Evening Edition

  • Water and environment: Cross-state water supply link will not be stopped by political maneuvering, says CM. Moving to Varanasi, the National Water Conference is underway. Finally, in protest to the company’s water usage and other environmental abuses, a UP community shuts down Coca-Cola Plant.
  • Research: First government funded stem cell research center established in Tamil Nadu
  • Government Pay: Armed Services chiefs target the Pay Commission’s recommendations. Railway workers intend to do the same.
  • Foreign Relations and Olympics: India continues to play it safe with regard to Dalai Lama and China, urging the spiritual leader to not ruffle any feathers.
  • Health: Predictions have the HIV-AIDS population to be 15% of total in Asia by 2020 without stepped up action
  • Energy: Biogass power plant to be built in Oddanchatram
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Evening Edition

  • Water from Narmada to travel to the parched lands of Rajasthan. In related news, one Mangalore institution of learning has taken an innovative approach to enlist the use of rainwater to make sure that they have supply even in drier months.
  • Would you like some genes with that? Case to allow genetically modified brinjal moves up to the HC towards a path for widespread avaialability.
  • In Karnataka, workers may now be required to sign in and out every time they want to take a break. George Orwell would be proud.
  • Although at time overly-cautious, the Dalai Lama said that India has historically been sympathetic to the plight of Tibetans in the country
  • Human interest story: girl rescued after falling into a well
  • It could be worse: Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe has been rumored to have forced his political opponents to eat their election posters!