The Supreme Court has dismissed a public interest petition challenging the Union government's December circular lifting the ceiling on the export of wheat and its products "ignoring the fact that

The foot and mouth disease has claimed the lives of 3000 cattlehead and affected more than 6000 in Moga, Ferozepore and Faridkot districts.

A new variety of sugarcane crop, C 83 R 23, is picking up in the North Telangana region, according to Dr. M.V. Brahmeswara rao, sugarcane specialist at the Acharya N.G. Ranga Agricultural University

A mystery strain of the highly-contagious Foot and Mouth Disease(FMD) has created havoc in the Punjab countryside, claiming nearly 800 heads of cattle and infecting more than 7,000 others in

Agricultural and medicinal plants like black cumin (kala jeera), bitter gourd (karela), Indian mustard and black pepper (kali mirch), grown and used in India for generations, have been patented by

The city roses worth Rs 2.40 lakhs which were confiscated at Paris last week by French customs officials were pirated versions of the long-stemmed, thorn-free Grand Gala breed. The 'fake' roses had

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has been urged to intervene in the matter pertaining to the continuing suicide deaths of farmers in Andhra Pradesh. In a complaint filed before the

An inter-ministerial technical committee has been formed by the Government to work out details and modalities of tackling the issue of patent given by the US for basmati rice on priority basis. "The

The National Agricultural Cooperative Marketing Federation of India Ltd (NAFED) has decided to lift the ban on onion exports with effect from February 23 to prevent onion growers in Maharashtra from

Ricetec : The much-talked about 'basmati' is not a brand but a generic name, according to Robin Andrews, president of Ricetec which has obtained a US patent about the plant.Andrews, in a wire service