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Scientists develop rice that wouldn’t take arsenic from soil

High concentrations of arsenic, a highly toxic element, in soil and water of Indo-Gangetic plains have always been a cause of concern for the people of the region. Times of India, 2 weeks ago

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Indiatimes, 3 months ago

India's agricultural output is too skewed towards rice and wheat

(3 minutes ago) With farmers in the fertile Indo-Gangetic plains of Punjab, Haryana and western UP concentrating on rice and wheat, India's output has become skewed in favour of these two crops. » View on web You Might Like Other recent news ...
 NewsR.in1 month ago

Heating up again

ByMunir Akram As an extreme summer engulfs the Indo-Gangetic plane, the political temperature is also rising. The Indian defence minister's extraordinary statement about fighting terror with terror amounts to an open admission of ...
 South Asia Monitor1 month ago

Bihar planning survey of Gangetic dolphins

Patna, July 14 (IANS) Bihar is planning to start a unified survey of Gangetic dolphins this year as a part of its conservation efforts, officials said on Tuesday. The Gangetic dolphin, an endangered species, is India's national aquatic animal. ...
 Chennai Online2 weeks ago

Gujarat, MP, Odisha to have heavy rainfall: IMD

New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) There will be heavy rainfall in parts of Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh and Odisha over the next three days, the weather department forecast on Tuesday. "Heavy to very heavy rainfall at a few places over south Rajasthan during ...
 Chennai Online10 hours ago

Consumers are taking a big bite out of the Earth'

Every meal we eat costs the planet 10kgs of soil, 800 litres of fresh water and 1.3 litres of diesel fuel, says science writer Julian Cribb. That's what it takes to feed the typical person for just one meal and when you multiply it by 7.3 ...
 Rural News2 days ago HortNZ Hears Consumers Are Taking A Big Bite Out Of The Earth  Global FoodMate21 hours ago Every meal we eat 'costs the planet 10 kgs of soil' (Fuseworks)  Yahoo! News Australia5 days ago

Full transcript: Shashi Tharoor on politics, Macaulayputras and the Sunanda investigation

Away from the media scrum that often follows him, Congress leader, author and Lok Sabha MP from Thiruvananthapuram, Shashi Tharoor opened up on many issues -- personal and professional and musical -- at the Firstpost Salon on 13 July in Mumbai. ...
 Firstpost.com3 days ago
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York scientist at UN summit on farm emissions

An environmental scientist from the Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI) at the University of York contributed to an event at the Milan World EXPO organised by the EU Joint Re Centre in collaboration with scientists from the United Nations Economic ...
 Noodls4 days ago

Khabar Lahariya and Saumya Tewari: Mathuranpura and the worst groundwater crisis

Here in Mahoba, one of India's 250 poorest districts in one of its poorest states, the neighbourhood of Mathuranpura is considered particularly poor: it is home to 1,000 Dalits and where few things are as exclusionary as access to water. None of ...
 The Gulf Today2 weeks ago Mathuranpura and the world's worst groundwater crisis (Special to IANS)  Chennai Online2 weeks ago

What triggered India's first stock market crash 150 years ago?

The New Oriental Bank and Share Market, Bombay, from The Illustrated London News, 1865 Cowasji Jehanghir Readymoney was unhappy. Bank of Bombay, of which he was director, was increasingly gravitating towards laxity. It wanted to lend against the ...
 Business Standard India2 weeks ago
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