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Spotted rice gets clean chit
Author(s): Jyotika Sood [Down to Earth]
Issue: Oct 31, 2010
The fate of 400,000 tonnes of rice hung in balance for more than a year
ICMR officials collected 35 samples from mills in PunjabThe Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) has certified the controversial rice variety PAU-201 as fit for human consumption.
The fate of…
Posted on October 25, 2010 at 15:00
Author(s): Jyotika Sood
Issue: Oct 31, 2010 [Down to Earth]
Farmers fear losses in spite of predictions of a bumper harvest
Exports capped to maintain domestic availability (Photo:Debjyoti Kundu)INDIAN government’s policy to regulate cotton exports to make it available for the domestic textile industry may affect farmers.
In a decision that has cotton growers worried, the Centre on September 28 deferred cotton exports…
Posted on October 25, 2010 at 14:54