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Felling of trees in Aarey 'forest' fires up Mumbai’s poll scene dividing the city in two
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Felling of trees in Aarey 'forest' fires up Mumbai’s poll scene dividing the city in two

The project will wipe out 2,646 trees, which will destroy Mumbai’s “green lungs” and floodplains of Mithi river.

Scientists create bio-engineered bacteria that can break down plants into valuable chemicals
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Scientists create bio-engineered bacteria that can break down plants into valuable chemicals

"We borrowed a transporter design from another microbe and engineered it into E coli, which helps pump the vanillin into the bacteria," researcher Fang Liu said.

Nasa astronaut harvests first batch of cabbage on the International Space Station
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Nasa astronaut harvests first batch of cabbage on the International Space Station

Nasa astronaut Peggy Whitson has successfully managed to harvest the first batch of cabbage on the International Space Station (ISS).

Maruti gets minority shareholders nod on Gujarat plant
Business

Maruti gets minority shareholders nod on Gujarat plant

Minority shareholders of Maruti Suzuki India have approved a move by the company to let its Japanese parent Suzuki invest and own the upcoming plant in Gujarat

BSF plants four lakh saplings along Pakistan, Bangladesh borders for Independence Day
India

BSF plants four lakh saplings along Pakistan, Bangladesh borders for Independence Day

The BSF on Wednesday planted around four lakh saplings in just 30 minutes all along the Pakistan and Bangladesh borders to mark Independence Day.

Looking for diamonds? All you need to do is find this plant
Life

Looking for diamonds? All you need to do is find this plant

Looking for diamonds? Well all you need to do is find one plant: the Pandanus candelabrum.

Tata Chemicals to invest Rs 150 cr in Chennai plant
Corporate

Tata Chemicals to invest Rs 150 cr in Chennai plant

Tata Chemicals will invest Rs 150 crore in its greenfield prebiotic plant at Sriperumbudur, Chennai.

Workers at Bosch's Bangalore plant go on strike
Corporate

Workers at Bosch's Bangalore plant go on strike

The company's Bangalore plant has a history of workers unrest, and in September 2011, the plant was shut down temporarily following strike by workers.<br />

Hero Motocorp to invest Rs 1,600 cr in new manufacturing plant
Corporate

Hero Motocorp to invest Rs 1,600 cr in new manufacturing plant

Hero has signed a preliminary agreement with the Andhra Pradesh state government to set up the plant, to be spread across 600 acres, which can produce upto 1.8 million vehicles annually

Volkswagen to set up Rs 240 cr engine assembly facility in Pune
Corporate

Volkswagen to set up Rs 240 cr engine assembly facility in Pune

The new engine facility, with an annual production capacity of 98,000 units, will become functional by year-end.

Bajaj Auto, unions reach agreement: Wages hiked by up to Rs 10,000 per month
Corporate

Bajaj Auto, unions reach agreement: Wages hiked by up to Rs 10,000 per month

As per the revised wage agreement, permanent employees having been with the company for five or more years will get a wage hike of Rs 10,000 a month while those having spent three years or more will be given Rs 9,500 a month.<br />

Maruti eyes Gujarat for second plant; acquires 600 acres
Business

Maruti eyes Gujarat for second plant; acquires 600 acres

Maruti Suzuki India today said it has started spadework to set up its second facility in Gujarat with acquisition of another 600 acres, in addition to its existing plan to invest Rs 4,000 crore for setting up a plant in the state.

Sesa Goa shuts coke plant in Goa over pollution complaints
Business

Sesa Goa shuts coke plant in Goa over pollution complaints

Sesa Goa, owned by miner Vedanta Resources, must shut its 280,000 tonnes per year metallurgical coke unit in Goa after complaints about pollution, a State Pollution Board official said.

Plants talk to each other as they sway in breeze?
News & Analysis

Plants talk to each other as they sway in breeze?

Plants swaying in breeze may actually be conversing with each other as they not only respond to sound but also communicate actively by 'clicking' noises, a new research has claimed.

Now an app to tell you when to water plants!
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Now an app to tell you when to water plants!

The sensor collects data such as soil moisture, light intensity and ambient temperature, which is sent to the app, available for iOS devices and through the web.