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India pre-natal gender testing adverts to be blocked online

Google, Yahoo and Microsoft will block online adverts for pre-natal gender testing tools in India, following an order by the country’s top court.

Syrian ceasefire is on life support

A week after Russia and the United States agreed a new cessation of hostilities in Syria, the deal is on life support.

Life jacket graveyard for those who died en route

On the day the United Nations meets in New York to discuss the refugee crisis, organizers in London created a poignant reminder of the plight facing refugees.

The world's worst to-do list

It’s the world’s toughest “to do” list: stop violent extremism, solve the worst global refugee crisis in a quarter century, foster peace in the...

Chennai based running club to gift 'joy of Dussehra' to children at orphanage

This year, a Chennai-based running group, is celebrating its first anniversary by “gifting the joy of Dussehra to a girl child”. Unleash Inner Strength or...

Ramkumar death: Madras HC rules out CBI probe

A day after the death of Ramkumar, the alleged murderer of Chennai techie Swathi, the Madras High Court on Monday ordered for the post-mortem to be conducted...

Kashmir attack: Pakistan hits back at India accusations

Pakistan strongly condemns allegations that it masterminded a militant attack in Indian-administered Kashmir that killed 18 soldiers.

France burkini ban: Australian woman forced off Riviera beach

An Australian Muslim who went to France to show solidarity with French Muslims is forced to leave a beach for wearing a burkini, despite the ban being overturned.

This Coke Studio singer was told she looks like a "maid"; her response is winning the internet

A recent Coke Studio Pakistan rendition of Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan’s “Afreen Afreen” featuring Rahat Fateh Ali Khan and newcomer Momina Mustehsan has...

Putin's party wins majority

Russian President Vladimir Putin’s political party, United Russia, has won a majority in the country’s parliamentary elections.