17 Sep 2012
My first tryst with mermaids was in kindergarten in a fancy dress competition. My aunt had created a fin out of yellow chart paper. When the 2 feet something mermaid in me lost, I remember my aunt saying, “Mermaids are shy of humans, so they don’t accept prizes.”Last week, I watched Mermaid, The Body Found, a programme that will air on Animal Planet on September 22 at 8 pm. In April 2004, two boys are the first to find whales, in large numbers, washed up on the shore of Washington state. Later, this was discovered to be the largest whale beaching ever witnessed.
03 Jun 2016
Tokyo: A Japanese boy abandoned in a dense forest by his parents for being naughty was found alive and unharmed today, nearly a week after his disappearance set off a massive search that kept the nation riveted.
09 Feb 2016
Jammu: An army jawan who was buried under 25 feet of snow following an avalanche in the Siachen glacier was today miraculously found alive in critical condition after six days of rescue efforts.
26 Oct 2016
The body of a student from the north east was found in a hostel room in Jawaharlal Nehru University on Wednesday, police said. The deceased identified as JR Philemon, native of Senapti district in Manipur, was found dead in room no 171 of the Brahmaputra Hostel, police said.
16 Sep 2016
Lucknow: Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Mulayam Singh Yadav on Friday hinted that he has brokered a peace formula between his son and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav and his brother Shivpal Yadav.
26 Jul 2016
Srinagar: Four terrorists were today killed and another apprehended by security forces during an encounter in Naugam sector near the LoC in Kupwara district of Kashmir, an army official said.
11 Aug 2016
Karachi: Legendary Pakistani batsman Hanif Mohammad was declared clinically dead for six minutes today before he was revived back to life at the Aga Khan hospital.
10 Aug 2016
New Delhi: LeT terrorist and Pakistani national Bahadur Ali, who was recently captured in North Kashmir was regularly guided by the control room of terrorist groups in Pakistan Occupied Kashmir (PoK) with the help of Pakistani forces, Intelligence Agency NIA said on Wednesday.
18 Sep 2016
New York: An explosion rocked the Chelsea neighborhood of Manhattan and caused at least 25 injuries on Saturday, the New York City Fire Department said, prompting emergency personnel to swarm one of the most bustling areas of the city on a cool autumn evening.
17 Sep 2016
Srinagar: Massive protests have erupted in Srinagar after a 15-year-old boy died in police firing in Jammu and Kashmir's Harwan town on Friday.