India's Burgeoning Romance with Israel

Sunaina Maira, Jan 29, 2007I arrived in northern Israel during the second week of the Israel-Lebanon war in the summer of 2006. My husband is from a Palestinian village in Galilee and there was a…

Activists delivers coffin to Novartis over Indian case

AGENCIES, TUESDAY, JANUARY 30, 2007WASHINGTON: Non-governmental groups have tried to deliver a mini coffin to Swiss pharmaceuticals giant Novartis to protest legal action aiming to overturn a ban on a drug patent application in India.The…

13-yr-old 'Hindu priest' conducts marriage in Bihar

SB Sinha, Hindustan Times,Nawada (Bihar), January 30, 2007                It was a unique marriage! A 13-year-old 'priest' helped a 9-year-old groom tie the knot with a 12-year-old bride on Monday at Nawada’s Shiva…

Five-year-old raped in JNU

30 Jan, 2007 1447 hrs PTI NEW DELHI: A five-year-old daughter of a Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) employee has been sexually assaulted inside the campus.The victim's father Ram Chander, a Grade IV employee, filed a…