Thursday, Jan 20 2022 | Time 08:30 Hrs(IST)
image
States » North


IIT Kanpur launches soil-testing device that can detect soil health in only 90 sec

Kanpur, Dec 13 (UNI) In a first, IIT Kanpur has developed a portable soil testing device that can detect soil health in just 90 seconds through an embedded mobile application.
The rapid soil testing device will assist individual farmers for obtaining soil health parameters of agricultural fields with recommended dose of fertilizers. The technology titled Portable Soil Testing Device viz. “Bhu Parikshak” is transferred to an agritech company named AgroNxt Services Pvt Ltd.
This first-of-its-kind novel invention is based on Near Infrared Spectroscopy technology that provides real time soil analysis report on smart phones with an embedded mobile application named Bhu Parikshak available on Google Play Store.
More News

Kejriwal govt should not cause hindrance in release of imprisoned Sikhs : Dhindsa

20 Jan 2022 | 1:42 AM

Chandigarh, Jan 19 (UNI) Strongly opposing AAP convener and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, Shiromani Akali Dal (Sanyukt) President and Rajya Sabha Member Sukhdev Singh Dhindsa said on Wednesday that Kejriwal who is ignorant of Panthic ideology should refrain himself from causing any hindrance in the release of Prof Devinderpal Singh Bhullar and 20 other imprisoned Sikhs.

see more..

AAP to implement pro-Punjab financial model for prosperity of state: Bhagwant Mann

20 Jan 2022 | 1:35 AM

Chandigarh, Jan 19 (UNI) Holding the SAD, Congress, Captain and BJP responsible for the poor economic condition of Punjab, Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) Punjab chief Bhagwant Mann on Wednesday said that these traditional parties and political families have looted Punjab for decades and used its resources, land and exchequer for their personal gains.

see more..

Calling Omicron mild disease is misleading: Expert

20 Jan 2022 | 12:42 AM

Hamirpur (HP), Jan 19 (UNI) Advisor for National Immunization Programme, Dr Naresh Purohit said on Wednesday that the Omicron may be less severe, on average, but the narrative that it is a mild disease is misleading, hurts the overall response, and costs more lives.

see more..

Over 91 per cent licensed arms deposited ahead of assembly polls: Punjab CEO

20 Jan 2022 | 12:31 AM

Chandigarh, Jan 19 (UNI) Complying with the directions of Election Commission of India (ECI), as many as 3,54,075 licensed weapons have been deposited in the state ahead of Punjab Assembly Elections, scheduled to be held on February 20, 2022, officials informed on Wednesday.

see more..

HP: Five arrested for causing death through spurious liquor

20 Jan 2022 | 12:26 AM

Shimla, Jan 19 (UNI) Himachal Pradesh police arrested five persons in connection with death of five people at Salapur under Sundernagar police station on Wednesday after consuming spurious liquor.

see more..
image