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Wednesday, May 22, 2013
Karnataka govt has open mind on GM crops
Karnataka government has an open mind on the issue of genetically modified crops, and favours giving...
India cannot completely abandon GM crops: Govt
India cannot afford to completely abandon genetically modified (GM) crops and the government is tryi...
Pawar favours field trial of GM crops
Amid depleting natural resources, Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar Monday again pushed for field tr...
Govt can`t ban field trials of GM crops: Pawar
Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar has said the government can`t take "luxurious decision of banning"...
GM crops must for country, govt tells SC
Grappling with rising cases of dengue, Delhi government today decided to launch an SMS campaign to e...
SC declines to restrain GM crops` field trials
The Supreme Court Monday declined to restrain the government from going ahead with the open field tr...
Parliamentary panel seeks probe into Bt Brinjal
A parliamentary panel Thursday recommended a probe into the issue of Bt Brinjal.
Ramesh moots govt study on GM crops as sustainable option
Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh Tuesday suggested a government study to ascertain that gene...
SC seeks report on GM crops` field trials
The Supreme Court on Thursday sought form an expert committee a report on desirability of the field ...
`Ban on Bt brinjal hurting Indian scientists`
A leading Indian biochemist has urged Environment & Forests ministry to lift ban on Bt brinjal.
Pro-GM crops group mobilising opinion in states
With a moratorium on cultivation of GM crops, pro-biotech crops group are now mobilising opinion in ...
Pawar advocates GM crops for meeting food security plans
Food and Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar on Saturday advocated introduction of genetically modifie...
Research in 36 more GM crops in process: Ramesh
Research projects on at least 36 genetically modified crops including rice, okra, brinjal, potato, g...
Study indicates farmers not keen on GM crops
In the backdrop of the controversy over the safety of use of Bt brinjal in the country, a study has...
`Steps adequate to avoid contamination during GM field trials`
Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh today said the prescribed stipulations to avoid contamination o...
Greenpeace denounces UN support for GM crops in Mexico
The UN`s Food and Agriculture Organisation is supporting the introduction of transgenic, or genetica...
Going by science, Bt Brinjal is safe: Prithviraj Chavan
Science Minister Prithviraj Chavan on Sunday said here that there is no point "emotionalising the is...
Experts caution on the introduction of GM crops
With Bt brinjal issue sparking a controversy, agricultural experts and farmers leaders Saturday un...
Monsanto to continue research on GM crops in India
A day after the Indian govt. placed a moratorium on cultivation of Bt Brinjal, US-based firm Monsant...
Developing nations lack biosafety norms to test GM crops: IFPRI
As many as 100 developing countries lack biosafety norms to test the risks posed by genetically mo...
Make clear stand on GM crops field trial: SC asks Govt
The Supreme Court on Tuesday sought response from the Centre on the steps taken by it to regulate ...
Genetically modified crops succumb to bug infection
As the debate over the safety of genetically modified food continues to rage, biologists have found ...
World must use GM crops: UK science academy
The world needs GM crops both to raise food yields and minimize environmental impact of farming, Bri...
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