Koraput tribals sing Kalinga Nagar tune

Statesman News Service KORAPUT, Jan. 31. — The “Kalinga Nagar effect” was felt at distant Koraput yesterday, as tribals declared that they will not give up their land for setting up an industry or a…

SHGs play crucial role for marginal women

Statesman News Service HALDIA, Jan. 31. — Self-independence is the key to the attainment of equality by women in society. The activities of self help groups (SHGs) working with centre and state government schemes and…

Kalinga Firing victims

BHUBANESWAR, Jan. 31. — The family members of 12 tribals, who were killed in the Kalinga Nagar police firing on 2 January, have refused to receive the compensation of Rs 5 lakh released by the…

Demand to make dalit writer Sammelan chief

Wednesday February 1 2006 GULBARGA: The Mahanta Jyothi Prathisthan has urged the Zilla Kannada Sahitya Parishat to elect a writer from dalit community as the chairman of the proposed ninth zilla Kannada Sahitya Sammelan to…

Mohenjodaro.net

Award-winning Web site publishes rare photographs of the five thousand year old Indus Valley civilisation...Harappa.com, award-winning historical and cultural content publisher, recently announced the opening of www.mohenjodaro.net, a Web site that publishes never-before-seen photographs of…

Schools spurn AIDS boy

Statesman News Service GUWAHATI, Jan. 31. — The stigma attached to AIDS has proved nearly as dangerous as the disease for a four-year-old patient who cannot get into any school. He was born an HIV-positive…

Govt readies reply for SC on tapping

Press Trust of India NEW DELHI, Jan. 31. — In a bid to streamline procedure in the wake of the controversy over phone-tapping, the Centre has asked all states to reduce the period for taking…