`Government has failed to check spread of communalism'

Staff Reporter, Hindu, Jan27, 2006 Prominent social activists and scholars criticise Congress and its allies NEW DELHI: Expressing their disquiet over "failure of the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) Government at the Centre to check spread…

Briton to construct India's biggest mall

Indo-Asian News Service, London, January 27, 2006In yet another boost to consumerism in one of the world's fastest growing economies, a British builder has won a contract from a leading Indian retail group to construct…

UK announces 41.7 million pounds to tackle TB…

London, Jan 26: Britain today announced that it would contribute 41.7 million pounds to tackle Tuberculosis in India as part of a new multibillion dollar fund to fight the disease. The announcement was made in…

In Defence of A Liberal Society

OVER the past few weeks, different parts of India have witnessed an explosion of intolerance, censorship, hate-speech, and physical harassment of people who differ from the �mainstream�. This should shake all public-spirited citizens out of…

Loknaad: Spreading awareness through music

Music is the only medium for this couple to reach out to the masses and create social awareness. Though not formally trained in music, they use the tool beautifully to magical effects! Meet Vinay Mahajan…

Video Conferencing as a judicial tool

Several courts in India are video conferencing with prisons to ensure quicker and safer trials. The technology, while also saving the exchequer crores of rupees, has revealed more benefits than meets the eye.  Justice delayed…

Press release from Green Peace India

Greenpeace wants better ship breaking industry New Delhi, January 25: Greenpeace today responded sharply to reports that a section of workers in Alang, Gujarat protested against the organisation's opposition to the Clemenceau. "It is understandable…