Journalists protest against media attack in Gujarat

Ahmedabad: Journalists protested against the attack on media by Asaram Bapu’s followers on Saturday following Friday’s violence in Sabarmati. Protests against spiritual guru, Asaram Bapu, turned violent in Ahmedabad on Friday. Blaming the spiritual guru’s ashram for the death of two boys whose bodies were found almost three-weeks-ago near the […]

Indian doctor couple banned in Oz from running aged nursing homes: Signed death certificate without autopsy

Approved provider status revoked An Adelaide company owned by a husband and wife doctor team has been prevented from running Commonwealth-funded nursing homes. Bresant Pty Ltd – owned and directed by Dr Jagdish Saraf and Dr Madhu Saraf – operated the Brighton Aged Care until March this year when the […]

Indo-US N-deal: After divorce, dirty linen

New Delhi, July 8: Left parties today began preparations to target the UPA government, starting with efforts to defeat a confidence motion in the House and a nation-wide campaign from next week. As the four Left parties snapped their ties of four years and 47 days with the Centre, they […]

Left parties withdraw support to UPA government

From Rajeev Sharma in New Delhi New Delhi, July 8: Four Left parties (CPI-M, CPI, RSP and Forward Bloc) have withdrawn support to the UPA government led by the Congress. The Left parties withdrawal on the issue of Indo-US nuclear pact (opposed by the Left parties) came after many days […]

Pak student sues for ‘slavery’: $200 for 158 hours security work: The Age

Ben Schneider July 7, 2008 AN INTERNATIONAL student who was paid just $1.26 an hour for more than 150 hours work as a security guard at the Australian Open tennis is suing several companies for being treated like a “slave”. Pakistani student Faisal Durrani, 23, who wants to become a […]