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Adarsh scam HC asks CBI to segregate PILs on the basis of issues

Aug 22, 2014

Adarsh scam HC asks CBI to segregate PILs on the basis of issues

The Bombay High Court today asked CBI to segregate the public interest litigations on Adarsh Housing Society scam on the basis of issues. #Adarsh Housing Society #NewsTracker #CBI #Mumbai #Adarsh scam #PILs #Issues
Milkha Singh, Bishen Bedi join online petition to protest FIBA's turban ban

Aug 22, 2014

Milkha Singh, Bishen Bedi join online petition to protest FIBA's turban ban

Sports personalities Milkha Singh and Bishen Singh Bedi have joined hands with Kalgidhar Society to launch an online petition to protest against discriminatory policy against Sikh basketball players wearing patkas. #Sports #basketball #Turban #Bishen Singh Bedi #Milkha Singh #FIBA #Patka #Kalgidhar Society
Animal calls may contain more language-like structure, says new study

Aug 20, 2014

Animal calls may contain more language-like structure, says new study

The calls of many animals, from whales to wolves, might contain more language-like structure than previously thought, according to a new study. #Environment #Markov #Animal calls #Proceedings of the Royal Society B

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'Govt should set up board to regulate NGO funding'

Jun 16, 2014

'Govt should set up board to regulate NGO funding'

The government should either ban foreign funding of all NGOs altogether or allow this funding only when routed through a specially created autonomous Board. #India #Civil society #InMyOpinion #Intelligence Bureau #NGOs #Greenpeace #IB #Blogs #IB Report #NGO funds #leaked report #comment
When Hindutva replaces rational thought in our green movements

Jul 01, 2012

When Hindutva replaces rational thought in our green movements

By using particular icons and tapping specific belief systems, many environmentalists and conservationists reaffirm the worldviews of the dominant caste and religion. Can we preach respect for nature while practicing hegemony over other people? #TheLongView #Hindutva #Vrindavan #International Society for Krishna Consciousness #Tehri dam #Sunderlal Bahuguna

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When Hindutva replaces rational thought in our green movements

Aug 29, 2014

O.C. classical society sees big spending hike in most recent season

Bucking a sense of retrenchment in the classical music world, including highly publicized recent cutbacks by New York’s Metropolitan Opera, the Philharmonic Society of Orange County increased its spending 36% during its most recent season and, thanks... #Orange, CA #Metropolitan Opera
When Hindutva replaces rational thought in our green movements

Aug 29, 2014

O.C. classical society sees big spending hike in most recent season

Bucking a sense of retrenchment in the classical music world, including highly publicized recent cutbacks by New York’s Metropolitan Opera, the Philharmonic Society of Orange County increased its spending 36% during its most recent season and, thanks... #Orange, CA #Metropolitan Opera
When Hindutva replaces rational thought in our green movements

Sep 01, 2014

'The Names' sends a deadly widow on a revenge quest

Financial disaster gives rise to a tale of one woman vs. a powerful secret society... #Orange, CA #Metropolitan Opera