Doctor jailed for female foeticide

NDTV Correspondent Wednesday, March 29, 2006 (Palwal, Haryana): For the first time a doctor in India has been jailed for disclosing the sex of a baby and offering to destroy the foetus. A court in…

Muslim Woman Wins Case Vs. Dutch School

28-03-2006 AMSTERDAM, Netherlands (AP) -- A Muslim woman who refuses to shake men's hands for religious reasons cannot be barred from a Dutch teacher-training program. The Dutch Equal Treatment Commission found Monday that the Regional…

Godhra panel urged to probe telephone details

Ahmedabad: The Jan Sangharsh Manch (JSM), a rights group, Wednesday again urged an inquiry commission to look into details of phone calls made by various leaders around the time of Gujarat's train tragedy of 2002.Rahul…

Six labourers killed in gas leakage in UP…

Sonebhadra, March. 29 (PTI): Six labourers were killed and 21 taken seriously ill when some of them were shifting a half-filled chlorine gas cylinder in a chemical factory here this morning which apparently leaked, police…

Mumbai slums in the grip of land mafia

Wednesday, March 29, 2006 (Mumbai): Most of Mumbai's illegal slums are controlled by slumlords who use a powerful network of police and local officials to turn empty plots of land into slums. Their main targets…

Doctors admit role in exam paper leak

Wednesday, March 29, 2006 (Chennai): Three doctors are said to have confessed to their role in leaking medical exam question papers in January. Since morning the CBI conducted raids at 35 locations in Tamil Nadu…

Victims of poverty protest in Jammu

Vikram Chowdhury Wednesday, March 29, 2006 (Jammu): At least 400 migrant workers staged demonstrations in Jammu to highlight their state of poverty. It comes a day after NDTV reported that workers sold their children to…