Sports tournament in Jorhat brings together players from across the country

Sports can play an important role in bringing people together and fostering better understanding. Young sports enthusiasts from across the country recently came together in Assam`s Jorhat district for the 15th All India Agriculture University Games and Sports Tournament.

Anwar pitches for robust regulatory system for GM crops

Emphasising on the role of biotechnology in improving farm yields, Union Minister of State for Agriculture Tariq Anwar Tuesday said there is a need for "robust" regulatory system to address the safety concerns.

NDRI produces cloned calf from murrah buffalo breed

The National Dairy Research Institute has successfully cloned the fifth buffalo calf, this time from high-yielding murrah buffalo breed.

ICAR seeks funds to set up rice mill for Goa tribal farmers

Goa`s tribal farmers may be able to double their profits from rice cultivation by doing away with the traditional way of paddy processing with the help of India`s premier agriculture research institute.

Goa`s Feni manufacturing process to be patented

Researchers and producers in the coastal state are now trying to patent the process to manufacture the local brew - feni.

Over 500 new species of insects identified in last eight years

More than 500 new species of insects have been identified and 10,000 visuals on insect pests documented for the development of multi-media.

Steve Jobs` dream `was to design iCar`

Apple`s visionary co-founder Steve Jobs` final ambition before he died was to see Apple to dominate the roads with its `iCars`.

Decoded chickpea gene could help multiply yield

In a scientific breakthrough that promises improved grain yields, greater drought tolerance and disease resistance, a global research team, including Indian scientists, has completed sequencing of chickpea.

ICAR team to visit Puducherry KVK

A team of Indian
Council of Agriculture Research will visit the Krishi Vigyan
Kendra near Puducherry to assess
the damage caused by Thane.

Rice output may decline by 6.7% by 2020: ICAR

Rice production is expected to decrease by 6.7 per cent in India by 2020 due to impact of climate change.

Spiders are farmers` friend: ICAR

ICAR scientists claim the misunderstood arachnids should be considered well-wishers of farmers.

ICAR detects deep sea squids in Arabian Sea

Scientists at agri research body ICAR have detected an abundance of deep sea squid in the central Arabian Sea.

ICAR scientists develop `designer` paneer from yak

Scientists of ICAR have developed dietary fibre low fat paneer from Yak milk with a shelf-life of up to 12 days on refrigeration.

ICAR scientists develop `designer` paneer from yak

Scientists of ICAR have developed dietary fibre low fat paneer from Yak milk with a shelf-life of up to 12 days on refrigeration.

‘India likely to face foodgrain shortage by 2020’

ICAR has warned India may face acute shortage of food grains by 2020, if it does not take immediate and concrete measures.

Rains may cover north by July 10; paddy crop to be unaffected

The agri-research body ICAR on Saturday
said sowing of paddy crop is unlikely to be affected adversely
as monsoon rains are expected to reach the northern parts of
the country by July 10.

1,987 posts for scientists vacant in ICAR

A Parliamentary Committee on Monday
expressed concern over the 1,987 posts for scientists lying
vacant in the Indian Council of Agricultural Research.

ICAR calls for judicial harvest of water in North-East

The Indian Council of Agricultural
Research (ICAR) on Thursday urged scientists in the north-east to
put abundant water available in the region to judicious and
effective use for development.

ICAR asks other states to follow Bihar model: Nitish

The Indian Council for Agriculture
Research (ICAR) has applauded the agricultural road map of
Bihar and appealed to other states to follow the model, state
Chief Minister Nitish Kumar said on Sunday.