Political parties are not open to alternatives: River Research Centre

The political parties are not open to alternative ideas. This forces us to believe that they do have some vested interest.Big Dam means Big Money.Doolnews speaks to Dr A Latha, Director, River Research Centre

Alarming increase in STD in Indian metro : City gynecs

By indulging in unprotected sex with multiple partners, a number of young girls, especially from the IT sector, are contracting Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STD). Dr Nirmala Vaidyanathan says “I get on an average 20 such patients in a month”. Special story by Vivek Prasad

Plan to resolve Mullaperiyar issue

Forum for Policy Dialogue on Water Conflicts in India has written an open letter to the Prime Minister Manmohan Singh. A full text copy of the letter sent was published in the Economic & Political Weekly on

The lure of foreign education

Chennai: Some of Chennai’s top hotels seem to have latched on to a lucrative business – Education fairs. These fairs boast that they are bringing the best universities from around the world under one roof in a bid to urge students to consider the option of pursuing higher education abroad

Black gold mafia’s death grip

Jharkhand: What is the story of Sister Valsa Jhon who was killed by the mining mafia? How did she reach Jahrkhand and what was the motive behind this cold blooded murder? Sister Valsa John (53) who hails from Eranakulam belongs to the Mother Theresa’s Sisters of Charity congregation. She belonged to the Eranakulam

32,000 crore banking scam, RBI caught unawares

Though the 2G scam successfully cast its bewitching spell on the media and fed the starving press and readers, the brewing 32,000 crore banking scam remained buried and failed to attract much media attention. Special Story prepared by Doolnews English Desk Copy Editor Niranjalli Varma

Peru bans GM products for 10 years

Lima: Peru’s Congress has approved of a 10-year moratorium on imports of genetically modified organisms (GMO) in order to safeguard the country’s biodiversity. They intend to bar all kinds of genetically modified seeds, livestock and fish from being imported for cultivation or to be raised locally

One boy army

The story of an unassuming young 14 year old boy who is out to save nature. A peep into his exemplary work and contribution. The story of Sanoj who holds the key to the worlds future. Special story prepared by Doolnews Englsih Desk Copy Editor, Niranjalli Varma.

SEBI under corporate threat, PM takes no action

New Delhi: Dr K M Abraham, a whole time member on board of Securities and Exchange Board of India who has been on deputation from the Indian administrative

UID: Democracy to totalitarianism

UID is linked with national intelligence grid. This grid was set up by Chidambaram for real time information collection. The data that is collected is converged and then dispersed to unknown people