Need to give women more importance: Modi

New Delhi, Feb 26 : There is a need to give more importance to women with increased awareness and sensitivity, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Sunday. In his radio address Mann Ki Baat, Modi said: “The whole world celebrates March 8 as Women’s Day. In India, more importance needs to be given to our […]

‘AIIMS nurse’s death due to infrastructure gap’

New Delhi, Feb 25 : The AIIMS resident doctors on Saturday said “infrastructure lacunae” in the maternity operation theatre (OT) was the main reason behind a staff nurse’s death during an operation. The doctors’ reaction comes days after AIIMS terminated one of its resident doctors following the nurse’s death during caesarean operation. The resident doctors […]

Kejriwal approves 37% hike in minimum wage, calls it ‘Holi gift’

New Delhi, Feb 25 : Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday approved around 37 per cent hike in the minimum wages and termed it a “Holi gift” for the city’s labour class. It now needs to be cleared by Lt. Governor Anil Baijal. Revision in the minimum wages are done on the recommendation of […]

DU student, who lost father in Kargil war, challenges ABVP

New Delhi, Feb 25 : A Delhi University student and daughter of an army Captain who died in the Kargil war has launched a social media campaign against the Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad – #StudentsAgainstABVP – that has gone viral on social media in the wake of the violence in Ramjas College. Gurmehar Kaur in […]

French photographer to hold exhibition over ‘redhead’ abuse

Paris, Feb 25 : A French photographer is set to hold an exhibition to highlight a prejudice known as “Gingerism”, the country’s ginger or red-haired people face, a media report said. “It’s a form of racism that has persisted for centuries,” photographer Pascal Sacleux, a red-head himself, said on Friday whose series of portraits of […]

On ground aircraft collision averted at Ahmedabad airport

Ahmedabad/New Delhi, Feb 25 : An alert air traffic controller averted an on ground collision between an IndiGo and a SpiceJet aircraft which were ferrying at least 400 passengers between them at Ahmedabad airport. The incident occurred late on Friday evening just before a SpiceJet flight was about to take-off when the alert ATC personnel […]