In a heartwrenching case of farmer suicide a distressed debt-ridden sugarcane farmer in Karnataka's Pandavapura taluk in Mandya district set fire to his standing cane crop and jumped into it, as he was not able to payback the debts and was not getting remunerative price for the sugarcane crop.
Sister Nirmala Joshi, who succeeded Mother Teresa, died today in the morning at the age of 81. She was heading the Missionaries of Charity after Mother Teresa's death in 1997. Sister Nirmala was not keeping well from past few days and her health gradually deteriorated.
The swimming pool of Canadian International School in Bengaluru came alive as it hosted their unique event - "Recycled Regatta" at its campus. The Recycled Regatta is a school-wide challenge wherein students from classes 6-11 design and construct floatation devices made entirely out of recycled materials and capable of holding students who had to race the floatable unit across the length of the pool.