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Press Statement by Prime Minister during his visit to Portugal (June 24, 2017) 24.6.2017 Govt of india: PIB
Press Statement by Prime Minister during his visit to Portugal (June 24, 2017)
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Dow launches new GMO corn after landing China import approval 15.6.2017 Sify Finance
By Dominique Patton and Hallie Gu
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Secret behind the success of India's stem cell firms 6.6.2017 Rediff: Business
Endorsement by celebrities such as Aishwarya Rai, Hrithik Roshan among others and increasing awareness among customers are helping stem cell firms grow the brand footprint
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First phase of malaria vaccine trials end 6.6.2017 DNA: Wide Angle
Though scientists at the ICGEB, International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology, in the Capital, confirmed the first phase of the human clinical trials of Malaria vaccine and the pre-clinical research of 'Dengue' vaccine have been completed, Delhiites have little cause to cheer. This is because both the vaccines undergoing trials will take several years to reach the counters. "The MVDP (Malaria Vaccine Development Programme) jointly setup with the Department of Biotechnology, has been working on these trials for over a decade now but it is still in early stages. It will take years for it to reach the people," said Doctor Dinakar Salunke, Director, ICGEB. While the malaria vaccine has done some trials on humans, the dengue vaccine and tablet have only just finished their pre-clinical stages and have been transferred to Sun Pharma for the next round of research and trials. "We have completed pre-clinical research work for Dengue in mice and monkeys. Most vaccines that are being prepared have ...
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Scientist who developed GM Mustard hopeful of government's nod 6.6.2017 ET: Agriculture
Deepak Pental said he has already been approached by local seed companies to get licence for the GM mustard that yields 30 per cent more than the current varieties.
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Saint Petersburg Declaration by the Russian Federation and the Republic of India: A vision for the 21st century 1.6.2017 Govt of india: PIB
Saint Petersburg Declaration by the Russian Federation and the Republic of India: A vision for the 21st century
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AIIMS docs organise lecture to educate Delhiites about multiple sclerosis 1.6.2017 DNA: Recent Columns
Despite becoming a growing concern in India, lack of awareness continue to surround Multiple Sclerosis (MS) — a disease that primarily affects the neural system i.e. brain and spinal cord. On May 31, The World Multiple Sclerosis day, AIIMS organised a public awareness lecture and how to lead a life with MS. Dr (Prof) Kameshwar Prasad (HOD, Department of Neurology), Dr (Prof) MV Padma Srivastava, Dr (Prof) Rohit Bhatia and a few other experts on the matter shared the problems that can arise from living with MS and how to deal with them. "Patients of younger age with active disease and low disability fare better than others," said Doctor Prasad. "Affordability is a major concern for the patients in India. AIIMS has conducted meta-analysis which suggests that Azathioprine (Rs 10,000 per year) is effective as compared to Interferons (Rs 3 lakh per year). This will serve as a big relief for those who cannot afford more expensive treatment options," he added. In Multiple Sclerosis, the cells in the nervous ...
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Will GM mustard be able to survive the challenges ahead after approval? 1.6.2017 ET: Agriculture
After the Genetic Engineering Appraisal Committee’s approval became public, activists and pressure groups against genetically-modified crops started a campaign, leaving some farmers nervous.
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Cancer research grant 25.5.2017 The Assam Tribune
Cancer research grant
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'What we do is determined by national interest' 24.5.2017 Rediff: Business
If people can lobby me for making changes in policies that goes against the country's interest, I won't keep myself in this position, says the vice chairman of NITI Aayog.
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Sangh Parivar outfit Swadeshi Jagran Manch writes to PM Modi against GM mustard 23.5.2017 TOI: India
Stepping up its efforts to block final clearance to commercial cultivation of genetically modified (GM) mustard, the Sangh Parivar outfit Swadeshi Jagran Manch (SJM) on Tuesday brought prominent anti-GM voices on its platform and sought the Prime Minister Narendra Modi's intervention to withhold the government's approval of the transgenic variety of oil-seed.
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Government unveils 3-year roadmap for 'evergreen revolution' 23.5.2017 ET: Agriculture
The ministry's roadmap for the next three years lists initiatives to the growth of farm sector and ensure that farmers' income doubles by 2022.
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Anti-GM crop activists urge 'supreme objectivity' 22.5.2017 ET: Agriculture
The anti-GM activists asked Vardhan to reject GM mustard, claiming it is a "hazardous scientific fraud" being perpetuated on the nation.
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Agriculture Ministry will promote GM mustard if approved by Environment Ministry 22.5.2017 ET: Agriculture
On the sidelines of the event, Agriculture Secretary Shobhana K Pattanayak said: "GEAC has given approval to GM mustard but we will see after the crop is notified."
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UPDATE 1-Indian minister's death could delay GM crop decision 18.5.2017 Sify Finance
(Adds details on new minister)
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Indian environment minister dies; was to have decided on GM crop 18.5.2017 Sify Finance
NEW DELHI, May 18 (Reuters) - India's environment minister died on Thursday, depriving Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government of a key figure as it considers whether to approve the country's
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Farmers, activists demand immediate rollback of approval for GM Mustard 17.5.2017 ET: Agriculture
The protesters believed that the GM crops will affect farmers in the long run and went to question the legitimacy of the approval given by the Genetic Engineering Appraisal Committee.
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Government mulls Rs 160/quintal hike in cotton MSP for 2017-18 17.5.2017 ET: Agriculture
For the ongoing 2016-17 crop year, MSP of medium staple cotton has been fixed at Rs 3,860 per quintal and long staple cotton at Rs 4,160.
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Withhold approval of GM mustard cultivation, Prashant Bhushan writes to environment minister 14.5.2017 TOI: India
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Anti-GM groups step up efforts to stall commercial release of transgenic mustard 13.5.2017 TOI: India
Joining hands with anti-GM groups from across the country, the senior Supreme Court lawyer Prashant Bhushan on Saturday wrote to environment minister Anil Madhav Dave, urging him to withhold his approval of genetically modified (GM) mustard's commercial cultivation.
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