Girl dies of dengue; Fortis charges Rs 18 lakh from family

Gurugram , Nov 21 : In a shocking case, the parents of a seven-year-old girl, who died of dengue after undergoing treatment at the Fortis Hospital here, were allowed to take their daughter’s dead body after paying the exorbitant bill of Rs 18 lakh. Residents of West Delhi’s Dwarka, the parents of the deceased have […]

Karnataka CM tells Haryana to act against those threatening Deepika

Bengaluru, Nov 21 : Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah has urged the Haryana government to act against fringe elements threatening to bodily harm Bollywood actor Deepika Padukone for her lead role in Hindi film “Padmavati”. “I have asked Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar to take strict action against those threatening to harm Deepika, as she […]

SC stays NGT order on new approach to Vaishno Devi temple

New Delhi, Nov 20 : The Supreme Court on Monday stayed the National Green Tribunals order to direct the Vaishno Devi temple authorities to open a new approach road for use by pedestrians and battery-operated vehicles from November 24. Issuing a notice, a bench of Justice Madan B. Lokur and Justice Deepak Gupta stayed the […]

Congress second list of 13 nominees for Gujarat polls has four replacements

New Delhi, Nov 20 : The Congress on Monday released a second list of 13 candidates for the first phase of Gujarat elections scheduled on December 9, including four new contestants in place of candidates announced earlier. The party has now fielded Bhikhabhai Joshi in place of Amit Thummar in Junagarh, Jaish Patel instead of […]

India’s UN envoy meeting Security Council, General Assembly heads on ICJ election

By Arul Louis United Nations, Nov 20 : India’s Permanent Representative Syed Akbaruddin on Monday morning met presidents of the Security Council, Sebastiano Cardi, and the General Assembly, Miroslav Lajcak, ahead of the deadlocked world court election scheduled for later in the day, Lajcak’s Spokesperson Brenden Varma said. They also met British Permanent Representative Matthew […]

Nilekanis donate half of wealth to philanthropy

Bengaluru, Nov 20 : Infosys co-founder and Non-Executive Chairman Nandan Nilekani and his wife Rohini Nilekani have pledged to donate half of their wealth to philanthropy. The Nilekanis had announced their decision to donate their wealth through a letter on November 8 that was put up on the website of ‘The Giving Pledge’. Nandan Nilekani, […]