IMA Jewels scam: SIT seeks Interpol help to nab accused

A red corner notice against Mohammed Mansoor Khan has been sought by the Special Investigation Team (SIT), which is probing the IMA Jewels fraud case. The SIT has asked the CBI to seek the help of Interpol to nab Mohammed Mansoor Khan, the owner of the firm, who has allegedly fled to Dubai.  Continue Reading

Roshan Baig suspended from Congress for anti-party activities

The Karnataka Congress unit yesterday announced that based on the proposal by KPCC, the All India Congress Committee has approved to take action against MLA R Roshan Baig for his alleged anti-party activities and thus suspended him. Continue Reading

Doctors protest over attack on their colleagues in Kolkata

Healthcare services at private and government hospitals were badly hit in several States, including Delhi, Maharashtra, Bihar, Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan, Punjab, Kerala and Madhya Pradesh, as thousands of doctors went on strike for a day to express solidarity with their protesting colleagues who were attacked by a mob in Kolkata. Continue Reading

Cyclone Vayu changes course, unlikely to make landfall in Gujarat: IMD

Cyclone Vayu has changed its course and is unlikely to make landfall in Gujarat, but it will cause heavy rain in several coastal districts of the State, officials said today. Continue Reading

Puducherry govt gears up to tackle Nipah

The Puducherry government today said it was fully geared up to tackle Nipah in the wake of a person from neighbouring Tamilnadu being admitted with symptoms of the virus here. Continue Reading

AP to experience heat wave for next 3 days

Andhra Pradesh Weather Forecasting and Early Warning Research Centre (AWARE) yesterday warned that the State would witness extreme heat wave conditions for the next three days. This is due to delay in arrival of the southwest monsoon coupled with cyclone Vayu in the Arabian Sea. Continue Reading

NIRDPR launches initiative to help rural poor to cope with climate change

To improve the capacity of the rural poor engaged in farm-based livelihoods in order to cope with climate change in the State, an initiative was launched by the National Institute of Rural Development and Panchayati Raj (NIRDPR) in Hyderabad yesterday. Continue Reading