The Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) plans to expand institute-village linkage programme (IVLP) to 70 centres in the next five years.

Agricultural extension services in the country will be stepped up with commencement of the $239 million World Bank funded national agricultural technology project (NATP) from April

It is boom time for the small and medium size (upto three star) hoteliers in Puri, the temple town of Orissa. Tourists from across the country and abroad perennially throng this historic city,known

The PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry (Phdcci) has urged the government to expedite the setting up of central and state electricity regulatory commisions to bring about stability in the power

The Ninth Plan document calls for an annual growth rate of 4.5 per cent in agriculture and allied activities excluding forestry with an investment of Rs 2,20,206 crore at 1996-97 prices. The document

The Vizhingam Research Division of the Central Marine Fisheries Research Insitutue (CMFRI) has developed a new farming procedure for multi-crop system for cultivating pearls, mussels, dinifishes,

The country's first genetically engineered hepatitis-B vaccine produced and developed by Hyderabad-based Shantha biotecnics was commercially marketed on

The Assam government has proposed to reopen the 44 plywood factories of the state, lying closed since December 1996 on a phased manner by re-locating them under specific zones, state industries

The agriculture ministry plans to take action against mosquito mat manufacturers who have violated the Insecticide Act, 1968 by allegedly using perfumes not mentioned in their Registration

The new variety of barley christened as "Vijay M 130" evolved by United Breweries (UB) is being viewed as major break-through in malt research. After its successful cultivation at Ugar, Karnataka