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Indian physicist awarded Sydney Peace Prize

Distinguished Indian physicist and environmentalist Vandana Shiva has been awarded the prestigious Sydney Peace Prize this year, in recognition of her works in the field of social justice.......

Vandana Shiva bags German book prize

Noted environmentalist Vandana Shiva has bagged the prestigious 'Reading for the Environment' prize sponsored by the German Environment Foundation.Tomorrow's Biodiversity, written by Shiva, was......

A 'corporate hand' behind the 'foreign hand'?

It is regrettable that the IB has tried to devalue the expertise available both within the concerned ministry and in the scientific community by its allegations. Governments and NGOs in many......

Can 'first food' challenge fast food?

How can ‘first food’ meet the challenge posed by factory-made ‘fast foods’ which are backed by marketing money and often come with ‘traditional taste’ tags......

SC to hear two review petitions on interlinking rivers

The Supreme Court will hear two review petitions -- one by the Central Ground Water Authority and the other by 21 eminent citizens -- and decide on whether to issue notice and hear the same at......

Coke, Pepsi under fire once again

Coca-Cola and Pepsi are under fire once again as noted environmentalist Vandana Shiva is set to launch a nationwide campaign asking the soft drink giants to shut down all the erring plants."Through......

The man who saved billions from starvation

Image: Norman Borlaug rescued India from a severe food crisis. Photograph: Jason Reed/Reuters The work of Norman Borlaug, who helped save billions from starvation, is worth recalling, especially......

Coke, Pepsi effect big cuts in water use

It has been a quiet revolution. The country's two leading beverage companies, Coca-Cola and PepsiCo, have dramatically slashed their usage of water to make a bottle of beverage, through innovative......

Bt-brinjal: PM to meet Pawar, Ramesh

With his ministerial colleagues and experts expressing reservation on moratorium on Bt-brinjal, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has convened a meeting of concerned ministers on the issue this week.......

Of hunger and its eradication

The media is celebrating Norman Borlaug as a great hunger-fighter, whose intervention with the 'Green Revolution' is supposed to have eradicated hunger in India. Obviously, the real starvation is......

No luck for India at Toronto

The Toronto International Film Festival wrapped up Sunday with an awards brunch at which Takeshi Kitano's Zatoichi was announced winner of the People's Choice Award. Kitano's film tells the mythic......

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sudhakar kuruvada
Q. Nidhaye sarva vidyanam bhishaje bhava roginamGurave sarvalokanam Dakshinamoortaye namah)--identify the verse
Sudhakar Kuruvada:  A.  more

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sudhakar kuruvada
Q. Kya patni ki Charan Vandana karna paap hota hai?
Sudhakar Kuruvada:  A. not at all. as far as i am concerend, both of them are equal. Moreover, to show the equalness, Shiva has shown us the form of Ardhanidhwar and...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/kya-patni-ki-charan-vandana-karna-paap-hota-hai/25463946/answers/17459262

ankit shivam
Q. Shri Lank inspite of being a small country successfully deleted word LTE from their history. Why not India get rid of Naxal?
Ankit Shivam:  A. Sri lanka was united. Each Sri Lankan wanted the government to finish off the LTTE. In India the case is different . We have prominent authors like...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/shri-lank-inspite-of-being-a-small-country-successfully-dele/17459195/answers/16900305

ulhas dabholkar
Q. What is the signifigance of Maa Saraswathi Pooja ?
Ulhas Dabholkar:  A. Saraswati, the goddess of knowledge and arts, represents the free flow of wisdom and consciousness. She is the mother of the Vedas, and chants to...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-is-the-signifigance-of-maa-saraswathi-pooja-/16900125/answers/15662103

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How RSS plans to make region saffron

Historically, the north eastern states have been cut off geographically and culturally from the rest of India. Largely populated by tribes- many of... ...

http://www.hindustantimes.com/india-news/sowing-saffron-in-the-north-east/article1-1296213.aspx
Nation faces challenge to knowledge sovereignty

VARANASI: Eminent environmental activist and founder of Navdanya Dr Vandana Shiva said that the nation faces new challenges related to knowledge... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/varanasi/Nation-faces-challenge-to-knowledge-sovereignty/articleshow/45429393.cms
Stay away from Genetic Engineering

Bharat Jhunjhunwala The UPA Government had permitted trials of about 60 Genetically Modified (GM) food plants such as wheat. The NDA Government... ...

http://www.dailyexcelsior.com/stay-away-genetic-engineering/
IIT-BHU to hold 3rd convocation

VARANASI: The Indian Institute of Technology, Banaras Hindu University (IIT-BHU) is going to hold its third convocation to confer degrees on the... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/varanasi/IIT-BHU-to-hold-3rd-convocation/articleshow/45393028.cms
FITTING TRIBUTE

A recent commemoration of legendary Odissi guru Debaprasad Das in Bhunaneswar was an eye-opener, says nita vidyarthi IN celebrating the 87th... ...

http://www.thestatesman.net/news/91567-fitting-tribute.html

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