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THE Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) based in New Delhi, is setting its sights higher. Wanting to increase the country's present share of the global agricultural trade from 0.5 per

THE controversy over irradiated food may finally die a subdued death. The Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC), Bombay, has decreed that the opposition of the Bombay west suburban branch of

THE poacher-turned-saridalwood smuggler Veerappan, operating in the forests of Karnataka, who has managed to evade all efforts to nab him seems to have gained an upper hand once again. The

IN A long belated move, the Drugs Controller of India early October instructed all state controlling and licensing authorities to ensure that fixed dose combinations of drugs are not sold

The recently concluded third conference on the Basel Convention in Geneva pledge to rid the agreement's ambiguties

MOVED from Goa to Gurnmiclipoondi near Madras in Tamil Nadu, the proposed Thapar-Dupont nylon 6,6 project has come under fire once again. Goan environmental activist Claude Alvares, who had

USING one of nature's amazing biological postmen - the harmless sendai virus (discovered in Japan some 50 years ago) - Delhi University biochemists have come up with an injectible system for

NEW viruses are the order of the day. Scientists at the National Institute of Immunology (under the ministry of science and technology) in New Delhi have uncovered a new hepatitis virus, which

Swamped by petitions, seeking environment redressal across the country, the Supreme Court has sought the help of lawyers' associations to devise means for reducing pollution and cleansing the

The industry throws its mantle to the Indian Institutes of Technology

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