Govt extends austerity drive to autonomous bodies

Carrying forward its austerity drive to contain expenditure, the government on Tuesday restrained autonomous bodies including IITs, IIMs and universities from creating new posts and holding meetings in five-star hotels.

Austerity drive: Govt bans 5-star hotel meetings

The government banned creation of new posts in its departments and holding meetings in five-star hotels besides imposing curbs on foreign travel.

Peruvians arrested for stealing handbags from 5-star hotels

Three Peruvian nationals,
including a 71-year-old man and a middle-aged woman, were
arrested for allegedly stealing handbags of foreigners in
five-star hotels in the national capital, police said on Wednesday.