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How catastrophic will an Indo-Pak nuclear armageddon be?

A nuclear war between India and Pakistan would result in a global famine that could kill over two billion people -- a quarter of the world's population -- and end human civilisation, a study warned......

'Famines perpetrated by policies that privilege the rich'

Many of us have a kind of apocalyptic view of famine, and there is no doubt that, once the stigmata of starvation are revealed, the images haunt you lifelong, says Dr Binayak Sen in his speech at......

There is chronic famine in India, says Binayak Sen

Dr Binayak Sen, a Bengali paediatrician, public health specialist and activist, was jointly awarded the Gandhi Foundation International Peace Award 2011 at the House of Lords, London on June 12......

Indo-Pak nuke war may set off global FAMINE: Study

More than a billion people around the world could face starvation if a nuclear war breaks out between India and Pakistan, according to a new report which said the "nuclear famine" will be an......

'We are living in a constant state of famine'

Reiterating that he does not condone any form of violence -- neither state nor non-state actors -- social activist Dr Binayak Sen Friday said that the Supreme Court judgment on Salwa Judum will......

The US biologist who rescued India from a severe food crisis

Norman Borlaug transformed India from a famine-stricken nation dependent on food aid into a self-sufficient one, says Devangshu Datta. Gandhi, Nehru, Patel, Ambedkar - there is much......

Why India will never see a 2nd Green Revolution

Forty years ago Monkombu Sambasivan Swaminathan helped rescue the world from growing famine and a deepening gloom over the future of food supplies. Today, public policy projects itself as......

A steel famine on the horizon

The steel secretary to the government of India is on record as saying, in a press conference in Kolkata in 2007, that India would reach a capacity of 124 million tonnes by 2012-- excluding POSCO......

Eat less, feed the world : Rice tells India, China

If you thought only developing and underdeveloped countries are staring at a possible famine like situation, think again. Even a name that has a staple diet in it from a country that has never......

Famine looming large, high time to react

Most of you have heard of Mid Day Meal scheme in India. In a poverty struck country like India, this is what attracts a large number of poor students to attend school. Sadly it is discontinued in......

Zohra Sehgal, grand old lady of Bollywood, dead

Legendary actress Zohra Sehgal, who essayed character roles with aplomb in a career spanning both theatre and cinema, died in New Delhi on Thursday. She was 102. A Padma Vibhushan awardee, Sehgal......

Raja Sen reviews Dhoom 3: It's dumber than the first two!

Dhoom 3 is a children’s film made for children who’ve never seen a film, writes Raja Sen. Twenty minutes into Dhoom 3, reeling from the assault of cinema so amateurish it’s hard......

Here's why Chennai Express will get the BIGGEST OPENING EVER

Shah Rukh Khan's latest film Chennai Express is all set to race ahead at the box office and break all records when it releases on August 9. Here's why. 1. Shah Rukh Khan The magnitude of......

'Ashamed to see film fraternity celebrating gender bias'

Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra, whose film Rang De Basanti (2006) helped change the way we look at socio-political injustice, vents his angst this Republic Day.Both society and films are part of the......

Meet Mr and Mrs Mahesh Bhupathi

The Twitter world is quite a busy one, and Bollywood contributes a great deal to it. Here's looking at the best star tweets of the day.Mahesh Bhupathi and Lara Dutta are officially a couple......

Rooney ends Man United goal drought

Wayne Rooney ended his five-month goal famine for Manchester United while Chelsea maintained their perfect start to the Premier League season despite their incredible scoring spree being partially......

Ethiopia's distance runners ready

Ethiopia, stricken by poverty, war and famine, is still able to parade an array of supreme distance runners this weekend at the last major international championships before the Athens Olympics.......

Tennis fan wins big for UK charity from beyond grave

A bet placed nearly a decade ago by a tennis aficionado has won a British charity more than 100,000 pounds after tennis legend Roger Federer secured his seventh Wimbledon win. Nicholas Newlife, an......

EURO 2012: A soccer fan's walking guide to Kiev

A large digital clock, inexorably counting down to the kick-off of the month-long Euro 2012 soccer feast, looks out onto a broad Kiev boulevard where metal barriers are going up to corral......

Barca coach Guardiola lauds 'outrageous' Messi

Barcelona coach Pep Guardiola described Lionel Messi's achievements as "outrageous" after the World Player of the Year produced another masterclass in Wednesday's 2-0 Champions League win at Real......
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Q. India wants to be a socialist country but it is a capitalist. By being a capatalist, the gap between rich and poor will become bigger and bigger and one day something serious unwanted things will happen in the country and will have to face series of bad consequences. By being a socialist country, people will become lazier and lazier and one day the country will have to face serious famine and will have to face series of bad consequences.
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Garyfoley Huiz:  A. There is no perfect system.But Socialism has been a total flop.(1) Even China is travelling on capitalist road(2) True face of Indian socialists...... more

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Juliana
Q. Do you get carried away when u are emotional at some point?
Juliana:  A. If you are older and have not exercised in many years you should see your doctor and have a stress test done ti be sure your heart is ok. If you...... more

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Gandi Baat
Q. How many Indians are Subjects of the British Queen ?Do they enjoy their Slavery ?
Gandi Baat:  A. mostly yes ...........still tears come into my eyes when I see the photograph which own the Pulizer prize during Sudan Famine .The photograph...... more

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The US biologist who rescued India from a severe food crisis

Norman Borlaug†transformed India from a famine-stricken nation dependent on food aid into a self-sufficient one, says†Devangshu Datta. Gandhi,... ...

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The US biologist who changed India

Gandhi, Nehru, Patel, Ambedkar - there is much ideological back-and-forth about the value of their respective contributions to shaping India. Those... ...

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ETHIOPIA SETTING THE HIGHEST HUMANITARIAN STANDARDS BUT THE REST OF THE INTERNATIONAL COMMUNITY MUST SHOULDER THEIR SHARE OF THE BURDEN

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