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Hope in Kerala's poison fields

After suffering from severe exposure to endosulfan for decades, the villagers of Kasargod are finally moving on. But the scars remain, T E Narasimhan finds out. Thirty-five years after the first......

INSIDE STORY: How endosulfan poisoned Kasargod

British photographer Peter Caton and Beatriz Lopez visit Kasargod district in north Kerala, whose residents have been plagued by the spraying of endosulfan pesticide, the use of which was recently......

Anti-endosulfan strike hits normalcy in Kerala

The dawn-to-dusk hartal called by the Communist Party of India-Marxist-led Left Democratic Front to step up pressure on the Centre for imposing a nation-wide ban on endosulfan pesticide hit normal......

Why Kerala CM is walking Anna Hazare's path

Stepping up pressure on the Centre for a nationwide ban on endosulfan pesticide, Kerala Chief Minister V S Achuthanandan on Monday began a day-long fast in Thiruvananthapuram along with peoples'......

India's defence suffered during Antony's stewardship: Modi

Launching a fresh attack on Defence Minister A K Antony, Narendra Modi on Tuesday charged that the country's defence had suffered seriously during his stewardship and said he owed an explanation to......

SC allows export of Endosulfan formulation

The Supreme Court on Tuesday allowed the export of unused stock of formulation of Endosulfan insecticide while retaining the complete ban imposed by it on its production, sale and use in the......

SC allows export of unused Endosulfan

The Supreme Court on Friday allowed export of nearly 1100 metric tonne of unused Endosulfan from the country, while retaining its earlier order banning the use and production of the controversial......

SC bans endosulfan for 8 weeks

The Supreme Court on Friday banned the production, sale and use of controversial pesticide endosulfan in the country for the next eight weeks, holding that human life is more important than......

SC order on Endosulfam likely on Friday

The Supreme Court would decide on Friday whether to impose an interim ban on the production and sale of controversial pesticide Endosulfan in the country, pending an elaborate hearing and its......

All you want to know about endosulfan controversy

Amid demands for a total ban on endosulfan at home, India and a few developing nations on Friday managed to secure several exemptions, including a phase-out period of 11 years to implement the ban......

Here's why Byari won the National Award for Best Film

Elated at his debut film Byari getting a National Award for Best Film, director K P Suveeran said the movie was about the conditioning of women in the Byari Muslim community based on sexuality.......

Rihanna's wardrobe malfunction during Israeli gig

Get your low down on what's happening in the world of entertainment, right here! Rihanna's first move to woo the Israel audiences went awry when she had an embarrassing wardrobe malfunction during......

Maverick batsmen ready to put on freak show at World Cup

Purists will avert their eyes but fans will lap it up when cricket's maverick batsmen light up the World Cup with their trademark freak shots. - Complete Coverage Mike Gatting's fatal......

I just concentrate on playing my natural game: Sehwag

Not amused with the praise and brickbats he gets in equal measure from them, Indian opener Virender Sehwag hit out at his critics, saying that he has never been bothered by their comments and would......
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Q. In Sunday's episode of Satyamev Jayate Aamir spke abt d harmful effects of pesticides on consumers.D actor-host highlighted how excessive use of pesticides by farmers have led 2 d deterioration of nutrients 4rm food products, which eventually affect d health of ppl, d environment&other living beings.A no.of social activists graced d show n spoke abt der surveys& reserarch on foods items infected by pesticides.According 2 dem food grains could b produced without d use of pesticides which will also not affect d yield. DR Ramoo was such activist who educated farmers in AP 2 adopt technique.Ur vw
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Q. why export of Unused endosulfan allowed ?
Farhaan:  A. The Supreme Court allowed the export of unused stock of endosulfan manufactured in the country. The Court, however, said the ban on the use and...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/why-export-of-unused-endosulfan-allowed-/23191341/answers/20927066

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Dakshina Kannada to crack down on sand transport to Kerala

With there being a sand shortage in Dakshina Kannada, the district administration has asked tahsildars and taluk officials to crackdown on the... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/Mangalore/dakshina-kannada-to-crack-down-on-sand-transport-to-kerala/article6182523.ece
Pension for LSGI members likely

Minister for Panchayats and Social Welfare M.K. Muneer told the Assembly on Monday that the government was considering a pension scheme for members... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/kerala/pension-for-lsgi-members-likely/article6189472.ece?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=RSS_Syndication
‘Who will take care of endosulfan victims if they lose parents?’

Deputy Commissioner A.B. Ibrahim said the district administration was taking steps such as identifying victims, distributing pension and creating... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/Mangalore/who-will-take-care-of-endosulfan-victims-if-they-lose-parents/article6182524.ece?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=RSS_Syndication
Two Quality Control Labs to come up at Sirsa, Gharaunda soon

na Horticulture Department will set up two Quality Control Labs at Gharaunda of Karnal district and the other at Sirsa at a cost of Rs 2 crore each... ...

http://www.dailypioneer.com/state-editions/chandigarh/two-quality-control-labs-to-come-up-at-sirsa-gharaunda-soon.html
KSHRC Seeks Explanation on Scarcity of Pain Killers

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Kerala State Human Rights Commission (KSHRC) has sought an explanation from the government on the scarcity of pain killers such... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/states/kerala/KSHRC-Seeks-Explanation-on-Scarcity-of-Pain-Killers/2014/07/04/article2313404.ece

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