The Atal Bihari Vajpayee Government is gearing up to introduce a comprehensive bill to protect the country's biological wealth, traditional knowledge, plant varities and farmers' rights in the coming

Families of cotton farmers, who committed suicide because of indebtedness, feel the Chandrababu Naidu government has failed them. They came here last week to seek redress from the tribunal

A new means of identifying genetic modifications to food will be marketed for the first time in the UK, the Leatherhead Food Research Association, which developed the test, has

In a significant judgement the Gujarat High Court has held that the total ban imposed by the State Government on slaughter of cattle by passing Act of 1994 (which amended Bombay Animal Preservation

Emergency import of quality seeds has been suggested to stem the cotton crop failure that has led to a spate of suicides among farmers in at least three Indian states. The federation has been

The BJP-led government is likely to introduce a bill in Parliament for protecting farmers rights on patents, minister of state for agriculture Som Pal said. Pal was also of the opinion that the World

Commuters driving through this hamlet, on the outskirts of Lucknow, may be denied the pleasure of witnessing the sight of mouth-watering Dussehris hanging from the branches of thousands of mango

Farmers in Patiala, Ropar, Fatehgarh Sahib and Ludhiana districts have suffered a decline in wheat productivity from 10 to 20 per cent as compared to last year. Stating this after touring the mandis

The first patent in the biofertiliser field in India has been granted to Dr Ravi Kanitkar and Ms Sandeepa Inamdar of the pune based Kumar Krishimitra Bio-products (I) Pvt Ltd. The patent was granted

The three day annual rice workshop which concluded at Ludhiana, failed to recommend any new varieties for cultivation on the fertile north-western plains of the country. However, the workshop did

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