Teenager follows a chips and cheese diet

MO East Ayrshire, Scotland

A girl with a food phobia has lived off a diet of chips and cheese for five years – because she claims anything else makes her feel sick.

Jennifer Radigan, 17, eats mostly oven chips and is so repulsed by the thought of eating meat and vegetables she apparently heaves at . . . → Read More: Teenager follows a chips and cheese diet

Boko Haram – a massacre that never got world’s attention

The group’s latest attack on northern Nigeria http://t.co/I0933lTWCb failed to make waves in the world media.

Boko Haram, Nigeria’s Islamist militants, got the world’s attention last year http://fw.to/mZxFCNB after kidnapping 276 schoolgirls. The despicable group still holds most of the girls, is still untamed and now appears to control much of the remote north of . . . → Read More: Boko Haram – a massacre that never got world’s attention

Freedom of Speech does not include insulting other faiths

Pope Francis waded into the debate over freedom of expression following the attacks in Paris, saying that killing in the name of religion is an “aberration,” but adding that those who deride other faiths can expect to provoke a strong—even violent—response.

Speaking in reference to last week’s assault on French publication Charlie Hebdo that left . . . → Read More: Freedom of Speech does not include insulting other faiths

Kerry’s accident in India…

IF THIS HAD HAPPENED IN PAKISTAN, THE WESTERN MEDIA AND USA STATE DEPARTMENT WOULD HAVE REACTED IN FOLLOWING MANNER:-

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Indian Government offices to be cleansed with Cow Piss

(By Vasudha Venugopal) New Delhi:Phenyl, usually the white variety, is the cheap cleaning liquid of choice for floors across India. Anyone venturing into the shopping aisles at the Kendriya Bhandar cooperative’s stores in the Capital can testify to this. Kendriya Bhandar also supplies housekeeping products to central government offices, which use the chemical to keep . . . → Read More: Indian Government offices to be cleansed with Cow Piss

Inciting violence through media

It is now time for the institutions to engage in self-reflection, to sit down and ponder over the current state of affairs and the right way forward. There is a grave need for some institutional debate and reforms to counter the menace of extremism. This unfortunate Peshawar incident not only brought together political . . . → Read More: Inciting violence through media

The bravest journalists of 2014

The year 2014 was a one of contradictions, with stories only brought to life because of those journalists willing to go where the stories were.

The Sochi Olympics were a time of inclusion and world harmony as nations gathered in Russia to put differences aside and celebrate the love of sport, but weeks . . . → Read More: The bravest journalists of 2014

ISIS militant who “exposed” himself

A suspected Isis militant from New Zealand has suspended his Twitter account after mistakenly tweeting his location from Syria.

Mark John Taylor, who reportedly now goes by the name of Mohammad Daniel or Abu Abdul Rahman, failed to turn off the location service on his Twitter account, thereby identifying his whereabouts every time he . . . → Read More: ISIS militant who “exposed” himself

RT (Russia Today) giving BBC a tough time

(By Josh Halliday) The BBC World Service is being financially outgunned by Russian and Chinese state-owned news channels, its former director Peter Horrocks has warned, amid high-level concerns that Britain and the US are losing a global “information war” with the Kremlin.

Horrocks said ministers should review Britain’s spending overseas and consider freeing up extra . . . → Read More: RT (Russia Today) giving BBC a tough time

Role of media critical in war on terror

A parliamentary panel on Tuesday discussed wartime recommendations for the media to counter the narrative of extremists and terrorists in the country, while proposing changes in the existing laws governing public discourse and behaviour on broadcast and social media.

The issue came under discussion during a meeting of the National Assembly Standing Committee on . . . → Read More: Role of media critical in war on terror