• China has successfully launched its second geostationary orbit meteorological satellite, Fengyun-2D (FY-2D), to provide better weather forecasting services for the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games.

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On 31 May 2005 (World No Tobacco Day), the Health Minister of India informed the media that the Ministry of Health would ban depiction of any form of tobacco use in films and teleserials with effect from 1 August 2005. Predictably, this announcement triggered a storm of protests from the film industry and sections of the media. (Editorial)

In a unique effort, three years after an earthquake devastated Kutch a group of women from villages across the affected region don the role of amateur film-makers in order to highlight the valiant