World News | Reuters | Thursday November 19, 2015
The largest group so far of disease-free Tasmanian devils has been released in the wild, as part of plans to save the carnivorous marsupials from a cancer threatening them with extinction.
World News | Reuters | Wednesday November 18, 2015
French teachers are using the cartoon image of a weeping Eiffel Tower to help young children understand what happened in last Friday's attacks in Paris that killed at least 129 people.
India News | Edited by Bhagyashree Pandey | Saturday October 24, 2015
Known for his famous cartoon illustration "The Common Man" from his cartoon strips "You Said it", cartoonist RK Laxman was born on October 24, 1921. He died on January 26, 2015, due to multi-organ failure.
World News | Reuters | Tuesday September 15, 2015
French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo is courting controversy again by running cartoons deriding the response of predominantly Christian European countries to a flood of migrants from mainly Muslim war zones such as Syria and Iraq.
World News | Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday September 15, 2015
French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo has been criticised for publishing a cartoon depicting the death of three-year-old Syrian toddler Aylan Kurdi as its own controversial take on the refugee and migration crisis, the media reported on Tuesday.
World News | Reuters | Saturday August 29, 2015
Switzerland expressed regret on Friday after its ambassador to Iran displayed a cartoon depicting two doves defecating on Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's head, at an event promoting Iranian business opportunities.
Offbeat | Raksha Bihani | Thursday August 20, 2015
For every victory claimed in the cause of feminism, there are several instances of gender bias, stereotyping, discrimination and denial of even basic rights to women everywhere. As part of the charge against this rampant gender inequality, UN Women organised a Comic and Cartoon Competition in Europe to highlight the struggles of being a woman in a ...
World News | Reuters | Friday July 24, 2015
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is using 'anime' cartoons, Internet chats and even an unusual show-and-tell TV appearance, complete with a mockup of burning buildings, in an effort to persuade wary voters that his bolder defence policy makes sense.
World News | Reuters | Tuesday June 9, 2015
Two Southern California men pleaded not guilty on Monday to charges of conspiring to travel to the Middle East to join the militant group Islamic State, the Los Angeles Times reported.
World News | Indo-Asian News Service | Friday May 8, 2015
Amidst a federal investigation into a foiled attack on a Prophet Mohammed cartoon contest in Texas, FBI Director James Comey has said that the Islamic State is leveraging social media to recruit people in US.
World News | Reuters | Thursday May 7, 2015
US investigators believe two men killed after opening fire on a Texas event that offered a prize for cartoons of the Prophet Mohammad represent an evolving model of "lone wolf" militants who are radicalised partly by themselves and partly through long-distance engagement with organised militants.
World News | Reuters | Tuesday May 5, 2015
Federal agents for years monitored one of the two gunmen shot dead after opening fire with assault rifles at a heavily guarded Texas exhibit of caricatures of the Prophet Mohammad.
World News | Reuters | Monday May 4, 2015
Two gunmen opened fire on Sunday at an art exhibit in Garland, Texas, featuring depictions of the Prophet Mohammad and were themselves shot dead at the scene by police, the city said in a statement.
Reuters | Friday April 24, 2015
The agreement allows Hulu to stream all episodes from Cartoon Network's original series such as Steven Universe and Clarence.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday April 22, 2015
A group of supporters of Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday launched a satirical weekly with anti-Western cartoons and verses, calling it an answer to France's "Charlie Hebdo" magazine.
Kolkata News | Written by Monideepa Banerjie | Tuesday April 21, 2015
The West Bengal government today approached a local court in Kolkata, against payment of compensation to the Jadavpur University professor who was arrested for forwarding an email with a cartoon that allegedly lampooned Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee.
Thomson Reuters | Tuesday April 14, 2015
Its main protagonist, a teacher called Jiya - who tackles everything from the ban on girls going to school, to child labour to environmental degradation - was named as one of the most influential fictional characters of 2013 by Time magazine
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday April 8, 2015
Turkish prosecutors on Wednesday called for two prominent journalists who featured Charlie Hebdo's cover with the image of the Prophet Mohammed in their columns to be jailed for four and a half years.
Hitesh Arora | Wednesday March 11, 2015
The tablets, developed in partnership with Cartoon Network Enterprises, are available at Rs. 8,999 and Rs. 9,999 respectively.
India News | Written by Monideepa Banerjie | Tuesday March 10, 2015
The Calcutta High Court has today ordered the Mamata Banerjee government to give Prof Ambikesh Mahapatra, who was arrested in 2012 for forwarding a cartoon of Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, the compensation decreed by the state Human Rights Commission and an additional Rs 25,000 for legal expenses.
India News | Agencies | Tuesday March 10, 2015
The West Bengal government has been ordered by a court to pay Rs 50,000 as compensation to a professor who was arrested in 2012 for forwarding a cartoon of Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee.
India News | Friday February 27, 2015
An Indian teacher at a school in Qatar has reportedly resigned after posting an allegedly offensive cartoon of Prime Minister Narendra Modi on her Facebook account, according to local media.
India News | Monday February 9, 2015
The former editor of an Urdu daily, arrested for reprinting a Charlie Hebdo cartoon, won a legal reprieve today. The Bombay High Court has restrained the Maharashtra government and police from taking any action against her.
India News | Written by Saurabh Gupta | Thursday February 5, 2015
Two newspaper vendors arrested by the Mumbai Police for delivering Urdu daily 'Avadhnama' that printed Charlie Hebdo cartoons on its front page, were today granted bail by a city court.