CONTENTS:- 1. Potential of Keratinase isolated from Bacillus Badius RSI as a dehairing agent in leather industry. 2. Evaluation of bio-pesticidal property of some medicinal plants against tobacco caterpillar spodoptera litura fab. 3. Molecular characterization of Salmonella rare serovars isolated from Gangetic water based on REP-PCR. 4. Bench scale performance study of the UASB for the treatment of biopharmaceutical effluent. 5. Partial purification and characterization of alkaline protease from Bacillus sp. isolated from soil. 6. Isolation and screening of pectinase producing micro organism. 7. Screening of bacterial isolates for extra cellular amylase. 8. Biosorption of carcinogenic dye onto chemically modified rice husk used as adsorbent in packed bed column mode: a low cost environment friendly approach. 9. Bioenergy: a potential source for global cooling. 10. DHS down flow hanging sponge bio-tower: a self sustainable sewage treatment system for developing country. 11. Nanobiosensor: a modern tool of diagnostics. 12. Biotechnology environemnt and biosafety: predicting long-term implications of GMOs. 13. Mutagenetic studies in soybean glycine max L. Merrill: a reveiw. 14. Induced mutagenesis in urdbean vigna mungo L. Hepper.