International

Reuters Journalists Covering Rohingya Conflict in Myanmar Detained for ‘Illegally Acquiring Information’

Two Reuters journalists, Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo, are being accused of...

Israel had plan to shoot down passenger plane to kill Arafat, book claims

Ariel Sharon allegedly told air force to attack planes if thought to be...

Burma/Bangladesh: Return Plan Endangers Refugees

Repatriated Rohingya Would Face Abuse, Insecurity, Aid Shortages Bangladesh’s decision on January 22, 2018,...

“Shithole” Countries? The Media’s Portrayal of Africa Reconsidered

It’s time to take a hard look at the role of the news...

Military spending or investment in peace?

Rt Rev Peter Price, Chris Mullin and Jeremy Lester call for a long-term effort...

Biznomics

Why Indian Apocalypse To Save American Dream?

While the Western European countries are themselves still reeling under the pressure of the 2008 financial crisis that...

Maha bans sale of tobacco at shops selling FMCG items

Mumbai: The Maharashtra government today announced a ban on sale of tobacco at merchant establishments selling FMCG items to...

Be a ‘GST-wise’ Consumer!

As consumers, we are all paying GST on various goods and services in our daily lives. By becoming...

South African Entrepreneur Is Turning Plastic Waste Into Solar-Powered School Bags

Thato Kgatlhanye and Rea Ngwane founded Rethaka Repurpose Schoolbags, a for-profit social enterprise that manufactures school bags from...

India’s growing rich-poor divide: Richest 1% gross 73% wealth in 2017

Davos (IANS): India’s richest, just 1 per cent of its 1.3 billion people, grossed 73 per cent of the...

Health

Are you a mosquito magnet? Swatting really can deter them, study shows

Researchers have discovered why mosquitoes prefer some people over others – and how a swat teaches them to avoid you