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RTI activist shot dead near Gujarat HC

A prominent Right to Information activist, who had filed a public interest litigation against illegal mining in Gir forest region, was shot dead by two unidentified gunmen opposite Gujarat high......

Veerappan encounter was fake: Rights activists

Human rights activists have claimed that the Special Task Force had staged-managed the encounter in which forest brigand Veerappan and his three associates were killed in October last......

Does voting for honesty mean voting against development?

Your vote will decide whether India fixes itself and becomes a vibrant democracy, or a failed State like the ones in our neighbourhood, says Dasarathi G V. "Corruption can be tolerated, but fast......

Democracy reaches out to lone voters in far flung corners of Gujarat

There are constituencies in the remote, far-flung corners of certain parts of Gujarat with only a handful of registered voters. Why, there is just one voter, who lives amid the lions and leopards......

In a two-way race, a voice emerges from Bastar's margins

Under threat from the Maoists, and jailed by the police, AAP's Soni Sori plunges into the election for all she holds dear. Aman Sethi reportsSoni Sori awakens in a half settled house on National......

Niyamgiri poised for voting on bauxite mining for Vedanta plant

The Supreme Court on April 18 ordered the villagers be provided with basic forest rights in form of the land titles A recent show on a local Doordarshan channel about Dongria Kondhs, indigenous......

Was it right to stop Vedanta?

The Minister of Environment and Forests Jairam Ramesh's order stopping Vedanta Aluminium and the Orissa Mining Corporation from mining bauxite in the Niyamgiri hills to feed the company's......

No forest rights violation at Posco site: Orissa

The Orissa government has refuted allegations of the four-member committee of the Ministry of Environment and Forest (MoEF) and the Ministry of Tribal Affairs (MoTA), on the issue of violations of......

It's the right climate for change

The new Indian position articulated in Parliament by the minister of state for environment and forests is a mix of pragmatism and principle, says Business Standard.In defining a new and nuanced......

Sounds to come alive on Google Earth

Here's good news for Internet enthusiasts. Ethnic sounds - right from the Brazilian rain forest to Arctic ice sheets - will now accompany the location-sighting venture on Google Earth."Our......

Review: Rio 2 is visually stunning

Rio 2 features some lovely, complex animation and a vivid, cheerful colour palette but is a one-time watch at best, says Paloma Sharma.It's like Meet the Fockers! Except that it has blue......

Review: Bullett Raja will bore you to death

Bullett Raja is more ego trip than cinema, according to Paloma Sharma. In order to enjoy Bullett Raja, it is important to remember that this is not cinema -- it is simply an ego trip. Unless you......

Review: John Day fails to deliver

John Day isn't the dark, twisted thriller it was meant to be, says Paloma Sharma.Director Ahishor Solomon’s John Day was supposed to be a dark, twisted thriller that makes you look into your......

Review: Satyagraha makes you cry at times

Satyagraha attempts to speak about important issues but ends up over-simplifying them, says Paloma Sharma. Prakash Jha's much-awaited political thriller, Satyagraha has a heart of gold. Made......

Review: Thanga Meenkal is brilliant

Thanga Meenkal is a heartwarming story told brilliantly with a simplicity and honesty that is seen so rarely in films these days, believes S Saraswathi. Director Ram’s Tamil......

FA Cup: Fulham go down to Sheffield in extra-time

Fulham's abject season reached a new low as third-tier Sheffield United snatched a last-gasp winner in extra time to dump the Premier League side out of the FA Cup 1-0 in a fourth round replay on......

Formula One: Vettel, Alonso suffer punctures at Spa, demand answers

Formula One drivers sought reassurance from tyre supplier Pirelli on Friday after world champion Sebastian Vettel and Ferrari's Fernando Alonso suffered punctures in second practice at the Belgian......

Cardiff get promotion to Premier League after 51 years!

CardiffCity were promoted to the English Premier League on Tuesday after a 0-0 draw at home to Charlton Athletic guaranteed the Welsh side a top-two finish in the Championship (second division).......

FIFA probe bad boy Suarez for 'punching' Chile player

Uruguay forward Luis Suarez is being investigated by FIFA for allegedly punching Chile defender Gonzalo Jara during a South American World Cup qualifier last month. “FIFA have opened a case......

  People speak for forest rights

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new moon
Q. are u aware of the environment
New Moon:  A.  more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/are-u-aware-of-the-environment/27219362/answers/

radhika ahuja
Q. sex*ual harassements, tortures for women is not decreasing but are increasing on the contrary in our country. what could be the root cause ??
Radhika Ahuja:  A. I would say it is the opposite if you categorize it by political party but it actually most likely crosses party lines. In terms of Environmental...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/sexual-harassements-tortures-for-women-is-not-decreasing-but/26543927/answers/27219371

Prakash Chandra
Q. Peaceful Smile : If we alote some places of our vast coastal area to sand smugglers and mafias, will that save our brave officers like Durga from harassment ?
Prakash Chandra:  A. The third important thing that we find in the Charter of HumanRights granted by Islam is that a woman's chastity has to be respectedand protected...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/peaceful-smile--if-we-alote-some-places-of-our-vast-coastal-/26180482/answers/26544005

vaishali
Q. how many men would not touch a beautiful lady if they meet lonely in forest, on river, beach in railway bogie, where there is nobody around except the two? I think hardly 5% will be saint and others ????
Vaishali:  A. govt shd. free sand of any place for the individual house builders; why should these bounties be sold by the govt. Are they only ruling like...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/how-many-men-would-not-touch-a-beautiful-lady-if-they-meet-l/25629331/answers/26180543

  Web results for Forest Rights
Demolition drive starts in Delhi's wildlife sanctuary

About 10 days after the Hindustan Times revealed how illegally-built sprawling farmhouses have wiped out hundreds of acres of precious forestland... ...

http://www.hindustantimes.com/india-news/newdelhi/demolition-drive-starts-in-delhi-s-wildlife-sanctuary/article1-1211258.aspx?htsw0023
Apple now recycles all its products, pays store credits for working ones

Apple has been into the eco-friendly mode for a while now. Most apple products made today are environment friendly and makes low use... ...

http://www.deccanchronicle.com/140422/technology-latest/article/recycle-your-old-apple-get-paid
Green manifestos are a dream

Poll promises of the Bharatiya Janata Party and the Congress are similar in their gross indifference to environmental issues facing the country.... ...

http://www.dailypioneer.com/columnists/oped/green-manifestos-are-a-dream.html
Vinod Kumar steers his team to victory at the Pro-Am event of the Surya Nepal Masters

Maxwell stars again in Kings XI big win | Apex court asks Mudgal if he would probe IPL scandal (Second Lead) | BJP tsunami sweeping through India,... ...

http://chennaionline.com/City360/City-Feature/20145523045548/Vinod-Kumar-steers-his-team-to-victory-at-the-Pro-Am-event-of-the-Surya-Nepal-Masters.col
A new paradigm is needed to end hunger

I took on the role of UN Special Rapporteur on the right to food in 2008, just as food prices were soaring to unprecedented heights on global... ...

http://www.kashmirtimes.com/newsdet.aspx?q=31445

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