Category: World

ISIS sympathiser from kasargod deported by afghanistan

In a first, Afghanistan has deported an alleged ISIS sympathiser from Kerala, Nashidul Hamzafar, who along with 14 other youths had gone to join the terror organisation, officials said. They said he was taken into custody by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) on arrival from Kabul. “Nashidul was detained by Afghan security agencies last year […]

Medicines and clean water can prevent majority of child deaths; UN

An estimated 6.3 million children died before their 15th birthdays in 2017, or one every five seconds, mostly due to a lack of water, sanitation, nutrition and basic healthcare, according to report by United Nations agencies on Tuesday. The vast majority of these deaths – 5.4 million – occur in the first five years of […]

Using drug in music fest; 7 Dead and 3 in coma

Seven people have died and five others are in a coma after taking drugs at a dance music festival in Hanoi. As per officials investigators worked to identify the substance. The victims, who were all Vietnamese, “all tested positive for drugs,” deputy director of Hanoi police Nguyen Van Vien told reporters. “Police are trying to […]

CBI starts investigation against face book on data theft

The CBI has written to Facebook, Cambridge Analytica and Global Science Research (GSR) in connection with its investigation into the alleged illegal data harvesting of Indians from the social networking platform. Sources in the central probe agency said the CBI has sought the details of data collection exercise adapted by them. After reference from the […]

Nike launches ‘sporting hijab’ for women

Different views and laws from different parts of the world have made hijab the subject of a worldwide debate in the past few years. But Muslim women from across the globe have shattered stereotypes by achieving excellence in their respective fields including sports while wearing a hijab. Following prominent fashion events and publications that gave […]

Google to shut down ‘Inbox by Gmail’ app

Four years after Google created the ‘Inbox by Gmail’ app and building up a decent user base, the app is being withdrawn and many of its features are being merged with the main Gmail app. The support to the app may be withdrawn by March 2019, though the exact date is still uncertain, as per […]

The dream job; For sleeping NASA will pay 11 lakhs

Rs 11 lakh seems like quite the package deal, especially if your job literally entails long hours of sleep – 70 long dreamy days, to be precise. Most of us could actually do with some more sleep and the thought that someone would pay us to do that is just a tad bit overwhelming. *Wipes […]