User: indiatogether Topic: Agriculture
Category: GM Crops
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When India already grows enough brinjal, why does it need a genetically modified variety? 17.10.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
Unplanned growth could set Bt brinjal on the same trajectory as Bt cotton, whose commercialisation was marked by poorly regulated field trials, say experts.
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'If you want to catch a rat, you can't burn the house' 29.9.2020 Rediff: News
'Crony capitalism will gain due to these Acts.'
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India's Dilemma in Sri Lanka 21.9.2020 Rediff: News
Both Mahinda Rajapaksa and Modi have learnt from their past mistakes. Modi has understood that Rajapaksa is a 'forever politician' that India has to live with, observes Ambassador M K Bhadrakumar.
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Rice For Hypertension Diet: A Special Rice Type Found For With Fewer Side Effects 26.6.2020 NDTV Food - Latest
According to the study, a special type of transgenic rice was created that contains several anti-hypertensive peptides, with low side effects than the present-day medications for treating...
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India's COVID-19 Crisis May Get Worse 12.6.2020 Rediff: News
'As people have moved from cities to small towns and villages, they have carried the infection into new territories.' 'Poor healthcare infrastructure in these places should be a big worry in the days to come.'
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U.S. court blocks sales of Bayer weed killer in United States 5.6.2020 Reuters: Money News
A U.S. appeals court has blocked Bayer AG from selling an agricultural weed killer in the United States, the latest setback for a business already fighting an expensive legal battle over another product.
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U.S. court blocks sales of Bayer weed killer 4.6.2020 Reuters: Money News
Bayer AG has been blocked from selling an agricultural weed killer in the United States, the latest setback for a business already fighting an expensive legal battle over another product.
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Nestle to appeal ban on 'Incredible Burger' branding in Europe 1.6.2020 Reuters: Money News
Nestle said on Monday it would appeal a Dutch court's ruling that prohibits the Swiss food giant from selling its plant-based burgers in Europe under the "Incredible Burger" name after a challenge from U.S.-based Impossible Foods.
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No preferential access to Themis' potential COVID-19 vaccine - CEO 28.5.2020 Reuters: World News
Nobody will get preferential access to a potential COVID-19 drug developed by vaccine maker Themis Bioscience, which is being bought by U.S. pharmaceuticals firm Merck & Co Inc, the Austrian firm's chief executive said on Thursday.
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'Locusts don't attack people' 28.5.2020 Rediff: News
'They attack standing crops and vegetables.' 'They don't attack people.' 'People are just panicking.'
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Pompeo says 'significant' evidence that new coronavirus emerged from Chinese lab 4.5.2020 Reuters: World News
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Sunday there was "a significant amount of evidence" that the new coronavirus emerged from a Chinese laboratory, but did not dispute U.S. intelligence agencies' conclusion that it was not man-made.
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Coronavirus not 'manmade': US intelligence 1.5.2020 Rediff: News
US intelligence agencies said they will 'rigorously' examine the emerging information to determine if the COVID-19 outbreak began through contact with infected animals or due to an accident at a laboratory in China.
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Coronavirus was 'not manmade or genetically modified': U.S. spy agency 30.4.2020 Reuters: World News
The top U.S. spy agency said for the first time on Thursday the American intelligence community believes the COVID-19 virus that originated in China was not manmade or genetically modified.
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Novel Coronavirus Not Man-Made, Genetically Modified: US 30.4.2020 NDTV News - Top-stories
The US intelligence community said Thursday it had concluded that the novel coronavirus that has swept the globe originated in China but was not man-made or engineered.
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Coronavirus originated in China but was 'not manmade or genetically modified': U.S. spy agency 30.4.2020 Reuters: World News
U.S. spy agencies believe the COVID-19 virus originated in China but was not manmade or genetically modified, the agency that oversees U.S. intelligence operations said on Thursday.
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Human trials of COVID-19 vaccine by Oxford begin 23.4.2020 Rediff: News
The United Kingdom government has pledged £20 million to support the "ChAdOx1 nCoV-19" coronavirus vaccine trial programme, with UK Health Secretary Matt Hancock saying the government would "throw everything at" finding a vaccine against the deadly virus.
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Unmade in India: Five homegrown dystopian books that have been where we hope not to go 11.4.2020 Scroll.in
Read these books to discover, at its simplest, that most human of inventions: hope.
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After series of cuts, India axes Bayer's GM cotton royalty 25.3.2020 Reuters: Money News
India has axed the royalties that local seed companies pay to German drugmaker Bayer AG for Monsanto's genetically modified (GM) cotton, a government order said, after cutting them back since 2016.
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"Coronavirus Orginated Through Natural Processes": Scientists 19.3.2020 NDTV News - Latest
Ending speculations about deliberate genetic engineering of new coronavirus, scientists from the Scripps Research Institute, a non-profit research organization, have claimed that the COVID-19 pandemic...
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Scientists get ready to test rival COVID-19 pandemic vaccines in animals 12.3.2020 Hindu: National
Scientists leading the fight against the novel coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 are looking to mice, monkeys and ferrets to test vaccine candidates against COVID-19, which is now a pandemic
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