Parents arrested for pushing daughter into Devadasi system in Karnataka

In a shocking incident parents pushed their 21-year-old daughter into the Devadasi system in the Koppala district of Karnataka, police said. On Friday, the police said they have arrested the parents Yamanurappa Mundhalamani, Huligevva Mundhalamani, and two others Mookavva Harijan, and Hanumappa Harijan. The incident took place at Chilawadagi village in May this year. As per the […]

IIT Madras researchers devise method to detect petroleum

The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras researchers have developed a statistical approach that can characterize subsurface rock structure and detect petroleum and hydrocarbon reserves. The method proposed was successful in providing critical information on the rock type distribution and hydrocarbon saturation zones in ‘Tipam formation’ located in the Upper […]

Amit Shah to launch Jana Biswas Rath Yatra in Tripura

Focusing upon the upcoming Assembly Election in Tripura, Union Home Minister Amit Shah will inaugurate Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Jana Biswas Rath Yatra in the state. Tripura BJP will start Jana Biswas Rath Yatra programme to strengthen the party support base in the state. Tripura BJP president Rajib Bhattacharya said, “Keeping the focus on the upcoming Assembly elections […]

WHO asks China to share specific, real-time data on Covid situation

World Health Organization chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus met with Chinese officials and again asked for specific and real-time data on the epidemiological situation in China, according to the statement released by the WHO website. In the high-level meeting, WHO asked for more genetic sequencing data, data on disease impact including […]

Mizoram: Assam Rifles recovers drugs worth Rs 6.66 crore, four held

In a joint operation carried out with the Excise and Narcotics department, Aizwal, Assam Rifles apprehended four persons and recovered 20000 Methamphetamine tablets worth Rs. 6,66,60,000 in Aizawl District’s Tuikhurhlu area. As per the officual press release from the Assam Rifles, two vehicles (Hyundai Grand i10 MZ 05A8395 and Maruti Ciaz MZ O1T 5265) were also […]