Women in Sabarimala: Legends, dogmas and hypocrisies

Friday, July 7th, 2006, IndiaEnews.COMThe controversy involving a yesteryear actress’ claim of entering the Sabarimala shrine - where women’s entry is banned - has exposed some redundant but deeply entrenched dogmas and hypocrisies in society,…

Bajrang Dal threat, 8 State orphans evacuated from…

Source: The Sangai Express / Thangkhanlal NgaihteNew Delhi, Jul 06: Eight young and orphaned children from Churachandpur district who have been staying at two Orphanage homes in Rajasthan were recently evacuated to New Delhi by…

India demands end of Israeli military action

Zee NewsLondon, July 07:  India joined 28 countries at the UN Human Rights Council to demand an end to military action by Israel in Palestinian areas and agreed to send urgently a fact-finding mission to…

Andean cocaine reaches Indian shores

By Animesh Roul in New Delhi for ISN Security Watch (27/06/06)In one of the biggest ever illicit drug hauls in Asia, India’s Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) in early June seized approximately 200 kilograms of cocaine…

SilkRoad: The road to riches

JIM GILCHRIST, ScotsmanEVEN in the 21st century, the very mention of the Silk Road is enough to evoke images of winding caravanserai bearing sumptuous fabrics and spices between China, India and the Mediterranean; of the…

Das new Chief Information Commissioner to Guj govt

New Delhi, July 06: R N Das, secretary in the Food Ministry, has been appointed Chief Information Commissioner to Gujarat government for a five-year term.Das, a 1971-batch IAS officer of Gujarat cadre, is expected to…