Overall, fruit production is estimated to be 107.10 MT compared to 102.48 MT in 2020-21 while the production of vegetables is estimated to be 204.61 MT, compared to 200.45 MT in 2020-21.
Keonjhar: Protesting distress sale, enraged farmers dumped tomatoes in front of the Telkoi Block Office in Keonjhar today. The farmers resorted to the protest alleging that even at Rs 1 per kilogram, their tomatoes have remained unsold. According to sources, there was a bumper harvest of tomatoes this year. However, the demand has not kept […]
Dhenkanal: Agitating members of Dhenkanal District Lawyers’ Association hurled eggs and tomatoes at the office of the district collector today. Following the incident a scuffle broke out between the lawyers and the police. According to sources, the incident occurred when the lawyers were staging a protest demanding fulfilment of their demands and tried to barge […]
Bhubaneswar: Alleging discrimination in distribution of zilla parishad tickets for ensuing pachayat polls, eggs and tomatoes were hurled at Congress Bhavan here by some leaders of the student wing of the party late on Monday night. According sources, former spokesperson of student wing of the party Ajay Panda and his supporter have hurled eggs and […]
Bhubaneswar: Demanding the arrest of Panchayati Raj and Law minister Arun Sahu and Housing and Urban Development minister Pushpendra Singhdeo for their alleged nexus with tainted doctor Motilal Gouda, arrested for a fraud worth lakhs when he was assistant director of Factories and Boilers, Students Congress activists scuffled with the police here today. Hundreds of […]
New Delhi: The Union Ministry of Food Processing Industries on Monday approved a plan that offers subsidies on transportation and storage of tomatoes, onions and potatoes. The strategy — Operations Greens — also seeks to develop integrated value chains, according to an official statement. Operation Greens was announced in this year’s Union Budget with an […]
New York: Higher consumption of tomatoes could be associated with a decreased risk of liver cancer caused by high-fat diets, a study has found. The study, conducted on mice, showed that tomatoes are rich in lycopene — a strong antioxidant, anti-inflammatory and anti-cancer agent — which helps in effectively reducing fatty liver disease, inflammation and […]