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  • Murata Manufacturing Conducts Field Trial Utilizing Soil Monitoring System to Visualize the Condition of Agricultural Land

    Kyoto, Japan : Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd. is promoting measures to address salinity impact to agricultural land by conducting field trials utilizing a soil monitoring system that makes it possible to visualize the condition of agricultural land in the Mekong Delta*1 in collaboration with Can Tho University, a national university of Vietnam. The initiative is […]

    IMD working to create models to forecast thunderstorms in advance

    The India Meteorological Department (IMD) and other agencies of the Ministry of Earth Sciences are working to create models to forecast occurrence of thunderstorms six to 12 hours in advance. IMD Additional Director General Mritunjay Mohapatra said, a team of scientists of the deparment, the Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology and the National Centre for […]

    Urea fertilizer prices reduced by 11% in UP

    Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Friday reduced the prices of urea fertilizer by 11 per cent in the interest of the farmers. The cut in fertilizer prices will be effective from Saturday. The decrease in prices of Urea is due to reduction in additional VAT levied on natural gas. State Government spokesperson said […]

    Cold wave conditions intensify in many parts of India

    Cold wave conditions have intensified in many parts of India. In Himachal Pradesh, the plains of Una district remained colder than Shimla yesterday. The Meteorological Department said the minimum temperature in the state capital was recorded at 3.7 degrees Celsius while it settled at 2.5 degrees Celsius in Una. Manali was shivering at the freezing […]

    Royal Bengal Tiger caught on camera forest in Sikkim

    A Royal Bengal Tiger has been caught in a camera trap laid by forest officials in Sikkim. Divisional Forest Officer  of East Wildlife Division, Dechen Lachungpa, said history has  been created with the first-ever camera footage of a Tiger roaming in the forests of Pangolakha Wildlife Sanctuary in East Sikkim. The DFO said the camera […]

    Planting roadside hedges may combat pollution exposure: Study

    New Delhi :Researchers from the University of Surrey including one of Indian origin in the UK have found planting roadside hedges, rather than just relying on trees, can most effectively reduce pollution exposure from cars in near-road environments. They found that roadsides that only had hedges were the most effective at reducing pollution exposure, cutting […]

    North India continues to reel under intense cold wave conditions

    North India continues to reel under fog and intense cold wave conditions. Many parts of the region are experiencing sub zero temperature. In Uttar Pradesh, Muzaffarnagar continues to be the coldest place in state recording the lowest temperature of 1 degree Celsius while Agra recorded 2.7 degree, 5 degrees below normal. Our correspondent has the […]

    Cold wave conditions likely to continue in many parts of India

    Cold wave conditions in north, west and central India are expected to continue for 3-4 days. Talking to corespondent  Met official Charan Singh said that prevailing cold wave condition is likely to continue in Punjab, Rajasthan, and Haryana and is expected to extend in the areas of Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Saurashtra and Kutch. He said, […]

    Protected Cultivation will make Agriculture Lucrative for Farmers

    By Sachin Murdeshwar Mumbai: Agriculture plays a vital role in India’s economy with over 58% of the rural households depending on agriculture and contributing around 17-18% to the country’s GDP. Protected Cultivation is a new age farming technique and plays a critical role in the road map of actualizing Honorable Prime Minister’s vision of ‘Doubling […]

    FMC Corporation takes legal action against patent violators in India, interim injunction granted by High Court

    Hyderabad: FMC Corporation, an agricultural sciences company, has filed a patent infringement suit against two local pesticides formulators. The suit was filed for infringement of patent rights in India covering FMC’s innovative molecule Chlorantraniliprole (brand name “Rynaxypyr®”).  On Monday, December 17, the Delhi High Court granted FMC an interim injunction against the companies and their […]