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Keshub Mahindra, 6 others get 2-year jail for Bhopal tragedy
All get bail by evening; verdict after 26 years; no mention of Warren Anderson

Meet on fuel price hike inconclusive
NEW DELHI: The meeting of the Empowered Group of Ministers (EGoM) on fuel price hike headed by Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee on Monday remained “inconclusive.'' It decided to hold wider consultations including at the political level, ...

Bhopal verdict will impact Nuclear Liability Bill: Moily
Feels laws relating to industrial disasters need to be strengthened

Fateful moments of the tragedy
Bhopal: In the apocalyptic moments on the wintry night of December 2-3, 1984, people simply started dying in the most hideous ways after a toxic gas leak. Some vomited uncontrollably, went into convulsions and fell dead. Others ...

Security for night trains to be discussed
KOLKATA: The West Bengal government and South Eastern Railways (SER) authorities will meet on June 11 to discuss security for trains running through Maoist-affected areas at night. This will be the first meeting since the disaster of the ...

DMK's apex body will decide on alliance with PMK: Karunanidhi


Drive to rehabilitate beggars begins
CHENNAI: The Chennai Corporation on Monday launched a drive to rehabilitate beggars in the city. Inspecting the rehabilitation initiative, Mayor M. Subramanian said, “They will be monitored by experts and efforts for their ...

FIFA WORLD CUP - 2010
France has a lot of problems, says Florent Malouda
As far as most people on the planet with an interest in football are concerned, one image crystallises the last World Cup final. It is the jaw-dropping sight of Zinedine Zidane, the finest player of his generation, burrowing his head into ...

So many games and so many pains
JOHANNESBURG: Michael Ballack had just flicked the ball off his right foot when he felt the sharp polyurethane studs of Portsmouth's Kevin-Prince Boateng. It was a hard sliding tackle, delivered a moment too late, in the FA Cup final in London ...

Swine flu death in Mumbai
Mumbai: The city reported its first swine flu death in nearly eight months as a 25-year-old woman succumbed to the H1N1 virus here, health officials said on Monday. Bhandup resident Ashiya Sheikh had delivered twins on May 30 and died at ...

Cameroon and Ivory Coast are Africa's best bet
Africa has more sides than ever at the World Cup but the continent's strongest team will not be there. The emphasis is on the word “team” because while Africa's six representatives feature some superb individuals, none has achieved ...

Brazilian referee branded a ‘crook'
The Brazilian referee appointed for England's opening Group C game against the USA was suspended last season by his national federation amid accusations of bribery and incompetence. Carlos Eugênio Simon, who has officiated at the ...

The Americans plan to wind up Rooney
Aim to make the dangerous England striker's day ‘as difficult as possible'

19 judges presided over trial
Bhopal: The trial in the Bhopal gas tragedy case saw 19 judges presiding over it after the charge sheet was filed in December 1987. The CBI filed the charge sheet in Chief Judicial Magistrate (CJM) A Sisodia's court on December 1, 1987 ...

Black day for us, says survivor
NEW DELHI: Activists and survivors of the Bhopal gas tragedy have slammed Monday's verdict in the case against eight former Union Carbide India executives as “meaningless” at best, and a deadly “insult” at worst. Many ...

Justice not done in this case, says Tulsi
BHOPAL: Disappointed with the court verdict in the Bhopal gas tragedy case, activists, who have been fighting for justice for the families of victims, on Monday said the eight persons have been convicted on “diluted” charges and ...

Carbide: not part of the case
New York: The United States-based Union Carbide on Monday maintained that it was not subject to the jurisdiction of the Bhopal court that gave its verdict in the 1984 gas disaster case, insisting that none of its officials were involved in the ...

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