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Hyderabad: A poultry farmer in Andhra Pradesh's Chittor district allegedly committed suicide on Sunday after a garbage truck was parked in front of his home to shame him into paying taxes.Adinarayana, 45, reportedly owed four lakhs as property tax for his poultry farm located in Punganur town.Reports quoted municipal officials as saying that Adinarayana had pleaded for more time after he missed the ...
New Delhi: The BJP today termed as a grave threat to national security the "surrender and rehabilitation policy" of militants introduced by the previous Omar Abdullah government and demanded immediate scrapping of the policy. While taking part in the discussion over the Grants of Home Department in Legislative Assembly (LA), BJP MLA from Nowshera Ravinder Raina said, "the surrender and rehabilitation ...
Mumbai, March 30 (IANS) After starring in a film like "OMG: Oh My God!', which touched upon people's blind faith in god and godmen, Paresh Rawal will now be seen in "Dharam Sankat Mein" as a man in an identity crisis due to his religion. But he says he does not pick such movies to preach anything to anyone. Asked how such films will make a difference to the society, he said: "I am not here to preach ...
Tbilisi (Georgia), March 30 (IANS) Germany coach Joachim Low expressed mixed emotions after watching his side complete a 2-0 win against Georgia in a Euro 2016 football qualifier here. Strikes from forwards Marco Reus and Thomas Muller within five minutes just before the break were enough for Germany to pick up the three points from a comfortable - if not impressive - 2-0 win on Sunday. It was still ...
Hyderabad: A poultry farmer in Andhra Pradesh's Chittor district allegedly committed suicide on Sunday after a garbage truck was parked in front of his home to shame him into paying taxes.Adinarayana, 45, reportedly owed four lakhs as property tax for his poultry farm located in Punganur town.Reports quoted municipal officials as saying that Adinarayana had pleaded for more time after he missed the ...
New Delhi: The BJP today termed as a grave threat to national security the "surrender and rehabilitation policy" of militants introduced by the previous Omar Abdullah government and demanded immediate scrapping of the policy. While taking part in the discussion over the Grants of Home Department in Legislative Assembly (LA), BJP MLA from Nowshera Ravinder Raina said, "the surrender and rehabilitation ...
Islamabad, March 31 (IANS) Pakistan President Mamnoon Hussain has, on the advice of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, postponed the execution of murder convict Saulat Mirza by 30 days, Geo News reported on Monday. Death warrants were issued earlier this month for the execution of the triple-murder convict Mirza to be carried out at 5.30 a.m. on April 1 at the Machh jail in Balochistan province. Mirza ...
Islamabad, March 31 (IANS) Pakistan is holding a joint military drill with Saudi Arabia, but has remained undecided over sending troops to assist Saudi Arabia in the military campaign in Yemen, according to media reports on Monday. Pakistan Army spokesman Asim Bajwa said that the pre-scheduled joint military exercise "Samsam-5" was being held since March 19 in the Saudi Arabian city of Taif, Xinhua ...
From the happenings of recent weeks, it will be tempting to deduce that Arvind Kejriwal is a Stalinist who, like all autocrats, hates democracy and dissension and loves yes-men. That's what Prashant Bhushan will want us to believe. But the stormy story of the Aam Aadmi Party's internal crisis is far more complicated than such a black-and-white narrative. The most curious case in the entire episode ...
Merely 3 years after 1984's anti-Sikh riots, Meerut and Malyana were gripped in communal frenzy. But what took place on 22 May 1987 is beyond any iota of imagination. 42 Muslims were picked from their homes in Meerut's Hashimpura locality by Uttar Pradesh's Provincial Armed Constabulary (PAC) and killed 36 of them in cold blooded manner. A few days ago a local court acquitted all the accused in the ...
India asked Saudi Arabia on Monday to help evacuate its citizens from Yemen, where more than 4,000 Indians, over half of them nurses, are caught up in figjhting. Prime Minister Narendra Modi's office said he had spoken by telephone with King Salman of Saudi Arabia and requested Riyadh's "support and cooperation in the evacuation of Indian citizens from Yemen". King Salman assured Modi of all possible ...
(Updates with comment from defence minister, military exercises) By Mehreen Zahra-Malik ISLAMABAD, March 30 (Reuters) - Pakistan will send troops to Saudi Arabia to give military support to a coalition of mainly Gulf states fighting Yemeni Houthi rebels, a senior government official said on Monday. Largely Sunni Muslim Pakistan - a regional ally of Saudi Arabia, the Gulf's main Sunni Muslim power ...
* M&A deal lifts sentiment; UnitedHealth unit to buy Catamaran * Oil prices volatile amid potential deal with Iran * Strength in dollar could be a concern * Futures up: Dow 121 pts, S&P 10.5 pts, Nasdaq 27.75 pts (Updates prices, adds Teva deal and economic data) By Ryan Vlastelica NEW YORK, March 30 (Reuters) - U.S. stock index futures indicated a higher open on Monday, pointing to a second ...
* M&A deal lifts sentiment; UnitedHealth unit to buy Catamaran * Weakness in oil and strength in dollar could be a concern * Futures up: Dow 88 pts, S&P 9.25 pts, Nasdaq 28.25 pts By Ryan Vlastelica NEW YORK, March 30 (Reuters) - U.S. stock index futures rose on Monday, pointing to a second straight daily gain as a trio of M&A deals lifted sentiment after a recent bout of weakness. * Despite ...
Amsterdam: A monk's 1,000-year-old mummified body was discovered inside a Chinese Buddha statue after it was taken to hospital for a CT scan in the Netherlands, a media report said Monday. The body belonged to master Liuquan, a monk who lived around the year 1100 and was a member of a Chinese meditation school, British daily Mirror reported. Examining the mummy, a gastroenterologist found "all kinds ...
New York: For men who resent wearing condoms, a new non-intrusive solution is on the anvil - a birth control pill. At least two projects are in the pipeline for choking male fertility. One is H2-gamendazole that makes sperms go half-cooked. Normally, premature sperm cells grow a tail and head in the testis, but H2-gamendazole keeps them from reaching this stage of development. "If there's no sperm, ...
By Jibran Ahmad PESHAWAR, March 30 (Reuters) - A northwestern Pakistani province is taking criminal action against 70 schools that have failed to tighten security with measures such as installing barbed wire following a December high school attack that killed 132 children. The government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa made it compulsory for all schools to hire armed guards, raise the height of boundary walls ...
By Nita Bhalla MUMBAI, March 23 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Standing before a classroom packed with teenagers, Yojana Salunke begins her weekly one-hour lesson on a subject which many experts say is crucial to helping India address one of its biggest challenges - gender inequality. "Hands up all those girls who have to do housework before or after school?" Salunke asks, as every pig-tailed girl ...
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