With the CBI yet to get a sanction from the Department of Atomic Energy for probe into the alleged scam in ilmenite sales at the Chavara unit of Indian Rare Earths Ltd (IRE), a PIL was filed before the Kerala High Court on Monday seeking issuing of necessary directives to launch the probe. Courtesy: http://newindianexpress.com/states/kerala/IRE-ilmenite-sale-PIL-for-CBI-probe/2013/06/11/article1629647.ece
In December 2010, Indian actress, Jayamala was investigated by the Crimes Branch of the police, on order of the Kerala state government in India, and then officially charged with violating Indian law.
Her crime, it seems, is to belong to a gender that menstruates!
In its Water Operation Plan 2012-2020, ADB has intended to intensify IWRM processes in member countries and calls for further evolution of water governance frameworks in each country, supported by legislation, and with local implementation facilitated by river basin organisations. This speaks how ADB is encroaching upon the domain of “policy formulation” by sovereign states.
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Uploaded on Dec 12, 2011 An untold history about Ambedkar..The film depicts the social battle against the upper caste hindus by untouchables,headed by Ambedkar..Great work by Jabbar Patel..Mesmerising performance by Mammootty..
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Beyond Globalisation 2012-13. Updates from Rajashtan segment
Southeast Asian nations are considering humanitarian assistance for Muslim-minority Rohingya facing ‘pain and suffering’ in Myanmar, the head of the ASEAN regional bloc said on Wednesday. Association of Southeast Asian Nations secretary general Surin Pitsuwan said the bloc should be “part of solution to the problem” that escalated in June with a bloody clash that displaced around 60,000 people, mostly Rohingya. http://southasiarevealed.com/2012/08/09/asean-mulls-assistance-myanmar-rohingya/
Efforts are under way in the Philippines to help hundreds of thousands of people affected by deadly floods that have paralysed the capital, Manila, and nearby areas.
Philippines ramps up flood relief efforts: Hundreds of thousands of people have sought refuge at evacuation centres in Manila. Efforts are under way in the Philippines to help hundreds of thousands of people affected by deadly floods that have paralysed the capital, Manila, and nearby areas.
The Supreme Court of India has ruled that no private company can claim a right for mining leases and upheld the 2005 decision of the Jharkhand government and the Centre cancelling nine such leases. Among those whose mining leases were cancelled included Monnet Ispat and Energy Ltd, which had signed an MoU with the state government in 2003 to set up an integrated steel plant in Hazaribagh district with a proposed investment of Rs 1,400 crore. http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/Claim-for-mining-lease-not-fundamental-right/articleshow/15219978.cms?
Seeking more time for developing projects and surrendering them reflects lack of enthusiasm in the tax-free enclaves
New Delhi, July 15 (PTI) The government has given more time to 33 special economic zone developers, including Uttam Galva Steels Ltd, Unitech Infracon and GMR Hyderabad International Airport Ltd, to execute their projects. At a meeting on July 6, the Board of Approval (BoA), headed by Commerce Secretary S R Rao, also allowed three SEZ developers to surrender their projects. The BoA is a 19-member inter-ministerial body that deals with Special Economic Zones (SEZs) and the issues related to them. http://www.business-standard.com/india/news/govt-gives-time-to-33-sez-developers-for-executing-projects/178729/on