Measles outbreak linked to Amma faithful

May 5, 2006 - 12:10PM Followers of a world-renowned Hindu spiritual leader famous for her "divine hugs" have been blamed for a measles epidemic across Australia. A near quadrupling in the number of measles cases…

Hindus manage Vadodara dargah

Ravish Kumar, Saturday, May 6, 2006 (Vadodara):As the city of Vadodara limps back to normalcy, curfew has been relaxed in parts of the city and the army is being withdrawn.What sparked off the violence was…

Spanish region to form cooperatives for prostitutes

[ Friday, May 05, 2006 08:40:33 pmIANS ]MADRID: The northeastern Spanish region of Catalonia is preparing to regulate prostitution, which would encourage sex workers to form cooperatives, and run brothels, the El Pais newspaper reported…

Senior BJP leader faces corruption charges in MP

Former Madhya Pradesh minister faces corruption chargesSaturday, May 6th, 2006Bhopal - A case of corruption has been filed against BJP legislator and former minister Omprakash Dhurve in Madhya Pradesh by the state’s Lok Ayukta, or…

Post-Veerappan tourists threaten forest

Raksha Shetty,CNN-IBN, May 06, 2006 at 11:58Bandipur: The jungles of Bandipur are part of a 5,500 square kilometre forest reserve, spanning three states - Karnataka, Tamil Nadu and Kerala.However, tourism is putting immense pressure on…

Ten hurt in Kashmir sex scandal protest

06 May 2006 11:34:48 GMT, Source: ReutersSRINAGAR, India, May 6 (Reuters) - At least 10 people were injured in Indian Kashmir on Saturday when police fired teargas shells and baton-charged hundreds of students as protests…