Breeding and health management in dairy

[hindu] Breeding and health management are the two key points for dairying to be profitable. There are two ways to increase the breeding efficiency of buffalo and cows. First is selection of genetically superior females, free from any reproductive and systemic diseases, and no physical abnormalities, having yearly calving, good

Kharif rice output projected to drop to 92.32 mn tonnes: Govt

[hindu] But total foodgrain output was estimated at 128.20 million tonnes Country’s rice production is projected to drop to 92.32 million tonnes in the kharif season this year due to deficient rains in some states, but the overall foodgrain output is estimated to rise marginally to 129.32 million tonnes in

Folklore varsity to document indigenous farming methods

[hindu] Even as agricultural scientists are trying to improve the yield and develop pest-resistant varieties, several farmers have achieved better yields and healthy crops using indigenous methods. And these indigenous methods are practised in a particular region and most often are not passed on to the next generation or to

Empowerment across time and boundaries

[hindu]  The roads may be turning increasingly hostile to the bicycle rider, but in several developing countries, the two-wheeled vehicle continues to be a source of empowerment and liberation to girls and women. The roads may be turning increasingly hostile to the bicycle rider, but in several developing countries, the

Why the land wars won’t end

[hindu] Most of the acquisitions by the Central government and public sector companies in the country’s resource-rich State are under laws that bypass the new land Bill The UPA has claimed the Right to Fair Compensation and Transparency in Land Acquisition, Rehabilitation and Resettlement (LARR) Bill 2013 passed by both

Ms. RUKMANI RIAR Got Upsc CSE Rank 2 without Coaching

MS.RUKMANI RIAR UPSC all-India second topper Rukmani Riar did not believe in coaching and cracked the exam in her first attempt. She tells us how she did it. Ever since the UPSC results were announced, Rukmani Riar’s phone hasn’t stopped ringing. Although Chandigarh-born Rukmani has received gold medals for her