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Bhopal gas tragedy victims move higher US court against Union Carbide

Victims of the 1984 Bhopal gas tragedy have filed an appeal in a higher court in New York contesting a lower court's decision that Union Carbide Corporation cannot be sued for the ongoing......

Bhopal gas tragedy's Warren Anderson dies at 92

Former Union Carbide chief Warren Anderson, wanted in India in connection with the 1984 Bhopal gas tragedy which claimed over 3,000 lives in one of the world's most lethal industrial accidents,......

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......

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......

India looks to sway Americans with nuclear power insurance plan

Under a 2010 nuclear liability law, nuclear equipment suppliers are liable for damages from an accident, which companies say is a sharp deviation from international norms India is offering to set......

Review: Bhopal: A Prayer For Rain is a haunting film

The images of those who suffered in the industrial disaster will stay with you for quite some time, says Prasanna D Zore. Director Ravi Kumar’s Bhopal: A Prayer For Rain was in......

Bombay, Black Friday, Parzania: Top 11 Real to Reel Stories

Looking at the most touching Hindi movies inspired by true-life events.Hard-hitting reality inspires filmmakers to make powerful movies. Be it biopics, natural calamities, historical events or......

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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Q. If cigarette kills, why do they sill make it?
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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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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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Amnesty writes to Modi, Obama

BHOPAL: Human-rights group Amnesty International has written an open letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Barack Obama urging... ...

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