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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......

A freedom of our own

Each year, as August 15 rolls around, we find ourselves more distant from the colonialism that once shackled the nation, and further along towards a destiny of our own creation. The character of......

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......

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......

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Q. Why there is so much fuss over BT Brinjal?
:  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//answers/16492458

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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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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... ...

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Mandava Holdings Plans PE Fund Raise

@Mandava_Holdings , the parent of Bt-cotton producer @Nuziveedu2693 , is planning to raise over INR 8,000 Mn by the PE route. The funding raise... ...

http://www.dealcurry.com/2014094-Mandava-Holdings-Plans-PE-Fund-Raise.htm
- Minutes concerning lecithin amended at 15th authority meeting of FSSAI

The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI), the country's apex food regulator, convened its fifteenth authority meeting recently. It... ...

http://www.fnbnews.com/article/detnews.asp?articleid=36014§ionid=1
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
Ebola vaccine from GSK fast-tracked into clinical trials

The GSK vaccine consists of a common cold virus, called an adenovirus, that has been engineered to carry two genes of the Ebola virus. Animal... ...

http://www.livemint.com/Politics/j4Ma8GIiLmP6vfok0vR0DN/Ebola-vaccine-from-GSK-fasttracked-into-clinical-trials.html

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