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Apr 08, 2019
BJP manifesto: Continuity for sure, but some goals are aspirational; where will the money come from?The BJP manifesto promises continuity which is assuring as there will be more of the same with certain toppings directed to the poorer sections.
Dec 04, 2018
Wheat genome and its many mysteries decoded two decades after the human genomeSurprisingly, the wheat genome is, by far, the most complex genome to ever be sequenced.
Jun 29, 2018
Paddy in Punjab, Part 2: High-cost farming is degrading quality of soil, driving small farmers to ruinPunjab's priority for paddy has not been an entirely favourable business for the state's agriculture. This series examines the challenges faced by small cultivators, and the alternatives available on the field
Dec 13, 2017
India deserves gratitude for its stand on food security, says MS Swaminathan, scientist behind green revolutionEnding hunger and ensuring food security should be the basis for negotiations on agriculture at the WTO, eminent farm scientist MS Swaminathan said, as he appreciated India's strong stand on food security
Oct 04, 2017
Soumya Swaminathan is WHO's new deputy director-general; ICMR chief known for work on TB, HIVDr Soumya Swaminathan, director general of the ICMR, has been appointed the Deputy Director-General, Programmes, of the World Health Organisation
Aug 15, 2017
70 years of independence: Seven defining S&T contributions that have impacted every IndianSeveral scientific and technological developments have touched the lives of people in the last seven decades, though very few get highlighted.
Jul 20, 2017
Video Volunteers: How a retired postmaster is reviving traditional agriculture in Madhya PradeshThe septuagenarian Babulal Dahiya recalls that in his childhood there were vast varieties of indigenous crops in his native Pithurabad in Madhya Pradesh. These gradually reduced to only a few bio-engineered varieties thanks to the green revolution. A retired postmaster, he decided to start collecting and preserving the indigenous seed varieties of paddy by growing them in his field. Today he has managed to save over 100 varieties of indigenous paddy.
Jul 15, 2017
Tamil Nadu to resume free cow, goat scheme after suspension due to droughtThe free milch cows, goat scheme which was suspended due to drought, will be resumed next month, Tamil Nadu Minister for Animal Husbandry P Balakrishna Reddy said
Jul 04, 2017
Punjab loan waiver: Govt will bear liability of over 7,000 farmers' from state, says chief minister Amarinder SinghPunjab government will bear the liability of the outstanding loans of over 7,000 farmers in the agrarian state who have committed suicide in recent years
Jun 18, 2017
Presidential Election 2017: Uddhav Thackeray rejects Amit Shah's proposal to let PM pick candidateShiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray on Sunday rejected BJP president Amit Shah's proposal that Prime Minister Narendra Modi be allowed to decide on a presidential candidate, media reports said.