NORTH EAST
Naga pastor, wife beaten up in Assam

Naga pastor, wife beaten up in Assam

Dimapur (Nagaland): A well known missionary from Nagaland along with his wife and a lecturer of a college were brutally assaulted on last Saturday by an Assamese mob in Golaghat district,…

Principal beats up 5 kids in front of shocked parents, then absconds

Principal beats up 5 kids in front of shocked parents, then absconds

TURA, (Meghalaya):  Two teachers of the Goudiya Vedanta Vidyapeeth School found five kids singing in a classroom in an off-period and gave them a beating (or two according…

Border wars: Assam pushes back Nagas, destroys Naga huts

Border wars: Assam pushes back Nagas, destroys Naga huts

JORHAT (Assam) – The border dispute between Nagaland and Assam has been going on for decades. In a fresh incident, the Jorhat district administration carried out an ‘eviction’…

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INDIA -WIDE

Okhla waste plant under AAP govt. scanner

Okhla waste plant under AAP govt. scanner

NEW DELHI: Delhi Deputy chief minister Manish Sisodia inspected the Okhla and Ghazipur waste-to-energy plants…

‘We hire only non-Muslims” sparks outrage

‘We hire only non-Muslims” sparks outrage

Bombay (Mumbai): When Zeshan Ali Khan applied for a marketing job with a multi-national jewellery…

Ladies, you’ll working the Bombay night shift soon!

Ladies, you’ll working the Bombay night shift soon!

BOMBAY (MUMBAI): It’s good news for women, they’re going to be ‘allowed’ to work in…

Bihar Muslims help build yet another Hindu temple

Bihar Muslims help build yet another Hindu temple

Bihar: Muslims in Bihar have donated land to help build the world’s largest Ram temple…

BJP ally won’t ‘close eyes’ to beef-ban based job loss

BJP ally won’t ‘close eyes’ to beef-ban based job loss

Bombay (Mumbai): ‘Lift the blanket ban on beef in Maharashtra’ is the strident call of…

SOUTH-ASIA

Pak Govt. fails to shield targeted minorities from sectarian violence’

Pak Govt. fails to shield targeted minorities from sectarian violence’

Karachi:   The Catholic Church human rights body in Pakistan has protested the killing of minority Shia Ismaili Muslims. The Catholic Church’s human rights body in Pakistan is called…

Chakmas: Refugees in every land, being pushed out by Bangladesh?

Chakmas: Refugees in every land, being pushed out by Bangladesh?

In August 2014, Timir Baran Chakma, an indigenous Jumma activist, was reportedly assassinated in Bangladeshi military custody. This was protested by his supporters. But his death, and the…

Sri Lanka celebrated May Day

Sri Lanka celebrated May Day

May 1  marks the 129th International Labourers’ Day or better known as May Day. Sri Lanka celebrated its first May Day or Labour Day in 1927 under the…

Nepal media says India’s support more myth, less action

Nepal media says India’s support more myth, less action

There is more myth to India’s support than reality, say local newspersons in Kathmandu. The general feeling is that the Indian teams are more concerned with providing relief…

Modi Govt. pooh-poohs US report on religious freedom

Modi Govt. pooh-poohs US report on religious freedom

NEW DELHI : The Narendra Modi government strongly reacted to a report by a US Congress-established panel claiming that minorities in the country have been subjected to “violent…

WORLD NEWS

Raping lesbians: fair game in Kingston Town

Raping lesbians: fair game in Kingston Town

KINGSTON, Jamaica:  Jamaica may sound so cool and fun-loving on a Harry Belafonte album, but Kingston town can be a dark…

Ethiopia Mourns Christians martyred for their faith

Ethiopia Mourns Christians martyred for their faith

Not just Ethiopia, but people all over the world mourn the brutal killing of 30 people by ISIL,  because of their…

World Bank Projects responsible for gross Human Rights violations?

World Bank Projects responsible for gross Human Rights violations?

An expose published by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) and its media partners has revealed that in the past…

‘Blood Diamond’ traders want to jail Author

‘Blood Diamond’ traders want to jail Author

The guys who trade in ‘Blood Diamonds’ want to silence crusading Angolan journalist Rafael Marques de Morais. In the latest effort…

RAINBOW

Raping lesbians: fair game in Kingston Town

Raping lesbians: fair game in Kingston Town

KINGSTON, Jamaica:  Jamaica may sound so cool and fun-loving on a Harry Belafonte album, but Kingston town can be a dark horror story for non-straight people. Equal…

EARTH

Ganga: major headache to clean!

Ganga: major headache to clean!

The Ganga captures the collective Indian imagination. The river is believed to have the capacity to wash away one’s sins and purify the living and the dead.…

HEALTH

A Doc on hunger strike shuts down Nepal’s hospitals

A Doc on hunger strike shuts down Nepal’s hospitals

The doctor grows weaker as he fasts till death, while the Nepalese government is firm on allowing private medical college to charge exorbitant fees. Nepal is in turmoil…

EDUCATION

Will Patna University wilt away for lack of research?

Will Patna University wilt away for lack of research?

Patna: Patna University, in the days of the British Raj, was called Oxford of the East. Today, it fails to attract a single registration for a PhD…

Nepal

Nepal media says India’s support more myth, less action

Nepal media says India’s support more myth, less action

There is more myth to India’s support than reality, say local newspersons in Kathmandu. The general feeling is that the Indian teams are more concerned with providing…

Pakistan

Pak Govt. fails to shield targeted minorities from sectarian violence’

Pak Govt. fails to shield targeted minorities from sectarian violence’

Karachi:   The Catholic Church human rights body in Pakistan has protested the killing of minority Shia Ismaili Muslims. The Catholic Church’s human rights body in Pakistan is…

Bangladesh

Bangladesh’s Radio (Lady) Ga Ga

Bangladesh’s Radio (Lady) Ga Ga

DHAKA : Women, aren’t really considered as subjects for media news coverage in patriarchal Bangladesh.  A recent media monitoring survey by the NGO Bangladesh Nari Progati Sangha…

Bhutan

Bhutan is no longer FIFA bottom ranker

Bhutan is no longer FIFA bottom ranker

Football: Bhutan is no more the lowest ranked soccer playing nation. After the memorable double victory in the two-legged encounter with Sri Lanka, Bhutan jumped 46 places…