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  • Indian state revokes order to check Monsanto GM cotton

    NEW DELHI: A leading Indian cotton producing-state has withdrawn an order asking government officials to inspect fields planted with an unapproved variety of genetically modified (GM) cotton developed by Monsanto Co , the world’s No 1 seed maker...

    Calls to his office went unanswered...

  • Bayer defies critics with $62bn Monsanto offer

    FRANKFURT: German drugs and crop chemicals group Bayer has offered to buy US seeds company Monsanto for $62 billion in cash, defying criticism from some of its own shareholders in a bid to grab the top spot in a fast-consolidating farm supplies industry...

    Giving details for the first time, Bayer said on Monday it would offer $122 per share, a 37 percent premium to Monsanto’s stock price before rumours of a bid surfaced...

  • Punjab close to striking deal with Monsanto despite reservations

    LAHORE: The Punjab government is finalising deal with Monsanto — a leading producer of genetically modified (GM) seed — to acquire advanced cotton seed technology and technical expertise for five years...

    The Punjab Agriculture Department (PAD), which has been consulting stakeholders after the Punjab chief minister approved the acquisition of GM technology from Monsanto in August, decided in Feb 2017 to strike a conditional deal with...

  • Bayer, Monsanto must not hurt competition in digital farming

    FRANKFURT: Bayer needs to ensure that a merger with rival Monsanto does not stifle competition in digital farming, the European Union’s Competition Commissioner Margrethe Verstager told a German newspaper on Saturday...

    5 billion takeover of US Monsanto, announced in 2016, is set to create the world’s largest seeds and pesticides company...

  • Monsanto known for controversial chemicals

    Louis, Missouri, Monsanto early on made the artificial sweetener saccharin...

    Monsanto was one of the companies which produced a defoliant dubbed “Agent Orange,” which has been linked to cancer and other diseases, for use by US forces in Vietnam but den­ies responsibility for how the military used it...

  • US jury orders Monsanto to pay $290mn to cancer patient over weed killer

    SAN FRANCISCO: A California jury ordered chemical giant Monsanto to pay nearly $290 million on Friday for failing to warn a dying groundskeeper that its weed killer Roundup might cause cancer...

    Jurors unanimously fou­nd that Monsanto — which vowed to appeal — acted with “malice” and that its weed killers Rou­ndup and the professional grade version RangerPro contributed “substanti­a­l­­ly” to Dewayne Johnson’s terminal illness...

  • Apple opens map development office in India's Hyderabad

    NEW DELHI: Apple said Thursday it will open a development office in Hyderabad, as its chief executive Tim Cook continued his India charm offensive with an investment boon to one of the country's top technology hubs...

    Local government ministers in Telangana state, of which Hyderabad is the capital, expressed their delight on Twitter at the new centre, a partnership with local software firm RMSI...

  • Bilawal calls for joint efforts to address new global challenges

    ISLAMABAD: PPP Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has said that new global realities have posed new challenges to mankind and are beyond the capacity of any single state or a single political party to address...

    Therefore, concerted and joint efforts are needed to address them both within and beyond national borders...

  • Mengal asks govt to address Baloch concerns on CPEC

    ISLAMABAD: The president of the Balochistan National Party-Mengal (BNP-M), Sardar Akhtar Mengal, said here on Thursday that the fate of the ambitious China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) project would not be different from that of the Kalabagh dam without addressing the concerns of Baloch people...

    Addressing a press conference along with Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan, he said “our concerns on the CPEC project are...
  • Mamnoon urges federal ombudsman to address people’s grievances

    ISLAMABAD: President Mamnoon Hussain emphasised on Monday the role of federal ombudsman, saying the institution could serve as an alternative justice system to address people’s complaints...

    “The president said the office of FO should continue enhancing its efforts for providing expeditious relief to the common man and for serving the cause of humanity,” a president’s spokesperson told journalists after the meeting...

  • Imran to address rally in Lahore on Friday

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan will address a public meeting in Lahore on Friday as ‘his contribution’ to the campaign of his party’s candidate for by-election for the National Assembly seat NA-120, polling for which is scheduled for Sept 17...

    He alleged that a number of MNAs and MPAs were openly flouting the code of conduct that barred public office-holders, including members of the National and...

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