He said that one should recognise the fundamental distinction between the first green revolution and today`s green revolution.
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.
There is a need for a large-scale publicly funded biotechnology programme in agriculture.
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.
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.
Over 24,000 people have asked big manufacturers of processed foods in India, including Nestle, Britannia and Hindustan Unilever, not to use GM foods.
Day in Pics: 22nd December
Showbiz World - December 22, 2014
Sunny Leone with Mastizaade