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Bhopal gas tragedy: Amnesty demands Dow appear in court

Amnesty International has called on the Dow Chemical Company to appear before a Bhopal court this week to explain why its subsidiary Union Carbide Company repeatedly ignored summons in the 1984 gas......

Kerala CM seeks Centre's mediation on Mullaperiyar dam issue

In the wake of the Supreme Court rejecting Kerala’s contention in the dispute with Tamil Nadu over the Mullaperiyar dam, the state on Monday sought Centre’s mediation and a......

President Pranab's address to Parliament: The transcript

President Pranab Mukherjee on Monday addressed the first joint sitting of Parliament as mandatorily required under the Constitution after the general elections. The address is the political,......

Why Kejriwal can dent Modi's campaign

'AAP's real value must be measured not by the number of Lok Sabha seats it wins in the election -- which may not exceed 10 or 15 -- and not even by the number of votes it takes from the BJP, but by......

GoM on Telangana satisfied over work on division of state

The Telangana Group of Ministers on Friday reviewed the progress made by the Andhra Pradesh government with regards to the bifurcation of the state on various fronts. Presided over by Home......

Infra sector sees investment revival post the Budget

The most effective way to start a revival of the investment cycle would be to get some of the many stalled infrastructure projects up and running. A lot of money - upwards of Rs 3 lakh crore (Rs 3......

Gandhi's 'Sarvodaya' philosophy can revive the Indian economy

In over six decades of democracy, India has had a grim record of policies and laws that were intended to foster fairness and equality to all, says Rajni Bakshi. The austere simplicity of the Bombay......

The new govt will have to make right appointments

If India's economic growth is to accelerate and generate employment opportunities faster both sustainably and equitably, one of the urgent tasks ahead for the new government has to be to improve......

The economics of happiness

This does not mean isolating parochialism but of new way of thinking about economic systems, says Rajni Bakshi.What might an “Economics of Happiness” look like? This question brought......

Jagriti Yatra: Building India through enterprise

An ambitious endeavour, the Jagriti Yatra is both a promotion of enterprise and itself a manifestation of ingenuity and entrepreneurial spirit. After traversing across India in a chartered train......

Review: The Lorax is a delightful film

Preeti Arora feels The Lorx is surely going to bring a smile on the face of its audience. In 2010, Illumination Entertainment gave us Despicable Me, a film that deserves a place on our DVD shelves......

Prithvi is a treat for Puneet fans

The latest to be bitten bythe realistic cinema bug is Puneet Rajkumar. The actorplays a tough government official in the Kannada film Prithviwho is out to bring to book corrupt officials and......

  People speak for environmental justice

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hemant mehta
Q. You said that every child of Adam is a sinner. Does that mean we are born with sin?
Hemant Mehta:  A.  more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/you-said-that-every-child-of-adam-is-a-sinner.-does-that-mea/22998691/answers/

hemant mehta
Q. Bhopal tragedy - Justice is more painful then the tragedy ... do you not agree with this ?
Hemant Mehta:  A. Outdated Environmental Laws need to be upgraded to serve as deterrence to the worst & dangerous offenders, otherwise there will be repeat of...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/bhopal-tragedy---justice-is-more-painful-then-the-tragedy-../22998691/answers/17253619

Gopal
Q. Dr Manmohan Singh is an eminent economist and A B Vajpayee was a seasoned politician? Who you think is / was the better PM among these two? Why?
Gopal :  A. I made a comparison of achievements and failures of both and surprised to know that both have almost equal achievements and failures. Take a look...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/dr-manmohan-singh-is-an-eminent-economist-and-a-b-vajpayee-w/17253565/answers/17242219

Good Citizen
Q. Good environmental; governance ------How important it is? Why?
Good Citizen:  A. We now possess the knowledge that our actions do have a real impact on the environment. Ignorance is no excuse for inaction. With knowledge comes...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/good-environmental-governance-------how-important-it-is-why/17241815/answers/16069740

Good Citizen
Q. directive principles of state policy??
Good Citizen:  A. The Directive Principles of State Policy are guidelines to the central and state governments of India, to be kept in mind while framing laws and...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/directive-principles-of-state-policy/16066031/answers/14074233

  Web results for Environmental Justice
Big Game Hunting Guide Pleads Guilty to Felony Conspiracy Charge in Connection with Colorado Outfitter's Illegal Mountain Lion and Bobcat Hunting Activities

Nicholaus J. Rodgers, 31, of Shady Cove, Oregon, pleaded guilty in federal court in Denver to a felony conspiracy charge stemming from the... ...

http://www.pressreleasepoint.com/big-game-hunting-guide-pleads-guilty-felony-conspiracy-charge-connection-colorado-outfitter-s-illega
SC orders refund for Noida flat-owners

New Delhi, July 30: The Supreme Court today directed Supertech Ltd to refund with 14 per cent interest the deposits made by 53 investors for flats... ...

http://www.telegraphindia.com/1140731/jsp/nation/story_18671688.jsp
ManTech Announces Financial Results for Second Quarter of 2014

-- Increase in Revenues, Operating Income, and Bookings compared to Q1 FY14 -- Revenues: $463.4 million -- Operating Income: $24.1 million --... ...

http://www.bizwireexpress.com/showstoryGNW.php?storyid=37827
Tribunals in the doldrums

The din that arose when some light was thrown into the selection of judges by the Supreme Court collegiums is yet to subside. But it stifled the... ...

http://www.smartinvestor.in/market/Features-256160-Featuresdet-M_J_Antony_Tribunals_in_the_doldrums.htm
3 sites make shortlist for new FBI headquarters

The Federal Bureau of Investigation would move its headquarters from a storied, decades-old home in the nation's capital to a new location in the... ...

http://www.sify.com/news/3-sites-make-shortlist-for-new-fbi-headquarters-news-others-oh4aasehbjhhf.html

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