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Cranberries singer Dolores O’Riordan dies suddenly at 46

Cranberries singer Dolores O'Riordan dies suddenly at 46

Death of Irish singer, whose band sold more than 40m records, is being treated as ‘unexplained’ Dolores O’Riordan, the Irish soprano who led The Cranberries to worldwide fame as one of the most popular bands of the 1990s, has died, her publicist said Monday. The news was confirmed by her publicist in a statement, but no cause of death has ... Read More »

Muslim schoolgirl attacked in Canada for wearing Hijab

Muslim schoolgirl attacked in Canada for wearing Hijab

PM Justin Trudeau has condemned an attack on an 11-year-old Khawlah Noman An 11-year-old Muslim schoolgirl has been assaulted by a man who twice tried to cut off her hijab with scissors she was walking to school with her younger brother in Toronto. Khawlah Noman who is in Grade 6, told reporters at her school said, “I felt confused, scared, terrified”. ... Read More »

Anniversary of tragedy in Manas Airport

Plane crash at Manas

By Diloram Ismailov  Soon Kyrgyzstan will remember the victims of one of the most terrible tragedies in the history of the country. 39 people, including 17 children were killed under the wreckage of a cargo Boeing 747-400 crashed near capital of Kyrgyzstan – Bishkek. Moreover Kyrgyz people will remember how in those tragic days the former President of Kyrgyzstan – ... Read More »

Southern California mudslides, flooding leave at least 13 dead

flood

About 5.5 inches of rain had fallen in parts of Ventura County over two days in southern California At least 13 people have been died after a powerful winter storm drenching Southern California sent mud, rocks and debris plummeting down wildfire-scarred hillsides and into several neighbourhoods, some of which house lavish celebrity homes. According to local media in just a ... Read More »

Snowfall stuns Sahara Desert, the hottest desert in the world

snow blanket

Ain Sefra is located around 1,000 metres above sea level and surrounded by the Atlas Mountains A snowstorm in the Sahara desert has turned the normally sandy landscape into what looks like arctic tundra after up to 16 inches fell on areas of Algeria. The current temperature of world’s largest hot desert plummeted this week as a freak snowstorm hit the ... Read More »

ICIJ, CPJ granted $1 million each at Golden Globes 2018

International Consortium of Investigative Journalists

Golden Globes announce $2 million grant for journalism organizations ICIJ and CPJ One of the highlights of the 75th Golden Globe Awards was the $2 million grants announced for a journalism consortium and a media rights group to combat growing threats to press freedom. At the Golden Globes ceremony on January 7, the Hollywood Foreign Press Association announced two grants of ... Read More »

Eventful life of Air Marshal Asghar Khan comes to an end

Eventful life of Air Marshal Asghar Khan comes to an end

Asghar Khan was one of the world’s youngest air force chiefs at 36 The first Muslim commander-in-chief of the Pakistan Air Force (PAF), Air Marshal Asghar Khan passed away at the age of 97 after a prolonged illness in Islamabad. Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi with Air Marshal Asghar Khan, Chief of Naval Staff Admiral Zafar Mahmood Abbasi, Chairman of ... Read More »

Pakistan summons US ambassador in protest after Trump’s ‘lies and deceit’ tweet

Pakistan summons US ambassador in protest after Trump's 'lies and deceit' tweet

Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif dismissed the outburst as a political stunt Pakistan has summoned the US ambassador David Hale in a rare public rebuke after Donald Trump angry tweet on Islamabad with threats to cut aid over “lies” about militancy. Ambassador David Hale was asked to go to the foreign office in the Pakistani capital on Monday night after Islamabad ... Read More »

Shah Rukh Khan’s Raees most talked about Bollywood film of 2017 on Twitter

Raees-Twitter

Raees marked the debut of Pakistani actress Mahira Khan in Bollywood Indian superstar Shah Rukh Khan and Pakistani actress Mahira Khan’s movies ‘Raees’ has topped Twitter in the most talked movie in 2017. According to Twitter India’s annual ranking list, “Raees” was the most talked about Hindi film in 2017 based on the hashtag volume. In the twitter list Salman ... Read More »

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