RTI alert to AIIMS
New Delhi, Jan. 17 (PTI): The health ministry has told the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) that RTI applications related to the Prime Ministers health should not be handled by the institute. Rather, such queries should be forwarded to the ministry so that suitable replies could be provided.
The governments decision to invite Dr Rama Kant Panda of Mumbai-based Asian Heart Institute to perform bypass surgery on Manmohan Singh at AIIMS in 2009 had led to a number of RTI queries.
New Delhi (PTI): The advanced version of indigenously developed battle tank Arjun will be ready for trials in June, which could lead to its induction in the army, DRDO officials said.
Mogadishu (AFP): Fourteen Indian sailors convicted of illegally exporting charcoal from areas controlled by Somalias Shebab rebels have been freed after paying fines, an official said. The crew was arrested last week by the Somalian coastguard while transporting charcoal from Kismayo, the countrys southern port.
Panchkula (PTI): A Maruti showroom was robbed of around Rs 15-20 lakh in Panchkula, Haryana and the security guard killed on Sunday night, police said. The showroom employees found the body of the guard, Parshuram, lying in a nearby car.
Ghaziabad (PTI): A public school has been sealed by the Ghaziabad Development Authority as no school can be allowed to run in a residential colony on a plot measuring 600 square yards or more without an accepted map, officials said. The school had not taken action on the notices sent to it earlier, they added.