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Say no to GM mustard in India

It was only public outcry that blocked impending approval of the cultivation of Genetically Modified BT Brinjals in India. Now, word is that approvals for genetically modified mustard are being mulled and, alarmingly, reportedly very near clearance too. I came across this petition on Change.Org, which sometimes has flippant petitions, but this one is dead…

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Vikas Khanna — wonderful chef, lovely human being

There  are celebrity chefs and aching-for-celebrity chefs-in-the-making who, well, dish out their wares every day on TV. They wear wide-eyed smiles when on camera, holding them till the online director yells “cut it”. So they’re doing a job, and it often stops as soon as the camera has stopped rolling too. We’ve seen food show…