Maoists surround village near State

Bhopal/Raipur, April 18: A virtual army of over 2,500 Maoists armed with automatic weapons laid siege to Usoor village in Bijapur district of Chhattisgarh on Tuesday, forcing hundreds of frightened villagers to flee their homes…

Total prohibition from April 20 evening

Thiruvananthapuram: Total prohibition will be imposed in the six districts that go to the polls in the State on April 22, according to State Government officials. Bar hotels and toddy shops will remain closed from…

Valsalan murder: Rasheed refutes CPI(M) charg

Thrissur: C.H. Rasheed, United Democratic Front (UDF) candidate in the Guruvayur constituency, on Tuesday refuted allegations that he was involved in the murder of Chavakkad municipal chairman K.P. Valsalan on Sunday. Communist Party of India(Marxist)…

Maharashtra women battle malnutrition

Tuesday, April 18, 2006 (Mokhada): Women are one of the most important target groups if one has to really tackle malnutrition. In tribal areas of Maharashtra, 98 per cent women are anaemic. Married at a…

CBI arrests I-T Joint Commissioner

Tuesday, April 18, 2006 (Kolkata): The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has arrested Joint Commissioner of Income Tax on charges of taking bribe from a businessman. According to CBI sources the Joint Commissioner K K…

Hand book on Right to Information Act released

KOCHI: Chief Information Commissioner, Kerala Palat Mohandas, emphasised the need for creating awareness among the public on the Right to Information Act which was passed in both Houses of parliament. Speaking after releasing a hand…