As 17-year-old Pooja lit the candle, her eyes welled up. She was among the 1000 odd students from Delhi's government schools who gathered at the ceremonial flag post in central Delhi's Connaught Place to pay homage to the children who were killed in a Taliban attack at an Army-run school in Pakistan's Peshawar on Tuesday.
Written by Maya Sharma |
Thursday December 18, 2014, Bengaluru
In Bengaluru, rumours of threats to the city and its residents had started a few days ago. It began with tweets threatening vengeance for the arrest of the man allegedly behind the pro-Islamic State twitter handle @ShamiWitness.
BJP legislator from Kota, Prahlad Gunjal, is in the middle of a controversy after an alleged phone conversation - in which he threatened the Chief Medical and Health Officer of Kota (CMHO) - went viral.
A total of 28 kg of gold, valued at over Rs.7 crore in the international market, was seized in this West Bengal town on Thursday. Four smugglers, including two from Nepal, were arrested, an official said.