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ICAR leaves 2500-plus seats vacant in agriculture universities despite candidates

The ICAR conducts the All India Entrance Exam for Agriculture (AIEEA) for undergraduate and Postgraduate courses for about 80 government institutes or those deemed by it as such across India every year. 

Feb 04, 2019, 10:00 AM IST

ICAR AIEEA 2018: Last date to update educational qualification on 3 July; details on,

The Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) will not declare the results of the candidates appearing for All India Entrance Examination for Admission (AIEEA) 2018 if they fail to update their educational qualification by July 3, 2018. However, the order is only for those candidates who opted for 'Appearing Candidate in Qualifying Exam' as 'Yes'. 

Jul 02, 2018, 16:13 PM IST

'Anti-national' sloganeering will not be tolerated: Radha Mohan Singh

 Indicating Centre's firm stand on the JNU row, Union Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh today said that the 'anti-national' sloganeering by anyone would not be tolerated.

Feb 22, 2016, 17:13 PM IST

Seven new varieties of crops released by IARI

 All these varieties are resistance to both biotic (pests and insects) and abiotic (water, temperature, light) stresses.

Feb 08, 2016, 19:34 PM IST

Government says wheat sowing to pick up soon, no cause of concern

Sowing of wheat has been delayed owing to less soil moisture but it will soon pick up in major growing states like Haryana and Punjab, Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh said today.

Nov 24, 2015, 22:28 PM IST

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Jul 25, 2015, 16:11 PM IST

PM Modi attends 87th foundation day of ICAR in Patna

PM Narendra Modi and Bihar CM Nitish Kumar are attending the 87th foundation day functions of the Indian Council of Agriculture Research (ICAR) at the Sri Krishna Memorial Hall in Patna.

Jul 25, 2015, 15:25 PM IST

Look to agriculture differently: ICAR official

A plea to shift the focus of agriculture policy from price centric to development centric was made today at a seminar on agriculture here.

Oct 10, 2014, 21:49 PM IST

Lab-to-Land, PM's slogan for increasing agri production

Narendra Modi emphasised upon the need for taking scientific research to fields and suggested setting up of radio stations by agri-colleges and universities to create awareness among farmers.

Jul 29, 2014, 13:22 PM IST

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.

Mar 28, 2014, 18:57 PM IST

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.

Nov 05, 2013, 21:23 PM IST

'ICAR should focus on development of intellectual properties'

"Today knowledge and technology are becoming the property rights and it brings benefits for those who own it," Sen said while delivering the foundation day lecture of Agrinnovate India Ltd.

Oct 19, 2013, 21:01 PM IST

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.

Sep 13, 2013, 21:13 PM IST

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.

Jun 24, 2013, 10:18 AM IST

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.

May 21, 2013, 13:49 PM IST

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.

Mar 23, 2013, 13:34 PM IST

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`.

Feb 11, 2013, 12:16 PM IST

Steve Jobs’ dream before he died 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’.

Feb 11, 2013, 11:49 AM IST

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.

Jan 29, 2013, 19:37 PM IST

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.

Jan 10, 2012, 11:03 AM IST