Mumbai hospital CEO, four medicos nabbed for kidney racket

Mumbai, Aug 10 : In a major breakthrough, the Mumbai police have arrested five medicos, including the CEO and Medical Director of the reputed L.H. Hiranandani Hospital in Powai, in connection with a racket in kidney sales, officials said. Hospital CEO Dr. Sujit Chatterjee, Medical Director Dr. Anurag Naik and three other medicos Prakash Shetty, […]

Brazil Senate meets to indict suspended President Rousseff

By Anthony Boadle Brasilia, Aug 10 : Brazil’s Senate met to vote on whether to indict President Dilma Rousseff on charges of breaking budget laws, in the long-awaited start of the trial phase of impeachment proceedings against her. With Brazil’s attention focused on the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, senators in the capital Brasilia […]

Five Mumbai hospital doctors held in kidney sale racket

Mumbai, Aug 10 : In a major swoop, Mumbai police late on Tuesday arrested five top medicos of the reputed Dr L.H. Hiranandani Hospital here in connection with a kidney sale racket. Contacted for comment, an official spokesperson for Hiranandani Group told IANS that they are conducting their own internal probe and declined comments till […]

Central government wants independent judiciary: Prasad

New Delhi, Aug 9 : Stressing that the Narendra Modi government wants an “independent judiciary” in India, Law and Justice Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Tuesday said that weaker communities must have representation in the country’s judiciary. “This government is totally dedicated to independent judiciary. We don’t wish to have any veto (power) on judiciary,” […]

Iraqi judiciary clears parliament Speaker of graft charges

Baghdad, Aug 9 : The Iraqi judiciary on Tuesday cleared parliament Speaker Salim al-Jubouri of charges of corruption based on allegations levelled against him earlier by the defence minister. “The judicial panel, tasked with examining the claims of corruption against the Speaker, decided to dismiss the case against him due to the lack of evidences,” […]

First national conference of investigation agencies on Aug 12-13

New Delhi, Aug 9 : The Bureau of Police Research and Development (BPR&D) will organise the first two-day national conference of investigation agencies on August 12-13 here to provide them an annual platform to discuss the latest laws, judgements and their implications, an official statement said. The BPR&D is organising the event in coordination with […]