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Jun 04, 2018
Scientists at the Kerala Agricultural University prepare a mango database for plant breedersNone of the available databases present the mango germplasm in detail, following the standard International Board for Plant Genetic Resources descriptors.
Jan 03, 2018
Scientists develop world's first 'speed breeding’ technique to boost production of wheat by three timesThe speed breeding technique has largely been used for research purposes but is now being adopted by industry
Sep 24, 2017
Pet peeve: We'll support indie artists, bands, movies — then why not indie dogs?Despite conclusive proof that indie dogs are healthier, less fussy, and more intelligent than most purebreds, Indian high society just refuses to believe it. They’d rather spend tens of thousands shipping a St. Barnard in from the Alps (or so they’d have you believe; the breeder actually lives in Mira Road) than take in a mongrel.
Jun 19, 2017
Darjeeling unrest: Zoo faces shutdown heat as food supply for 350 animals runs outOver 350 zoo inmates of a specialised zoo located in Darjeeling, known for its conservation and breeding programmes of highly endangered animals, are facing the heat of the ongoing shutdown with food supplies fast drying up.
Jun 18, 2017
Delhi civic body slaps several notices on Rashtrapati Bhavan over mosquito-breedingThe New Delhi Municipal Council has slapped several notices on the Rashtrapati Bhavan after mosquito-breeding was observed at many pools of on the complex
Apr 04, 2017
Indian zoos need to move beyond amusement, work towards saving endangered speciesMost zoos in the world — and certainly all zoos in India — are run without the knowledge that it even exists. No thought has been given to the question of what a zoo is, or what it should be. It is just a place where animals are imprisoned.
Jan 20, 2017
Delhi gets a breather as domestic breeding checkers call off strikeDomestic breeding checkers have to keep the record of every household they visit and take the signature of the house owner on the record sheet acknowledging the visit.
Jan 17, 2017
Dengue, chikungunya fears haunt Delhi again, as breeding checkers go on strikeOne day after sanitation workers called off their 11-day agitation and agreed to clear garbage, another group of health workers in the capital, domestic breeding checkers, has announced an indefinite strike demanding regularisation of their posts
Nov 01, 2016
Artificial breeding for dog shows is ultimate cruelty to canines, it's time we stopMan's obsession to create perfect dogs through artificial breeding has altered not only their size and structure, self-defence systems as well, making dogs vulnerable to diseases, writes Maneka Gandhi
Apr 27, 2016
Un-bow-lievable stuff! Chinese scientists claim first dogs originated from ChinaChinese scientists claimed that dogs originated in southern China some 33,000 years ago, disputing US research that domesticated dogs evolved 15,000 years ago in Central Asia