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Union minister Pilot held in UP, released

NEW DELHI: The Minister of State for Communications and IT, Mr Sachin Pilot was released on Sunday by the Uttar Pradesh police after a brief arrest when the Congress leader tried to make his way to Bhatta-Parsaul village in Greater Noida, but said he would get the prosecuted villagers justice.

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Ancient Indian healers portrayed in art

NEW DELHI: A reporter working the health beat has turned her focus to art and its healing effects through an exhibition that portrays some of the ancient legendary healers like Charaka, Jivaka and Susruta and various Tibetan thangka paintings.

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Couple blinded for alleged witchcraft

RAIPUR: In yet another incident of “witch hunting” in Chhattisgarh, a 45-year-old woman and her husband were attacked by a group of villagers who pierced the couple’s eyes with scissors, police said Saturday. Ten people have been arrested.

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