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Tech jobs pay more? Even agriculture course may get you Rs 1 crore-salary! Here's an example
Tue, Apr 09, 2019
Think only tech jobs pay high these days? Placement record of a student at a private university in Punjab may make you think again.
Bayer, other seed MNCs hail SC order on Monsanto Bt cotton patent case
Tue, Jan 08, 2019
Investments in the agriculture biotechnology sector would get a boost following the Supreme Court's decision on Tuesday to set aside the Delhi High Court order that has invalidated patent right of US-based Monsanto over Bt cotton seeds technology, according to seed industry bodies FSII and AAI, comprising mostly multinational corporations (MNCs).
Big relief for Monsanto, Supreme Court allows GM Cotton patent
Tue, Jan 08, 2019
Trump has been pressing upon the emerging markets to open its markets for the GM crops, which was not acceptable to China.
Bayer to buy Monsanto for $63 bn; 117-year old brand name set to be trashed
Mon, Jun 04, 2018
Bayer announced its intention to acquire Monsanto in May 2016 and signed an agreement with the U.S. company for 128 U.S. dollars per share in September 2016.
CCI clears Bayer's deal for Monsanto
Tue, May 22, 2018
Competition Commission of India (CCI) has approved the acquisition of U.S. seed major Monsanto Co by Bayer AG, in a decision that moves the $62.5 billion deal a step closer to the finish line. German conglomerate Bayer is preparing to close the takeover this quarter, giving it control of more than 25 percent of the world`s seed and pesticides market.
Monsanto India shares trade 1% higher in pre-open
Thu, Sep 15, 2016
Monsanto said that Bayer has agreed to pay $66 billion to buy the company. The transaction comes to $128 per share, or 44% premium.
Bayer buys Monsanto for $66 bn after months-long pursuit
Wed, Sep 14, 2016
German chemicals giant Bayer said Wednesday it had agreed to buy the controversial US seeds and pesticides firm Monsanto for $66 billion, in a deal that triggered immediate criticism from environmentalists.
Bayer raises bid to $65 billion to buy Monsanto
Tue, Sep 06, 2016
Bayer, German multinational chemical and pharmaceutical company, announced on Tuesday that it has raised its bid to buy Monsanto at $ 65 billion or $ 127.50 per share.
Monsanto lobbies with US lawmakers on Indian regulatory issues
Sun, Aug 28, 2016
Facing roadblocks in India over sale of its genetically modified products, global seeds giant Monsanto is engaging in hectic lobbying with US lawmakers to seek their support for its interest in the fast-growing Indian market.
Monsanto withdraws application for new GM cotton seed from India in protest
Wed, Aug 24, 2016
The company is also at loggerheads with India over how much it can charge for its genetically modified cotton seeds, costing it tens of millions of dollars in lost revenue every year.
Indian farmers cotton on to new seed, in blow to Monsanto
Wed, Aug 03, 2016
In a tiny hamlet at the heart of the cotton belt in northern India, Ramandeep Mann planted Monsanto`s genetically modified Bt cotton seed for over a decade, but that changed after a whitefly blight last year.
Monsanto to reject $62 billion Bayer bid, seek higher price: Sources
Tue, May 24, 2016
Monsanto Co will reject Bayer AG`s $62 billion acquisition bid and seek a higher price, two people familiar with the matter said on Tuesday.
Apple rose 1.27% but fails to offset falling rates; Wall Street dips
Tue, May 24, 2016
Wall Street ended lower on Monday as a bounce in Apple failed to offset concerns that the U.S. Federal Reserve could raise interest rates sooner than later.
Govt withdraws notification on Bt cotton, to seek public views
Mon, May 23, 2016
As per the notification, after the five-year period, royalty would reduce by 10% of initial value every year.
Govt caps royalty fee on new GM cotton traits at 10%
Sat, May 21, 2016
Issuing a notification on licensing guidelines for GM cotton seeds, the Agriculture Ministry has also capped upfront fee for the new GM trait at Rs 25 lakh to be paid in two equal annual installments.