7 miners dead: Seven miners were killed in an accident at a colliery in southwest China&’s Guizhou Province. The coal and gas burst happened on Saturday when 50 miners were working at the Huangshuiba.    pti
Boat carrying 70 capsizes: An aid worker says a boat carrying 70 Muslim Rohinyga has capsized off the
western coast of Myanmar. Only eight survivors have been found. The boat was headed for Bangladesh.Pti
Prison riots: Inmates at a Saudi prison rioted overnight, torching offices before security forces quickly brought the situation under control in violence that left four people injured, officials said.     afp
Mursi trial: A son of Egypt&’s ousted President Mohammed Mursi says the family won’t attend his trial, a day before it&’s scheduled to start in a Cairo court.  He said his family doesn’t recognise the trial’s “legitimacy.”AP
Jordan King : Jordan&’s King Abdullah II says he will press ahead with a wide-ranging package of reforms, amending elections laws that the opposition says favour pro-palace candidates.    afp
Imelda hospitalised: The jet-setting former first lady of the Philippines, Imelda Marcos,  widow of late dictator Ferdinand Marcos,  has been hospitalised after suffering “fatigue”, an aide said on Sunday.      Pti
Violent themes: Violence has always been a part of children&’s books. From ‘Snow White’ to ‘Harry Potter’, literature for children and teens has always been awash in violence and murder, says a new book.     PTI
Stray cat deaths: Authorities at a famous Beijing park on Sunday said they were investigating the mysterious deaths of stray cats in recent weeks, as protesters accused park authorities of killing the animals.     AP
Gravity & baldness: The force of downward pull caused by the gravity on the scalp may be key contributor to the events leading to progressive hair loss in male pattern baldness, a new study claims.     PTI
Cook Bechkam: Soccer ace David Beckham has revealed that he used to go to cooking school three times a week. The retired soccer star said the course helped him to develop a love for perfecting complicated dishes.     PTI