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All procedures followed in Lokpal search panel formation: govt.

Legal luminary Fali Nariman had refused to be on the eight-member search committee citing flawed process In the wake of legal luminary Fali Nariman’s refusal to be on Lokpal’s search panel, the Centre on Thursday said all procedures had been followed for forming a search committee to recommend a panel

Andaman’s Tourism: Failure to Capitalise on Nature’s Bounty

A picturesque beach in the Andamans. (IANS Photo) Endowed with picturesque landscapes, sterling beaches and nature’s generous gifts, the Andaman and Nicobar archipelago has sadly failed to realise its full potential as a tourism hub for India due to infrastructural inadequacies, lack of free enterprise and the fear psychosis of

The chulha politics

Illustration: Ajit BajajChulhas—cookstoves of poor women who collect sticks, twigs and leaves to cook meals—are today at the centre of failing international action. Women are breathing toxic emissions from stoves and these emissions are also adding to the climate change burden. The 2010 Global Burden of Disease established that indoor

‘Spending 2% on CSR won’t help if cos keep damaging environment’

Planning Commission member Arun Maira today said that making it mandatory for corporates to spend 2 per cent of their profits on CSR will not benefit the society if they continue to adopt corrupt practices that are damaging to the environment. “The new law where 2 per cent of profits