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How unaccounted pathogens pose real risk to the world

The biological weapons convention is a non-starter in spite of the efforts of many states in the world for the last five decades mainly because the US is not ready to accept the ‘verification......

President Pranab's address to Parliament: The transcript

President Pranab Mukherjee on Monday addressed the first joint sitting of Parliament as mandatorily required under the Constitution after the general elections. The address is the political,......

Delhi think tank gives Modi his NSA and principal secretary

Members of the Vivekananda International Foundation are thrilled that the national security advisor and principal secretary to the prime minister are from its ranks, reports Vicky......

Woman scientist slaps sexual harassment notice on ICRISAT

A woman scientist working in a leading research institute in Hyderabad has alleged sexual harassment by a senior colleague at workplace and slapped a legal notice on the management. Durga (name......

PM's full I-Day speech: We have envisioned a prosperous India

We present Prime Minister Manmohan Singh’s full speech as he addressed the country on the occasion of 67th Independence Day, from Red Fort, Delhi. My dear fellow-citizens, Brothers, sisters......

Icrisat HQ to remain in India

The International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (Icrisat) will continue to maintain its headquarters at Patancheru in India, while enhancing its research activities and impact......

The man who saved billions from starvation

Image: Norman Borlaug rescued India from a severe food crisis. Photograph: Jason Reed/Reuters The work of Norman Borlaug, who helped save billions from starvation, is worth recalling, especially......

No end to cotton farmers' woes in Maharashtra

A delayed monsoon and abundant cotton in the international market could spell trouble in the state's suicide zone. As the skies stayed clear till the second week of June, Ramesh Gulabhrao Digde's......

Genetically modified crops' field trials put on hold

In a move that marks the first successful policy intervention of Swadeshi Jagaran Manch and Bharatiya Kisan Sangh -- both affiliates of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh -- the Narendra Modi-led......

Bill Gates visits Hyderabad-based vaccine maker

Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates visited Biological E Ltd, a city-based vaccine manufacturer, late in the evening on Thursday.Gates who is also Co-Chair of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation,......

'Sad that Modi is an object of vilification'

'The suspension of Modi was necessary for a free and fair inquiry. It's not a punishment. If his reply convinces the board, the inquiry proceedings will be dropped if there are others guilty, we......

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Q. What is the Role of ICRISAT in India ??
RANGBARSE:  A.  more

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Q. Please write the Full form ICRISAT ??
RACHANAexposer:  A. The International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT) is a non-profit, non-political organization that conducts...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/please-write-the-full-form-icrisat-/25179643/answers/26551357

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Q. Per capita food consumption of world population is as follow:-1964-66 ---------->2358 kcal/capita/day1974-76 ------------> 2435 kcal/capita/day1984-86 -------------> 2655 kcal/capita/day1997-99 -------------> 2803 kcal/capita/day2015 ---------> 2940 kcal/capita/day (Estimated)2030 ----------> 3050 kcal/capita/day (Estimated)What does this imply?(All data are adapted from FAO Yearly Journal.)
RACHANAexposer:  A. A recent comprehensive assessment of the impact of climate change on agriculture, made by the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI),...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/per-capita-food-consumption-of-world-population-is-as-follow/25179643/answers/16757663

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Q. The Cultivation of food grains is year by year is in decreasing will it affect to future economy?
Sweet Tamarind:  A. Though the climate change has begun to create problems for food production all over the world, but the developing countries, especially of South...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/the-cultivation-of-food-grains-is-year-by-year-is-in-decreas/16757546/answers/16756214

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Q. What is \"Green Revolution\"?
Vijayasundarr Vijayasundarr:  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/16756081/answers/15885442

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Pact Signed for Seed Potato Production

BHUBANESWAR : In a bid to make Odisha self-sufficient in potato production, the State Government on Wednesday signed an MoU with National Seeds... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/states/odisha/Pact-Signed-for-Seed-Potato-Production/2014/10/23/article2489839.ece
The Nehruvian Economic Strategy

THIS being Jawaharlal Nehru's 125th birth anniversary, much is being written about him and the economic strategy he pursued. The... ...

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Tin's new frontier Myanmar threatens Indonesia

Tin retreated 13% on the London Metal Exchange this year, the biggest loser on the bourse, as supplies increased even after Indonesia tightened... ...

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GIM seeks to create employers not employees; we make people, not money

Newton Sequeira What kind of growth prospects do you see for Goa and what role do you see GIM playing in this growth? D'Lima: Mining is the... ...

http://m.timesofindia.com/city/goa/GIM-seeks-to-create-employers-not-employees-we-make-people-not-money/articleshow/44903404.cms
Costs of ignoring hunger

Ignoring hunger and malnutrition will have significant costs to any country's development. Nutrition improvement has both intrinsic and... ...

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