Monthly Archives: September 2013

Pak teenager Malala Yousafzai honoured at Harvard – India


28  sept  2013 Pak teenager Malala Yousafzai honoured at Harvard     Agence France-Presse Malala Yousafzai speaks after receiving the Leadership in Civil Society award in New York City Cambridge: Malala Yousafzai, a Pakistani girl who survived an assassination attempt by … Continue reading

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Three convicts get bail in Godhra train carnage case – India


sept 24, 2013 Three convicts get bail in Godhra train carnage case   Ahmedabad: The Gujarat High Court granted bail to three people who were sentenced to life imprisonment in the 2002 Godhra train burning case which had triggered communal riots … Continue reading

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Four sentenced to death in gang-rape case that riveted India


23  sept  2013 Four sentenced to death in gang-rape case that riveted India nyt Photo of people gathering outside the Saket District Court in Delhi where the convicts were given death sentence New Delhi: Four men convicted of a brutal gang … Continue reading

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Swiss region bans full-face Muslim veil – India


23   sept  2013     Swiss region bans full-face Muslim veil       Islamic Central Council of Switzerland (ICCS – CCIS) member Nora Illi, one of the few Swiss women wearing the niqab, distributes flyers against a cantonal vote … Continue reading

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Karnataka plans bullet trains to Mysore, Chennai – India


16  sept  2013 Karnataka plans bullet trains to Mysore, Chennai   Bangalore: Karnataka plans to operate bullet trains from Bangalore to Mysore and Chennai, with the help of Japanese technology and funds, to decongest the city and facilitate speedy intra and … Continue reading

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Karnataka government to enforce dress code for its employees – India


15  sept  2013 Karnataka government to enforce dress code for its employees   Bangalore: Karnataka government has announced enforcement of a dress code for its employees after some of them were found to wear clothes “that did not bring any repute” … Continue reading

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Bollywood producer Boney Kapoor receives death threats – India


05  sept  2013 Bollywood producer Boney Kapoor receives death threats     File photo of Boney Kapoor Mumbai: Bollywood producer Boney Kapoor has received death threats over the phone from an unidentified person, suspected to be linked to underworld don Ravi … Continue reading

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