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Canada varsity honours Green Revolution pioneer

Dr M S Swaminathan, who was among the scientists instrumental in heralding India's Green Revolution, will be conferred with an honourary degree by the University of Alberta, Edmonton, on October 7.......

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.......

PM pays tribute to Father of Green Revolution

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Monday paid glowing tributes to Nobel laureate Norman Borlaug, recalling that his Green Revolution techniques helped India achieve self-sufficiency in foodgrains,......

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......

Green revolution: More losses than gains?

Green revolution's biggest drawback was its limitation to a few states, promotion of mono-cropping  and encouraging the use of more chemical fertilisers.  Image: The technology......

'Technology, infra key to second green revolution'

With Prime Minister Narendra Modi lending currency to 'second green revolution', experts feel that technology intervention and improvement in infrastructure are key to higher agricultural......

A second green revolution yet to become a reality in Bihar

Farmers find it difficult to source quality seeds or fertiliser on time from government agencies at subsidised rates.  Image: Govt fails to help farmers in Bihar. Photograph: Reuters  ......

How IIT Kharagpur researchers are leading a 'green revolution'

Indrani Roy/ traces how researchers at IIT-Kharagpur have managed to turn barren land of surrounding villages to multi-crop farmland Image: Professor P B S Bhadoria of IIT-Kharagpur......

IIT researchers give up cushy jobs to join green revolution

A group of researchers at IIT Kharagpur have turned farmlands near the campus into a 'laboratory' to experiment with new agricultural technologies and help farmers whose land they have......
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