Rescuers wheel a blast victim outside the US embassy to a waiting ambulance in Ankara, Turkey—AFP

Rescuers wheel a blast victim outside the US embassy to a waiting ambulance in Ankara, Turkey—AFP

Rescuers wheel a blast victim outside the US embassy to a waiting ambulance in Ankara, Turkey—AFP

Editorial

The first time terrorists abducted hostages with a political message to foreign powers warning them against intervention was the series of kidnapping done by “Islamic Jihad” in Lebanon during the 1980s.

In January this year there was a special meet in a town in northern Maharashtra to celebrate the 900th birthday of the Indian mathematician Bhaskaracharya. According to records, his birth place was near Chalisgaon, although like many historical events in our country, lack of proper records makes this claim subject to controversy.