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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......

'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......

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......
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Rahul accuses Modi of vesting all powers in PMO

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi today accused Narendra Modi of vesting all powers in the Prime Minister Office and said in the present government MPs... ...
Agriculture's long drought

The article below represents a preview only and is not meant for reuse or republishing. New Delhi, Oct. 8 -- The precarious situation of... ...
Mystery in India's climate change plan

Achieving the ambitious targets laid out in its climate change document will need the rich world to contribute generously After many years of... ...
Agriculture's long drought

The crisis in agriculture is more like a treadmill than a time bomb. Even so, it is likely to implode, sooner rather than later Photo: AFP The... ...
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Deepti Naval, a fan of designer Sanjay Garg's work, was bowled over by the use of bright colours in the collection. Deepti Naval is not one of the... ...

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