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NREGA holds trigger for next green revolution

The governmentbelieves that the National Rural Employment GuaranteeScheme and its work in the areas of water management and crop enhancement would lead the country to a second Green Revolution.......

The 'father' who fed a billion passes away

Nobel Peace Prize winner US scientist and one of the main architects of India's first green revolution Norman Borlaug died in Texas on Saturday. He was 95. Borlaug was suffering from cancer......

The green revolution turns dusty brown

When did India's Green Revolution turn a dusty brown? Is the country's hard-earned food security in danger of vanishing as the Manmohan Singh government fiddles with quotas and nuclear deals rather......

India's stretches out its bowl again for daal-roti

When did India's Green Revolution turn a dusty brown? Is the country's hard-earned food security in danger of vanishing as the Manmohan Singh government fiddles with quotas and nuclear deals rather......

Swaminathan nominated to Rajya Sabha

Father of India's first green revolution and noted agriculture scientist M S Swaminathan has been nominated to the Rajya Sabha, the upper house of Parliament.Swaminathan, 81, till recently the......

2nd Green Revolution to happen in Bihar: Kalam

The 'hub' of India's second Green Revolution would be at Paliganj in Bihar with farmers in Paliganj 'immensely contributing' towards optimising foodgrain productivity, former President A P J Abdul......

India to revolutionise use of green technology

The development of the Delhi-Mumbai Industrial Corridor, with an investment of over $110 billion over the next ten years, could bolster India's chances of becoming the global workshop for......

Still waiting for a second green revolution

The Planning Commission has offeredan objective assessment of the unsatisfactory situation as far as Indian agriculture is concerned in its mid-term appraisal of the 11th Five-Year Plan. The......

M S Swaminathan on the perils of Bt brinjal

The father of the Green Revolution explains how the genetically-modified version of brinjal may kill biodiversity.He introduced high-yielding wheat varieties in India to feed a country struggling......

Gates eyes a greener revolution

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundationsaid on Thursday that the next round of green revolution on the lines of those in India in 60s should be greener than the first."The next Green Revolution has to......

When Bollywood stars adopted

He may not have married but he may just make a great father. In keeping with his paternal instincts, Karan Johar will soon adopt a kid and become a sort of kunwara baap. Brownie points for such a......

When celeb moms flaunted their baby bumps

Konkona Sen Sharma, the newest Bollywood mommy on the block, became the first Indian celebrity to pose on a magazine cover, flaunting her pregnant belly. The actress appeared on the cover of OK!......

Want to be a scriptwriter? Here's how!

If you want to become a Bollywood scriptwriter but don't know how to become one, I Am director Onir offers a great solution: Just write a good script, mail it to us, and if you're one of......

Pooja Bedi's tryst with an Egyptian princess

Pooja Bedi will make a comeback to Telugu cinema after almost two decades, in the film Shakti. She will play an Egyptian princess. The film stars NTR Jr and Ileana, and is directed by......

Remembering Navin Nischol

The fact that he was a gold medalist from Film and Television Institute of India gave Navin Nischol enough confidence to try his luck in the Hindi film industry.  With his......

Pitches to Tees: Kapil Dev's comeback

India's first cricket World Cup-winning captain Kapil Dev is back making headlines. This time, even he realises, it for the right reasons. He has just got back into the BCCI fold. Now he is also......

Images: Bangladesh rally to shock England

Bangladesh relied on their tail-enders to return from the dead and pull off a sensational two-wicket upset victory over England in a World Cup Group B match to keep their quarter-final hopes alive......

World Cup buzz? No sign yet in Mumbai or Delhi

Cricket's biggest showpiece, the World Cup final, will be staged in India's financial capital Mumbai in little over six weeks but the sport-crazy citizens and casual visitors were hard-pressed to......

Narang is 'King' of the Delhi Games

India finished second in the final pecking order, with more than 100 medals, as the curtain came down on the Commonwealth Games, on Thursday. A record medal haul of 38 gold, 27 silver and 36......

  People speak for first green revolution

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vijay shukla
Q. What does the term green revolution mean?
Vijay Shukla:  A.  more

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Kanai  Chakraberti
Q. A " SECOND GREEN REVOLUTION" in India, is long overdue.Let all concerned toy over the idea on an war-footing.
Kanai Chakraberti:  A. The Green Revolution refers to the transformation of agriculture that began in 1945, largely due to the life work of Norman Borlaug. It introduced...... more

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Kanai  Chakraberti
Q. What is more Healthy - Vegetarian or on Vegetarian ?
Kanai Chakraberti:  A. Good for you, that is a very good thesis. You could even say they are "as healthy, if not healthier..." Most vegetarians ARE healthier...... more

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anantharaman
Q. The famous political pary of Mexico was
Anantharaman:  A. National Action Party (Partido Accin Nacional, PAN) a right of center party member of Christian Democracy. It is the party of incumbent President...... more

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vijay mehta
Q. What is \"Green Revolution\"?
Vijay Mehta:  A. In 1961 India was on the brink of mass famine. Borlaug was invited to India by the adviser to the Indian minister of agriculture M. S. Swaminathan....... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-is-quotgreen-revolutionquot/17967544/answers/15885442

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Indian-origin Scientist Gets Hevesy Medal Award

BENGALURU: Prof Kattesh Katti of the University of Missouri, USA, a scientist of Indian origin, has been chosen for the Hevesy Medal Award, 2015.... ...

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Gifts of a lifetime

Atal Bihari Vajpayee: A statesman A member of Parliament since 1957, Mr Vajpayee headed the 13-day government in 1996 after four decades in... ...

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