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Israel keen on helping Goa meet its dairy deficit

August 25th, 2012 - 12:05 am ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 24 (IANS) Israel is keen on partnering with dairy industry majors in Goa to increase milk production in the state, an official here said Friday.The state faces a ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Dog rescues newborn baby in Ghana

June 10th, 2012 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 10 (IANS) A newborn girl who was abandoned under a bridge in Ghana has been saved by a farm dog who spent a night guarding the helpless child, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Chinese students fall ill after dissecting goats

September 4th, 2011 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 4 (IANS) Twenty-seven students and a teacher in China were diagnosed with a serious disease after dissecting goats in an agricultural university, a media report said Sunday.The ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Fukushima Governor slams Japan’s nuke agency for late radioactive data

April 3rd, 2011 - 6:20 pm ICT by ANI
Tokyo, Apr 3 (ANI): Fukushima Governor Yuhei Sato has criticized the government's Nuclear and Industrial Safety Agency for its late release of radioactivity data related to local farm produce shipments, which have ... Read more...

Posted in World |

World’s smelliest holiday spots are in Mexico, Italy, France

March 8th, 2011 - 5:35 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar 8 (ANI): A survey has revealed the world's smelliest holiday spots and they fall in Mexico, Italy, France, Country Durham, and New Zealand.The survey by travel website Skyscanner.com came up ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Goats - cheap, eco friendly lawn mowers!

August 11th, 2010 - 6:07 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Aug 11 (ANI): If you are the lazy kind, who hates mowing your lawns, or just can't afford it - buy a goat and let it loose!They have a ... Read more...

Posted in World |

China trains foxes to hunt rats

July 29th, 2010 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 29 (IANS) China is no longer relying on poison to kill rats - it is training a group of foxes to hunt down the disease-infested rodents. Authorities in Xinjiang Uygur autonomous ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Having food delivered to your home may be more eco friendly than shopping locally

February 3rd, 2009 - 2:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 3 (ANI): A new research has suggested that shopping locally may not be as good for the environment as having food delivered to your home.The study, by researchers from ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Two-headed tortoise found on a farm in China!

September 14th, 2008 - 4:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 14 (ANI): A two-headed tortoise has left aquarium staff stunned after taking advantage of his disability to consume twice as much food as his siblings.The unusual case of ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Haywood County Tomatoes Travel the Internet

February 2nd, 2008 - 5:11 am ICT by admin
WAYNESVILLE, N.C. - Jan. 31 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Haywood County tomatoes are now traveling worldwide, thanks to a short web-based video recently produced by the Buy Haywood Market Development Project. More and ... Read more...

Posted in Press Release |