Support poured in for anti-graft activist Anna Hazare on the Lokpal Bill on Thursday, who is on a fast until death that has caught the imagination of thousands of citizens fed up with scandals.
Reuters’ Urvashi Sibal and Anurag Kotoky get some views from the venue of Hazare’s protest at the Jantar Mantar in central Delhi.
Dec. 16 – Members of Delhi-based dance group ‘Ability Unlimited’
attempt to change attitudes towards the disabled through their
Young people with different kinds of disabilities, coming from
impoverished backgrounds, are selected and trained to perform various
Indian dance forms on wheelchairs, says director-choreographer Syed
(Pictures by Adnan Abidi and video by Urvashi Sibal)
Rouvanjit, a student of La Martiniere School for Boys, was found dead in his room days after he was caned by his teachers.
The rules of the game in India’s multi-million dollar sports industry are set to change with the sports ministry’s decision to bring back a key 1975 regulation.
The regulation, capping the tenure of sports bosses, has pitted the ministry against National Sporting Federation (NSF) chiefs, who have threatened that the ministry’s actions might invite a ban on Indian sports.
Europe-bound passengers were still stranded at New Delhi’s Indira Gandhi airport on Tuesday, five days after European airports were cut off from the rest of the world by a huge volcanic ash cloud. Some of the affected travellers spoke to Reuters at the airport about their desperate efforts to get home.
Polish tourist Joanna was travelling from Sri Lanka to Poland.
Paolo Ficara, an Italian, has returned to India after a visit to Nepal and Bhutan.