Category Archives: Plot in India

Green houses may soon get incentives

NEW DELHI: Green buildings in Delhi can soon expect incentives for incorporating eco-friendly design features. On Tuesday, LG reviewed the implementation of incentives for green buildings, as proposed in the master plan of Delhi 2021. The MPD 2021 was amended … Continue reading

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Delhi high court rejects plea for CBI probe into Robert Vadra land deals

NEW DELHI: Pulling up the petitioner for levelling allegations based on newspaper reports, the Delhi high court on Tuesday dismissed a PIL seeking a CBI probe into land deals involving Robert Vadra. The PIL sought a probe into licences granted … Continue reading

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158 suspected dengue cases in 14 days

NAGPUR: Like the last two years, dengue cases are on the rise this year too. After recording 31 positive cases of dengue in August, 158 suspected dengue cases have been registered within 14 days in September, with the test results … Continue reading

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Climate smart farmers get tech savvy to save India’s bread basket

Erratic weather, rising temperatures, declining water resources and labour shortages are threatening India’s bread basket state of Haryana, forcing farmers to abandon age-old practices and adopt technology to ensure food supplies for millions.  Using machines which sow rice directly, devices … Continue reading

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Incorporate green building features in plots, DDA told

New Delhi: The DDA has been directed to include rain water harvesting, and recycling of treated waste water, among other features, in layout plans of plots of the size of 3,000 sq.m. and above, under the green buildings initiative. The … Continue reading

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TRF-FEATURE- Climate smart farmers get tech savvy to save India’s bread basket

KARNAL, India, Sept 16 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – E rratic weather, rising temperatures, declining water resources and labour shortages are threatening India’s bread basket state of Haryana, forcing farmers to abandon age-old practices and adopt technology to ensure food supplies … Continue reading

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Plea for CBI probe into alleged land deals of Robert Vadra’s firms rejected

NEW DELHI: The Delhi high court on Tuesday dismissed a PIL seeking a court-monitored CBI probe into various land deals allegedly entered into by Robert Vadra’s firms. “The petition is dismissed,” a bench of Chief Justice G Rohini and Justice … Continue reading

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Researchers explain mystery of cereal grain defense

By Rebecca Phillips, University Communications science writer PULLMAN, Wash. – Crop scientists at Washington State University have explained how genes in the barley plant turn on defenses against aging and stressors like drought, heat and disease. Professor Diter von Wettstein … Continue reading

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Entertainment hub planned along Yamuna expressway

GREATER NOIDA: Yamuna Expressway Industrial Development Authority (YEIDA) is planning to develop one side of the Expressway as an entertainment hub. It has already designed a blueprint to speed up development work in the area. YEIDA chairman Rama Raman said, … Continue reading

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Delhi High Court Verdict on PIL Against Robert Vadra Firms Today

File photo of Robert Vadra New Delhi:  The Delhi High Court will today pronounce its judgement on the maintainability of a PIL seeking a court-monitored CBI probe into various land deals allegedly entered into by firms of Robert Vadra, son-in-law … Continue reading

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