Malala’s condition satisfactory, vital organs intact: Pak military

Malala’s condition satisfactory, vital organs intact: Pak military

Islamabad, Oct 14, 2012:  Pakistan’s teenage rights activist Malala Yousufzai, who was shot in the head by the Taliban, was still on ventilator at a top army hospital, though her condition was satisfactory and her vital organs were “intact and working properly”, the military said on Saturday. The condition of 14-year-old Malala, who is in […]

Khurshid returns to city amid protests by Kejriwal

Khurshid returns to city amid protests by Kejriwal

New Delhi, Oct 14 ,2012: Amid protests by Arvind Kejriwal, Law Minister Salman Khurshid today returned to the capital from abroad and said he will fight back the allegations that his NGO siphoned off money meant for disabled with sufficient proof. The Law Minister faced protests at IGI airport here this morning where activists of […]

Private buses to be off roads in Kerala from Oct 29

Private buses to be off roads in Kerala from Oct 29

Kochi, Oct 14, 2012: Private bus operators in Kerala would withdraw services from October 29 midnight demanding hike in bus fares. Briefing reporters, T Gopinath, Coordination committee general secretary, said there is need to urgently hike the bus fares in the light of increase in diesel price. “We are giving 15 more days to the […]

Milma milk price hike comes into effect

Milma milk price hike comes into effect

Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 14, 2012:  The new price of Milma milk came into effect. It has been raised by rupees five per litre. 92 percent of the profits from the price rise will go to dairy farmers who will get Rs 4.60. While the agents will get 20 paise an equal amount will go to dairy […]

Prez for amending rules for smooth functioning of Parliament

Prez for amending rules for smooth functioning of Parliament

Lucknow, Oct 13,2012: Against the backdrop of parliamentary proceedings being paralysed regularly, President Pranab Mukherjee today suggested that parliamentarians should explore possibilities of amending rules to ensure that both houses are able to transact routine business. He also suggested that department related committees of Parliament undertake post approval scrutiny of budgetary allocations, made to the […]

FIR on ‘derogatory’ comments against Mahatma Gandhi

FIR on ‘derogatory’ comments against Mahatma Gandhi

Jaipur October 13, 2012: A man was booked for allegedly posting derogatory comments on Mahatma Gandhi on social networking site Facebook. The FIR was lodged against Datar Singh Rathore hailing from Merta city in Nagaur district, who is currently staying in Gandhi Dham of Gujarat, by a local resident Vinayak Sharma last night, police said. […]

Vilappilsala issue: Panchayat President begins indefinite fast

Vilappilsala issue: Panchayat President begins indefinite fast

Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 13 ,2012: The long-drawn out garbage issue after temporary closure of waste treatment plant at Vilappilsala near here last year following protest from locals took a new turn with government installing equipment for a modern leachate plant at the site today, sparking protests from people. Vilappilsala panchayat president Shobhana Kumari began an indefinite […]

Israel attacks in Gaza Strip after rocket fire

Israel attacks in Gaza Strip after rocket fire

Jerusalem, Oct 13 ,2012: The Israeli air force launched attacks at three sites in the Gaza Strip on Saturday morning, the military said, hours after a rocket fired from the enclave exploded near a house in southern Israel. A statement from the army said that its “aircraft targeted a terror activity site in the northern […]

Govt has done their duty: Mayor

Govt has done their duty: Mayor

Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 13, 2012: Corporation mayor K Chandrika today said that the government has done their duty on Vilappilsala garbage issue. The government should see that the machinery worth crores bought for the treatment of garbage should be used without leaving it to rust,she said. The government has implemented the Kerala High Court order in […]

Govt bound to implement HC order on Vilappilsala issue: CM

Govt bound to implement HC order on Vilappilsala issue: CM

Thiruvanathapuram, Oct 13, 2012: Chief minister Oommen Chandy today said that the Government is bound to implement the HC order on Vilappilsala garbage issue. The government has not cheated the people of the area instead had tried to avoid bloodshed, he said. The court verdict was executed in Vilappilsala, said Home Minister Thiruvanchoor Radhakrishnan. The […]