India  /  Published 08.01.19

GM patent rights boost for Monsanto

The Supreme Court has ruled that US seed-maker Monsanto can claim patent rights on its genetically modified cottonseeds in India.The outcome is being viewed as a big boost for biotechnology firms like...
By Our Bureau in New Delhi

People  /  Published 15.12.18

Revenge of the antique rice grain

Abhra Chakraborty of Guskara in Burdwan is such a person. Chakraborty works in the state fisheries department but paddy is his passion. He has preserved nearly 440 varieties. He has also cultivated so...
By Moumita Chaudhuri in

Jharkhand  /  Published 05.05.19

Fellowship for young agents of change

To encourage students to bring about a positive change in the society, Tarapore School is organising the Young Leaders Fellowship Programme for the second year in a row. Over 200 students of classes X...
By Our Correspondent in Jamshedpur


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