Daily Archives: November 22, 2018

New peer-review study confirms Bt brinjal reduces pesticides and benefits farmers in Bangladesh

Scientists confirm that the Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt) gene confers near-total protection against the eggplant fruit and shoot borer, thereby protecting one of South Asia’s most economically and culturally important crops from damage. In recent field

“Stunting” democracy hampers economic development: Subianto

Jakarta (ANTARA News) – Prabowo Subianto, presidential candidate of the Prosperous Coalition, said that the practice of stunting democracy was hampering economic development in the country.

In his speech at the Indonesian Economic Forum (IEF) …

85,000 children may have died from famine in Yemen

Ankara (Antara/Anadolu-OANA) – As many as 85,000 children under the age of 5 in Yemen have starved to death since the war began, Save the Children, a rights group, reported on Wednesday.

Using data compiled …

Round-up: Police successfully identify 107 passengers of crashed Lion Air

Jakarta (ANTARA News) – The police forensic team or the Disaster Victim Identification/DVI has successfully identified three more passengers of the crashed Lion Air plane, bringing the number of identified passengers to 107 till Wednesday.…