Braille scheme lights up many lives in Kerala

Monday, August 21st, 2006Malappuram (Kerala) - A literacy programme involving Braille has changed the lives of all the 312 blind people in this Kerala town. Having tasted education, they are taking the first steps towards…

Cabinet clears OBC quota bill

Monday, August 21st, 2006New Delhi - The central cabinet Monday decided to introduce a bill in parliament to provide 27 percent reservation for other backward classes (OBCs) in government-aided institutes of higher education.‘The cabinet has…

Summon top cops of Gujarat: rights group to…

Monday, August 21st, 2006Ahmedabad - A human rights group here has requested the Godhra probe panel to summon senior police officials of Gujarat for being inactive during the 2002 sectarian violence.The Jan Sangharsh Manch (JSM)…

CHRO demands fair practice from Kerala Police

18, August, 2006, Kozhikode,In the wake of mass raids on Muslim youths and publications, CHRO (Confederation of Human Rights Organizations in Kerala) today demanded due respect  to Human Rights and Rule of Law from Police…

Thief dies in police custody

India E NewsMonday, August 21st, 2006New Delhi - A thief who was beaten up by people died in the police custody in west Delhi area Monday, police said.The victim, identified as Sonu, was caught by…

Deities

Monday, August 21st, 2006Lucknow - Streams of milk poured out of most temples across Uttar Pradesh Monday morning as long queues of devotees as well as the curious offered the liquid to the stone idols…

BJP wants riots tapes kept away from public

Rathin Das, Hindustan Times, Ahmedabad, August 21, 2006 The BJP has opposed the analysis of two CDs containing the cellphone call details of state's ministers, VHP and Bajrang Dal activists, and top police officers during…

Thousands in Orissa offer milk to deities

Monday, August 21st, 2006Bhubaneswar - Thousands of devotees including women offered milk to deities in different parts of Orissa Monday in the wake of rumours that the divinities were sipping milk.People were seen thronging temples…