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Last Updated: Saturday 04 July 2015

Coca-cola booted Students of the University of Guelph in Canada, have voted to remove Coca-Cola products from their campus because of the company's unethical practices in India and Colombia. As Coca-Cola's 10-year contract with the University of Guelph is set to expire in August 2007, a referendum calling for replacing Coca-Cola products with 'an alternate beverage supplier' received 65 per cent of the votes from the university students.


Objectionable border In March, the Mizoram government and the state forest department objected to the centre's proposal to fence the 318-km long international border with Bangladesh. They said the fence, which would pass through the Dampa Tiger Reserve situated on the border, would completely stop migration of wild animals through the wildlife corridor, thus confining them to a small area.

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