Jammu and Kashmir
Thursday, May 23, 2013
Sacred lotus bears closest resemblance to ancestor of flowering plants
A team of researchers has reported that they have sequenced the sacred lotus genome, and the results...
Plants being used as alternate source to generate electricity
Researchers led by an Indian origin professor at the University of Georgia are developing a new tech...
Plants `speak` to each other
Plants appear to help each other grow with soothing microscopic sounds, a new study has found.
Plants moderate climate warming: Study
As temperatures warm, plants release gases that help form clouds and cool the atmosphere, according ...
Dry weather affects rubber plants in Northeast India
Immature rubber plants of two-four years are drying up in India`s northeastern region owing to prolo...
Power generation stopped in TN thermal plant`s two units
Power generation was on Monday stopped at the Thermal power plant here after its two units developed...
Six power plants sitting idle in Andhra Pradesh
As many as six gas-based power plants, including those operated by GMR, Lanco and GVK, with combined...
Iran selects 16 sites for new nuclear plants
Iran has selected 16 locations for the construction of nuclear power plants as part of a plan to gen...
Plants are altruistic too
Dogs caring for orphaned kittens or chimps sharing food are all examples of animal altruism.
Why Swiss cheese plants are full of holes
Leaves of Swiss cheese plants are unusually perforated to help them avoid stress, according to a new...
Now, a sensor to alert you if your plants are in distress
Dangerous conditions for plants may trigger extra warnings through the `Flower Power` app on a perso...
Nod to set up six nuclear power plants at Jaitapur
The government has given approval for setting up six nuclear power plants with assistance from Frenc...
`Green algae chows down on other plants`
Green algae break down other plant materials and slurp them up as food when deprived of other source...
Japanese firm to build floating solar plants
Japanese home renovator West Holdings plans build up to 10 floating solar installations in the count...
China permits construction of `small number` of new N plants
The construction of new nuclear power stations will be resumed in coast areas but only in a small nu...
China set to appnew nuke plants, ending moratorium
China said that it is ready to approve new nuclear power plants as part of ambitious plans to reduce...
New nuclear plants may be located in heart of city
Amid a raging debate on atomic energy, scientists are busy designing nuclear reactors that can be lo...
New N-plants may be located in heart of city
Scientists are busy designing nuclear reactors that can be located in the heart of the city.
China tacitly permits resumption of new N plants` construction
The Chinese government has tacitly begun granting permissions for the resumption of construction of ...
EU`s dangerous n-plants need $32 bn upgrade
The report says that none of the 58 nuclear power plants in France meet the safety standards set by ...
`India can meet its energy needs without nuclear plants`
India`s energy needs can be met entirely by solar and other renewable sources, says a new study by t...
Carnivorous plants catapult prey with snap-tentacles
Carnivorous plants feature complex mechanisms to survive in habitats poor in nutrients, possessing t...
Pb govt focuses to generate 400 MW power through solar plants
The Punjab Government has set a target to generate 400 megawatt power through solar power plants in ...
Railways to set up bacteria generation plants for bio toilets
Railways is setting up a bacteria generation plant at the Rail Coach Factory here to meet the requir...
100 threatened animals, plants face extinction by 2020
An international consortium of more than 8,000 scientists has called for urgent help to save Earth`s...
North India may face another power outage
Northern states could face power cuts as 3 hydro-power plants that together supply about 3,000 MW of...
Fishermen ask PM to cancel n-projects in coastal areas
National Fishworker`s Forum wrote to PM, asking for immediate cancellation of proposed nuclear power...
PM seeks legal view on Russia`s demand for waiver on N-plants
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has sought legal opinion on the issue as any waiver could lead to more...
Neanderthals ate vegetables, used plants as medicine
Neanderthals were more sophisticated than they have been credited with. This has been corroborated b...
Plants reduce city street pollution 8 times more than thought
Trees, bushes and other greenery growing in the concrete-and-glass canyons of cities can reduce leve...
Westinghouse signs MoU for building N- plants in India
US firm Westinghouse Electric and the NPCIL signed a preliminary pact for an EWA for installation of...
Plants too talk to each other!
Plants swaying in breeze may actually be conversing with each other as they not only respond to soun...
Plants may be able to `hear` sounds
A new study seems to have proved a controversial claim that plants can hear sounds.
Thermal plants battle coal shortage amid growing p
A CEA report has said that about 30 thermal power stations have less than a week`s coal to fuel plan...
Over 1,000 CISF personnel for thermal power plants
Govt has sanctioned more than 1,000 CISF personnel for providing security cover to various thermal p...
How plants `know` when to flower
scientists have claimed that they have pinpointed the last crucial piece of the 80-year-old puzzle o...
iPhone app tells you when to water your plants
Now your garden plants need not die of neglect, thanks to an iPhone application that tells you when ...
Nuclear plants important, will ensure safety: PM
PM Manmohan Singh stressed on the need to have nuclear power plants while stating that it was impera...
‘Pak to allocate Rs 32 bn for two N-plants’
The Pakistan government will allocate Rs 32 billion for two nuclear power plants being built with th...
Climate impact on plants could be underestimated: Study
Experiments that try to simulate global warming`s impact on plants badly under-estimate what happens...
Over 360 plant varieties documented
Out of over 4,000 plant varieties in the country, only 360 have been documented so far, a top offici...
Maharashtra govt to set up three solar plants
The Maharashtra government is scouting land in Marathwada region to set up three Solar energy plants...
Nuclear power key to India`s development: Official
Despite protests against Kudankulam nuclear plant, Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited plans ...
How plants compete to get sunlight
Scientists have determined precisely how leaves tell stems to grow when a plant is caught in a shady...
No quake effect on n-plants in Guj, Maha
The two earthquakes that jolted Maharashtra had no impact on nuclear power plants in the state, Ind...
Plants react to sound, make noises: Oz research
New Australian research has claimed to have discovered that plants appear to react to sounds and may...
Karunanidhi slams Sri Lanka over N-plants issue
DMK president M Karunanidhi slammed Sri Lanka for raking up the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project iss...
Sri Lanka to move IAEA against India`s N-plants
Sri Lanka has expressed concerns over possible impact of radiation from India`s nuclear power plants...
Sri Lanka concerned over Indian N-plants
Concerned over nuclear power plants located in south India, the Sri Lankan govt plans to raise the i...
‘Sharing of power from nuke plants is in place’
Union Minister of State for Power KC Venugopal said a format with regard to sharing of power from N...
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