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Agriculture

Plotting the future: the ‘seed guardians’ bringing variety to UK gardens

Gardeners in the UK are doing their bit to expand the range of plant seeds for a richer and more diverse future Words and photographs It’s a fine, crisp day and the first frost of the season, a significant occasion for any gardener and one that has not gone unnoticed by the seed guardians of […]

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India

Amid pollution threat, ASI to set up weather stations with Isro at key sites

The automated weather stations (AWS), which will be set up with help from the Indian Space Research Organisation, will have advanced instruments that gauge pollution and weather phenomenon. To facilitate this, ASI has mooted a proposal to strengthen its science department, based in Dehradun, and earmarked Rs 16 crore for it. Original article is located […]

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Climate

Late rainy season reliably predicts drought in regions prone to food insecurity

The onset date of the yearly rainy season reliably predicts if seasonal drought will occur in parts of Sub-Saharan Africa that are particularly vulnerable to food insecurity, and could help to mitigate its effects. Original article published on Read More

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Energy

Cabinet approves MoU with Uzbekistan for cooperation in solar energy

The Union Cabinet on Wednesday gave ex-post facto approval to a memorandum of understanding (MoU) between India and Uzbekistan for cooperation in the Original article is located at: Read More

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India

Farm bills have potential to represent significant step forward for agriculture reforms in India:IMF

The IMF believes the farm bills passed by the Indian govt have the potential to represent a significant step forward for agricultural reforms, but a social safety net is needed to protect those who might be adversely impacted during the transition to the new system, a spokesperson of the global lender said. This can be […]

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India

Farmer’s protest | Farmers burn agriculture law copies in ‘Lohri bonfire’

Several batches of farmers in tractor-trolleys continue to head for Delhi to participate in proposed Republic Day ‘tractor parade’. Original article is located at: Read More

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India

District headquarters in Rajasthan to be developed as green energy cities

State will install 30,000 MW power production capacity through solar energy by 2024-25, says Minister. Original article is located at: Read More

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Climate

Earth to reach temperature tipping point in next 20 to 30 years, new study finds

An international team looked at 20 years of data from throughout the world and found that record-breaking temperatures are contributing to a significant decrease in plants’ ability to absorb human-caused carbon emissions. Original article published on Read More

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Waste

Flashing plastic ash completes recycling

A new flash graphene process, adapted to convert worthless pyrolyzed plastic ash, could be used to strengthen concrete and toughen plastics used in medicine, energy and packaging applications. Original article published on Read More

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India

Rajasthan districts’ headquarters to be developed as green energy cities

State will install 30,000 MW power production capacity through solar energy by 2024-25, says Minister. Original article is located at: Read More

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