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Odisha expects to achieve Kharif paddy production target


August 20th, 2012 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Aug 20 (IANS) Odisha is hopeful of achieving its target of about nine million tonnes of paddy production for the Kharif season despite low sowing due to erratic rainfall ... Read more...

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11 Odisha districts record deficit rain


July 31st, 2012 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, July 31 (IANS) Eleven of Odisha's 30 districts have recorded deficit rainfall this monsoon, impacting on paddy cultivation that is crucial for the economy of the state, officials said ... Read more...

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Monsoon improves slightly in Odisha


July 27th, 2012 - 11:42 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, July 27 (IANS) The annual monsoon rainfall has improved slightly in Odisha during the past one week although it still remained weak, an official said Friday.The state received a ... Read more...

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Monsoon deficit hits paddy transplantation in Odisha


July 24th, 2012 - 11:15 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, July 24 (IANS) Paddy transplantation could not be taken up so far in about fifty percent of the target area of 1.2 million hectares in Odisha due to weak ... Read more...

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Monsoon deficit in Odisha stands at 19 percent


July 20th, 2012 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, July 20 (IANS) Monsoon rains continued to remain weak in Odisha with the state receiving about 19 percent less rainfall than the average for this time of the season, ... Read more...

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Punjab farmers adopt direct seeding to save water, cut costs in rice cultivation


July 18th, 2012 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
Barnala (Punjab), July 18 (IANS) Farmers in Punjab are increasingly using the direct seeding method of rice cultivation that reduces water consumption by almost 30 percent and labour and costs ... Read more...

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Odisha receives 18 percent less rainfall


July 18th, 2012 - 12:06 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, July 17 (IANS) The rainfall received in Odisha this monsoon so far was 18 percent below normal, an official said Tuesday.The state received a total of 316.2 mm ... Read more...

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Delhi doctors save two-year-old girl


March 14th, 2012 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 14 (IANS) Two-year-old Zuana was near death due to terminal liver failure and doctors in her hometown of Jaipur had given up on her. However, a rare ... Read more...

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Ancient tree in China shows growth after transplantation


December 31st, 2011 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 31 (IANS) An over 4,000 years old cypress tree that was transplanted nine months ago in northwest China's Shaanxi province has shown signs of growth, said local ... Read more...

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Singapore doctors promote organ donation


September 3rd, 2011 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) A team of doctors from Singapore on a visit here said Saturday that people should not hesitate in donating kidney and liver to help the ... Read more...

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No going slow on rural job programme: Jairam Ramesh


July 19th, 2011 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh said Tuesday there was no question of going slow on the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) ... Read more...

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Punjab expects bumper paddy crop due to heavy rains


June 17th, 2011 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 17 (IANS) The Punjab government is expecting a bumper paddy crop this season, owing to intermittent and heavy rainfall these days in various parts of the state."The rainfall ... Read more...

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Pre-monsoon showers cool Bihar


June 13th, 2011 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, June 13 (IANS) Pre-monsoon showers in many parts of Bihar Monday brought much-needed respite from the scorching heat, with the weather office saying the monsoon may arrive in the ... Read more...

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Stem cells from skin, blood regenerate faltering liver


May 12th, 2011 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 12 (IANS) Patients with advanced liver disease can be treated with stem cells taken from their own skin or blood in a breakthrough that could save thousands of ... Read more...

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Sunlight linked to drug’s effectiveness


March 10th, 2011 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 10 (IANS) The effectiveness of any drug in a body may be closely linked with exposure to sunlight and may vary seasonally.The findings offer a completely new model ... Read more...

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Body’s ability to break down medicines linked to sunlight exposure


March 10th, 2011 - 1:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 10 (ANI): A new study has demonstrated that the body's ability to break down medicines may be closely related to exposure to sunlight, and thus may vary with the seasons. ... Read more...

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Brain cells prone to Alzheimer’s attack grown in lab


March 4th, 2011 - 5:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 4 (ANI): Scientists have grown brain cells that are prone to an attack from Alzheimer's for the first time in a breakthrough that could help reverse memory loss.The team from ... Read more...

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Drought-hit Bihar braces for rice scarcity


December 6th, 2010 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Dec 6 (IANS) Bihar is set to face a shortage of rice as paddy output has declined by at least 45 to 50 percent due to this year's drought, an official ... Read more...

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Organ donors, recipients participate in Transplant Games


November 21st, 2010 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 21 (IANS) Aiming to dispel common myths about organ donation, over 150 people, both donors and receivers, participated in the Transplant Games sports meet here Sunday."It is a pleasure ... Read more...

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Priya Hassan To Make A Film In 150 Hours With Two Characters


September 11th, 2010 - 9:45 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 11, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Actress turned director Priya Hassan is going to make a world record and will probably enter the Guinness record books. Hassan has said that she ... Read more...

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Uttarakhand forest department initiates tree transplantation drive


September 5th, 2010 - 9:13 pm ICT by ANI
By Vipul GoelHaldwani (Uttarakhand)., Sep.5 (ANI): In a unique display of bionomical sensitivity, forest officials in Uttarakhand's Haldwani district have decided to transplant old trees instead of felling them.The step is ... Read more...

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Lightning claims eight lives in Jharkhand


August 25th, 2010 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Aug 25 (IANS) Lightning claimed the lives of eight people, including two women, in two districts of Jharkhand, police said Wednesday. Three farmers died while sowing paddy in fields when lightning struck ... Read more...

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Reshaping gut microbiome could pave way for bowel disease treatments


August 24th, 2010 - 6:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 24 (ANI): Scientists have discovered that reshaping gut microbiome could pave way for future treatment of bowel diseases in humans.The human gut microbiome is unique to each individual and can ... Read more...

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Nitish unfurls national flag, declares Bihar drought-hit


August 15th, 2010 - 11:41 am ICT by IANS
Patna, Aug 15 (IANS) Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar hoisted the national flag here on Independence Day Sunday and declared that the entire state was drought-hit as the over 30 percent rainfall ... Read more...

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Drought situation alarming in Bihar, admits central team


August 13th, 2010 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Aug 13 (IANS) A central team visiting drought-hit Bihar has described the situation as alarming, an official said Friday. The central team visited half a dozen drought-hit districts of the state."The drought ... Read more...

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Despite floods, Haryana looking at achieving paddy targets


August 9th, 2010 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 9 (IANS) Despite the flash floods which submerged thousands of acres of agricultural land in a few districts last month, Haryana is looking at achieving its targets for paddy production ... Read more...

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Drought-hit Bihar to seek massive aid


August 5th, 2010 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Aug 5 (IANS) Drought-hit Bihar is likely to seek a special financial assistance of Rs.15,000 crore from the central government, an official said Thursday. The Bihar government Tuesday declared 28 of the ... Read more...

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12 Jharkhand districts declared drought-hit


August 4th, 2010 - 11:12 am ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Aug 4 (IANS) As many as 12 of the 24 districts in Jharkhand were declared drought-hit for the fifth successive year as they received less than 50 percent of the normal ... Read more...

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Haryana looks for paddy nurseries in flood aftermath


July 13th, 2010 - 3:07 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 13 (IANS) Following the substantial damage to agricultural land and freshly planted paddy crop in the Haryana floods, the state government is now looking for nurseries that have ... Read more...

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Ovarian transplantation in mice restores fertility, increases lifespan


June 30th, 2010 - 4:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 30 (ANI): Scientists have discovered that ovarian transplantation from young to old mice restored the old mice's fertility and increased their life span too.The research could have implications for women ... Read more...

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Researchers study protein essential for successful pregnancy


May 30th, 2010 - 11:57 am ICT by ANI
Washington, May30 (ANI): Researchers have helped solve the mystery of a unique protein called Pre-implantation Factor - which is produced by healthy embryos to direct embryo attachment and help the mother adapt ... Read more...

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Chandigarh farmers suffer due to labour shortage


May 29th, 2010 - 8:42 pm ICT by ANI
Mullanpur (Chandigarh), May 29 (ANI): With the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MNREGA) providing jobs to many labourers closer to their native places in Uttar Pradesh and Bihar, there is ... Read more...

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Genes can tell which kidney transplant recipients don’t need lifelong drugs


May 25th, 2010 - 4:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 27 (ANI): A pattern of genes could soon identify kidney transplant recipients that do not need immunosuppressive drugs for the rest of their lives, a new study has claimed.Generally, such ... Read more...

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Punjab to buy power worth Rs.1,800 cr for paddy season


May 19th, 2010 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 19 (IANS) The Punjab government will purchase power worth Rs.1,800 crore from other states in order to meet the increased demand during the paddy sowing season next month. Deputy Chief ... Read more...

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Zardari signs up for body organs donation


March 17th, 2010 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 17 (IANS) Asif Ali Zardari on Wednesday became the first Pakistani president to donate all his body organs, after signing a landmark bill to regulate transplant of human organs ... Read more...

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