No need to panic, Kerala ready to tackle Nipah virus: Minister

Kozhikode (Kerala), May 21 : After three confirmed deaths due to Nipah virus (NiV) and reports of eight other patients awaited, Kerala Health Minister K.K. Shailaja on Monday said things are under control and there is no need to panic. Shailaja, who has been camping here since Sunday coordinating various teams from health and other […]

Father taught me to love and respect all: Rahul

[New Delhi: JD(S) leader and Karnataka chief minister-designate H D Kumaraswamy presents a bouquet to Congress President Rahul Gandhi as former Congress president Sonia Gandhi looks on during a meeting at latter’s residence, in New Delhi, on Monday. ( /PTI] New Delhi, May 21 : Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Monday remembered his father and […]

India test fires BrahMos cruise missile

[Balasore: BrahMos, supersonic cruise missile successfully test fired as part of service life extension program, from the Integrated Test Range (ITR), in Balasore, on Monday. ( /PTI] Bhubaneswar, May 21 : India on Monday successfully conducted the first test of the BrahMos cruise missile aimed at increasing its life from 10 to 15 years. The […]

Nothing undemocratic in BJP staking claim in Karnataka: Shah

New Delhi, May 21 : BJP President Amit Shah on Monday said that being the single-largest party in Karnataka Assembly, it was his party’s responsibility to stake claim to form the government and there was nothing “undemocratic or unethical” in it. He said if the Congress and the Janata Dal-Secular (JD-S) had not locked their […]

Housemaid’s murder: Amnesty asks government to act

New Delhi, May 21 : Rights group Amnesty International India on Monday asked the government to investigate and prosecute the accused in the gruesome murder case of the 16-year-old maid by her employer here, while calling for “progressive legislation” to protect rights of workers in the unorganised sector. The maid was killed, over two weeks […]