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Government Targets 95.04 Lakh Hectares for Cultivation of Bt. Cotton in 2011-12

The area under Bt. Cotton, the only genetically-modified crop, approved for commercial cultivation by the Genetic Engineering Appraisal Committee (GEAC), is reportedly set to be cultivated across 95.04 lakh hectares, for the year 2012-12, according to a statement by the Minister of State for Agriculture and Food Processing Industries. Dec 21, 2011
rupee

Fake Currency Menace: Government Empowers National Investigation Agency

The Indian government has empowered the National Investigation Agency (NIA), under the National Investigation Agency Act, to inquire into the fake currency racket in the country and prosecute those held responsible, according to Namo Narain Meena, the Minister of State for Finance. Dec 17, 2011