OUAT releases little millet variety with stronger quality, gets three patents 

The scientists have also developed a bullock operated pearl millet thresher-cum-cleaner and a bullock drawn four-row seed drill for millets.

published on : 26th December 2022

Satyajit Ray’s 'Pather Panchali' in Variety’s ‘100 Greatest Movies Of All Time’ list 

“Restrained but also universally relatable, the Bengali filmmaker’s debut is the first of those three movies, which put Indian cinema on the international art-house map.

published on : 23rd December 2022

Agriculture scientists hailed for making India a food bowl

State Agriculture Minister Kakani Govardhan Reddy said ANGRAU has been playing a key role in the development of the farm sector in the State.

published on : 17th November 2022

Mamata urges Modi for 20 percent customs duty exemption for 'Gobindobhog' rice 

In the letter, Banerjee addressed Modi as 'sir' and asked him "to kindly issue necessary instructions" in this regard.

published on : 2nd November 2022

Apart from seeds, we need more support from TN government as well: Traditional paddy farmers

However, farmers have said that they need more support from the government in the form of direct procurement centres and machinery to carry out traditional paddy farming.

published on : 30th September 2022

Fifty shades of pink, and lots more

Paddy fields have now turned a pink carpet, and the annual Ambal Fest is on till October.

published on : 15th September 2022

Not many takers for subsidised seeds, Odisha farmers switch to high breed variety

In comparison, farmers only pay Rs 1,800 per quintal of high-breed seeds directly from the market.

published on : 27th June 2022

Petra Kvitova reaches Eastbourne semis to bolster Wimbledon build-up

Kvitova, who won Wimbledon in 2011 and 2014, is using the WTA Tour event on England's south coast to warm up for her grass-court title bid.

published on : 24th June 2022

1 officer, 3 posts: Aparajita flags ‘serious impropriety’

The Bhubaneswar MP, however, avoided commenting on Puri’s BJP MLA Jayanta Sarangi, who has been facing criticism within the party, for his alleged support to the project.

published on : 17th May 2022

Woman farmer from Odisha's Jagatsinghpur secures rights over fragrant paddy variety 

The variety can be grown in both kharif and rabi seasons, claims the progressive farmer who has been focusing on introducing new fragrant paddy varieties in Jagatsinghpur.

published on : 15th May 2022

MP wheat demand shoots up globally amid Russia-Ukraine crisis

Narwal said that 1.76 lakh tonnes of wheat was exported from the state during the last marketing season, whereas about 2.5 lakh tonnes of what has been exported in the last one month alone.

published on : 25th April 2022

Hike in freight charges likely to hit mango exports from Chittoor district

The freight charges for the export of mangoes to foreign countries have gone up to Rs 5.70 lakh per tonne this year from Rs 2.70 lakh last year.

published on : 25th April 2022

Olivia Rodrigo drops and breaks her Grammy, recreating Taylor Swift's Grammys 2010 moment

As per Variety, while posing for pictures after the show ended, the pop star dropped one of her awards on the ground, which broke in half.

published on : 5th April 2022

Telangana: Feast on pink and yellow tomatoes soon, courtesy Wanaparthy genetics professor

The professor has also developed a variety of red amaranth (thotakura), which is a high-yielding variety and contains anthocyanin pigment. 

published on : 21st March 2022

Press freedom continues its downward trend across the globe: UN

From  2016  to the end of  2021, 455  journalists were killed for their work or while on the job, according to UNESCO's Freedom of expression and MediaDevelopment Global Report 2021/2022.

published on : 17th March 2022

Brexits? Andy Murray absence puts Wimbledon spotlight on unheralded Brits

Andy Murray's shock absence put the spotlight on his fellow Britons as the grass-court Grand Slam got underway on Monday.

published on : 2nd July 2018