December 1, 2021

India eyes trade deals with Central American, Caribbean countries

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From Sidhartha| TNN NEW DELHI: India is looking to expand its trade footprint in America with initial discussions initiated in the government for a possible free trade agreement (FTA) with Caribbean and Central American countries and a logistics hub in Panama to help shipment of goods. The move comes with fresh overtures to Cuba, which […]

Anti-cholesterol agents extracted from wild plants

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By Snehlata Shrivastav| TNN From Times of India NAGPUR: Researcher from the Botany Department at Nagpur University has extracted and purified certain pharmacologically and bioactive phytosterols (plant-based cholesterols) from wild plants which can potentially counter the activity of animal cholesterol in human beings. The researcher, Pradnya Anasane, has also identified edible seeds of certain vegetables […]

Eight dead, 100 injured after massive earthquake jolts northeastern India

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By Oinam Sunil & K Sarojkumar Sharma | TNN From Times of India RANCHI/IMPHAL/GUWAHATI: At least eight persons were killed and 100 injured in Manipur when a 6.7 magnitude earthquake hit northeastern India early Monday morning at around 4:36 am. There is large scale damage in Imphal with many houses reporting huge cracks. Walls of […]