There is no terminator gene, it is only a concept, Monsanto India country director, Mr Terry Bunn said at a hastily convened press conference to scotch rumours about the $7.5 billion MNC's

The best teas in the world are probably going through one of the worst times in its history. After witnessing record low crops in 1997, the Darjeeling tea industry is headed for fresh trouble. Even

Scores of panic-stricken peasants fleeing this village because of floods and erosion are haunted by a deeper fear, far worse than temporary loss of land. Much of the village is now under the flood

A group of activists, claiming big corporaitons are too often above the law, yesterday demanded that California's attorney general dissolve Unocal Corp by invoking a rarely used state statute that

Scientists : As Basmati hits the headlines in the series of legal battles over India's natural resources, scientists are outraged at the misuse of a published Indian research paper by the American

The impact of flood on sericulture activities in West Bengal has been severe. In Malda, where more tha 90 per cent of the area is under mulberry plantation has been affected. The flood damaged the

A preliminary probe by the Central Bureau of Investigation into the Rs 1,000 crore Australian wheat import deal made through STC has suggested that the central exchequer apparently suffered a loss

The Bhutan government has banned the sale of mustard oil imported from India. Bhutan imports more than 4 million kg of cooking medium from India every year out of which more than 2 million kg is

As a fallout of the dip in diplomatic relations, Pakistan has decided not to join forces with India in fighting the basmati patent granted to US company RiceTec Inc, and instead is challenging it

By exploiting a compound isloated from a Chinese herb, researchers in Lucknow have developed an anti-malaria drug to cure cerebral malaria. Scientists at the Central Drug Research Institute (CDRI)