Delhi on Alert after Pakistan School Attack

In the wake of a terror attack on a school in Pakistan's Peshawar city in which over 100 students were killed, Delhi Police have sounded an alert to keep watch on schools here in the capital city. Dec 16, 2014

GoI condemns attack on innocent children in Peshawar, no definition for terrorism: MEA

New Delhi, Dec 16 (ANI): The Spokesperson of MEA, Syed Akbaruddin said on Tuesday that the Indian government condemns attack on innocent children at a school in Peshawar. Akbaruddin said that it was the most unfortunate militant attack on children and is highly condemnable. Meanwhile, Prime Minister Narendra Modi also condemned the act through twitter. Dec 16, 2014

Billawar rally: Dynastic politics like termite eating democracy, says Modi

Billawar, Dec 16 (ANI): Addressing a rally in Kathua district’s Billawar town, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday described dynastic politics as a "termite" that eats away the foundations of democracy. Holding corruption, bad governance and nepotism responsible for the problems being faced by the people of Jammu and Kashmir, he said dynastic politics was the root cause of all these problems. Attacking Cong, NC and PDP, Modi said that J&K people have now got an alternative. Dec 16, 2014

Japan introduces its pop music and food to the world

Japan, Dec 16 (ANI): Horipro, the Japanese talent production company, is now eyeing ASEAN and India. Recently, its famous actor and artist gathered in Singapore for the Anime Festival Asia 2014, and annual event with participation of some 90,000 people. The event was held jointly by Singapore cooperation SOZO and Horipro. Horipro executes not only talent business but also plural business including talent goods sales and production of its own content. It was displayed at an exhibition. Actor of Japanese comic, Death Note, Hayato Kakizawa also participated at the event marked by musical performances and caught the attention of fans. Some fans also interacted with Kakizawa. They were attracted by his performance and attitude. Dec 16, 2014

Social Activists await laws to ensure women safety two years post Delhi gang rape case

Lucknow/ Chennai, Dec 16 (ANI): India on Tuesday observed the second anniversary of brutal gang rape of 23-year-old trainee physiotherapist in a moving bus in New Delhi, a case that led to nationwide protests and forced authorities to tighten laws on sex crimes. Social Activist Sudha Ramalingam said all the steps taken so far have failed to make women feel safer. Faced with criticism over apathy and insensitivity to crimes against women, Delhi's 80,000-strong police force has also attempted a revamp of sorts. Meanwhile, Social Worker Aparna Yadav urged the politicians to aware the masses, especially women, of the Criminal Laws Amendment Act. Social Activist Shaina NC also said that befitting tribute to the victim is still waiting. It would be complete when we use technology available to us. Dec 16, 2014

More than 80 students feared dead in Pak, security experts condemn attack in school

New Delhi, Dec 16 (ANI): More than 80 students have been killed and many more wounded in a terror attack by the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) in Pakistan's Army Public School in Peshawar. According to reports, police said that at least six terrorists stormed inside the school after scaling its walls. Meanwhile, security experts in India have condemned the incident. Dec 16, 2014

IKEA ruffles a few feathers with first Korean store

Global furniture giant IKEA opens its first store in South Korea on Thursday, a much-anticipated market entry that has stumbled at a number of commercial and cultural hurdles along the way. Dec 16, 2014

Cape Verde volcano spews fresh lava

Cape Verde's Pico do Fogo volcano has been erupting since the 22nd November, destroying two villages and several hectares of agricultural land. Dec 16, 2014