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India has not asked athletes to boycott Olympics: Maken


March 29th, 2012 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) India's Sports Minister Ajay Maken Thursday said the government hasn't asked the athletes to boycott the London Olympics in view of objections over the ... Read more...

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We have not thought of pulling out of Olympics: Maken


March 21st, 2012 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 21 (IANS) Union Sports Minister Ajay Maken Wednesday said his ministry had never thought of pulling Indian athletes out of the 2012 London Olympics over Dow Chemicals' ... Read more...

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IOA didn’t discuss boycott of Olympic ceremonies: Malhotra


March 2nd, 2012 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 2 (IANS) Indian Olympic Association's acting president Vijay Kumar Malhotra Friday denied reports in a section of the media that the apex body of India's sport decided ... Read more...

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Bhopal gas victims write to IOC against Dow


February 29th, 2012 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 29 (IANS) Two groups fighting for justice to the Bhopal gas tragedy victims Wednesday urged the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and the 2012 London Olympics Organising Committee ... Read more...

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India asks IOC to drop Dow as Olympic sponsor


February 27th, 2012 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 27 (IANS) The Indian government Monday asked International Olympic Committee (IOC) president Jacques Rogge to remove Dow Chemicals as the sponsor of the 2012 London Games.In a ... Read more...

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Bhopal Activists: Dow is afraid, so spying


February 27th, 2012 - 11:42 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Feb 27 (IANS) After WikiLeaks revealed that Dow Chemicals was using a spy to keep a watch on activists fighting for the cause of the Bhopal gas tragedy, the ... Read more...

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Olympics boycott is on the table, claims Bhopal NGO


February 27th, 2012 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Feb 27 (IANS) Union sports ministry officials have assured them that India was all prepared to boycott the London Olympics over the Dow Chemicals' sponsorship issue and was only ... Read more...

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Bhopal activists blast IOC


February 16th, 2012 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Feb 16 (IANS) The International Olympics Committee (IOC) has come under renewed attack from activists here for defending US company Dow Chemicals, a sponsor of the London Olympics."IOC ... Read more...

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IOC defends Dow, IOA doesn’t agree (Lead)


February 16th, 2012 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) The Indian Olympic Association (IOA) urged the government Thursday to intervene after the International Olympic Committee (IOC) refused to drop Dow Chemicals as a London ... Read more...

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IOC defends Dow, will remain Olympic sponsor


February 16th, 2012 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) The International Olympic Committee (IOC) says Dow Chemicals will remain a sponsor at the London Olympics and that the US company was not to blame ... Read more...

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Highlighting Bhopal’s cause through art (With Images)


February 2nd, 2012 - 12:06 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Feb 2 (IANS) The year he was born saw the world's worst industrial disaster, the Bhopal gas leak. Some 27 years down the line, he is now trying to ... Read more...

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Paralympics urge to cancel Dow Chemicals sponsor


February 1st, 2012 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) Prominent paralympians and para-athletes joined Bhopal gas tragedy victims and campaigners here to demand that the London Olympics Organising Committee cancel Dow Chemicals' sponsorship of ... Read more...

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Boycott Olympics if Dow stays, says Chouhan


January 29th, 2012 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Jan 29 (IANS) Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan Sunday demanded that India should boycott the London Olympics if Dow Chemicals remains a sponsor."India is now an economic ... Read more...

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London Olympics hosts firm on retaining Dow as sponsor


January 27th, 2012 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 27 (IANS) The 2012 London Olympics Organisers said Dow Chemicals would remain as one of the sponsors of the Olympic Games, despite the resignation of Meredith Alexander, one ... Read more...

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Olympics ethics panel commissioner quits over Dow sponsorship (Lead)


January 26th, 2012 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
London/Bhopal, Jan 26 (IANS) Meredith Alexander, a prominent member of the independent watchdog that monitors the sustainability of the 2012 London Games, has resigned to protest Dow Chemicals' sponsorship of ... Read more...

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Bhopal gas survivors welcome Ethics Commissioner’s resignation


January 26th, 2012 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Jan 26 (IANS) Bhopal gas tragedy survivors and activists fighting to remove Dow Chemicals as a sponsor of the 2012 London Olympics Thursday welcomed Ethics Commissioner Meredith Alexander's resignation ... Read more...

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Olympics ethics panel commissioner quits over Dow sponsorship


January 26th, 2012 - 12:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 26 (IANS) Meredith Alexander, a prominent member of the independent watchdog that monitors the sustainability of the 2012 London Games, has resigned to protest ed Dow Chemicals' ... Read more...

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IOA president asks IOC to remove Dow as Olympics sponsor


December 20th, 2011 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 20 (IANS) The Indian Olympic Association (IOA), in a strongly worded letter Tuesday, asked the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to reconsider 2012 London Games' sponsorship deal with ... Read more...

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IOA not to boycott London Olympics, to protest against Dow


December 15th, 2011 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 15 (IANS) The Indian Olympic Association (IOA) Thursday decided not to boycott the 2012 London Olympics but it will lodge a strong protest with the International Olympic ... Read more...

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Protest needed against Dow sponsorship of Olympics: BJP MP


December 15th, 2011 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 15 (IANS) India must protest Dow Chemicals' sponsorship of the 2012 Olympics, says Anurag Singh Thakur, executive member of the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) and Bharatiya ... Read more...

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Don’t participate in London Olympics: Aslam Sher Khan


December 14th, 2011 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Dec 14 (IANS) India should not participate in the London Olympics-2012 if Dow Chemicals was retained as the event's sponsor, newly elected Olympian Association of India (OAI) president Aslam Sher ... Read more...

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IOA to convey concern of Bhopal victims to London organisers


December 6th, 2011 - 12:57 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 5 (IANS) The Indian Olympic Association (IOA) Monday said it will convey the concerns of the Bhopal gas disaster victims to the International Olympic Committee (IOC) regarding ... Read more...

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MPs urged to seek Dow’s removal as London Olympics sponsor


December 5th, 2011 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Dec 5 (IANS) The Indian government and leaders must press for dropping Dow Chemicals, which now owns the company responsible for the Bhopal Gas disaster, from the list ... Read more...

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Sebastian Coe’s effigy burnt on Bhopal gas tragedy’s 27th anniversary


December 2nd, 2011 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Dec 2 (IANS) The survivors of the Bhopal gas tragedy staged a rally on it's 27th anniversary Friday and burnt effigies of 2012 London Olympics Organising Committee chairman Sebastian ... Read more...

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Bhopal gas survivors to stop trains on 27th anniversary


November 25th, 2011 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Nov 25 (IANS) The Bhopal gas tragedy survivors Friday said they will blockade all trains passing through the city from Dec 3 -- the 27th anniversary of one of ... Read more...

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‘Parallel Games for disabled if Dow sponsors London Olympics’


August 8th, 2011 - 10:58 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Aug 8 (IANS) The Bhopal Gas tragedy survivors as well as those who support their cause worldwide have decided to protest Dow Chemicals' sponsorship of the London Olympics 2012. ... Read more...

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WikiLeaks disclosures one sided, distorted: Buddhadeb


April 5th, 2011 - 12:44 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 4 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee Monday termed as "one-sided" and "distorted" the recent WikiLeaks cables which claimed that he was in favour of liberalisation and ... Read more...

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SC issues notice to Union Carbide Corporation, Dow Chemicals


February 28th, 2011 - 8:15 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 28 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Monday issued notices to Union Carbide Corporation, Dow Chemicals and others on a plea filed by the Centre seeking enhancement of compensation to ... Read more...

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Bhopal gas tragedy survivor, activist Irfan dies


February 18th, 2011 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Feb 18 (IANS) Syed M. Irfan (62), a frontline activist for justice in the case against Union Carbide and himself a survivor of the Bhopal gas disaster, died Friday afternoon at ... Read more...

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Bhopal gas tragedy: Centre, Dow issued notices


December 8th, 2010 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Dec 8 (IANS) The Jabalpur bench of the Madhya Pradesh High Court has directed the central government to file details of the steps taken by the Task Force Committee constituted for ... Read more...

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Bhopal survivors burn Anderson’s effigy


December 2nd, 2010 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Dec 2 (IANS) Hundreds of survivors of the Bhopal gas tragedy 26 years ago burnt effigies of the then CEO of Union Carbide Warren Anderson here Thursday, demanding his arrest ... Read more...

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Bhopal gas survivors want to meet Obama


November 6th, 2010 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Nov 6 (IANS) Even before US President Barack Obama landed in Mumbai, about a hundred survivors from the 1984 Bhopal gas tragedy staged a demonstration outside the Union Carbide factory ... Read more...

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Left parties to hold protest during Obama visit


October 29th, 2010 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 29 (IANS) The Left parties Friday said a countrywide protest would be held Nov 8 to coincide with US President Barack Obama's visit to India, for demanding justice ... Read more...

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Pranksters target Chevron ad campaign


October 20th, 2010 - 11:27 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Oct 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Chevron’s “We Agree” campaign got a whole new meaning when the Yes Men and the Rainforest Action Network sent a hoax press release to various media ... Read more...

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Bhopal panel recommends enhanced Rs.72 crore compensation


September 27th, 2010 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) The ministerial panel on the Bhopal gas tragedy Monday recommended additional compensation of Rs.72 crore for the families of the victims of the 1984 industrial disaster ... Read more...

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