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Government Allows Pastureland For Development of Solar Power Plants

In an attempt to bring even small farmers under its solarisation drive, the government has allowed the use of pastureland and marshy land for...

India to Restore 50 Lakh Hectares of Land Affected by Desertification in Next 10 Years

India has set a target to restore in the next 10 years 50 lakh hectares of land affected by desertification or degradation, Union Minister...

Laos’ Champasak Province Refuses To Sell Their Land For SEZ

At least 140 families from eight villages in the Khong district of southwestern Laos’ Champasak province are refusing to sell their land or relocate...

Brazil’s New President Claims Indigenous Lands

New Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro issued an executive order Wednesday making the Agriculture Ministry responsible for decisions concerning lands claimed by indigenous peoples, in...

Farms In The USA Affected Due To Rise In Ocean And Salinity Levels

The fields grow shoulder-high with weeds out the window of Bob Fitzgerald's Ford pickup. The drive through Fitzgerald's neighborhood in Princess Anne, Maryland, is...

Questioning State’s Commitment to Secularism: Tamil Nadu Govt’s Transference of Land to Muslim Associations

Tamil Nadu, Mar 27, 2017: In September 1986, the Tamil Nadu State Government issued a Government Order transferring the public pond at Ullagaram village...

Nearly 30 percent of India’s land turning to desert and rate of degradation of agricultural areas increasing, says ISRO report

CHENNAI, INDIA, September 2, 2016: More than a quarter of India's land is turning to desert and the rate of degradation of agricultural areas is...

Amaravati : Construction of Naidu’s Dream City and the Question of Land Acquisition

Amaravati is going to be the new capital of Andhra Pradesh. The development of Amaravati is going on through acquisition of land from...

Then and now! Cities from the tales of Epic Mahabharata

India is a land of myths and traditions. Though there are several stories from the past but the two epics i.e. Mahabharata and Ramayana...

Black Rice cultivation? How a local farmer makes it a success story in Assam

If you presume that rice comes in shades of white, you are definitely wrong! In the Goalpara district of Assam, black rice farming is...

Making history at midnight: India-Bangladesh end decades-long land dispute

By Aishwarya Nag Choudhury Marking the end of a seven-decade long land dispute, India and Bangladesh exchanged tiny enclaves of land at the stroke of midnight on Friday....

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China's Chang'e-5 mission, intended to bring back around 2 kg of lunar soil and rocks to the earth, touched down on the Moon on...

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Amid the rising cases of Covid-19 in Delhi-NCR, health experts on Tuesday stressed that along with a focus on overall health, taking special care...