Heavy rain causes waterlogging, traffic snarls in Delhi

New Delhi , July 29

Heavy monsoon showers on Friday led to waterlogging in some areas of the national capital and massive traffic jams across the city, causing severe inconvenience to the people who were stuck for long hours on the roads.

Islamic State executes, crucifies 'apostate'

Damascus , July 29

The Islamic State jihadist group has publicly executed and crucified a man in Syria's Aleppo province for alleged apostasy, ARA News website said Friday quoting activists and witnesses.

Janice Dickinson's cancer fears

Los Angeles , July 29

Supermodel Janice Dickinson worried about her "femininity" and no longer being attractive when she was diagnosed with breast cancer.

Whereabouts of abducted Indian priest still not known

New Delhi , July 29

The whereabouts of Salesian Order priest Father Thomas Uzhunnallil who was abducted in March this after a terrorist attack on an old-age home in Yemen are still not known despite the capture of the attackers.

'Golden Baba' Sudhir Makkar -- a kanwaria with 17 sedans

Ghaziabad , July 29

He's different -- bedecked with 12 kg gold ornaments, guarded by 25 security guards and travelling in a motorcade of 17 vehicles. And he's a 'kanwaria' -- a devotee of Lord Shiva, carrying a 'kanwad' of the holy Ganga water on his shoulder. Meet Sudhir Kumar Makkar of Gandhi Nagar in Delhi who joined hundreds of other devotees at Kadrabad town.

Bengal's Lodha, Sabar tribals mourn Mahasweta, their 'mother'

Kolkata , July 29

With Mahasweta Devi's death, the world has lost a renowned writer-activist, but for the Lodhas and Sabars - two primitive tribal groups from West Bengal - they have lost their mother, an unrelenting voice that championed their cause for the last four decades.