Tuesday, May 23, 2017

India Prepares for Cyclone Nilofar

Thousands evacuated as powerful cyclone heads for state of Gujarat Cyclone Nilofar is predicted to hit Gujarat on Saturday with experts categorising it as “severe”. India's Meteorological Department anticipate storm winds of up to 130km/h (80 mph). Rescue and relief teams...

Sri Lanka Landslide

Approximately 300 estimated dead in landslide caused by monsoon rains A devastating landslide occurred over a tea plantation in Sri Lanka as hopes for finding survivors are lowering. The death toll is numbered at 100 to a figure as high...

India Blasted With Cyclone Hudhud

At Least 5 Dead  (Reuters) - Cyclone Hudhud blasted India's eastern seaboard with gusts of up to 195 km per hour (over 120 mph), uprooting trees, damaging buildings and killing at least five people despite a major evacuation effort.   The...

Malala Yousafzai wins Nobel Prize

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Sister’s Regret Over Honeymoon Couple Murder

Ami Denborg Regrets Not Stopping Her Sister Anni Dewani’s Marriage "Looking back, I should have told her to break it off. If I had, maybe she would be alive today.” Ami Denborg expresses her regret over not stopping her...

Madonna Opens School in Karachi

Worked Alongside Campaigner Humaira Bachal Singer and human rights activist Madonna took to her Instagram account this week to announce the opening of  her ‘dream school’ in Karachi which she had pledged to help build last year.   “The Revolution of Love continues...

India Triumphs in Mars Mission

Sets Record in Space Race  (Reuters) - India's low-cost mission to Mars successfully entered the red planet's orbit on Wednesday, crowning what Prime Minister Narendra Modi said was a "near impossible" push to become the only country to complete the...

FEMALE PETA INDIA STAFF STONED

PURSUED BY MOB OF ANGRY MEN A PETA India staff member, who is Muslim, sustained facial and other wounds after an apparently pre-planned riot broke out in Bhopal by a group of men upset at a peaceful appeal – in...

REMEMBERING THE INDIAN SOLDIERS OF THE WESTERN FRONT

Marseille to commemorate landing of first Sikh Soldiers in 1914 To mark 100 years since the first Indian soldiers landed in Marseille to support British and French troops in 1914, the city will host a commemorative event to be attended...

ISIS Claim Beheading of American Journalist

James Foley is one of an estimated 20 journalists who went missing in Syria. An American photojournalist is claimed to have been beheaded by militants of the terrorist group Isis in a video posted online.   James Foley, 40-year-old freelancer, was reporting...