Jammu and Kashmir
Friday, May 24, 2013
Assam loses 4.27 lakh hectares of land due to erosion
Assam has lost 4.27 lakh hectares of land due to erosion and channelisation of rivers has become hig...
Warmer soils release additional CO2 into atmosphere
In a new study, researchers have found that warmer temperatures due to climate change could cause so...
Tripura insurgents using Mizoram soil: Minister
The outlawed insurgents of the National Liberation Front of Tripura (NLFT) are trying to enter Tripu...
Soil erosion due to flood: SC asks Centre, Assam to respond
SC asked Centre & Assam govt to respond to a plea that failure of flood management in state was lead...
Cowdung helps restore mining-ravaged soils
Cowdung compost helps restore mining ravaged soils, according to a US Department of Agriculture (USD...
China to bring back moon soil in 2017
China will send a lunar probe in 2017 that will bring back samples from the surface of the moon for ...
Assam soil erosion recognised as natural disaster
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has said Assam`s erosion problem will be included in the list of the c...
Soil may help forecast Earth`s future atmosphere
Soil plays an important role in controlling the planet`s atmospheric future, a new study has reveale...
Nanoparticles can solve mystery of Moon`s topsoil
A stunning discovery of nanoparticles inside bubbles of glass in lunar soil could solve the mystery ...
Plant that suck up pollutants from soil
Chinese experts have successfully used a plant to clean arsenic pollution from the soil.
‘Immerse Gandhi’s soil pinch in waters’
The blood-soaked pinch of soil from Mahatma Gandhi`s assassination was auctioned in London.
China’s mission to bring back lunar soil reaches advanced stage
China’s mission to collect about two kilograms of soil from the moon’s surface and bring it back to ...
Antarctic-like salty, water sucking soil could exist on Mars too
The frigid dry valleys in Antarctica may be a polar desert, yet their sandy soils actually suck mois...
Soil health cards to be issued in Kashmir Valley
One lakh soil health cards, which will act as indicator of soil status for optimum use of fertilser...
River diversion, soil erosion threat turtle nesting
Erosion and diversion of Rushikulya river mouth in Odisha seems to be posing a serious threat to the...
Organic polymer protects burnt forest soil
Wildfires destroy forests and hasten erosion of the burnt soil which slows efforts toward its natura...
Thawing arctic soil may release greenhouse gases
The frozen soil between the North Pole and the Arctic Ocean locks up 1,672 billion tonnes of greenho...
Haqqani network not on Pakistan soil: Rehman Malik
Pakistan Interior Minister said that his country would launch military action if it receives credibl...
NASA’s Mars rover finds soil in crater ‘Endeavour’
Veteran Martian rover Opportunity that is exploring the rim of a vast Martian crater have found evid...
Multi-nutrient deficiencies surfacing in soil
Soil tests in different parts of the country in the last five years have revealed that multi-nutrien...
Nitrogen in soil helps clean the atmosphere
A new study has found that the nitrogen in fertilized soil strengthens the self-cleaning capacity of...
Japan groups alarmed by radioactive soil
Soil radiation in a city 60 kilometres from Japan`s stricken nuclear plant is above levels, citize...
Fukushima residents dump radiated soil
Fukushima residents are scrambling to cope with contamination on their own in the absence of a plan.
Farmers in Haryana to get soil health card
All farmers in Haryana will be issued soil health cards by March 31, 2012.
Now, trees can detect soil, water contaminants
Trees can really let you know about unseen degradation of the environment.
Japan bans rice planting in contaminated soil
Rice grown in soil not found to be contaminated will also be checked.
Understanding soil could help tide over climate changes
The lowly soil is often overlooked when it comes to addressing climate change & population growth.
`Set up mission to rejuvenate soil`
The condition of soil in India is deteriorating at a rapid pace & needs urgent attention to prevent ...
Pak `won`t accept any foreign troops’ on its soil
Pak notes that mandate of NATO, ISAF troops is "restricted to Afghanistan".
Guj a model on soil health certification: Agri Min
Gujarat is a role model for the rest of the country with respect to certification of agricultural la...
Mt. Everest soil polluted by arsenic, cadmium
A new study suggets soil on Mount Everest contains dangerous levels of arsenic and cadmium.
Organic farms have higher quality fruit
Compared to the conventional farms, organic ones produce more flavourful and nutritious strawberries...
Holy grail of tree diversity lies in the soil Home
Researchers have now found what exactly determines plant diversity in a forest— soil-borne pathogens...
Fern gene that helps clean soil of arsenic
Researchers have identified a gene that allows a type of fern to tolerate high levels of arsenic.
US has limited option on terror attacks from Pak soil
The United States has very limited option with regard to Islamabad, even as it fears that the next...
Afghan soil must not be used against neighbours: Zardari
President Asif Ali Zardari on Sunday said any new initiative on Afghanistan should ensure that cou...
Study to find if soil bacteria can destroy tumours
As over 100,000 new cases of cancer get diagnosed across Oz annually, hopes for cures received boost...
Iran said ready for uranium exchange on its soil
Iran said Tuesday it was ready to exchange its low-enriched uranium with a higher enriched material,...
Rooted to the soil: Hindustan Times
For Imran Matin and many other weavers in Varanasi, last month’s Eid was special. Three days befor...
`Nepal soil won`t be allowed to be used against India`
On eve of his maiden official visit to Delhi, Premier Madhav Kumar Nepal has affirmed that his count...
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