More Than Beauty

Actress-turned politician, Angoorlata Deka wasn’t congratulated on her success, rather by using social media, people have focused more on her beauty than her victory. Only a scarce amount has been conveyed about her campaign or her victory in Assam, so...

A Defiant Publication

New Controversial Cover of Charlie Hebdo Divides Opinion Three million copies of the new Charlie Hebdo magazine are being printed in France and some may be coming to the UK. The cover depicts the Islamic prophet holding a card...

CIA Torture Techniques “Extreme”

Damning Report Reveals Ineffective and Brutal Use of TortureA milestone report detailing the full extent of the CIA's interrogation techniques and detention programmes following the September 11 terror attacks has led to the UN, human rights activists and legal...

Germany Bomb Blast

A German music festival in the town of Ansbach saw a man set off an explosive device, 12 people have been injured with three in serious condition. The 27-year-old perpetrator had been denied asylum last year and had a...

Burkini Beach Ban

Just a month ago, headlines blared after a terror plot saw a lorry kill 85 people on Bastille Day, Nice. Now, the French Riveria beaches, a mere few kilometres down from Nice has implemented a full ban in burkinis-...

The Favoured, The Fallen and the Future

As we wave goodbye to 2016, it is time to reflect on everything the year gave us; from the wonderful to the wacky. We lost many icons in 2016, from actors to musicians to activists and there were many...

Belgium brewery apologizes to Hindus for using Lord Ganesha as beer icon

Belgium brewery, The Musketeers, has apologized for using Lord Ganesha as icon representing its Jack's Precious IPA beer. Google translation of brewery’s (headquartered in Ursel, East Flanders) statement in Dutch, responding to criticism by Hindu community, published on their website,...

Four Gaza Universities Rebuilt by Manchester Charity

"Bloodshed and economic sanctions have left the people of Gaza stuck in deprivation and it could never move forward whilst its institutes of higher education lay in ruin.” Human Appeal, a Manchester-based humanitarian aid charity, has completed a project where...

Drought In India

A large amount of India is in the grasp of a ruthless drought, after two successive weak monsoons and a searing heatwave. The drought has killed at least 300 people already. The drought in India has dried up river beds...

India Appoints Female Defence Minister For First Time

In a cabinet reshuffle, India has appointed Nirmala Sitharaman as its first full time woman defence minister. The appointment of Ms Sitharaman on Sunday, who was previously a minister of state for commerce and industry, has been widely welcomed. She had...