Australian Brenton Tarrant, a self-avowed white supremacist, applied for the gun licence in September 2017 and a police “firearms vetting team” visited his home in the southern city of Dunedin the following month, a police spokesman said. read more
A visitor at The Walk food courtyard in New Delhi. Walls draped in lush vertical gardens and air filtered through purifiers insulates diners from the choking haze outside in one of the most polluted places on earth. But such eco-eateries are beyond reach for the poor, who have little means of escaping the deadly smog which coats the city for much of the year.
The 12th Indian Premier League will begin with defending champions Chennai Super Kings taking on Royal Challengers Bangalore and ticket proceeds of the game, scheduled to be held at the MA Chidambaram Stadium on Saturday, will go to the kin of the CRPF... read more
Nirav Modi Arrest on PNB Fraud Case: A top court in the UK had issued a warrant to arrest Nirav Modi on Tuesday, days after British home secretary Sajid Javid certified India’s request to extradite him. read more
Defending champions Chennai Super Kings (CSK) will take on Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) in Chennai in the IPL opener, which will begin on March 23. All teams will be playing seven home matches each. read more
Rahul Kapoor speaks to a fellow ‘ham’ at his residence at Surya Niketan in New Delhi. Kapoor, 69, is part of Delhi’s small community of amateur radio buffs or hams, thriving even in this age of the internet. While Bangalore is known as India’s capital of ham radio — hailed as the first true social networking — Delhi too has hams, who have set up amateur radio stations or ‘shacks’ at their homes.
Nearly 120 years after Italian composer Giuseppe Verdi called it his “most beautiful work”, ageing musicians still play out their days at his Casa Verdi retirement home. Piano music resonates down the corridors of the sumptuous Milan palazzo, while a singer performs in the vast main room for dozens of pensioners, who were once professional musicians themselves.
In August 2012, 23-year-old former air hostess Geetika Sharma was found hanging at her house in northwest Delhi. Police found suicide notes, wherein Sharma had blamed her former Haryana home minister Gopal Goyal Kanda and his aide Aruna Chadha for her... read more