50 per cent of out-of-school children girls

Lok Satta conducts survey; 5 per cent dropout rate in 6-16 age group TADEPALLIGUDEM: A little over 50 per cent of the out of school children in West Godavari district are girls, according to a…

Action sought against police official

PROTESTORS BLOCKED: The police blocking the march staged by the lawyers to the ASP's Office in Pathanamthitta on Monday. PATHANAMTHITTA: The lawyers at Pathanamthitta Bar staged a protest march to the Office of the Additional…

28 arrested in Panvad riot case remanded

28 arrested in Panvad riot case remanded to PC till Feb 2 --- Vadodara: Twenty-eight persons, who were arrested in connection with the attacks in Panvad village in Vadodara district in the wake of Godhra…

Provide security to scribe: court

MUMBAI — The Maharashtra government was yesterday instructed by the Bombay High Court to provide protection to Ketan Tirodkar, the journalist who filed a complaint against ace cop Daya Nayak, charging him of having links…

CBI probe sought into swami's death

ALAPPUZHA: Youth Congress State president K.P. Anilkumar has demanded a CBI inquiry into the death of Sivagiri Dharmasanghom Trust's former president Swami Saswatikananda. Addressing pressperson here on Monday, Mr. Anilkumar said he would submit a…

Naga rebels extend ceasefire by 6 months

31 Jan 2006 11:21:37 GMT, Source: Reuters BANGKOK, Jan 31 (Reuters) - A powerful separatist group in the eastern Indian state of Nagaland agreed on Tuesday to extend a ceasefire with the government by six…

5,000 Pak nationals granted visas missing

PTI, Tuesday, January 31, 2006  14:09 IST SONEPAT: Acting on intelligence reports that more than 5,000 Pakistan nationals who entered India in the past five years were missing, the Union Home Ministry has directed the…