China's new rice to abate global warming?

Report of a new rice cultivated by China is sure to be a welcome news for those worried about global warming and climate change.

YMA sends rice to Mizo flood victims in Myanmar

The Young Mizo Association (YMA) on Friday sent 100 quintals of rice to neighbouring Myanmar as an immediate relief for the Mizo victims of massive flood in that country.

Bioprocessed grains may be soon used as medicine

The rice and wheat you eat may soon also be used as a medicine if scientists are successful in changing the carbohydrate profile of foodgrains.

Unlocking rice immune system will benefit humanity: Scientists

 Rice is a staple food for half of the world's population. To protect it against deadly pathogens, a team of researchers has identified a bacterial signal that, when recognised by rice plants, enables them resist a devastating blight disease.

Global warming may eat up $200 billion crops globally by 2050: Study
Global warming may eat up $200 billion crops globally by 2050: Study

A whopping USD 200 billion worth of wheat, rice and maize crops could be lost by 2050 globally if the issues arising from global warming are not addressed on a war-footing, an independent study on the impact of climate change on crop yields has warned.

A gene for better rice

Scientists said Monday they had pinpointed variants of a gene to improve the quality and yield of rice, a staple starch for billions of people.

Indian scientists' new DNA chip for speeding up rice breeding

One Chinese lie has been finally nailed this time by a team of Indian scientists who provide irrefutable evidence that rice did originate in India, a fact contested by China.

New rice flour may help get rid of global food poverty

Researchers have developed a new, high-quality rice flour which they claim can help alleviate global food poverty.

Warning! Plastic rice from China now on sale in India

Reports suggest that rice made of plastic, believed to be made from China, is being sold in South India.

Promises being fulfilled fast: Rangasamy

Puducherry Chief Minister N Rangasamy on Sunday said promises given on the floor of the House and also outside were being fulfilled and speedy steps taken to implement the assurances.

Chhattisgarh scientists develop high-zinc rice to fight malnutrition

Scientists here have developed a high zinc-enriched variety of rice that is expected to play a crucial role in fighting malnutrition in tribal-dominated Chhattisgarh where nearly seven lakh children are still malnourished.

Silicon boosts sustainable rice production
Silicon boosts sustainable rice production

By enhancing the resistance against pests, pathogens and abiotic stresses such as salts, drought and storms, silicon (Si) plays a crucial role in the development of sustainable rice production systems with lower or zero input of harmful pesticides, says a study. 

DNA exclusive report: Is arsenic in rice poisonous for your health?

Rice contains arsenic which is poisonous and causes health worries. Watch DNA's exclusive report on arsenic in rice only on Zee News.

Arsenic traces in rice cause health worries

Eating large daily helpings of rice tainted with high levels of arsenic has been linked to various health worries.

Five simple ways to make white rice taste good and healthy!

This plain white rice can be made much healthier and tastier as well by adding some flavourful ingredients like spices, broths, vegetables and herbs.

Adapting this new method to cook rice can help reduce obesity rates

Scientists have come up with a new way to cook rice, that reduces the calories absorbed by the body by more than half, leading to decrease in obesity rates.

CPI(M) demands continuation of free rice supply

The CPI(M) on Wednesday criticised decision of the government to disburse Rs 300 instead of 10 kg free rice through nationalised banks to each of the families discontinuing the distribution of rice through ration shops.

DMK welcomes Puducherry govt decision to pay cash instead of free rice

 Opposition DMK on Sunday lauded the decision of the Puducherry government to remit Rs 300 instead of giving 10 kg free rice every month in the name of the wife or senior woman member in the family in their bank accounts.