Goan homes are getting set to welcome Lord Ganesha in a few days time, even as shopkeepers have started experiencing the demand for plastic flowers, cloth, incense, camphor, etc, which are used to adorn the God of Wisdom.

Andy Bichlbaum and Mike Bonanno (not their real names) are the frontmen for the Yes Men. They got together to set up parody websites such as www.gwbush.com and graduated to huge anti-corporate, culture-jamming stunts targeting giants such as ExxonMobil and Dow Chemical. Their latest film, The Yes Men Fix the World, is showing now all over the UK and in the US later in October.

Coimbatore: The Forest Development Agency of the Parambikulam Wildlife Sanctuary in Kerala abutting the Anaimalai Tiger Reserve in Tamil Nadu has introduced an innovative online wildlife quiz from this August.

Insiya Amir,

Ajay Modi / New Delhi August 06, 2009, 0:20 IST
The International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) has brought together 20 countries, including China, Brazil and India, through a portal where food and agricultural policy makers will exchange their food-related problems and the measures adopted to tackle them.

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: In a bid to help farmers get their due profits, the district panchayat will soon implement an e-krishi project in 21 grama panchayats. The project proposal was approved by the Development Seminar that was held here on Wednesday to discuss the annual plan projects.

Pune Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee

A web savvy customer now expects business to provide a regular stream of twitter updates

This edition of NetSpeak takes yet another look at the expanding world of Twitter, the social messaging service.

From being a status update tool, Twitter ( http://www.hindu.com/biz/2007/03/26/stories/20070326000 91700.htm) has evolved into a much sought after communication platform.

New Delhi, July 1 The Minister for Environment and Forests, Mr Jairam Ramesh, on Wednesday announced that the Web site for Environmental and Forestry Clearances has been made more accessible and user-friendly.

Resettlement and Rehabilitation (R&R) of project affected families (PAFs) is one of the very important activities of large size water resources projects. The success of R&R programme of such projects depends on sharing of information about PAFs and fast retrieval. This paper discusses the development of an information management system for managing R&R activities using web technologies, Internet Geographical Information System (IGIS) and databases for the large projects.