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Uttar Pradesh: BJP MLA smashes coconut for inauguration; road breaks but coconut does not
India

Uttar Pradesh: BJP MLA smashes coconut for inauguration; road breaks but coconut does not

The MLA demanded a thorough probe into the construction of the road and vowed to not leave the spot till the culprits were found and booked.

As oil palm proves to be a let down owing to high maintenance cost, South Indian farmers shift to coconut
Lifestyle

As oil palm proves to be a let down owing to high maintenance cost, South Indian farmers shift to coconut

While the Indian government is pushing for an increase in local palm oil production, domestic consumption of coconut and other traditional oils, such as mustard, is increasing.

Coconut oil compounds better than DEET at preventing disease transmission: Report
science

Coconut oil compounds better than DEET at preventing disease transmission: Report

Some people refuse to use DEET and turn to folk remedies or plant-based repellents.

Manohar Parrikar govt to make coconut Goa state tree, shift offshore casinos out of Mandovi river
Politics

Manohar Parrikar govt to make coconut Goa state tree, shift offshore casinos out of Mandovi river

The Manohar Parrikar-led government is working out a policy to shift offshore casinos out of Mandovi river as part of its "Common Minimum Programme" (CMP)

A tree or not a tree? Goa rows over coconut status after officials ruled that they were not trees
India

A tree or not a tree? Goa rows over coconut status after officials ruled that they were not trees

Politicians in Goa are locked in an row over the status of the popular tourist state's beloved coconut trees -- after officials ruled that they were not in fact trees.