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How unaccounted pathogens pose real risk to the world

The biological weapons convention is a non-starter in spite of the efforts of many states in the world for the last five decades mainly because the US is not ready to accept the ‘verification......

2013 Peace Nobel for chemical weapons watchdog

Hague-based Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons was awarded the 2013 Nobel Peace Prize on Friday for its extensive efforts to eliminate chemical weapons. According to the Norwegian......

UNSC adopts resolution to destroy Syria's chemical weapons

In a major breakthrough, the United Nations Security Council on Saturday voted unanimously on a resolution to destroy Syria's chemicals weapons stockpile and warned of strong action in case of......

How Russia helped US with an exit strategy in Syria

President Obama had no intention of risking a global conflagration on account of the use of chemical weapons in Syria, especially at a time when he was struggling to wind up the wars his......

Syria's Assad to give up chemical weapons: UN

The United Nations said on Friday it has received documents from Syrian government on joining the chemical weapons convention, which outlaws their production and use. "The Secretary-General (Ban......

Another Gujarat cadre IAS officer gets plum posting in Modi govt

In yet another secretary-level change, government appointed Hasmukh Adhia, a 1981 Gujarat cadre IAS officer, as the new Financial Services Secretary replacing G S Sandhu. Sandhu, a 1980 Rajasthan......

Corporations, children and responsibility

Companies can be more alert on how various aspects of their operations impact children, writes Rajni Bakshi.Corporations are now among the most powerful entities on earth. Children are the......

PM refuses to cancel coal block allocations

Despite the Opposition pressure, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has categorically ruled out the possibility of cancelling the allocation of controversial coal blocks and ordering a judicial probe......

Meet the man behind a Rs 4,500-crore empire

Focus and gusto is what describes this 65-year old chairman of The Sanmar Group. He is N Sankar, the recent recipient of the Lifetime Achievement award at the TiE Chennai Entrepreneur Awards......

India lauds US move to lift curbs on tech exports

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Monday welcomed the US decision to lift controls on export of high technology items and technologies to India as well as its offer of support the country's......
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U.S. official says use of chemical weapons is "routine" …

By By | Reuters By Anthony Deutsch AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - Recent attacks with chlorine and mustard gas on the battlefield in Syria show that... ...
Politicians…do rest, please!

"Uncle." "Yes dear." "Has our world ever before progressed at the speed it does now?" "I don't think. You see, some years ago it was said that... ...
Here's a worrying sign that it's only a matter of time before the next Middle Eastern crisis breaks out

REUTERS/Jamal Saidi Lebanon's Hezbollah militants hold flags as they walk towards the cemetery where their fellow fighters were buried during a... ...
The future after An Evening In Paris

This movie also seems to be destined to go according to the same script as its prequels, except that the lead and support cast have changed.... ...
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Economic development, the burgeoning population, and exploitation of resources have combined to alter the planet's natural environment in an... ...

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