The tragedy of the Hmars

By  David BuhrilThe ongoing counter-insurgency military operations in Manipur have created unwanted sufferings and misery for innocent villagers in Tipaimukh sub-division of Churachandpur district. This can be traced to March-April 2004 under “Operation All Clear”…

Woman arrested for killing grand-daughter

Statesman News Service BERHAMPUR, Feb. 26. — The lust for male progenies can turn a grandmother into murderer of her own granddaughter, as happened at the Padadigi village under Jarada police station in Ganjam district…

Marriage registration Bill in Centre

Press Trust of India NEW DELHI, Feb. 26. — With the Supreme Court issuing directives for making registration of marriage compulsory, the National Commission for Women has forwarded to the Centre a draft Bill for…

NRI shot dead in Manila, Philippines

KAPURTHALA, Feb. 26. — A non-resident Indian was shot dead by some unidentified persons in Manila today, his father told reporters here. Mr Jagdeep Kumar, the father of the killed Rajesh Kumar (25), said his…

3 CRPF men die in mine explosion

Statesman News ServiceMIDNAPORE, Feb. 26. — At least three CRPF jawans and a civilian were killed and eight other policemen injured in a landmine blast triggered by Maoists at Nakrachara, near the Tarafeni barrage in…

Blackbuck case: Salman, Saif charged

CNN-IBN, Updated 1726 hrs IST (+GMT 5:30), 27.02.06 Jodhpur: A bevy of Bollywood stars lined up to appear in a Jodhpur court on Monday. It was not for shooting a film, but for shooting a…

Three Christian priests injured in attack

Monday, February 27, 2006  00:04 IST Three Christian priests associated with a local charity organisation in Nere village near Panvel were allegedly attacked by Bajrang Dal activists on Sunday. All three – Rev K M…