The Bhopal gas tragedy survivors Friday said they will blockade all trains passing through the city from Dec 3 — the 27th anniversary of one of the world’s worst industrial disasters. At a press conference here, five groups of the survivors of the 1984 disaster not only declared their Rail Roko programme, but also congratulated […]
Monthly Archives: November 2011
The Dow Chemicals-sponsored wrap will go up around the stadium in early 2012 An Indian chief minister has called for a boycott of the London 2012 Olympics if the sponsorship of the Dow Chemical company continues. Shivraj Singh Chauhan made the call in a letter to Sports Minister Ajay Maken. Dow has links to the […]
Nine year old Zaid has recently undergone an operation funded by the Chingari Trust. We are pleased to report that everything is going well with his recovery. The operation will allow compression on his spine to slowly be released and hopefully Zaid will start walking in the next few months.
Al Jazeera’s, Tim Friend reports from London.
Secret reports seen by The Independent reveal that drug trials funded by western pharmaceutical firms at the Indian hospital set up for survivors of the Bhopal disaster violated international ethical standards and could have put patients at risk. Some 14 patients died during the three trials examined by the reports. In one trial, for an […]