Genetically modified brinjal Current Affairs, GK & News
A Parliamentary Panel asked the government to put a halt on all field trials and demanded bar on Genetically Modified (GM) food crops. The committee sought probe into how permission was given to commercialize Bt. Brinjal seed when all evaluation tests were not carried out. The Panel criticized the government for not discussing the matter ..
Topics: Biotechnology • Branches of biology • Cotton • Emerging technologies • Genetic engineering • Genetically modified brinjal • Genetically modified crops • Genetically modified food controversies • Genetically modified organism • Life sciences • Molecular biology
Appointments / Elections:9th President of Bhartiya Janta Party: Nitin GadkariNitin Gadkari is formally elected unopposed as the ninth president of the Bhartiya Janata Party to lead it for the next 3 years. 6 weeks before he had taken over the reigns from Rajnath Singh as the acting president. Events / HappeningsMaha Samriti Buddha ParkMaha Samriti ..
Topics: Countries • Current Affairs 2010 • Feni • Feni River • Genetically modified brinjal • Geography of Asia • Sabroom • South Tripura district • Subdivisions of India • Tripura • World Intellectual Property Organization
Awards & Honors:Nani Palkhivala Award -Maja DaruwalaMrs. Maja Daruwala is the Director of Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative, New Delhi. She has been awarded the prestigious Nani A Palkhivala Award for the protection and preservation of civil liberties in India. The award was instituted by Nani A Palkhivala Memorial Trust. Appointments:Ajit Rangnekar: Dean Indian School of ..
Category: Government Schemes Current Affairs
Topics: Ajit Rangnekar • Astra • Companies • Current Affairs 2010 • Genetically modified brinjal • Jaitapur • Mumbai • Nanabhoy Palkhivala • Ólafur Ragnar Grímsson • Organizations • Ratnagiri district • UNESCO