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Why India should be worried even though tiger numbers are up

Image: An Indian Royal Bengal tiger at the South Khairbari nature park near Siliguri. Photograph: Rupak De Chowdhuri/Reuters   'We are rushing to 'develop' without carefully valuing natural......

Can Niti Aayog transform India?

'A lot will depend on the first Aayog and the power it derives.' Rashme Sehgal on what we can expect from the Planning Commission's replacement. One of the main edifices of the Nehruvian era, the......

Indians migrated to America in the 18th century!

'We used to say two things are found everywhere: A potato and a Sikh. I think you can substitute Gujarati for the Sikh because Gujaratis are everywhere.'Historian Vinay Lal, author of The Other......

Bandipur's tiger boom spells doom for those on the fringe

It was between 2010 and 2014 that wildlife biologists began to realise the heavy proliferation of tigers in the Bandipur National Park in Karnataka. The fiercely-territorial beasts are today locked......

EXCLUSIVE! PRESIDENT KALAM'S ADVICE TO YOUNG INDIA: 'When a problem arises, become the captain of the problem and defeat it!'

  Once, during his Presidency, President A P J Abdul Kalam received a letter from a student shocked with his class 12th mark-sheet. He had secured 10 per cent in Maths and Physics, whereas......

Govt's land law revives lost order of sarkar raj

The ordinance has returned near absolute power of discretion in land acquisition, except in tribal areas, into the hands of the bureaucracy yet again Even after the National Democratic......

100 years of ITC: Corporate India's big success story

ITC is one of those few enterprises in the world that has traversed a 100 year journey and has yet managed to remain contemporary, relevant and competitive. Image:FMCG major ITC has seen......

India-US deal revives WTO and hope of world trade reform

Image: US President Barack Obama shakes hands at a meeting with India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi.Photograph: Larry Downing/Reuters India and the United States settled a dispute on......

Drones boom: The next big opportunity after e-commerce

Image: Drone built by ideaforge called Netra. Photograph, courtesy: ideaForge     In 2003, three Indian Institute of Technology Bombay students got together to build a hovercraft by......

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......

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Sharmila Bose
Q. What all Industries come under "Food Industry"?
Sharmila Bose:  A.  more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-all-industries-come-under-food-industry/21829212/answers/

Sharmila Bose
Q. The hottest topic that's doing the rounds at every Indian home at the moment has to be price rise. Prices of food and other essential commodities are spiraling up like nobody's business and common people are groping for a respite. What was Union Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar doing in the winter chill of November when onion prices were getting red hot?
Sharmila Bose:  A. God knows! Had he worked and applied his mind on the clear and loud signals that had emanated from the agricultural fields in his home State...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/the-hottest-topic-thats-doing-the-rounds-at-every-indian-hom/21829212/answers/18786091

mini
Q. what is the future of agriculture?
Mini:  A. Indian agriculture however faces many uncertainties and many challenges: climate change, international trade, domestic support and subsidization,...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-is-the-future-of-agriculture/18786014/answers/14760056

<---saravanan--->
Q. By focusing on boosting agricultural production through scientific development of more productive crops, the World Bank disregards the fact that the Earths biological systems cannot be exploited forever. The supporters of the new Green Revolution also fail to address the major causes of the global food crisis, including biofuel production and unsustainable global consumption of meat. There is a shift from industrial agriculture of export crops to sustainable agriculture for local consumption. HOW can we ADDRESS the major causes of the GLOBAL FOOD CRISIS?
<---Saravanan--->:  A. I wish to share something that I read in National Geographic sometime back.The malady we face today is energy mismanagement.Every region in the...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/by-focusing-on-boosting-agricultural-production-through-scie/14759979/answers/11154291

prabhat kumar kumar
Q. If you were the chief minister of your state, what significant change would you bring to your state?
Prabhat Kumar Kumar:  A. Health,-more relocation of budget,overhauling old health care steup with better intercommunication and regional specilaization with local...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/if-you-were-the-chief-minister-of-your-state-what-significan/9400529/answers/10019805

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Mobile numbers to become defacto identity of a person, GOI official at e-Governance conf

PM Narendra Modi talked about how the govt plans to push m-Governance giving importance to 'mobile first'. (Source: Express archive) Mobile... ...

http://indianexpress.com/article/india/india-others/modi-attends-e-governance-conference-via-twitter/
Greenhouse Solutions Inc. Announces Addition of Key Members to the Company's Advisory Board

Comments January 30, 2015 - Greenwood Village, CO GREENWOOD VILLAGE, CO--(Marketwired - January 30, 2015) - Greenhouse Solutions Inc. (OTC PINK:... ...

http://andhranews.net/Business/2015/Greenhouse-Solutions-Announces-Addition-Key-3844.htm
Techie with green thumb reaps a soil-less harvest

GURGAON: A grim reply from experts, on the future of protected cultivation at a farming conference in Karnal, sent Amit Kumar Soni on a search for... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/gurgaon/Techie-with-green-thumb-reaps-a-soil-less-harvest/articleshow/46073230.cms
D D Kosambi Festival of Ideas is here!

The Festival which provides all the fodder for the mind and also for the soul— The 8th D D Kosambi Festival of Ideas, which hosts best of minds... ...

http://www.navhindtimes.in/d-d-kosambi-festival-of-ideas-is-here/
Organic Fertilisers Pose Toxic Threat

KANNUR: The failure to introduce a credible system to check the safety of readymade organic fertilisers flooding the market and the shortage of... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/states/kerala/Organic-Fertilisers-Pose-Toxic-Threat/2015/01/31/article2644956.ece

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