The sweet-delicious smell that uses to come out when sugarcane juice is put on woven for boiling was, undoubtedly, one of the nostalgic experiences of rural upbringing in Tripura, at least, until a few decades ago.
In a country that suffers from water scarcity all year, farmers in the villages of Narsinghpur district in Madhya Pradesh have come up with ingenious solutions for rainwater harvesting to address the issue.
Sepahijala Zoo and wildlife sanctuary has been reeling under several problems since last few years and requires a broad level initiative for modernization and upgradation, observed the people who work in the sanctuary from beginning.
The meaning of climate change is a change in global or regional climate patterns and the concept indicates it also the increasing levels of atmospheric carbon dioxide produced by the use of fossil fuels and others thing.
Newly discovered Kajin Sara lake in Manang district of Nepal is all set to become the world's highest lake replacing Tilicho lake (also in Manang), which currently holds the title.
In 2008, the Hangul count was 127. In 2009, 2011, 2015, 2017 it was 175, 218, 186 and 214 with ratio of 26, 29, 22 and 16 males for 100 females and 27, 25, 14 and 19 fawns for 100 females, respectively.
It was Sinha's idea to set up the NDRC in Patna and a proposal was approved by then Planning Commission Chairman Montek Singh Ahulwalia during his visit here in mid 2011 and early 2012.
Though, the government of India had shown that the number of elephants in Tripura is 102, but forest officials believe the number is near 60 to 65. And if everything falls in the right direction, the number might increase in the near future,
At a time of widespread agricultural distress caused by successive droughts, unremunerative farming and debt-trapped rural economies, a young man with his mobile app is showing how change can be brought in the life of farmers at the grassroot level.
In some countries, farmers capitalized on the leaves of their planted Aquilaria tree by producing a tea drink, and thus it is named as ‘agarwood tea’. The tea acts as a natural detoxifier and removes all the toxins from the body.
Aquilaria malaccensis Lam. Syn. A. agallocha Roxb. (Thymelaeceae) is a resinous tree and commonly known as agar. The tree is distributed in South and South East Asia from the foothills of the Himalayas to the rainforests of Papua New Guinea.
The lack of necessary infrastructure is concurrently halting the agri-based production of the state. Except the cultivation food grains, no other food product which could enhance the agrarian economy is up to the mark, next to the expectations.
Though, pineapple has been recently targeted to be promoted nationwide as a cash-crop under the aegis of horticultural department, the commercial cultivation of fruits is very much standing in the verge of being impeded in Tripura.
Secured corridors are Thirunelli-Kudrakote in Kerala, Edayarhalli-Doddasampige and Kaniyanpura-Moyar in Karnataka, Siju-Rewak and Rewak-Emangre in Meghalaya and Chilla-Motichur in Uttarakhand.
Development Initiative for Sustainable Advancement (DISA) in collaboration with FRC-LE Agartala and Agartala Responsible Citizens (ARC) organized a plant distribution program at Office Lane.
At least 82 people have been killed after a powerful earthquake measuring 7 on the Richter scale jolted the Indonesian island of Lombok, officials said. Also, hundreds of people have been wounded by Sunday's quake, disaster management officials said, BBC reported.
The long term objective of the two organizations for this program was to bring back the greenery in the town and to create awareness among the citizens of Agartala. This initiative will help in controlling natural disasters like flood etc in future.
Food and Civil Supplied minister Manoj Kanti Deb said, the state government is willing to purchase rice from farmers for public distribution system as FCI buys rice of Rs. 600 crore from out of the state.
The death toll from the torrential rains that have battered Japan reached 200, authorities said on Thursday, as search and rescue missions continue to find dozens still missing in the wake of flooding and landslides.
The FRC-LE planned to introduce the concept of ‘Plantation Festival Initiative’ for Barkathal Village Cluster. The local community has also welcomed the idea and gave it a local name in Kokboroak language as 'Bufang Kaimani Ter'.
During the journey, through tie-ups with NGOs and schools in the five countries, he has planned beach and city clean-up initiatives and will conduct short sessions/presentations with them on the global scenario in plastic pollution and what India is doing to fight it.
She has worked with numerous international organisations including IUCN, UNDP, UNFPA and ICIMOD on many species including the Asian Elephant, the Gangetic Dolphin, the Arna or Wild buffaloes, and high-altitude mammals in the Kanchenjunga area.
It took the team members almost 30 minutes to carry out the rescue operation as they had to be careful not to cause the scared animal any further stress. The animal is currently under veterinary observation to ensure that it is in good health.
At least 52 people were killed and 91 remain missing after Cyclone Ockhi struck Kerala's southern districts on November 30 last year, the state assembly was told on Monday.