INDIA: HEALTH WATCH
TRIBAL PEOPLE IN SURROUNDING AREAS PRONE TO HEALTH HAZARDS
Published 02-11-2019 17:18 GMT-0000
The Uranium mining in the Telugu states of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana, has led to opposition from various sections of the society. The political parties, environmental groups, science associations, medical personnel and the local tribal people are up in arms against it. Several studies have shown that Uranium mining is coupled with hazards to human health and detrimental effect on the flora and fauna around.
INVESTMENT BY BRITISH FIRMS SHOULD RISE FASTER
Published 02-11-2019 17:15 GMT-0000
With Brexit becoming reality after January 2020, a new dimension in UK-India economic relation will set off. It will throw new challenges to deepen the relation with UK, after its exclusion from EU.
STRAINED RELATIONS MAY AFFECT JHARKHAND POLL
Published 02-11-2019 17:12 GMT-0000
Like his big brother, the chief minister of Bihar Nitish Kumar too is haunted by the element of erosion of the credibility. The situation has simply been aggravated by the jibes and snide hurled by the state BJP leaders at Nitish. The relation between the two NDA partners has turned so bitter that the BJP leaders are determined to defeat the JD(U) candidates in the election to Jharkhand assembly scheduled on November 30, 2019.
FADNAVIS UNLIKELY TO ACCEPT AADITYA THACKERAY’S CM BID
Published 02-11-2019 17:06 GMT-0000
Politics is a weird game. Yesterday, it appeared that BJP-Shiv Sena alliance had been saved from breaking, but overnight the situation took a surprising turn. Tension between BJP and Sena, which had shown sign of abating on Wednesday flared up within 24 hours. Insisting on an “equal power sharing” formula with the BJP for government formation in Maharashtra, Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray upped the ante by declaring that he was in touch with the Congress and NCP as well, appearing to signal that he was prepared to explore other options.
Published 02-11-2019 16:37 GMT-0000
New Delhi: Living up to his top billing Maisnam Meiraba Luwang brush aside 15th seed Lee Hak Joo of Korea 21-10, 21-13 to clinch the boys’ singles U-19 title at the Woncheon Yonex Korea Junior Open International Challenge in Miryang, Korea on Saturday.
Published 02-11-2019 16:33 GMT-0000
Thane: Manush Shah of Gujarat won his second title this season when he made short work of Maharashtra’s Shubham Ambre in the Youth Boys final of the UTT National Ranking (West Zone) Table Tennis Championships at the Sulochana Devi Singhania School here today.
Published 01-11-2019 16:27 GMT-0000
Published 01-11-2019 16:21 GMT-0000
Thane: Manav Thakkar stamped his authority yet again this season to claim the second successive men singles trophy when he beat Sanil Shetty 4-1 in the final of the UTT National Ranking (West Zone) Table Tennis Championships at the Sulochana Devi Singhania School here today.
“Truth is a luxury that can be afforded only by those not involved in its consequences.” This sentence is not quotation from a book by Indian or a writer from any developing nation. It is from the novel “Children Under Sun” by Morris West, Australian ambassador to Italy. Yet most media persons from Europe or other developed nations have been writing of prevalent corruption and dishonesty in new nations. They dare not explore truth that poverty and dishonesty of most new emerging nations is consequent to their exploitation by the European empires for Centuries. Even Americans had to fight, 250 years ago, their war of independence from exploitation by the European Empire.
UNITY OF FRONT NEEDED TO COMBAT ATTACKS FROM BIG BUSINESS
Published 01-11-2019 16:18 GMT-0000
There was good news out of Argentina for the working-class movement at the beginning of this week, as the neoliberal government of right-wing President Mauricio Macri was thoroughly trounced at the polls. Macri, of the “Together for Change” coalition, lost heavily in the presidential race to Alberto Fernández of the “Front for Everybody” coalition, which includes the left wing of the Peronist “Justicialist” Party, as well as the Communist Party of Argentina and other left and center groups.
GOVT MUST TAKE NOTE OF INCREASING CRIMES BY CHILDREN
Published 01-11-2019 16:15 GMT-0000
The sharp rise in the menace of fake currency notes and various crimes under Indian Penal Code (IPC) and Special and Local Laws (SLL) demands a fresh approach in tackling them effectively. The latest National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) report for 2017 gives a clear indication that the menace of the fake currency notes continued even after demonetization and issuance of new notes claimed to be too difficult to be counterfeited, and the overall rate of crime situation deteriorated.