THEKKADY - Almost 15 months after a boat capsized in Kerala's Thekkady wildlife reserve leaving 45 people drowned, the one-man judicial commission appointed by the government Monday recorded statements of various officials on the tragedy.
BEIJING - Pornographic websites in China have now changed their content from Chinese to English in a bid to avoid being spotted by the country's internet watchdogs, who "usually focus" on tracking down Chinese websites.
RAIPUR - A journalist working with a Hindi daily in Bilaspur was shot dead by unidentified gunmen on his way back home after a late-night shift Monday, police said.
KOLKATA - Nobel laureate and eminent economist Amartya Sen Monday termed as "dreadful" the growing incidents of political violence across West Bengal and said there was needed to find out why it has become so dominant.
KUALA LUMPUR - Twenty-six Thai tourists were killed and 11 injured Monday when their bus overturned while travelling from a Malaysian mountain resort in the northern state of Perak.