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NASA developing new tool to identify drought-resilient plants

Oct 28, 2014

NASA developing new tool to identify drought-resilient plants

The US space agency is developing a new space-based instrument to study how plants react to heat and water stress and identify drought-resilient plants. #ThisisNext #NewsTracker #Nasa #Plants #US Space agency #ScienceBuzz #Drought-resistant plants #EcoStress #ScienceNews
Precarious Pawars Has PM Modi tipped scales in favour of BJP in Baramati?

Oct 10, 2014

Precarious Pawars Has PM Modi tipped scales in favour of BJP in Baramati?

Modi took fight to the Pawar stronghold in Baramathi where the family is already facing mass scale anger. Has he tipped the scales in favour of the BJP? #Sharad Pawar #Reservation #Ajit Pawar #Baramati #Drought #Maharashtra Assembly Election 2014 #Mahadev Jankar #Dhangar community #Balasaheb Gawde #Rashtriya Samaj Paksh
Increase in carbon dioxide levels highest in 30 thirty years, warns UN

Sep 09, 2014

Increase in carbon dioxide levels highest in 30 thirty years, warns UN

The UN weather agency says carbon dioxide levels in the atmosphere reached a record high in 2013. #World #United Nations #climate change #UN #Carbon dioxide #Global warming #Drought #weather agencies
UP suspends recovery of dues from farmers in drought, flood-affected areas

Sep 01, 2014

UP suspends recovery of dues from farmers in drought, flood-affected areas

Uttar Pradesh government has suspended recovery of all revenue dues and cooperative bank loans from farmers in drought and flood-affected areas. #Uttar Pradesh #India #NewsTracker #Flood #lUCKNOW #UP #farmers #Akhilesh Yadav #loans #Drought #UP CM #dues recovery
Uttar Pradesh More than two-third districts facing acute drought

Aug 30, 2014

Uttar Pradesh More than two-third districts facing acute drought

More than two-third of the districts in Uttar Pradesh are facing an acute drought, officials said on Saturday. #Uttar Pradesh #NewsTracker #Monsoon #Drought #Drought in UP #Monsoon failure

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Why is the media ignoring the plight of drought striken farmers?

Jul 09, 2014

Why is the media ignoring the plight of drought striken farmers?

One does not expect breast-beating reportage, but we are entitled to know if farmers bought their seeds even as they tried tilling their lands anticipating the monsoon #India #Media #MediaCrit #farmers #Drought #Palakkad #Rural farmland
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