Rise of the renewable

Courtesy Dawn News The introduction of solar technology at household level has improved lives of entire communities, as it provides a cheaper and safer form of electricity that power up all sorts of electrical appliances. One would have thought that the flattening out of global oil prices would have spelt doom for the renewable energy…

Experts question approval of GM corn, cotton to be sold in market

Courtesy Dawn News ISLAMABAD: The government has approved over 100 varieties of genetically modified corn and cotton to be sold in the market, but the move has drawn concern from some agriculture experts. They have argued that the regulatory system and national bio-safety laws, and the standard operating procedure for the commercialisation of genetically engineered…