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11 April, 2018 6:47 PM Decline in rice production this rabi in Telangana

Groundwater overexploited, say officials Paddy which is a major crop in ongoing harvest of rabi is likely to see a decline in production in Telangana this season due to irrigation problems caused by overuse of groundwater on account of 24-hour power supply and pest attack. Against 53.55 lakh tonnes of paddy, which when converted into rice came to 35.70 lakh tonnes 19

11 April, 2018 12:43 PM Bihu 2018: Date, Significance, History, Celebration And Feast!

The festival of Bohag Bihu marks the traditional Assamese New Year and is known to be one of the most important among all the three Bihus. It is celebrated on the first day of the Hindu solar calendar. It will observed on 15th April, 2018. Like any other harvest festivals in India, Bihu involves the farmer community thanking the almighty for the successful 56

2 April, 2018 3:23 PM Prices of 869 formulations to go up by 3.44%: NPPA

Prices of 869 formulations, including antibiotics, cancer and cardiovascular disease treatment drugs and two types of coronary stents, have gone up by 3.44 percent, according to the government. The development follows a price revision as per annual wholesale Price Index (WPI) at the rate of 3.44 percent increase, the National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority 34

22 March, 2018 11:19 AM The jackfruit’s journey to becoming Kerala’s official fruit

There are many reasons to celebrate the rise in status of the abundant and versatile jackfruit The name Jackfruit originates from the Malayalam name Chakka, which Garcia da Orta, a Portuguese scholar, wrote as ‘jaca’ in 1563. It later became jackfruit in English. Chakka in Malayalam originates from ‘Che-Kai’, meaning a group of green fruits (kai) joined 1

16 March, 2018 12:44 PM Navratri 2018: Nine Foods And Colours For The Nine Days

Each day of Navratri is dedicated to different avatars of the Goddess Durga. Moreover, there is a distinct food and colour significance attached to each day of Navratri. Day 1: The first day of Navratri is dedicated to Goddess Shailputri, the first form of the Goddess Durga. In this form, people worship Goddess Shailputri as a girl child and the daughter 43

8 March, 2018 1:17 PM World Kidney Day 2018: History, Objectives, Theme

World Kidney Day is celebrated annually throughout the world on the second Thursday of March. This year it coincides with the International Women's Day and falls on March 8. Keeping this in mind, the theme of this year's World Kidney Day is "Kidneys and Women's Health". The objective of the day is to not just spread awareness about kidney diseases and its cure, but also spread 47

8 March, 2018 11:51 AM Nitrogen dioxide caused thousands of premature deaths, finds German study

The Germany government says thousands of people die prematurely each year from the harmful effects of nitrogen dioxide, a gas that’s also produced by diesel engines. According to a study released March 8 by the Federal Office for the Environment, almost 6,000 people died prematurely in 2014 from illnesses that are known to be caused or aggravated by nitrogen 35

3 March, 2018 8:19 PM Listeria Outbreak In Australia Kills 3 After They Consumed Contaminated Melon

Sydney: Three Australians have died after consuming melon contaminated with listeria amid an outbreak that has prompted health authorities to warn those at risk to throw out pre-cut melons. Listeria is a commonly found bacteria and for most people who consume foods that contain it does not cause illness. But for elderly people, pregnant women or those 62

1 March, 2018 12:10 PM Varicose veins may increase risk of blood clots: study

Varicose veins may increase the risk of developing potentially dangerous blood clots, according to a study. Varicose veins are veins that have become enlarged and twisted, most commonly appearing in the legs and feet. Not much is known about varicose veins and the risk of other vascular diseases including a type of blood clot known as a deep venous thrombosis 31

27 February, 2018 5:03 AM Here's How A Vegetarian, Mediterranean Diet Keeps Heart Diseases At Bay

A Mediterranean diet includes the consumption of poultry, fish and some red meat as well as fruits, vegetables, beans and whole grains. Consuming a form of vegetarian diet, which includes eggs and dairy but excludes meat and fish, may be just as effective as a Mediterranean diet in reducing the risk of heart diseases and stroke, researchers have claimed 44