The Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare on April 24, 2020, publishes the Insecticides (Second Amendment) Rules, 2020, to further amend the Insecticides Rules, 1971. The people covered under these rules shall apply for new registration of leaflets and labels within 90 days.

In its "The Insecticides (Second Amendment) Draft Rules, 2020" draft order, the Agriculture Ministry points out that these are products that are likely to involve risk to humans and animals and has called for suggestions before a final order is passed.

According to the Notification of the Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, Department of Agriculture, Cooperation and Farmers Welfare on the 31st January, 2020 in New Delhi. Whereas the Central Government, in pursuance of the orders of Hon’ble Supreme Court of India in its judgment in the case of Writ Petition No.

The insecticides we use for agriculture and for vector control often arrive in water bodies, where mosquito larvae may be exposed to them. Not only will they then likely affect the development of the larvae, but their effects may carry over to the adults, potentially affecting their capacity at transmitting infectious diseases.

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Interglobe Aviation Limited Vs Union of India Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change Secretary & Others dated 29/11/2019 regarding disinfecting of aircraft with passengers on-board.

The study aimed to document and assess local knowledge on the use of insecticidal and insect repellent plants to manage disease-transmitting, nuisance and crop pests in Raya-Azebo district of Tigray region of Ethiopia. Ethnobotanical data were collected through semi-structured interviews conducted with purposively selected informants. Simple preference ranking exercises were conducted by ten informants to identify the most important insect repellent plants in the district. Samples of reported plants were collected, identified and deposited at the National Herbarium, Addis Ababa University.

Rivers in England are contaminated with powerful insecticides, new testing has revealed, increasing concerns over the impact of the toxic chemicals on fish and birds.

LONDON (Reuters) - The largest genetic study of mosquitoes has found their ability to resist insecticides is evolving rapidly and spreading across Africa, putting millions of people at higher risk

Several European countries face a growing scare over millions of eggs that have been contaminated with the insecticide Fipronil.Getty

An advanced weed-killing chemical has twice come back to haunt Arkansas farmer John Weiss.

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