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Kashmir promotes bee-keeping to boost fruit production


July 25th, 2011 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, July 25 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir has decided to boost bee-keeping by setting up 10,000 colonies this year - not only to help increase honey production but also to ... Read more...

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China’s Asian Games Town ready ahead of time


September 22nd, 2010 - 3:07 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 22 (IANS) As India works feverishly to prepare for the Commonwealth Games that begin Oct 3, Asian Games Town with 8,000 apartments in China's Guangzhou city is complete and has ... Read more...

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Pesticides To Control Stink Bugs Are Not Working Anymore, Farmers Say


September 20th, 2010 - 7:57 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Sep 20, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The shield bugs or the stink bugs are presently making the lives of the farmers miserable in Pennsylvania. A recent survey report has revealed that the ... Read more...

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Gargantuan dinos the ‘couch potatoes’ of prehistoric world


July 7th, 2009 - 2:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 7 (ANI): A new research has determined that due to their huge sizes, dinosaurs were the 'couch potatoes' of the prehistoric world.According to a report in the Telegraph, the ... Read more...

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Tulip festival begins in Kashmir


April 8th, 2009 - 3:08 pm ICT by ANI
By Afzal ButtSrinagar, Apr 8 (ANI): Seven-day long tulip festival being held here has given a boost to tourism in Kashmir.One of the largest tulip flower garden in Srinagar, 'Siraj ... Read more...

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Himachal Pradesh starts voluntary tax to combat climate change


October 20th, 2008 - 2:02 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Oct 20 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh will impose a voluntary 'green tax' on vehicle users in an initiative that its chief minister says is India's first to generate a fund for combating ... Read more...

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Himachal Pradesh’s drive to combat climate change


August 20th, 2008 - 10:48 am ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 20 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh plans to expand its tree plantation drive in what its forest minister calls India's first micro-level initiative to combat climate change after residents all over the ... Read more...

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Sonia Gandhi inaugurates Asia’s largest tulip garden in Srinagar


March 29th, 2008 - 3:14 pm ICT by admin
Srinagar, Mar 29 (ANI): UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi inaugurated Asia's largest tulip garden on the foothills of Zabarwan in Srinagar today. Known as 'Siraj Bagh', the garden has more than 60 ... Read more...

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Sonia Gandhi to open Asia’s largest tulip garden in Srinagar today


March 29th, 2008 - 10:26 am ICT by admin
Srinagar, Mar 29 (ANI): UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi will inaugurate Asia's largest tulip garden on the foothills of Zabarwan in Srinagar today. Known as 'Siraj Bagh', the garden has more than ... Read more...

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Kashmir to celebrate tulip festival


March 4th, 2008 - 2:55 pm ICT by admin
By Suhail Ahmad Srinagar, Mar 4 (ANI): One of the world's largest tulip garden '' Siraj Bagh'' which is spread over 600 kanals of land at the foothills of Zabarwan overlooking the famed ... Read more...

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Frosty weather adversely affects crops in northern India


February 6th, 2008 - 8:05 pm ICT by admin
Rohtak/Abohar, Feb 6 (ANI): Frosty weather has adversely affected crops in northern India that is reeling under severe cold wave.Farmers of Rohtak complain that snowflakes accumulated on plants have destroyed mustard and ... Read more...

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