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Lean cyclone season? Monsoon winds, cyclonic system can help or disrupt each other

India, May 20 -- Late genesis of cyclonic system before or around onset of southwest monsoon can translate into weak or late monsoon over Kerala or block progress to rest of country A low pressure ar... Read More


What could the future antibiotic pipeline look like: IFPMA releases its latest report

India, May 20 -- Without new incentives and antibiotics, burden of resistant infections in high-income countries expected to increase by about 35% over next 10 years The International Federation of P... Read More


Water scarcity threatening shared prosperity; worsened by population growth, urbanisation & climate change: World Bank

India, May 20 -- New report released at 10th World Water Forum underlines role of water in prosperity Water is a crucial source of prosperity. However, disparities in access to water resources and se... Read More


Australia is set to ban live sheep exports. What will this mean for the industry?

India, May 20 -- Australia is not the first country to implement a live export ban This month the federal government announced a plan to ban live sheep exports, set to come into effect from May 1 202... Read More


Expect first pre-monsoon cyclone in Bay of Bengal next week

India, May 19 -- Cyclone may be severe due to the extremely warm sea-surface temperatures The first cyclone of the pre-monsoon season for 2024 may be brewing in the Bay of Bengal even as the India Me... Read More


Meitei Sagol: Manipur takes host of decisions to save its fabled equines from extinction

India, May 19 -- Manipuri Ponies are one of 7 recognised Indian equine breeds; they are also the original polo ponies as 'Sagol Kangjei' gave rise to modern polo The Government of Manipur has recentl... Read More


Watch: What does an ideal diet look like according to new ICMR nutrition guidelines?

India, May 18 -- Indians should derive macronutrients and micronutrients from at least eight food groups for their daily meals India is witnessing a rapidly changing food landscape in the context of ... Read More


Why is wheat procurement low despite bumper production?

India, May 18 -- Two reasons being cited are aggressive wheat buying outside government 'mandis' by private traders and farmers holding back their stocks Wheat procurement reached 25.7 million metric... Read More


To move is not only desirable, but will become necessary. Irish Travellers could be at the forefront of this change: Sandhya Devesan

India, May 18 -- As Tyson Fury aims to be undisputed boxing heavyweight of the world, Down To Earth talks to Sandhya Devesan about the Irish Travellers, his community, which has faced marginalistaion ... Read More


India faces severe decline in farmland trees, major losses in Maharashtra and Telangana

India, May 18 -- Study notes that trees such as jackfruit, jamun, mahua, neem and others offer shade and other livelihood to small farmers Millions of large trees across Indian farms have vanished in... Read More