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Where will Bengal’s Muslim votes go?

April 25th, 2011 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 25 (IANS) West Bengal's Muslims, once a loyal vote bank of the ruling Marxists, appear noncommittal in the ongoing assembly polls even as the Left Front and ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Small farmers hold big key to solving global warming

December 7th, 2010 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
By Joydeep Gupta Cancun (Mexico), Dec 7 (IANS) Most of the world's 500 million small farmers who own two hectares or less of land use traditional cropping methods which are more eco-friendly. They ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Teesta river poses threat to life, property and wildlife in Siliguri

August 1st, 2010 - 9:30 pm ICT by ANI
By Tarak SarkarSiliguri, Aug 1 (ANI): The raging Teesta River is posing a major threat to life and property in West Bengal's Siliguri District. Major changes have occurred in the course of ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Land distribution in Bihar highly polarized: Report

February 5th, 2010 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Feb 5 (IANS) Nearly five decades after the abolition of the zamindari system, land distribution in Bihar remains highly polarized compared to any other state, according to a report, "The total area ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Europe’s flora becoming more homogeneous

December 13th, 2009 - 4:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, December 13 (ANI): In a new research, scientists have determined that due to more plant introductions than extinctions, plant communities of many European regions are becoming more homogeneous, and thereby losing ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Iron Man-style robotic suit designed to give old farmers new-found strength

January 16th, 2009 - 5:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, January 16 (ANI): A team of Japanese researchers says that it has designed an Iron Man-style robotic suit that can give even the most infirm farmer new-found strength. Project leader ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Monsoon to arrive in 3-4 days, misses forecast

May 31st, 2008 - 4:40 pm ICT by admin
Thiruvananthapuram ,(Kerela) May 31 (ANI):Monsoon is expected to reach Kerala in the next 3-4 days, missing an earlier forecast but largely in line with the long-term average, meteorological official said on ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Despite preservation efforts, coral reefs continue to decline

April 6th, 2008 - 5:15 pm ICT by admin
Washington, April 6 (ANI): A new research has determined that in spite of efforts to preserve coral reef habitats through marine protected areas, their numbers are still declining. According to a report ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Growing human population endangering Caribbean coral reefs

January 9th, 2008 - 2:44 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Jan 9 (ANI): A new study has suggested that coral reefs in the Caribbean have suffered significant changes due to the proximal effects of growing human population in the region.The human ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |