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  • HC stays I&B Ministry’s order on Bigg Boss, issues notice

    The division bench noted that the channel had not been given a chance to present its case. Besides, it observed, that there was merit in the channel’s argument that its advertising deals were dependant on the show being aired in the “prime time”, and hence ministry’s order led to “severe consequences”. The I and B […]

    Greenpeace Co-Founder and Former Leader Commends Asia Pulp & Paper’s Commitment to Sustainability, Social Programs and the Environment

    Canada   -Greenspirit Strategies, the global environmental and sustainability consulting organization led by the co-founder and former leader of Greenpeace, released today its assessment of Asia Pulp & Paper (APP) following an intensive two-week on-the-ground analysis of the company’s Indonesian operations. Greenspirit Strategies’ findings, according to Dr. Patrick Moore, were a surprisingly comprehensive and innovative approach […]

    UP hikes sugarcane prices

    The Uttar Pradesh government on Tuesday announced hiking state advisory price (SAP) of sugarcane by Rs 40 to Rs 205 per quintal for the current crushing season of 2010-2011. “In the interest of the cane farmers, the state cabinet today decided to increase the SAP by Rs 40, thus fixing the price of normal variety […]

    Agriculture sector not immune from the knowledge-centric economy: Vice President

    The Vice President Mr. Hamid Ansari has said that the Gandhigram Rural University represents the best example of  Nai Talim’s ‘work-school’. Over the decades, it has served the needs of the villagers in its neighbourhood and has addressed their concerns. Addressing at the 28th Convocation of Rural University at Dindigul, Tamil Nadu he has said […]

    India’s sugar production to be 25 mn tonnes in 2010-11: Pawar

    Food and Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar expressed confidence that sugar production in India would touch a record 25 million tonnes in the current sugar year, more than the country’s requirement. “On the sugar front too, the news this year is good with record plantation of sugarcane. I am confident of 250 lakh tonnes of sugar […]

    Earthquake counts go up as moon comes closer to earth: BARC

    Seismologists at the Bhabha Atomic Research Centre have found that the earthquake counts go up steadily as the moon comes closer to the Earth (perigee) and also when it is Full Moon. The scientists have also found that major earthquakes occur more in numbers when perigee coincides with Full Moon and New Moon than at […]

    Asteroid ‘influenced evolution’ on Earth

    According to a new study evolution of Ediacarans, some of the earliest complex life on Earth could have been influenced by extreme cold and a giant asteroid impact which caused massive environmental stresses. The Ediacarans are a weird bunch of organisms that included the world’s first large-scale complex life. During the time they lived (635-542 […]

    ITGA: Global Farmer Petition against ‘Devastating’ World Health Organization Proposals Gains Momentum

    United States : Key representatives of tobacco farmer organizations from around the world met in Lexington, Kentucky this week and accused the WHO of complete indifference towards millions of farmers’ and their families’ livelihoods in some of the poorest parts of the world. Eighty percent of the world’s traded tobacco production was represented at this […]

    Govt announces MSP for rabi crops for 2010-11

    The government  announced a marginal hike of Rs 20 a quintal in the support price of wheat to Rs 1,120, but the prices of masoor and gram dals have been raised sharply by up to Rs 380 a quintal to encourage farmers to grow more. The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) on Wednesday approved […]

    UNITAB: European Farmers Call on the EU to Put a Stop to WHO’s Recommendation to Ban Ingredients

    Paris : European tobacco farmers gathered at the 32nd UNITAB Congress in Poland, to call on European authorities to back their farmers and oppose the World Health Organization’s (WHO) proposal to ban ingredients in cigarettes, as well as a set of recommendations on crop diversification. In a Resolution adopted on October 15 by representatives of […]