China supports Myanmar’s genocide of Rohingya Muslims, splits intl community: Report

China supports Myanmar’s genocide of Rohingya Muslims, splits intl community: Report

International divisions emerged today ahead of a UN Security Council meeting on a worsening refugee crisis in Myanmar, with China voicing support for a military crackdown that has been criticised by the US, slammed as “ethnic cleansing” and forced 370,000 Rohingya to flee the violence, AFP reported. Beijing’s intervention appears aimed at heading off any […]

Man beaten up for speaking in fluent English in Delhi: Report

Man beaten up for speaking in fluent English in Delhi: Report

A 22-year-old man was thrashed allegedly by five men for speaking with his friend in fluent English while dropping him off at a five-star hotel in Lutyens’ Delhi, police said on Monday, news agency PTI reported. The incident was reported in the early hours of Saturday and three people have been arrested in this connection, […]

Carnage of Muslims in Myanmar a crime against humanity: Guardian editorial

Carnage of Muslims in Myanmar a crime against humanity: Guardian editorial

One of Myanmar’s most influential Buddhist preachers, Ashin Wirathu, preaches compassion towards mosquitoes but death for Muslims. The UK newspaper the Guardian has termed the genocide of Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar “a crime against humanity”.  In its editorial on September 4, the newspaper said, “…the military in Myanmar will not even tolerate their [Rohingya Muslims] existence, and […]

India most corrupt Asian country: Forbes

India most corrupt Asian country: Forbes

A recent survey by the Transparency International states that India is the most corrupt country in Asia, a media report said.  Depicting how pervasive the problem is across Asia, a list released by Forbes – Asia’s Five Most Corrupt Countries – says that India beats Vietnam, Thailand, Pakistan and Myanmar, when it comes to bribery […]

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