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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......

Survey calls for big changes in agriculture, bats for GM crops

  'Indian agriculture, in a way, a victim of its own past success -- especially the green revolution.' Stating that Indian agriculture has become a ‘victim’ of its own success,......

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......

Why Raja Sen thought Prince was The Joker

Prince, remembers Raja Sen, snuck his way into an underage brain and sparked off deliciously inappropriate thoughts in style. When I was eight years old, I thought Prince was The Joker. Allow me to......

Megan Fox to call off divorce?

The latest Hollywood updates. IMAGE: Megan Fox with Brian Austin Green. Photograph: Andreas Rentz/Getty Images Pregnant actress Megan Fox has reportedly changed her mind regarding......

Review: Mad Max: Fury Road is the greatest action movie of all time

If ever there was a film that begged to be celebrated on the big-screen -- heck, that begged viewing with 3D glasses -- it is this one, a sensational ride that throws you, the viewer, into the......

There Is A Happy Land Where Only Bowie Plays

'It is impossible to pin down the genius of David Bowie, to distill any kind of essence of that singer-songwriter-visionary-buccaneer-icon into a line or several.' Raja Sen salutes the one and only......

Dutch players Horst, Welten voted 2015 FIH Players of the Year

IMAGE: The Netherlands captain Robert van der Horst. Photograph: Ian MacNicol/Getty images The Netherlands Robert Van der Horst and Lidewij Welten won the men's and women's International Hockey......
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Honeywell Brings "Big Bang" Nobel Laureate To Romania To Inspire Students To Pursue Science And Engineering

TIMISOARA, Romania , Oct. 26, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --Honeywell (NYSE: HON) brought Nobel Laureate Robert W. Wilson to Universitatea Politehnica... ...
6 Homes of Famous Artists You Must Visit

France:Jardins et Maison de Claude Monet, Giverny Imagine standing in front of the idyllic old Japanese bridge from Claude Monet's Water Lily Pond... ...
Full Text of Cyrus Mistry Interview that Tata Group Scrapped

Ousted Tata Group Chairman Cyrus Mistry had given an in-house interview in September which was published on the Tata website. After the Tata Sons... ...
REIT Earnings to Diverge -- WSJ

SL Green (NYSE:SLG) Intraday Stock Chart Today : Wednesday 26 October 2016 By Esther Fung Early results in the third-quarter reporting... ...
The Monsoon conundrum

In April this year, the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) announced that India would see above-average rainfall, claiming the monsoons would... ...

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