Indian origin scientist awarded environment

Friday, August 25th, 2006Stockholm - Indian origin scientist Asit K. Biswas, a tireless water proponent who constantly challenges the status quo, received the 2006 Stockholm Water Prize Laureate (SWP) known as the Nobel prize in…

Allahabad HC shoots down Haj subsidy

Kamal KhanNDTV.COMSunday, August 27, 2006 (Lucknow): Mecca and Medina are worshipped by Muslim devotees as their highest pilgrimage.Along with millions of world pilgrims, more than a lakh devotees from India come here every year. Many…

Police take action against Mantada syndicate

Uma Sudhir, NDTV.COMSunday, August 27, 2006 (Mantada village): On July 28, NDTV reported that in Mantada village of Andhra Pradesh, children are being clandestinely auctioned and sold like cattle to work virtually as bonded labour…

Seeing red, for a reason

A kathakali exponent talks to NILUKSI KOSWANAGE about getting into character on stage and how make-up and costume complete the picture.Sunday August 27, 2006 WHEN kathakali dancer Kalamandalam Venkitraman speaks, he uses energetic facial expressions…