Why did planes kept flying over Ukraine even after it was crisis hit?


After the news of Malaysian Airlines jet that was carrying 298 people was shot down by a surface-to-air missile yesterday in Eastern Ukraine, you must be asking yourself that the country has been crisis torn for months and yet International airlines did not took the precaution of avoiding the risky route. Well, following are aContinue reading “Why did planes kept flying over Ukraine even after it was crisis hit?”

Government backed Internet Censorship crackdowns rising globally from UK to Vietnam


In Vietnam, a new law has been passed under which it’s illegal if citizens post news or “general information” online. Some of you may be thinking that what’s new in this law, this too shall be one of those government crackdowns on Internet that could hardly be enforceable. However, to your surprise this time insteadContinue reading “Government backed Internet Censorship crackdowns rising globally from UK to Vietnam”

US to step up support to rebels after evidence on Syrian government’s use of chemical weapons


After Barack Obama has announced White House’s plans to arm Syrian rebels due to receiving evidence regarding Syrian government making use of chemical weapons against rebels, there are growing expectations of this being the next big news for some days now. Here are the latest updates on the issue as Assad forces launch Aleppo assault.Continue reading “US to step up support to rebels after evidence on Syrian government’s use of chemical weapons”

Hezbollah’s leader in support of Syrian government against rebels


Militant group Hezbollah’s leader has lent support of his powerful movement to the government of Syrian President Bashar Assad and vowed to help the government in securing a victory against the Syrian rebels. Hassan Nasrallah considers the Syrian rebels as proxy warriors for the West and Israel. The current Nasrallah’s comments are looked at asContinue reading “Hezbollah’s leader in support of Syrian government against rebels”

Body found in river recognized as Brown University student


The Rhode Island medical examiner’s office has recognized the body found in a river as that of the missing Brown University student Sunil Tripathi. It all came to light with the help of forensic dental examination, according to, spokesperson for the Rhode Island Department of Health Dara Chadwick. “At this time, the cause of deathContinue reading “Body found in river recognized as Brown University student”

Seattle shooting, 5 dead including suspect


The calm night sky was filled with gunfire noise at an apartment complex in a city south of Seattle and five people were shot to death. The list of dead also includes a suspect who was shot by arriving officers, police said early Monday. The Police officers reached the crime scene at 9:30 p.m. PDT Continue reading “Seattle shooting, 5 dead including suspect”

Asperger’s dropped from psychiatric manual lead to the Connecticut Shootings


The decision to drop Asperger’s Syndrome by the American Psychiatric Association from its Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Psychiatry that will be published in May 2013 has attracted criticism. In fact the American Psychiatric Association has decided to compile the disease under the category of “autism spectrum disorder”. The way this decision is going toContinue reading “Asperger’s dropped from psychiatric manual lead to the Connecticut Shootings”

Connecticut Elementary School Shootings memorial service: President Obama says US should do more to protect its children


In a sullen memorial service of Newton, Connecticut elementary school shooting victims, President Obama said that US must do more in order to prevent incidents like these from happening again. While speaking at the inter-faith vigil in Newtown, President Obama reiterated his commitment towards the cause and told the residents that the whole nation standsContinue reading “Connecticut Elementary School Shootings memorial service: President Obama says US should do more to protect its children”

Elementary school teacher took courageous stand to save students during Connecticut Shooting


Victoria Soto (27), the Sandy Hook Elementary School’s teacher of First Grade students has died in a bid to save her students by hiding them in the closet and as a resultant exposed herself to the assailant of Connecticut Shootings. “She was found huddled over her children, her students, doing instinctively what she knew wasContinue reading “Elementary school teacher took courageous stand to save students during Connecticut Shooting”

22 school children injured in China after knife attack


The state run news website (chinanews.com) reported on Friday about the knife stabbing incident in Primary school situated in Henan Province (Chenpeng Village). According to reports received from Guangshan authorities the man who is behind the incident appears to be mentally ill. Many such cleaver knife incidents on school children took place in China duringContinue reading “22 school children injured in China after knife attack”