Despite being friends for years, Emerson and Langlet would never have imagined of sharing this in common. Both, fishermen, now share a death sentence pronounced by the Sri Lankan High Court for allegedly trafficking drugs.
When a young wife in Bangalore approached the police to file criminal charges against her husband this month, she explained how her suspicions had mounted during the months after their arranged marriage.
Bangalore, Garden City, Pensioners' Paradise, IT capital of India...the capital of Karnataka has many names. Now coming full circle, it will go back to being Bengaluru, now that the Centre has cleared a long-standing demand of the state.
Five Indian fishermen from Tamil Nadu have been given death sentence by a Sri Lankan court on charges of drug peddling. The men have 15 days in which to appeal against the order in a higher court. Both the Central and state governments say they will continue to fight the case.
Very soon, traffic will have to stop in Bangalore for a coming ambulance. The city, which recently provided a green corridor for the transport of a human heart for transplant, wants to give a permanent priority to ambulances. And even VIP vehicles would have to stop for them.
For a drink in Kerala, you can go to a heritage or luxury hotel but nearly 700 bars across the state will have to shut down immediately, the High Court today said, backing the state government's "no-liquor" policy.
Reported by Uma Sudhir |
Wednesday October 29, 2014, Guntur
"What's on your mind" must be answered very carefully on Facebook, as a man in Andhra Pradesh discovered today. He has been arrested for posting, three days after Cyclone Hudhud devastated the city of Visakhapatnam - "I love you Hudhoodh. For nature having selectively punished those who cheated - feeling God is there".
More than 450 scientists and policymakers from around the world will discuss ways and means to tackle climate change and disaster management at a conference to be held here from Feb 26-28, 2015, it was announced here on Wednesday.
A flood alert has been sounded in a few areas of Coimbatore, Tiruppur and Karur district of Tamil Nadu as 30,000 cusecs of surplus water from the Amaravathi Dam in the Tiruppur district have been discharged into the Amaravathi River.