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Regulate Bt crops strictly 21.1.2006 HBL: Opinion
IT MAY NOT exactly be a revolution in the strict sense of the term, but 10 years of commercial cultivation of genetically-modified crops has, without doubt, brought about notable changes in agriculture worldwide. Rising output, declining crop ...
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NGO flays Monsanto chief's move to meet President, PM 21.1.2006 HBL: Agri-Biz & Commodities
THE proposed meeting of Mr Hugh Grant, Chief Executive Officer of Monsanto, with the Prime Minister, Mr Manmohan Singh, next week has come in for criticism from non-governmental organisations, farmers and scientists. SAGE (South Against Genetic ...
Vidarbha crisis: End of a wedding-dream 18.1.2006 India Together - Agriculture
"Of course I would like to be married to a nice boy and have a small family. Who doesn't?" asks Ganga Khatale, 31, with a fleeting twinkle. Amidst a desperate situation of suicides that even pushed two young girls to take their lives over marriage tensions, Ganga seems courageous in her hope. Varada Hardikar reports.
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Panel faults field trials in hybrid cotton 17.1.2006 New Indian Express
Panel faults field trials in hybrid cotton
India set to become planet's knowledge hub 16.1.2006 New Indian Express
India set to become planet's knowledge hub
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India set to become planet's knowledge hub 14.1.2006 New Kerala: India News
With the fourth largest reservoir of scientific manpower in the world and numerous institutions engaged in frontier areas of research and development (R&D), India is emerging as the preferred hub for knowledge-based industries.
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Biotech crops make inroads globally 13.1.2006 HBL: Agri-Biz & Commodities
GENETICALLY-modified crops have made considerable inroads into traditional agriculture over the last ten years. Major biotech crops to have been successfully commercialised include cotton, corn (maize) and soyabean. After a decade of ...
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Greenpeace glare on GM crop trial 12.1.2006 Telegraph: Nation
Cotton farmer Ranchodlal Gonaji doesn't hesitate to reveal that he sold 300 kilograms of genetically modified (GM) cotton under field trials on his farm in Temariyan (Madhya Pradesh) that was supposed to be destroyed.
Two lakh Rythu Mithra groups 12.1.2006 Hindu: Andhra Pradesh
GUNTUR: The State Government was keen on all-round development of farming community and two lakh new Rythu Mithra groups will be formed in the State during the current year, said Agriculture Minister, N. Raghuveera Reddy. Speaking to ...
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Other News: More Delhi metro trains  9.1.2006 Central Chronicle
Other News: More Delhi metro trains 
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Needed a soil, not green, revolution 9.1.2006 HBL: Agri-Biz & Commodities
Agriculture can never be salvaged with a "trickle down" approach, which stands debunked now after four decades of the so-called Green Revolution. We need a revolution on the farm.
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Agricultural University, USAID collaboration causes concern 9.1.2006 Hindu: Karnataka
SAGE says USAID has long been identified as an agency that affiliates itself with efforts to introduce genetic engineering in poor countries
Farm varsity tie-up with USAID causes concern 9.1.2006 Hindu: Karnataka
BANGALORE: The collaboration of the University of Agricultural Sciences, Bangalore (UAS) with the funding agency USAID, on "biotechnology approaches for alleviating malnutrition", has sent alarm bells ringing among farmers' organisations, ...
GM food may pose allergy risk, says scientist 9.1.2006 Hindu: Karnataka
`Proteins in food may trigger allergic reactions in some people'
Mahyco Company issue: Govt threatens to cancel licence 8.1.2006 New Indian Express
Mahyco Company issue: Govt threatens to cancel licence
Sowing the seeds for designer crops 8.1.2006 Financial Express: Front Page
Singing along with the tunes of science and technology, rural India is slated to undergo a sea change. What would be the direction of the change?
Another revolution 7.1.2006 Deccan Herald
Another revolution
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Andhra to pursue farmers' compensation with Mahyco 7.1.2006 New Kerala: Business India
By Lola Nayar, Hyderabad: Andhra Pradesh Saturday threatened to cancel the licence of the Maharashtra Hybrid Seed Company (Mahyco) if it didn't compensate farmers for poor quality seeds leading to the failure of Bt cotton crop in the state.
GM crops 6.1.2006 Hindu: Opinion
This refers to the report, "Concern over field trials of GM food" (Jan. 4). The multinational corporations, who find it difficult to carry out such trials in their home countries, are now using India as an experimental field. The move to ...
Turning on genes to treat diseases 6.1.2006 Deccan Herald
Turning on genes to treat diseases
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