Lifting of curbs on rubber imports to affect small farmers

The eriophyid mite has a field day, while officials sleep tight. The pest attack was first reported in 2000, when a farmer from the Puri district became quizzical about a white powder sprinkled around his trees

Sabarimala bursting at the seams with devotees but environmental concerns ignored

Going thirsty in the Kerala backwaters

When bad management and increasing demand for inland fish led to plummeting stocks, fishing villages around the Ashtamudi estuary in Kollam district, Kerala, have come up with their own solution. Fisherfolk, now earmark a certain area of the estuary to al