Schoolgirls in Mumbai, India, offer prayers Wednesday for victims killed in a Taliban attack on a military-run school in Peshawar, Pakistan, Dec. 17. The terrorist attack on a Pakistani school Tuesday continues to evoke a global outcry. Even the Taliban in Afghanistan has condemned the Taliban group in Pakistan that took credit for slaughtering 148 people, of whom 132 were children.
Santosh is thrilled at being the first Indian at Dakar. India's finest racing champ has come back strong from his crash at Abu Dhabi in 2013, which left him with 3rd degree burns to chart out an amazing journey.
Nagpur: The proposed Navi Mumbai international airport in Kopra-Panvel will begin operations from 2019, Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis told the Legislative Council on Thursday. The process of getting permits from various departments shall be completed by January 2015 and the first phase of this airport will start functioning from 2019, Fadnavis said replying to a calling attention motion brought by members Sanjay Datta, Bhai Jagtap, Husnabai Khalife, Sharad Ranpise and Dipti Choudhary.
An Indian soldier aims his weapon towards The Taj Mahal Hotel during the 2008 terror attacks in Mumbai, which killed 166 people and was blamed on the Pakistani militant group Lashkar-e-Taiba A court in Pakistan on Thursday granted bail to Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi, the man accused of masterminding the 2008 terror attacks in Mumbai, lawyers told AFP. The 60-hour siege on India's economic capital left 166 people dead and was blamed on the banned Pakistani militant group Lashkar-e-Taiba.
An antiterrorism court in Islamabad has granted bail to a man accused of masterminding the 2008 terrorist attacks in Mumbai, India. The court on December 18 directed Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi to pay surety bonds worth about $5,000 before his release on bail.
The 10th Indian Car of the Year award was announced in Mumbai yesterday , as 2015 Hyundai Elite i20. Dr. Raghupati Singhania, Chairman & Managing Director of JK Tyre & Industries Limited, and Bob Rupani, Chairman of ICOTY 2015 made the announcement and presented the Indian Car of the Year award to Hyundai Motor India team.
Aditi Hardikar, the newly appointed Associate Director of Public Engagement at the White House Office of Public Engagement, says she is proud to honour her parents' sacrifices by giving back to her community and country. diti Hardikar will be the White House's primary liaison to the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender community and the Asian American and Pacific Islander community.
During the eight nights of Chanukah, we're taking a trip around the world to explore how your donations and our global partnerships improve lives each and every day... And, on this 1st night of Chanukah, your gelt is in India! And recently, more than 4,000 Jews in Mumbai, India participated in the first ever Limmud program, an all-day Jewish learning experience, thanks to our local Cleveland community's support.
A four-year-old girl was allegedly raped by a non teaching employee of a school in suburban Bhandup, triggering protests by a group of people who vandalised the school property, police said. The junior KG student was sexually abused by one Kesari Upadhyay, a non-teaching staff, in a toilet in the school on December 9. The girl later informed her family about the offence, police said.
Low-cost Indian airline SpiceJet grounded all flights Wednesday after oil companies stopped supplies of jet fuel to the financially beleaguered carrier. No SpiceJet flights had taken off Wednesday and passengers were making arrangements to shift to other airlines, a Delhi airport official said speaking on condition of anonymity because he was not authorized to speak to the media.
A leading Pakistani radical suspected of masterminding one of the deadliest terror attacks ever in South Asia issued a statement Tuesday condemning the attack on a school in Peshawar in which more than 140 people, mostly children, were killed. In a lengthy Urdu statement posted on the website of his ostensibly charitable Jamaat-ud-Dawa organization, Hafiz Mohammad Saeed said Islam was a religion of peace and that the killing of women and children during jihad is forbidden.
American couple - Chris and Marilyn Kennedy - have been travelling all over India with a microscope, to create awareness about natural methods of farming. Now, they are in Mumbai to elaborate on how city dwellers can promote natural farming methods by just asking questions about the source of their food The next time you buy vegetables, pause to ask your vendor of its origins.
It is difficult to find words to express the sheer horror of the attack on the Army Public School in Peshawar, Pakistan. Killing helpless children is perhaps the lowest to which people who call themselves freedom fighters and holy warriors can descend to.
Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature. Please read our Legal Terms & Policies Indians have shown compassionate solidarity for their neighbouring country in the wake of horrific massacre in which Taliban gunmen killed more than 140 students and teachers at a Pakistan army-run school.
Closed circuit televisions inside the school and its periphery, a few security guards and a gate: these are the only things protecting Mumbai's schools from criminal or terror strikes. This is despite a ministry of home affairs circular issued by the education department and police in 2011 which mandated the schools to increase the security and deal with a possible threat.
On December 16, two years ago, a horrific incident - that has come to be known as the Nirbhaya Case - took place, that jolted even the most apathetic Indian. Over the last few years, more rape cases are being reported, at least in urban areas, and the country that used to pride itself on its sabhyata, had to confront its own uncivilised self.
Punjab BJP leader Swaran Salaria was on Tuesday booked on the charge of rape following a complaint by an air hostess with Air India. The case was registered against the businessman-cum-politician under sections 376 , 420 and 506 of the Indian Penal Code at the Vakola police station, Mumbai.
After Fawad Khan, it's his co-star Mahira Khan from the TV show 'Humsafar' who is ready to make a foray into the Indian Film Industry with Shah Rukh Khan's upcoming movie ' Raees '. The Pakistani actress, who made her film debut opposite singer-actor Atif Aslam in Shoaib Mansoor's 2011 social drama, 'Bol', will be making her Bollywood debut with SRK's movie.
Ranging from 18 years old to as young as six years old, the children, mostly from Bihar, had been sold off by their poor parents and were to be forced into labour at zari and leather purse factories in the city and suburbs 83 BOYS were rescued from being forced into working as labourers in factories dotting the city and its suburbs. The massive rescue operation yesterday was realised at Lokmanya Tilak Terminus railway station, after an NGO received a tip-off about them being brought to the city from Bihar.
Mumbai's iconic The Taj Mahal Palace & Tower hotel was opened to guests on December 16 today in 1903. On this occasion we take a look at some interesting facts about Jamsedji Tata's finest architectural contribution to Mumbai... Built 21 years before the Gateway of India , the Taj Mahal Palace & Tower is considered Mumbai's first harbour landmark.
Following preliminary investigations, National Investigation Agency officials have concluded that West Bengal youth Mehdi Masroor Biswas, 24, who allegedly operated pro-Islamic State Twitter handle @shamiwitness, was not directly involved in recruiting Indian youths for the terror outfit in Syria and Iraq. Mehdi was quizzed on Saturday and Sunday by NIA officials from Mumbai probing the IS recruitment case, that was registered on November 28 following the return of Areeb Majeed, one of the four Indian IS recruits.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has cleared $19 billion of arms procurement proposals since taking power in May, almost double India's spending on weapons in the last fiscal year as he tries to modernize the country's military. The blitz of 41 approvals spans heavy guns to submarines as Modi seeks to counter China's rising military heft and take a firmer stance on border disputes with Pakistan.