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Biotechnology is an “important tool” for ensuring food security but it should be ensured that it does not adversely impact human and animal health and the bio-diversity, parliament was informed Monday.
“There is general agreement within the concerned ministries that biotechnology is an important tool for raising agricultural productivity and ensuring food security,” Minister of State [...] Continue reading Biotechnology should not harm bio-diversity: Ramesh

Filmmaker Karan Johar says he is yet to decide on making a comeback with the third edition of his popular celebrity chat show “Koffee With Karan”.
“Still deciding whether I am doing season three of ‘Koffee With Karan’… will take a call this week… will keep you guys posted,” Karan posted on his Twitter page Monday.
The [...] Continue reading Karan Johar mulls third season of ‘Koffee With Karan’

Corporate Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid Monday ruled out suo-motu action by his ministry to probe alleged violations by the Indian Premier League (IPL) and its franchises and said it was for the regulators to take a call and ask for any action.
“Why should there be any suo-motu action from the ministry?” Khurshid posed a query [...] Continue reading Regulators to take call on corporate law violations by IPL: Khurshid

Eleven years after model Jessica Lall was shot dead by Congress leader Venod Sharma’s son Manu at a south Delhi restaurant, the Supreme Court Monday gave the final word on the murder trial: Manu is guilty , and life sentence to him is the right punishment.
Here’s a look at the timeline of the case:
April 29-30 [...] Continue reading Jessica Lall murder trial timeline

Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi is hoping unheralded fast bowler Mohammad Irfan gets the go ahead for the World Twenty20 championship beginning in Guyana from April 30.
Shahid Afridi feels the 6ft 8inch tall Irfan can be a “surprise weapon” for Pakistan in the tournament.
But even after voting in favour of picking the 27-year-old left-arm pacer from [...] Continue reading Afridi wants rookie fast bowler in World T20 squad