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Seeds of Hope

January 23, 2020 7:44 am

India’s premier farm research and education institute has a full-time director after nearly four years.

After a year, Pusa Institute gets a head

August 29, 2015 4:02 am

IARI’s last director H S Gupta retired last year on August 7, having been on extension after the completion of his five-year term on March 31, 2014.

Rice shellers refuse to procure paddy,mandis to bear the brunt

October 10, 2012 1:28 am

With rice sheller owners refusing to lift procured paddy,by next week,mandis across the state will be flooded with harvested grain.

PU fails to update intranet portal launched in 2008

August 25, 2012 1:25 am

The Panjab University administration introduced a campus online intranet portal for its teaching and non-teaching staff in 2008,which is finally in its final stages.

Ray of hope

June 04, 2011 12:02 am

Controlled application of gamma rays on fruits and vegetables increases their shelf-life,reduces spoilage — an answer to post-harvest storage problems

Saina by his side,it’s Father’s Day for Dr Harvir Singh at work

July 02, 2010 1:01 am

He was the last guest of honour to get onto the dias,his hands folded high above his forehead,in front of a packed symposium in the main auditorium of the Indian Council of Agricultural Research,Pusa.

Basmati paddy prices jump 20-25% in Punjab,Haryana

November 27, 2009 2:38 pm

After remaining placid for some time,the price of basmati paddy in Punjab and Haryana have shot up by 20-25 per cent on the back of rising domestic demand and hoarding of the crop by big farmers.