NRI alleges racism from SA union boss

The South African Indian owner of a branch of the restaurant chain Wimpy has threatened to seek intervention from the top rights body after an African union boss accused her of attempting to exercise Indian…

Caroline Faraj: Thriving on challenges

Caroline Faraj: Thriving on challenges (By Priya Mathew) It’s not everyday that a woman journalist gets politics as her beat in the Arab world. Even if she makes it so far on her own steam,…

Drug abuse: medical shops under scanner

Strict norms for sale as youth fall prey to habit-inducing drugsLicences of 100-odd druggists cancelled for up to a month Gangs use youth to collect tablets from each shop and sell them in bulk later…

ACB restrained from arresting Daya till Jan 30

MUMBAI: A special court on Friday restrained the Anti-corruption Bureau from arresting suspended police sub-inspector Daya Nayak, his wife Komal and associate Rajendra Padte in a disproportionate assets case until January 30 when arguments on…

India opens its door to Saudi Arabian students

NEW DELHI: Agreements between Saudi Arabia and India would allow Saudi students to study in Indian technical institutes at the post-graduate and doctorate levels. The two countries have signed off together on terrorism, with a…

10-year jail term for four drug peddlers

SALEM : Four drug peddlers were sentenced to 10- year imprisonment here on Friday for attempting to smuggle heroin. According to prosecution, the sleuths of Narcotics Intelligence Bureau (NIB) seized a lorry from Madhya Pradesh…

Free consumer cards coming for poor families in…

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The Kerala State Civil Supplies Corporation (Supplyco) will introduce consumer privilege cards with accident insurance cover, Minister for Food and Civil Supplies Adoor Prakash announced here on Friday. The cards will be given to…

Gutka baron Dhariwal, aide get 1-year jail term

PUNE: Gutka baron Rasiklal Manikchand Dhariwal and one of his business associates have been sentenced to one year simple imprisonment and fine of Rs 2,000 each by a local court at Akurdi under the Pimpri-Chinchwad…