Singapore haze elevates to worst levels till now, Indonesia sends planes to Sumatra


Air pollution in Singapore has reached record heights on the third consecutive day. Indonesia sends off planes and helicopters on Friday to extinguish the intense fires that are responsible for hazardous levels of smoky haze in three countries. The fire in peat swamp forests on Indonesia’s Sumatra Island sent a huge smog cloud across theContinue reading “Singapore haze elevates to worst levels till now, Indonesia sends planes to Sumatra”

Working moms are breadwinners for 40% US households: Pew Research Center report


American working mothers have earned a new distinction of being the primary breadwinners in a record 40 percent of households with children. The milestone is said to be changing the face of modern families in America where earlier the numbers just used to be about 11 percent in 1960. The report was released by PewContinue reading “Working moms are breadwinners for 40% US households: Pew Research Center report”

Journalists targeted by both authorities and rebels in Syria: Amnesty International


It hasn’t been easy for several journalists reporting on human rights issues from Syria. They have been working in extremely difficult circumstances under the risk of getting killed, arbitrarily arrested, detained, forced disappearances and torture. The said circumstances have been present in Syria from the last two years. The said information has been shared by Amnesty InternationalContinue reading “Journalists targeted by both authorities and rebels in Syria: Amnesty International”

2 year old Kentucky child dead after 5 year old brother shoots her


A Kentucky child was accidentally shot dead by her brother as he played with a gun given to him as a gift, police said in a statement. Caroline Starks, aged 2 years was killed when her 5-year-old sibling fired the .22-caliber rifle at their Burkesville home at 1 p.m. on Tuesday. Even the mother ofContinue reading “2 year old Kentucky child dead after 5 year old brother shoots her”

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”

Ga. Gunman held firefighters hostage on gunpoint, SWAT kills gunman and rescues firefighters


Five firefighters answered one medical emergency in a north Atlanta neighborhood on Wednesday. Authorities told that they encountered an armed man who demanded that his house cable and power be turned back on which was in foreclosure. Eventually, the firefighters were held for hours out of which only one firefighter was allowed to leave. AsContinue reading “Ga. Gunman held firefighters hostage on gunpoint, SWAT kills gunman and rescues firefighters”

Associated Press breaks news of authorities in possession of murder video in Mississippi police HQ


Concerned authorities are learnt to have a video from a police interrogation room. The video features a murder suspect who shot a detective and killed him before killing himself with the detective’s gun. The news came to light after a person with knowledge of the investigation revealed it on Saturday. The supposed suspect is JeremyContinue reading “Associated Press breaks news of authorities in possession of murder video in Mississippi police HQ”

Pope extends friendly hand towards “Muslim Brothers”


Pope Francis has extended a hand of friendship to “so many Muslim brothers and sisters” during a Good Friday procession. This Good Friday procession is dedicated to the suffering of Christians from terrorism and extremism in the Middle East. By taking this decision, the new pontiff has gone beyond the traditionalists and rejected many conventions.Continue reading “Pope extends friendly hand towards “Muslim Brothers””