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Punjab Agricultural University (PAU) principal soil chemist Varinderpal Singh has objected to the varsity, sending an email to teachers to attend a programme, online, of Prime Minister Narendra Modi on December 25(HT Photo)

PAU scientist objects to varsity wanting profs to listen to Modi

By Mohit Khanna, Ludhiana
UPDATED ON DEC 30, 2020 02:50 PM IST
After refusing to receive a national award in Delhi earlier this month to express solidarity with the protesting farmers, principal soil chemist Varinderpal Singh has now written an open letter to university vice-chancellor Baldev Singh Dhillon.
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Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh.(HT file)
Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh.(HT file)

Punjab CM congratulates PAU for number 2 ICAR ranking among Agriculture Universities

By Asian News International| Posted by Akhilesh Nagari | Chandigarh
PUBLISHED ON DEC 06, 2020 03:09 PM IST
In his congratulatory message, Captain Amarinder lauded the concerted efforts, dedication, commitment and hard work of the faculty and staff of PAU that led to the feat.
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A farmer burns paddy stubble at Bhat Majra in Haryana.(HT archive)
A farmer burns paddy stubble at Bhat Majra in Haryana.(HT archive)

ICAR stubble burning solution shows promising results at trials in Delhi, Punjab

By Zia Haq | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 26, 2020 12:03 PM IST
The Delhi government adopted the technology from IARI to prevent burning of paddy stubble in about 700 hectares of rice fields, a project that cost Rs20 lakh
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Representational image.(PTI file)
Representational image.(PTI file)

Students from Tamil Nadu secure 25% ICAR seats in TNAU

By Press Trust of India| Posted by Akhilesh Nagari | Coimbatore
UPDATED ON NOV 23, 2020 07:12 PM IST
The AIEEA ICAR allotment of students for the year 2020 has been released in the ICAR exam portal and the total ICAR seat matrix of 120 students from different states has been allotted to TNAU.
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A man out walking his dog at Sector-11, Gurugram, on November 17.(Parveen Kumar/HT photo)
A man out walking his dog at Sector-11, Gurugram, on November 17.(Parveen Kumar/HT photo)

Stubble fires come down; NW India breathes easy for now

By Jayashree Nandi | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 18, 2020 08:25 AM IST
Compared to the past three years, air quality is considerably better this year in many north-western towns from November 13 to 17, shows data from Central Pollution Control Board’s air quality index bulletins
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Apart from making the course structure more flexible, more inter-disciplinary activity and providing impetus to research are the areas that the committee is looking at.(HT FILE PHOTO.)
Apart from making the course structure more flexible, more inter-disciplinary activity and providing impetus to research are the areas that the committee is looking at.(HT FILE PHOTO.)

ICAR looks at bringing agri-education in sync with National Education Policy

By Amandeep Shukla | Edited by Sohini Sarkar | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 17, 2020 08:40 AM IST
The ICAR has formed a six-member committee headed by Dr Tej Pratap, Vice Chancellor of the G B Pant University of Agriculture in Uttarakhand to suggest ways in which agricultural institutions can be nurtured in the spirit of the NEP.
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ICAR AIEEA, AICE results 2020.(Screengrab)
ICAR AIEEA, AICE results 2020.(Screengrab)

ICAR AIEEA, AICE results 2020 declared at icar.nta.nic.in, here’s direct link

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Akhilesh Nagari | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 02, 2020 11:03 AM IST
ICAR AIEEA, AICE results 2020: Candidates who have appeared in the entrance examination can check their results online at icar.nta.nic.in.
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ICAR AIEEA, AICE answer key 2020.(Screengrab)
ICAR AIEEA, AICE answer key 2020.(Screengrab)

ICAR AIEEA, AICE answer key 2020 released at icar.nta.nic.in, here’s how to check

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Akhilesh Nagari | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON OCT 21, 2020 03:24 PM IST
ICAR AIEEA, AICE answer key 2020: Candidates who have appeared in the entrance examination can check the answer key online at icar.nta.nic.in.
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A farmer burns straw stubble after harvesting a paddy crop in a field near Amritsar on October 19, 2020.(AFP)
A farmer burns straw stubble after harvesting a paddy crop in a field near Amritsar on October 19, 2020.(AFP)

Paddy stubble can decompose in 25 days with microbial solution: ICAR

By Jayashree Nandi | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON OCT 20, 2020 08:53 AM IST
Trials are in progress in up to 14,000 hectares (ha) of paddy farmland in Punjab, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh (UP) and Delhi, said the ICAR chief
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ICAR AIEEA - UG Admit Card released
ICAR AIEEA - UG Admit Card released

NTA ICAR AIEEA admit cards released for UG exams, hall tickets for PG, PhD entrance on Sept 10

By hindustantimes.com| Edited by Nandini | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON SEP 08, 2020 04:39 PM IST
National Testing Agency has released the admit cards for Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) AIEEA Undergraduate exam which is scheduled to be held on September 16, 17, 22 and 23, on its official website at icar.nta.nic.in.
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ICAR- AIEEA 2020 revised schedule released for UG, PG, PhD exams

By hindustantimes.com| Edited by Nandini | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON SEP 04, 2020 10:20 PM IST
National Testing Agency has postponed the ICAR AIEEA Undergraduate exam and released a revised schedule for its undergraduate, postgraduate and PhD exams.
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Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu.(PTI file)
Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu.(PTI file)

Vice President urges researchers to come up with innovations to solve farmers’ problems

By Asian News International| Posted by Akhilesh Nagari | New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON AUG 18, 2020 06:29 PM IST
Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu also stressed the need for preventing farmer’s exploitation by middlemen and ensuring remunerative prices for their produce.
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HRD minister Ramesh Pokhriyal. (HT file)
HRD minister Ramesh Pokhriyal. (HT file)

Pokhriyal advises NTA to extend application deadline for UGC NET, CSIR NET and various other exams

By Akhilesh Nagari | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAR 31, 2020 08:38 AM IST
The minister has tweeted this information because of the current coronavirus scare running deep within the country.  
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NTA ICAR AIEEA 2020. (Screengrab)
NTA ICAR AIEEA 2020. (Screengrab)

NTA ICAR AIEEA 2020 registration process begins for UG and PG courses at icar.nta.nic.in

By Akhilesh Nagari | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON MAR 02, 2020 11:19 AM IST
National Testing Agency (NTA) has started the online registration process for ICAR AIEEA 2020 for UG and PG courses and ICAR AICE 2020 for JRF/SRF on its official website.
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ICAR NET exam rescheduled(ICAR)
ICAR NET exam rescheduled(ICAR)

ICAR NET 2019: January 8 exam rescheduled to January 11, latest update here

By Nandini | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 07, 2020 02:37 PM IST
ICAR NET 2019: The exam scheduled for January 8 is likely to be postponed to January 11 in case of any unforeseen situation. However, there is no confirmation of date revision yet.
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ICAR NET 2019 important notice(ICAR NET)
ICAR NET 2019 important notice(ICAR NET)

ICAR NET 2019: Exam schedule may change, important notice issued

By Nandini | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JAN 07, 2020 12:41 PM IST
ICAR NET 2019: The exam scheduled for January 8 is likely to be postponed to January 11 in case of any unforeseen situation. However, there is no confirmation of date revision yet.
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ICAR NET 2019 admit card. (Screengrab)
ICAR NET 2019 admit card. (Screengrab)

ICAR NET 2019 admit card released at asrb.org.in

By Akhilesh Nagari | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 29, 2019 12:05 PM IST
Agriculture Scientist Board will be conducting the ICAR NET 2019 examination from January 8 to 10, 2020, across different centres.
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File photo of the Mithi river in Mumbai.(HT)
File photo of the Mithi river in Mumbai.(HT)

15 years since plan for sewers, Mithi remains polluted

By Manoj R Nair | HT
UPDATED ON DEC 16, 2019 07:47 AM IST
While it has been 15 years since the sewer lines were planned, the Mithi revival project is moving at a snail’s pace.
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ICAR NET 2019 examination rescheduled. (Screengrab)
ICAR NET 2019 examination rescheduled. (Screengrab)

ICAR NET 2019 examination rescheduled to January 2020, check details here

By Akhilesh Nagari | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 23, 2019 12:46 PM IST
The ICAR NET 2019 was earlier scheduled to be conducted from December 9 to 15, 2019. Now, as per the revised schedule, the exam will be conducted from January 6 to 10, 2020.
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Applicants interested and eligible for ICAR NET 2019 examination can apply online at icar.org.in on or before November 4, 2019. (Screengrab)
Applicants interested and eligible for ICAR NET 2019 examination can apply online at icar.org.in on or before November 4, 2019. (Screengrab)

ICAR NET 2019: Application process begins at icar.org.in, here’s how to apply

By Akhilesh Nagari | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON OCT 15, 2019 03:22 PM IST
ICAR NET 2019: The ICAR NET 2019 examination will be tentatively conducted from December 9 to December 15, 2019.
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This winter will be a test case for whether the Centre’s scheme for in-situ management of crop residue has been a success.(AP Photo)
This winter will be a test case for whether the Centre’s scheme for in-situ management of crop residue has been a success.(AP Photo)

How crop diversification and mechanisation can help clean Delhi’s air

By Jayashree Nandi | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON AUG 19, 2019 04:15 PM IST
Half of the Rs 1,150 crore fund allotted by the Centre was utilised last year, another half is being utilised this year to offer subsidies on machinery to manage stubble.
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An Indian farmer walks back after burning paddy crop stubble on the outskirts of Amritsar, Punjab.(Photo: AP)
An Indian farmer walks back after burning paddy crop stubble on the outskirts of Amritsar, Punjab.(Photo: AP)

15% dip in crop residue burning: ICAR

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON AUG 14, 2019 08:14 AM IST
Mohapatra said this was mainly because more farmers have been opting for mechanised technology to dispose of crop residue, such as the Happy-Seeder/zero-tillage technology that cuts paddy straw, sows wheat in the soil and puts straw over the sown area, making it act like mulch.
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John’s Snapper or Golden snapper (Lutjanus johnii) is one of the species that was identified as commercially and ecologically important for the mangrove biodiversity under the study.(CIFE Mumbai)
John’s Snapper or Golden snapper (Lutjanus johnii) is one of the species that was identified as commercially and ecologically important for the mangrove biodiversity under the study.(CIFE Mumbai)

19 species use mangroves from Mumbai, Konkan for breeding: DNA study

By Badri Chatterjee, Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON JUL 29, 2019 01:48 AM IST
Six of them commercially, ecologically important; study will help improve conservation efforts
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NTA ICAR Results 2019: National Testing Agency (NTA) on Wednesday declared the ICAR AIEEA 2019 result .(ntaicar.nic.in)
NTA ICAR Results 2019: National Testing Agency (NTA) on Wednesday declared the ICAR AIEEA 2019 result .(ntaicar.nic.in)

NTA ICAR Results 2019 : AIEEA result declared at ntaicar.nic.in

By Nilesh Mathur | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUL 17, 2019 11:26 PM IST
NTA ICAR results 2019: National Testing Agency (NTA) on Wednesday declared the ICAR AIEEA 2019 result . Here is how to check NTA ICAR results 2019.
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NTA on Monday released the admit card for ICAR- AIEEA (UG), ICAR- AIEEA (PG) and ICAR- AICE-JRF/SRF (PGS) exams. Here is the direct link to download the admit card.(HT file)
NTA on Monday released the admit card for ICAR- AIEEA (UG), ICAR- AIEEA (PG) and ICAR- AICE-JRF/SRF (PGS) exams. Here is the direct link to download the admit card.(HT file)

NTA releases ICAR AIEEA 2019 admit card at ntaicar.nic.in, here’s direct link to download

By Nilesh Mathur | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUN 17, 2019 11:51 PM IST
NTA ICAR AIEEA admit card 2019: The National Testing Agency (NTA) on Monday released the admit card for ICAR- AIEEA (UG), ICAR- AIEEA (PG) and ICAR- AICE-JRF/SRF (PGS) exams.
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NTA will release the admit card for ICAR- AIEEA (UG), ICAR- AIEEA (PG) and ICAR- AICE-JRF/SRF (PGS) exams today.(HT file)
NTA will release the admit card for ICAR- AIEEA (UG), ICAR- AIEEA (PG) and ICAR- AICE-JRF/SRF (PGS) exams today.(HT file)

ICAR AIEEA 2019 admit card to be released by NTA today at ntaicar.nic.in, here’s how to download

By Nilesh Mathur | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUN 17, 2019 02:16 PM IST
NTA ICAR AIEEA admit card 2019: The National Testing Agency (NTA) will release the admit card for ICAR- AIEEA (UG), ICAR- AIEEA (PG) and ICAR- AICE-JRF/SRF (PGS) exams today.
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Eating fish that are caught from sustainable stocks will tackle overfishing and juvenile killing, which is threatening marine species to extinction.(HT File)
Eating fish that are caught from sustainable stocks will tackle overfishing and juvenile killing, which is threatening marine species to extinction.(HT File)

Juvenile fishing: Eating ocean fish into extinction

By Manoj R Nair | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON JUN 17, 2019 12:54 AM IST
Research by the Mangrove and Marine Biodiversity Conservation Foundation of Maharashtra says illegal fishing methods such as using banned nets are killing juveniles that have not had a chance to breed
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NTA ICAR AIEEA admit card on June 17(HT File)
NTA ICAR AIEEA admit card on June 17(HT File)

NTA ICAR AIEEA admit card to be released on June 17

By Nandini | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUN 11, 2019 10:51 AM IST
National Testing Agency (NTA) will release the admit card for ICAR AIEEA 2019 on June 17. Candidates will be able to download from ntaicar.net.in.
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Skymet updated its monsoon onset forecast date by three days on Monday(Mujeeb Faruqui/HT)
Skymet updated its monsoon onset forecast date by three days on Monday(Mujeeb Faruqui/HT)

Delay sowing due to late monsoon: Skymet advisory

By Jayashree Nandi | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUN 04, 2019 12:57 AM IST
According to Skymet Weather, farmers in Maharashtra should sow crops such as cotton, soybean and lentils — tur, moong, urad — around June 15.
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