In an ironic twist to the fight over Basmati, the US agro company RiceTec, says it has been guided by Indian research, particularly by IARI national professor and renowned rice breeder E A

The draft Bills to introduce the new agriculture policy and Plan Varieties Protection (PVP) Act remained elusive in yet another session of Parliament despite promises by Union minister of state for

The textile ministry is likely to shortly grant a 10 per cent external market assistance (EMA) on the newly launched environment-friendly hydrocarbon free (HCF) jute bags.

Scores of endangered spotted and hog deer from the Kaziranga National Park in Assam are ending up steaming on plates on roadside food stalls closer to the Wildlife sanctuary. The delicacies served in

The cost of rural electricity is always over-estimated and state electricity boards pass off large-scale systems losses and power thefts as agricultural losses. The value added by 1 kwh of

The Gujarat government has decided to drop its ambitious small capacity and barge mounted power projects, and approached the central government to reallocate naphtha to four public sector companies

A recent decision by the Tamil Nadu government to permit tariff-based negotiations for selecting developers for energy projects based on municipal solid waste (MSW) has breathed fresh life into two

Work for the Rs 700-crore gas turbine based power plant at Indraprastha Estate is likely to commence on October 2, Delhi chief minister Sahib Singh Varma said on Friday.

In a major breakthrough in disease management, the tea research institute of the Upasi has developed a computerised model to forecast 'blister blight' infection in tea leaves. The model can predict

The government today decided to clear grant of import licence for vitamin-B1 bulk drug on actual user basis. An official release said quantity of imports of this bulk drug will be based on the past