Squandering public funds for a handful of people

Dinesh Mohan , business-standard.com, New Delhi October 07, 2006The Rs 16,978 cr farm package is for four states, the Rs 17,200 cr OBC package is for students all over the country, but the Metro's Rs…

Hindutva Terrorists disrupts church meet

HT Correspondent,Jabalpur, October 11, 2006THE DHARMA Raksha Sena —- a VHP outfit, allegedly disrupted an annual meeting of Pentecostal Church on Tuesday evening at Khamaria. The Sena activists allegedly tore a banner and damaged the…

Child malnutrition in India highest in the world:…

NEW DELHI,A United Nations report on hunger and malnutrition in India says millions of Indians still suffer from chronic undernourishment and severe micronutrient malnutrition, especially women and children and people belonging to lower castes.The numbers…

CBI files Rs 2-cr charge at George in…

October 11, 2006 NEW DELHI, OCTOBER 10: Six years after India signed the Rs 1,150-crore Barak missile deal with an Israeli company, the CBI has registered an FIR naming former Defence Minister George Fernandes, his…

Study: 655,000 Iraqis die because of war

By MALCOLM RITTER, AP Science Writer NEW YORK - A controversial new study contends nearly 655,000 Iraqis have died because of the war, suggesting a far higher death toll than other estimates.The timing of the…