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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......

What's behind Bharat Biotech's Zika 'hype'?

Bharat Biotech started work on developing a vaccine against Zika way back in 2014, but the timing of its announcement has created a flutter in the market. When Bharat Biotech recently......
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Eyeing a harvest of GM crops, Centre readies draft policy

NEW DELHI: The Centre is slowly setting the stage for more genetically modified crops after they pass the test of public safety parameters to... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/Eyeing-a-harvest-of-GM-crops-Centre-readies-draft-policy/articleshow/52473583.cms
A new policy needed for GM seeds

It is time seeds are removed from the list of essential commodities The ministry of agriculture has done well to roll back the implementation of... ...

http://www.livemint.com/Opinion/lAB4aJlNNVPYmIsdmfEk7N/A-new-policy-needed-for-GM-seeds.html
India - 18 field trials, testing various kinds of GM seeds, are under way, says Environment Minister (The Hindu)

Panel set up by Environment Ministry to take a call on GM mustard. Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar has said the use of genetically... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/18-gm-seed-trials-are-on-centre/article8637888.ece
Govt takes time to okay commercial cultivation of GM mustard

The NDA government has approved 18 field trials of genetically modified crops in the last two years, but needed more time to decide on the... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/548270/govt-takes-time-okay-commercial.html
Prakash Javadekar

Environment minister Prakash Javadekar says government has decided against such a move, but promises to act if concrete information is provided New... ...

http://www.livemint.com/Politics/AO3jRoQzrwXeP353cZ8U1L/I-have-not-dug-up-issues-with-environment-clearances-by-UPA.html

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