In pics: The week that was

Bangalore, Aug 31: OneIndia brings you important highlights from August 25 to August 31.

1. Mumbai gangrape accused arrested.

2. Asaram Bapu embroiled in a sexual abuse case.

3. Uproar over Ayodhya yatra.

4. Food Security Bill passed in Lok Sabha.

5. Indian archery women's team ignored by officials.

6. Janmashtmi being celebrated across the country.

7. Indian Mujahideen founder Yasin Bhatkal arrested.

8. Manmohan Singh being called 'chor' and many other stories in pictures.

Mumbai gangrape accused arrested

Accused in Mumbai gang rape case, are being shown to the media for a photo opportunity in Mumbai.

Asaram Bapu

Asaram Bapu embroiled in a sexual abuse case.



IBL: Jawala upset with lewd comments from fans at Bangalore stadium

Krrish Delhi Smashers player Jwala Gutta appeared visibly livid after she was peppered with some lewd comments from the fans during her tie against Banga Beats in the Indian Badminton league at the Sree Kanteerava Indoor Stadium here late Sunday night.



Uproar over Ayodhya Yatra paralyses Parliament

VHP's controversial Ayodhya yatra and subsequent developments paralysed Parliament on Monday with BJP and SP members creating uproar leading to adjournment of both Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha.



Food Security Bill passed in Lok Sabha, Sonia Gandhi taken ill

The much-talked about Food Security Bill was passed in the Lok Sabha around 10.45 pm on Monday. The bill was passed after a nine-year-long debate. The bill was supported by the BJP.



Indian women archery team ignored by association officials

The Indian women archery team were disappointed that no top officials had come to receive them at IGI airport in New Delhi. On Aug 25 the team of Bombayala Devi, Deepika Kumari, Rimil Buriuly defeated the Olympic champions and top seeded Koreans to clinch the gold medal in World Cup Stage IV in Wroclaw, Poland.



Bollywood actor Om Puri booked for assaulting wife, goes missing

Padma Shri award-winner and Bollywood actor Om Puri is absconding after his second wife Nandita lodged an assault case against him. The actor's wife Nandita has filed a complaint in Versova police station, saying that her husband hit her with a rod after an argument over maintenance of their flat in Seven Bungalows in Andheri (west) on Aug 22 night.

Malala Yousafzai receives International Children's Peace Prize 2013

Teenage activist Malala Yousafzai, who was shot in the head by a Taliban militant last October while campaigning for girls' right to education, has won the prestigious International Children's Peace Prize.

Buildings collapse in Vadodara, 7 killed

Seven persons were killed while many were feared trapped after two buildings collapsed in the Atladara area in Vadodara in the wee hours on Wednesday. Rescue operations were in full swing.



We are not Draupadis and Krishna will not come for protection, says Hema

As the discussions are on about how to change the mentality of men to curb such heinous crimes like rapes, molestation, sexual harassment or even whistling and winking, Hema Malini's statement was criticised by many.



US air strike against Syria around the corner?

The USA is likely to launch its military strike against Syria with attacks on military establishments and headquarters near capital Damascus and other government installations across the country.



IM founder Yasin Bhatkal arrested from Nepal border

In a major breakthrough, the home-grown terror outfit Indian Mujahideen (IM) founder Yasin Bhatkal was arrested in the wee hours on Thursday. He was on the run for over five years.



Asia Cup Hockey: India beat Bangladesh 9-1

Penalty corner exponents Rupinderpal Singh and VR Raghunath slammed a hat-trick each as India mauled Bangladesh 9-1 to maintain their unbeaten run ahead of the semifinals in the ninth Asia Cup hockey tournament in Ipoh on Wednesday.



India's first 'military' satellite launched successfully

India's first 'military' satellite (GSAT-7) was successfully put into the geosynchronous transfer orbit early Friday by the European Space Agency's (ESA) heavy rocket, authorities said.



Telangana row: Jaganmohan Reddy continues fast in hospital

YSR Congress party president Y. S. Jaganmohan Reddy is continuing his indefinite fast in hospital, where he was shifted by Chanchalguda jail authorities late Thursday night as his condition started deteriorating.



Janmashtami: Celebrations of Lord Krishna's birth

Families across India celebrated Janmashtami - the birth of Lord Krishna, with pomp and great zeal. Toddlers are the most interesting part of this festival. They dress up as Lord Krishna either to take part in the fancy dress competitions or merely break the 'matka' during community celebrations.



Manmohan Singh fumes over “PM chor hai”

Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh, who otherwise maintains a calm face, lost his cool on Friday in Parliment when BJP leaders called him a 'chor.'



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