Creativity and innovation are important factors for sustainable agricultural growth. Intellectual property right (IPR) is the key driver of innovation. However, many argue against this view, as it would benefit only a certain section in a country. The present study analyses the perception of stakeholders on Indian IPR system for plant varieties. A perception survey was conducted among various stakeholders of the seed industry across the country during 2011–12.

Temperatures ranged between 43-46ºC in these districts with Ramagundam recording the highest.

The researchers rated the wards in five categories from “bad” to “very good”.

This should set alarm bells ringing as this is a result of people sinking borewells deeper and deeper in search of groundwater.

Hyderabad: Winter is coming and worries are more.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Dr. A. Kishan Rao & Ors. Vs. Union of India & Ors dated 30/09/2015 regarding pollution caused by M/s. Sri Chaitanya Chlorides Pvt. Ltd., Patancheru, Hyderabad.

Around 56 per cent children covered under Mid Day Meal (MDM) scheme in government and community schools in Andhra Pradesh were malnourished, 35 per cent in the mild under nourished condition and on

In the backdrop of steadily declining ground water reserves in the city, residents have often complained of how indiscriminate digging of borewells have depleted the water table further.

People of Hyderabad Karnataka region continued to reel under severe heat wave conditions with the mercury level touching new heights in almost all the districts, according to observations recorded

HYDERABAD: Secunderabad Cantonment Board (SCB) officials are brazenly violating the Andhra Pradesh Water, Trees and Land Act (Walta), which is meant to stop indiscriminate sinking of borewells, by