Raza Hamdani

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MP teen attempts suicide after videos of BJP leader making her father perform ‘murga’ go viral

A 19-year-old college student in Madhya Pradesh’s Jabalpur city attempted suicide after videos of her father being abused and publicly humiliated, …

India

Muslims are seen as a threat in the US – but the Florida shooter wasn't. Why?

Trump has shifted our focus towards immigrants and Muslims as threats, while willfully neglecting the threat posed by racists and rightwing extremists<p>How will gun control be discussed at a conference of conservatives this week? Follow developments in an experimental format for mobile<p>Last week’s …

Nikolas Cruz

Israel is now saying the plane that was shot down over Syria went down partly because the pilot made a mistake

JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military says a "professional error" by a flight crew caused an air force jet to be struck and crash during an attack on a target in Syria earlier this month.<p>JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military says a "professional error" by a flight crew caused an air force jet to be …

Israeli Air Force

5 key differences between Delta Force and SEAL Team 6

SEAL Team 6, officially known as United States Naval Special Warfare Development Group (DEVGRU), and Delta Force, officially known as 1st Special Forces Operational Detachment-Delta (1st SFOD-D), are the most highly trained elite forces in the US military.<p>Both are Special Missions Units (SMU) under …

Military

Why is Israel scattering millions of flies around Gaza?

Every week, 33 million flies are scattered from airplanes onto orchards and agricultural farmland surrounding Gaza.<p>><br>• ><p>Hundreds of Mediterranean flies …

Insects

“We don't want to scare people, but…” Met Office warns of snow, strandings and mobile phone outages

Britain is braced for four days of widespread snow from Monday which could reach eight inches deep in some areas, the Met Office has warned.<p>Severe weather warnings were extended to cover most of the country this week with bitterly cold winds leaving some areas feeling colder than the Arctic Circle …

Weather

How the Islamic world saw science from ancient times

Between the 11th and 18th centuries, the Islamic world absorbed and interpreted lessons from classical Greece and Rome, leading to advances in science, medicine and philosophy — and finding expression in astonishing manuscripts and objects.<p>Those items are the focus of “Romance and Reason: Islamic …

New York University

PT says her body will ‘never be the same again’ after giving birth

In this strange Instagram era, it’s easy to assume that you’re the only one without the perfect bod.<p>Plus-size, super slim, gym-fit or pregnant, …

Fitness

The perception of the Sikh diaspora across the world is damaging Western foreign policy towards India

It was meant to be a pleasant diplomatic trip with little on the agenda. A tour, a few photos, trips to the Taj Mahal and the Golden Temple. The …

India

From Sridevi to Kareena to Anushka, unrealistic beauty standards fuel a disturbing trend

Soon after the death of Sridevi, WhatsApp messages began doing the rounds about whether her death may be linked to the plastic surgeries she …

Bollywood

Study: Freud Was Right about Personality

Can a nerdy child grow up to be an aggressive tycoon? Can a childhood bully develop into a mild-mannered librarian?<p>Psychologists have debated for a …

Psychology

US air force jets ‘battle mystery UFO in dogfight' over skies above Area 51 military base

This is the mysterious moment two US air force jets are seen "dogfighting" with an unknown craft in an area where there are believed to be UFOs.<p>The …

Paranormal

Elizabeth Hurley Bikini Pics Come With ‘Disturbing’ Revelation For Some Liz Fans

Elizabeth Hurley is 52 and she can still wear a bikini without a care in the world because she manages to keep so fit. <i>The Royals</i> star has been …

Clothing

Model goes on Tinder date completely NAKED - and it takes her date way too long to notice

The model agreed to meet a guy for the very first time - but was only wearing body paint designed to look like clothes.<p>Every pre-date ritual involves …

Relationships

Sridevi Kapoor, Bollywood superstar, dies aged 54

Outpouring of grief in India as one of the biggest names in cinema dies in Dubai<p>• Sridevi Kapoor: beautiful Bollywood star who was India’s lover, friend and mum<p>Sridevi Kapoor, a pioneering woman in Indian cinema who riveted audiences for nearly five decades, died in Dubai at the weekend.<p>Crowds …

India

9 questions the most interesting people ask to cut through small talk

I remember early in my career, one of my biggest fears walking into a networking event to schmooze or meeting someone for a business lunch was boring the other person to tears in conversation.<p>I didn't want to be the windbag who dragged on forever, so I learned to be brief, to the point, and …

Self-improvement

Why do some Chinese funerals involve strippers?

Pole dancers have also performed in funeral processions in Taiwan<p><b>Music blaring through loudspeakers, strippers dancing to the beat and audiences whistling along. In some parts of China, this is what you would see during a funeral procession.</b><p>Earlier this year, China renewed a clampdown on strippers …

China

Man Studied Google Maps, Apple Maps and Waze for an Entire Year to Determine Which Is the Best

There are many ways to get from point A to point B, but which app truly gives you the best route?<p>Most people have their preferred popular navigation …

Maps

Recent Celebrity Headlines Prove Equality Has A Long Way To Go

Can’t a woman be witty, clever, strong and sexy too?<p>Last week saw some pretty disheartening stories hit the headlines with regards to female …

Holly Willoughby

Why are world leaders backing this brutal attack against Kurdish Afrin?

Islamist militants – with Turkish army support – are wreaking havoc with a pocket of peace and sanity in the Syrian war<p>Three years ago the world watched a ragtag band of men and women fighters in the Syrian town of Kobane, most armed only with Kalashnikovs, hold off a vast army of Islamist …

Middle East

Class 11 Girl Beheaded In Front Of School; Murder Weapon Found Next To Her Body

<b>+8</b> See more slides<p>A class 11 student was beheaded in front of her school in Madhya Pradesh’s Kotma. The accused had been the schoolgirl’s stalker for …

Crime

Justin Trudeau’s Bhangra in Delhi leaves many unhappy, here’s why

Taking the stage at Canada House in Delhi, Justin Trudeau made a grand entrance doing Bhangra. (Source: Rohit Gandhi/ Twitter)<p>Justin Trudeau is in …

India

5 Mistakes Parents Make When Giving Kids Directions

Whether your child responds to your directions by saying, “In a minute!” or he ignores your commands completely, dealing with a child who doesn’t …

Self-help

How to draw a crowd in 1936? Let a white woman hang a black man

Twenty thousand people traveled to Kentucky to watch the execution of Rainey Bethea<p>The last public execution in America was a media frenzy. Not …

Santa Rosa

New Russian stealth fighter spotted in Syria

Two Su-57 jets are the latest high-tech military system Russia has deployed in Syria conflict<p>Moscow appears to have deployed an advanced new stealth fighter to its airbase in Syria, reports in Russian news media and online videos of the aircraft indicated on Thursday, in what analysts say could be …

Aerospace

The Navy Has One Nuclear Spy Submarine So Secret We Know Almost Nothing About It

The USS Jimmy Carter is one of a kind. <i>The unit makes no mention of intelligence gathering. But while the name implies a solely experimental function,</i> …

Military

Chinese cops are wearing glasses that can recognize faces - MIT Technology Review

The Download<p>What's up in emerging technology<p>February 7, 2018<p>Chinese cops are wearing glasses that can recognize faces<p>AI that identifies people in …

Falcon Heavy

Turns out we have no idea how tech affects our kids - MIT Technology Review

The Download<p>What's up in emerging technology<p>Yesterday<p>Turns out we have no idea how tech affects our kids<p>We think our children are addicted to …

Trends

That’s a Wrap! Woman Divorces Husband After He Refuses to Buy Her a Shawarma

A 30-year-old woman in Egypt recently filed for divorce from her 32-year-old husband after only 40 days of marriage on grounds that he is so stingy …

Relationships

How many golf balls are on the moon?

We’ve got a big problem with litter here on earth.<p>There’s plastic in the oceans and landfills full of rubbish.<p>You might think the moon doesn’t have …

Space Exploration