India, US close to trade deal
Prospects of an early conclusion of the India-US trade deal have brightened with the two sides reducing their differences and agreeing to allow more goods to be shipped by both countries, besides cutting import duty on contentious items, including high-end bikes like Harley-Davidsons.
Dairy imports from US could be allowed after certification from veterinary officials
New Delhi is willing to allow dairy imports from the US ...
US stops duty benefits for $5.6 billion of Indian exports
India says GSP withdrawal will not hit trade hard, may impose retaliatory duties on...
Explore the Thiksey region in Leh, discover many cultural secrets
Enjoy the view of the Willow Trees as you take a leisurely morning stroll to listen to the birdsongs of rare birds.
New eco-friendly battery made of seeds and pine resin
Lithium batteries also contain other, even rarer materials that are hard to replace and require large energy inputs and toxic chemicals for the recovery process.
A not-so-fantastical plan to save California from drought with cacti
"Grassroots Cactivism" is the name of the concept by Ali Chen, which taps the prickly pear as a renewable centerpiece of a water purifying system.
What do Bezos, Buffett and Dimon have in common? Meet Todd Combs
In late January the three billionaires announced they were teaming up to form a company.
US Supreme Court lifts ban on sale of GM crop
The Supreme Court lifted Monday a four-year ban on the sale in the United States of genetically modified alfalfa, which farmers fear contaminates others crops.
POKE ME: GoI must not interfere between GM technology providers and licensees
Agriculturally advanced countries have been using the technology to improve farm output for their people as well as for exporting purposes.
Here's why you must eat broccoli
Do you have children who absolutely hate leafy vegetables? A culinary expert suggests easy recipes your child will never complain about.
Woodstock farm's up for sale
The famous farm near the alfalfa field that drew 400,000 people to Woodstock for three days of sex, drugs and rock ‘n’ roll is up for sale.
Bush calls for immediate action on economic stimulus plan
President George W. Bush appealed on Saturday for swift congressional action on an economic rescue initiative and an electronic surveillance law that soon expires.
A trip to an ostrich farm in Oudtshoorn, South Africa leaves simply o-struck!
Green shoots are among the best things to eat
All this talk of green shoots these days is getting varied reactions. For some people it means hope of economic rebound, for others they are too fragile, or a false sign concealing deeper problems.
Budget 2011: Finance Bill 2011
A BILL to give effect to the financial proposals of the Central Government for the financial year 2011-2012. Be it enacted by Parliament in the Sixty-second Year of the Republic of India as follows:-
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