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Suspended jailer kills wife, self in Lucknow (Lead)


July 27th, 2012 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 27 (IANS) A suspended jailer shot dead his wife and then killed himself here Friday, said police.R.K. Kesarwani was under suspension after riots broke out in the prison ... Read more...

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Woman held for helping brother commit suicide


July 18th, 2012 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 18 (IANS) A woman has been detained in central China's Hubei province for allegedly feeding pesticide to her paralysed brother, when he asked her to help him commit ... Read more...

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Chinese man jailed for helping mother commit suicide


May 31st, 2012 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 31 (IANS) A man in China has been sentenced to three years in jail for helping his paralysed mother kill herself by consuming pesticide, a court said.The 73-year-old ... Read more...

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NHRC summons Kerala’s chief secretary


April 30th, 2012 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has summoned Kerala's chief secretary over the state's failure to submit the compliance report of compensating people affected from ... Read more...

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Denied bank loan, Kerala nursing student ends life


April 30th, 2012 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
Kottayam, April 30 (IANS) A Kerala nursing student, who poisoned herself after failing to secure an education loan, died at a medical college here Monday.Shruthi Srikanth was a bright student, ... Read more...

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Haryana politician still in hospital


April 15th, 2012 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 15 (IANS) Haryana's chief parliamentary secretary (CPS) Ram Kishan Fauji continued to be in a hospital here Sunday after being found unconscious under mysterious circumstances at his official ... Read more...

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Rajasthan woman throws children in well, kills self


April 6th, 2012 - 11:28 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, April 6 (IANS) A woman allegedly threw her three daughters aged between 1 and 5 years into a well and then committed suicide by consuming poison in Rajasthan, police ... Read more...

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Chinese mother poisons herself, three kids


April 4th, 2012 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 4 (IANS) A mother of three children in China was hospitalised when she took pesticide after giving it to her kids, causing her two daughters to suffer kidney ... Read more...

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Chinese woman poisons herself, three kids


April 1st, 2012 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 1 (IANS) A Chinese woman poisoned herself and her three children with pesticide because she could not cope with life's pressures. All are in hospital and her two ... Read more...

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Mercy sought for man who poisoned mother


March 28th, 2012 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 28 (IANS) Relatives and neighbours of a Chinese villager who gave a fatal dose of pesticide to his bedridden elderly mother have sought leniency for him, saying it ... 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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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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Farmer commits suicide in Madhya Pradesh


January 29th, 2012 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Jan 29 (IANS) A 35-year-old farmer committed suicide by consuming pesticide at his field in Damoh district after his crop failed, family members said Sunday.Bhagwandas Patel of Chewla village ... Read more...

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Not enough done for Bhopal tragedy victims: Activist


January 12th, 2012 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Jan 12 (IANS) The Madhya Pradesh government has not done enough for the victims of the 1984 Bhopal gas tragedy and their next generations, an activist said Thursday.A ... Read more...

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Israel develops green pesticide


December 29th, 2011 - 5:35 am ICT by IANS
Jerusalem, Dec 29 (IANS) Israeli scientists have developed an inexpensive environment friendly pesticide.Researchers, led by Shmuel Gan-Mor, at Israel's Agricultural Research Organization (ARO), said they have developed an emulsion based ... Read more...

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Telugu actor’s death: Court reduces sentence of convict


December 28th, 2011 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Dec 28 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh High Court Wednesday reduced the jail sentence of G. Siddhartha Reddy, a convict in the death of Telugu actress Pratyusha in 2002, to ... Read more...

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Supreme Court permits export of endosulfan formulation (Lead)


December 13th, 2011 - 11:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday permitted the export of 2,698 kilo litres of endosulfan formulation, used for manufacturing the pesticide, lying with different companies.An apex ... Read more...

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Supreme Court permits export of endosulfan formulation


December 13th, 2011 - 1:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday permitted the export of over 2,500 kl of endosulfan formulation, used for the manufacture of the pesticide, lying with different companies.An ... Read more...

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Chinese railway passenger traffic grows


December 5th, 2011 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 5 (IANS) China's railways carried 1.72 billion people in the first 11 months of the year, up 10.9 percent year-on-year, the Ministry of Railways (MOR) said Monday.The figure ... Read more...

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Woman dies after drinking contaminated water


November 8th, 2011 - 11:48 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Nov 8 (IANS) A 35-year old woman died while three other members of her family, including two children, were in a critical condition after drinking water contaminated with pesticide ... Read more...

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130 workers faint in Cambodia


October 25th, 2011 - 12:15 pm ICT by IANS
Phnom Penh, Oct 25 (IANS) At least 130 garment workers were hospitalised Monday in Cambodia's Kampong Speu province as they fainted after inhaling insecticide, Xinhua reported Tuesday.The incident occurred at ... Read more...

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Left rejects any patch-up with government


August 9th, 2011 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) Against the backdrop of speculation about Prime Minister Manmohan Singh wanting to revisit relations with communists, the Left parties Tuesday ruled out any possibility ... Read more...

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BJP to protest outside parliament for land bill


July 27th, 2011 - 11:24 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 27 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) Kisan Morcha -- farmers' outfit -- Wednesday announced here that it will hold a protest outside parliament Aug 3 to ... Read more...

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Court seeks government’s response to endosulphan makers’ plea (Lead)


July 15th, 2011 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday asked the central government to respond to endosulphan manufacturers' plea to relax the ban on the production and sale of the ... Read more...

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Apex court asks government to respond to endosulphan makers


July 15th, 2011 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday asked the central government to respond to endosulphan manufacturers' plea to relax the ban on the production and sale of ... Read more...

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Chinese mother jailed for drowning twins


June 29th, 2011 - 5:47 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 29 (IANS) A woman in China was Tuesday sentenced to five years of imprisonment for drowning her twin sons in a bathtub after drugging them, Xinhua reported.The court ... Read more...

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Tripura bans endosulfan pesticide


June 24th, 2011 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, June 24 (IANS) The Left Front government in Tripura has banned the distribution and use of pesticide endosulfan for three months, officials said Friday.The pesticide is widely used in ... Read more...

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Police probe suicide by ‘Ramdev follower’


June 7th, 2011 - 12:56 am ICT by IANS
Raipur, June 6 (IANS) A probe was launched Monday into a suicide by a man said to be a follower of Baba Ramdev. Police said he took the extreme step ... Read more...

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Kerala cancels licence to endosulfan factory


May 27th, 2011 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, May 27 (IANS) The Kerala government Friday cancelled the licence given to Kochi-based central government-run Hindustan Insecticides Limited (HIL) to manufacture pesticide endosulfan, blamed for almost 500 deaths in ... Read more...

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Kerala to seize endosulfan stocks


May 23rd, 2011 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, May 23 (IANS) The Kerala government Monday decided that all stocks of pesticide endosulfan will be seized in the state, Agriculture Minister K.P. Mohanan said."In the first cabinet meeting ... Read more...

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Chandy asks PM for Rs.375 crore endosulfan relief package


May 19th, 2011 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) New Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy Thursday urged Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to sanction a package of Rs.375 crore to provide relief to the ... Read more...

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Public sympathy for Chinese woman who killed two kids


May 18th, 2011 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 18 (IANS) A Chinese woman who poisoned her twin teenaged sons because they were partially paralysed has drawn sympathy from over 1,000 people who wrote a joint letter ... Read more...

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Supreme Court bans endosulfan (Lead)


May 13th, 2011 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday banned the production, distribution and use of endosulfan, saying that big companies, including those of the government, could not be oblivious ... Read more...

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Supreme Court bans endosulfan


May 13th, 2011 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday banned the production, distribution and use of endosulfan because the pesticide has debilitating effects on humans and the environment.A three-judge bench ... Read more...

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Will ban Endosulfan if found harmful: Supreme Court


May 11th, 2011 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday said it will ban Endosulfan if it was satisfied that the pesticide was harmful to human health.The apex court bench of ... Read more...

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