Month: September 2017

1993 Mumbai blasts: Death sentence to 2 convicts; Abu Salem gets life

Newsroom24x7 Staff Mumbai: The designated TADA Court here today awarded the death sentence to two 1993 Mumbai blast convicts Tahir Merchant and Firoz Khan, and life imprisonment to gangster Abu Saleem and Karimullah Khan. Another accused in this case Riyaz Siddiqui has been awarded 10 years imprisonment. Advertisements

New study suggests kidney disease may be linked to pesticide exposure

Bhavya Khullar New Delhi: Patients with chronic kidney disease have higher amounts of organochlorine pesticides in their body, a Delhi-based study has indicated. Doctors at the University College of Medical Sciences and Guru Teg Bahadur Hospital in Delhi studied 300 individuals aged 30-54 years, who visited kidney clinic between January 2014 and March 2015. Their

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India’s Nutrition Atlas goes live

Dinesh C Sharma New Delhi: India currently faces twin challenges in the nutrition sector – undernutrition manifesting in several health problems as well as increasing problem of overweight and obesity, contributing to the burden of non-communicable diseases. In order to provide a snapshot of all relevant data and information about nutrition, the Hyderabad-based National Institute

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Another day without hearing in Reservation in Promotion case: What about the ongoing injustice?

Newsroom24x7 Network New Delhi: None of the cases listed today in Supreme Court before the two Judge bench, comprising Justice Kurian Joseph and Justice R. Banumathi, could be taken up for hearing. Under the circumstances, the Bench was apprised by the advocates representing SAPAKS° on behalf of government employees belonging to the unreserved category about

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Attack on Media: People condemn cold-blooded murder of Gauri Lankesh

Newsroom24x7 Network New Delhi: Media personnel, writers, thinkers and politicians across the country have condemned the brutal cold-blooded murder of senior Kannada journalist Gauri Lankesh. Wednesday, there were protests and journalists took out candle march in many different cities. They carried placards to denounce the dastardly murder of Lankesh. Journalists have described the murder of

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Australian lamb ad: Hindus declare it offensive and racist

Newsroom24x7 Network Sydney/Melbourne/New Delhi: Hindus are raging and have dubbed a controversial ad depicting Hindu God Ganesha promoting Australian lamb with the tagline -You never lamb alone – as most offensive, insensitive and racist. //pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/js/adsbygoogle.js (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); The despicable ad, released by the Meat and Livestock Australia, shows religious deities sharing a

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Arms traffickers are active in National Capital Region: Delhi Police arrests carrier with illegal pistols

Newsroom24x7 Exclusive The Special cell of Delhi Police has seized illegal weapons in huge quantities over the last several years. Presently, the Special Cell is continuously getting information that arms traffickers were actively engaged in supplying illegal firearms in the National Capital Region (NCR).     New Delhi/Bhopal: The Special Cell of Delhi police last Saturday

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BRICS declaration: Leaders express concern on the security situation; Lashkar-e-Taiba, Jaish-e-Mohammad named as terror outfits

Newsroom24x7 Network Xiamen: The Xiamen Declaration adopted by consensus at the BRICS Summit here today expresses concern on the security situation in the region and violence caused by the Taliban, ISIL/DAISH, Al-Qaida and its affiliates including Eastern Turkistan Islamic Movement, Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan, the Haqqani network, Lashkar-e-Taiba, Jaish-e-Mohammad, TTP and Hizb ut-Tahrir. The Leaders of the

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US asks Iran to reverse religious leader Taheri’s conviction and death sentence

Newsroom24x7 Network Washington DC: The US has asked the Iranian Government to take whatever steps necessary to reverse the conviction and death sentence to Mohammad Ali Taheri, the founder of an Iranian spiritual movement. The US call comes following reports that an Iranian court has sentenced Taheri to death on charges of founding a religious

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Should babus be allowed to build a smokescreen to hide what is holding back the nation

Lalit Shastri NITI Ayog, a Government of India institution that has replaced the Planning Commission for catalysing economic development, has as CEO, Amitabh Kant, a 1980 batch re-employed IAS officer, who made a sweeping statement at the Impact Conclave in New Delhi earlier this week (30 August 2017) and dubbed seven or eight States in

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Cabinet reshuffle any time now; Rudy first to tender resignation

Newsroom24x7 Staff New Delhi: Amid talks of a Cabinet rejig, expected any day now, Union Minister for Skill Development Rajiv Pratap Rudy resigned Thursday evening. While Rudy had submitted his resignation, political circles were abuzz with talks Uma Bharti and Faggan Singh Kulaste also expressing their desire to resign. It was reported late on Thursday

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