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Weatherman forecasts cold week for Kashmir

April 26th, 2012 - 3:23 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, April 26 (IANS) The cold weather would continue for at least another week across the Kashmir Valley, said the weather office here Thursday."The present weather system is likely to ... Read more...

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This Chandigarh - a land of snow, mud-and-stone houses (With Images)

July 31st, 2011 - 11:06 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh (Himachal Pradesh), July 31 (IANS) It has not been designed by French architect Le Corbusier nor does it nestle in the foothills of the Shivaliks. It snows here and ... Read more...

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Europe’s first green restaurant - a place for adventure lovers (Feature with images)

July 15th, 2011 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
Oberried (Germany), July 15 (IANS) You can have your adventure and eat too at Europe's first green restaurant where traditional German food is served in a beautifully lit wooden hilltop ... Read more...

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Plastic bags help pollination in apple gardens in Kullu

April 9th, 2011 - 5:34 pm ICT by ANI
Kullu, Apr 9 (ANI): Despite a strict ban imposed by the Provincial Government on the use of plastic and polythene products like bags in a bid to reduce pollution levels, apple growers ... Read more...

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Landslides disrupting vehicular movement in Himachal Pradesh

February 26th, 2011 - 12:15 pm ICT by ANI
Kullu, Feb.26 (ANI): Landslides caused by snowfall and persistent rains have made road transportation difficult and dangerous in the Kullu- Manali region.Landslides at Raison, Dobhi, Alu Ground, Rangri and Manali have disrupted ... Read more...

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A genetically modified apple that won’t turn brown

December 3rd, 2010 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 3 (IANS) A Canadian biotech has come up with a genetically modified apple that does not turn brown after it is sliced.The apple variety, which is being marketed as 'Arctic,' ... Read more...

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Apples grow larger when cells don’t divide

July 1st, 2010 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 1 (IANS) Fast-food restaurants can supersize French fries and drinks, but nature has found a way to super-size a type of apple by not letting its cells divide. Peter Hirst, Purdue ... Read more...

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Duplicate pesticides affect apple production in Kashmir

May 9th, 2010 - 5:46 pm ICT by ANI
Anantnag (J-K), May 9 (ANI): Farmers in Jammu and Kashmir's Anantnag District are complaining their apple trees are getting affected because of the use of duplicate pesticides.Farmers are complaining that because ... Read more...

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Hail storm destroys Kullu’s apple crop

May 9th, 2010 - 2:45 pm ICT by ANI
Kullu, May 9 (ANI): A hail storm in Himachal Pradesh's Kullu District has destroyed nearly eighty percent of the area's apple crop."Our production of apple was very good, but 70-80 percent ... Read more...

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Apple growers expect bumper crop in Kullu

April 9th, 2010 - 5:47 pm ICT by ANI
Kullu, Apr 9 (ANI); Apple-growers in Himachal Pradesh are expecting a bumper crop this season, as there is full flowering already in the Kullu valley.Though rising temperature is a big concern, ... Read more...

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In Himachal hills lies Priyanka Gandhi’s dream cottage

June 21st, 2009 - 12:21 pm ICT by IANS
By Vishal Gulati Shimla, June 21 (IANS) A cottage tucked away in the hills, amid cherry and apple trees, with deodars lining the road. That's the dream house of Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, Congress ... Read more...

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Changing climate displaces people around the world

June 12th, 2009 - 1:04 pm ICT by IANS
By Joydeep Gupta Bonn, June 12 (IANS) Sena Alouka from Togo, Peter Triloff from Germany and Ana Romero of Mexico have one thing in common - they all have to deal with farmers ... Read more...

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Apple crop affected due to adverse weather conditions in Himachal Pradesh

May 23rd, 2009 - 7:23 pm ICT by ANI
By Prem ThakurKullu (HP), May 23 (ANI): The apple crop in Kullu has been affected due to lack of adequate snowfall and rains in Kullu in Himachal Pradesh.A good crop of apples ... Read more...

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Why leaves change colour in autumn

April 15th, 2009 - 1:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 15 (ANI): A new study of thousands of breeds of apple trees has tried to explain why leaves change colour in autumn.The study bolsters a claim that red foliage evolved ... Read more...

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Snowfall brings cheer apple growers in Himachal Pradesh

January 10th, 2009 - 8:15 pm ICT by ANI
Kothi (Himachal Pradesh), Jan.10 (ANI): Pushing down temperatures, the recent snowfall here has brought a smile back on the faces of apple growers. Confident about securing a bumper apple crop in the ... Read more...

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Go to Himachal Pradesh; stay at home

August 14th, 2008 - 10:50 am ICT by IANS
By Vishal Gulati Shimla, Aug 14 (IANS) Want to go to Himachal Pradesh for a vacation but bored with hotels and guesthouses? Well, there's good news for you, as the state government has ... Read more...

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Cherry farming becoming popular in Himachal apple bowl

June 3rd, 2008 - 9:04 pm ICT by ANI
By Hemant Chauhan Shimla, June 3 (ANI): Cherry cultivation is gaining popularity in Himachal Pradesh, as the traditionally apple-growing farmers find it a profitable alternative to other cash crops. Farmers and other growers ... Read more...

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