American evangelist prohibited from preaching

Thiruvananthapuram: American evangelist David Terrel has been prohibited from preaching during a church convention near here, police said. Currently in India on a business visa at the invitation of Church of South India to deliver…

Women's groups urge FM to introduce gender budgeting…

New Delhi: Several women's organisations, including AIDWA, today met Finance Minister P Chidambaram and urged him to ensure a legitimate budget allocation for women this year.They submitted a memorandum with 13 point charter of demands…

1,086 killed in Kashmir during 2005

SRINAGAR — A total of 1,086 civilians, soldiers and militants were killed in violence in Kashmir in 2005, bringing the death toll to at least 67,000 since a rebellion broke out in the Himalayan region…

Mamata

KOLKATA — Mamata Banerjee has let the cat among the pigeons by promising to introduce a quota for Muslims in West Bengal government jobs if the Trinamool Congress wins the 2006 assembly elections. The promise…

Tamil Nadu dalits seek to reclaim land

(Madurai): Dalits in Tamil Nadu have launched a statewide campaign to reclaim Panjami lands. These lands were gifted by the British to the Dalits to improve their socio-economic conditions. But over the years dominant communities…

`Emirates will promote Kerala'

NEW BEGINNING: Emirates Airlines and Group chairman Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al-Maktoum, along with Principal Secretary, Tourism, E.K. Bharat Bhushan, and Emirates (India and Nepal) vice-president Salem Obaidella, cutting a cake to mark the inaugural…