Category archives: Celebrity

Former Black Panther Assata Shakur Added to FBI’s Most Wanted Terrorist List

The FBI added Assata Shakur to its Most Wanted Terrorist List today. In addition, the state of New Jersey announced it was adding $1 million to the FBI’s $1 million reward for her capture. Shakur becomes the first woman ever to make the list and only the second domestic terrorist to be added to the list. Assata Shakur, the former Joanne Chesimard, was a member of the Black Panther Party […]

Scarred for life, minor burns herself to death

As 15-year-old Fatima breathed her last late on Wednesday night, all those who had known her could not hold back their tears. The young girl was the life of the chaali where she lived. She had suffered enough in life, but the last thing that the residents of the chaali would have imagined was her committing suicide. Her only grouse was that all the attention and protests happened only when […]

Amanda Knox Interview: Seattle Student Says She Wants The Truth To Come Out About Kercher Murder

SEATTLE — Amanda Knox says in an interview that what happened to her was “surreal but it could have happened to anyone.” The Seattle native told ABC News’ Diane Sawyer in an interview airing Tuesday night that “I want the truth to come out. I’d like to be reconsidered as a person.” In March, Italy’s highest criminal court overturned Knox’s acquittal in the 2007 murder of British student Meredith Kercher […]

Sarabjit Singh dies in Lahore, Pakistan agrees to send body back

Lahore: Sarabjit Singh, the Indian who was attacked in a prison in Pakistan where he spent 22 years after being convicted of terrorism, died early this morning at a Lahore hospital after a cardiac arrest. Pakistan has agreed to India’s request that his body be sent back for last rites. The 49-year-old was admitted at Lahore’s Jinnah hospital on Friday with severe brain injuries after a group of inmates hit him […]

Meet the World's Biggest Rabbit!

Meet the World’s Biggest Rabbit! This rabbit’s name is Herman and he lives with his owner, Hans Wagner, in Berlin, Germany. German Giants are domestic rabbits. They do not exist in the wild and can live as long as 12 years. Herman can eat a bale of hay per week. He weighs in at 22 pounds and measures a little over 3 feet. Please follow and like us:

Boston bomber Tamerlan Tsarnaev's last call to his mother

After last week’s Boston Marathon bombings, Zubeidat Tsarnaeva phoned her son Tamerlan in Massachusetts to make sure he was safe. “Mama, why are you worrying?” Tamerlan replied from Boston, laughing. Days later, it was the son who phoned his mother. The two, in recent years, had shared a powerful transformation to a more intense brand of Islam. “The police, they have started shooting at us, they are chasing us,” Mrs. […]

Catholic priest donates kidney to Muslim man

They were strangers who met on a bus. They believe God brought them together. Shobha Warrier reports on an incredible story of kindness and giving from Kerala. Here is an unusual story of two people from different faiths and different places with the hand of God uniting them in a bus. And this chance meeting is going to change both their lives. Father Sebastian is a 41-year-old Catholic priest from […]

Vivekananda’s legacy of universalism

He believed that no religion was superior to another. There can be no meeting point between his message and that of the sangh parivar   A variety of activities is in the offing to commemorate Swami Vivekananda’s immense contribution to the making of India as a nation. The occasion: the 150th birth anniversary of Swamiji. Seminars, workshops, publications and such other means to perpetuate his memory and assess the significance […]

Cyberspace abuzz with Narendra Modi speech

New Delhi, April 08: A war of words broke out in the cyberspace over Narendra Modi’s hour-long interaction organised by the FICCI Ladies Organisation with his speech dissected in great detail by sympathisers and opponents. Trending in Twitter showed maximum responses at # Feku, a hashtag created by a pro-Congress group on a day Modi talked about his association with social media like Facebook and Twitter. ‘Modi Storms FICCI’ was […]

Topless women protest agains Putin

Topless women protesters in Germany have shouted at Russian president Vladimir Putin as he toured a trade fair in Germany. Three women bared their breasts and shouted “dictator” before being quickly bundled away by security officers. Mr Putin, who was at the event in Hannover with German Chancellor Angel Merkel, spoke about the incident at news conference: “As regards the stunt – I liked it. By and large, we knew […]