Jaipur schools draped in saffron

Swati Vashishtha, CNN IBN, Updated 1356 hrs IST (+GMT 5:30), 28.12.05 Jaipur: At this tender age education for most young children in Rajasthan now comes with a colour - saffron. The Rajasthan government now wants…

George Bush's Ministry of Truth – [ News…

Published on Friday, February 3, 2006 by the Denver Post (Colorado) George Bush's Ministry of Truth by Reggie Rivers When I first read George Orwell's novel "1984" in high school, I was struck by the…

Groom quits altar for mobike in Calcutta

Calcutta, Feb. 4: A groom walked out halfway through marriage rituals last night after being denied a motorcycle as dowry. The humiliation came even after Cossipore-resident Rita Kumari’s family gave Rs 65,000, furniture and ornaments…

Kerala block first with resource map

Thiruvananthapuram, Feb. 4: An administrative block in Kerala has become the first in the country to come up with a digitised resource map showing the landscape of the area, the plots and the distribution of…

Embassies ablaze as Muslim anger spreads

· Damascus crowds attack Danish target · Police probe London 'hate' protesters Sunday February 5, 2006 The increasingly bitter row over the publication of a series of controversial cartoons of the Prophet Mohammad reached a…

Toilet converted into classroom

NEW DELHI: Shortage of classrooms or teachers may not be new to schools run by the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD), but an MCD school at Bawana here seems to have turned to desperate measures…

Two women found dead

Thiruvananthapuram: The bodies of two women were fished out of a well near their house at Alamcode in Kallambalam police station limits on Saturday. The police identified the deceased as Pushpalatha, 47, and Sajeena, 37.…

Woman murdered

The dead body of a woman aged around 35 years was found in the fields at Nakkalampet village in Krishna district on Saturday evening. Villagers found the body when they were returning home from work…