SC rejects Yakub Memon's plea against death warrant29 July 2015, New Delhi, PTIThe Supreme Court of India on Wednesday refused to stay the execution slated for tomorrow of Yakub Abdul Razak Memon, the lone death row convict in 1993 Mumbai blasts case, rejecting his last-ditch plea to escape the gallows.
Taliban chief Mullah Omar dead: BBC
Elusive one-eyed Afghan Taliban chief Mullah Omar, who ruled Afghanistan from 1996 to 2001 with an iron fist before US-led forces overthrew his government, has died, according to a media report on Wednesday.
Sanjiv Chaturvedi, Anshu Gupta win Ramon Magsaysay award Whistleblower bureaucrat Sanjiv Chaturvedi, who had initiated probe into alleged scams at AIIMS before being booted out, and founder of NGO Goonj, Anshu Gupta, were on Wednesday chosen for the prestigious Ramon Magsaysay Award for 2015.
Mamata invites UK to ride its growth story “If you say London is the (financial) capital of the world, I say Bengal is the human capital of the world,” West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee said in her address at the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) on Monday evening.
Kalam aide’s touching FB postTribute paid by former President APJ Abdul Kalam’s aide Srijan Pal Singh, who accompanied him to Shillong, on his facebook page at 4 am on Tuesday. When all roads led to 10, Rajaji Marg...All roads leading to 10, Rajaji Marg, the official residence of former President APJ Abdul Kalam, were crowded and jam-packed as thousands poured in to pay their last respects to the ‘Missile Man’.
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Students light candles to paying tribute to the former President APJ Abdul Kalam at a school.