Indrani Roy/Rediff.com 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 speaks to the farmers of Khentia village in Kharagpur. Jagannath Das, a farmer in his late 40s was surveying a farmland at Khentia village in Kharagpur. The summer sun was merciless. With the mercury at cruel 42 degrees, Das was sweating profusely but was smiling a happy smile. “Five years ago, we ... Rediff.com, 2 days ago
IIT leads the way to a 'green revolution' - Times of India, 1 month ago
People queue up to cast their votes in Paradip. Telegraph picture Bhubaneswar, April 7: The fate of 469 candidates was sealed in the electronic voting machines (EVMs) as 72 per cent voters turned out at the polling booths in eight civic bodies ...Calcutta Telegraph, 1 month ago
The New York-based Sikhs For Justice has sought a court order directing US Secretary of State John Kerry to designate the RSS a 'Foreign Terrorist Organisation,' which Preet Bharara says the US government intends to move to dismiss. Opposing a writ of mandamus filed by the New York-based Sikhs For Justice, seeking a court order directing United States Secretary of State John Kerry to designate the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh a 'Foreign Terrorist Organisation,' Preet Bharara, the US Attorney ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
The US has told a court in New York that it intends to move for dismissal of a lawsuit for declaring the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) as a "terror group" while seeking time till April 14 to do so. In a motion filed on Tuesday before judge ...India Today, 2 months ago
CHENNAI: The NDA government would consider the demand for Indian citizenship for Sri Lankan refugees if the Tamil Nadu government recommended it, said Union minister of state for home affairs Kiren Rijiju on Tuesday. Rijiju, who visited a refugee ...Times of India, 2 months ago
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