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Nuclear energy, inevitable disaster: Worth it?

Gopal Krishna makes a case against the nuclear liability bill.Even as the Parliamentary Standing Committee was busy taking submission and testimonies from citizens and experts in India in the......

Swami's 100-day fast highlights battle to save Ganga

The Ganga agitation and the question of preserving the Himalayan ecology has become a deadly cocktail of politics and religion. Behind the scene, of course, at play are powerful business interests.......

Why the Congress should have involved Modi in Uttarakhand

What happened in Uttarakhand is a national tragedy. Why couldn't Dr Manmohan Singh announce that he was forming an Uttarakhand Relief and Rehabilitation Committee, with himself as chairman but......

Uttarakhand's landslide defeat

The recent tragedy confirms the view of humanitarian aid as a political weapon Why is it that three weeks after calamity struck Uttarakhand we have no clear idea of the possible death toll? Figures......

Flood-hit Kedarnath temple to get Rs 2,000-crore makeover

The temples committee has already posted a request to devotees on its website to contribute towards the rebuilding Rebuilding plans are beginning to surface in Uttarakhand. The state is limping......

'Pressure on Asian currencies will continue'

The rupee’s slide against the dollar has sent the markets in a tizzy. Sanjay Mathur, managing director and head of economics research for Asia Pacific (ex-Japan), Royal Bank of Scotland,......

Budget is immoral, anti-environment, anti-citizens

Collusion between ruling parties, corporate donations under Companies Bill is hidden. Environmental concerns made subservient to Cabinet Committee on Investment and regulatory agencies made......

Monsoon deficit may impact prices: RBI

Expressing concern over the weakest monsoon since 2009, the Reserve Bank said on Tuesday rainfall deficit of 21 per cent is likely to hit production of kharif crops, mainly coarse cereals and......

D K Mittal front runner for post of commerce secretary

Even as the government today gave Saurabh Chandra, secretary, department of industrial policy and promotion (DIPP), the additional charge of secretary, Department of Commerce, Dinesh Kumar Mittal......

Govt seeks public comments on draft Food Bill

The government on Wednesday sought public comments on the draft National Food Security Bill, which seeks to provide a legal entitlement to subsidised foodgrains to 75 per cent of the country's......

25 years, 25 landmarks

1978.September 4.Mohanlal the actor is born. Though heacted in school and college plays, his baptism asa film actor comes aboutbecause somecollege seniors get together to makeThiranottam and ask......

Check out the Commonwealth Games venues

Amid apprehensions about the quality of the venues and preparedness of sporting facilities, the Commonwealth Games organisers declared that all venues for the mega-event are ready and the Games......

Commonwealth Games preparations go down to wire

When the head of next month's Commonwealth Games in India says that all the venues are complete, the constant noise of banging hammers and whirring drills that threatens to drown him out suggests......

'Tendulkar has lost his fighting abilities'

Readers' responses toThe naked and the dead feature:It is SPOT ON.I feel we r saying this day only because of our seniors (namely Rahul Dravid, Sachin Tendulkar and VVS Laxman).Please make no......

Readers on where India has gone wrong

Sumit Bhatia:I firmly believe that Saurav and Wright have been instrumental in "making" this Indian team such that people now expect it to win all the time it goes out to play rather than making......

Sport-Aid

Here's a list of the donations made by sports organisations and personalities for the victims of the South Asian tsunami.SPORTSFormula One world champion Michael Schumacher topped donations by a......

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Chemical Safety Board Ongoing Investigation Emphasizes Lack of Protection for Communities at Risk from Ammonium Nitrate Storage Facilities; Finds Lack of Regulation at All Levels of Government

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Typhoon devastated Philippines' aid, relief efforts gather pace

Manila: The international aid effort in parts of the Philippines devastated by Typhoon Haiyan is starting to have a major impact, with tens of... ...

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The idea of India must be above electoral pulls and pressures

So it is now the idea of India that needs rescuing from the advancing columns of Narendra Modi which seem all set to overrun the electoral fortress... ...

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ProfNet Experts Available on State of the Union, Disaster Response, More

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