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Beekeeping In India, Bitter Truth About Honey In India; Check It Now

By Maneka Sanjay Gandhi In 2013 India started using Neonicotinoid pesticides in order to protect a crop that Monsanto had promised the Indian farmer he would not have to use pesticides on. These are the worst pesticides in the world and they have been indicted for having killed billions of bees on the planet. I called a meeting of ICAR in 2014 to ask for the ban of these pesticides. ICAR refused, even though they admitted that the bee population has gone down sharply. They said cotton was more important than fruit, grain, and flowers which are dependent on bee pollination! If the bees have gone down in number drastically, how has the honey production tripled? Till 2013 the yearly growth rate was only 0-4.8%. From 2013-14 the growth rate rocketed from 5.3 to 11.1 %. This could not have hap

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‘My Room Is Shaking’: Rahul Gandhi’s Unmissable Reaction As Earthquake Strikes During Live Session

A short video clip of Congress leader Rahul Gandhi has gone viral where he is seen all calm, cool, and collected as the massive earthquake hit parts of North India on Friday night. Rahul felt the tremors while attending a live virtual interaction with historian Dipesh Chakrabarty and political science students from the University of Chicago. While responding to a question about media censorship and social media trolling, the Congress leader paused for a second, and chuckled, "by the way, there's an earthquake going on...my whole room is shaking." Appearing unflustered, he calmly informed everyone about the earthquake, smiled, and continued speaking. #earthquake @RahulGandhi in between in a live interview when earthquake happened.#earthquake pic.twitter.com/GRp9sxHoMY — Rohit Ya...

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An Ad Featuring Farmer Protests Was Aired During Super Bowl In Fresno; More Details Inside

On February 7, a 30-second ad in the support of farmer protests going in India was aired during the Super Bowl. The ad featured some visuals and news clippings of the protest which is also called 'one of the biggest human protests in history'. Jerry Dyer, Mayor of Fresno, California The ad opens up with a famous quote by the visionary leader Martin Luther King Jr. “Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere”. Tejivideo is a local production company that has produced this video. It also had a closing message which is addressed by the Mayor Jerry Dyer of Fresno, California where the Super Bowl was taking place. The message said, “We want you to know our brothers and sisters in India, that we stand with you”. The advertisement was funded by the Sikh Community of Fresno as ...

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Centre-Farmer Talks Today; Govt to Not Budge on Rollback of Laws

Representatives of farmer unions and the central government will meet Friday to participate in a fresh round of talks to break the deadlock over the recently-enacted agricultural laws. The eighth round of talks will be held between a ministerial committee, including Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar, Food Minister Piyush Goyal and Minister of State for Commerce and Industry Som Prakash, and 41 representatives of farm organizations. The seventh round of talks remained inconclusive Monday over two key demands — repeal of the newly enacted laws and provision of legal guarantee on the minimum support price. On Thursday, Tomar met religious leader Baba Lakha Singh, one of the heads of the Nanaksar Sikh sect based in Punjab. Singh, who has been organising langar at the protest sites, s...

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