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Monday, May 20, 2013
Europe set to ban bee-killing pesticides
The European Commission received the go-ahead Monday to slap a two-year ban across the European Unio...
Commonly used pesticide may harm bees: Study
Two studies suggest a common type of pesticide is causing problems for honeybees and bumblebees.
40 taken ill after inhaling toxic gas
At least 40 people were taken ill after inhaling toxic gas leaked from a pesticide plant at Maitap...
No banned pesticides in Delhi veggies, court told
The Delhi High Court was on Wednesday informed that no banned pesticides were detected in tests cond...
Pesticides near workplace raises Parkinson`s risk: Study
People exposed to pesticides at workplace are at a greater risk of suffering from Parkinson`s diseas...
Pesticides banned abroad, used in India: Pawar
As many as 67 pesticides that have either been banned or severely restricted by some countries, ha...
Toxic potatoes kill two children, five hospitalised
Two children died and five others were hospitalised in Uttar Pradesh after they consumed potatoes th...
`Pesticides killing honeybees worldwide`
The use of a new generation of pesticides could be blamed for bees` mysterious decline.
Deadlock in Par delaying seeds, pesticides bills: Pawar
Passage of bills to check spurious seeds and pesticides has been delayed and Agriculture Minister ...
Kerala asks Centre to delegate the management of pesticides
Kerala government has asked the Centre to delegate the responsibilities of managing the use of pes...
US grapples with bedbugs, misuse of pesticides
A resurgence of bedbugs across the US has homeowners and apartment dwellers taking desperate measure...
Prenatal exposure to pesticides linked to attention problems
Kids who were exposed to organophosphate pesticides while still in mother’s womb are more likely to ...
Naval divers commence search for polluting pesticides
A team of specialist Navy divers today commenced diving operations in Rayarom river near Alakkode i...
Herbal supplements ‘contain toxic metals and pesticides’
There’s a reason to worry for those who regularly consume herbal dietary supplements.
Pesticides ‘put the unborn at cancer risk’
Pesticides put pregnant women at greater risk of having children with cancer, say researchers.
Australian wheat consignment had overdose of pesticides
A consignment of 1,250 tonnes of wheat imported from Australia was detained at the Chennai port si...
Pesticides poisoning Ganges river dolphins
River pollution due to extensive use of pesticides is dangerous for the critically endangered Ganges...
Two new biopesticides to combat fungal, viral pests
Two new bio pesticides to combat fungal & viral pests attacking paddy, sugarcane, cotton and groundn...
Fast, cheap ‘dipstick’ test to identify pesticides in foods
A team of Canadian scientists has developed a fast, inexpensive ‘dipstick’ test to identify small am...
Are pesticides to blame for farmer suicides?
Are higher levels of exposure to pesticides to blame for the rising tide of suicides among farmers i...
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