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”

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”

FBI’s going to look deeper for clues in Boston Marathon bombing


FBI along with state and local police is going to intensify its probe into Monday’s  Boston Marathon bombing at the finish line. The FBI and other have vowed to hold a “world-wide investigation” and appealed to the public for tips and cellphone pictures from the incident as it might hold clues about people behind theContinue reading “FBI’s going to look deeper for clues in Boston Marathon bombing”

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”

US Unemployment rate fell in March but Jobs creation figures dismal


The unemployment rate in US fell to 7.6 percent in the month of March. However just 88,000 jobs were added. This is causing concern as experts are of the view that the economy is beginning to cool after witnessing some strong months in the past. Although, the Friday’s jobs report is due, economists are expectingContinue reading “US Unemployment rate fell in March but Jobs creation figures dismal”

Search for Teens Lost in California Canyon Enters Fourth Day


  Many search teams and several volunteers will be searching a vast southern California canyon area for third consecutive day to find two missing teens. The teens have been missing since the weekend. Names of these teens are Kyndall Jack (18) and Nicholas Cendoya (19). Both of these teens belong to Costa Mesa, California. TheContinue reading “Search for Teens Lost in California Canyon Enters Fourth Day”

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””