UN cultural agency chief condemns murder of journalist…

Friday, 13 January 2006, 2:57 pm Press Release: United Nations 12 January 2006 – The head of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), today condemned the murder of an Indian reporter in…

RSS attack : CPM worker hacked to death

THRISSUR, Jan 20, 2006: An activist of the Communist Party of India (Marxist) was hacked to death at Elavathur, near Pavaratty, in Trichur  district on Friday morning. The police said the deceased was Mujeeb Rahman,…

US Promises Aid against Tigers

By Thalif Deen - Inter Press Service United Nations, 21 January, (IPS): As the four-year-old ceasefire in Sri Lanka is on the verge of crumbling, the United States has offered to strengthen its military assistance…

JKCHR appeals to UN for prosperity in Kashmir

Hindustan Times, UK Bureau, London, January 21, 2006 London based NGO Jammu and Kashmir Council for Human Rights (JKCHR) has asked the Unite Nations to improve the quality of education and health, eradicate poverty, and…

JSS not against special recruitment : K.R.Gouri

KANNUR: Janathipathya Samrakshana Samithy is not against having special recruitment drive as per the recommendations of Narendran Commission report party leader and state agriculture minister K R Gouri said today. However, the UDF government could…

Court stays CBSE order on fee waiver for…

New Delhi: Delhi High Court yesterday stopped a Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) circular directing all schools under it to waive the fees of girls who were the only child of their parents. The…

The National Commission for Women (NCW) has taken up a case on the alleged gender discrimination against the air hostesses in Air India, and has said that if necessary, the commission might move the court…

NRI scribe escapes jail sentence

LONDON: An NRI journalist, found guilty of manipulating the stock market through his newspaper column, has escaped a jail sentence but will have to perform 180 hours of community service. Anil Bhoyrul, who worked for…