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China becomes world’s largest food market


April 9th, 2012 - 9:52 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 9 (IANS) China is now the world's largest food and grocery market, having overtaken the US in terms of sales in 2011, a market research firm said.British food ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Intruding wild boars annoy Zardari’s staff


February 19th, 2012 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 19 (IANS) Despite stringent security and fortified walls, wild boars are increasingly intruding into the Pakistani presidency much to the annoyance of its staff."Despite foolproof security arrangements ... Read more...

Posted in World |

More peacocks found dead in Rajasthan


February 26th, 2011 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Feb 26 (IANS) Adding to the growing concern over peacock poaching in Rajasthan, at least seven more of the birds were found dead in Ajmer district's Bhaghera town. The dead peacocks ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Wheat grain worth millions perish due to official apathy in Haryana


July 22nd, 2010 - 8:42 pm ICT by ANI
By Kanwarjeet Singh VirkSirsa (Haryana), July 22 (ANI): Over 300,000 tonnes of wheat grain lying in various warehouses in Haryana's Sirsa district has either washed away or rotten due to administrative neglect ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Wheat grains ruined in Punjab due to official apathy


July 20th, 2010 - 9:07 pm ICT by ANI
By Karan KapoorMullanpur / Rajkot (Punjab), July 20 (ANI): Hundreds of tonnes of wheat have been ruined in Mullanpur and Raikot towns of Punjab due to official neglect after a recent downpour. ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

He hones the great art of small things! (With Images)


June 3rd, 2010 - 12:21 pm ICT by IANS
By Asit Srivastava Senapat (Uttar Pradesh), June 3 (IANS) You may need a magnifying glass to see some of his works. Atul Kashyap has perfected the art of miniatures, a fingernail-sized book on ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Scientists using x-rays to produce mineral-enriched nutritious flour


January 22nd, 2010 - 5:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January 22 (ANI): A team of scientists is using high-powered x-rays to produce more nutritious flour that is enriched with minerals.The scientists are from the Rothamsted Research, an institute of Biotechnology ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Rainfall, thunderstorms pose threat to wheat crop


April 8th, 2009 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 8 (IANS) Heavy rainfall accompanied by thunderstorms in Chandigarh and in the neighbouring states of Punjab, Haryana and Himachal Pradesh is posing a serious threat to the ready-to-harvest wheat crop ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Angry Chandigarh farmers allege mismanagement of wheat procurement


April 7th, 2009 - 6:34 pm ICT by ANI
Chandigarh, Apr 7 (ANI): Farmers in Chandigarh are blaming the Punjab Government for the alleged mismanagement of wheat procurement. This is now threatening to turn into a major election issue.The Food Corporation ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Biofuels made from wheat stubble could lead to a greener future


September 22nd, 2008 - 2:32 pm ICT by ANI
Canberra, September 22 (ANI): Researchers at the CSIRO Sustainable Ecosystems in Canberra have determined that biofuels made from the stubble left over from harvesting wheat grains could replace around one fifth ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Son’s domination marks Badal’s one year in office


March 1st, 2008 - 2:33 pm ICT by admin
By Jaideep Sarin Chandigarh, March 1 (IANS) For a state that has one of the worst sex ratios in India, the 'son syndrome' is pretty much evident in Punjab. Chief Minister Parkash Singh ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

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