Top scribes script an Asian perspective

Statesman News Service KOLKATA, March 25. — A growing number of Asian newspapers face intimidation. While in some countries the government is the villain, in others the onslaught comes from radical groups. These threats to…

Dowry-hungry man mutilates wife

Ranjeet S Jamwal/SNS JAIPUR, March 25. — Three members of a Rajastani village have been arrested for torturing a woman - including slashing her with a razor - in the hope of getting more dowry.…

Dead woman walking

Statesman News Service DURGAPUR, March 25. ~ A patient of Durgapur SD Hospital who had been admitted with diarrhoea was declared dead by the hospital authority. A radio message to the local police was aired…

BJP must use armoured

Web posted at: 3/25/2006 2:36:14  Source ::: AFP NEW DELHI: The Indian government has advised Hindu nationalist leaders to use armoured vehicles during their electoral rallies next month as a precaution against terror attacks, officials…

Rajasthan Govt. plans to run Christian institutions

Web posted at: 3/25/2006 2:37:10    Source ::: IANS Jaipur: The Rajasthan government is planning to run all educational and charitable institutions operated in the state by the Emmanuel Society, a Christian mission whose head was…

Iran denounces US accusation as lie to undermine…

25-03-2006 TEHRAN, (Xinhua) -- A top Iranian cleric on Friday denounced the US accusation over Iran's nuclear program as a lie to undermine the world of Islam, saying that the Iranians will never "keep silent,"…

Shot by eve teasers, Meher succumbs to her…

CRUEL END: Meher Bhargava had objected to some men who were harassing her daughter-in-law March 25, 2006 at 21:47 New Delhi: Meher Bhargava, the woman who was shot at for objecting to four men eve…