By Rajeev Jayaswal, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUL 12, 2021 11:27 AM IST
- The inspection was to be made mandatory for other European countries, but it was deferred due to Covid-19 pandemic.
PUBLISHED ON JUN 07, 2021 12:14 PM IST
Globally, only Bhutan has a complete ban on synthetic pesticides, according to supporters aiming to outlaw the use of products made by agrochemical giants such as Switzerland's Syngenta and Germany's Bayer and BASF.
Hindustan Times, Raipur | By Ritesh Mishra
UPDATED ON DEC 21, 2020 12:12 PM IST
Police said that the aunt, who is mentally challenged, also consumed the pesticide and is critical.
Hindustan Times, Eluru (Andhra Pradesh) | By Srinivasa Rao Apparasu
UPDATED ON DEC 09, 2020 05:48 PM IST
The disease left one dead and over 500 people with symptoms ranging from giddiness and convulsions to epilepsy; currently 76 people are hospitalised
Hindustan Times, Bhubaneswar | By Debabrata Mohanty
PUBLISHED ON AUG 23, 2020 02:10 PM IST
The farmer had a quarrel with his son-in-law before consuming the pesticide which he also fed to his wife and a minor daughter.
New Delhi | By Indo Asian News Service
PUBLISHED ON MAY 28, 2020 02:40 PM IST
Gopal Rai said in view of the increasing threat of locusts in north India, the Agriculture Department of the Delhi government will run awareness programmes to make the people and farmers of Delhi aware of this new threat.
Press Trust of India | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON JUL 23, 2019 07:59 AM IST
The team of three then set out to design a technological solution that would eliminate the need for farmers to come in contact with pesticides as well as intelligently identify which crops on the farm require pesticides and which did not.
Hindustan Times, Gurugram | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON MAY 22, 2019 03:18 AM IST
A relative of the family, requesting anonymity, denied the possibility of the man having killed himself, adding, “He accidentally consumed the poisonous substance. He had no problems related to his professional or personal life,” he said.
By Anand Zachariah and Michael Eddleston
UPDATED ON MAR 12, 2019 06:33 PM IST
The ban of HPP as a public health strategy can reduce deaths in the young and active working population to protect life and contribute to the health of the country.
Hindustan Times, Bengaluru | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON DEC 18, 2018 12:06 AM IST
The consumption of the prasad (sanctified food) had resulted in the death of 14 people, with nearly 108 more still being treated for various symptoms across hospitals in Chamrajnagar and Mysuru districts of Karnataka.
New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON SEP 17, 2018 08:01 PM IST
The adovacate for petitioners said that these pesticides have been banned in other countries but are allowed in India, and they can pose serious health hazards to farmers.
Press Trust of India | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 29, 2018 04:58 PM IST
Neonicotinoids act on insects’ nervous systems, killing them by paralysis. Very little research has been done on their effects on human health. The study, published in the journal Environmental Health Perspectives, shows that they may also have an impact on human health by disrupting our hormonal systems.