Last Updated: Monday, October 07, 2013, 16:10
Extended periods of stress can cause bee colony failures, according to a new study.
Last Updated: Wednesday, July 31, 2013, 00:45
UN body Food & Agriculture Organisation asked developing countries like India to speed up the withdrawal of hazardous pesticides from their markets.
Last Updated: Monday, April 29, 2013, 20:00
The European Commission received the go-ahead Monday to slap a two-year ban across the European Union on the use of pesticides blamed for a sharp decline in bee populations, an EU diplomat said.
Last Updated: Friday, March 30, 2012, 09:25
Two studies suggest a common type of pesticide is causing problems for honeybees and bumblebees.
Last Updated: Sunday, January 08, 2012, 21:40
At least 40 people
were taken ill after inhaling toxic gas leaked from a
pesticide plant at Maitapur in Simulia area of Odisha`s
Last Updated: Wednesday, July 20, 2011, 19:28
The Delhi High Court was on Wednesday informed that no banned pesticides were detected in tests conducted on vegetable samples collected from markets in the national capital.
Last Updated: Friday, March 11, 2011, 17:53
As many as 67 pesticides that have
either been banned or severely restricted by some countries,
have been allowed for use on crops in India, Agriculture
Minister Sharad Pawar admitted in the Rajya Sabha.
Last Updated: Friday, March 11, 2011, 13:10
Two children died and five others were hospitalised in Uttar Pradesh after they consumed potatoes that may have contained too much pesticide, medical officials said on Friday.
Last Updated: Friday, January 21, 2011, 16:27
The use of a new generation of pesticides could be blamed for bees` mysterious decline.
Last Updated: Friday, December 03, 2010, 20:51
Passage of bills to check spurious
seeds and pesticides has been delayed and Agriculture Minister
Sharad Pawar is blaming the Opposition-engineered deadlock in
Parliament for it.
Last Updated: Sunday, November 28, 2010, 14:02
Kerala government has
asked the Centre to delegate the responsibilities of managing
the use of pesticides to the states.
Last Updated: Tuesday, August 31, 2010, 09:30
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