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- Azad Defangs Qazi (Tribune, S.P.Sharma, Sep 04, 2007)
While Sonia Gandhi was engaged in dinner diplomacy between the Congress and Mufti Mohammed Sayeed, her ally in Jammu and Kashmir, Chief Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad has surprised political circles by snatching the important portfolio of environment . . . .
- From Lake To Ocean (Pioneer, Editorial, The Pioneer, Sep 03, 2007)
On the last Sunday this summer, Russia is celebrating the Day of Lake Baikal. The custom was started in 1999 by the public organisation Baikal Environmental Wave.
- India Turns To China For Help On Glaciers (Indian Express, Correspondent or Reporter, Aug 31, 2007)
Faced with the spectre of receding Himalayan glaciers wreaking havoc with regional ecology, India has taken up the issue with China for a joint solution to the problem of climatic change, the Rajya Sabha has been informed on Thursday.
- Tourism Information Centre Inaugurated At Bannerghatta National Park (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Aug 29, 2007)
The facility has an open air auditorium to accommodate 300 people
It has a hi-tech audio visual hall to seat 50 people
- Conservation Of Biodiversity (Hindu, G. ANANTHAKRISHNAN, Aug 21, 2007)
Study of the complexities involved in evolving integrated forest landscape management strategies
- Population Rise And Distress (Tribune, S.S. Johl, Aug 18, 2007)
With every human being, the economy gets two hands to produce and a body to consume.
- Himachal Calamity (Tribune, Editorial, The Tribune, Aug 16, 2007)
Himachal Pradesh has had to celebrate Independence Day in tears this year. Torrential rains and flash floods have brought in untold misery. The number of deaths may well be above one hundred.
- Advocate Of Conservation (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Aug 14, 2007)
At a time when an average Indian’s interest in wildlife remained either commercial or gastronomical and when hunting was still a respectable pastime, M. Krishnan was pleading for conservation.
- Disasters Of Distorted Urban Development (Hindu, V.R. Krishna Iyer, Aug 08, 2007)
The western model of development by means of aggressive industrialisation and insane consumerism has invaded urban India, and converted innocent, elegant spaces into technologically driven factories and slews of concrete skyscrapers.
- New Crops For Old (Tribune, Editorial, The Tribune, Aug 03, 2007)
Diversification of agricultural production patterns is the crying need of the intensively-cultivated irrigated areas of the country, specially in the region comprising Punjab, Haryana and Western UP .
- Excellence In Railways (Telegraph, Ashok V. Desai, Jul 31, 2007)
I travelled last week from Berlin to Regensburg via Nuremberg.
- Sky Is Not The Limit (Pioneer, Correspondent or Reporter, Jul 30, 2007)
Space is full of human activities, ranging from explorations to atmospheric engineering to espionage
- Why Worry About Nuclear Waste Now? (Hindu, Editorial, The Hindu, Jul 27, 2007)
Atomic power is crucial in the fight against global warming. When we need to deal with the leftovers, we’ll have the technology.
- Some Poetry, Food For Thought As Kalam Signs Off (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Jul 23, 2007)
He would like every citizen to be instilled with self-confidence
Delivers parts of speech in Hindi
Inaugurates state-of-the-art auditorium
- Urogynaecology Centres In Every District Shortly, Says Minister (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Jul 21, 2007)
The State government would set up Urogynaecology centres in every district of the State, Health Minister K.K.S.S.R. Ramachandran said on Friday.
- Future Tibet (Frontline, Editorial, The Tribune, Jul 20, 2007)
TEN years from now, a visitor to Tibet is likely to find it transformed into a region of middling prosperity.
- After Tiger, Project Snow Leopard On Anvil (Pioneer, Yoga Rangatia, Jul 16, 2007)
After tiger and elephant, the Environment Ministry proposes a conservation plan for the elusive snow leopard.
- Deve Gowda To Open School, Hostel For Poor Students From Rural Areas (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Jul 11, 2007)
An international school and free hostel established by the Kammagondanahalli Sri Maruthi Seva Samithi at Byranayakanahalli in Nelamangala taluk of Bangalore district will be inaugurated by the former Prime Minister H.D. Deve Gowda on Friday.
- Green Avadi Project Launched At Air Force Station (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Jul 09, 2007)
300 saplings planted at the premises in Muthapudupet
- Chennigappa To Quit Government In October (Hindu, S. Rajendran, Jul 09, 2007)
‘Politics is taking a toll on my health’
Chennigappa also speaks of quitting electoral politics
Charges against his pet project has upset Minister
- Who Cares For The Yamuna Anyway? (Indian Express, Editorial, Indian Express, Jul 06, 2007)
The Commonwealth Games Evaluation Commission for the 2010 games was advised by “relevant Government agencies” that “the development of venues and the Games Village will include environmental considerations related to micro-environment, ecology...
- ‘Model Citizen’ Who Never Fought (Telegraph, Correspondent or Reporter, Jul 04, 2007)
Mohammed Haneef, 27, graduated from a Bangalore medical college in 2002 with second class.
- Making Life Safe For The Vulnerable (Dawn, Editorial, Dawn, Jul 03, 2007)
FOR the past five weeks, the country has been witnessing nature’s wrath that began with flash floods in the NWFP. These later spread to the coastal regions. Hundreds have died in Karachi, Hyderabad, Kech, Jafarabad and other areas.
- Tibet In The Time Of High Economic Growth (Hindu, N. Ram , Jul 03, 2007)
Unprecedented economic growth, rises in living standards, education, infrastructure development, job creation, central government subsidies, and political policies implementing the autonomy mandated in the Chinese Constitution are . . . .
- Doctors Refuse To Deliver Baby Of Hiv Positive Woman (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Jun 30, 2007)
Husband forced to deliver the child
Incident sparks outrage among medical fraternity
Woman gives birth to a boy
- Hiv Scare: Father Delivers Child In Meerut Hospital (Deccan Herald, Correspondent or Reporter, Jun 30, 2007)
Sunita Kumar was pregnant. She was also HIV positive. On Thursday night, as her labour pains started, the mother of three was rushed to the Lala Lajpat Rai Medical College in Meerut where she was a registered patient.
- Karnataka Told To Stop Work On Mahadayi: Digambar Kamat (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Jun 29, 2007)
‘Union Minister is convinced that the matter requires arbitration’
- Satellite Imagery To Fight Diseases In Gujarat (Indian Express, Correspondent or Reporter, Jun 27, 2007)
The Gujarat Government has drawn up a plan to fight dengue and chikungunya using satellite technology.
- Weaving A Life In Anantapur (Hindu, P. SAINATH, Jun 26, 2007)
Families left behind by farmers who committed suicide face up to the odds.
- ‘Tablet-Of-Stone Era Of Journalism Coming To An End’ (Hindu, P. S. SURYANARAYANA, Jun 26, 2007)
The “rules of the game” governing the global media scene “are changing in many places or have already changed,” and this “raises huge questions of accountability” about how news is covered.
- 'Killing Dogs Isn't Good For Ecology' (Times of India, Editorial, The Times of India, Jun 26, 2007)
Avis Lyons, founder of Animal Rescue, Kerala, is a 65-year-old British woman who has sold her property in England and has settled in Thiruvananthapuram with the single mission of caring for stray dogs and other animals.
- The Tibetan Reality (Asian Age, Seema Mustafa, Jun 25, 2007)
There are certain political realities that confront you the moment you enter Tibet. And these are away from what is politically right or wrong.
- India’S Security And Himalayan Ecosystem Under Threat (Statesman, Editorial, Statesman, Jun 25, 2007)
The presidential race seems to have overtaken the security threat to India following the construction of a metalled jeepable road up to the base camp of Everest by China (20 June).
- Play Neutral (Deccan Herald, Editorial, The Deccan Herald, Jun 21, 2007)
The Centre has an important role to play when it comes to inter-state river disputes. There are bound to be conflicting interests when two or three states lay claim for the use of river waters which flow across artificial boundaries.
- Pm: Address Challenges In Power Sector (Hindu, Sujay Mehdudia, Jun 21, 2007)
Dedicates Tala power transmission system to the nation; West Bengal, Bihar, Jharkhand and Sikkim to benefit
- Struggle Against Dams To Continue (Deccan Herald, Correspondent or Reporter, Jun 18, 2007)
"It is high time that the struggling people from all the northeastern states came to a single platform to save the regions bio-diversity," said Medha patkar.
- Activism On The Shore (New Indian Express, Uma Mahadevan-Dasgupta, Jun 12, 2007)
Susan Visvanathan’s new novel is the story of Magda and Yesu, two young people growing up in a fishing village in Kerala.
- 'Keeper Of The Verse' (Deccan Herald, Correspondent or Reporter, Jun 11, 2007)
Life kindles the flame of poetry, the poet as the ‘wick’ burns to shed warmth and light”.
- At The End Of The Corridor It Was All Maya (Hindustan Times, Editorial, HindustanTimes, Jun 09, 2007)
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati is on a roll. First, she proved all the Cassandras wrong with her spectacular victory in the assembly polls.
- Legal Challenge To Dams In India (British Broadcasting Corporation, Correspondent or Reporter, Jun 09, 2007)
A court in India has agreed to consider a challenge by an environment group to the commissioning of large dams in the country's north-east.
- Dam Controversial (Indian Express, Editorial, Indian Express, Jun 08, 2007)
Large dam projects are a subject of perpetual debate, particularly with ever increasing demand and declining supply of fresh water. The World Bank (WB) has made it clear that funding the Diamer-Basha Dam in Pakistan Occupied Kashmir (POK) . . . .
- Goan Curry (Tribune, Editorial, The Tribune, Jun 07, 2007)
The Congress’ victory in the Goa Assembly elections is cause for cheer to the party after its electoral reversals in Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, Uttarakhand and the Delhi Municipal Corporation.
- Change Growth Model To Tackle Global Warming (Tribune, MADHAV MEHRA, Jun 07, 2007)
The climate change scenario in India is much worse than it looks. The inequity of climate change is writ large everywhere.
- India Is Committed To Clean Environment, Says Pranab (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Jun 06, 2007)
"Government alone is not responsible for conservation of environment"
Energy Conservation Act 2001 had set energy consumption norms
Climate change could force plants, animals to migrate: Reghupati
- Stall Environmental Perils (Deccan Herald, SURESH HEBLIKAR, Jun 05, 2007)
Environmental pollution is a cumulative output of the entire gamut of human activities that have taken place on earth since man began to clear the forests to settle down and start agriculture.
- Plan The Indian Family (Pioneer, Shailaja Chandra, Jun 04, 2007)
If Iran has been able to bring down its fertility rate from 5.6 births per woman in 1985 to 2 by 2000, India can definitely do the same, if not better. What is needed is political will, apart from better planning and coordination
- Silent Valley Needs A Buffer (Hindu, Editorial, The Hindu, Jun 02, 2007)
The Silent Valley National Park is a biodiverse region of the Western Ghats, a famed symbol of India's concern for the environment. The rich flora and fauna in this hotspot have been protected continuously despite severe developmental pressures.
- Nature’S Unsung Heroes (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Jun 02, 2007)
Trees that were hitherto unknown or remained unnoticed are now becoming a part of an unique thesis writes S. S. KAVITHA
- Fear Of Influx (Tribune, Editorial, The Tribune, May 30, 2007)
The “people first” focus of the tribal rights Act is well known. Another dimension to the issue of tribal welfare has been highlighted with an expert committee constituted by the Tribal Affairs Ministry recommending a restriction on the influx of . . .
- Fear Not The Globalisation (Business Line, K. Gopalan, May 30, 2007)
Discussions on globalisation happen broadly under four headings — growing inequality between nations and among different sections within a country; the possibility of some sort of an economic imperialism becoming a reality; the possibility of crass . . .
- Manipal Group Forays Into Healthcare Retail (Deccan Herald, Correspondent or Reporter, May 30, 2007)
The Manipal Cure and Care retail outlets will be established in two different formats across Malls, Mega-cites, Health cities, Hyper Market and High streets with a focus on customers who are time pressed.
- Sc Okays Ban On Hp Constructions (Tribune, S.S. Negi , May 29, 2007)
In a major boost to the Himachal Pradesh government’s move to preserve the historic Mall Road in Shimla as heritage zone, the Supreme Court has put its seal of approval on the state’s decision to ban all types of constructions there, holding that . ..
- Caring For The Teens Future (Deccan Herald, Editorial, The Deccan Herald, May 28, 2007)
Healthy habits should be induced among adolescents as it is the last opportunity to grow.
- Pm Turns Socialist (Pioneer, Yogesh Vajpeyi, May 25, 2007)
Under fire from supporting Left parties and a vocal section within his own Congress party for his zealous pro-reform agenda, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh seems to have taken a leaf out of the discourse on socialism.
- ‘Vulgar Wealth Display Insults The Poor’ (Indian Express, Manmohan Singh , May 25, 2007)
As I stand before you, I am reminded of the perceptive words of Lord Keynes on the positive social role of private enterprise in the 19th century Europe.
- Ten Point Social Charter (The Financial Express, Manmohan Singh , May 25, 2007)
In a modern, democratic society, business must realise its wider social responsibility.
- Census Shows Sharp Fall In Tiger Numbers (Singapore Times, Correspondent or Reporter, May 24, 2007)
The tiger is on the run, with nowhere to hide. Enumeration figures for the big cat in central India released on Wednesday show that it has been severely depleted in its ranges, with Madhya Pradesh registering a precipitous fall in tiger population — . .
- Mountaineers' Fear Of Global Warming (British Broadcasting Corporation, Correspondent or Reporter, May 23, 2007)
Climbers and officials in Nepal are worried that global warming is making the glacial environment unsafe for humans in the Himalayas.
- Patent Exploitation (Times of India, Editorial, The Times of India, May 22, 2007)
As has happened in the past with several plant products like turmeric and neem used in traditional Indian medicines, yet another application has been filed in the US for patenting a form of indigenous knowledge from India.
- India's Polar Ambitions Are Growing (Singapore Times, Correspondent or Reporter, May 18, 2007)
India's polar ambitions have received a boost with its plan to set up a new research station in Antarctica receiving approval at the just-concluded Antarctic Treaty Consultative Meeting in New Delhi.
- Govt Admits Climate A Problem (Singapore Times, Correspondent or Reporter, May 17, 2007)
Government took its first steps towards aligning India with the goal of sustainable development which would include adoption of green technologies to meet the challenge of climate change by acknowledging that global warming had serious India- . . .
- Irreversible Fallout On People And Ecology (Deccan Herald, Asha Krishnaswamy, May 16, 2007)
Public platforms exist to discuss the economic importance and environmental threats of mining but few key players take advantage of it.
- Reminder Of Unity In Diversity (Hindu, Prema Nandakumar , May 15, 2007)
What is it that has made Indian culture endure through millennia of internal changes and external aggressions?
- Housing Catastrophe (Frontline, Correspondent or Reporter, May 14, 2007)
The author brings us face to face with the consequences of decisions taken by those far removed from the stench and struggle of slum reality.
- America's Sleeping Watchdog (The Economic Times, J BRADFORD DELONG, May 12, 2007)
This columnist would like to deviate from the usual economic theme and focus instead on the system by which the press — mostly the American press — covers government nowadays.
- Time For Saarc To Combat Global Warming (Asian Age, Kuldip Nayar, May 07, 2007)
The news is that India spent more than Rs 44,000 crores on weapons in the last three years, but not a single paisa on combating global warming. Even the Rs 3,500 crores meant for afforestation have been lying unspent since 2004.
- Sethu Project Issue Rocks Houses As Bjp Threatens To Stall Construction (New Indian Express, Correspondent or Reporter, May 04, 2007)
Demanding to stall the construction of the Sethusamudram, the BJP on Thursday rocked both the Houses of Parliament, alleging that the Government was attempting to destroy the evidence of Ram Setu bridge, linking India and Sri Lanka.
- Hydel Projects And Perils: An Instance In Kerala (Hindu, V.R. Krishna Iyer, May 03, 2007)
Once the Pathrakadavu project is taken up, Silent Valley and the natural forests around it will be in danger — whatever the Government may promise.
- New Initiative To Tackle Anaemia During Adolescence (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Apr 25, 2007)
"Iron deficiency anaemia is the commonest medical disorder in pregnancy, adversely affecting maternal and foetal health. Despite several national programmes targeting control and treatment of anaemia during pregnancy, the success has not been as . . .
- Set Up Special Farm Zones A La Sezs: Swaminathan (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Apr 24, 2007)
Eminent agriculture scientist M.S. Swaminathan has advised the setting up of Special Agricultural Zones (SAZs) in the country on the lines of the much touted Special Economic Zones (SEZs) to achieve food security and food sovereignty through . . . ..
- New Initiative To Tackle Anaemia During Adolescence (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Apr 24, 2007)
"Iron deficiency anaemia is the commonest medical disorder in pregnancy, adversely affecting maternal and foetal health.
- Unmasked (Telegraph, Editorial, The Telegraph, Apr 24, 2007)
Mr Babubhai Katara — the Bharatiya Janata Party parliamentarian accused of human trafficking — does not expose the underbelly, but the true face, of Indian politics.
- Global Economic History (Hindu, S. L. Rao, Apr 24, 2007)
Analysis of the growth and performance of various economies over centuries
- 'Sex Workers Ignorant About Aids' (Singapore Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Apr 21, 2007)
They are the "target" population for HIV/AIDS prevention efforts in the country, but sex workers continue to be ignorant about transmission of this deadly disease, a study claimed.
- A French Cul De Sac? (Indian Express, Editorial, Indian Express, Apr 21, 2007)
Forty per cent of the voters are uncertain. And there are at least three unhappy vote banks. This year, no French presidential candidate has a clear agenda
- Army Indifferent To Ecology? (Tribune, Editorial, The Tribune, Apr 19, 2007)
When an eminent journalist like Kuldip Nayar states that the ecology of the Delhi Ridge is seriously imperiled (April 6), his concerns cannot be brushed aside. He also pointedly faults the Army for certain acts which have “endangered the flora and . . . .
- No Longer Green (Times of India, RAVINDER KAUR, Apr 12, 2007)
The recent Punjab election verdict clearly shows that to most ordinary citizens, there isn't much difference between various political parties. In Punjab, the politicians appear to be singularly insensitive to the problems plaguing the state.
- India Will Have To Pay Very Dearly For High Growth (Hindustan Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Apr 11, 2007)
India’s growing economy that will scale a record high by 2020 will take its toll on environmental and financial resources, a new World Bank study has predicted.
- Sea's Rise In India Buries Islands And A Way Of Life (New York Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Apr 11, 2007)
In front of his small mud house lies the wreckage of what was once his village on this fragile delta island near the Bay of Bengal. Half of it has sunk into the river.
- Living On The Edge: Indians Watch Their Islands Wash Away (International Herald Tribune, Correspondent or Reporter, Apr 11, 2007)
In front of his small mud house lies the wreckage of what was once his village. Half of it has sunk into the sea.
- When The Dying Give Birth (Times of India, Correspondent or Reporter, Apr 10, 2007)
Parenthood is a nagging evolutionary force. Nothing weaker could have inspired a growing trend among HIV positive couples to war against all odds and have children.
- The Great Himalayan Meltdown (Hindu, N. Gopal Raj , Apr 10, 2007)
Glaciers that feed the seven great rivers of Asia — Ganga, Indus, Brahmaputra, Salween, Mekong, Yangtze, and Huang Ho — are under threat.
- Making The Master (Telegraph, Editorial, The Telegraph, Apr 06, 2007)
The Australian academic and Gandhi scholar, Thomas Weber, believes that personal history can be represented by the image of a funnel. The funnel brings to a convergence the myriad influences on an individual, and blends them to form a personality.
- Sharks Deserve Same Protection As Pandas (Hindu, George Monbiot, Apr 04, 2007)
IF THESE animals lived on land there would be a global outcry. But the great beasts roaming the savannahs of the open seas summon no such support.
- Subtle Signals (Statesman, Editorial, Statesman, Mar 31, 2007)
At one level it may seem inhumane, a deprivation of a desired medical facility. It might also be projected as routine, rule-bound action.
- Hidden Eco-Dangers Of Hydropower (Hindu, David Adam, Mar 29, 2007)
Generating electricity with water appears to be a clean option, so why are soaring emissions being recorded at hydropower plants?
- Back To Mother Earth (Hindu, PREMA MANMADHAN , Mar 24, 2007)
Getting out into the green environs, a whiff of fresh air and living like a rustic for a change is exactly what farm tourism is all about
- Trips To The Jungles (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Mar 24, 2007)
Kids can get to know about wildlife and Nature
- A Straight Message (Deccan Herald, Editorial, The Deccan Herald, Mar 24, 2007)
If law discourages business, there is no other way but to break it. Now, Guru speaks about it.
- Indian Islands Tap Wwii Wells Amid Water Shortage (Daily Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Mar 24, 2007)
Water shortages are forcing authorities in India’s remote Andaman Islands to tap dozens of World War II wells as the tourist destination struggles to cope with an influx of visitors, officials said on Friday.
- Jharkhand I Know (Tribune, Baljit Malik, Mar 22, 2007)
FOR Christmas and New Year I travel to Jharkhand. To people, places, flora, fauna, languages wiped clean off what goes for history, geography, the so-called mainstream cultural topography.
- Bda Ignored Forest Department's Plea While Acquiring Land: Report (Hindu, Raghava M. , Mar 20, 2007)
Probe team recommends action against Jerome
It accuses top officials of ignoring the Forest Department's pleas
- Gender Budgeting All Set To Make Debut In State This Year (Hindu, Alladi Jayasri , Mar 14, 2007)
The objective of the exercise is to make sure that resources reach women
- Elephant Salute (Pioneer, Editorial, The Pioneer, Mar 10, 2007)
There is welcome news for lovers of wildlife, for a species close to humanity has found some breathing space.
- Amarnath Board To Charge Fee For Langars During Yatra (Tribune, Correspondent or Reporter, Mar 09, 2007)
The Amarnath Shrine Board, headed by Governor, S.K.Sinha, has started preliminary exercise for ensuring an incident-free annual pilgrimage to the 13500-foot high cave, considered to be an abode of Lord Shiva and his consort Parvati.
- Trouble At Gir (Pioneer, Editorial, The Pioneer, Mar 07, 2007)
What is truly shocking about the death of three lions - two lionesses and a cub to be precise - at the Gir forest in Gujarat is that unlike the 25-odd Project Tiger sanctuaries across the country that have a woeful track record of conservation of . . .
- At What Cost Consumption? (Hindu, G. ANANTHAKRISHNAN, Mar 06, 2007)
A comparative history of environmentalism in two large democracies, India and the U.S.
- Recycling: It’S A Global Work In Progress (Deccan Herald, Editorial, The Deccan Herald, Mar 05, 2007)
Why recycle? It is costly, time-consuming and takes more effort than simply chucking all the waste into a single bin. Nonetheless, over the last two decades, recycling has become the norm in the Western world...
- Cauvery: Beyond Sharing Of Water (Deccan Herald, PRAVEEN BHARGAV, Feb 28, 2007)
It would be disastrous to Karnataka if Cauvery catchments are not protected.
- Congress Party Loses State Elections (WhatIsIndia Publications, Aravind Sitaraman, Feb 27, 2007)
Main coalition partner of the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) governing the federal government, the Congress Party, lost several key states including economically rich Punjab and militarily rich Uttarakhand.
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