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Old bottles can also add greenery to your home

Old bottles can also add greenery to your home

‘New idea in an old bottle’. For, the unused bottles you might have wanted to throw away can actually be used to enhance the greenery in your home.It will enhance the beauty of your house. You can also have a vertical design, where you cut the bottle in half and turn them upside down. Simply

PAU scientist honoured for contribution to plant pathology

Ludhiana: Dr. T.S. Thind, adjunct professor and former Additional Director of Research, Punjab Agricultural University (PAU), has been honoured with ‘Y.L. Nene Outstanding Plant Pathology Teacher Award 2016’ by the Indian Society of Mycology and Plant Pathology. The award was presented to Dr. Thind during the national symposium on “Challenges towards plant health under changing

First plant of pig meat will soon be opened in Punjab

Ludhiana: During the VII Conference of Indian Meat Science Association on “New horizons for augmenting meat production and processing to ensure nutritional security, food safety and environmental sustainability” was inaugurated on Thursday by the Department of Livestock Products Technology, Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University (GADVASU), O P Arora, Chairman of AOV Group

Largest 100 MW solar power plant inaugurated

Bathinda: Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal on Tuesday inaugurated the state’s largest solar power plant of 100 MW, set up by Adani group at Sardargarh village in this district. Speaking on the occasion, he said that the plant, costing Rs 640 crore would prove to be a game changer for not only the 232

Manage plant hoppers in rice/basmati: PAU

Ludhiana: As per the survey conducted by the scientists of Punjab Agricultural University (PAU), incidence of rice plant hoppers has been observed in some farmers’ fields. This was disclosed by Dr R.S. Gill, Head, Department of Entomology, PAU. It may be mentioned that in Punjab, white backed and brown plant hoppers are commonly prevalent plant hoppers.

Russia’s ZiO-Podolsk to supply components to Kudankulam n-plant

Chennai:  ZiO-Podolsk, the machine engineering arm of Russian nuclear group Rosatom has been qualified to supply equipments for the third and fourth nuclear power units to be set up in Tamil Nadu. In a statement issued late Thursday, Rosatom, Russia’s state atomic energy corporation said ZiO-Podolsk has passed an audit to become an equipment supplier

MC to assess salvage value of garbage processing plant

Chandigarh: Municipal Corporation (MC) will be holding a meeting on September 6 to derive out the methodology of assessing the salvage to be paid for the garbage processing plant. MC is at logger heads with Jaypee group over payment of the salvage at present. MC after terminate the contract with Jaypee , decided to pay the

MC mulls to install plastic waste to oil conversion plant

Chandigarh: Having bitter experience of solid waste management and disposal of plastics in city, Municipal Corporation is mulling to install plastic to oil conversion plant. Representative of M K Aromatics gave presentation about the concept in MC house meet here on Wednesday. According to Mahesh K Merchant, managing director of the company, post-consumer plastic products

NGT notice to Centre, Punjab on Ambuja Cement plant expansion

New Delhi: With a plea seeking quashing of Environmental Clearance (EC) for expansion of Ambuja Cements’ unit in Punjab’s Ropar district, the National Green Tribunal on Wednesday sought the responses from the Centre and the state government.A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Swatanter Kumar issued notices to the Ministry of Environment and Forests, Punjab

Whitefly Attack: Central team visits Fazikla

Fazilka: A Central team, led by Plant Protection Adviser, visited Fazikla, on Friday to inspect cotton crop which has been attacked by whitefly pest. The five-member team by visited several villages including Sardarpura, Gumjaal, Panni wala and several other villages that have come under the grip of whitefly pest attack. Also Read: 500 scouts to tackle