Emergency response service to be extended to all districts in Karnataka

Bengaluru, June 22 : The Karnataka government on Thursday decided to extend Namma 100, a re-christened and upgraded emergency response service Dial 100 of Bengaluru police, to all 30 districts in the state. “The emergency response service Dial 100 will be extended to all districts at an estimated cost of Rs 13.73 crore. The central […]

Patient with severe burns treated using stem cell therapy

Mumbai, June 23 : Raising hopes of new and less painful treatment for burn injuries, a 26-year-old patient with Grade 2 burn injuries was successfully treated using stem cell therapy at a city-based hospital, doctors said on Thursday. Anand Tiwari suffered burns after accidentally falling in a boiler unit while at work. He sustained Grade […]

‘GST enforcement to be lenient initially for genuine mistakes’

New Delhi, June 23 : The government announced on Thursday it will be lenient in enforcing penal laws for violations during the initial period of implementation of Goods and Services Tax (GST) regime that comes into effect from July 1. “Our intention is to have a smooth landing of GST. Intention is not to harass […]

Two cons inspired by Bollywood movie held for cheating

New Delhi, June 22 : Two criminals were arrested for cheating people on the pretext of checking at public places, police said on Thursday. Both belong to an interstate Nasir Irani gang and were inspired by Bollywood movie ‘Special 26’ to impersonate as officers of the Central Bureau of Investigation and Delhi Police Crime Branch. […]

Left leader calls for tripartite meeting to end Darjeeling impasse

Darjeeling, June 22 : Left Front Convener in Darjeeling district Jibesh Sarkar on Thursday urged for a meeting between central and West Bengal governments and the Gorkha Janmukhi Morcha (GJM) to restore peace in the state’s hills. “A tripartite meeting is needed to resolve the impasse. Neither the government’s use of force nor the indefinite […]