ARMED men are holding up to 50 people hostage at a cafe in Martin Place in Sydney.
There are reports that two gunmen have taken hostages at the popular Lindt chocolate shop, which has several entrances. The situation has been ongoing since 10am.
Some members of staff could be seen wearing...
PANAJI: A young couple working in the IT industry committed suicide by hanging themselves at their residence in Merces, just outside Panaji. The decomposed bodies were found by Old Goa police on Thursday night after neighbours complained of a foul smell emerging from the flat.
FBI agents participating in an outreach workshop Saturday hoped to improve their relationship with Seattle's Muslim, Arab, East African and Sikh communities, but ended up offending some participants.
About 20 community leaders attended the workshop at North Seattle Community College, which...
August 24. 2011
Twelve-year manhunt ends with arrest
Ninderjit Singh, wanted after the slaying of an ex-girlfriend in Vancouver in 1999, eluded police as he lived on the run with a wife and two kids in the U.S
By Jeff Lee, Vancouver Sun - August 24, 2011
By Francis X. Rocca
Religion News Service
VATICAN CITY (RNS) The most prestigious religious university in the Sunni Muslim world has suspended dialogue with the Vatican to protest statements by Pope Benedict XVI denouncing violence against Christians in Egypt.
The move, on Thursday (Jan...
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Jor Mela ends with colourful nagar kirtan
An impressive Nagar Kirtan wound its way through the streets of Fatehgarh Sahib on the final day of the three-day ‘Shahidi Jor Mele’ to commemorate the martyrdom of Baba Zorawar Singh and Baba Fateh Singh, younger sons of the 10th Sikh Guru, Gobind...
LUCKNOW: Talaq is no joke. An e-savvy Qatar resident learnt this the hard way when he typed talaq thrice while chatting with his wife on Skype. He says he did not mean it but Dar-ul-Uloom Deoband has ruled that his nikah stands terminated.
That’s not all. For his careless ‘chat’, the man can...
Talking about the fitness what about this!!
Wimbledon tennis epic ends in games (183 of them), set and match
It was without doubt the most extraordinary, outlandish and terribly wearying tennis match in Wimbledon's 133-year history. Today, in the relative wilds of court No18, the...
Search for survivors ends as Haiti toll at 111,000
The Hindu : News / International : Search for survivors ends as Haiti toll at 111,000
The Haitian government declared the search-and-rescue phase over Saturday as the first official estimate put the toll from the devastating earthquake at...
source: The Pioneer > Online Edition : >> SAD talent search starts with a bang but ends in whimper
CHANDIGARH - Friday, November 27, 2009
SAD talent search starts with a bang but ends in whimper
Rajeev Ranjan Roy/Abhijit Pras | Chandigarh
What was billed as the dawn of a new culture in...