The ousted Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak has been fined USD 34 million for "damaging the
economy" by enforcing a shutdown of telephone and Internet
connections during the country`s popular uprising.
Three MLAs from Telangana raised a banner of revolt against TDP, demanding
that party president N Chandrababu Naidu write a letter to Union Home Minister P Chidambaram reiterating support for formation of a separate state.
There is no chanting of mantras or ostentatious decor, but simple prayers to the goddess. A goat sacrifice is also held to symbolise the fight against British colonial rulers. Welcome to the Durga Puja of the Santhal tribals
Security forces of the Islamist group Hamas detained Palestinian political activists overnight for distributing leaflets urging them to ease up on the people of Gaza or face a possibly explosive revolt.