Legal awareness seminar for women

PERINTALMANNA: Al-Shifa Nursing College conducted a legal awareness seminar for women here on Wednesday as part of the national Legal Literacy Week.. M. Noorjahan, vice-chairperson of Perinthalmanna Municipality, inaugurated the seminar on `Atrocities against women:…

Netting of endangered aquatic species causes alarm

Forest Department plans awareness programmes # Turtles, sharks, rays and skates bear the brunt # Lack of awareness about endangered status compounds the problem # Programmes to target fishermen community # Public warned against trade…

Riots: Muslim panel meets Union minister

NT Staff Reporter, Panaji, March 7: The delegation of the Federation of Muslim Jamaats and Associations led by Mr M K Sheikh today called on the Union Minister of State, Mr Sri Prakash Jaiswal and…

Bishop House attack: charge-sheet filed

 THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The Crime Branch has filed the charge-sheet against the seven accused involved in the Neyyattinkara Bishop's House attack case at the Judicial First Class Magistrate Court, Neyyattinkara, on Thursday. Congress activist Sajinlal has been…

NHRC orders relief in mass cremations case

Rs. 2.5 lakh granted to the next of kin of 38 persons who died in custody and were illegally cremated by the Punjab Government NEW DELHI: The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on Wednesday ordered…

Uncanny similarity in Varanasi, Delhi blasts

Prashant Pandey, The Hindu, Mar 10, 2006 Pressure cooker bombs used in both cases NEW DELHI: Among other factors that make the serial blasts in Delhi last year and the explosions that rocked Varanasi this…

Action against Sangh Parivar outfits demanded

Jaipur (ICNS) --March 9, 2006, More groups have out in the open to support Christians in Rajasthan. Rajasthan Sadbhav Manch and Rajasthan Muslim Forum have demanded stringent action against Hindu outfits, which have attacked Christian…

UN launches humanitarian emergency fund

United Nations: UN chief Kofi Annan and Relief Aid Coordinator Jan Egeland formally launched a $500 million humanitarian emergency fund to speed up delivery of life-saving aid whenever disaster strikes. The Central Emergency Response Fund…