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Eminent scientist P M Bhargava passes away

Renowned scientist Pushpa Mitra Bhargava, the founder director of CSIR-Centre for Cellular Molecular Biology in Hyderabad, who returned his Padma Bhushan award two years ago in protest against the......

A 'corporate hand' behind the 'foreign hand'?

It is regrettable that the IB has tried to devalue the expertise available both within the concerned ministry and in the scientific community by its allegations. Governments and NGOs in many......

At Ground Zero of India's war on AIDS

Pune and Chennai are two of the places where trials are on to actualise the world's dream of a vaccine to prevent the deadly Acquired Immunodeficiency Disease Syndrome. Till date there is no cure......

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......

Ist trial phase of AIDS vaccine complete

Upbeat at the successful completion ofclinical trials of an HIV/AIDS vaccine on first 10 volunteers in Pune, the Indian Council of Medical Research on Wednesday said if things go right the antidote......

The desi genetic engineer and his fine crop of mustard

GM is already in our food chain for years. The approval for indigenous GM mustard should put fake fear-mongering to rest, says Shekhar Gupta.   If you want to see how some of the issues most......

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......

Bt brinjal, a step towards disaster

The government's Genetic Engineering Approval Committee has cleared the commercial cultivation of genetically modified (GM) brinjal (eggplant, aubergine or baingan, known variously as vanga, vangi......

Ministry panel reveals data on GM brinjal

Data on clinical trials of genetically-modified brinjal have been made public by the Genetic Engineering Approval Committee of the environment ministry.The development comes even as Maharashtra......

No nod for GM food crop trials

At a crucial meeting in New Delhi, the Genetic Engineering Approval Committee discussed various genetically modified seeds, including cotton.However, GEAC said it has not approved multi-locational......
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Why this farm crisis?

City: New Delhi It is an epic challenge for the Indian farmers to gain maximum while in deficit and not lose when there is surplus production. A... ...

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RSS union demands CBI probe against govt regulatory body

Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh affiliate Bharatiya Kisan Sangh (BKS), which is vehemently opposed to genetically modified crop, has trained its guns... ...

http://www.catchnews.com/india-news/gm-crops-rss-union-demands-cbi-probe-against-govt-regulatory-body-88482.html
GEAC defers approval for commercial release of GM Mustard

The Genetic Engineering Appraisal Committee (GEAC) under the Environment Ministry has suspended the proposal to release the Genetically Modified... ...

http://www.prokerala.com/news/articles/a782200.html
India drags feet on GM mustard permit amid powerful opposition

* Environment ministry puts GM mustard approval on hold * Move follows "representations from different stakeholders" * Cotton only GM crop allowed... ...

http://www.sify.com/finance/india-drags-feet-on-gm-mustard-permit-amid-powerful-opposition-news-economy-rkyntJgfhdjae.html

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