Danish businesses hit by boycott

The boycott of Danish goods called by Muslim countries to protest the publication of caricatures of Prophet Muhammad is costing Danish businesses more than a million dollars a day, analysts and companies have said. So far,…

Danish PM expresses concern over cartoon issue

Copenhagen, Feb. 8. (AP): Denmark's Prime Minister called the protests over the Prophet Mohammad cartoons a ``global crisis'' and appealed Tuesday for calm. ``We are now facing a growing global crisis,'' Anders Fogh Rasmussen told…

HC directs IG to evaluate probe on sexual…

Kochi: The Kerala High Court today directed Inspector- General of Polce (Southern Range) T P Senkumar to evaluate the investigation of the case relating to the alleged sexual assault of a Sri Lankan woman by…

Shia Muslims in Lucknow protest against India

Lucknow: Shia Muslims beat their chests and shouted slogans in Lucknow on Tuesday, criticizing the Indian government’s vote against Iran at the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA). On Saturday, New Delhi voted to report Tehran to the U.N.…

Hussain apologises for painting

Mumbai | February 08, 2006 12:41:53 AM IST   Celebrated painter M F Hussain today apologised for his controversial painting depicting 'Bharatmata' in an obscene manner and promised to withdraw it from an auction. The…

Rights groups' plea to Centre on Kalam's Myanmar…

NEW DELHI: Representatives of civil society organisations, human rights groups and political parties urged the Centre to postpone the visit of President A. P. J. Abdul Kalam to Myanmar scheduled for March 2006 until the…

Female children sale: K'taka HC disposes of PIL

Bangalore | February 08, 2006 12:37:56 AM IST   The Karnataka High Court today disposed off a public interest litigation (PIL), expressing satisfaction with the steps taken by the state government to prohibit the Lambadi…