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India's Supreme Court agrees to hear plea on banning 85 pesticides

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.  The Supreme Court on Monday agreed to examine a plea seeking ban on nearly 85 pesticides that are being used in India on the grounds that they pose health hazard.  Read more...



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