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Statesman News Service NEW DELHI, Feb. 16. — Against the backdrop of his Left allies’ fierce opposition to India’s vote against Iran at International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Board meetings, Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh…

Man held for replying to Modi's email

Thursday, February 16, 2006 (New Delhi): Thirty-two-year-old Omar Siddique has landed himself in jail for replying to an email apparently coming from Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi. The Gujarat government insists that the mail wasn't…

RSS men get life term for murder

RSS men get life term for murder Thiruvananthapuram: Additional District and Sessions Judge, Fast Track Court I, Y. Thajudeen Koya on Wednesday sentenced two Rashtriya Swayam Sevak Sangh activists to life and a fine of…

WTTC destination award: The lack of sustainability in…

Thiruvananthapuram, 11/02/2006.  KABANI, a voluntary organization in Kerala,  urges the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) to abandon its decision to  consider Kerala tourism for the best destination award. KABANI wants WTTC to  recognize that…

Explanation sought on Dalit woman in temple

Statesman News Service KENDRAPARA, Feb. 15. — The National Commission on Scheduled Castes (NCSC) has asked the Kendrapara district administration to comply with the action taken report on the alleged imposition of penalty on dalit…

Tribals challenge govt in Kalinga Nagar

Statesman News Service BHUBANESWAR, Feb. 15. — The Bisthapan Virodhi Janamanch which is spearheading the tribal agitation since 2 January at Kalinga Nagar today dared the state government to respond to its seven-point charter of…

Exodus of labourers from Orissa

Govt admits large-scale migration of labourers Statesman News Service BHUBANESWAR, Feb. 15. — The state government today admitted in the state Assembly that 8 lakh labourers migrate to other states every year in search of…

Indian sailor lynched in cartoon row

Press Trust of India DUBAI, Feb. 15. — An Indian sailor was allegedly beaten to death by his colleagues on board a Norwegian oil tanker in international waters off the coast of Fujairah in the…