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  • The Nir Oz kibbutz wears a desolate look in the aftermath

    'They burned houses with people inside': Father of three recalls Hamas attack on Israeli kibbutz

    World | October 20, 2023 14:03 IST

    The Nir Oz kibbutz in southern Israel previously housed 400 people and was ambushed by roughly 200 Hamas militants. Two dozen people are confirmed to be killed and a dozen of the residents have been captured and held hostage in Gaza.

  • al qaida gunmen seize town in northern syria

    Al-Qaida gunmen seize town in northern Syria

    World | September 19, 2013 22:07 IST

    Damascus: Al-Qaida militants in northern Syria captured a town near the Turkish border Thursday following heavy clashes with Western-backed rebels, prompting the closure of a nearby frontier crossing, activists and Turkish officials said. It was

  • curfew continues in kashmir s shopian town

    Curfew continues in Kashmir's Shopian town

    India | September 09, 2013 16:01 IST

    Srinagar: Curfew continued for the third day on Monday in Shopian town of Jammu and Kashmir, where four people were killed by security forces Saturday, authorities said.Shops, educational institutions and banks remained closed for the

  • stoning arson in up town after customer s scuffle with bank

    Stoning, arson in UP town after customer's scuffle with Bank of India manager

    India | August 27, 2013 22:38 IST

    Kannauj, UP:  Local residents of Saurikh hamlet near Kannauj today went on a stoning and arson spree, after a scuffle at the local Bank of India branch over opening of a bank account. Additional reinforcements

  • spanish town sets guinness record for most nude bathers

    Spanish town sets Guinness record for most nude bathers

    World | July 22, 2013 10:46 IST

    Almeria (Spain), July 22: With 729 people bathing nude at the same time, the beach at the southeastern Spanish town of Vera Sunday proclaimed itself the new Guinness world record holder for collective nude bathing,

  • syrian warplanes bomb rebel held town 8 killed

    Syrian warplanes bomb rebel-held town, 8 killed

    World | August 15, 2012 23:39 IST

    Azaz (Syria), Aug 15: The Syrian fighter jets swooped in low over the rebel-held town of Azaz Wednesday in two bombing runs that sent panicked civilians fleeing for cover and reduced homes to rubble. Associated

  • german town names street after roger federer

    German town names street after Roger Federer

    Tennis | May 08, 2012 23:18 IST

    Halle (Germany), May 8: Roger Federer has had his name on the trophy and now he has it on the street sign as well.The town of Halle in western Germany hosts the Gerry Weber Open,

  • al qaida in yemen captures town south of capital

    Al-Qaida In Yemen Captures Town South Of Capital

    World | January 16, 2012 14:47 IST

    Sanaa, Jan 16: Al-Qaida militants seized full control of a town south of the Yemeni capital on Monday, overrunning army positions, storming the local prison and freeing its inmates, security officials said.The capture of Radda

  • south african town gets first gandhi statue

    South African Town Gets First Gandhi Statue

    World | April 15, 2011 15:44 IST

    Johannesburg, Apr 15: Lenasia, the predominantly Indian suburb in south of the city, now has its first statue of Mahatma Gandhi, more than half-a-century after the area was developed by the South Africa's apartheid government

  • ben affleck steals box office crown with town

    Ben Affleck Steals Box Office Crown With Town

    Hollywood | September 20, 2010 12:15 IST

    Los Angeles: Ben Affleck made off with a bigger-than-expected haul at the weekend box office in North America on Sunday as his heist thriller The Town surprised observers with a strong No. 1 opening.The movie,