This may not be good news for the Mango lovers. The chemical calcium caribide used for ripening of the king of fruits is carcinogenic and thus the final product is cancerous.

PUNE: Activist Anna Hazare catapulted into national stardom following his relentless pursuit of the Lokpal Bill, but the unassuming dhoti-clad social worker has been a star in his state, and village, for a long time now.

Fifty-year-old Maruti Auti recalls the days when villagers in Ahmednagar's Ralegan Siddhi, 80 km from Pune, lived in abject poverty over three decades ago.

LUCKNOW: Scientists, academicians and mango workers will deliberate on augmenting production and utilisation of mango at Central Institute of Subtropical Horticulture (CISH) during a four-day global conference from June 21 to 24. The conference will focus on 'mango for healthcare and livelihood'. India has more than 1,000 mango varieties growing.

AHMEDABAD: At a time when Sanand is poised to become country's auto hub, farmers in the region are trying to make a mark in the agriculture sector.
Through a project supported by the state horticulture department, farmers have got positive results in growing Kesar mango.

Kesar mango trees have been planted in nearly 14 hectors of land in various parts of Sanand up to Viramgam.

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Noor Jahan is a rare variety of mango grown only in the Katthiwara area of Alirajpur district, which shares its boundaries with Gujarat.

Unlike the dainty image the name evokes, the Noor Jahan variety is all about size.

Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan was presented mangoes of rare species by Tribal Welfare Minister Kunwar Vijay Shah on Monday.

No survey work till final decision is taken, says farmer leaders
The Land Owners Federation of Highway Corridor demanded that a compensation of ` 1.5 crore per acre should be given to those farmers who lose their land for the proposed NICE project on Bangalore-Mysore Highway.

The farmer leaders who put forth their demand in the meeting chaired by Deputy Commissioner P C Jaffer here on Monday.

Poisonous mangoes harmful to human body are randomly selling in all posh and kitchen markets in city and rural hat and bazaars, different sources said. Yellow coloured ripe mangoes are available in different areas of the city and these mangoes were riped through mixing "carbaid' chemical powder which is very much harmful for health.

Ranchi, May 16: The king of fruits has finally conquered Lohardaga, Latehar, Gumla and West Singhbhum.

For the first time this year, mango trees planted by the state government under National Horticulture Mission (NHM) have borne a large number of fruits, promising a bumper crop.

Sharad Pawar To send expert panel for effects on fisheries, mangoes.
While reiterating his earlier support for the Jaitapur nuclear project in Maharashtra