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  • Bhopal gas tragedy: Court summons US chemical giant Dow Chemicals 28-02-2014 11:41 PM

    Chief Judicial Magistrate (CJM), Bhopal, Pankaj Maheshwari today issued a notice to Dow Chemicals to appear before the court on July 4 and present its stand with regard to the Bhopal gas leak disaster of December 1984. Bhopal Group for Information and Action, an NGO working with the gas-affected people,...
  • Carbide responsible for Bhopal gas tragedy, new evidence reveals 06-02-2014 07:18 PM

    Plaintiffs in a lawsuit against Union Carbide Corp (UCC) have released new evidence to show its "direct role in designing and building the pesticide plant in Bhopal" where the 1984 gas disaster killed thousands. Union Carbide, now a Dow Chemical subsidiary, refuses to clean up the site claiming that its...
  • 'Union Carbide had direct role in designing, building Bhopal plant' 06-02-2014 12:19 PM

    Plaintiffs in a lawsuit against Union Carbide Corp (UDC) for the 1984 Bhopal gas leak tragedy released new evidence on Wednesday that demonstrates the company's "direct role in designing and building the pesticide plant in Bhopal, India". Union Carbide, now a Dow Chemical subsidiary, refuses to clean up the site,...
  • Sensex falls 11.66 points to end at 20,217.39 22-11-2013 10:18 AM

    Mumbai: The Sensex on Friday closed 12 points down, logging its third straight weekly loss, as uncertainity over US Fed tapering its economic stimulus hit positive sentiment that helped the benchmark log gains initially. Late profit-booking in recent gainers in auto and realty sectors also contributed to Sensex's fall for...
  • Dow Jones average closes above 16,000 for the first time 22-11-2013 08:40 AM

    New York: The Dow Jones industrial average is closing above 16,000 for the first time as encouraging news on the job market pushes stocks higher. Applications for unemployment benefits dropped last week to the lowest level since September. The number of applications is close to where it was before the...
  • US: Stocks fall as government heads towards shutdown 01-10-2013 07:30 AM

    New York: Stocks fell on Monday as Wall Street worried that a budget fight in Washington could lead to an event far worse for the economy- a failure to raise the nation's borrowing limit. Investors pulled back from stocks as a budget standoff between Republicans and Democrats in Congress threatened...
  • Wall Street jumps; Dow, S&P 500 close at record highs 12-07-2013 08:50 AM

    New York: The S&P 500 index and the Dow industrials closed on Thursday at record highs, a day after Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke said the US central bank will keep a loose monetary policy for some time to lower the unemployment rate. Bernanke said after the market's close on...
  • Why a resurgent american economy matters for India Inc 06-05-2013 11:55 PM

    Fall in Canada is splendid. Around September to early October, for a couple of weeks every year, the changing leaf colours attract thousands of visitors. Two years ago, Dow India chairman Vipul Shah and his wife decided to take a trip to see the sight. There is this one train...
  • US: Dow hits 15, 000 on job market strength 04-05-2013 10:37 AM

    New York: US stocks added to gains on Friday, with the Dow industrials at a record high above 15,000 after a strong payrolls report for April and large upward revisions showed the jobs market is healing despite the sluggish recovery in the overall economy. The Dow Jones industrial average rose...
  • US: Dow Jones soars to an all-time high 06-03-2013 08:30 AM

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  • Wall Street sinks after election as 'fiscal cliff' eyed 08-11-2012 06:15 AM

    New York: The Dow industrials lost more than 300 points in a sell-off on Wednesday that drove all major U.S. stock indexes down over 2 percent in the wake of the presidential election as investors' focus shifted to the looming "fiscal cliff" debate and Europe's economic troubles. The Standard &...
  • Drop Dow as London Olympics sponsors: IOA 20-12-2011 03:17 PM

    New Delhi: The Indian Olympic Association (IOA) has written to the 2012 London Olympics organisers and the International Olympic Committee (IOC), complaining about sponsor Dow Chemicals lying that there are no pending cases over the Bhopal gas tragedy. In a letter sent to the IOC the IOA demanded that Dow...
  • Did not bend to pressure from Bhopal victims: Dow 19-12-2011 08:53 PM

    Dow Chemicals on Monday clarified that it was never branding the 2012 Games with its logo in the first place. ...
  • No Dow Chemicals logo at London Olympics 19-12-2011 08:10 AM

    New Delhi: In what is being seen as a victory of sorts for the victims of the Bhopal gas tragedy, the London Olympics will not carry any logo of Dow Chemicals. The company has clarified that it was never branding the 2012 Games with its logo in the first place....
  • Dow to drop branding from London Olympics 18-12-2011 09:23 PM

    London: DOW Chemical has agreed to remove all its branding from London's Olympic stadium, in a victory for campaigners furious at the US conglomerate's links to the deadly Bhopal gas disaster, a British newspaper reported on Sunday. DOW said it was agreeing to the "vision" of the 2012 Games by...
  • India won't boycott London Olympics over Dow 15-12-2011 02:21 PM

    New Delhi: The Indian Olympic Association (IOA) will not the 2012 London Olympics, but will lodge a strong protest over the 1984 Bhopal gas tragedy tainted Dow Chemicals sponsoring the sporting event. The decision to not boycott the Olympic Games was taken at the IOA Executive Board meeting on Thursday...
  • Dow shadow getting darker over London Olympics 14-12-2011 10:58 PM

    Bhopal gas tragedy victims asked the IOA to boycott the Olympics if Dow Chemicals remains as one of the sponsors. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 12-12-2011 11:14 PM

    The Government decides to table the Lokpal Bill in Parliament next week even as the allies rally behind the Congress. ...
  • Should India boycott Olympics because of Dow? 12-12-2011 10:38 PM

    The organisers of London Olympics have stuck by Dow, leaving India's Olympic association in a tight spot. ...
  • London Olympics panel backs Dow as sponsor 12-12-2011 08:14 AM

    New Delhi: The Chairman of London's 2012 Olympic Organising Committee Sebastian Coe has spoken out in favour of sponsor Dow Chemicals, despite criticism over the company's involvement in the Bhopal gas tragedy. Coe said he empathised with the victims of the disaster but said the two were entirely different issues....
  • MP govt pulled up for lathicharge on gas victims 06-12-2011 09:26 AM

    New Delhi: The Human Rights Commission pulled up the Madhya Pradesh government on Tuesday for the police brutality on protesting Bhopal gas victims. Taking suo motto cognizance of the police lathicharge on the protestors on December 3, the HRC has asked the state government to submit a detailed report on...
  • India wants Dow ousted as Olympics sponsor 05-12-2011 09:51 PM

    New Delhi: India is mounting pressure on the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to seek the ouster of Dow Chemicals as sponsors of London 2012 and the Sports Ministry has written to the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) in this regard. Dow Chemicals is the company that's believed to be responsible for...
  • Drop Dow as London Games sponsor: Govt 05-12-2011 12:13 PM

    New Delhi: The Sports Ministry is mounting pressure on the Indian Olympic Association to seek the ouster of Dow Chemicals as sponsors of the London Olympics 2012. The ministry has written to the Indian Olympic Association, asking it to take up the matter with the International Olympic Committee. CNN-IBN accessed...
  • Police lathi charge protesting Bhopal gas victims 03-12-2011 12:48 PM

    Bhopal: Victims of the 1984 Bhopal gas leak tragedy were lathi charged by the police in Barkheri on Saturday when they carried out a 'Rail Roko' agitation. The gas victims retaliated to the police brutality by burning vehicles and pelting stones at the officials. So far, four trains have been...
  • Bhopal victims to plan 'Rail Roko' agitation today 03-12-2011 06:46 AM

    New Delhi: Survivours of the Bhopal Gas tragedy are planning to hold a 'Rail Roko' agitation on Saturday, demanding correction in death figures and more compensation from Dow Chemicals and Union Carbide. One of them survivour of the Bhopal Gas tragedy Rashida spoke to CNN-IBN and said, "This is shocking...
  • London Olympics under fire for Dow Chemical ties 03-12-2011 02:01 AM

    London: Just a few months ago, Dow Chemical was hailed by the organizers of the London Olympics for saving a visual centerpiece - an artistic wrap around Olympic Stadium. Now, the Olympic sponsor is sparking the kind of controversy that no one wants. Dow's link to the company accused in...