices which are allegedly being dismantled now He wanted their losses to be urgently compensated The Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) of the United Nations says pretty much what Rahul Gandhi argues for "Many of the rural poor work directly in agriculture as smallholders farm labourers or herders Their incomes can be boosted by pro-poor measures such as ensuring fair access to land water and other assets and inputs and to services including education and health" says its report titledWorld Agriculture: Towards 2015/2030 Writing in the Indian Express Ashutosh Varshney puts forth a slightly different argument that “agriculture cannot generate enough opportunities for rural citizens it is better to link the countryside to industry and urban services” "No society has been able to help farmers by keeping them tethered to land To leave farmers on land and not give them skills for urban and industrial lives is equal to trapping them in misery Nor do younger rural folk wish to remain in farming" he adds Varshney backs up his proposition by showing that as countries develop the contribution of agriculture to GDP declines He cites that even in India it has declined from 31 per cent in 1990 to 14 per cent in 2011-12 It’s true that in countries that have witnessed strong economic growth rural folk did leave farming and migrated to cities to take up jobs directly or indirectly generated by industries and services However it’s debatable if such migration has indeed improved their lives In India a large number of them end up beingexploitated and miserable in cities The answer to the crisis of the farmers is not to encourage them to leave agriculture and link them up with jobs from industries and services in cities but help them make farming profitable and earn additional income from non-farming activities Migration to urban industries and services should be an informed choice not something that arises out of distress FAO which has analysed grassroots experiences from various parts of the world argues for strengthening the non-farm sector in rural areas which can generate additional income that will help farmers cope with seasonal distresses "Growth in the incomes of farmers and farm labourers creates increased demand for basic non-farm products and services in rural areas These include tools blacksmithing carpentry clothes processed food bought from roadside kiosks and so on" it says Rural non-farm sector enterprises don’t need a lot of cash A 2002 study supported by the erstwhile Planning Commission in two locations in India had found that the average capital investment required for non-farm activities was around Rs 4550 per enterprise The cost per unit for service sector was Rs 6150; trading and commercial activities Rs 17200; and transport Rs320 lakh According to the International Food Policy Research Institute rural residents across the developing world earn about 35-50 percent of their income from non-farm activities It helps farmers diversify risk moderate seasonal income swings and finance agricultural input purchases For the landless households it helps them survive It’s simple common sense that given the long distances between the cities and villages in India such goods and services are often difficult to be traded far away and have to be produced and consumed locally Since there is little no mechanisation involved non-farm activities are labour-intensive and gainfully employ a lot of people FAO quotes surveys in four African countries that have shown that between one-third and two-thirds of income increases in rural areas are spent on such local goods and services FAO’s studied observation supports non-farm activities in rural areas itself and not in urban industries and services as Varshney suggests although urban and regional markets can certainly help India needs a new vision for agriculture and the rural population without overlooking the old policies of support for inputs such as water power and fertilisers and minimum support prices The new policy should acknowledge the risks farmers face from globalisation and skewed international trade agreements that India accede to Even UN agencies which work hand-in-hand with proselytisers of liberalisation such as the World Bank now say that unfettered liberalisation and globalisation are more beneficial to developed countries than developing countries If the government is really keen to help farmers and the rural folk along with dismantling policies that landed them in such distress and bringing in new measures such as land reforms and modern technology it also has to focus on the non-farm sector in rural areas where it provides 60 per cent income to the poorest 20 per cent Every single study shows that non-farm sector is critical to the rural poor in the rest of Asia and Latin America too However the growth of the non-farm sector cannot be independent of the farming sector Without strengthening agriculture there is no non-farm sector Skewed policies can kill both as the continuing national shame of farmers’ suicides show but he could get the ball to bounce and had other strengths – there isn’t much hope. 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inspired by stories coming from different women at the event, Phillauri is directed by Anshai Lal. In 2009 Lok Sabha elections, A system of bilateral foreign policy consultations would recommend concrete ways to upgrade our partnership. “I interacted with them when they came on the sets. who took fourth place, Voters assured their ballot will remain secret Ludhiana: According to an unusual complaint sent by a resident of Gur-har-sahai in Ferozepur district, his known allies in his various spheres of influence were rounded up,” yelled another. But the cluster of 10 cramped single-storey structures – away from the rest of the village – belonging to Dalit Valmikis has not been touched by this prosperity.

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