Maoists 'commander' surrenders in AP

Visakhapatnam, Jan. 31 (UNI): CPI(Maoists) Commander of Korukonda Dalam, P Lakshmaiah, on Monday surrendered before the police at Narasipatnam about 75 km from here. Briefing newspersons at Narasipatnam, police said the Lakshmaiah was vexed with…

Kids fast for abducted boy

Patna: Several school children began a relay fast to press for immediate and safe release of their kidnapped classmate, Nirmalendu Prakash Diwakar. The police remains clueless about the gangs involved in the abduction of the…

"I want my son

Mother of Hilton employee killed on Sunday night is determined to see her son’s killer brought to justice Narayan Bahadur Rana, the Hilton Tower employee, who was found dead on the tracks outside CST last…

Move to set up BSF unit at Kuttipuzha…

ALUVA: The proposal to set up a battalion of the Border Security Force (BSF) at Kuttipuzha in Kunnukara panchayat near here suffered a setback when residents, the majority of them farmers and agricultural workers, came…

India to abstain over Iran vote

India plans to abstain from a vote on Iran's nuclear programme at a meeting of the UN's atomic watchdog this week. The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) board is due to hold an emergency session…

`Project Combat' launched to eradicate `Devadasi' system

BANGALORE: Sensitising advocates, judges, police and administrative authorities, about prevention of "Devadasi" system and making them aware of acts pertaining to organised and commercial sexual exploitation of women and girl child are the main objectives…

ASP to inquire into eviction of Dalits

MANGALORE: B. Dayananda, Superintendent of Police, has directed A. Subramanyeshwara Rao, Assistant Superintendent of Police, Puttur, to inspect and inquire into circumstances leading to eviction of Dalits from a "DC manna land" at Kudumar under…