New Delhi, January 29, 2023: A rare low-altitude basalt plateau housing 76 species of plants and shrubs from 24 different families discovered in Thane region in the Western Ghats—one of the four global biodiversity hotspots in India, can prove to be a repository of information for species interactions. It can help study effects of climate […]
Exports of GI certified Gholvad Sapota (chikoo)for Maharashtra to UK
New Delhi, May 22, 2021: In a major boost to exports of Geographical Indication (GI) certified products, a consignment of Dahanu Gholvad Sapota from Palghar district of Maharashtra was on May 19 2021 shipped to the United Kingdom. GI certification of Ghovad Sapota is held by Maharashtra Rajya Chikoo Utpadak Sangh and the fruit is […]
Black Fungus: All details issued by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare
Black fungus or Mucormycosis, a fungal infection, is being reported in a few COVID-19 patients during or post recovery. As per a statement given by the Health Minister of Maharashtra two days ago, more than 2000 people had already been affected by black fungus infection in the state; 10 people had even succumbed to it. […]
Modi government has so far provided more 16.16 crore COVID vaccine doses to States/UTs Free of Cost
New Delhi, April 30, 2021: Modi government has so far provided nearly 16.16 crore COVID vaccine doses (16,16,86,140) to States/UTs Free of Cost, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare released the details yesterday. Of this, the total consumption including wastages is15,10,77,933doses. More than 1 crore vaccine doses (1,06,08,207) are still available with the States/UTs to […]
Remdesivir manufacturers volunteer to reduce price to support PM Modi’s efforts against COVID
New Delhi, April 14, 2021: The issue of availability of Remdesivir was reviewed by Mansukh Mandaviya, Minister of State, For Ports, Shipping and Waterways (Independent Charge) and Chemicals& Fertilizers, Government of India in meetings with the all-existing manufacturers of the Remdesivir drug and other stakeholders on 12th and 13th April 2021, where decisions have been taken […]
Kota farmer develops mango variety that bears fruits round the year
New Delhi, April 9, 2021: Shrikishan Suman (55 years), a farmer from Kota, Rajasthan, has developed an innovative mango variety which is a regular and round-the-year dwarf variety of mango called Sadabahar, which is resistant to most major diseases and common mango disorders. The fruit is sweeter in taste, comparable to langra and being a dwarf […]
Iron Age settlement relics found in Maharastra’s Phupgaon!
The recent excavation carried out by Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) at Maharashtra’s Phupgaon has revealed evidence of an Iron Age settlement in the Vidarbha region. The excavation at the site was taken up between December, 2018 and March, 2019. The team of ASI took up an intensive survey in the region between Chandur Bazar […]
Ever seen a green pigeon? (Video)
Any bird watcher would vouch that spotting a green pigeon is one heavenly delight. Especially when seen in the natural environment. But now, as the urbanization increases, forest cover decreases and we all know what that means. But some of us do get fortunate enough to spot one or two green pigeons every now and then. […]
These are the top 10 revenue generating monuments of India!
The top ten revenue generating monuments of India during 2015-18 are Taj Mahal, Agra Fort, Qutub Minar, Red Fort, Humayun’s Tomb, Sun Temple Konark, Group of monuments Mamallapuram, Ellora Caves, Group of monuments Khajuraho, and Ajanta Caves, Aurangabad. The year wise details of expenditure incurred for conservation of protected monuments under Archaeological Survey of India […]
Fake Universities are on the target of UGC, know their names!
Fake Universities play with the lives and future of the students. Taking this into account the University Grants Commission (UGC) has released the list of 24 Fake Universities, which are available on its website www.ugc.ac.in. In addition, UGC has issued public notice against the unrecognized status of Indian Institute of Planning and Management (IIPM), New […]