Anyone with a modicum of sensitivity should consider herself or himself extremely fortunate if they did not witness Wednesday night’s horrific incident at New Delhi’s Hazrat Nizamuddin railway station. Scores of people watched helplessly as life ebbed out of a 36-year-old man after he slipped between the footboard of a train and the platform. He...
It was 7.45am this morning, and I went about my morning routine at work. My coffee turned cold. I reached out for my iPhone, checking texts messages until my news feed popped up: Steve Jobs had passed away at 56. I tried to gather my emotions. I was overwhelmed by sadness. As if a close...
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Philippines military says the leader of a notorious kidnapping gang has died after a long illness. Regional military spokesman Lt. Col. Leopoldo Galon says Tahir Alonto of the Pentagon Gang died early Saturday of ailments and complications from diabetes. His Muslim separatist group is on a U.S. list of terrorist...
Just when the general citizens of Bangladesh and India were exhaling a sigh of relief following a number of moves by the Indian government to strengthen bilateral ties with Bangladesh, news of border killings hit the local media again around the end of April. Border killings, of mostly Bangladeshis, by the Indian Border Security Force...
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