“Say no to suicide” says 17-year-old girl!

In a city that’s reporting teenage suicides by the day, Umme-Haani Bagraswala stands out as a beacon of hope. Last year, frustrated with being targeted by schoolmates, this 17-year-old was seriously considering suicide. “I thought about it many times. Human beings have a saturation point in life, especially when they are depressed,” she says.   … More “Say no to suicide” says 17-year-old girl!

A BOY of seven has raised more than £50,000 for earthquake victims in just one day

Caring Charlie Simpson was so moved by pictures of kids being pulled from the rubble he wanted to help. He set out to raise £500 by riding his bike five miles around his local park in Fulham, South-West London.But online donors pledged £50,000, all of which will go to Unicef.Charlie’s mum Leonora said: “He was really … More A BOY of seven has raised more than £50,000 for earthquake victims in just one day

I survived on Coca-Cola, says man rescued from Haiti rubble

A 25-year-old Haitian man rescued on Saturday after spending 11 days buried in the ruins of a grocer’s shop survived on snacks and Coca-Cola, he told AFP in a hospital interview. “I feel good,” said 25-year-old Wismond Exantus, after he became the latest Haitian victim of last week’s earthquake to be pulled from the rubble by … More I survived on Coca-Cola, says man rescued from Haiti rubble

Diplomats make a song & dance… for fun

A foreigner playing the Indian national anthem is certainly rare. And when its a diplomat from Switzerland, it makes for a delightful sight. At a cultural programme The Confluence organized at a fivestar hotel on Saturday in Gurgaon, the performance by a Swiss diplomat who played Jan-Gan-Man on the piano was the show-stealer . For … More Diplomats make a song & dance… for fun