MNCs exploiting bird flu

Statesman News Service NEW DELHI, Feb. 19.— With bird flu coming to India, the poultry industry today claimed there was no scientific evidence of bird flu and accused multi-national companies of trying to cash in…

Punjab top cop spills terror beans

GAJINDER SINGH Chandigarh, Feb. 19: The director-general of Punjab police has revealed that militants who helped the cops with information on other terrorists during the Khalistani movement were falsely declared dead and covertly rehabilitated as…

CRPF rough up journalists

Srinagar: CRPF personnel posted at a function organised by the Jammu and Kashmir Pradesh Congress Committee here to welcome Union Minister Saifuddin Soz rough up journalists who had come there to cover the meet. The…

Hint of urban appeal in Buddhist finds

M.R. VENKATESH Chennai, Feb. 19: Two statues of the Buddha have been dug up near the Tamil Nadu capital, opening up exciting possibilities for archaeologists who say they could be contributions by a foreign king…

Holocaust-Denial Case Highlights Free-Speech Issues

By Jeffrey Donovan, RADIO FREE EUROPE Austria/U.K. - British historian David Irving (R) and his lawyer Elmar Kresbach wait for the beginning of his trial in Vienna, 20 Feb. 2006 Right-wing British historian David Irving…

Sixth South Asian Orientation Course in Human Rights…

Applications are invited for the Sixth South Asian Orientation Course in Human Rights and Peace Studies. The last date for receiving applications is 25 March 2006. Application form can be downloaded from - http://www.safhr-hrps.org/ApplicationForm.doc http://www.safhr.org/ApplicationForm.doc…

Buffalo runs amuck: Ravana cries during protest

Mysore, Feb. 19 (DN&BLU)- It was a unique protest and the legendary Ravana landed in the city to accompany the NSUI activists, who protested against the new Government and the invitation to Ravana to come…

Kashmiri detainees in Tihar facing abuse, torture

J&K Bar Association members to submit report on status of prisoners to rights groups SRINAGAR: The Jammu and Kashmir High Court Bar Association on Saturday said Kashmiri detainees at Delhi's Tihar jail had narrated tales…