Day: October 12, 2018

Maneka proposes to set up committee of legal experts to look into #MeToo cases

    open view web desk New Delhi, Oct 12:  The Women and Child Development Ministry plans to set up a panel of legal experts to look into the allegations of sexual harassment that have surfaced in the #MeToo campaign, minister Maneka Gandhi said Friday, asserting that she believes […]

From ‘problem child’ to ‘prodigy’? LSD turns 75

Lysergic acid diethylamide was labelled a “problem child” by the man who discovered its hallucinogenic properties in 1943: as it turns 75, the drug known as LSD may now be changing its image. The late Swiss chemist Albert Hofmann famously learned of LSD’s psychedelic effects when he inadvertently […]

Germany to extradite suspect in Bulgarian journalist killing ‘soon’

A German court said Friday that a man suspected of the rape and murder of Bulgarian television journalist Viktoria Marinova would be extradited to Bulgaria in the coming days. “The extradition of the accused can be expected soon,” the superior regional court in Celle said in a statement. […]

Exclusive: Top brewers in India raided by antitrust watchdog CCI in price-fixing probe – sources

MUMBAI – The Competition Commission of India (CCI) raided the offices of three top beer companies on Thursday as part of an investigation of price-fixing allegations, three sources with direct knowledge of the matter told Reuters Search and seizure operations were conducted at dawn by the CCI at […]

Govt ‘suppressing dissent’ in response to issues like Rafale, depreciating rupee: Chidambaram

New Delhi, Oct 12: Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram Friday said the government’s response to issues such as the Rafale deal charges, falling markets and the depreciating rupee is to “suppress dissent. The opposition led by the Congress has been accusing the government of benefiting Anil Ambani’s Reliance Defence […]

About time everyone learns to treat women with respect, dignity: Rahul on MeToo

New Delhi, Oct 12: Congress president Rahul Gandhi Friday came out in support of the #MeToo movement, saying it was about time that everyone learns to treat women with respect and dignity. He also said he is happy that the space for those who don’t treat women with respect […]

Deep Depression over Odisha; Very Severe Cyclonic Storm, ‘LUBAN’ over west central Arabian Sea

open view web desk Deep Depression over Odisha   The Deep Depression over Odisha moved east-northeastwards in past six hours with a speed of 8 kmph, and lay centred at 0530 hrs IST of today, the 12th October 2018 over Odisha near latitude 20.4°N and longitude 84.6°E, 30 km […]

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