Kerala ordinance soon on preventive detention

The Hindu , Dec 14, 2006Maximum detention of 6 months subject to review within 21 days of arrestTHIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The Kerala Cabinet on Wednesday decided to bring an ordinance to provide for preventive detention of persons…

Strike hits bank transactions of Rs 1,500 crore

Port unions join strike, 75,000 tonnes of cargo left unhandledExpress News Service Ahmedabad, December 14: The nationwide strike observed by Central Government employees on Thursday crippled functioning of banks and offices of central agencies in…

Indian TV channels byte off more than they…

Gulf Times, Qatar , Thursday, 14 December, 2006, By N.D. PrashantSania Mirza gets a pat from Leander Paes during their mixed doubles finalSOME Indian television channels, it seems, would go to any lengths to ensure…

Health minister faces two Indias, obese and hungry

14 Dec 2006By Kamil Zaheer Art of Living in IndiaNEW DELHI (Reuters) - India plans to introduce yoga in schools to fight rising obesity among middle-class youngsters, even as the country continues to battle widespread…

India's handling of conflicts criticised in UK

Rashmee Roshan Lall14 Dec, 2006 TIMES NEWS NETWORK LONDON: Tamil Nadu's success in halting ethnic conflicts has not been replicated by the Indian government in other parts of the country, a Britain-based human rights group…