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CNN hosts makes ‘racist’ comment to 12-year-old Spelling Bee Champion

CNN hosts makes ‘racist’ comment to 12-year-old Spelling Bee Champion

By News Desk Alisyn Camerota, the host of a CNN show, has been accused of making a ‘racist’ comment when speaking to 12-year-old Ananya Vinay, winner of the Scripps Spelling Bee contest. Ananya, who is of Indian origin but was born and raised in Fresno, California, was recently named champion of the 2017 spelling bee competition, among […]

Riz Ahmed makes TIME’s 100 most influental people list

Riz Ahmed makes TIME’s 100 most influental people list

Riz Ahmed’s made an impact on our lives and we have proof! TIME magazine has just announced its list for 100 most influential people in all aspects of culture and not only does our Riz MC make the cut in the Pioneers section, he’s on one of the covers of Time! Riz Ahmed has been […]

Full-day report: KSE-100 index makes modest gains amidst low volumes

Full-day report: KSE-100 index makes modest gains amidst low volumes

The Pakistan Stock Exchange started the week on a positive note, with the benchmark KSE-100 index gaining 53 points, or 0.11 per cent, by the close of the trading session to reach 47,943. Volumes were led by textile composite and cement company stocks as the benchmark index oscillated between a low of -157 points to […]

Trump makes early move on restricting abortions globally

Trump makes early move on restricting abortions globally

NEW YORK: US President Donald Trump on Monday reinstated a global gag rule that bans US-funded groups around the world from discussing abortion, a move that was widely expected but nonetheless dismayed women’s rights advocates. The rule, which affects American non-governmental organizations working abroad, is one that incoming presidents have used to signal their positions […]

German jet makes emergency landing in Kuwait over hoax bomb threat

German jet makes emergency landing in Kuwait over hoax bomb threat

KUWAIT CITY: A German plane carrying 299 passengers made an emergency landing in Kuwait on Sunday over a hoax bomb threat, authorities in the Gulf emirate said. The aircraft operated by Eurowings, a low-cost carrier owned by Lufthansa, had been travelling from Salalah in Oman to Cologne in Germany when the captain requested an emergency […]

China makes war with Japan six years longer

China makes war with Japan six years longer

BEIJING: China has ordered all schools to teach pupils that its 20th-century war with Japan lasted 14 years rather than eight, the education ministry said on Wednesday, to “strengthen patriotic education”. Chinese textbooks currently date the “Chinese People’s War of Resistance Against Japanese Aggression” to July 7, 1937 and the Marco Polo Bridge Incident which […]