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'Ayurveda needs more evidence-based approach'

The permeating take-away by a high-powered American delegation of top-notch American educators and researchers which returned from a study-tour of ayurveda in India, was the paucity of an......

Ramar Sethu, a world heritage centre?

The Rs 2,427.40-crore Sethusamudram canal project aims to create a navigable channel of 152.2 km from the Gulf of Mannar to the Bay of Bengal through the Palk Bay and Palk Strait. The project that......

Indian expedition to trace continental history

A group of Indian scientists are to traverse a 35,000-km journey by road from the Himalayas in India to the Cape Agulhas in South Africa to study the history of the continents of Asia and Africa......

NBA to file case against developers of BT Brinjal

The National Biodiversity Authority (NBA) is all set to file the country's firstever bio-piracy criminal case against companies involved in developing BT Brinjal by using its local variety, a top......

Environment ministry seeks Rs 2,200 cr

The ministry of environment and forestshas sought an outlay of Rs 2,200 crore (Rs 22 billion), a 17 per cent hike from Rs 1,880 crore (Rs 18.8 billion) in 2009-10, in the forthcoming Budget.The......

Funds for climate change strategy

Necessary funds are proposed to be allocated for the eight national missions that are being launched following the National Action Plan on Climate Change (NAPCC) unveiled last year.This was......

Govt doubles allocation for tiger conservation

Conservation of the big cats continues to remain a priority for the government which has doubled the budgetary allocation for the Tiger Project to Rs 184 crore (Rs 1.84 billion) in 2009-10 from Rs......

Pranab Mukherjee's Budget Speech

Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee presented the Budget for 2009-10 on July 6. Following is the BudgetSpeechof Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee:Madam Speaker,I rise to present the Budget for......

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Sushma Bondwal
Q. In Trumala hills trees strangely live in different stages, on one mountain they will be flowering and the same tree on another mountain in fruit stage, which is uncommon and a puzzle even for expert forrest department officials. Is it not a miracle?
Sushma Bondwal:  A. what tree it is. you tell me. I will enquire about that variety here at Botanical Survey of India and clarify it. GOD is GREAT. He does the miracle...... more

Q. how many branches are in lucknow?
Chinna:  A. whose branches? if branches of trees then please contact Botanical Survey of India more

Q. have u heard of this place called Yercaud ?have u visited it ?howz it ?
Soham:  A. YES.I'm from Coimbatore and visited 5 times there so far.A good place and it is called as poor man's Ooty.It is a hill station near Salem, Tamil...... more

Shweta Ramesh
Q. which test is ther to detect chloroform?
Shweta Ramesh:  A. Go through this article for details:Trichilia is a genus of trees, widely distributed in south east of Asia. Trichilia connaroides (W. & A.),...... more

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Democracy and Dior under a bright blue sky

While in Johannesburg, the report of a zebra running amok in the Alipur zoo caught my attention. Here I was in the beautiful green country of South... ...
Trading biodiversity for profits

Our precious heritage of flora and fauna, some rare and endangered, are at risk due to poaching and lack of governmental will. We need to act now... ...
Metro ride for old, disabled to go easy

Seventy two-year-old Suresh Chand's hour-long journey from Botanical Garden to Janakpuri Metro station to see his nephew is likely to be a... ...
Pradip Krishen

Time Out talks to Pradip Krishen about his new book on the jungle trees of Central India For all the people who live in and depend upon... ...
Tea, the Kangra way

When one talks of Indian tea, one thinks of Assam, Darjeeling, or Nilgiri more easily than Kangra tea. Kangra tea has a history that is more than... ...

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