Organic farming tea especially in the Darjeeling gardens is fast gaining ground. Apart from clinching better export deals in the European market, such kind of farming has helped in the retention of

The energy scenario in Bihar seems to be going from bad to worse. Since indepandence, the installed capacity in India has increased manifold (from 1,362 mw in 1947 to 90,000 mw today) its per capita

The Prime Minister, Mr A B Vajpayee, today called for greater co-ordination amongst ministries to clear the existing bottlenecks in the power sector and has urged the finance and power ministry to

The government has earmarked Rs 7 crore during the current financial year for improving production, productivity and purity of cotton. The project to improve cotton production and quality will be

Rain has eased a drought in parts of northern and northeastern China, bringing welcome relief to winter wheat crops and aiding spring planting, officials said on Thursday. Rain in April has brought

The government is preparing a draft act to treat Darjeeling tea as a geographic indicator to prevent other countries from patenting it or claiming to sell the premium tea variety, a commerce ministry

The European Union which funded an Aravalli Project during 1990-98 with financial support to the tune of 23.2 million ECUs (one ECU being equal to Rs 43) has now extended the support base for

The Apollo group sponsored 330 mw gasbased power project at Pillaipermalnallur is expected to achieve financial closure within the next two

The BJP-led government is likely to introduce a bill in Parliament for protecting farmers rights on patents, minister of state for agriculture Som Pal said. Pal was also of the opinion that the World

The Madhya Pradesh government on Monday announced its new granite policy, allowing the mine lease holders to sell more raw granite every year. Making a suo moto statement in the assembly state