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Apples, cherry to get insured under NCIS in J&K

Last Updated: Sunday, February 09, 2014, 19:30

World famous Kashmiri apple and cherry will get the insurance cover from national insurance companies under the National Crop Insurance Scheme starting in Jammu and Kashmir from this year.

Top five autumn foods to gorge on

Last Updated: Monday, October 07, 2013, 07:45

Arrival of autumn brings relief from hot and sweaty days.

Uttarakhand to buy potato, apple produce in calamity-hit areas

Last Updated: Monday, August 05, 2013, 14:04

In view of the damage caused to agricultural land by the June calamity, the Uttarakhand government has decided to buy the produce of potato and apple growers in the affected areas.

Now, water purifying technique that uses fruit peels

Last Updated: Sunday, July 21, 2013, 18:59

An Indian-origin scientist has developed the world`s first water purification technique that uses the peels of apples and tomatoes to remove different types of pollutants.

Gorge on pre-workout energy snacks

Last Updated: Monday, June 24, 2013, 16:12

Ready to hit the gym? Dig in some almonds, apples or bananas, which are packed with essential nutrients. This will not only rejuvenate you but also reduce the risk of muscle cramps.

Himachal`s apple basket bountiful this season

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 12, 2013, 11:55

There is good news for apple lovers this year as they can soon expect a good supply of the deep, crunchy crimson apples from Himachal Pradesh.

Botox apples may soon be a reality

Last Updated: Saturday, May 11, 2013, 18:34

If approved, two varieties of genetically modified apples, Arctic Granny Smith and Arctic Golden Delicious, will be available to U.S. consumers by the end of 2013.

Arunachal apples losing taste due to climate change

Last Updated: Sunday, February 24, 2013, 10:17

Popular for its sweetness, apples produced in the Himalayan state of Arunachal Pradesh are now gradually losing their taste and even turning sour as a result of climate change.

Plentiful snow, bountiful apples in Himachal

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 30, 2013, 13:38

A thick blanket of snow covering the apple orchards of Himachal Pradesh has brought hopes of a bountiful crop this season among growers after two years of less than normal yield.

Scientists crack genetic code for apple

Last Updated: Monday, August 30, 2010, 23:30

Scientists have cracked the code for a variety of apple that paves the way to healthier fruits.