gm cotton ban: On May 3, 2005, the Union government's Genetic Engineering Approval Committee (GEAC) barred commercial cultivation of three varieties of genetically modified (GM) cotton hybrids in

Removes toxic dyes from textile effluents

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Of all dyes produced across the world, 11 per cent goes out as effluents. 2 per cent from manufacturing and as much as 9 per cent from colouring. Each year, India produces 64,000 tonnes of dyes, 7,040 tonnes of which are directly discharged into the envir

The Asian giant unravels the most extensive genetic mapping of the silkworm

The dynamics of trade in textiles and clothing will change dramatically. The Agreement on Textiles and Clothing (atc) under the World Trade Organization (WTO) allows some developed countries to

Textile industry woes exposed by government figures

The wastewater generated from textile industries of Bhilwara city is studied for its characterization. Wastewater of textile industry was found to contain a high degree of pollutants with high TDS and suspended solids. The wastewater is highly colored and viscous due to dyestuff and suspended solids respectively.

Recently the banks of river Gomti in Lucknow were unusually abuzz. Some people were struggling to wade through the sewage enriched river to scoop up thousands of dead fish; the bystanders looked on, probably contemplating the peril their city s lifeline

Bioceramic clothes in vogue in Kerala, but experts sceptical