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Ever since the news broke regarding what one of the Delhi Dec 16 gang-rapists thought about women, a debate has gone back and forth across the country about whether he should have been interviewed in the first place. The very real question does arise - is it necessary to give a man who helped beat a woman to death after raping her and inserting an iron rod into her genitals an "interview"? While his ...
New Delhi: As a British filmmaker's interview of one of the December 16 gangrape convicts for a documentary in which he showed no remorse triggered a storm today, government took a serious view of the matter as Delhi Police lodged an FIR and secured a court order restraining the media from carrying the interview. The parents of the December 16, 2012 gangrape victim reacted angrily to the remarks made ...
Mumbai, Mar 3 (IBNS) : Tata Motors Tuesday announced the launch of a new Small Pick-up, the Tata SuperAce Mint.With its unmatchable combination of performance, ruggedness, comfort, superior ride handling, style and best-in-class cost of ownership, the Tata SuperAce Mint will maximize revenues for its owners, claimed the company. It will meet requirements of intra and intercity transport. The Tata ...
Napier, March 3 (IANS) Skipper Misbah-ul-Haq on Tuesday said the only way Pakistan can achieve success after a wobbly start to the World Cup is by thinking positive. Pakistan have won only one game against Zimbabwe after losing their opener to India and then to the West Indies. "You have to just think positive," Misbah was quoted as saying by ESPNcricinfo ahead of their Pool B clash against the United ...
New Delhi: As a British filmmaker's interview of one of the December 16 gangrape convicts for a documentary in which he showed no remorse triggered a storm today, government took a serious view of the matter as Delhi Police lodged an FIR and secured a court order restraining the media from carrying the interview. The parents of the December 16, 2012 gangrape victim reacted angrily to the remarks made ...
Jaipur: At least 40 persons, including Rajasthan Congress chief Sachin Pilot and 10 policemen, were injured today when police tried to stop party workers who attempted to 'gherao' the Assembly to protest against Centre's ordinance on land acquisition Act. "At least 10 policemen and as many Congress workers, including Sachin Pilot, were injured," the police said. PCC spokesperson Archan Sharma said, ...

China road mishap kills 20

2015-03-04 00:02:00

Beijing, Mar 3 (IBNS) At least 20 people were killed in a road mishap at Linzhou City in Central China's Henan Province on Tuesday, media reports said.According to reports, 13 others were injured as a coach fell off a cliff. The bus was carrying the staff of a local opera troupe when the accident occurred in Linzhou, under the jurisdiction of Anyang City, according to the municipal government of ...
Dhaka, March 3 (IANS) Bangladesh's ruling party Awami League on Tuesday said "proper legal procedure" will be followed for the arrest of former prime minister Khaleda Zia. Party spokesperson Mahbub-Ul Alam Hanif, who is also the joint general secretary, said in a programme in Chandpur district that they expected law enforcers to complete due process and arrest her at the appropriate time, bdnews24.com ...
Ever since the news broke regarding what one of the Delhi Dec 16 gang-rapists thought about women, a debate has gone back and forth across the country about whether he should have been interviewed in the first place. The very real question does arise - is it necessary to give a man who helped beat a woman to death after raping her and inserting an iron rod into her genitals an "interview"? While his ...
There may be a deeper and more unsettling reason for Rahul Gandhi's present farewell to active politics than the explanation that he has gone away to mull over the factors which led to the Congress's recent electoral reverses. Even the reticent and reclusive heir apparent cannot be unaware that a spell far away from the madding crowd will not be long enough for him, or anyone else, to understand ...
MUMBAI (Reuters) - Maharashtra has extended a ban on killing cows to bulls and bullocks, a state government source said, in a blow to meat traders who are now considering legal action. President Pranab Mukherjee on Monday give his assent to the long-pending Maharashtra Animal Preservation Bill, making it a law and drawing cheers from the state government led by the Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata ...
By Aditi Shah NEW DELHI/MUMBAI (Reuters) - London's landmark Grosvenor House hotel has been put up for sale after its owner, part of troubled Indian conglomerate Sahara which has been trying to raise funds for its jailed boss Subrata Roy, was placed into administration by creditors. Consultant Deloitte said on Tuesday it had been appointed administrator of Sahara Grosvenor House Hospitality Ltd, ...
(Updates to afternoon, commentary) * Auto sales fall short of expectations * Netanyahu warns Obama against Iran deal * Technology stocks fall after Nasdaq milestone * Indexes off: Dow 0.47 pct, S&P 0.45 pct, Nasdaq 0.56 pct By Sinead Carew NEW YORK, March 3 (Reuters) - U.S. stocks finished down on Tuesday, a day after the S&P and Dow hit records, and the Nasdaq retreated with technology ...
(Updates to afternoon, commentary) * Auto sales fall short of expectations * Netanyahu warns Obama against Iran deal * Technology stocks fall after Nasdaq milestone * Indexes off: Dow 0.45 pct, S&P 0.48 pct, Nasdaq 0.64 pct By Sinead Carew NEW YORK, March 3 (Reuters) - U.S. stocks fell on Tuesday, a day after S&P and Dow hit records and Nasdaq retreated after hitting a 15-year milestone ...
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, ...
India is a political democracy, but India's society is not democratic. That has been a hypothesis offered by many social scientists. Now there is empirical proof–from India's hope for the future, its school and college students: 65% school children "don't know" that they are citizens of India 65% of college students disapprove of boys and girls from different religions meeting in public places 44% ...
By Nita Bhalla NEW DELHI, Jan 27 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - U.S. President Barack Obama raised the issue of women's rights as he ended a visit to India on Tuesday, saying that if countries wanted to develop effectively, they must educate and empower their daughters as much as their sons. "We know from experience that nations are more successful when their women are successful," said Obama, ...
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