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Toxic Delhi: Father of Green Revolution has the solution

With Delhi choking with smog created by burning of paddy straw in neigbhouring states, noted agri-scientist M S Swaminathan today suggested to Prime Minister Narendra Modi ways to commercialise the......

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......

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/Rediff.com 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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Agriculture and demonetization

Demonetization has the larger goal of curbing black money and black market. This is the most urgent need of our country. However its timing has... ...

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The Baniyas are back

Think of a successful Indian startup and rest assured, an Agarwal, Goyal, Gupta or a Bansal heads it. The traditional Baniya class — for... ...

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Gujarat CM Vijay Rupani lays foundation stone of pipeline to pump water from Narmada to Aji dam

The CM was addressing a gathering after laying the foundation stone of phase-II of link canal-III of Saurasthra Narmada Avtaran Irrigation (SAUNI)... ...

http://indianexpress.com/article/cities/ahmedabad/gujarat-cm-vijay-rupani-lays-foundation-stone-of-pipeline-to-pump-water-from-narmada-to-aji-dam-4407595/
Residents alarmed as Iraqi soldiers spray Shi'ite graffiti in Mosul

By | MOSUL, Iraq MOSUL, Iraq "We answer your call, O Hussein!" The traditional battle cry of Shi'ite Muslims, expressing loyalty to the 7th... ...

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Castro's death reminds ageing Cuba of generation gap

SANTA CLARA/HAVANA (Reuters) - Fidel Castro's death has highlighted a yawning generational gap between older Cubans who remember grim poverty... ...

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