NEW DELHI - The Delhi government was Wednesday directed by the Delhi High Court to pay Rs.3 lakh as interim compensation to the kin of a vegetable vendor who was injured in a road accident and died in an ambulance after being refused admission by one hospital after another.
BHOPAL - In an unprecedented expression of anger, about 3,000 tribal women Wednesday demonstrated in Barwani before the district collector and the superintendent of police.
KOLKATA - Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee Wednesday asked her party-run Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) board to bring sex workers and their children under a mediclaim policy.
SILIGURI - Clashes, road blockade and thin traffic marked the first day of the 27-day phased strike called by the Gorkha Jana Mukti Morcha (GJM) in the three hill sub-divisions of Darjeeling district to pressurise the central government into accepting their demand for a separate Gorkhaland state.
Ajman, Jan 12 (IANS/WAM) The foundation stone for a sports complex of the Indian Association was laid Wednesday in Ajman in the presence of M.K. Lokesh, Indian Ambassador to the United Arab Emirates (UAE).