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India has done well in the information technology (IT) sector and has the potential to excel in biotechnology as well, World Food Prize laureate Marc Van Montagu said today.
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He said that one should recognise the fundamental distinction between the first green revolution and today`s green revolution.
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A green NGO criticised Prime Minister Manmohan Singh`s statement that issues like genetically modified food or nuclear energy cannot be settled by faith, emotion or fear but by structured debate.
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There is a need for a large-scale publicly funded biotechnology programme in agriculture.
Last Updated: Sunday, February 28, 2010, 22:13
The `spat` over GM vegetables on
ethical grounds was meaningless while millions of people are
starving in the world, renowned biomaterial scientist of the
US Prof Buddy D Ratner said Sunday.
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India is in no hurry to
introduce commercial cultivation of Bt Brinjal, Environment
Minister Jairam Ramesh said here on Saturday after facing stiff
opposition at a public hearing.
Last Updated: Thursday, January 07, 2010, 23:01
Allowing genetically modified (GM)
food crop in the country will be a big disaster, a top genetic
scientist said here today.
Last Updated: Sunday, September 20, 2009, 09:19
Over 24,000 people have asked big manufacturers of processed foods in India, including Nestle, Britannia and Hindustan Unilever, not to use GM foods.
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