KVIC has argued that khadi is a specific type of product created by a specific process, which is different from factory-made cotton garments.
The survey results suggest that coffee cultivation in the Western Ghats has not been inimical to the ecosystem or the endemic avian population.
A shock sweep by a party backed by former President Mahinda Rajapakse has raised the spectre of the Sri Lankan government collapsing. Here is why India is watching the situation with concern.
In a regulatory filing last week, Punjab National Bank reported a Rs 11,394 crore fraud involving billionaire jeweller Nirav Modi. The government has ordered a probe by agencies such as the CBI, Enforcement Directorate and the Income-Tax Department.
Norovirus is highly contagious, and can be transmitted through contaminated food, water, and surfaces. The primary route is oral-faecal.
The Cauvery water dispute was adjudicated by the Cauvery Water Disputes Tribunal (CWDT) in 2007. The tribunal’s order was challenged by Tamil Nadu and Karnataka.
The chief of the Prime Minister’s Economic Advisory Council Bibek Debroy has now presented a paper saying the policy of 100 per cent electrification needs more study.
For India, with the passage of time, priorities of engagement with Iran, too, have changed. Now, the main pillar of engagement is connectivity.
According to the paper, malacidins are “a distinctive class of antibiotics that are commonly encoded in soil microbiomes but have never been reported in culture-based NP (Natural Products) discovery efforts”.
PNB has alleged that two employees had “fraudulently issued Letters of Undertaking (LoUs) and transmitted SWIFT instructions to the overseas branches of Indian Banks” to raise buyers credit for companies of billionaire diamond jeweller Nirav Modi without “making entries in the bank system”.
Despite deforestation and human encroachment, the country’s forest cover has remained stable around 20% since Independence. This is because the loss of natural old-growth forests is compensated on paper by expanding monoculture plantations.
Yogi Adityanath’s crackdown on copying has led to Class 10 and 12 students dropping out of Board exams in droves.
Minimum temperatures are likely to come down by 2-3 degrees Celsius in Northwest, Central and Western India over the next 48 hours, the IMD said.
It is easy to see inside several military camps, and the holes in the perimeter walls of many are plugged with iron-sheet jugaad.
While Raman Scattering is a very effective way of gaining some information about the object under observation, it is also an extremely weak phenomenon.