The government is planning to table the revised versions of the Plant varieties Protection and Farmer's Rights (PVPFR) Bill and Biodiversity Conservation (BDC) Bill in the Parliament.

An embrrassed Maharashtra government on wednesday decided to file a writ petition to challenge the Dahanu Taluka Environment Protection Authority (DTEPA) notification stating the constuction of port

After Basmati pipeline and turmeric it is now the turn of Coir geotextiles, used as erosion control mattings on embankments, have become the latest product involved in the vexed patent issue. A

Farmers in Rajasthan are moving away from the traditional crop, jowar, to soyabean cultivation, largely due to the new varieties of high-yield seeds that are making them richer by the day.

The Union government proposes to enact a legislation to institutionalise energy conservation measures and to set up regulating mechanism. In order to implement this the Energy Conservation Bill 1998

The mid-day meal programme introduced all over the country a few years ago by the Centre , is likely to come to a grinding halt in Orissa as the Food Corporation of India has stopped supply of

A 'green' equivalent of the credit rating system is here | A voluntary eco-rating for corporates is on the anvil which is expected to serve as the 'risk indicator' -usually demanded by leading banks

India will comply with the World Trade Organisation (WTO) obligations for disputes on patent protection for pharmaceutical and agricultural products. The Union Cabinet, on Thursday, approved a

A group of developed countries led by the US assailed India's automobile policy at the World Trade Oganisation (WTO) and urged New Delhi to relax to restrictive import policy that came into effect

The World Commission on Forests and Sustainable Development (WCFSD) will release its final report on September 20, at the M S Swaminathan Research Foundation (MSSRF). The International Board of