Kozhikode airport gets international status

Thursday February 2 2006 00:00 IST IANS NEW DELHI: The Indian government gave "full fledged international status" to the Kozhikode airport on Wednesday, a decision that was welcomed in northern Kerala that has a sizeable…

India, Israel discuss Middle East peace, Iran

[ Wednesday, February 01, 2006 11:57:04 pm ANS ] NEW DELHI: India and Israel on Wednesday discussed the situation in the Middle East following Hamas' victory in the Palestinian elections as well as the Iranian…

Human rights of tsunami survivors 'neglected and abused'

A five-country study by international charities ActionAid, PDHRE and HIC-HLRN has revealed how, after the December 2004 tsunami, governments frequently ignored human rights principles and failed to protect survivors from discrimination, land grabbing and violence.…

No move to allow foreign universities in Kerala:…

Kochi, Jan 31 (UNI) Refuting reports that the Kerala government was going to allow foreign universities to operate from the state, Kerala Education Minister E T Mohammad Basheer today said all such speculations were baseless.…

Be brave on Kashmir, Musharraf tells India

Islamabad:Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf has asked India to take "brave decisions" on his self-governance and demilitarisation proposals to resolve the Kashmir issue.In a meeting with British historian Alistair Lamb on Tuesday, he said the two…

Gulf war victm to receive compensation after 14…

A plumber from Orissa who suffered huge losses in the 1990-91 gulf war, will at last receive the compensation after 14 long years of ordeal. Antarjami Pradhan, a resident of Mandapada village under Pattamundai block…

Delhi emissary in tense Gujarat district

AHMEDABAD —A top-drawer official of the federal government has been airdashed to Gujarat after Christian leaders last week met and complained to the Home Minister Shivraj Patil that next month’s massive religious congregation of Hindu…