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WHO raises scare about genetically engineered crops

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: Environmentalists have sounded an alarm in Pakistan following a WHO report that the world’s most widely used Roundup herbicide to kill weeds "probably" causes cancer. "It is a warning for countries like Pakistan where growers of genetically modified (GM) crops are being encouraged to use Roundup," a researcher at the PARC observed. Roundup’s active ingredient glyphosate that kills major weeds is identified as carcinogenic. Sri Lanka and…Read More

Dem and for high 3G/4G licence may scare investors

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article image STAFF REPORT IBD: The concern of Senate Standing Committee on 3G/4G to set $210 million is shocking for cellular operators who are already reluctant to launch the new technology on their networks, amid fears of low expected earnings from the customers against heavy investment on infrastructure.According to market experts, the 3G/4G licence fee is likely to thwart the regard of 2G prices if uncommon investors do participate in the bidding process to drive the base price high as number of licence…Read More