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License Raj Makes A Comeback

coronary stent 2

National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority’s move to cap pricing of coronary stents would adversely affect well-to-do patients and medical tourism industry in India After the Delhi High court passed the order to slash the price of stents, National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority (NPPA), a government regulatory agency issued a order on 13th Feb, 2017. This order came as …

129 People Jailed for Protesting Against Kalpakkam Reactor

Kalpakkam: Madras Atomic Power Plant

  29 March, 2013 — In a bid to intimidate fenceline communities living around the Kalpakkam nuclear reactors, the Tamil Nadu Police has jailed 129 people of the 650 that were detained in wedding halls yesterday. Those detained were protesting to highlight that the nuclear complex in Kalpakkam was all threat and risk to the …

Transcript: Globalizing Inequality by P. Sainath Part 2

Transcript of Globalizing Inequality – a lecture by P. Sainath, sponsored by the Center for Social and Environmental Justice of Washington State University, Vancouver. Video by pdxjustice Media Productions. Part 1 || Part 2 || Part 3 || Part 4 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TjIcO_mqFKc We did it weeping in our hearts for we too live in slums and …

Kids in an adult world

What happens when a child gets attention by doing adult things in an adult world? No, I’m not talking about child porn or human traficking or other established evils. I’m talking good old TV. So many dance shows, and right now, performances by kids in the Film Awards taking place in Singapore. Nothing wrong with …