Kakopathar firing claims one more life

Wednesday, April 5, 2006 (New Delhi): Fourteen-year-old Monica Moran succumbed to her bullet injuries on Wednesday morning sustained in the police firing incident at Kakopathar in Tinsukia district in upper Assam. The incident occurred in…

Naushad released from Saudi prison

Wednesday, April 5, 2006 (New Delhi): Indian prisoner Naushad has been released from Damam jail in Saudi Arabia after he was pardoned by the King of Saudi Arabia. Naushad, who hails from Kerala, was sentenced…

Debate rages over police lathicharge

Wednesday, April 5, 2006 (New Delhi): Police lathicharge has become the centre of a raging debate. One bloody lathicharge after another, now questions are being raised whether it is police rage or raging crowds. India's…

Nine children die of malnutrition in Thane

Wednesday, April 5, 2006 (Thane): Nine children have died of malnutrition in the Mokhada tehsil of Maharashtra's Thane district. Mokhada is situated less than 150 kilometres from Mumbai. The children, all of them below the…

Kuwaiti women vote for first time

Jinan Boushehri is one of two female candidates in the poll Kuwaiti women have begun casting votes for the first time, less than one year after winning full political rights in the oil rich Gulf…

Fresh Amnesty report confirms illegal CIA practices

05-04-2006 By Teresa Küchler EUobserver: The US has consistently used civilian front companies to conceal secret prisoner transports taking off from European airports, human rights watchdog Amnesty International has said. In the report "USA -…

24 Wisconsin Communities Vote for Iraq Pullout

Published on Wednesday, April 5, 2006 by the AP  Emily Fredrix MILWAUKEE - Thousands of voters turned out in Wisconsin to offer a purely symbolic but heartfelt message: Bring the troops home from Iraq. By…

India's 'bride buying' country

By Renu Agal BBC News, Mewat, Haryana, Wednesday, 5 April 2006, 11:49 GMT 12:49 UK Anwari was sold for $220 to a man in Haryana Anwari Khatoon came visiting a relative in the northern Indian…