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The first report on how India achieves nuclear safety
It lists important safety improvements at each power station, starting with Tarapur

Sun no longer the biggest body in the solar system
The honour has fallen temporarily to a cometThe comet is still expanding at 0.5 km per second

Clues from Antarctica aid in search for water on Mars
In recent years, scientists have examined images of several sites on Mars where water appears to have flowed to the surface and left behind a trail of sediment.Those sites closely resemble places where water flows today in the McMurdo Dry ...
Speaking Of Science

Humans are not the only sapiens
The notion that humans are superior to chimps in all cognitive functions is challenged


Agriculture


FARMER'S NOTEBOOK
Effective strategy to overcome land, water degradation
He has earned a net profit of Rs. 90,000 in one year from the crop

Managing bruchids in stored groundnut
Groundnut is an important oil seed crop and is grown commercially in many parts of the country. Among the insect pests attacking groundnut especially during storage, is the groundnut bruchid, Caryedon serratus Olivier ...


FARM QUERIES
Preventing worms
Worm infestation is a common problem in vegetable and fruit cultivation. On early detection, a light spray of malathion (2ml dissolved in one litre of water) and for advanced stages of infestation, metasystax (2ml dissolved in one litre of ...


FARM QUERIES
Intercrops in banana
Please suggest some vegetable crops that can be cultivated in banana plantations as intercrops S. Nagendra Rao Andhra PradeshYou can grow brinjal, bhendi, tomato and several yam varieties as ...


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