Science  /  Published 14.01.19

Little field mouse spotted in Ladakh

Scientists have for the first time spotted the little Indian field mouse in farms and granaries in the cold, high-altitude region of Ladakh and called for surveillance and management of this crop pest...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 02.01.19

Small unit exports to get interest subsidy

The government on Wednesday decided to provide an interest subsidy of 3 per cent to merchant exporters on shipments of products from MSMEs and labour intensive units.“The proposal will entail benefi...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 21.12.18

PM needs magic wand for irrigation promises

In its 2014 election manifesto, the Bharatiya Janata Party promised to “increase irrigated land [by] completing the long pending irrigation projects on priority”. The prime minister, too, has repe...
By Nilesh Jain

Opinion  /  Published 10.05.19

Govt optimism on economy not matched by facts

The Indian economy has started to judder again and although it is still too early to read in the trends an affirmation of a pan-industry slowdown, there are clearly some very worrying signs. There has...
By The Editorial Board

Jharkhand  /  Published 05.05.19

Fellowship for young agents of change

To encourage students to bring about a positive change in the society, Tarapore School is organising the Young Leaders Fellowship Programme for the second year in a row. Over 200 students of classes X...
By Our Correspondent in Jamshedpur


Opinion  /  Published 15.04.19

Modern hysterectomy, primitive poverty

After all, it is not genital mutilation. Or vagina sealing. Those are some of the agonizing traditional rituals for girls in various countries intended to make them attractive to men and sexually fait...
By The Editorial Board

North East  /  Published 04.04.19

Hope binds Majuli monks and Dhola victims’ kin

There was a ray of hope for bhakats (monks), cutting across age groups and living for decades at some of the prominent xatras (Vaishnavite monasteries) in Majuli, when Sarbananda Sonowal became the ch...
By Gaurav Das in Majuli

India  /  Published 02.05.20

PM Modi discusses reforms in agriculture sector

Amid coronavirus-induced lockdown, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday deliberated on ways to reform the agriculture sector with emphasis on agriculture marketing, access of farmers to institutio...
in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 01.12.18

Sensors to gauge plant emotions? Why not, say schoolkids

How are your plants feeling today? Believe it or not, students of a steel city school can tell you via emoticons.A day after the first Jharkhand global agri and food summit ended in Ranchi, bright stu...
By Our Correspondent in Jamshedpur

Business  /  Published 29.11.18

Jaitley pitches for federal healthcare body

Finance minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday pitched for a federal institution, similar to the GST Council, in healthcare and agriculture as the schemes for these sectors face resistance from states beca...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi


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