Punjab Congress raises stink over EVMs, Badal says get them from London

By Jaideep Sarin Chandigarh, Sep 28 : Punjab’s opposition Congress and the ruling Shiromani Akali Dal-Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) alliance are not only fighting it out on the ground for next year’s assembly elections but on the technology front too. The Congress, which has been out of power in the state for nearly a decade, […]

Indian eye-care provider screens 600,000 cases over 6 years in Africa

By Francis Kokutse Accra, Sep 28 : Headquartered in Bengaluru, Dr Agarwal’s Eye Hospital has over the past six years screened about 600,000 cases across 15 countries in Africa and conducted over 50,000 operations, its Managing Director, Sundaresan Rajagopalan, has said. “The cost of eye-care at our facility is just a fraction of the cost […]

Saamana cartoonist says sorry for hurting Maratha sentiments

Mumbai, Sep 28 : Saamana caricaturist Shreenivas Prabhudesai on Wednesday expressed regret over an objectionable cartoon which led to a storm of protests from the Maratha community, including attacks on the newspaper’s office and printing press. In a statement published by Saamana Group, Prabhudesai said the cartoon was not intended to hurt the sentiments of […]

Shocked over friend’s death in accident, youth commits suicide

Hyderabad, Sep 28 : A youth committed suicide after his childhood friend died before his eyes in a road accident here on Wednesday, police said. The tragic incident occurred in the early hours of the day near Moosapet in Kukatpally when the two friends , who were on a motorbike, met with an accident. G. […]

The king of Afghan Jihad is back, he was also the terror of Kashmir

ePaper Version: By Ajit Chak: Backed by the USA and Pakistan one of the most notorious figures of the Afghan jihad, Gulbuddin Hekmatyar a former Afghan Prime Minister and Taliban warlord is back in Afghanistan and it is bad news for India. Even as India focuses on minor issues like pellet guns and the fiery […]