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Andhra Pradesh gears up to tap benefits of Salicornia plant

Andhra Pradesh gears up to tap benefits of Salicornia plant

CSMCRI experts promise to help preparation of salt substitute from plant: official Blessed with the abundant crop of Salicornia, a plant that grows in salty marshes in the mangrove wetlands, the State government has intensified the efforts to tap commercial benefits from the plant through cultivation as well as extraction …

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YSRCP seeks immediate bypolls

YSRCP seeks immediate bypolls

MP says the five Lok Sabha seats vacated by party members should be filled now After its principal opponent, the Telugu Desam Party, stole a march over it by moving a no-trust vote against the Modi government on Friday, the YSR Congress Party plans to push for byelections to the …

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Samathuva Virundhu at Dalit cook’s house

Samathuva Virundhu at Dalit cook’s house

Pappal cooks a feast for more than 100 people and serves a message or two on equality In a bid to send across a strong message against casteism, members of the Thanthai Periyar Dravidar Kazhagam (TPDK) on Sunday partook of a ‘Samathuva Virundhu’ feast organised at the residence of Pappal, …

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Flash floods in Cauvery claim 5 lives

Flash floods in Cauvery claim 5 lives

Five people were washed away while they were taking bath in Cauvery at Reddiyur, near Mettur, on Sunday. By dusk, the rescue teams managed to recovere the bodies of four. Gopal of Reddiyur was working at the Mettur Thermal Power Station. His brother, Saravanan, 35, of Vijayamangalam in Erode district, …

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Amit Shah will have to tackle incumbency in Rajasthan

Amit Shah will have to tackle incumbency in Rajasthan

The national president of the ruling party would be in Jaipur after a year to take stock of its state unit. It is believed to be a visit to enthuse party workers, meet the state team under a new president and take stock of ground situation as part of poll …

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Passports, DNA Tests and Unique IDs for Kathiawari War Horses in Gujarat

Passports, DNA Tests and Unique IDs for Kathiawari War Horses in Gujarat

The Gujarat government is planning to issue passports and a unique identification number to horses belonging to the Kathiawari breed in an effort to protect and increase their greatly diminished numbers. The state’s animal husbandry department in association with the Kathiawari Horse Breeders’ Association (KHBA) will register the horses and …

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