Officers held hostage by tribals

Jamshedpur, Jan. 31: Three unsuspecting executives of Jindal Steel today paid the price for venturing into Asanboni, 15 km from here, without the “permission” of local villagers. A violent and abusive mob kept them hostage…

Indian diplomat flouts wildlife norms

 (New Delhi): Trade in ivory products has been banned for the last 13 years but an Indian diplomat posted in Africa has clearly decided to ignore that. Customs officials have seized a huge consignment of…

Curbs on releasing life convicts

Kochi: A Division Bench of the Kerala High Court on Tuesday restrained the committee appointed by the Government for the earlier release of prisoners from considering the cases in which the life convicts had not…

Gangland murder: three youth held

Thiruvananthapuram: The Rural police on Tuesday arrested three persons in connection with the murder of `Changidi' Vinod at Kazhakkuttom on January 16. Superintendent of Police, Rural, A. Gopinath identified the accused as Shyamlal alias `Vava,'…

Separate forms for SC/ST applicants

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Candidates in the SC/ST category applying for the engineering/medical entrance examinations should use the pink form costing Rs.350, a press note issued by the Commissioner for Entrance Examinations here on Tuesday said. Children of…

Employer held for abetting suicide

(Hyderabad): The employer of two young girls in Hyderabad has been arrested for abetting suicide. Last week, NDTV had reported about the two girls who reportedly immolated themselves, after being accused of theft. Ten-year old…

Delhi schools face court deadline

The Delhi High Court has granted four weeks' time to schools in the city to propose alternative procedures for nursery admissions. A division bench of the court had given an ultimatum to unaided public schools…