Lastnight Home: HIV-affected family spends 20 days on railway platform

HIV-affected family spends 20 days on railway platform

Jodhpur: Evicted out of their home, miseries of a HIV-affected family did not end with their finding of a new house in a locality here as their neighbours, following discovery of their disease, beat them up and threw them out of the area. The family of six, including four children, was forced out of their home on November 6 after an NGO worker allegedly made it public to the neighbours that four of them were HIV positive. The family wandered on roads before making a railway platform their home for over 20 days, official said.

30 anti-nuke activists held

Chennai: A group of 30 activists from Kerala, who had visited Idinthakarai village, the epicentre of anti-Kudankulam nuclear power agitations, were detained by the Tamil Nadu Police while they were returning on Saturday evening. Those arrested included the presidents of Tamil Nadu and Kerala units of Jamaat-e-Islami, leaders of Solidarity Youth Movement and two women activists, said leaders of the People's Movement Against Nuclear Energy.

Cold wave continues in Himachal Pradesh

Shimla: The intense cold wave sweeping large parts of Himachal Pradesh continued on Saturday as mercury dropped to minus 3.6 degree in Keylong and minus 2 degree in tribal districts of Lahaul, Spiti and Kalpa.

Sachan's widow moves court

Lucknow: Late deputy chief medical officer Y S Sachan's widow on Saturday moved a court here opposing the CBI's closure report in which it was claimed that the officer had killed himself inside the prison.

Model gets bail in murder case

Mumbai: Seven months after her arrest in murder case of senior citizen Arun Tikku, model Simran Sood secured bail from a local court. A sessions court granted her bail on Friday on condition that she furnish a bail bond and surety of Rs one lakh.

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