World News | Reuters | Friday February 12, 2016
A wealthy Mexican-American broadcaster, who shined shoes as a boy to help his single mother, gave Pope Francis's shoes a quick polish on the papal plane on Friday as a tribute to people struggling to feed their families.
India News | Agencies | Friday February 12, 2016
Education Minister Smriti Irani today strongly condemned a protest held at the prestigious Jawaharlal Nehru University in Delhi against the hanging of Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru, saying, "The nation can never tolerate an insult to Mother India."
Cities | Press Trust of India | Friday February 12, 2016
The Madras High Court today dismissed a PIL seeking a direction to the state and central governments on creating a column for writing mother's name in addition to father's in various forms and documents.c
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday February 11, 2016
Australia said today it will "carefully consider" if it can help the orphans of an ISIS fighter and their Sydney-born mother, who both reportedly died in Syria, warning the children could pose a threat later in life.
Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday February 10, 2016
"My character in the film has grown up wanting to be like his mother and not like his father. But he has tremendous respect for people who work. He does not look down upon work. He is not a slacker. He's an educated boy from IIT. But he is very clear about why he is like this," said Arjun Kapoor
Pune News | Chaitraly Deshmukh, Mid-Day | Tuesday February 9, 2016
"Had the Delhi police acted in time, my grandson would have been alive. I kept asking them to help me and rescue my innocent grandson. But because of their delay in action I have lost my grandson. He was the sole ray of hope for whom I was alive," said Joseph John (75), the grandfather of 16-year-old Nicholas John-Loyal, who was allegedly murdered ...
World News | Reuters | Monday February 8, 2016
When an earthquake struck southern Taiwan in the early hours of Saturday, Chang Chun-jung thought it was all over.
Thursday February 11, 2016
Neerja documents the story of Neerja Bhanot, who was killed in the 1986 hijacking of Pan Am Flight 73 in Karachi. Ms Bhanot, who was 23, died while shielding a group of children from gunfire and became the youngest ever recipient of the Ashok Chakra, India's highest peacetime gallantry award
World News | Reuters | Sunday February 7, 2016
Unidentified aircraft carried out an air strike on the Libyan city of Derna today, killing at least three people, an eye-witness in the city and a local television station reported.
World News | Reuters | Friday February 5, 2016
Four days before the US presidential candidates face a crucial primary in New Hampshire, Republican Donald Trump's rivals kept up their attacks today with Jeb Bush and his mother scolding the front-runner over his use of profanity and treatment of women.
Offbeat | Amrita Kohli | Thursday February 4, 2016
It's not often you hear a story like this, but 60-year-old Californian Deborah Miller travelled all the way to India to attend her 'Facebook son' Krishna Mohan Tripathi's wedding in Gorakhpur.
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday February 3, 2016
The mother of a man convicted for his role in the assassination of former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi has started a public petition campaign in Sri Lanka seeking the release of her son from a jail in Tamil Nadu.
Tamil Nadu News | Written by Sam Daniel Stalin | Wednesday February 3, 2016
A 10-year-old elephant died trying to save her calf which was caught in an electric fence in Tamil Nadu's Vellore district this morning. Both mother and child were electrocuted.
Health | Sarah Kaplan, The Washington Post | Wednesday February 3, 2016
"She will not walk," a doctor told Ana Carolina Caceres's mother on the day she was born. "She will not talk and, over time, she will enter a vegetative state until she dies."
Offbeat | Sarah Larimer, The Washington Post | Thursday February 4, 2016
Heather Clark's son, Lukas, died in 2013, when he was just 7 months old.
NDTVMovies | Tuesday February 2, 2016
India's official Oscar entry for this year - the National Award-winning Court - made an early exit from the nominations race but there's still reason to cheer - actress Priyanka Chopra will be at Hollywood's big day, presenting an award
World News | Melinda Wenner Moyer, The New York Times | Tuesday February 2, 2016
Its straight out of a horror movie: A mystery virus spreads through the Americas, causing serious birth defects in babies born to infected women.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Monday February 1, 2016
A mother who took her toddler to Syria and joined ISIS group was sentenced to six years in prison today after becoming the first British woman to be convicted after returning home.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday February 1, 2016
A woman who has attained motherhood through a surrogacy procedure is entitled to six months maternity leave like any other woman, the Bombay High Court has ruled.
Offbeat | Amrita Kohli | Monday February 1, 2016
A mother's distressed tweet addressed to Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu has helped parents locate their 15-year-old daughter who had run away from home with a classmate.
World News | Lindsey Bever, The Washington Post | Tuesday February 9, 2016
She was 12 and, her mother said, she was not fitting in with her father's new family. She grabbed her camo-colored iPhone 4s and shot a text to a friend - roughly: I don't like his ratchet girlfriend or her kids.
Health | Press Trust of India | Sunday January 31, 2016
Children born to obese women with diabetes are over four times as likely to be diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder than those born to healthy mothers, a new study has warned.
World News | Reuters | Saturday January 30, 2016
A 26-year-old mother who took her toddler son to Syria and posted pictures of him next to a weapon has been convicted of belonging to ISIS.
Friday January 29, 2016
Twinkle Khanna posted a picture of an autorickshaw, which featured her name. Her tweet was seen and noted by actor Rishi Kapoor, who was Twinkle's mother Dimple Kapadia's first hero in the 1973 film Bobby. And since it's hard to outdo Rishi Kapoor on Twitter, this reply was forthcoming with both his name and that of the film
Indo-Asian News Service | Friday January 29, 2016
In a post, which was later deleted, Lindsay, 29, uploaded a Bitmoji cartoon of herself dropping her phone on the floor with the tagline, "We're done". She captioned the photograph: "@dinalohan... Sometimes it sucks when your mom isn't there for you.(sic)" Dina reportedly sold her daughter's possessions including clothing, furniture, and artwork
Thursday January 28, 2016
Arpita Khan Sharma organised a baby shower at her Mumbai residence on January 28. Arpita's mother Salma Khan and her sister Alvira attended the occasion. Her friends were also there. She is expecting her first child with husband Aayush Sharma. Arpita and Aayush got married in November 2014
India News | Reported by Nazir Masoodi | Thursday January 28, 2016
There is fresh speculation on whether Mehbooba Mufti will take oath as chief minister of Jammu and Kashmir, after her mother Begum Gulahan Ara moved out of the official residence allotted to the CM in Jammu, the winter capital of the state.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday January 27, 2016
A French court is trying a woman on charges of defrauding two gay couples who hired her as a surrogate mother, which is illegal in France.
World News | Associated Press | Wednesday January 27, 2016
A Southern California woman and her son have been charged with smuggling an arsenal of ammunition and gun parts to the Philippines.
World News | Lindsey Bever, The Washington Post | Tuesday February 9, 2016
A family in New Jersey, trapped over the weekend in the massive East Coast snowstorm, was trying to dig its way out when the chill became too much to handle. The mother and her children - ages 1 and 3 - huddled in the car with the engine running to keep warm. The kids' father tried to clear the snow outside.