User: fredericknoronha Topic: Assorted Topics
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Andrew Zolli: Dumping 'sustainability' 4.11.2012 Business Standard: Today
For decades, people who concern themselves with the world’s “wicked problems&" — interconnected issues like environmental degradation, poverty, food security and climate change — have marched together under the banner of “sustainability&": the idea that with the right mix of incentives, technology substitutions and social change, humanity might finally achieve a lasting equilibrium with our planet, and with one another.
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FIR against Karan Johar, Gauri Khan for referring Radha as 'sexy' 3.11.2012 TOI: Home
A criminal case has been registered against Bollywood director Karan Johar, producer Gauri Khan and others for allegedly hurting the religious feelings of people by referring to mythological figure Radha as "sexy" in a song in the recently released film 'Student of the Year'.
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Power to youth 3.11.2012 Hindustan Times: India
Power to youth
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459 candidates to contest in Himachal Pradesh 3.11.2012 DNA: Top News
Himachal Pradesh is all set to vote on Sunday to elect a new 68-member assembly, with a close contest in the offing between arch rivals Congress and the ruling BJP.
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Elaborate arrangements made for polling in HP:CEO 3.11.2012 New Kerala: World News
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FIR against Karan Johar, Gauri Khan over 'Radha' song 3.11.2012 CNN-IBN Top Stories
Mythological figure Radha was referred to as "sexy" in a song in the recently released film 'Student of the Year'.
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FIR against Karan Johar, SRK's wife for portraying Radha as 'sexy' in a song 3.11.2012 Indian Express: Latest
Case filed against cast, production team of 'Student of the Year' for hurting religious sentiments.
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Bar and bench should a find way to prevent corruption: Jurists 3.11.2012 Zee News : India National
The judiciary in association with the lawyers` body should step in to find a mechanism for eradication of corruption in society, said eminent lawyers.
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JNTBGRI wins Bamboo Day contest 3.11.2012 The Hindu: Today's Paper
JNTBGRI wins Bamboo Day contest
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‘Ruff’ time for Ravipuram residents 3.11.2012 The Hindu: Today's Paper
‘Ruff’ time for Ravipuram residents
Garbage disposal can be undertaken in slums too 3.11.2012 DNA: Top News
Though the most neglected lot, slum dwellers understand the need for a clean environment and the costs of ill health, and are therefore the most willing to cooperate in improved waste management efforts.
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Eco-friendly buy-line 3.11.2012 Asian Age: Life and Style
While you are shopping for Diwali, whether gifts for your loved ones or for your own home, why not earn some points for social cause as well? This time, go in for some trendy eco-friendly home products that would not only add a different element to your home but also help many artisans and people working at the grass-root level. <!--break--> “With the growth of the middle class, there is a huge market for eco-friendly products that were not heard of earlier,” says Sunil Ajmera, president, Foundation For Arts, an NGO that is promoting socially-conscious shopping with their stores in the capital. Foundation For Arts works in association with many artisans in and around Delhi and other states for utilitarian products. “We try to experiment with the products. The out-of-the-box ideas help us tap more consumers,” he says, as he talks about cutlery with ceramic handles, hand-painted key holders, hand-made masks and other such items that have got many takers. People are becoming more ...
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‘Painting is meditative’ 3.11.2012 Asian Age: Life and Style
Resplendent in a red and royal blue anarkali and armed with her enrapturing smile, Dia Mirza was in the city to unveil ‘Gift of Life’, an inspirational painting made by her on the occasion of Diwali. <!--break--> When we caught up with her, she appeared unfazed by the jostling crowd that had gathered to catch her glimpse. Talking about her painting, she says, “This is my first commissioned painting. As I was given a particular theme, I decided to paint a diya along with natural motifs to suit the festive spirit.” The painting was commissioned by Body Shop to raise funds for an NGO that works for the cause of human rights. Has painting always been her passion? “I usually like painting within the precincts of my room to relax myself. Painting is almost meditative for me. There is no set technique that I follow. But usually I paint in gouache, a water-based medium. My paintings always have an element of fantasy merged with reality.” Asked about her inspiration, she says, “I have always ...
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FIR against Johar’s SOTY team for `hurting religious feelings’ 3.11.2012 HBL: Features
A criminal case has been registered against Bollywood director Karan Johar, producer Gauri Khan and others for allegedly hurting the religious feelings of people by referring to mythological figur...
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REC Q2 profits jump 53% 3.11.2012 HBL: Home
State-run Rural Electrification Corporation today reported a nearly 53 per cent jump in profit-after-tax to Rs 954 crore for the three months ended September 30, 2012. The company, which...
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FIR Against Karan Johar for `Hurting Religious Feelings' 3.11.2012 Outlook Wires

A criminal case has been registered against Bollywood director Karan Johar, producer Gauri Khan and others for allegedly hurting the religious feelings of people by referring to mythological figure Radha as "sexy" in a song in the recently released film Student of the Year.

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FIR against Johar's SOTY team for `hurting religious feelings' 3.11.2012 deccanherald.com
FIR against Johar's SOTY team for `hurting religious feelings'
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ಈ ದೀಪಾವಳಿಗೊಂದು ಮ್ಯಾಜಿಕ್ ಲ್ಯಾಂಪ್ 3.11.2012 Thats Kannada
ಬೆಳಕಿನ ಹಬ್ಬ ದೀಪಾವಳಿ ಸಮೀಪಿಸುತ್ತಿದೆ. ಇದೇ ನವೆಂಬರ್ 12ರಂದು ಸೋಮವಾರ ನರಕ ಚತುರ್ದಶಿ, ಮಂಗಳವಾರ ಅಮಾವಾಸ್ಯೆ, 14ರ ಬುಧವಾರ ಬಲಿಪಾಡ್ಯಮಿ. ಹೊಸ ವಸ್ತು ಖರೀದಿಸುವ, ಸಿಹಿ ಹಂಚುವ ಮತ್ತು ಪ್ರೀತಿಪಾತ್ರರೊಂದಿಗೆ ದೀರ್ಘ ರಜಾಕಾಲವನ್ನು ಆನಂದದಿಂದ ಕಳೆಯುವ ಕಾಲ ನಮ್ಮನಿಮ್ಮೆಲ್ಲರದ್ದಾಗಿದೆ.ನಿಮಗೆ ಗೊತ್ತುಂಟು. ನಾವು ಎಷ್ಟೇ ಆಧುನಿಕರಾಗಿದ್ದರೂ ಭಾರತ ಹೇಳಿಕೇಳಿ ಬಡಬಗ್ಗರಿಂದ ತುಂಬಿರುವ ದೇಶ. ಸೀಮೆ ಎಣ್ಣೆಗೆ, ತುತ್ತು ಕೂಳಿಗೆ,
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Protecting Your Parisar 3.11.2012 Moneylife
Traffic woes are a constant source of discussion and debate. Sujit Patwardhan, founder and trustee of Parisar, tells us how and why urban transport is their focus
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SP will next withdraw cases against Khurshid: Kejriwal 3.11.2012 CNN-IBN: Politics
India Against Corruption activist-turned-politician Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday slammed the Samajwadi Party (SP) after the Uttar Pradesh government on Friday withdrew money laundering cases against former SP member Amar Singh. Questioning the criminal justice system, Kejriwal said the SP would next withdraw cases against External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid, whose NGO has been accused by the IAC of financial irregularities and misuse of funds.
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