Ustad Bismillah Khan to perform at India Gate

HT Correspondent, Varanasi, April 26THE LONG cherished desire of Bharat Ratna awardee and Shehnai maestro Ustad Bismillah Khan to render shehnai at India Gate would be fulfilled soon.Bismillah Khan, who also played shehnai from the…

Sex workers

Bharat Kumar, Hindustan Times, Varanasi, April 25Planning Commission member Dr Saida Hamid indicated that the government would ensure arrangements for the rehabilitation of sex workers and their children in the 11th Five Year Plan.“The study…

Woman with disability run over, Murder case against…

Thiruvananthapuram: A 37-year-old physically-challenged woman, Thankachi, was killed when she was knocked down by a KSRTC bus at Cheenivila, near Mukkolackal, in Vattappara police station limits on Tuesday afternoon.The local police said it was a…

In trauma, BJP turns to Quran

Wednesday, April 26, 2006, The Telegraph, Calcutta Telegraph Correspondent The Quran recital at BJP headquarters. Picture by Prem Singh New Delhi, April 25: The Sangh parivar’s political edifice may be erected on an anti-minority underpinning…