Riyadh releases 2 Indian pilgrims

Jeddah, Feb. 25: Two Indian pilgrims who were arrested for bringing into Saudi Arabia 250 grams of khash khash, poppy seeds commonly used in Indian dishes, were released on Friday. Ausaf Sayeed, the Indian consul…

Complaint filed against M F Hussain

Rajkot, Feb 25: A Muslim here has filed a complaint against noted painter M F Hussain for drawing and exhibiting nude paintings of Hindu goddesses, police said today. Ilyas Khan Pathan in his complaint said…

Jaswant

Statesman News Service NEW DELHI, Feb. 25. — The BJP is apparently in a spot over an alleged former Pakistan intelligence agent and smuggler, Roshan Khan, accompanying the former external affairs minister and leader of…

Jaya

An intellience DIG, dying to impress Jaya, pulled all strings to bring Vaiko to Amma’s fold. The plan failed when Vaiko said he would not ditch Karunanidhi. Our fly on the wall, Jayaraj Sivan, tracked…

Child found abandoned on railway platform

ABANDONED: A two-year-old girl child who was abandoned on a platform of the Trivandrum Central Railway Station on Saturday morning. — Photo: C. Ratheesh Kumar Thiruvananthapuram: A two-year-old girl child was found abandoned by a…

VACB arrests Vellarada CI

Thiruvananthapuram: The Vigilance and Anti-Corruption Bureau (VACB) on Saturday arrested Circle Inspector (CI), Vellarada, Pradeep Kumar on the charge of demanding bribe for facilitating the smuggling of illegally mined sand. The VACB "trapped" Pradeep Kumar…

Nun found dead in a well

Pathanamthitta | February 25, 2006 10:38:43 PM IST A nun was found dead in mysterious circumstances in a well adjacent to the Bethany Monastery at Perunad near Ranny today, police said. The deceased was identified…

Man held in chains by kidnappers for 8…

Sunday, February 26, 2006 (Gaya): A resident of Bihar's Gaya district has returned home after eight years, saying he was held captive all this while by a gang involved in the trading of human organs.…