Farm scientists' body demand early govt nod on GM mustard

New Delhi, Jun 5 Agri think-tank NAAS today urged the government to give final nod this year itself to the genetically modified (GM) Dhara Mustard Hybrid-11 (DMH-11) for commercial cultivation and...

Jun 05, 2017 8:04 PM | Newsscroll

Scientists look to develop better varieties of tur dal

New Delhi, May 22 In a big breakthrough, a team of 19 scientists have re-sequenced the genome or DNA of 292 pigeon pea (arhar dal) varieties that would help in development of better varieties of...

May 22, 2017 7:29 PM | Newsscroll

"Post-Mars mission, India at next level of tech ladder"

Bhubaneswar, May 13 After India's successful Mars mission, the country was now on the threshold of climbing the next level of technology ladder, former ISRO chairman Dr K Radhakrishnan said here...

May 13, 2017 8:32 PM | Newsscroll

Farm scientists shd encourage youths to take up farming:

MohapatraCuttack, Apr 24 Director General of Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) Dr Trilochan Mohapatra has called upon farm scientists to encourage youths to take up farming in large...

Apr 24, 2017 9:53 PM | Newsscroll

Krishi Unnati Mela begins tomorrow

New Delhi, Mar 14 Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh will tomorrow inaugurate a three-day Krishi Unnati Mela for providing information on new farm schemes and technologies that will help farmers...

Mar 14, 2017 9:27 PM | Newsscroll

Develop agri-model to double farmers' income: Min tells ICAR

New Delhi, Feb 14 Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh today asked over 100 ICAR institutes to develop economically feasible models to help farmers double their income.He also exhorted Krishi...

Feb 14, 2017 7:39 PM | Newsscroll