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Tamil Nadu bets on Pulse Wonder to increase production


January 10th, 2012 - 3:23 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 10 (IANS) In an attempt to increase pulse production, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Tuesday ordered the usage of Pulse Wonder, a crop booster with nutrients.In a ... Read more...

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Legal action against Mahyco, Monsanto in Bt Brinjal case


August 11th, 2011 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 11 (IANS) The National Biodiversity Authority of India (NBA) has recommended legal action against seed firms Mahyco and Monsanto for violating the biodiversity protection law in promoting Bt ... Read more...

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Bus burning: Three AIADMK arsonists sent to the gallows (Second Lead)


August 30th, 2010 - 11:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Chennai, Aug 30 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday upheld a trial court's decision to send three AIADMK activists to the gallows for killing three girl students of the Tamil Nadu Agricultural ... Read more...

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Gene Bank at Agricultural University in Tamil Nadu to benefit farmers


May 6th, 2010 - 5:05 pm ICT by ANI
Coimbatore (Tamil Nadu), May 6 (ANI): Tamil Nadu Agricultural University has established a Gene Bank within its premises in Coimbatore city here, so that the farmers and breeders benefit from it.The bank, ... Read more...

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India says ‘no’ to Bt Brinjal, pending scientific tests (Roundup)


February 9th, 2010 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 9 (IANS) After weeks of a vocal and divisive debate, India Tuesday came out with a strong 'no' to the commercial release of Bt Brinjal, saying there was no ... Read more...

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Jayalalithaa makes rare appearance in assembly session


January 8th, 2010 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 8 (IANS) Leader of the Opposition in the Tamil Nadu assembly and former chief minister J. Jayalalithaa made a rare but short visit to the house Friday but succeeded in ... Read more...

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Papaya cultivation faces threat from ‘Mealy Bug’ pest in Tamil Nadu


December 15th, 2009 - 10:07 pm ICT by ANI
Coimbatore, Dec.15 (ANI): Papaya cultivation in Tamil Nadu is faced with a serious threat from a new kind of pest called 'Mealy Bug' which has invaded the crop.In India, Papaya is cultivated ... Read more...

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More indigenous components in second moon mission: ISRO


November 23rd, 2009 - 11:24 pm ICT by ANI
Coimbatore, Nov 23(ANI): Mylswamy Annadurai, Project Director of Chandrayan Mission II, ISRO, on Monday said that there would be more indigenous components in country's second moon mission.Annadurai was in the ... Read more...

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Biotech regulator approves commercial release of Bt brinjal


October 14th, 2009 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) The Genetic Engineering Approval Committee (GEAC), the biotechnology regulator, Wednesday approved the commercialisation of genetically modified Bt brinjal. Bt Brinjal still needs the government's nod before its release ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu farmers protest against field trials of BT corn


April 2nd, 2009 - 9:14 pm ICT by ANI
Coimbatore, Apr 2 (ANI): Over 150 protestors were arrested here today as they blocked the roads and rallied in front of the Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, demanding the university to stop genetically ... Read more...

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Coimbatore farmers protest against field trials of genetically modified crops


March 17th, 2009 - 2:15 pm ICT by ANI
Coimbatore, Mar 17 (ANI): Farmers, including women wearing vegetable necklaces and capsicum earrings, took out a protest march against field trials of genetically modified crops in Coimbatore. Farmers, along with Green Peace ... Read more...

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Soil testing key to avoid wasting of fertilisers: Expert


February 13th, 2009 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 13 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu government should focus on soil testing and suggesting appropriate fertiliser mix for better productivity, an industry official said here Friday. Inaugurating the Agri Summit organised ... Read more...

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SC stays death sentence of three convicts in Dharmapuri case


January 18th, 2008 - 6:27 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Jan 18 (ANI): The Supreme Court today stayed the death sentence awarded to three All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) activists in connection with the Dharmapuri bus burning case. Admitting ... Read more...

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Madras HC upholds death sentence of three convicts in Dharmapuri case


December 6th, 2007 - 4:07 pm ICT by admin
Chennai, Dec 6 (ANI): The Madras High Court on Thursday upheld the sentences of the 28 All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) workers, including the three awarded death penalty, in connection ... Read more...

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