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  • India declares itself free from bird flu

    India declares itself free from bird flu

    New Delhi (ISJ) ? A decade after the first major outbreak of bird flu or Avian Influenza (H5N1), India on Wednesday (Sept 14) declared itself free from the disease that affects poultry. Federal Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Ministry said in a...

    2016-09-14 14:45:01.0
  • Ocean warming could impact crop yields and marine stocks, including in India

    Ocean warming could impact crop yields and marine stocks, including in India

    It is the greatest hidden challenge to present generation, says global watchdog IUCNNew Delhi (ISJ) - Ocean warming may well turn out to be the greatest hidden challenge of our generation. More than 93% of the enhanced heating since the 1970s,...

    2016-09-12 13:40:42.0
  • India?s top scientific panel gives safety tag to GM Mustard

    India?s top scientific panel gives safety tag to GM Mustard

    New Delhi (ISJ) - The national regulator for genetically modified crops, Genetic Engineering Appraisal Committee (GEAC), under the Union Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change has given scientific clearance to Genetically Modified...

    2016-09-06 04:18:01.0
  • Between productivity and safety, India differ decision on GM Mustard

    Between productivity and safety, India differ decision on GM Mustard

    New Delhi (ISJ) ? India once again shied away from taking a final call on commercially cultivating GM Mustard, facing opposition from farmers? bodies, civil society activists, some state governments and opposition parties. Swadeshi Jagaran Manch, an...

    2016-02-05 03:43:05.0
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