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Scientists now know tomato better


May 31st, 2012 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) Scientists have successfully sequenced the genomes of tomato, which is expected to lower costs and increase the vegetable's production worldwide, officials said Thursday.It took seven ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

All time record in farm production: PM


February 20th, 2012 - 2:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 20 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Monday said India's farm yield has touched a new high with food production expected to exceed 250 million tonnes, "an ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Roerich paintings’ theft: Court writes to British home office


January 17th, 2012 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) A Delhi court has issued a letter rogatory to the British home office on a request from the CBI probing a case related to Russian ... Read more...

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India to help Ethiopia boost agricultural output


December 14th, 2011 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Addis Ababa, Dec 14 (IANS) A premier Indian agricultural research institute has tied up with an Ethiopian institute to help it increase the country's agricultural output.The Ethiopian Institute of Agricultural ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Court orders pesticides tests on veggies in Delhi


March 9th, 2011 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 9 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday ordered tests on fruits and vegetables being sold in the capital to find out if banned pesticides were being used ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

For rural homes, a lamp that’s also a stove! (With Image)


February 14th, 2011 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS
By Killugudi Jayaraman Bangalore, Feb 14 (IANS) Is it a stove or a lamp? "It is actually both," says engineer-inventor Anil Rajvanshi, developer of a dual purpose device that simultaneously solves the twin ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Jamia professor gets young scientist award


December 20th, 2010 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 20 (IANS) A biotechnology professor at the Jamia Milia University has won the first prize in the young scientists award category in the third International Conference on Parthenium-2010 (ICP-2010), ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Jamia professor wins young scientist award


December 20th, 2010 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 20 (IANS) A biotechnology professor at the Jamia Milia University has won the first prize in the young scientists award category in the third International Conference on Parthenium-2010 (ICP-2010), ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

‘Technology diplomacy an important part of bilateral ties’


October 5th, 2010 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Oct 5 (IANS) Creating ties between countries in research and technology has now become an important part of bilateral ties, scientists were told at a workshop on technology diplomacy here Tuesday."For ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

India, China to discuss agriculture, GM food


March 24th, 2010 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 24 (IANS) Moving beyond strategic issues, India and China will explore avenues of cooperation in agriculture and biotechnology when Chinese Vice-Premier Hui Liangyu holds talks with Indian officials later ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Purple cabbage, seedless cucumber on Games platter


March 4th, 2010 - 1:10 pm ICT by IANS
By Prashant K. Nanda New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) A world-class infrastructure and full-proof security are not the only things in offing during the Commonwealth Games. The organisers are also fixing up ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Now, top farm research institute backs Bt Brinjal


March 2nd, 2010 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 2 (IANS) The Indian Agricultural Research Institute (IARI), the top government-run research institution, Tuesday supported the introduction of Bt Brinjal and said it will be a step forward in ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Let ‘baingans be bygones’ (Capital Buzz)


February 14th, 2010 - 11:55 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 14 (IANS) Is there a connection between the environment minister's morning walks and the moratorium on Bt Brinjal? Some say Jairam Ramesh's decision may well have been different ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

President calls for agricultural renaissance


February 13th, 2010 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 13 (IANS) At a time when the prices of food grains are soaring, President Pratibha Patil Saturday called for an agricultural renaissance in the country. "With availability of land ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Moths can hitch a ride on jet streams to get to warmer climes


February 5th, 2010 - 4:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 5 (ANI): A new study has shown that migrating insects like moths can hitch a ride on favourable jet streams and adjust their flight direction to get to warmer climates.According ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Mite discovered by Indians is a new genus, say US scientists


November 3rd, 2009 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 3 (IANS) US scientists say a new mite discovered by their counterparts at the Indian Council of Agriculture Research (ICAR) and christened Mangalaus represents "a new genus". The ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Hillary under the ‘mulberry’


July 19th, 2009 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) The drizzle stopped and the sun came out as US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton arrived at an agricultural research institute Sunday to watch some paddy sowing ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

India key player for global food security, says Clinton (Lead)


July 19th, 2009 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) Praising India's rich knowledge in agriculture, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton Sunday said India is a key player in helping the US achieve global food security ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Clinton arrives in Delhi


July 19th, 2009 - 2:48 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 19 (ANI): Visiting US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton arrived in Delhi today.Soon after her arrival from Mumbai, Clinton proceeded to the ITC Green Building in Gurgoan, ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Clinton to arrive in Delhi today


July 19th, 2009 - 11:04 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 19 (ANI): Visiting US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will arrive in Delhi today.Soon after her arrival from Mumbai, Clinton will proceed to the ITC Green Building ... Read more...

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Clinton in Delhi on Sunday, to meet Indian leaders, talk about energy conservation


July 18th, 2009 - 7:23 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 18 (ANI): Visiting US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will talk about energy conservation and cereal system initiatives soon after her arrival in the Indian capital from Mumbai ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Hilary Clinton to observe ‘direct seeding’ of paddy


July 17th, 2009 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
By Prashant K. Nanda New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) Hillary Clinton, US Secretary of State who arrives here Sunday, will tour the Indian Agricultural Research Institute (IARI) to observe the direct seeding method ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Six million pounds for Indo-British science collaboration


February 3rd, 2009 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 3 (IANS) India and Britain Tuesday announced six million pounds of funding for large-scale science and technology collaboration between their universities and institutions. The three collaborations will be funded jointly ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Delhis popular Mango festival had 500 varieties at display


July 7th, 2008 - 10:03 pm ICT by ANI
By Shreenarayan Jha New Delhi, July 7 (ANI): Thousands of people thronged the sprawling Pragati Maidan here to watch about 500 varieties of mangoes at display during the 20th Mango festival held ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Hordes of visitors throng mango festival in Delhi


July 5th, 2008 - 4:37 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 5 (ANI): Mouth-watering varieties of mangoes from across the India are on display at the 20th Mango Festival. The three-day mango festival, which commenced on Friday, has been ... Read more...

Posted in National |

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