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MUMBAI: Stressing that China and India are not only the fastest growing economies but mutually complimentary to each other, Consul General of Republic of China in the city, Niu Qingbao, has said the bilateral trade will cross $120 billion in 2012.Read More »
New Delhi: State governments will get Rs 5,000 crore grants over the next five years for not cutting trees and maintaining ecological balance, Minister of State for Environment and Forests Jairam Ramesh said Monday.Read More »
BY ANIRUDH PRAKASH
It may have been a coincidence that the fate of three chief ministers was sealed within a span of a fortnight. Political contexts in the three cases were different but the message was same.
The order of the Goa bench of the Bombay High Court squashing and setting aside the land allotment to developers of seven designated Special Economic Zones (SEZs) in the state has put the brakes, temporarily or not, on unplanned and mindless industrialisation. As of now the Goa Industrial Development Corporation has four months to make fresh allotments and if this is not done then the GIDC can take possession of the land.Read More »
One can easily understand and even share in the euphoria of millions of Non-Resident Indians (NRIs) spread across the globe on being granted voting rights last week.Read More »
UN World’s Aids Day on December 1
THE world observes ‘UN World’s Aids Day’ on December 1. The UN Secretary General has called for three zeroes, namely zero new HIV infections, zero discrimination and zero AIDS related deaths.
NEW DELHI: Severely criticising the inconsistencies in government policies, industrialist Mr Ratan Tata has said that India was going against former leaders Nehru and Indira Gandhi’s idea of being self-sufficient.Read More »
BHUBANESWAR: Five people, including two women and a child, were killed when Maoists blew up the ambulance they were travelling in in Odisha’s Kandhamal district, police said Sunday.Read More »