US President Barack Obama found the news of the Taliban attack on 14-year-old Pakistani peace activist Malala Yousufzai reprehensible, disgusting and tragic, the White House Wednesday said.
"We strongly condemn the shooting of Malala Yousufzai," Obama's spokesperson Jay Carney said at the daily briefing.
Malala was shot at by the Taliban when she was returning home from school Tuesday in Pakistan's northwest.
The press secretary said directing violence against children is barabaric and cowardly, reported Associated Press of Pakistan from Washington.
The US has offered any medical treatment assistance, if it becomes necessary, he added.
Zaibunnisa Kazi, an accused in the 1993 Bombay blast case, on Monday surrendered in a Terrorist and Disruptive Activities (TADA) court in Mumbai.
In latest development in the IPL spot-fixing case, Delhi Police have detained Ranji Trophy player Baburao Yadav from Delhi as investigation moved forward frantically on the last day of the custody of three Rajasthan Royals' players.
India and China on Monday signed eight agreements during Chinese Premier Li Keqiang's visit to India.
Dentist Rajesh Talwar claimed in the court that he was asleep on the fateful night when his daughter Aarushi and domestic help Hemraj were murdered and internet activity recorded from his room might not be correct.
Police claim to have arrested a first class cricketer, Manish, and are on the look out for a former Railways player, Baburao Yadav.
The two Congress Cabinet ministers, accused in Jagan Reddy disproportionate assets case, submitted their resignations to Chief Minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy on Sunday night.
After two years of rule, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee appears to have squandered the overwhelming mandate voters gave her, but as West Bengal gears up for panchayat polls, it seems that the TMC has the advantage as the Left is yet to regroup.