South Africa's presidency says Nelson Mandela, the anti-apartheid icon and former president, has been released from the hospital.
The 94-year-old had been in the hospital since December 8. He was diagnosed with a lung infection and also had a procedure to remove gallstones. In recent days, officials have said Mandela is improving,
but doctors have taken extraordinary care with his health because of his age.
Presidential spokesman Mac Maharaj says Mandela will receive more medical care at his Johannesburg home until he fully recovers. Maharaj requested that the public respect Mandela's privacy at this time.
Actress Sana Khan has been declared absconding after she was charged with alleged attempted abduction of a 15-year-old girl.
Son of a Samajwadi Party leader was sentenced to life imprisonment and a penalty of Rs one lakh was also imposed on him by a local court in Badaun for raping a teenaged girl.
Three Indian Army personnel were killed on Friday in an ongoing encounter in Tral area of south Kashmir.
The Shiv Sena on Thursday ended the controversy over its late chief Bal Thackeray's funeral expenses by handing over the billed amount to the municipal authorities concerned, an official said.
The Scotland Yard arrested two more people, including a woman, in connection with the murder of a soldier on a busy London street by two suspected Islamist extremists.
Gujarat CM stressed on the importance of Yoga at the inauguration of university.
The Thane city police arrested a doctor from a hospital on Wednesday for allegedly molesting a patient, the police said on Thursday.