hilly terrains

Mizoram farming plan can be a model: official

November 2nd, 2011 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
Aizawl, Nov 2 (IANS) The Planning Commission Wednesday lauded the Mizoram government's flagship programme - New Land Use Policy (NLUP) which aims to support 120,000 farming families over five years."NLUP ... Read more...

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New Green Revolution by cultivating improved crops: Pawar

May 1st, 2011 - 3:51 am ICT by IANS
Aizawl, May 1 (IANS) India plans cultivation of improved variety of food grain in several states, including the northeast, to achieve its second "Green Revolution", Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar said ... Read more...

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Defence Ministry taking action in gun procurement leak: Antony

February 16th, 2011 - 1:17 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 16 (ANI): Defence Minister A K Antony has said that his ministry is taking proper corrective and preventive action in the recent leak of a top classified report on ... Read more...

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Mizoram launches new policy, shifts to permanent farming

January 15th, 2011 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
Aizawl, Jan 15 (IANS) The Mizoram government has launched an ambitious Rs.2,873 crore new land use policy to solve food scarcity by moving away from shifting cultivation to permanent farming.Mizoram Chief Minister ... Read more...

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Drukpa lineage chief kicks-off ‘Planting on the World’s Rooftop’ campaign before CWG 2010

September 12th, 2010 - 5:11 pm ICT by ANI
Ladakh, Sept.12 (ANI): The Gyalwang Drukpa, the head of the Drukpa Lineage (proponent of Mahayana Buddhist philosophy and founder of Live to Love humanitarian initiatives) today announced a plantation drive across Ladakh ... Read more...

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Maoists to call people’s court, Bihar cops’ families in despair (Lead)

September 2nd, 2010 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 2 (IANS) As a second deadline expired Thursday, Maoists said the fate of four Bihar policemen held captive by them would now be decided by a 'jan adalat' or kangaroo ... Read more...

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European blackberries cultivated in Uttarakhand

June 10th, 2010 - 5:39 pm ICT by ANI
Chaffi (Uttarakhand), June 10 (ANI): The agricultural experts in Uttarakhand have for the first time successfully cultivated European blackberries and are now encouraging the farmers to grow them on a large scale.Grown ... Read more...

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Osama Bin Laden Facebook Page Quashed

April 24th, 2010 - 7:32 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Apr 24, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A Facebook account bearing the name of extremist terrorist leader Osama Bin Laden has been pulled of the web on Friday. It attracted 1000 fans since ... Read more...

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Assam farmers organisation protest brutal killing of labourers in Meghalaya

January 10th, 2010 - 12:32 pm ICT by ANI
Guwahati, Jan 10 (ANI): The farmers' organisation in Assam blocked the Guwahati-Shillong highway to protest the killing of five coal labourers in Meghalaya last year.The farmers' organisation, All Assam Shramik Krishak ... Read more...

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GPS device to ensure quick mail-delivery in Northeast

January 7th, 2010 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Jan 7 (IANS) To ensure smooth and quick delivery of mail and emergency aid to drivers, the union ministry of communications and information technology will introduce Global Positioning System (GPS) devices ... Read more...

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Accidents deadlier than militancy in Jammu and Kashmir this year

December 30th, 2009 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Dec 30 (IANS) Road accidents claimed more lives than militancy in mountainous Jammu and Kashmir in 2009, official statistics show. According to Jammu and Kashmir Traffic Police statistics, a total of 1,031 ... Read more...

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Himachal’s Lavi trade fair begins Nov 11

October 17th, 2009 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Oct 17 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh's centuries-old Lavi fair, synonymous with trade in traditional items like woollens and dry fruits, will start Nov 11 in Rampur town, an official said. "The four-day Lavi ... Read more...

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Govt sanctions 3436 kilometres of fencing along Indo-Bangladesh border

August 4th, 2009 - 8:25 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug. 4 (ANI): The Government if India has sanctioned fencing over 3436 kilometres along the Indo-Bangladesh border in phased projects.Up to March 2009, a total of 2650 km. of ... Read more...

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Tour De France Stage 6 Results: Thor Hushovd Wins In Barcelona

July 10th, 2009 - 5:56 pm ICT by GD
The sixth stage of the Tour de France 2009, as the riders entered the hilly terrains of Spain, was considered to be among one of the most difficult phases of the journey; ... Read more...

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Yet undecided about political career, says Bhojpuri actor

January 11th, 2009 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 11 (IANS) Bhojpuri star Ravi Kishen, who is playing Abhishek Bachchan's younger brother in Mani Ratnam's upcoming multilingual film "Ravan", says he will take a decision on joining politics ... Read more...

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Government gives nod to ambitious 1,412 km road projects in north eastern States

January 9th, 2009 - 8:56 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan.9 (ANI): Home Minister P.Chidambaram today said that the Government has approved an ambitious proposal intended at improving road connectivity in Arunachal Pradesh linking all its 16 district headquarters, ... Read more...

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Nearly 90 CRPF personnel in Chhattisgarh suffering from malaria

October 19th, 2008 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Oct 19 (IANS) They have been deployed in one of the most difficult hilly terrains of Chhattisgarh to take on the Maoists, but they are fighting malaria instead. Nearly 90 para-military ... Read more...

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Al-Qaeda, Taliban revel, vow to kill Musharraf

August 19th, 2008 - 12:10 pm ICT by ANI
London , Aug 19 (ANI): The Taliban and Al Qaeda leaders reportedly celebrated the exit of Pervez Musharraf from the Presidency atop the hilly terrains along the Pakistan-Afghanistan border, while the ... Read more...

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US adventure footwear brand hits Indian market

July 21st, 2008 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 21 (IANS) The Indian footwear market, growing at an estimated 20 percent annually, has just made room for another reputed international brand. The Michigan-based lifestyle footwear giant, Wolverine Worldwide ... Read more...

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Promoting tourism in Kerala with bike trails

April 7th, 2008 - 5:49 pm ICT by admin
Thiruvananthapuram, April 7 (IANS) A group of cycling enthusiasts from the US will be coming to Kerala during the next tourist season beginning October to bike along four routes identified for them ... Read more...

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Zigzagging, not straight line more efficient while trekking

February 21st, 2008 - 1:53 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Feb 21 (ANI): While traversing steep hillsides, trekking on a straight line might seem like the shortest route, but its the zigzag course that provides the most efficient and fastest way ... Read more...

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