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'Our scriptures, they all respect nature: Bhoomi, Prithvi and Dharti Mata'

'Respect nature, working with (it) rather than against it.' IMAGE: Dr Rattan Lal, winner of thr 2020 World Food Prize. Photograph: Kind courtesy Worldfoodprize.org   Dr Rattan Lal, a soil......

Full text of Modi's address to US Congress

Here’s the full text of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s address to the United States Congress. IMAGE: Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses a joint meeting of Congress in the House......

What The World Needs: A Fellowship of Minds

'They don't always agree with our governments, their teachers or their parents, but it is the conviction of their ideas, and their determination to share them with the world that, I believe, is one......

India-born scientist wins 2014 World Food Prize

India-born plant scientist Sanjaya Rajaram has been named the winner of the $250,000 World Food Prize for his breakthrough achievement in increasing global wheat production by more than 200 million......

Prime Minister's Independence Day Address

Following is the text of Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh's address from the ramparts of Red Fort on the occasion of Independence Day:"Dear citizens, I greet you on the 63rd anniversary of our......

Why Dr Kurien Deserves The Bharat Ratna

It is largely due to his vision and efforts that we have almost quadrupled our per capita milk availability in the last 40 years, points out Shailesh Dobhal. IMAGE: Dr Verghese Kurien cuts a cake......

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......

Obama names Indian American to senior trade post

Nearly six months after he nominated Dr Islam A 'Isi' Siddiqui to be the chief agricultural negotiator at the office of the US Trade Representative, US President Barack Obama -- fed up with what......

Gates eyes a greener revolution

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundationsaid on Thursday that the next round of green revolution on the lines of those in India in 60s should be greener than the first. "The next Green Revolution has to......

Siddiqui is Obama's chief agricultural negotiator

Islam A 'Isi' Siddiqui has been nominated by US President Barack Obama to be the Chief Agricultural Negotiator at the Office of the US Trade Representative Siddiqui, in his new role, will now......

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Coming to India and making

Success in manufacturing is not just about being cheap - cheap labour, cheap land, cheap power...
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