Girl sent to children's home

KOCHI: The court has entrusted a girl who was fleeing from a forced marriage to the care of Janaseva Sisu Bhavan, said a press release issued here. Lakshmi, 14, hailing from Karnataka was brought to…

Sarabjit's family seeks presidential intervention

Wednesday, April 12, 2006 (New Delhi): The family of Sarabjit Singh, the Indian national who is facing execution in Pakistan for alleged spying, met President APJ Abdul Kalam on Wednesday.The family requested President Kalam to…

Meerut fire: Top officials transferred

Wednesday, April 12, 2006 (New Delhi): Two days after the devastating fire at the Brand India trade fair that killed more than 50 people, the Meerut District Magistrate, Superintendent of Police and the Additional SP…

Tension following death of motorcyclist

MATTANNUR: Tension broke out here on Wednesday following the death of a motorcyclist in a road accident. The deceased has been identified as Hijas, 19, son of Muhammad of Kolari, near here. The police said…

Top cop's son gets 7 years for rape

Wednesday, April 12, 2006 at 1358 hours IST Alwar, Rajasthan, April 12: In one of the fastest disposal of cases, B H Mohanty, son of a top Orissa police official, was today sentenced to seven…

An inside view of police force

ABOUT THE SYSTEM: Wilson Isaac, a constable attached to the Kochi City Police, with his book on democratisation of the police force. - Photo: Vipin Chandran Wilson Isaac, who is attached to the Kerala Police…

Saffron strike

T.K. RAJALAKSHMI  in Kota and Jaipur A Christian mission becomes the target of attack following a controversy over a book that allegedly insults Hindu deities. GOPAL SUNGER A rally in Jaipur on March 21 protesting…

Nine poultry farmers commit suicide

Updated: Wednesday, April 12, 2006 at 1322 hours ISTMumbai, April 12: Nine poultry farmers in India have killed themselves and more are facing a grim future after bird flu slashed demand for chicken meat, an…