Shocked Africans try to grapple with racist attacks

By Vishal Narayan New Delhi, March 30 : The vicious attacks on Africans in Greater Noida are a reminder of the palpable hatred, which many of us still harbour for the ‘blacks’ and which the lynching mob betrayed at the first opportunity. The incident has not only struck a mortal blow in the hearts of […]

Gujarat High Court stays summons against SRK

Ahmedabad, March 30 : The Gujarat High Court on Thursday stayed the summons issued by the Gujarat railway police against Bollywood star Shah Rukh Khan in connection with death of a youth at Vadodara railway station when the actor was promoting his film “Raees”. Shah Rukh was travelling by the August Kranti Express from Mumbai […]

US-UK alliance targets the world’s deadliest superbugs

By Kate Kelland LONDON, Mar 30 : Eleven biotech companies and research teams in Britain and the United States were awarded up to 48 million dollars in funding today to speed development of new antibiotics powerful enough to take on the world’s deadliest superbugs. The range of antimicrobial medicines able to kill the growing number […]

India assures Nigeria of action as Indian envoy summoned over attacks

Abuja/New Delhi, March 30 : India moved swiftly to assure Nigeria of action over attacks on four Nigerian students as Abuja summoned the Indian envoy to express displeasure over the incident and reminded that it was not the first such occurrence. In Abuja, Sola Enikanolaiye, the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, summoned Indian High […]

Gadkari inaugurates care centres for cancer-hit children

Mumbai, March 30 : Three dilapidated buildings of Mumbai Port Trust (MbPT) on a 1.2 acre plot, transformed into a cheerful haven within a year for children undergoing cancer treatment and were inaugurated by Union Shipping Minister Nitin Gadkari. “This is the happiest moment for me to inaugurate the child care centres. Within a year, […]

No hand baggage stamping at seven airports from April 1

New Delhi, March 30 : The CISF has decided to do away with stamping of hand baggage tags at seven major airports in the country from April 1. The Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) has chosen airports at Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Cochin and Ahmedabad for the new system to “upgrade” the security system […]