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Bt Cotton: Expert demands inquiry

The story of Bt cotton cultivation in India is getting murkier by the day and it deserves a full fledged inquiry on all aspects, said Dr Suman Sahai of'Gene Campaign'.In a press conference in New......

As debate rages on GM crops, GEAC in limbo

Even as the Supreme Court is set to hear the petition to ban testing of genetically modified (GM) crops on October 29, the apex body that is supposed to regulate GM crops in the country, the......

GEAC to enforce Bt brinjal ban

Companies with any seeds of Bt brinjal, the genetically modified version of the vegetable, will have to register the details with the government, to ensure none of it is sowed or otherwise gets......

Ban first, learn later: MPs accept paid 'US study tour'

Three weeks after the Bharatiya Janata Party overruled field trials for 15 genetically modified crops, a group of members of Parliament from Bharatiya Janata Party and the Shiv Sena are heading to......

Genetically modified crops' field trials put on hold

In a move that marks the first successful policy intervention of Swadeshi Jagaran Manch and Bharatiya Kisan Sangh -- both affiliates of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh -- the Narendra Modi-led......

GM field trials: Regulator proposes but most states decline

The Genetic Engineering Approval Committee has approved field trials for 11 crop varieties but that clears only the first hurdle in the way of genetically-modified crops. Another major hitch could......
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Q. What is bt brinjal??....tell in brief....
:  A. : "The Bt toxin is 1000 times more concentrated than in Bt sprays, which do not themselves have a history of safe use." In simple words,...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-is-bt-brinjal....tell-in-brief....//answers/16651589

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Q. What is B.T. Brinjal?
Tisha Bhambry:  A. Bt Brinjal is a transgenic brinjal created out of inserting a gene [Cry 1Ac] from the soil bacterium Bacillus thuringiensis into Brinjal. The...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-is-b.t.-brinjal/16604737/answers/16549688

BANJUL KUMAR
Q. Why there is so much fuss over BT Brinjal?
BANJUL KUMAR:  A. This case discusses the introduction of bt brinjal in india in the backdrop of the controversy surrounding genetically modified (gm) crops in...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/why-there-is-so-much-fuss-over-bt-brinjal/16549664/answers/16492458

Uncommon Freind
Q. What is this BT Brinjal issue?
Uncommon Freind:  A. THIS CASE DISCUSSES THE INTRODUCTION OF BT BRINJAL IN INDIA IN THE BACKDROP OF THE CONTROVERSY SURROUNDING GENETICALLY MODIFIED (GM) CROPS IN...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-is-this-bt-brinjal-issue/16492288/answers/16492444

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Q. Can a salwar kurta also make a fashion statement?
Hitler :  A. every things we use in gud style with geace ,it will make fashion more

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An RIB solution to make pests non-resistant to Bt gene

Nagpur-based Central Institute for Cotton Research will soon write to the Genetic Engineering Appraisal Committee (GEAC) to allow sale of refuge in... ...

http://www.thehindubusinessline.com/industry-and-economy/agri-biz/an-rib-solution-to-make-pests-nonresistant-to-bt-gene/article6398040.ece?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=RSS_Syndication
Clearance without compliance

The Hindu SLASH AND BURN: By proposing to reduce the worth of environmental laws, the government is doing a serious disservice which can have... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/opinion/op-ed/comment-article-clearance-without-compliance/article6391834.ece?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=RSS_Syndication
Centre to take call on allowing GM crop field trials after SC decision

Environment minister Prakash Javadekar on Tuesday said the government will take a call on allowing field trials of GM crops only after the... ...

http://www.financialexpress.com/news/centre-to-take-call-on-allowing-gm-crop-field-trials-after-sc-decision/1285045/
More Bangladeshis to bite in to Bt brinjal

Bangladesh will soon commence large scale production of Bt brinjal. To meet the growing demand for Bt brinjal seeds from the farming community,... ...

http://www.thehindubusinessline.com/industry-and-economy/agri-biz/more-bangladeshis-to-bite-in-to-bt-brinjal/article6370274.ece?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=RSS_Syndication
Foreign fears, Indian tears

The lingering uncertainty over the field trials of genetically modified (GM) crops is tacitly hurting the government. That is because a large... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/opinion/surinder-sud-foreign-fears-indian-tears-114082501287_1.html

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