Guidelines issued for media coverage

To be in force for 48 hours preceding the close of polls in each phase THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Chief Electoral Officer Nalini Netto has instructed the visual media and All India Radio not to telecast or broadcast…

Girl set ablaze

Akola: A girl was set ablaze on Sunday by three women and a man in the Najupura locality here for passing through a lane. Shahnaz Parvin (18) was hospitalised with 50 per cent burns.  …

SC seeks report on AIIMS PG exam

NDTV Correspondent Monday, April 3, 2006 (New Delhi): The Supreme court has given time till April 13 to the CBI to give a full report on the cheating in the AIIMS post-graduate entrance test. Though…

CRPF soldier kills three colleagues

NDTV Correspondent Monday, April 3, 2006 (Jammu): A CRPF jawan opened fire outside Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad's house in Jammu on Monday, killing three people. The jawan has been arrested and…

Egypt judges denied HRW meeting

Egypt's judges want more judicial independence A group of Egyptian judges that has been pushing for more judicial independence, says it has cancelled a meeting with a visiting Human Rights Watch delegation because of government…

Nations start campaign for new UN rights body

Mon Apr 3, 2006 5:55 PM ET By Evelyn Leopold UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Some 17 nations nominated themselves on Monday for the new U.N. Human Rights Council that exposes and monitors abuses but the…