Bamyan (Afghanistan), Jan 18 When the Gunbadak hilltops are snow-capped, covering their usual mud and dust, dozens of children flock to the peak which lies 30 minutes away from Bamyan city, the capital of central Bamyan province, to enjoy skiing, a fun-filled pursuit not often associated with the conflict-ridden country.
Manali, Jan 18 Traditional apple-growing villagers around this tourist resort in Himachal Pradesh are wrapping themselves up in thick blankets as they prepare to observe silence for almost a month in a hoary religious tradition.
Jaipur, Jan 17 Rajasthan Education Minister Vasudev Devnani, who on Monday had claimed that cows inhale and exhale oxygen, has come in for sharp criticism both from scientists and in the social media.
London, Jan 17 An Amazon worker has been sacked for putting a note reading Greetings from Uncle Adolf in a parcel to a Jewish mum.
Melbourne, Jan 17 A five-year-old Sikh boy was denied entry by a school here for wearing a turban as it said that the religious head gear was not in conformity with the school's uniform policy.
Thane (Maharashtra), Jan 17 A teenaged girl from this Maharashtra city is off to Washington to attend the new US President Donald Trump's inaugural on Friday and attend a five-day US Presidential Inauguration Leadership Summit.
Washington, Jan 17 Despite owning more than a dozen luxury restaurants, Donald Trump is not that interested in food. His culinary tastes are known to range from KFC and taco bowls to well-done steaks.
New Delhi, Jan 17 Their daredevil acts in dire straits surpass the everyday acts of courage that we read or hear about. These confident and audacious children have been selected for National Bravery Awards for they are an inspiration to us, all in all for their conscience and moral bravery.
New Delhi, Jan 17 The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) hiked the limit on daily withdrawal from ATMs from Rs 4,500 to Rs 10,000, but a day after the decision many ATMs across the national capital were without cash.
New Delhi, Jan 17 Twenty five children from different parts of the country have been selected for Indian Council for Child Welfare's (ICCW) National Bravery Awards to be presented by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on January 23.