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Category archives: Current News

WILL THERE BE A WORLD WAR 3

THE world is currently on high alert with tensions between the US and Russia over Syria boiling over. Adding North Korea’s nuclear ambitions into the mix, an all-out war could be on the cards – but just who would win if World War 3 broke out? We explore the options. Could World War Three happen? As the world comes under fire from terror attacks, escalating hostility between Russia and the […]

Why did India wake up so late to a child rape and murder?

A bright looking eight-year old girl belonging to a Muslim nomadic tribe in Indian-administered Kashmir goes missing in the new year. On 17 January, her battered body is recovered from a forest in Kathua district. Through February, police arrest eight men, including a retired government official, four policemen and a juvenile, in connection with the gang rape and murder of the girl. There are protests in the summer capital, Srinagar, […]

Algerian military plane crashes moments after take-off from Boufarik, 257 soldiers killed

A military plane carrying soldiers and their families crashed soon after takeoff in a farm field in northern Algeria on Wednesday, killing 257 people in what appeared to be the worst plane crash in the North African nation’s history. Algeria’s Defense Ministry said that those killed included 247 passengers and 10 crew members. The cause of the crash was unclear, and an investigation has been opened, the ministry said. The […]

Indian Tax Authorities knock on the doors of Bitcoin Exchanges. Investors beware!

Indian Tax Authorities knock on the doors of Bitcoin Exchanges. Investors beware! The long and rich “party” held by Bitcoin exchanges and investors in India is soon going to be gatecrashed by the Tax Authorities in India. The Taxation Authorities are investigating all the exchanges that help people trade Bitcoins on, across the nation. Major states like Mumbai, Delhi, Bengaluru, Hyderabad and Pune are already under the scrutiny. The Tax […]

Doklam standoff put severe pressure on ties: Wang Yi to Sushma Swaraj

Doklam standoff put severe pressure on ties: Wang Yi to Sushma Swaraj The Doklam standoff had put “severe pressure” on India-China ties though the issue was resolved through diplomatic means, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi told External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj during their meeting in New Delhi. The bilateral ties went through a serious test after Indian border troops “illegally trespassed” into the Chinese territory in June, Wang told Swaraj. […]

No condom ads between 6 am and 10 pm, says I&B ministry

No condom ads between 6 am and 10 pm, says I&B ministry The government on Monday issued an advisory asking TV channels not to air condom advertisements which could be “indecent and inappropriate for viewing by children” during the daytime. The government said its decision was based on rules stating that no advertisements which “endanger the safety of children or create in them any interest in unhealthy practices” should be […]

No lessons on democracy please: Modi govt hits back at Pakistan

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has hit back at Pakistan over its response to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s allegations that the neighbouring country is interfering in Gujarat Assembly elections. Referring to the response of Pakistan foreign ministry spokesperson Mohammad Faisal, Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad condemned the “unwarranted statement”, saying “Pakistan must stop giving us lessons”. abhor outside interference in India’s internal affairs. Pakistan’s promotion of terrorism in India is […]

Max Hospital negligence causes cancellation of their licence until further notice

Max Hospital negligence causes cancellation of their licence until further notice. After a series of violations by the Max Super Speciality Hospital at Shalimar Bagh, Delhi, the Delhi Government has decided to cancel the license for the hospital. The licence was cancelled in lieu of the news concerning a baby who was declared dead by the doctors, was rather found alive. It was on November 30 that a woman gave […]

War is inevitable: North Korea and US relations at an all time low

War is inevitable: North Korea and US relations at an all time low The conflicts between North Korea and the United States of America have hit an all time low with the rumours of the outbreak of a war between the two nations because of the continuance of military drills all across North Korea. Both North Korea and the United States are more than determined for a rise in conflict. […]

Volkswagen Official found guilty, sentenced to 7 years of prison in the biggest Dieselgate

Volkswagen Official found guilty, sentenced to 7 years of prison in the biggest Dieselgate A previous high-ranking Volkswagen employee was pleading guilty on Friday in connection to his role in cheating federal air emission standards. Oliver Schmidt of German descent led the US Volkswagen Environmental Engineering Office, who pleaded guilty to four out of a total of eleven charges against him. The prosecutors for the case say that Schmidt is […]