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  • Mumbai: 44-year-old arrested for stalking woman advocate for 2 months 4 days ago

    Mumbai: A 44-year-old man has been arrested for stalking a 26-year-old advocate in Mumbai. The accused is a slum dweller from Badhwar park in Cuffe Parade. He had reportedly been stalking the lady for the past two months. After being constantly followed, the woman had approached the police with...
  • Watch: India day parade in New York August 17, 2014

    The 34th India day parade was on Sunday held in New York city marking India's 68th Independence day. The parade organised by the Federation of Indian Associations features close to 40 floats, 20 marching groups and 6 professional bands. ...
  • Harish Rawat seeks Centre's help to clear farmers' dues August 16, 2014

    Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat on Friday asked the Centre to extend adequate help to the state government to help clear the dues of sugarcane growers saying that showing regard to farmers was tantamount to honouring the country's Independence. Unfurling the national tricolour at the Parade Ground to mark Independence Day,...
  • News 360: 6-year-old raped in Bangalore school, protests follow July 17, 2014

    In a horrific crime that shocked the nation, a 6-year-old girl was raped inside an international school's premises, allegedly by two staff members. The incident took place on July 2 and a complaint was filed by the child's parents on Tuesday. The school authorities have refused to take any responsibility...
  • Defying pope, Italian church parade stops by Mafioso's house in tribute July 7, 2014

    Rome: In apparent defiance of Pope Francis, a church procession detoured from its route through a southern Italian town to honor a convicted mobster under house arrest. Interior Minister Angelino Alfano on Sunday denounced the tribute in Oppido Mamertina, a Calabrian town and 'ndrangheta crime syndicate stronghold, as "deplorable and disgusting."...
  • Singapore gay rights rally to kick off despite opposition June 28, 2014

    Singapore: A gay rights rally was set to kick off in Singapore on Saturday, with organisers expecting tens of thousands of people to celebrate sexual diversity in the city-state despite fierce opposition from religious conservatives. The annual Pink Dot gathering will be held from around 0900 GMT at a downtown park...
  • The IAF welcomes 193 flying officers into its fold June 21, 2014

    Hyderabad: The morning of 21 June 2014 saw the officer who graduated thirty nine years ago, come back as Chief Guest to review the Combined Graduation Parade at Air Force Academy, Dundigal. Air Chief Marshal Arup Raha, Chief of the Air Staff reviewed the Combined Graduation Parade of 193 flight...
  • MP: 10 men including husband gangrape woman, parade her naked June 16, 2014

    In yet another shocking incident, a woman was allegedly gangraped by 10 men including her husband and relatives. She was paraded naked and was forced to drink urine in front of her minor son. The incident took place in Khandwa district of Madhya Pradesh. ...
  • Troops parade in London for Queen's birthday June 14, 2014

    London: Hundreds of British soldiers in tall bearskin hats and ceremonial dress marched on Saturday in central London for the "Trooping the Color" parade, an annual display of pomp and pageantry that marks the official birthday of Queen Elizabeth II. The queen, who wore a pastel blue outfit, rode in a...
  • 700 cadets pass out from Indian Military Academy June 14, 2014

    A total of 700 cadets passed out from the Indian Military Academy (IMA) in Dehradun on Saturday of which 636 joined the Indian Army while the remaining were foreign cadets, an official said. The foreign cadets are from Bhutan, Ethiopia, Papua New Guinea and Afghanistan. After the passing out parade, the...
  • Goa: Boys beaten, paraded naked for stealing mobile phones; one arrested June 2, 2014

    Betul: The Goa Police has arrested a person in connection with the beating up of two boys for allegedly stealing mobile phones and valuables from foreigners. Police made the arrest on Monday; the incident took place on May 22. Two boys were beaten up by locals with wooden sticks and were...
  • Goa: 2 boys beaten, paraded naked for stealing mobile phones June 2, 2014

    Panaji: Two boys were beaten up by locals with wooden sticks and were then paraded naked after being tied to motorcycles in Goa for allegedly stealing mobile phones and valuables from foreigners. The boys were beaten up by locals who had adjuged them guilty of the crime. The incident occurred...
  • Passing out parade held for 126th NDA course May 31, 2014

    Three hundred and sixty cadets graduated from the National Defence Academy as they passed through the portals of prestigious Khetarpal Parade Ground on Saturday. Air Chief Marshal Arup Raha, Chief of Air Staff, IAF reviewed the passing out parade of 126th course on Saturday at National Defence Academy, Khadakvasla, Pune....
  • Ground-to-air security cover for Modi's PM swearing-in ceremony May 23, 2014

    New Delhi: A ground-to-air security cover on par with the Republic Day parade will be put in place for Narendra Modi's swearing in as India's 15th Prime Minister on Monday which will be attended by top leaders of neighbouring countries and around 3,000 other select guests. Delhi Police said...
  • Incredible photos of the Chicago river dyed bright green in honor of St. Patrick's Day March 18, 2014

    The Chicago river was dyed green in honor of St. Patrick's Day. Boats cruise down the Chicago River while dumping in an orange powder, turning the water bright green. The tradition dates back to 1962. Over the years, event organizers have curbed the amount of dye used - from 100...
  • Bhatkal's TIP to be done in Chinnaswamy blast case: Police January 28, 2014

    Karnataka Police on Tuesday informed a special NIA court in New Delhi that test identification parade (TIP) of Indian Mujahideen co-founder Yasin Bhatkal, arrested in connection with the 2010 blasts at Bangalore's Chinnaswamy Stadium, would be conducted on January 31. In a communication sent to district judge I S Mehta, police...
  • Snapshot: Ranbir Kapoor, Preity Zinta attend Mumbai's Republic Day parade January 26, 2014

    Despite their hectic work schedules, actors Ranbir Kapoor and Preity Zinta made sure they participated in Mumbai's Republic Day Parade today. While Preity wore a pink suit, Ranbir too sported a traditional look wearing maroon kurta-pyjama with a black jacket. Mumbai witnessed a dazzling Republic Day celebration, with a parade...
  • India celebrates 65th Republic Day, honours its heroes January 26, 2014

    As India celebrated its 65th Republic Day, Reserve Inspector Prasad Babu of Hyderabad was awarded posthumously for laying down his life in April 2013 while battling Maoists near the Andhra Pradesh-Chhattisgarh border. Shri Prasad Babu had singlehandedly held off over 200 maoists allowing his comrades to retreat to safety -...
  • Colour, courage on display as India celebrates its 65th Republic Day January 26, 2014

    New Delhi: In a multi-faceted majestic display of its might, India on Sunday celebrated its 65th Republic Day portraying its rich culture, achievements in diverse fields and the military prowess at the parade at Rajpath. Marching down from the President House at Raisina Hills to the Red Fort, the parade showcased...
  • 65th Republic day celebrated in Punjab, Haryana January 26, 2014

    Punjab and Haryana on Sunday joined the nation in celebrating the 65th Republic day with hoisting of tri-colour and colourful parades amidst tight security arrangements. No untoward incident was reported from any part of the region, officials said in Chandigarh. Contingents of police, Home Guards, NCC and school children, among others,...
  • Republic Day parade 2014 – A curtain raiser January 26, 2014

    The recently acquired state-of-the-art Defence platforms, the military prowess, the country's rich and unique cultural diversities and the nation's achievements in diverse fields will come alive at the historic Rajpath when the country celebrates its 65th Republic Day tomorrow. The highlights of this year's Parade will be the display of...
  • Nation gets emotional, honours its bravehearts on 65th Republic Day January 26, 2014

    New Delhi: India is celebrating its 65th Republic Day on Sunday. Ahead of the parade, the national capital has been turned into a fortress with over 50,000 security men including paramilitary forces, manning every nook and corner of the city. Over 35,000 armed men will be guarding the parade...
  • 25 children given National Bravery awards, to take part in Republic Day parade January 25, 2014

    New Delhi: Ahead of India's 64th Republic Day celebrations, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh awarded 25 students with the National Bravery Award on Friday for showing exemplary courage. These children have been tested and challenged by life yet all of them have overcome their fears and emerged courageous in different ways. The...
  • Delhi Police issues traffic advisory for Republic Day January 24, 2014

    New Delhi: Ahead of Republic Day, Delhi Police on Friday issued a traffic advisory asking people to avoid roads leading to Rajpath in the morning hours on January 26 as it would remain closed for vehicles. The parade will start around 9.50 am from Vijay Chowk and end at the...
  • Delhi Metro service to be curtailed on Republic Day January 23, 2014

    New Delhi: Delhi Metro said on Thursday that its services will be partially curtailed on Republic Day for security reasons. It said the Central Secretariat and Udyog Bhavan stations will remain closed from 6 a.m. to 12 noon but the interchange facility at the Central Secretariat will be available. Patel Chowk and...
  • Read: Themes of Republic Day tableaux January 22, 2014

    New Delhi: This year's Republic Day parade will see 18 tableaus march on the Rajpath showcasing the splendour of Indian states and portraying themes ranging from heritage, culture, art & crafts, biotechnology, sustainable agriculture and environment. This year's tableaux component comprises 13 states and five Union Ministries / Departments. The northern...
  • Republic Day tableaux to serve up a slice of India January 22, 2014

    New Delhi: From the construction of the Pir Panjal Railway Tunnel in Kashmir to a tribute to Assamese singer Bhupen Hazarika, and from the story of the valiant Tipu Sultan to an evocation of the confluence of nomadic tribes in Jammu and Kashmir, these are some of the themes which...
  • Traffic restrictions for R-Day Parade rehearsal tomorrow January 22, 2014

    New Delhi: In wake of the full dress rehearsal of Republic Day Parade on Thursday, Delhi Police on Wednesday issued a traffic advisory asking people to avoid roads leading to Rajpath in the morning hours as it would remain close for vehicles. The parade will start around 9.50 am from Vijay...
  • Republic Day: IAF appeals Delhiites to keep surroundings clean January 20, 2014

    New Delhi: In view of the flypast rehearsals and the associated flight safety concerns posed by birds in the run up to Republic Day celebrations, the Indian Air Force has appealed to the citizens of Delhi and the neighbouring states to keep their areas clean. The IAF has urged people...