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Friday, December 02, 2005


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From November 16,  2005 to November 23, 2005

We Are What We Don't Eat

Scientists have no right to irrevocably change the genetic makeup of a species, says veteran biologist Arpad Pusztai, who has bravely campaigned against GM foods for decades.

35,000 It Jobs In Chennai This Year

The software sector in Chennai is well poised to develop a talent pool of rare technology skill-sets. 

French Award Presented To Sreedharan

Delhi Metro Rail Corporation chief E Sreedharan was presented one of the most prestigious civilian awards of the French Government -- Chevalier de la Legion d'Honneur (Knight of the Legion of Honour) -- in the Capital on Tuesday. 

Women's Reservation Bill: Groups To Mount Pressure

The Joint Action Front for Women has decided to intensify its campaign to gain support for the passage of the Women's Reservation Bill in the winter session of Parliament.

Bangalore Gayana Samaja Award For Pattammal, Lalgudi Jayaraman

Bangalore Gayana Samaja to hold centenary celebrations in Chennai 

When Women Are Worst Sufferers

FOUR days after the devastating earthquake in Azad Kashmir and the NWFP, the UNFPA released its annual report, State of the World Population 2005, which focused on gender equality.

A Man With A Vision

The relevance of economics in today's society is largely the efforts of visionaries, who took economics away from the dry theories into the real world of development. Dr V K R V Rao is one such person, P Ramachandran & R S Deshpande tell us.

Isro Studying Needs Of Manned Space Mission

At the moment there are no firm plans, but they are evolving: Madhavan Nair 

Kalam Presents Indira Gandhi Peace Prize To Thai Princess

President A.P.J. Abdul Kalam awarded the Indira Gandhi Prize for Peace, Disarmament and Development for 2004 to Thai Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn here on Saturday. 

India Welcomes Efforts By Iran To Address Nuclear Issues

IAEA appreciates access to sites of interest .

Exploitation, Deceit Plague Healthcare, Says Amartya Sen

Health servants prefer seeing patients privately for money: report 

Ophthalmic Centres Of Excellence In India Strike Common Cause

They will set optimum standards of eye care services and help shape national policies 

Kalam To Inaugurate Women's Conference

More than 400 scientists from around the world are expected to take part in the meet.

Introduce Women's Bill Without Delay: Yechury

The CPI(M) Polit Bureau member and MP, Sitaram Yechury, has demanded that the Central Government introduce the women's reservation bill in the Parliament in the coming session instead of delaying its enactment in the name of obtaining a consensus on it. 

Indira Gandhi Prize For Hamid Karzai

Afghan President Hamid Karzai has been chosen for the Indira Gandhi Prize for Peace, Disarmament and Development for 2005.


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