Last Updated: Tuesday, January 21, 2014, 17:06
Pesticides are affecting the physical growth of bumblebees thereby putting the survival of their colonies at risk, according to a new study.
Last Updated: Wednesday, January 08, 2014, 16:41
More than 1,000 people have fallen ill after eating pesticide-contaminated frozen food as a scandal widens across Japan, Jiji Press reported today.
Last Updated: Wednesday, December 11, 2013, 18:03
A dozen people protesting the demolition of their homes in central China drank pesticide in Beijing in a desperate bid for attention that underscores the failures of a decades-old petitioning system.
Last Updated: Friday, September 20, 2013, 14:25
Special Investigation Team (SIT) of the Bihar Police Friday detained a pesticide trader in connection with the mid-day meal tragedy in a school that claimed 23 lives in July.
Last Updated: Saturday, July 27, 2013, 12:23
Manoj Kumar Chaudhary of primary school at Maudhiara village in Rohtas had kept the pesticide, Thymet, on the rack where the utensils had been kept.
Last Updated: Friday, July 26, 2013, 23:21
A teacher was on Friday arrested for carrying a bottle of pesticide in a school at Sasaram in Bihar`s Rohtas, close on heels of death of 23 school students who took poisoned midday meal in Chhapra.
Last Updated: Sunday, July 21, 2013, 23:05
After the Bihar mid-day meal tragedy in which 23 children lost their lives, investigators on Sunday found five packets of pesticide from absconding school principal Meena Devi`s house.
Last Updated: Saturday, June 08, 2013, 15:31
The Central Tuber Crops Research Institute here has developed a bio-pesticide from tapioca for effectively tackling pests destroying vegetable and fruit plants.
Last Updated: Tuesday, August 14, 2012, 15:08
Groundwater in key Ganga river basin states of Uttarakhand, UP and Bihar has residues of different pesticides, the government told the Rajya Sabha.
Last Updated: Monday, April 30, 2012, 16:26
A couple caused a flutter at the grievance day at the collectorate today when they fainted after consuming liquid pesticide, frustrated over the police `inaction` on their petition.
Last Updated: Monday, April 09, 2012, 15:29
Imidacloprid, a common pesticide, may have been responsible for the sharp worldwide decline of honeybee colonies since 2006.
Last Updated: Thursday, December 29, 2011, 09:50
Israeli scientists have developed an inexpensive environment friendly pesticide.
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