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Time to make our forests fire-proof

Improved fire-fighting equipment and proper training for forest guards is a must to ensure that fires like the recent ones don’t occur again. In the first of a three-part series, Geetanjali......

Why it's a wild summer in Uttarakhand

A below-average rain in winter, coupled with changes in the very nature of the forest of the region, is taking a toll on the state of Uttarakhand. Nitin Sethi reports.......

Did the timber mafia cause the forest fires?

  'The kind of losses the nation is facing are incalculable.'Rashme Sehgal reports for Rediff.com on how fires are blazing across Jammu and Kashmir, Uttarakhand and have reached the doorstep......

'We don't have the money, but we have the heart'

Patrick Ward is nothing but appreciative of the warm hospitality of his Nepalese hosts, who are slowly, but surely on the recovery path after the massive earthquake that jolted the country in April......

Activists take to 'Gandhigiri' to fight for Mumbai's open spaces

'If enough of us take up the issue with their elected representatives, politicians will get the message.'   Image: School children hug trees in a bid to prevent the municipal corporation from......

Singapore Exchange to trade Nifty Options from July 16

The Singapore Exchange said on Friday it will offer Options contracts from July 16 under its latest product partnership with the National Stock Exchange to enable investors to participate in......

Sahara set to buy out Siva from Aamby Valley

The Sahara Group is set to buy out C Sivasankaran, the billionaire serial investor, from its flagship project, Aamby Valley City, near Lonavala in Maharashtra.The deal size could be in excess of Rs......

American economy is caught in a whirlwind

As the global credit crunch wends its way across the developed world, writes Julian Phillips of the Gold Forecaster, we are seeing defensive action by some nations to lower their dependence on the......

Ratan Tata: India's shining jewel

Tata Group chairman Ratan Tata turns 70 today (December 28, 2007). Among Asia's business titans, Ratan N. Tata stands out for his modesty. The chairman of the Tata Group - India's biggest......

Globalisation of Golconda

Part I: The local and global in Hyderabad's developmentShri Narasimha Rao would have known that Hyderabad, and its predecessor kingdom of Golconda, had their own 'Look East Policy'. I discovered......
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Reviving the Glorious past

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Gorkha group calls for indefinite shutdown in Darjeeling, army patrolling on

Darjeeling : The Gorkha Jamumkti Morcha on Saturday called an indefinite shutdown in the northern West Bengal hills from Monday, principally... ...

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Efforts on by Forest Dept to curb illegal activities

BAIHATA CHARIALI, May 24 - At a time when the Forest Minister of Assam has adopted a proactive role against illegal cutting of hills, quarrying of... ...

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US lawmakers visit Dalai Lama to highlight situation in Tibet

A U.S. Congressional delegation visited the Dalai Lama at his headquarters in India on Tuesday, seeking to draw world attention to human rights in... ...

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