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#WhatTheFAQ: Cheetahs step on India soil 70 years after extinctions. What's their significance?

Prime Minister Narendra Modi released three cheetahs from Namibia at Kuno National Park in Madhya Pradesh on his 72nd birth anniversary, that is, September 17, 2022

Published on 17th September 2022
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Are you ready to inhabit Mars? Because IISc has come up with space bricks made from Martian soil 

As per researchers, this method provides an advantage — reduced porosity of the bricks. This has been an obstacle when it comes to using other methods to make bricks from Martian soil

Published on 21st April 2022
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IIT-K develops farmer-friendly device to detect soil health in 90 seconds

The portable and wireless soil testing device requires a mere 5 grams of dry soil sample to detect macronutrients present

Published on 13th December 2021
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Know your soils: BHU scientist warns against 'unscientific' tree plantation

Professor U K Chaudhary warns concerned officials to bring themselves up-to-date with adequate knowledge of the anatomy of the soil before embarking on afforestation drives

Published on 12th July 2021
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IIT Mandi team develops software that accurately predicts movement of contaminants through soil 

The software is especially useful in estimating fertiliser application in agricultural fields, predicting the spread of leachate from landfill disposal and designing disposal mechanisms

Published on 7th June 2021
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IIT Mandi, University of California develop new tech to predict movement of contaminants in soil

According to IIT Mandi, which led the research, the software is especially useful in estimating fertiliser application in agricultural fields, predicting the spread of leachate from landfill disposal

Published on 6th June 2021
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#ThrowBackToday: Captured by Pak, Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman was back on Indian soil on this day two years back  

In today's #TBT, we recollect what happened when Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman's jet was shot down in Pakistan and what ensued between him and the villagers. He is a true blue braveheart, we say

Published on 1st March 2021
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IIT Madras Civil Engineering experts visit Ayodhya Ram Mandir site, collect soil samples

In all probability, the sample collection, evaluation and piling work on the site would be completed till October 15

Published on 23rd September 2020
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Lack of labour force and soil problem delaying completion of first medical college in Nagaland: Health Minister

The first medical college in Nagaland is being set up at Phriebagei in Kohima district. The foundation stone of the medical college was laid by Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio in 2014

Published on 11th September 2020
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Smart gardening kits to app that checks soil moisture. Why modern farmer must check out Farm 19

Before Farm19 came Eve19 which was established to help make way for the former. Lakshmi Kamal Sanjay and Ravindra Babu started it all 

Published on 20th July 2019
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Can India ever produce greens sans soil? Future Farms aims to do just that with the right dose of awareness and water 

Started five years ago, Future Farms envisioned a clean food network for India and with over five branches and one due in Nepal, is working hard towards serving the people some clean greens

Published on 13th November 2017

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