Ever since mango trees began flowering in both western and eastern Uttar Pradesh this season, farmers as well as scientists at the Central Institute of Subtropical Horticulture (CISH), Lucknow, are working overtime to save the crop.

In the districts of Sandila, Barabanki, Malihabad in Lucknow, Saharanpur and Muzaffarnagar, scientists are helping farmers in pest management.

Starting March, CI

Poplar (Populus deltoides) has gained considerable importance in agroforestry plantations of western Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Haryana, Punjab, and Jammu and Kashmir due to its deciduous nature, fast growth, short rotation and high industrial requirement.

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Planting trees outside forests will be an additional source of raising forest cover. However, there is large disparity within the farmer communities for tree planting at their farm at regional scale. This study has considered addressing the issue of adaptation of tree planting in two regions of UP for comparison. These are the western region with high density of tree plantation at farm; and Eastern region with low density.

New Delhi: Once the biggest recycler of electronic waste in the country, Delhi is now the biggest scrap market for it.

Worse To Come As Weatherman Predicts More Rain Ahead
New Delhi: The mercury dived dramatically across north India on Sunday, producing a cold snap that killed at least four people in separate places in Uttar Pradesh. One person died in Delhi.

Officials said the dead included two minors and identified one of the four as Munshi Ram (50) in UP

The Saharanpur police recovered 25 quintal horns of wild animals from a godown in Kutubsher police circle on Tuesday. However, the godown's owner managed to escape.

According to reports, the police were tipped-off that Babu, a native of Gulkambo village in Mandi police circle, was engaged in wildlife smuggling.

The agitation over sugar prices

The environmental implications of rainfall pattern in the recharge of groundwater system of Saharanpur regionl located in Uttar Pradesh, have been discussed. The mathematical analysis of rainfall variation of Saharanpur district for a period of 25 years (1982-2006) displays a fairly good range from 497.70 to 1566.10 mm with an annual average rainfall value of 1058.82 mm.

Atiq Khan Nearly 99 lakh families living below the poverty line (BPL) in Uttar Pradesh can look forward to getting quality medical care under the Rashtriya Swasthya Bima Yojana (RSBY) in hospitals of their choice, including private nursing homes, from this coming July 1. A memorandum of understanding to this effect was signed between the Union Government and the UP Government on Friday. The signatories to the MoU were the Director-General, Union Labour and Employment Ministry, Anil Swaroop, and Principal Secretary in the State Rural Development Department, J. N. Chamber.

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