Thursday, April 27, 2017

Christmas Carnage

12 people have been killed and 48 injured after a lorry ploughed through a Christmas market in Berlin. Police investigators are treated the incident “as a probable terrorist attack.” Video footage from the area depicts stalls knocked over and...

Pakistan Lifts Bollywood Ban

Pakistan has lifted the ban on Bollywood, allowing cinemas to air Hindi cinema once again. The self-imposed ban came about after multiple Indian producers swore not to work with Pakistani actors, musicians or technicians amid the ongoing Kashmir crisis,...

Indian Tycoon Builds 90 Homes for Daughter’s Wedding

An Indian businessman chose to celebrate his daughter’s wedding by building 90 homes for the homeless. Ajay Munot had set aside Rs 70-80 lakh for his daughter Shreya’s wedding when he decided it could be put to better use. Both...

Bangladeshi Teacher Nominated for Global Teacher Prize

A Bangladeshi teacher has been nominated for an international teaching prize. Shahanaj Parvin is included in the top 50 short list for the Best Global Teacher Prize, the biggest and hence most coveted award in the education world. The award...

Deepika Padukone Crowned Sexiest Asian Woman in the World

Actress Deepika Padukone has added to her rapidly growing list of achievements by being crowned the SEXIEST ASIAN WOMAN IN THE WORLD for the first time. The award-winning movie star dethroned Bollywood rival Priyanka Chopra, who has won the...

Pakistan Plane Crash, All 40 Feared Killed including Junaid Jamshed

A Pakistan International Airline flight carrying over forty people has crashed in Northern Pakistan, killing dozens. In a statement, the airline said that plane, Flight PK-661, "lost contact with the control tower on its way from Chitral to Islamabad...

Pakistan Hotel Fire Kills 11, Injures 50

Fifty people are reported to be injured and eleven dead after a fire blazed through the Regent Plaza Hotel, located in Karachi. According to police officer Tauqeer Naeem, the fire is believed to have started in the kitchen. A number...

Carnage as Pregnant Dancer Shot Dead on Stage at Wedding

A young, pregnant dancer has been killed at a wedding in Bathinda in the Punjab state in Northern India for allegedly refusing to dance with a wedding guest. Kulvinder Kaur was working as a dancer at the wedding of...

‘Tug Of War’ Tackles Radicalisation in Today’s Society

We had the pleasure to interview the Canadian Muslim poet and director Boonaa Mohammed. He recently released his movie, Tug of War, which explores the theme of radicalisation in people and why this could take place. We asked him...

JK Rowling Sends ‘Harry Potter’ Books to Young Syrian Girl In Aleppo

JK Rowling gives fans yet another reason to adore her, once again connected to her top selling Harry Potter books. Rowling saw some tweets online from 7 year old Bana Alabed, who told her that she would like to...