News Snippets

• Kriti Infoplace, a development documentation centre has released its annual diary-cum-people's movement chronicle for 2006. Recording the most prominent and pertinent campaigns for water, human rights, environment, the diary provides a comprehensive report on the year gone by.

• Japanese Internet providers and police have joined forces to prevent internet-arranged suicides in Japan, which has the highest suicide rate in the world. There has been a drastic increase in the number of group suicides arranged in chat rooms.