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India Awards Army Officer Who Used Human Shield In Kashmir By
Just last month, video footage of a young man tied to the front of an army vehicle being paraded in villages located in central Kashmir’s Budgam district went viral. On Monday, Major Leetul Gogoi, who tied the young man to...
Big Pharma’s Pollution Is Creating Deadly Superbugs, While The World Looks The Other Way By
Industrial pollution from Indian pharmaceutical companies making medicines for nearly all the world’s major drug companies is fuelling the creation of deadly superbugs, suggests new research. Global health authorities have no regulations in place to stop this happening. A...
India State Government Blocks Social Media Access, ISPs In Restive Kashmir By
The Jammu and Kashmir government Wednesday blocked nearly 22 social media websites alongside internet service providers for a period of one month or until further notice to get a grip on the escalating protests and clashes in the conflict-ridden region. The state government...
Disturbing Video Shows Indian Army Using Protester As A Human Shield By
Video footage showing a young man tied to the front of an army vehicle being paraded in a village located in central Kashmir’s Budgam district went viral last week over social media. A Hindi-speaker heard in the background says, “Stone throwers will meet a similar...
The Non-Muslim Victims Of Islamophobia By
Just before mass on March 19, Rev. Tomy Kalathoor Mathew, an Indian priest, was stabbed in the neck right before services in Melbourne, Australia. The perpetrator confronted Rev. Mathew, with witnesses claiming that the man accused him of being “a Hindu or Muslim” before...
Dick Cheney: Russian Interference An “Act Of War” By
Former US Vice President and the man whose image appears in the dictionary by the word “neocon”, Dick Cheney criticized Russia’s alleged interference in the U.S. presidential election, saying it could be considered an “act of war” against the U.S. “There’s...
New Data Shows Collapse Of Coal Imminent, Sparks Climate Hope By
The cancellation and retirement of coal power projects in the world’s four key economies is making a profound impact on global efforts to limit climate change to 2C — and thereby stave off its most catastrophic consequences. The amount of coal power in development...
Pepsi, Coca-Cola Facing Boycotts In India Over Water Use By
(REPORT) — Trade organizations in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu are boycotting Coca-Cola and Pepsi amid concerns the two companies are using excessive amounts of water to produce their products. The Guardian reports that “[m]ore than a million traders in India”...
1 Killed, 2 Hospitalized In Racially Motivated Kansas City Bar Shooting By
OLATHE, Kan. (REPORT) — A man has been charged with murder in what some witnesses described as a racially motivated shooting at a crowded suburban Kansas City bar that left one Indian man dead and two other men hospitalized. Local police are working with the FBI to investigate...
Indian Security Forces Are Blinding Hundreds Of Protesters With Shotgun Pellets By
SRINAGAR, India — Indian authorities call the shotgun shells filled with hundreds of small metal pellets a “non-lethal” weapon for crowd control, but that does not make them harmless. They’ve inflicted a permanent toll on hundreds of Kashmiris hit by...