Maldives to replace foreign workers with locals

The Maldives government is looking to replace a large number of expatriate workers within a year in order to promote jobs for citizens, a media report said.

Choppers evacuating stranded tourists, locals in Kinnaur

Rescue operations to evacuate stranded people in Himachal Pradesh`s Kinnaur district were underway on Friday.

Govt to hire locals in areas having Naxal activity

Karnataka govt. decided
to hire qualified locals to fill vacancies
in nine taluks, where there is Naxal activity, as
govt. servants have refused to join.

Locals to intensify stir against Jaitapur N-plant

Locals have threatened to intensify
their agitation against the proposed nuclear power plant at
Jaitapur in Maharashtra`s Ratnagiri district.

J&K: Locals, police clash over power shortage

Locals protesting power shortage
on Thursday clashed with police in north Kashmir`s Baramulla
district, officials said.

Orissa: Locals rescue abducted businessman

Residents of Brahmabarada in Jajpur district rescued a businessman and his aide who were kidnapped by criminals on Wednesday night, police said.

Locals block Rahul Gandhi`s cavalcade

Demanding Fursatganj to be
made a schedule stop of an intercity express, residents of the
area on Wednesday blocked cavalcade of senior Congress leader Rahul

Nursery student killed in road mishap; locals turn violent

A five-year-old student was
killed and two others injured when a speeding dumper hit them
while they were crossing a road in outer Delhi`s Aman Vihar
area on Friday, police said.

Municipal polls will affect Meghalaya locals: Organisations

Eleven organisations on Thursday said
the planned municipal elections in Meghalaya will affect the
local tribes.

Two fatally hit by train in Mumbai; locals disrupt services

Two persons were killed and another was injured on Sunday when a speeding train hit them, triggering protests that led to disruption of services on the Central Railway, police said.

Constable stabbed to death, locals stage protest

A police constable was allegedly stabbed to death and robbed of his motorcycle
following which the villagers held demonstration and blocked the Meerut-Karnal highway, police said on Tuesday.

PM meets locals hit hard by cloudburst

With tears in their eyes, women and
children narrated their woes to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh
who gave them a patient hearing during his visit to a relief
camp set up for cloudburst and flash flood victims here Tuesday.

Rare 3.6-magnitude quake shakes Washington DC

A rare 3.6-magnitude quake
rattled Washington and the surrounding area.

89% locals employed with industries: Maha govt

Maharashtra Industries Minister
Rajendra Darda today claimed that 89 per cent of local people
have got priority in jobs in the state.

Rains lash Mumbai, Railway and road traffic hit

Heavy rains have led to long traffic jams in several areas of Mumbai.

CRPF recruits from naxal-hit states to win locals

The CRPF, mainly involved in
anti-naxal operations, has recruited nearly 2,300 men and
women in its constabulary from states affected by left wing
extremism in a bid to win the trust of locals.

We are carrying out development activities for locals: ITBP

The Indo-Tibetan Border
Police (ITBP) Saturday said it was successfully manning the
Indo-China border and carrying out several development
activities for the locals.

Locals thrash Maoists for trying to set bus ablaze

Two Maoists lawmakers were roughed up by locals when they tried to set a bus filled with passengers on fire along the Pasang Lhamu High Way in W.Kathmandu.