Afghanistan: Teenage girl appeals and wins forced prostitution case


Little did Sahar Gul knew, an Afghani teenager that she may land up in hospital after her in-laws forced her to take up prostitution. Her case ended up in the Supreme Court of Afghanistan after her convicted in-laws were released by appeals courts, who were originally sentenced to a 10 year jail term. The AljazeeraContinue reading “Afghanistan: Teenage girl appeals and wins forced prostitution case”

Second suspect in Boston Marathon Blasts arrested by police


It has been four days to Boston Marathon blasts that led to the killing of three and injured 176. On Friday night, the people of Watertown, a Boston suburb, cheered for everyone in a police cruiser, SWAT car and unmarked car for capturing one of two brothers involved in the blasts. Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, 19, wasContinue reading “Second suspect in Boston Marathon Blasts arrested by police”

Palace confirms Kate Middleton’s Pregnancy: News broke out after Kate was being taken to hospital for morning sickness- Chances are that Kate may give birth to twins


Rumors about pregnancy of Kate Middleton started doing the rounds when the Princess covered her midsection during a dinner event in London. The news came out when Kate was diagnosed with hyperemesis gravidarum (a form of morning sickness) after falling sick at her family home. This form of morning sickness affects only one out ofContinue reading “Palace confirms Kate Middleton’s Pregnancy: News broke out after Kate was being taken to hospital for morning sickness- Chances are that Kate may give birth to twins”

Challenges faced by Fawzia Koofi to become the first woman speaker of Afghanistan


Not many of us may have heard about Fawzia Koofi but its hard to forget her once you get to know who she is? Fawzia Koofi is the first women speaker of Afghan Parliament and now pinning her hopes on the Presidential Seat for which Elections will take place soon. Like the country (read: Afghanistan),Continue reading “Challenges faced by Fawzia Koofi to become the first woman speaker of Afghanistan”

CIA chief David Petraeus resigns for involvement in extra-marital affair


David Petraeus has resigned from his designation as Director, CIA stating his involvement in an extra-marital affair. He called the act as “unacceptable” for a person who heads the intelligence wing of a country. BBC reporter Adam Brookes was told by CIA officials upon condition of anonymity that it was his autobiography writer, Paula BroadwellContinue reading “CIA chief David Petraeus resigns for involvement in extra-marital affair”