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Union Carbide can't be sued for Bhopal plant contamination: US court

In a major blow to victims of the 1984 Bhopal gas tragedy, a United States court has ruled that the Union Carbide Corporation cannot be sued for the ongoing contamination from the chemical plant.......

A scientific disaster unfolds in Bhopal

The world had lost an opportunity to know long-term toxic effects of Methyl Isocyanate which had leaked from the Union Carbide factory on the night of December 2, 1984, because government research......

Cabinet approves disposal of Bhopal waste in Germany

The government on Tuesday approved the disposal of nearly 350 metric tonnes of Union Carbide toxic waste in Bhopal by a German company. The approval was given following recommendations from a Group......

'Union Carbide not liable for claims in Bhopal tragedy'

In a setback to the victims of the Bhopal gas tragedy, a United States court has held that neither Union Carbide nor its former chairman Warren Anderson were liable for environmental remediation or......

Bhopal gas tragedy: Decision on toxic waste soon

Talks are on with a German firm for disposal of toxic waste left at the Union Carbide plant in the aftermath of the 1984 disaster after Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat and Maharashtra declined to allow its......

Bhopal tragedy: Toxic waste continues to contaminate water

Oliver Twist would feel for the 350 million tonnes of toxic chemicals still sitting inside the defunct Union Carbide factory in Bhopal. In 1984, an accident at the chemical company's plant......

Govt looks at banning Mahindra from boards of cos

Amid strong public reaction to the judgement in the Union Carbide case, the government is understood to be looking at legal position to check if Carbide India's non executive Chairman Keshub......

Should Dow be allowed to do business in India?

The two issues that remain are whether Dow inherited Union Carbide's liabilities and why the government never cleaned up Bhopal after settling with Carbide.Scot Wheeler, Director Communications,......

Alumni urge IITs to boycott Dow Chemicals

Dow Chemicals, the new owner of the Union Carbide plant in Bhopal, is facing opposition from new quarters over issues related to the gas disaster of December 1984.\n\nAbout 1,000 alumni of the......

Bhopal haunts Dow R&D unit

Dow Chemical Company is once bitten, twice shy. Close on the heels of its US parent's move to deny liability for damages resulting from the Bhopal gas tragedy at a plant run by Union Carbide (a......

Olympics: London ready to welcome the world

London is fully prepared to welcome the world at this year's summer Olympics, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) announced on Friday following the 10th and final visit of its inspection......

Olympics organisers willing to meet Bhopal activists

Under tremendous pressure from India to drop Dow Chemicals as London Olympics sponsors, the Games' organising committee chief Sebastian Coe said they are ready to meet the activists protesting......

IOC will not drop Dow Chemicals as Games sponsor

Reaffirming its stand, the International Olympic Committee Wednesday rejected calls from the Indian Government to drop Dow Chemicals as sponsor of the London Games because of its links to the 1984......

'IOA may decide on London participation under protest'

The IOA on Monday indicated that India may take part in the London Olympics under protest after the International Olympic Committee rejected its demand to scrap the controversial Dow Chemicals as......

London Games watchdog member quits over Dow deal

A member of the body that oversees the sustainability of the London Olympics has resigned in protest at a sponsorship deal with Dow Chemical because of the American company's ties to the 1984......

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devils favorite demon
Q. If cigarette kills, why do they sill make it?
Devils Favorite Demon:  A.  more

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ankit shivam
Q. 1799 War of the Second Coalition: Battle of Wiesloch, Austrian 1971 Indo-Pakistani War of 1971: Pakistan launches pre-emptive strike against India and a full scale war begins claiming hundreds of lives.1984 Bhopal Disaster: A methyl isocyanate leak from a Union Carbide pesticide plant in Bhopal, India, kills more than 9,800 peopleDo I have any moral right to celebrate my B'day?
Ankit Shivam:  A. it is a very significant problem the govt don't seem to heed it. They make insincere advice to quit smoking or advertising like' smoking'...... more

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ankit shivam
Q. yesterday i visited "union carbide plant" thr i found somethin unusual first iz thr waz some kind of weird smell and second iz dogs inside tht sealed area were too aggressive.wats the reason behind this unusualness ??
Ankit Shivam:  A. You have fear of Dogs. Consult your Doctor, You may be a TB patient. just run to the nearby hospital for chest check up. more

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The homecoming

| Divya Kaushik American actor Kal Penn is excited about the new indie movement in India. While he was in Mumbai to promote his film Bhopal: A... ...

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Film based on Bhopal Gas tragedy to release on November 5

sed on Bhopal gas tragedy will be released on November 5. A Prayer for Rain is a historical drama film set amidst the real-life Bhopal disaster... ...

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Kal Penn, Rajpal Yadav and Manoj Joshi bring Bhopal to Mumbai Fil...

Mumbai, Oct 21 (IBNS) Hollywood met Bollywood at one of the biggest and best platforms of cinema to turn back time to an event that shook our... ...

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In Maharashtra, Devendra Fadnavis is the top contender for CM's post

The BJP is all set to form the next Government in Maharashtra. But the party high command is yet to nominate its man for the Chief Minister's post.... ...

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Protesters lay siege outside Dow Chemical

Bhopal gas tragedy victims protest at Godrej IT Park, Vikhroli on Thursday — Aadesh Pokhare A crowd of hundred people who were and are still... ...

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