Category archives: Place

Myanmar Buddhist living in fear after Indonesia killings

With tears running down his cheeks, a Buddhist fisherman from Myanmar told how he was living in fear after his friends were beaten to death by Muslim Rohingya in a brutal attack at an Indonesian detention centre. “There were too few guards and they just  couldn’t get into the block” when violence erupted last week, a clearly traumatised Soe Paing said at the overcrowded, two-storey building on Sumatra island.   “It took ages […]

U.S. Drone Strikes In Pakistan Linked To Rise In Depression, Anxiety, Mental Health Issues

After nine friends and relatives were killed in a US drone strike four years ago, Mohammed Fahim took tranquillisers to blot out the nightmares. The 19 year-old is one of a growing number of Pakistanis living in the tribal areas on the Afghan border who has suffered from conditions related to depression, anxiety and mental health problems because of war. US drone strikes, fighting between Pakistani Taliban and the army, […]

While Narendra Modi is busy selling his development model across the country,Half of Gujrat battles for Draught

If  Maharashtra is facing its worst drought in 40 years, can neighbouring Gujarat be far behind? The impending crisis — which has hit three of Gujarat’s six regions, Saurashtra, Kutch and north Gujarat — was obvious since December but it had managed to elude the eyes of the state government. And now, while chief minister Narendra Modi is busy selling his development model across the country, at home, thousands are […]

Rare white lion cub appears at Hertfordshire wildlife park

A rare white lion has made an appearance in an enclosure at a Hertfordshire wildlife park. The female cub was born at Paradise Wildlife Park near Broxbourne to parents Kya and Moto in late January. First-time father, Moto, was rejected by his own pride before coming to the park, the wildlife park said. Director Lynn Whitnall said: “We are at an early stage in her development but she is feeding […]

1,500-year-old Christian wine factory unearthed in Israel

Archaeologists have uncovered a 1,500-year-old wine-pressing complex, which exceeds 100 square metres in area, in Israel among the ruins of an ancient Byzantine settlement. At the site near Hamei Yo’av, researchers found a ceramic lantern fashioned in the shape of a miniature  church and carved with crosses, suggesting the ancient wine factory was owned by a Christian.   The wine-making complex had compartments where the grapes were likely left to […]

Taiwan’s unwanted pups find new homes in Vancouver

Mei is one of Taiwan’s unwanted. The attractive, two-year-old Formosan Mountain Dog is friendly, up-to-date on all her shots, and spayed. In Canada, she would be an ideal candidate for adoption. But in Taiwan, the former stray spent months bouncing around shelter-to-shelter, unable to attract the interest of potential new owners. Adoption rates in that country are low, making it nearly impossible for mutts and dogs with disabilities to find […]

I-phone thieves caught on Camera,Chennai-India

http://www.facebook.com/photo.php?v=4635507369013 This THIEF with Blue shirt & HELMET ,white shirt person is his frnd who diverted my attention People if you find these 2 thieves in public contact POLICE cos they stole my I-phone .CCTV recorded the full movement.PLZ PLZ share & help us to trace them frnds. — at PHOENIX MARKET CITY CAMERA NEEDS SHOP. — at Phoenix Market City, Chennai. Please see the link below once again : http://www.facebook.com/photo.php?v=4635507369013   […]

Gigantic robotic dinosaur park to open in Australia

Tyrannosaurus Rex Jeff will be joined by more than 100 new robotic dinosaurs. n Australian billionaire is building the world’s biggest dinosaur park that will become home to 165 robotic dinosaurs! Palmer Coolum Resort in Australia is already home to Jeff the Tyrannosaurus Rex and Bones the Omeisaurus, but over the next few months will be getting loads of new arrival. It’s being built by Clive Palmer, the same man […]

North Korea Warned-U.S. Flies Stealth Bombers Over Peninsula in Show of Might

In Pic :A U.S. Air Force B-2 stealth bomber flew near Osan U.S. Air Base, south of Seoul, on Thursday in a display of force aimed at deterring North Korean threats of attacks on the U.S. and South Korea. Two B-2 stealth bombers flew from a base in the American heartland, dropped test charges on targets near North Korea and returned to the U.S. on Thursday, as Washington mounted its […]