Air Arabia to operate services from Kochi

NEDUMBASSERY: Air Arabia, the Sharjah-based United Arab Emirates' national budget carrier, will launch services from the Cochin International Airport on May 5, said CIAL managing director V.J. Kurian. The airline will start off with daily…

Rajasthan passes Bill against conversion

Jaipur: The Rajasthan Assembly on Friday passed a Bill prohibiting religious conversion "by use of force, allurement or fraudulent means."http://www.hindu.com/2006/04/08/stories/2006040807260101.htm 

Tension in Sikar as rumours of flare-up spread

Sikar, April 8 (UNI): Three days after the daylight murder of a Jat leader, tension gripped Sikar as rumours of a flare, up did the rounds Shopkeepr's downed their shutters and people huddled indoors as…

Illegal packaged water now in `herbal' form

— Photo: K.PICHUMANI BUYERS BEWARE: The quality of packaged drinking water is difficult to monitor. CHENNAI: Illegal packaged water now comes in `herbal' form. Water is on the list of 109-odd products for which ISI…

A pestilence in Wayanad

Kalpetta: The influx of a threatened species of frogs is making life miserable for a cluster of reservoir-side hamlets in Wayanad district of Kerala. Experts say the phenomenon could be a sign of the ecological…

16 children go missing from Bandra in 3…

Despite the alarming numbers, the police remain lax, leaving the families to investigate the disappearances It’s a parent’s worst nightmare. Alarmingly, sixteen kids have gone missing from the area under Bandra East’s Nirmal Nagar police…

Official amasses Rs 12 cr earning Rs 18,000…

B T Lakshman had risen through the ranks to become chief general manager of a PSU. He was due for retirement in a year’s timeBangalore: The Lokayukta (anti-corruption cell of the Karnataka government) has come…