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  • Tuesday, November, 2019| Today's Market | Current Time: 07:56:54
  • We need to plant 4 billion trees every year for the next 10 years

    Chennai:  Every minute we lose forest cover equivalent to 36 football fields. This means 13 million hectares of forest land disappear every year, an area equivalent to the size of Greece. The consequences are doubly negative for our planet: deforestation accounts for about 17% of Climate Change. The loss of forests has more impact on greenhouse emissions than the […]

    Collecting and baling straw, rather than burning it, can help fix northern India’s severe air pollution problems

    New Delhi: The critical issues surrounding air pollution in northern India and New Delhi in recent weeks have shed further light on the need for immediate action to preserve air quality. Initiatives led by New Holland Agriculture and its parent Company, CNH Industrial, are demonstrating that straw management techniques could help solve some of the severe […]

    Air quality of Delhi drops to season’s worst after Diwali

    The air quality of Delhi dropped to the season’s worst on the morning after Diwali. A thin layer of toxic haze hung over Delhi in the morning and the overall air quality index stood at 346, which falls under the very poor category. However, according to government agencies, the situation was still better than the last […]

    Kaziranga National Park re-opens for visitors

    The world heritage site Kaziranga National Park in Assam re-opened for visitors today after the annual monsoon closure. Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal ceremoniously declared Bagori and Kohora Range of the park open for tourists. Speaking on the occasion, he said the State government has taken numerous steps for beautification, conservation and development of the park. […]

    WTO to host first World Cotton Day celebrations in Geneva

    World Trade Organisation, WTO will host the first World Cotton Day (WCD) celebrations in Geneva today. This event stems from the application by the Cotton-4 countries (Benin, Burkina Faso, Chad and Mali) to the United Nations General Assembly for its official recognition of a World Cotton Day, reflecting the importance of cotton as a global […]

    “Water conservation should be priority”: Parameswaran Iyer

    Mumbai : Parameswaran Iyer, Secretary Department of Drinking Water and Sanitation, Ministry of Jal Shakti, talked about how Indian villages lack clean water and what could be done to provide clean drinking water to the villagers at the India Today Conclave Mumbai 2019. He also pointed that technology could be used to create awareness on […]

    Global Tiger Day being observed today; PM to release report on conservation of national animal

    Global Tiger Day is being celebrated across the world today. This day is observed every year to create awareness about tiger conservation and protection of natural habitat of tigers. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will release the results of the fourth cycle of the All India Tiger Estimation in New Delhi. The Tiger Estimation exercise is […]

    HRDS INDIA launched Karshaka project at Attappady

    ‘A REVOLUTIONARY STEP TO UPLIFT THE TRIBAL COMMUNITIES IN INDIA’ Attappady: Manifestly, tribal in our country are wrapped with unbounded difficulties. One such specimen of a miserable and dreary lifestyle of tribes can be found in a small region of Attappady, Kerala. These tribes belong to a dejected sect where plight of women and children […]

    Cattle Facial Recognition – a breakthrough technology by MoooFarm solving India’s key challenge of cattle identification

    By Sachin Murdeshwar Mumbai: World Bank’s Global Index Insurance Facility (GIIF) hosted the Agriculture Insuretech Innovation Challenge in association with Sankalp Forum, an initiative of Intellecap Advisory Services. The Grand challenge was held on 8th-9th of July in Mumbai and saw world’s most promising agriculture insure tech entrepreneurs showcasing their business to investors, corporates, DFIs […]

    Promoting healthy poultry farming in India can have lasting impact on human

    Hyderabad: Rising demand for meat and eggs and a resultant turn towards intensive poultry production has in recent decades given rise to a number of health and environmental concerns that pose a challenge to the poultry industry.Bacterial disease causes huge economic losses while resulting in environmental waste and threat to human health. The solution lies in innovation to […]