UNLF cadre killed in encounter with 33 AR

The Imphal Free Press. IMPHAL, Feb 16: Troops of the 33 Assam Rifles killed a cadre of the underground United National Liberation Front, UNLF, near Kakching Khunou in an encounter late last night, official sources…

Abu Azmi rejects call to behead cartoonist

Shramana Ganguly,  February 18, 2006 Abu Asim Azmi, the Samajwadi Party MP from Mumbai, has denounced a call by his UP party colleague Mohammed Yaqoob Qureshi for the killing of the cartoonist whose sketches of…

Dam Safety Authority formed in Kerala

Thiruvananthapuram, Feb. 18 (PTI): The Kerala Government has formed a Dam Safety Authority for providing advice on protection, monitoring and repair of dams in the state. Justice G Sasidharan had been appointed chairman of the…

Faizal's death in Dubai – Two Arrested

Mangalore, Feb 6: Faizal (27), a resident of Jokatte near here who had gone missing from his working place (hotel) in Dubai has been murdered, said his family sources here.  Though his body has not…

Cuba-Iran: No Nuke Weapons

Havana, Feb 18 (Prensa Latina) A joint declaration between Cuban and Iranian parliaments, signed in Havana, pleaded for the total ban of weapons of mass destruction and demanded from the international community effective steps for…

Cheney, War Criminal?

Washington, Nov 30 (Prensa Latina) United States Vice-President Richard Cheney could be in the center of an investigation for his alleged approval of using torture on foreign prisoners, revealed media. Orders for US military to…

Shilpa won't attend Tamil Nadu court

Vickey Lalwani,   February 18, 2006 Shilpa Shetty is flabbergasted and furious because of the summons issued against her in connection with the publication of some photographs in Tamil eveninger, Tamil Murasu. Acting on the complaint…

No support for Qureshi's on cartoon issue

PTI,   February 18, 2006 Lucknow: The All India Muslim Personal Law Board today distanced itself from UP Haj Minister Yaqoob Quereshi's announcement of a cash reward of Rs 51 crore to whosoever killed the Danish…