Army's PR exercise takes a beating

NDTV Correspondent, Tuesday, January 24, 2006 (New Delhi): A year ago the Indian Army vowed to change its image and make it a more friendly force in Jammu and Kashmir. But units operating in the…

Chaliyar on the deathbed; due to sand mining

MALAPPURAM: Like Bharatapuzha, one day this river may becomes a subject for dirge and writings for our poets and litterateurs.It won’t be too long before these lot start moaning nostalgically and melancholically over the heady…

Heroin found in toy cycles

Narcotics detectives in Chennai have uncovered heroin hidden in tyres of tricycles for children. Officials of the Narcotics Control Bureau have arrested a Sri Lankan and his agent in Chennai in a raid on a…

Philippine police rescue abducted Indian

Philippine police rescued an Indian businessman on Tuesday after a raid and gunfight at a house east of Manila that left one suspected abductor dead. Gunmen had seized moneylender Karnail Singh Chahal on Monday near his…

Red alert in Delhi ahead of Republic Day

The Capital has been put on red alert and security stepped up at vital installations ahead of Republic Day celebrations as police sealed off the inter-state borders and regulated traffic to the city. Paramilitary forces…

Tailoring shop torched in Koyilandi

Tailoring shop torched for measuring body of Muslim womenKOZHIKODE: A tailoring shop at Koyilandi against which, allegations were raised by certain quarters, was torched by unidentified persons in the wee hours of Monday.Climax Stitching Parlour,…