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About 23 results for "genetic engineering appraisal committee"

Gujarat says no to field trial of GM food crops

NEW DELHI: Gujarat has joined 10 other states in saying no to field trials of genetically modified (GM) food crops. In a major setback to the proponents of GM crops who generally used to cite Gujarat as an example for its liberal approach on ... Times of India, 1 month ago
Gujarat says no to field trials of GM food crops The Statesman, 1 month ago

Summary of the IUCN World Parks Congress 2014 | 12-19 November 2014 | Sydney, Australia | IISD Reporting Services

The sixth International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) World Congress on Protected Areas, or World Parks Congress (WPC), convened in Sydney, Australia, from 12-19 November 2014. More than 5,000 participants attended the meeting, ...
 IISD3 days ago

Luddite victory

It is unfortunate that the BJP-ruled states of Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and Haryana have not given no-objection certificates (NOCs) for open field trials of transgenic hybrid mustard in the current planting season. The fact that they haven't, ...
 Indian Express5 days ago

Lack of knowledge curtails policy making

I recently conducted a survey to figure out where our ministers and MPs get practical ideas which they use to craft policies or contribute in parliamentary debates. Charles Dhewa Policy making is not only a complex process that is difficult to ...
 Zimbabwe Standard2 weeks ago

Monsanto India: Sell

The stock of Monsanto India, the listed Indian subsidiary of crop protection giant Monsanto US, has doubled since our hold recommendation six months back. Good performance in the June quarter and expectation of quicker regulatory approvals, after ...
 Hindu Business Line2 weeks ago

We do not have the competence to play around with GM foods: Suman Sahai

To Bt or not to Bt? The debate rages again with the government lifting an 18-month freeze and clearing field trials of 13 genetically modified food crops, including the contentious mustard and brinjal. Suman Sahai, winner of the prestigious Norman ...
 Times of India3 weeks ago
Indian Express

In Govt-RSS tango, 5 ministers meet Sangh

Setting in place a mechanism for better coordination between the BJP-led government and the RSS, the first meeting between union ministers and representatives of Sangh affiliated organisations was held on Tuesday. While the government was ...
 Indian Express4 weeks ago

Govt allows field trials for GM mustard, brinjal

The environment ministry has allowed field trials of two varieties of genetically modified (GM) brinjal and mustard, almost 18 months after the previous government ordered a freeze on such tests. In a reply to an RTI query early October, the ...
 Hindustan Times1 month ago
Business Standard India

SJM upset over Modi govt nod to GM crop field trials

The Swadeshi Jagaran Manch (SJM), a Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS)-affiliated organisation, said it was 'pained' by the Centre's flip-flop on field trials of two varieties of genetically-modified (GM) crops in a few states. "If the ...
 Business Standard India4 weeks ago

An issue of serious concern

Statesman News Service Pune, 16 October On the occasion of World Food Day, various activists and organisations came together here to demand an immediate stop to trials of genetically modified (GM) crops in the state. At a media interaction ...
 The Statesman1 month ago
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