Act for the elderly soon

The Statesman / January 23 2006 Act for the elderly soon NEW DELHI, Jan. 22. — Concer- ned over the problems faced by elderly people, the Centre is formulating a draft legislation for promoting care,…

Street children deserve a better deal: rights panel

KOZHIKODE: The Kerala State Human Rights Commission Justice V.P.Mohan Kumar after visiting the centres for welfare of street children such as Freebirds in Kozhikode and Dreams in Kannur, has suggested measures which could be initiated…

`Over stay of life convicts causing rights crisis'

Prisoners' relatives plan protest near High Court KOCHI: "My husband has been behind bars for 12 years, but most of his co-prisoners guilty of the same crime were released years ago," Ms. Thankamani of Alappuzha,…

MP: CMO arrested for attempting to molest doctor

Shivpuri, Jan. 23 (UNI): Chief Medical Officer B N Nagaich has been arrested on the charge of attempting to molest a woman doctor, police said on Sunday. Police arrested Nagaich Saturday night. Later, he was…

Two minor sisters kidnapped, murdered

Chapra, Jan. 23 (PTI): Two minor girls, both sisters, were kidnapped and later murdered in Dumri Bujurg village of Bihar' Saran district Saturday night, police said on Sunday. They said a group of people kidnapped…

Delhi blasts: Chargesheet filed

Delhi blasts: Chargesheet filedPress Trust of India New Delhi, January 21, 2006 Delhi Police on Saturday filed a chargesheet against Lashkar-e-Taiba terrorist Tariq Ahmed Dar and two others in connection with Delhi serial blast. The blasts…

SC stays order on judges exemption from airport…

New Delhi: High court judges will not be exempted from security checks at airports, with the Supreme Court staying an earlier judgement of the Rajasthan High Court on this issue. A three-member bench comprising Chief…

Muslim girl in Kerala defies boycott / wins…

Muslim girl in Kerala defies boycott; wins dance prize in school fest Thiruvananthapuram: A Muslim girl, who defied a virtual ban by her local community, has notched prizes in classical and folk dances at the…