No case of wild polio virus in 2 years: Azad

‘Immunization campaign for polio eradication to start from Jan 20’

New Delhi, Jan 13: Union Health and Family Welfare Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad said Sunday that there has been no case of wild polio virus in India in two years.After the launch of NID Polio Round 2013 by the President Pranab Mukherjee who administered polio drops, Azad said that India completed two More

'Law not in favour of disclosing identity of rape victim'

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

Kochi, Jan 13: Union Law minister Ashwani Kumar today said that the law as it currently stands is not in favour of disclosing the identity of the rape victim. "The law today supports the view that the identity of the rape victim should not be disclosed and there are good reasons for that.. Certain More

6 arrested in new rape of bus passenger

AGENCIES

New Delhi, Jan 13: Police said they arrested six men on Saturday in another gang rape of a bus passenger, four weeks after a deadly attack on a student on a moving bus in the capital that outraged whole India and led to calls for tougher rape laws.Police officer Raj Jeet Singh said a 29-year-old More

Juvenile delinquency on rise

33,887 minors arrested in 2011

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

New Delhi, Jan 13: Over 33,000 juveniles, mostly between the age group of 16 to 18, have been arrested for crimes like rape and murder across the country in 2011, the highest in last decade.According to a Home Ministry data, of the total of 33,387 juveniles apprehended in 2011, 21,657 were in More

Shiv Sena workers protest against Pak hockey players

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

Mumbai, Jan 13: Workers of the Shiv Sena on Sunday gathered at the Bombay Hockey Association (BHA) stadium in Mumbai on Sunday to protest against the Pakistani hockey players, who are in India to participate in Hockey India League. The players were reportedly escorted away from the stadium where they More

Pakistan agrees to hold flag meet with India

LOC FLARE-UP

AGENCIES

New Delhi, Jan 13: A day after the Indian Air Force (IAF) chief said India may have to "look at some other options" if Pakistan continues to violate the ceasefire on the Line of Control with impunity, Pakistan on Sunday agreed to hold first Brigadier-level flag meet on Monday.  Army’s Udhampur More

Delhi baby rescued from Jammu

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

New Delhi, Jan 13: A man and his live-in partner have been arrested from Udhampur in Jammu and Kashmir for allegedly kidnapping a one-year-old baby girl from here four days ago, police said today.Shyamlal alias Mahender, 25 and Babita, 35, both hailing from village Bhatiwadi Garh in Udhampur and More

'Fresh firing by Pakistan troops on eve of flag meeting'

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

Jammu/New Delhi, Jan 13: Pakistani troops violated the ceasefire yet again firing at Indian posts in the Poonch sector of Jammu and Kashmir this evening even as the two sides prepared for a flag meeting of top commanders tomorrow to defuse tension along the Line of Control (LoC).The fresh firing More

British scribe Yvonne Ridley says visa denied to her

Was To Attend Jamaat Conference

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

Hyderabad, Jan 13: Award-winning British journalist Yvonne Ridley, who was scheduled to address the Spring of Islam conference organised by the Jamaat-e-Islami Hind (JIH) here, has claimed that the Indian government refused to give her a visa. In a post on her Facebook page, Ridley blamed More

DIKSHIT SLAMS DELHI POLICE FOR INSENSITIVE APPROACH

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

New Delhi, Jan 13: The protests on the streets of the capital after the gangrape "rang the bell for everyone to wake up", Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit has said, attacking the Delhi Police for its insensitive approach that has bred lack of faith in the people towards the force. She also suggested More

Released from jail, man rapes, kills minor girl

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

Shirdi, Jan 13: A 32-year-old man, who was released from jail for his good behaviour after serving sentence in a rape and murder case of a minor girl, was again arrested for allegedly raping and killing a girl here, police said today.Sunil Suresh alias Pappu Salve was arrested yesterday for allegedly More

  • Kashmir

JKLF prog: 55 persons court arrest on concluding day

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, Jan 13: The Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front’s ‘Jail Bharo Programme’ concluded here on Sunday. About 50 persons—including Front leaders, relatives of incarcerated Kashmiris and relatives of More



  • Srinagar City

Premature babies to get free therapy at GB Pant Hospital

Srinagar, Jan 13: Valley’s lone pediatric specialty, G.B. Pant Hospital has started free surfactant replacement therapy for newborn babies suffering with respiratory distress syndrome (RDS).  Officials More




  • Jammu

Avail benefit from govt schemes: Dy CM to people

Jammu, Jan 13: Calling upon people to avail maximum assistance from different schemes launched by the government, Deputy Chief Minister Tara Chand said that various central and state funded initiatives More



  • South Asia

LoC skirmishes: Civil society voices concern

Urges India, Pakistan To Strengthen Peace Process

NISAR AHMED THOKAR

Islamabad, Jan 13: Voicing its concern over the recent skirmishes between Indian and Pakistani troops along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir, civil society representatives here Sunday said More



  • World

Mubarak, sons to be retried over killing of protesters

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

Cairo, Jan 13: An Egyptian court today accepted former president Hosni Mubarak's appeal against his life sentence and ordered his retrial and that of his sons over the killing of hundreds of pro-democracy More



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