Chemical

  • World View: Pakistan teenage activist Malala misses Nobel Peace Prize October 14, 2013

    The Pakistani girl who was shot in the head by the Taliban last October for advocating education for girls missed the 2013 Nobel Peace Prize. The Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons, the body overseeing Syrian chemical weapons destruction, has been awarded the Nobel Peace Prize 2013. ...
  • The Last Word: Has Putin outsmarted Obama ? September 11, 2013

    With Syria agreeing to international control of its chemical weapons has Putin outsmarted Obama raising worrying questions about the US President's leadership? ...
  • Assad behind chemical attack in Syria, says Obama September 11, 2013

    US President Barack Obama has clarified that if the US decides to go ahead with military intervention in Syria, there would be no ground strikes, only targeted air strikes. He said Syria President Bashar al-Assad has ordered chemical attack in the country. ...
  • Watch: Father, son reunite after chemical attack in Syria August 29, 2013

    An amateur video shows the reunion of a man with his son several days after the alleged chemical attack in Damascus in Syria took place. ...
  • UNSC fails to agree on military action against Syria August 29, 2013

    The five permanent members of the Security Council have failed to reach consensus on military action against Syrian regime. ...
  • Syria: US, European powers signal intervention in the war-torn country August 28, 2013

    In the aftermath of the alleged chemical attack in Syria, the United States and other European powers have signalled intervention in the war-torn country. ...
  • Syria allows UN to inspect chemical attack sites; US questions credibility August 26, 2013

    Days after an alleged chemical attack left over thousands of people dead in Syria, the government has agreed to allow United Nations officials to inspect the site of the attack on Monday. However, the White House has now said that the offer has come too late for it to...
  • World View: Hundreds dead in alleged chemical gas attack in Syria August 24, 2013

    Syria's opposition accused government forces of gassing hundreds of people near Damascus on Wednesday after rockets released deadly fumes over rebel-held suburbs, killing men, women and children as they slept. ...
  • Syria: Over 1000 killed in alleged gas attacks, US demands probe August 22, 2013

    Over 1000 people on Wednesday gassed to death near Damascus in Syria. Reports say the attacks were part of an attempt to drive out rebel forces opposing President Bashar al-Assad. ...
  • Anti-rape law: Congress not in favour of chemical castration January 6, 2013

    The Congress on Saturday submitted its recommendations for amendment in anti-rape law to Justice Verma committee. The party is not in favour of chemical castration as punishment to rape accused but on the debate over whether Juvenile Act should be amended to reduce the age, it remains silent. The party,...
  • Syrian crisis: No military engagement at this point, says Obama August 21, 2012

    US President Barack Obama, however, warned Syrian President Bashar al-Assad that US forces could move against him if he deployed his chemical weapons. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai March 7, 2012

    Even as Akhilesh Yadav claims his father Mulayam will be the UP CM, clamour within SP has been growing for Akhilesh. ...
  • News360: Akhilesh Yadav rejects party calls to become UP CM March 7, 2012

    After a spectacular victory of his party, SP chief Mulayam Singh Yadav is all set to become the next chief minister of Uttar Pradesh. ...
  • News 360: Wait for Norway NRI children gets longer February 27, 2012

    India's special envoy Madhusudhan Ganpathi has taken up the matter with the Norwegian Foreign Minister in Oslo. ...
  • The Last Word: demand to drop Dow sponsorship of the Olympics justified? February 17, 2012

    The charge is that Dow Chemicals bears responsibility for the horrible Bhopal gas tragedy. ...
  • Dow should not sponsor Olympics: Jayanthi Natarajan February 17, 2012

    A day after the International Olympic Council (IOC) turned down the Indian Olympics Association's (IOA) request to drop Dow as a sponsor for the Olympics, Enviroment Minister Jayathi Natarajan on Friday slammed the decision. Jayanthi said, "Someone who is responsible for such a tremendous environmental disaster should not sponsor Olympics." ...
  • Won't drop Dow as sponsors: IOC snubs India February 16, 2012

    In a letter to the IOA, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) has stated that Dow Chemicals had no role in the 1984 Bhopal Gas Tragedy. ...
  • Did not bend to pressure from Bhopal victims: Dow December 19, 2011

    Dow Chemicals on Monday clarified that it was never branding the 2012 Games with its logo in the first place. ...
  • Dow shadow getting darker over London Olympics December 14, 2011

    Bhopal gas tragedy victims asked the IOA to boycott the Olympics if Dow Chemicals remains as one of the sponsors. ...
  • Should India boycott Olympics because of Dow? December 12, 2011

    The organisers of London Olympics have stuck by Dow, leaving India's Olympic association in a tight spot. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai December 2, 2011

    CBI arrests Mahipal Maderna in Bhanwari Devi case. Dow Chemical says it wont pay more to Bhopal victims. ...
  • Citizen Journalist: fight against Endosulfan April 25, 2011

    Sindu, who turned citizen journalist explains the irreparable damage the chemical, Endosulfan, has already caused on her son. ...
  • India to pursue Dow Chemicals case October 2, 2010

    New Delhi: Denying any kind of US pressure, the government said India would not go soft on Dow Chemicals, after a senior US official said pursuing the Bhopal case might hit Indo-US trade relations. The issue was raised as the Bhopal gas leak case came in focus again, with reports of...
  • Singhvi defends his help to Dow Chemicals June 10, 2010

    spokesperson Abhsihek Manu Singhvi has been appearing in court for Dow Chemicals, the company that took over Union Carbide in America. ...
  • Dow received legal opinion from Singhvi June 10, 2010

    Congress spokesperson Abhsihek Manu Singhvi has been appearing in court for Dow Chemicals, the company that took over Union Carbide in America. Singhvi had advised Dow Chemicals that the Bhopal ghost will not legally haunt them. Even more surprising is that Dow approached Singhvi after meeting the principal secretary to the...
  • Bhopal victims want Anna Univ to return Dow's money January 15, 2010

    A group of second generation victims of the Bhopal gas tragedy have gone on protest asking the Anna University to return the money it had accepted from Dow Chemicals. ...
  • New York rallies for Bhopal, wants toxic mess cleaned December 5, 2009

    New York: Passionate protests to mark the 25th anniversary of the Bhopal Gas Tragedy. The Yes Men prankster group in New York, on Tuesday, handed out fake samples of B'eau Pal, a toxic water product they said residents of Bhopal got for free every day. ...
  • Watch: Marches, poetry sessions for Bhopal victims December 3, 2009

    Bhopal: The question of fixing responsibility for the Bhopal gas catastrophe remains unsolved. Both the Union and state government miss no opportunity in expressing sympathy with the victims of thr tragedy, but it is the activists who have kept the flame burning. Every year poetry sessions, seminars and marches are...
  • PMO dilly dallying PSU bribery case, says Karat October 15, 2009

    CPI-M leader Brinda Karat says the matter is a case of too little, too late. ...
  • Israel's chemical weapons burnt Gaza civilians, homes January 27, 2009

    Bait Lahiya/Gaza: Israel's offensive against the Hamas inside the Gaza strip may have ended. But what has not ended is the misery of the innocent civilians who suffered in Israel's attacks. One such person is a woman called Sabah Abu Halima. Her courtyard was used by Hamas to launch rockets...