Category: Environment

Environment

“RFIS helps overcoming farming blues”

Economic viability of vegetable farming depends on the quality of saplings. However, a host of reasons that include pest attack,…

3 weeks ago

‘Aspirational Districts ride digitization wave’

Amid initial reluctance over some clauses attached by NITI Aayog, the state government finally agreed to be part of the…

2 months ago

Everything about Kerala floods

  With hundreds killed and lakhs rendered homeless, "God's own country" Kerala is facing one of the worst floods of…

2 months ago

Digitisation set to change farmers’ life

When most parts of western Odisha continue to reel under extensive crop loss triggered by massive pest attack shooting up…

2 months ago

Workers of closed tea gardens struggle to make a living

Sali Ram finds it difficult to hide his poverty under his tattered clothes. Clearly undernourished, the 52-year-old worker at the…

3 months ago

Why do villagers often ignore obvious yet valuable things?

In spite of increasing population pressure, a substantial number of rural households have some land around their dwellings. A majority…

3 months ago

Kerala village breaks new ground in sustainable living

At a time when excessive use of fertilizers and pesticides has become the norm in agriculture across India, a small…

4 months ago

Spotting the elusive Indus river dolphin

May,25 2018 In the first ever survey of the Indus river dolphin in India, a number of the rare creatures…

5 months ago

Drumstick cultivation boosts farm incomes in drought-prone Solapur

Solapur, Maharashtra, May 22 2018  Perfectly adapted to dry land farming, the nutrient-rich moringa has become the crop of choice…

5 months ago

Water level drops in 91 major reservoirs: Details

  Water storage level of India's 91 major reservoirs have dropped to 20% of their storage capacity, shows government data.…

5 months ago