Your browser does not support JavaScript or it may be disabled!
 India As It Happens
Rediff Labs will showcase innovative products that rediff is working on behind the scenes.
News   |   Images
Get Realtime News
on your webpage

About 37 results for "genetic engineering approval committee"

GM mustard about to be approved for use: 10 facts that ought to worry you

GM mustard about to be approved for use: 10 facts that ought t...

On 11 May 2017, the environment ministry's Genetic Engineering Approval Committee (GEAC) recommended the commercial use of indigenously developed genetically modified (GM) mustard. India is now just a step away from allowing the first food crop to be ..., 1 month ago

13 images for genetic engineering approval committee

Money Control, 1 month ago
Global Justice Ecology Project, 5 months ago, 6 months ago
CNN, 6 months ago
Press Information Bureau, 5 months ago
News, 7 months ago
Deccan Chronicle, 7 months ago
Indian Express, 6 months ago
Packer Online, 6 months ago
Before It's News, 7 months ago

Prashant Bhushan questions approval for GM mustard in letter to Anil Dave

With India's Genetic Engineering Appraisal Committee (GEAC) approving the cultivation of Bayer's GM mustard, the country is one short step away from harvesting its first GM food crop. However, while the news was music to the ears of the edible oil industry ...
 catchnews.com1 month ago GM mustard gets go  First Post.com1 month ago Apex regulatory body approves GM Mustard cultivation  DNA1 month ago

Scientists back GM mustard, say will help create better hybrids

Agriculture scientists came out in the open on Monday, backing the indigenous genetically modified mustard, which they said would lead to the creation of better and high-yielding hybrids. The National Academy of Agriculture Sciences (NAAS), with 625 members, ...
 Deccan Herald2 weeks ago GM mustard: Agri scientists press for okay  Business Standard2 weeks ago Farm scientists' body demand early govt nod on GM mustard  Business Standard2 weeks ago

Rajasthan not ready for GM mustard: Minister

Kota (Rajasthan): Rajasthan Agriculture Minister Prabhulal Saini on Wednesday said the state was not ready to introduce genetically modified (GM) mustard and was doing well with normal seeds. "There is a debate going on over this issue at the international ...
 Sify1 month ago Will promote GM crops if green ministry approves  Prokerala1 month ago
Money Control

Anil Dave was not in favour of GM mustard: Vandana Shiva

The late environment minister, Anil Madhav Dave, did not support the commercial use of genetically modified (GM) mustard crops in India, environmental activist Vandana Shiva has claimed. The minister, who died last week, was to have taken the final decision ...
 Business Standard1 month ago 'Agri Min Will promote GM mustard if approved by Envir Min'  Business Standard1 month ago Hope SC lifts stay on GM mustard seed release: SEA  Business Standard1 month ago AgriMin to promote GM mustard after environmental clearance  The Financial Chronicle1 month ago

Mustard closer to becoming 2nd GM crop in India after cotton

In a major push towards use of genetically modified crops, the Genetic Engineering Appraisal Committee (GEAC), the regulator for GM crops, today recommended commercial use of GM mustard in a submission made to the environment ministry.The GEAC in a meeting ...
 Business Standard1 month ago GM crop regulator okays commercial use of GM mustard; final nod awaited  Business Standard1 month ago GM mustard moves a step closer as regulator okays commercial release  Business Standard1 month ago Ker opposes commercialisation of GM mustard in the country  Business Standard1 month ago

Farmers, activists demand rollback of approval for GM Mustard

Students, farmers' unions and environmental activists today protested outside the Ministry of Environment demanding immediate rollback of the approval for commercial use of GM Mustard. The activists alleged that the Genetic Engineering Appraisal Committee ...
 Business Standard1 month ago Students, activists, farmers protest commercial use of GM  Business Standard1 month ago

'What we do is determined by national interest'

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. NITI Aayog, the government’s policy analysis and formulation arm, has come under some criticism on recent stands it has taken, with some alleging a bias on corporate interests. Arvind Panagariya, the vice chairman, defends himself to Sanjeeb Mukherjee and Indivjal Dhasmana. In recent weeks, NITI ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

RSS-affiliated SJM writes to PM, opposes nod to GM mustard

RSS-affiliated Swadeshi Jagran Manch (SJM) has written a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, opposing the nod given to genetically modified mustard by the GEAC saying that it is "un-scientific, toxic and will not increase yields". The GM mustard variety ...
 Business Standard1 month ago

Harsh Vardhan takes charge of environment ministry

Union minister Harsh Vardhan today took over the charge of the environment ministry that fell vacant after the death of Anil Madhav Dave. Dave had passed away on May 18 after suffering cardiac arrest. He was 60. The government had subsequently handed over the ...
 Business Standard1 month ago
Prev | Next
Personalize your Realtimeclose [x]
Add content to your personalized tab - My News
Add upto 6 topics of your interest:
for eg.2g Scam , World
Personalize the tabs display. ( You can add or remove the tabs )
AlertsGet updates on latest news & your favourite topics right in your inbox.Set an Alert|Manage your Alerts


Realtime News

on your Webpage

Add Widget >Get your members hooked!
Get updated on latest news & your favorite topics right in your inbox!
More     Less